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Haha :P

Do you see why I hate the Aquasun! It's so pink/purple! (My old light is on the tank right now btw, 1xAquasun, 1xSuper Actinic)


hmm. didn't notice that. :)

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I'm guessing you guys will want a pic of the skimmer and pump too?

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nah, im good.

...pics NOW :P

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Probably a good idea. It is nice to have a light mounted, I know the feeling.

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nah, im good.

...pics NOW :P

I took a pic but it's dirty right now, I'll try to clean it up and take pics tomorrow

Probably a good idea. It is nice to have a light mounted, I know the feeling.

I also plan to hang it by 4 points, instead of just two (for more stability)

I always wondered what might happen to an aquarium during a bigger earthquake
http://www.advanceda...gallon-aquarium
But I'm going to try to figure out a way to secure the tank in a way that doesn't look too ugly

55gal: Reef - 10g: Leaffish Macro-Algae Tank - 3g: Pico Reef - 1.6g: Mini Macro Tank

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yoshii,any idea on what kind of fish your going to put in there?

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Nice job on the rehab Yoshii.

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I took a pic but it's dirty right now, I'll try to clean it up and take pics tomorrow


I also plan to hang it by 4 points, instead of just two (for more stability)

I always wondered what might happen to an aquarium during a bigger earthquake
http://www.advanceda...gallon-aquarium
But I'm going to try to figure out a way to secure the tank in a way that doesn't look too ugly


I am glad I don't have to worry about that here :D

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yoshii,any idea on what kind of fish your going to put in there?

Mocha Clown Pair and Schooling Bannerfish (see sig) are the three that will be moving back in, as far as new fish, I would love to get a Blue Jaw Tilefish and Red Saddled Anthias, unfortunately they are both rare, expensive and may both have decompression issues :(
But besides those, I would really like either a single female Lyretail Anthias or a trio of a smaller (more peaceful) species.
Other random fish I'm thinking about
-Geometric Hawkfish (Perchlet)
-Black Cap Basslet
-Cherub Angel or Coral Beauty (if-y about these guys)
-Red Head Solomon Wrasse
-Trimma gobies
-Yellow Stripe Neon Gobies
-Pearly Jawfish
-Trained Mandarin
I like making up lists of fish I like :P

Nice job on the rehab Yoshii.

Thanks :happy:

I am glad I don't have to worry about that here :D

Yeah, well the only thing I'm worried about is the big quake that we're due for..
I like the small ones tho (we had two yesterday :))

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Mocha Clown Pair and Schooling Bannerfish (see sig) are the three that will be moving back in, as far as new fish, I would love to get a Blue Jaw Tilefish and Red Saddled Anthias, unfortunately they are both rare, expensive and may both have decompression issues :(
But besides those, I would really like either a single female Lyretail Anthias or a trio of a smaller (more peaceful) species.
Other random fish I'm thinking about
-Geometric Hawkfish (Perchlet)
-Black Cap Basslet
-Cherub Angel or Coral Beauty (if-y about these guys)
-Red Head Solomon Wrasse
-Trimma gobies
-Yellow Stripe Neon Gobies
-Pearly Jawfish
-Trained Mandarin
I like making up lists of fish I like :P


nice list you got there :P
+1 on that mandarin,awesome fish.

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nice list you got there :P
+1 on that mandarin,awesome fish.

I'm sure I add to it plenty when I review gobies and blennies!

They are very awesome :) I used to have a trained one in my 10g (which would be moved into here as he grew) but sadly he jumped out when I was on vacation :( This tank I'm making sure has a nice and secure lid/screen

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Fix the rock structure to where it has loads of arches! Arches PWN.

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Ok I'm picking bulbs now, so far I'm thinking
2x UVL Super Actinic
1x ATI Aquablue (may just do 3 Super Actinics instead)
1x UVL Actinic White
(?)1x GE 6500k Daylight (really not sure about this one, but idk what to replace it with)

Opinions? Suggestions? :)


OHHHH, now I'm thinking my friend got a mislabeled bulb.. He got a UVL Super Actinic and it was pink.. Looking online its one of the dark blue bulbs.

Maybe swap out 1 super actinic for a Blue plus, or 2 if you're gonna do 3 super actinics

Love the choice of the 6500K too
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Fix the rock structure to where it has loads of arches! Arches PWN.

