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40G Soft Coral Reef Aquarium


40G Soft Coral Reef Aquarium

My 40g breeder reef aquarium. The tank is a little over 2 years old. I'll be moving the corals to a larger tank this winter, so here is my first and last post on nano-reefs. SPS seems to be all the craze today, but I really enjoy the beautiful shapes and movements of soft corals. I've found that the feeding requirements, flow rates, and water conditions for soft corals, clams and LPS corals complement each other nicely.


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    chilled_fire
    Dec 09 2011 08:26 AM
    sweet !
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    chilled_fire
    Dec 09 2011 08:27 AM
    i see ur running t5hos can u let me know the combo as well has how many hours do u leave them on ?
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    patrickbush
    Dec 09 2011 08:30 AM
    Very nice, I admit I have the sps bug, but I love the look of softie/lps dominant tanks.
    Thanks for the comments. I'm running (4) T5 36" fixture with (front to back) ATI Blue Plus, ATI Aquablue Special, GE 6500, ATI Aquablue Special. I run the ATI Blue plus and GE (12) hours and the (2) Aquablue Specials for (6) hours. I've also used (2) Aqua Blue Plus and (2) GE 6500 with similar results.
    SPS corals are overrated. You have a beautiful set up! What's the size of the new tank?
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    nor_cal_nano
    Dec 09 2011 10:35 AM
    10*s easy
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    doppelganger
    Dec 09 2011 11:01 AM
    wow beautiful!
    beautiful composition, husbandry and philosophy!
    is that kenya tree on far right?
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    animalmaster6
    Dec 09 2011 11:35 AM
    Fantastic!!