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Unread 10/15/2007, 10:07 PM   #1
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LPS Tank done Right

Been working all summer on this switching over from my 90. Bumped up to a 180.
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Unread 10/15/2007, 10:09 PM   #2
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Some of the corals in it

Yellow Plate


Red Plate


4 Color Chalice


Immolation Echino


Green Scoly


Pink Speckled Scoly


Ruby Eyed Echino



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Unread 10/15/2007, 10:20 PM   #3
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real nice stuff I love it.


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Unread 10/16/2007, 12:20 AM   #4
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Few months more growth and this could be TOTM.


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Unread 10/16/2007, 06:38 AM   #5
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Beautiful LPS! I really like that immolation echino!


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Unread 10/16/2007, 09:52 AM   #6
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Extremely nice & very well done. Wish I had the health & budget for such a tank ( & the room!).

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Unread 10/16/2007, 10:49 AM   #7
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holy smokes, how long do you spend feeding!!!!


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Unread 10/16/2007, 11:50 AM   #8
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Wow, that's alot of frags. Impressive!


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Unread 10/16/2007, 12:13 PM   #9
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Very nice looking tank. I could go shopping in that thing for sure!


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Unread 10/16/2007, 12:21 PM   #10
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your tank is awesome!!


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Unread 10/16/2007, 01:30 PM   #11
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I agree, a few months of good growth and you could be TOTM in my book.


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Unread 10/16/2007, 02:13 PM   #12
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love it


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Unread 10/16/2007, 02:36 PM   #13
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Take about 80% of the corals out, let them grow in and call it good

Looks like a fish store tank to me with a ton of hot items forsale.

my 2 cents,
nice sweet corals, just way to many of them


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Unread 10/16/2007, 02:40 PM   #14
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I enjoy the LPS look so much more these days...just wonderful colors and you did an awesome job


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Unread 10/16/2007, 09:50 PM   #15
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Thanks guys for the compliments.
Feeding is done very easily. I turn off my pumps and drop coral frenzy in 2-3 times a week and leave the pumps off for an hour or so.

Yes I agree its alot of frags and personally really hate that look but its the only way to get some of the morphs I want. So a year of growth and it will be more of how I like it.

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Unread 10/17/2007, 05:27 AM   #16
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Really beautiful tank Reef monger. You have so many diffferent
Lps in there. I like the Ruby eyed echino.


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Unread 10/17/2007, 05:38 AM   #17
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You do have all the sweet morphs, nice collection forsure!


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Unread 10/17/2007, 05:47 AM   #18
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Little Acan Party


Red Goni of 2 years


Cool Favia


Oulophyllia



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Unread 10/17/2007, 06:02 AM   #19
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Wow!
Are coral frenzy feedings sufficient for such big corals, as scolymia? Mine ate a lot, and a meaty pieces.

Do your snails and hermits move everything on their way?
Mine ruined any visibility of order, made in the tank...

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Unread 10/17/2007, 01:35 PM   #20
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Whoa!

I agree with letting the frags grow out. A bunch of frags in the sand bed does look like a LFS sale.

No fish???


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Unread 10/18/2007, 04:58 AM   #21
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The fish are slowly coming. I dont care that much about fish.
In the tank now are
Yellowfin Fairy Wrasse
Radiant Wrasse
Female Melanarus Wrasse
6 Alleni Damsels


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Unread 10/18/2007, 12:01 PM   #22
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Jeez. Why not open a LFS in your house

Very impressive.


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Unread 10/18/2007, 12:07 PM   #23
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Brilliant!!!!! Bravo!!!! Amazing!!!!


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Unread 10/18/2007, 03:52 PM   #24
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Originally posted by ReefMonger
Thanks guys for the compliments.
Feeding is done very easily. I turn off my pumps and drop coral frenzy in 2-3 times a week and leave the pumps off for an hour or so.

Yes I agree its alot of frags and personally really hate that look but its the only way to get some of the morphs I want. So a year of growth and it will be more of how I like it.

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Aquatinics 14 bulb 6ft fixture. 10 ATI Blue Plus, 2 UVL Aqua Suns, 2 UVL Actinic WHites
1 Vortech Pump
50 gallon fuge with an Octopus 2000 Recirc Pump and a barracuda return pump

so what'd you think of coral frenzy. I switch between feeding live phyto and a mysis/cyclopeeze every other day. Feeding acans can be difficult with the fish in my tank and was thinking about this or reef chilli.


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Unread 10/18/2007, 08:06 PM   #25
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I really like the coral frenzy. I have been using it for over a year. It has alot better ingredients than reef chili so I went with it over chili. Occasionally when I actually have time I will target feed mysis but that is few and far between.

If people would sell the cool corals instead of frags my tank wouldnt be so frag filled. lol

Any other fish additions? Im gonna add some more fairy wrasse and some anthias


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