I've already got the basic structure planned, but you'll have to wait to see if there's any arches :P

OHHHH, now I'm thinking my friend got a mislabeled bulb.. He got a UVL Super Actinic and it was pink.. Looking online its one of the dark blue bulbs.

Maybe swap out 1 super actinic for a Blue plus, or 2 if you're gonna do 3 super actinics

Love the choice of the 6500K too

You know when I got my Aquasun I had ordered an Actinic White <_<
I love the Super Actinic, it made the whole tank look so much better, not just the corals

I heard the Aquablue can bring out a little more reds and pinks, will the Blue+ do the same?

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Ok no pics of the skimmer, but I got more rock, bulbs, thermometer and another K 750 today :)
Oh, and tested my water:
Ammonia - 0
Nitrite - 0
Nitrate - 1
I didn't except any Ammonia or Nitrite, but tested just in case :)

Pics coming in a sec!

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I want an MP40. I don't like how much the Koralias stick out so much

And some of Karen Talbot's work

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I want an MP40. I don't like how much the Koralias stick out so much

And some of Karen Talbot's work

I vote for MP40s. Get me an MP10w with a controller while you're at it.

You're the type of man who passes by sports illustrated and grabs encyclopedia brittanica when you take a dump, huh?

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And koralias suck lol.

MP40 FTW, I have one in my tank and I'd never go back to using anything else.

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I vote for MP40s. Get me an MP10w with a controller while you're at it.

Lol if you buy me a MP40 I'll buy you a MP10 :lol:

And koralias suck lol.

MP40 FTW, I have one in my tank and I'd never go back to using anything else.

Yeah, especially these newer ones. I really don't like the "gentle and wide" flow, but idk what other pumps I would get (other ones with better flow are too bulky)

I wonder if I can ask my dad to pay half for an MP40.... :ninja:

Oh I need to buy a overflow & pump too gah I need more money



Lol nevermind just checked the price, I thought it was only like $400

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New LR, 3 pieces take up a 5g bucket
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The biggest piece-eggcrate for scale
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I think it's pretty cool :)
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Again, this is not the scape, I just threw them in there until I can scape it all
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Ew purple
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Yes, I got Aquasun even though I hate it cause I don't want two 6500k bulbs, Aquasun is the nest closest to "10k"

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Yoshii wanted me to "Post about how great my tank is and how awesome I am :lol:" so here it is:

Yoshii's tank is great and she is awesome. True story.

Another true story: I had a muffin for breakfast but I really wanted waffles.

You're the type of man who passes by sports illustrated and grabs encyclopedia brittanica when you take a dump, huh?

Did someone mention Alto ???
Im GAGA for Alto !!

I'd give you a hug but you might stab me

29 gallon reef; 20 gallon angler lagoon

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that sounds so conceited out of context!

Lol I had a pot pie for breakfast/lunch

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that sounds so conceited out of context!

Lol I had a pot pie for brunch

I know that's why I put it there! And no one will know what the context of the PM was. There really needs to be an evil laugh emoticon...


Fixed.

You're the type of man who passes by sports illustrated and grabs encyclopedia brittanica when you take a dump, huh?

Did someone mention Alto ???
Im GAGA for Alto !!

I'd give you a hug but you might stab me

29 gallon reef; 20 gallon angler lagoon

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I know that's why I put it there! And no one will know what the context of the PM was. There really needs to be an evil laugh emoticon...


Fixed.

<_<

well it was breakfast for me, but I had it at a later time

Anyways, do you guys think I should stick with a 300gph overflow or maybe switch to a 500gph or something
It will just cost more and I'll need a bigger pump too

55gal: Reef - 10g: Leaffish Macro-Algae Tank - 3g: Pico Reef - 1.6g: Mini Macro Tank

I swear yoshii you turn every thread into a chat box lol!!!

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<_<

well it was breakfast for me, but I had it at a later time

Anyways, do you guys think I should stick with a 300gph overflow or maybe switch to a 500gph or something
It will just cost more and I'll need a bigger pump too

The bigger the better IMO. 10x overturn rate would be better for filtration.

You're the type of man who passes by sports illustrated and grabs encyclopedia brittanica when you take a dump, huh?

Did someone mention Alto ???
Im GAGA for Alto !!

I'd give you a hug but you might stab me

29 gallon reef; 20 gallon angler lagoon

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