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On 11/23/2018 at 1:29 PM, DSFIRSTSLTWATER said:

I like the nem :smilie:. I want to get some macro algae for my 20 would be cool to have some plant life in there plus it would be nice to help with nutrients

Definitely get some! 

 

 

 

I went went to Montreal today to get some new frags. Came home with 6 AWESOME mushrooms. Yes I’m obsessed with mushrooms now. 

 

This is rainbow yuma is the show stopper! 

 

 

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1 hour ago, Sharbuckle said:

Definitely get some!

Trying to figure out what to get and how to do it. Looks like most places I can find online are sold out.

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Not sure I’ve posted about it before but I’ve noticed I have about three or four different kinds of baby gorgonian growing in different spots of the tank. Now, two of them I know for sure are from the gorgonian itself encrusting on to the rock before I moved it and a piece was left behind. However, two I can’t explain, they just seem to have popped up out of nowhere. Here are some crappy pics.

 

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Also, my yellow Fiji leather looks like it’s very close to dropping a baby! Which would be very very very cool, seeing as you can’t find them anywhere and they’re damn near impossible to frag. 

 

 

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3 minutes ago, Sharbuckle said:

Not sure I’ve posted about it before but I’ve noticed I have about three or four different kinds of baby gorgonian growing in different spots of the tank. Now, two of them I know for sure are from the gorgonian itself encrusting on to the rock before I moved it and a piece was left behind. However, two I can’t explain, they just seem to have popped up out of nowhere. Here are some crappy pics.

 

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2 minutes ago, Sharbuckle said:

Also, my yellow Fiji leather looks like it’s very close to dropping a baby! Which would be very very very cool, seeing as you can’t find them anywhere and they’re damn near impossible to frag. 

 

 

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Thats awesome!! 😃

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1 hour ago, WV Reefer said:

 

 

 

Thats awesome!! 😃

Right? now im not really sure if its actually dropping a baby or if its just some sort of growth, i dont know do much about that. But im so tempted to snip it off and find out. From what i've read though, true yellow fijis do not respond well to being clipped and the mother colony often dies. 

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23 minutes ago, Sharbuckle said:

Right? now im not really sure if its actually dropping a baby or if its just some sort of growth, i dont know do much about that. But im so tempted to snip it off and find out. From what i've read though, true yellow fijis do not respond well to being clipped and the mother colony often dies. 

 

I would just let them do their thing then.  🙂

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38 minutes ago, WV Reefer said:

 

I would just let them do their thing then.  🙂

good call

 

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I love taking shots with the blues off! It looks so much more natural, especially with gorgonians and leathers. Some photos for your viewing pleasure.

 

 

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8 minutes ago, Sharbuckle said:

I love taking shots with the blues off! It looks so much more natural, especially with gorgonians and leathers. Some photos for your viewing pleasure.

 

 

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Love that first corner shot. 

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11 minutes ago, WV Reefer said:

Love that first corner shot. 

Thank you! 

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Looking fantastic.  

 

On my old 600 I had a giant leather like yours.  Mine reproduced like crazy.  What it would do was those curls at the top would become more pronounced and eventually pinch and fall off and drift around the tank.  They would implant them selves and grow.  I bet I had 50 babies all around my tank.  Was one of my favorite corals. 

     

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59 minutes ago, Jeff Hood said:

Looking fantastic.  

 

On my old 600 I had a giant leather like yours.  Mine reproduced like crazy.  What it would do was those curls at the top would become more pronounced and eventually pinch and fall off and drift around the tank.  They would implant them selves and grow.  I bet I had 50 babies all around my tank.  Was one of my favorite corals. 

     

Very cool! Thanks for the info 

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On 11/28/2018 at 7:33 PM, Sharbuckle said:

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It's gorgeous @Sharbuckle! Everything really has room to spread out now, that's awesome to see the yellow fiji leather reproducing now too!

On 11/28/2018 at 7:56 AM, Sharbuckle said:

Not sure I’ve posted about it before but I’ve noticed I have about three or four different kinds of baby gorgonian growing in different spots of the tank. Now, two of them I know for sure are from the gorgonian itself encrusting on to the rock before I moved it and a piece was left behind. However, two I can’t explain, they just seem to have popped up out of nowhere. Here are some crappy pics.

 

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😲 I don't know that I've ever seen this before in a tank, that's amazing! Keep taking progress photos as they grow out if you can.

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17 hours ago, Christopher Marks said:

It's gorgeous @Sharbuckle! Everything really has room to spread out now, that's awesome to see the yellow fiji leather reproducing now too!

😲 I don't know that I've ever seen this before in a tank, that's amazing! Keep taking progress photos as they grow out if you can.

Thanks CM. i absolutely love seeing the corals spread out and happy. Ill definitely be posting progress pics of the gorgonians growing out.

 

 

 

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I know the tank is young but im really thinking of getting a Clam. I think a giant clam would be a perfect centrepiece for this tank. What do you guys think?

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Ripping out the manifold today and replacing the return line with soft tubing. The vibrating is just becoming a nightmare, I realized that for the type of system I’m running I definitely don’t need  manifold. So this should drastically reduce vibration, will be putting a soft rubber pad under the return as well to help. Fingers crossed. 

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UPDATE:

 

not the plumbing’s fault. It’s the piece of junk Eheim. Loudest return I’ve ever owned. A friend is lending me one of his Chinese pumps for now until I go pick up a sicce syncra 3. Annoyed

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1 hour ago, Sharbuckle said:

UPDATE:

 

not the plumbing’s fault. It’s the piece of junk Eheim. Loudest return I’ve ever owned. A friend is lending me one of his Chinese pumps for now until I go pick up a sicce syncra 3. Annoyed

What kind of Eheim you got?

I have 2 1250’s, one is 3 years old ever since I had the freshwater tank and it’s as silent as the new one.

You just have to put some rubber tubing under it or some suction cups of some sort. Hard plastic on glass will most definitely cause vibrations.

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52 minutes ago, Andreww said:

What kind of Eheim you got?

I have 2 1250’s, one is 3 years old ever since I had the freshwater tank and it’s as silent as the new one.

You just have to put some rubber tubing under it or some suction cups of some sort. Hard plastic on glass will most definitely cause vibrations.

Not only is the pump on suction cups, it is also on a rubber mat. Loud rattling pump none the less. 

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1 minute ago, Sharbuckle said:

Not only is the pump on suction cups, it is also on a rubber mat. Loud rattling pump none the less. 

Yikes, I hate them rattles😖

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Wow Sharbuckle, the new tank is really sharp.  I love it!

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14 minutes ago, vlangel said:

Wow Sharbuckle, the new tank is really sharp.  I love it!

Thank you ❤️

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Love taking pictures at night with the whites turned up. Makes for a good shot.

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