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1.75 gallon glass vase pico

 

Mushroom coral

Sun coral

Zoos

Pulsing xenia

Staghorn hermit crab

Anenome crab

Fire shrimp

Turbo snail

Bumblebee snail

3 hermits


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irishtexan

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Yes I love both of your picos! Where can you get that glass cube and light?

 

texan

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holy crap why is every thing purple except the sun coral and the fire shrimp and that weird brach thingy sticking out of the sand and is it hard to feed sun coral ive read and reasearched it, it suck you have to hand feed it like every other day , when i feed my coral frozen food my cleaner and peppermint shrimps try to eat it so i fend them off while it eats ,do you have troble becuase you have to feed every polyp ?

 

 

 

 

 

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fishbabies

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thanks for the rating! i feed my sun every 3 days....it is a tiny tank and the water is only 6.5 inches deep. I cut the bottom and top off a water bottle to create a cylinder that goes around the coral when feeding. nothing can bother the sun when the cylinder is around it. i just use a syringe and feed most of the polyps...i read that the colony shares so you don't have to feed each polyp....this seems to be true as new miniature polyps are forming. after it has eaten i partially drain the water in the cylinder...about 2 cups worth to prevent pollution as the water volume is less than 1.5 gallons

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Clownfishcrazy1117

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Oh by the way hairyreef, that thing sticking out of the sand is his staghorn hermit. :)

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hi.. like you pico tank....

 

do you mind list out the equipment for your 1.75 gallon glass vase pico.

 

i got one vase pico 1.5 g lay around .. plan to set up one pico reff tank..

 

tq

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thanks for the compliment!

 

 

here's the equipment list with links:

 

 

lighting: Coralife Mini-Aqualight 50/50 http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Product/Prod_Display.cfm?pcatid=11382&N=2004+113345

 

 

Filter: Azoo Palm Filter http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Product/Prod_Display.cfm?pcatid=9821&N=2004+22769

 

 

Heater: Azoo 50w Titanium Heater http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Product/Prod_Display.cfm?pcatid=13966&N=2004+113767

 

 

and an airpump to break water surface and promote gas exchange

 

 

that's it and good luck with your tank! :)

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Wow. I love the mushrooms. They look great. Such vivid color. That's a great idea using a cylinder over the coral to direct feed. :)

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