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Old 06-02-2005, 12:01 PM   #11
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Nice pics. what kind of camera you using?

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Old 06-02-2005, 12:23 PM   #12
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Great pics and congrats on the baby!!!!

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Old 06-02-2005, 02:17 PM   #13
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Man, I want your clown. He's so purdy. Almost red.
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Old 06-03-2005, 03:58 PM   #14
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Very nice pics! Everything looks very healthy. Schoeplein you can have the clown i want the toadstool leather...
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Old 06-03-2005, 09:43 PM   #15
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I updated the pics in the original post, they are much smaller now, should load quickly for most people on broadband.

To answer some questions...

-The tank is just over 8 months old. I have pics from back then all the way to now. Just to give you an idea of the progression, he is the first pic I ever took of my marine tank:

-I do not use any supplements. Just water changes, roughly 10%->15% a week.

-Water paraments have been easy for me to maintain. I did this tank very slowly and it has worked out so far. It was always a goal of mine to have 2 pounds of LR per gallon and a good skimmer for Berlin method filtration. I added the rock in 4 batches until I reached 30+ pounds to meet my goal, and I run the Remora 24/7. I skim wet as well, I feel it gets more waste of of the tank, even if it wastes some water.

-Camera was a Canon 10D that belongs to my friend. I only have a Canon A60, but will upgrade soon

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Originally Posted by fishfreek
The clown shots are outstanding. Clowns are always hard to photograph at least i think so since they never really stop moving.
I have never. ever. ever ever ever. Gotten a good shot of my clowns.

that is a great amount of progress. much more than I have been able to do in over a year.

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Software:2 Tank-Raised Ocellaris Clowns, 1 Purple Firefish, 1 Electric Orange hermit crab, 18 Blue Legged hermit crabs, 8 or so Nassarius snails, Xenia, Blue, green, and Green Striped Mushrooms.

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