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22 hours ago, Reefkid88 said:

Frag system's are super ideal for them. Man get some Acan's and cook them babies in the frag tank !!!  BSA has some super nice "asian" acan's for super cheap. 

I haven't bought coral since the CSB! I think all year I've bought a total of 2 corals. My goal is to buy no corals, and trade for them instead.

20 hours ago, pokerdobe said:

 

Is your frag system tied into your display, or standalone?

It's tied together. If one thrives, so does the other. If one dies, so does the other.  It's all or nothing.

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10 minutes ago, xiaoxiy said:

I haven't bought coral since the CSB! I think all year I've bought a total of 2 corals. My goal is to buy no corals, and trade for them instead.

It's tied together. If one thrives, so does the other. If one dies, so does the other.  It's all or nothing.

If you could go back and change it up, would you reconsider tying it in? Just curious. 

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xiaoxiy
5 hours ago, pokerdobe said:

If you could go back and change it up, would you reconsider tying it in? Just curious. 

I would keep it tied in. It's so much easier when everything runs off of the same system. I only have to test one tank and I know how the other is doing. Same with dosing too. 

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Speaking of larger frag tank: I upgrade quick. It's a 45x20 footprint.

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Everything now has room to grow out!

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2 hours ago, xiaoxiy said:

Speaking of larger frag tank: I upgrade quick. It's a 45x20 footprint.

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Everything now has room to grow out!

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I'd shop at this store 😅

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The rics in that basket 🤯, solid red Yuma especially. 
 

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xiaoxiy
14 hours ago, Justind823 said:

I'd shop at this store 😅

Lmao. My spouse made a similar comment about how I should start selling corals. I'm a much bigger fan of trading corals though.

10 hours ago, mitten_reef said:

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The rics in that basket 🤯, solid red Yuma especially. 

That Yuma is one of my favorites. I traded away one of each ricordea frag this week to a local buddy, who is going to give some assorted ricordeas soon in return. I'm looking forward to expanding my ric collection.

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Very nice ricordea- I’d love those red ones in my tank. 

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I'm going to try to do weekly mini updates this year. Here's my Sunday update for 1/10/2021:

 

It's amazing how much flow a XF130 can put out. I'm nowhere near 100%. 

 

A few of my acros have started to hit a stride again with growth. The biggest grower so far this year is the pink millepora. I'm still dosing 2x daily dosage of KZ Flatworm Stop. It's been almost a month and a half since my last dip, and I'm not seeing any signs of AEFW yet.

 

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Sunday Updates: No major changes/issues with the tank, which is great news. The acros appear to really be enjoying the stability again.

 

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15 minutes ago, xiaoxiy said:

Sunday Updates: No major changes/issues with the tank, which is great news. The acros appear to really be enjoying the stability again.

 

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The growth rate in this tank is just unreal!

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6 hours ago, mitten_reef said:

The growth rate in this tank is just unreal!

I often forget how things grow, but it always astounds me every time I do a time lapse. I highly recommend taking weekly photos of your corals. When you stitch the images together, the changes become really obvious!

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Sunday Update #3: Not much has changed from a tank perspective. I ran a cycle of Chemiclean this weekend to take care of some Cyano in the display and frag tank. Otherwise corals keep plugging along. I'm also planning on picking up a Sony A6000 today, which should be a nice upgrade from my Iphone photos in the future. This being said, my timelapse gifs will still be via my phone.

 

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Growth Time Lapse:

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Here's a few of the Sony A6000 photos I took around noon. I need to get better at aperture, focal length and iso selections. Post-processing is hard too :(.

 

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