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Well i thought i had started a page for my tank but after searching i guess not. well heres the low down on what i got running my system.

Hardware:
27 Gallon tank
150 watt 20000K M/H with T5 Actinic
CPR bakpak Skimmer – (Replaced) AquaC Remora
100 watt Marineland Stealth Heater – (Replaced and smashed to pieces lol) Eheim Jager heater

Livestock:
-Fish:
True Percula Clownfish
Dispar Anthias

-Inverts:
Too many snails and hermit crabs
Coral Banded Shrimp
Fighting Conch

Corals:
-Soft corals
Kedds Red Zoas
Pink Toadstool Leather
Nuclear Green Palys
Fire and Ice Zoas
Blue Cloves
Emerald Eye Zoas

-LPS corals
Pink with Green Frogspawn
Green with Pink Hammer
Orange Lobo
Galaxia
Green Candycanes
Christmas Favia
Green Trachphylliid Coral
Green and Yellow Chalice
Tyree Pink Eye Favia
Purple and Green Tipped Torch
Purple with Green Eyed Favia
Gold Acan
Aussie Joker's Micromussa

-SPS corals
Sunset Monti
Red Montipora Digitata
Purple Haze Monti
Idaho Grape Monti
Green Birds Nest
ORA Red Planet Acro
Green Slimmer
Garf Bonsai
Red with Purple Tip Acro
Purple with Light Blue Acro
ORA Hawkins Echinata
ORA Birds of Paradise

Edited by Alkamist, 25 March 2012 - 09:17 AM.


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That's a lot of coral. This will be amazing when it matures and grows out.

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Thanks Larry! i really can't wait for it to all grow out!

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I am eternally jealous of your skunk clown.

I wish I'd got skunk clowns :P

You've got some lovely coral in there. It'll be a real treat watching it all mature.

EDIT: And while I'm thinking of it, I can't help but notice you've got a Marineland Stealth heater... I assume you know this but they've been re-called for 'sploding and burning stuff.

Edited by NewZealandReefie, 09 August 2011 - 06:41 PM.

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I am eternally jealous of your skunk clown.

I wish I'd got skunk clowns :P

You've got some lovely coral in there. It'll be a real treat watching it all mature.

EDIT: And while I'm thinking of it, I can't help but notice you've got a Marineland Stealth heater... I assume you know this but they've been re-called for 'sploding and burning stuff.


i haven't updated in a while but damm heater spiked my temp up to 86 from 79 and i lost a few corals but now everything is looking a lot better and i got even more corals lol

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Just updating some pics

Frags ready for their final place in the tank
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More frags!!!
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And REDPLANET!!!!
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up dates i picked up a pair of clowns from my lfs and the guy working there let them go for 30, also i found out they were from some ones tank that sold them to them. But the weirdest thing happen the next day, they liked my tank so much they chose my frogspawn as a host and the frogspawn doesn't seam to mind them :P looks like they found a home in 2 days lol

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Just got an army of snails from reefcleaners and wow that was a lot of snails! they are looking great and all ready started moving around, plus there were a couple hermits in the mix as well. Best place i have ever gotten a clean up crew.

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well i bit the bullet and jumped into leds

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going to pick another up next week once my lfs gets more in stock.

also got two new frags, a ora tri color valida an ora purple stylophora

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We need an update! FTS and whatever else you've got.

Please. :)

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i havent updated in a good while, ill post some pics and growth shots later once my lights go on and everything wakes up.

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green skin and purple polyp pocillopora
May 2012
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October 2012
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Its grown more since then but its recovering from a nutrient spike.

ORA Ponape Birdsnest
October 2012
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December 2012
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ORA Purple Stylophora
April 2012
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December 2012
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And some randoms

purple and red favia
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Clowns just clowning around
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Top of the reef
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And a hermit just hanging out in the frag tank
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