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Kataro

150G Rimless Macroalgae Tank

I wanted to share my larger tank on here with you guys. It used to be a full blown SPS tank. I recently converted to a algae / NPS type tank.

 

Picture of the tank before

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Right side FTS (Left side is full of corals at the moment)

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Dragonbreath

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Ochtode

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Violet Dream

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Red Grape (Botryocladia)

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Red Leaf

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Dragonface pair

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Blue Maxi-Mini

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Pom-Pom Crab

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My Gobies (VERY SMALL)

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ORA Tiger Goby (gobiosoma macrodon)

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Eviota pellucida

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Trimma Striata

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Trimma Rubromaculatus

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Eviota Bifasciata

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Porcelain Crab

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Gracilaria

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Masked Goby (Coryphopterus personatus) x13

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Penicillus Dumetosusp

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Spider Sponge (Trikentrion flabelliforme)

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Gorgonian

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Sargassum Sp.

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Turtle Grass (Thalassia Testudinum)

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Awesome! I love the livestock.

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Very hard fish to photograph, always hiding

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multicolor algae (green / red / purple)

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Seagrasses are dying since I messed up some of the rhizome. Others are growing pretty well though.

 

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Some of my maxi anemone

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Side shots

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Pipefish

 

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That's kinda cool...It's interesting to see the diffrent types of Macro Algae's out there. I'd be interested in reading and seeing more pics about an Algae dominate tank....What type of maintance comes with doing this? I would assume that trimming would be ur biggest prob?

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Some phone picture of new inhabitant.

 

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(Hard to see but it's a feather starfish)

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And this video was shot on Friday of the Tank.

 

The biggest problem I've faced is finding spot for the algae to grow. Some like to grow in certain condition, and doesn't look too good if you put them in a spot they dont like. I also have problem with nuissance algae growing on top of these algae, but easily remove.

 

 

Edit : How do you embed a video on here?

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I'm loving this tank...I love that u've taken a more laid back landscape..your not sporting all these "Hey-look-how-bright-I-am" corals..it's looks so much more realistic. I think ur choice of fish also adds to this look. Very good looking tank...Very good job.

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Managed to get some more picture. I had some really cool macro but they withered away sadly =/

 

Once I'm back in July, planning to get more sea apple / feather starfish / small gobies/ and alot more sexy shrimps / anemone shrimp!

 

Fauchea? (Sp)

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Laurencia

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Sea Apple

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Goby

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Featherstarfish (had him for 4-5 months now)

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