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  1. Made in Africa - A Shallow Reef V2

    Thanks TJ, you're right I should probably get onto those this weekend. My Halichoeres wrasse was much worse than this one with dumping sand everywhere but it certainly has reminded me of the fact that they do that. I wake up to crystal clean water and after a while it's not so clear. Haha. Oh well.
  2. Made in Africa - A Shallow Reef V2

    I honestly have no idea what their name is. We don't really have many names for Zoas here in South Africa. They looks similar to the Armor of God Palys in the US. Sorry, that's not very helpful. Thanks, me too. Thanks, indeed. Thanks Brad, I've had the older group for over a year now with no real issues, one is a bit of an outsider but they're pretty chilled for the most part. I generally lose a max of 1 from each group I have added in the past.
  3. Made in Africa - A Shallow Reef V2

    Yah super cool, I've never kept a Leopard before and honestly they have never really been on my radar but I'm a fan now. I might add a Potters in as well but that will wait (or not) depending on what the suppliers have available in the coming weeks, haha.
  4. Salifert are great IMO. It's pretty obvious when the colour has changed.
  5. Made in Africa - A Shallow Reef V2

    Ornate Leopard Wrasse (Macropharyngodon ornatus) - New Addition; I went to the store to buy a KH test kit and came home with a test kit and an Ornate Leopard Wrasse this weekend. I snapped some images this morning before the lights came on, it's markings are truly beautiful. In other news, using a manual focus lens with wrasses is not ideal. Blue/Green Chromis (Chromis Viridis); They may not be the fanciest fish but I love them.
  6. jedimasterben

    Congrats Ben!
  7. Made in Africa - A Shallow Reef V2

    Thanks. That sounds amazing! They aren't the most popular of the tangs but I really love it. Thanks. Shallow tanks rule.
  8. Ultum Nature Systems 60U

    The vast majority of SPS we get here are maricultured and IME they are pretty hardy. Keep things stable and try not to frag them for a while and I'm sure they will be just fine.
  9. Ultum Nature Systems 60U

    Beautiful tank, sorry to hear about the losses. Unfortunately these things happen. Some of those mini colonies in your frag tank look amazing.
  10. Made in Africa - A Shallow Reef V2

    Bali Slimer; An early morning backlit image of the newest addition to the tank. It's settling in nicely. Looking forward to getting more Acros.
  11. Made in Africa - A Shallow Reef V2

    Thanks, my Tang tends to hang out with the Starry Blenny most while grazing.
  12. Made in Africa - A Shallow Reef V2

    Gang Signs; Added some more Chromis to my tank which brings the gang up to 8 members, they mostly enjoy each others' company but from time to time a shank comes out. I'll grab one more to have an uneven number, even numbers are weird. The Atlantic Blue Tang is a great little fish. I'd never considered one but this was a gift from my LFS for the tank delay which was super generous. And I must say, I really like it. Super mellow and beautiful IMO. In other news, I added a couple of tester Acros, they seem to be doing really well. I'll get some pics of those added shortly.
  13. PhotoBucket can kiss my bASS- $399!

    This whole situation bites for the internet. So many forums have been ruined by this.
  14. Asureef's Red Sea Reefer

    Sorry to hear about the Acro troubles. It sucks when it seems to come out of nowhere (which seems to often be the case) and it really isn't fun losing old corals. Beautiful pictures though, I love your fish selection. How do you like the Bartlett's Anthias? I'm looking to add some more "schooling" fish to my tank but am not interested in the more fragile Anthias, regardless of how beautiful they are - they are just too stressful.