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Hey everyone,

This thread is my Entry into the "Official 3 and Under Pico Contest"


JBJ3 gallon picotope
Filter
- Stock filter
- AC70 fuge w/ chaeto

Light
- Stock light
- TruAqua 21 led light w/3 moonlights
- 5 E27 bulbs(2 b/w, 1all b, 1 all w, 1 multicolor w. remote)w/ pvc setup


Heater
- Hydor 25W heater

Corals
- Viatnamese zoanthids
- Eagle eye zoanthid
- Pulsing Xenia
- Orange Florida Ricordea
- Green Florida Ricordea
- Acan Echinata
- 2 Acans
- Purple Mushroom
- Watermelon Mushrooms
- Trumphet

Inverts
- 1 Scarlet red cleaner shrimp
- 1 Astrea snail
- 2 Dwarf blue leg hermit crabs
- 1 Spotted lettuce Nudibranch
- 1 Red legged hermit crab
- 2 Nassarius snails

Fish
- 1 Black nose damsel (1/4" in length)

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Prob too soon, but decided to do some tests.

Cal - 460
PH - 8
NH - 0
NO2 - 0
NO3 - 10
PO2 - 2
SG - 1.025

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Pics of what should be the final scape, except for some tinkering. omgomgomg

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Just upgraded to the AC70, turned it into a fuge, w my heater. Next is a new light so i can put the stock light on the fuge for the chaeto.

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That's looking good!

I'm sure it will look evenbetter once you start to stock it.

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Very nice so far. Good job.

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Thanks, im itching to start stocking it, and I'm still waiting for my new light.

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Just added an astrea snail, the lfs was out of everthing else. Going back tommorow to get the rest of my cuc.

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King of the mountain!

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Added a scarlet red cleaner shrimp, two dwarf blue leg hermit crabs, and a spotted lettuce Nudibranch.

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Changed the scape a lil again not sure which i like better. Alo added a red legged hermit, and 2 Nassarius snails.

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First pics for the competition!
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Newest additions! Viatnamese, and Eagle eye zoas, and an Xenia.

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Just added two acans and a purple mushroom

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Just added two acans and a purple mushroom

omgomgomg pics pics pics pics pics pics pics pics omgomgomg

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Here you go, new pics.

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Here's a couple xtra pics

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Actinics, very bright in person not the best pics
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Looks good! Appears bigger than 3G in the pics :)

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Looks good! Appears bigger than 3G in the pics :)


Thanks! I know the guy at my lfs said the same thing haha. Just got the new iphone and lovin the camera my old one sucked im finally able to get good pics

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love ur scape. ur making me want to gt one for college

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Nice acans...I'm a bit addicted to acans myself, I have different morphs, though a couple are pretty similar.

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love ur scape. ur making me want to gt one for college


Go for it! These lil tanks are really fun, and it keeps your exspenses down somewhat for SW. This is my first pico and i love it.

Nice acans...I'm a bit addicted to acans myself, I have different morphs, though a couple are pretty similar.


your frags look really nice im thinkin of placing an order w them, i just wish i had a frag tank, i think im gonna get one in the works for the near future.

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Here's a couple of pics ofmy lighting build. I just used 1-1/4 pvc, 2 standard 2 prong extension cords, and rubber e27 sockets.

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May 1st FTS, FES

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Heres a couple new zoas
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That is a sweet light array! Looks awesome.
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That is a sweet light array! Looks awesome.


Thanks! The lights were cheap and so far i really like the way they turned out. In the future i might add some different color combos, but cant right now due to the contest.