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Old 07-13-2013, 04:17 PM   #641
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I took a video on my phone of my tank I guess post it on YouTube then paste the link here is the easiest?
Yes that will work fine.

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Old 07-17-2013, 06:18 PM   #642
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I have a video on my cell but when I try and upload it to YouTube it says its too long so ill try later
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:19 PM   #643
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I really wanna do sps. I don't know why the 2 pieces bleached. Everything else is fine.
Here's a before and after picture of 1 coral


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wow
mine did the complete opposite




I keep my lights about 50%
mine is almost at the top of the rocks
do you still use the egg crate top or is it open I still have the crate on mine
I also have a high current everything seems to like it
I know how hard you have been busting your butt getting your tank looking good too
so I do feel your pain
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I fired the maintenance guy working on my tanks since they were starting to look horrible , I'm sick yes but not lazy I got my tanks back up to my standards in less than 3 weeks it just takes TLC , I got my wife helping with what she can and I do my best to get the rest ,
I know you Tommy you'll get it together in no time if I can you can too and your healthy lol
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:14 PM   #645
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Thanks for the great words. I appreciate it. I do not have the egg crates there anymore. I took them off after the goby jumped. I like the open top more now. I did order the screen, a brand new rodi unit, 10lb rubble for my sump, so I'm gonna give the top another shot. The 55 is so narrow about 12-13" deep so it's hard to make a nice looking top when I need to go around the overflow, return nozzle, and hob skimmer which I wish I never had. Want to put it in sump but its too tall. It won't sit in the water line.
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:42 PM   #646
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Sorry to hear the bleaching Tommy. I wonder how slowly you acclimate them to your lights and how much par those LEDs put out. I have my AI fixtures on up to 95% on the blues & 90% whites at my peak period and have the green birdsnest about 20-24" below the lights and nothing bleaches.
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Old 07-17-2013, 09:36 PM   #647
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wow
mine did the complete opposite

I keep my lights about 50%
mine is almost at the top of the rocks
do you still use the egg crate top or is it open I still have the crate on mine
I also have a high current everything seems to like it
I know how hard you have been busting your butt getting your tank looking good too
so I do feel your pain
hope you get it figured out
I fired the maintenance guy working on my tanks since they were starting to look horrible , I'm sick yes but not lazy I got my tanks back up to my standards in less than 3 weeks it just takes TLC , I got my wife helping with what she can and I do my best to get the rest ,
I know you Tommy you'll get it together in no time if I can you can too and your healthy lol
Seaweed your lights are 20" above tank? It's ok Tommy I had to turn mine down to, i bleached a couple mine were at 60/ 40 know there at 50/30 any higher everything will be on the sand.
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I burned 500 dollars worth of corals with my radions. Only thing left is my blue trumpet, which was ironically dying before hand.
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actually I think I measured wrong my frame that the light hangs on is 20" inch above the tank
the top of tank to face of light is 16"
sorry on the mix up
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Tommy. Also check to make sure you're not blasting them with to much flow.
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:15 PM   #651
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I have 2 hydor 750's on each side of the tank shouldn't be too much flow. They weren't in direct flow either. I'm getting a jabeo wp25 soon from a group buy on a more local forum so that would be an upgrade and more random flow instead. I recent lost my torch too. It's one of the first corals I had. That - was mainly in direct flow though. This sucks.
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Do a full test may not be the lights.
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I will. I'm doing a water change after work (I used to change once a month now I do every Friday) so ill post my parameters before and after here. Thanks guys. Also, going to pick up a dendro today so my stuff better be in line haha


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You should make sure levels are good before adding more
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Just got my jabeo wp-25!! A member from a local forum just dropped it off for me. Can't wait to get home and hook it up!
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Just finalized a deal with a member from a local forum for a 75 gallon tank and a stand! I'm picking it up on friday and if everything goes my way, the transfer will be done and complete by Saturday night.
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Just finalized a deal with a member from a local forum for a 75 gallon tank and a stand! I'm picking it up on friday and if everything goes my way, the transfer will be done and complete by Saturday night.
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No not at all! It's just easier to grab a tank at a good price that's 10 miles away then wish and pray on here I find someone on Long Island lol.
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No not at all! It's just easier to grab a tank at a good price that's 10 miles away then wish and pray on here I find someone on Long Island lol.
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