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Unread 11/01/2007, 06:07 PM   #1
DeMartini
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Nano Tank of the Month - Oct. 07

Thanks for voting for my tank!

Specs:
-14g Bio-Cube with a Current USA 70w Sunpod
-MJ900 in addition to the stock pump
-75w Stealth heater
-I only use a piece of filter pad on top of the live rock in the back chambers for filtration

Maintenance:
-Bi-weekly 3g water changes with pre-mixed salt water
-Kent marine liquid calcium and dkh buffer added when needed
-I feed both fish and corals 2-3 times a week with mysis shrimp, frozen cyclopeeze, Dt's Phytoplankton

Livestock:
-2 True Perculas
-1 Royal Gramma
-2 Pom-pom Crabs
-1 Cleaner Shrimp
-various snails and hermit crabs

Now for some pictures!

This is when I was starting out


Here's my tank now!









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Unread 11/01/2007, 06:08 PM   #2
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Unread 11/01/2007, 06:11 PM   #3
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oof. very nice tank. well done mate


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Unread 11/01/2007, 10:54 PM   #4
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Unread 11/01/2007, 10:55 PM   #5
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Congratulations on the win! Your tank is awesome! You take very good pictures.


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Unread 11/02/2007, 07:21 AM   #6
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Beautiful tank! Congrats


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Unread 11/02/2007, 08:36 AM   #7
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thanks guys! =)


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Unread 11/02/2007, 08:41 AM   #8
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Now I know what I awnt my tank to look like! You have a very nice Tank....


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Unread 11/02/2007, 12:54 PM   #9
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Wow, your tank is beautiful! Is the sunpod your only light? The colors are so vibrant and I was wondering if you supplemented with actinic


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Unread 11/02/2007, 02:51 PM   #10
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Thanks for the comments! As of right now the only light source is the sunpod with the stock bulb. I need to change the bulb soon so I'm going to try the 14k Astralux bulb. I'm also interested in the new Current LED actinics, so I might give those a shot.


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Unread 11/02/2007, 03:05 PM   #11
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Are these the LED actinics you are talking about?

http://www.aquarium-supply.biz/Curre...p/rcu01647.htm

I didn't know that LED's could actually affect corals in a significant way


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Unread 11/02/2007, 04:06 PM   #12
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yep those are the LEDs! =) They aren't beneficial for coral growth. I'm getting them to enhance the colors in my tank.


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Unread 11/02/2007, 09:41 PM   #13
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wow amazing tank!


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Unread 11/03/2007, 06:53 AM   #14
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Totally BEAUTIFUL !


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Unread 11/03/2007, 03:51 PM   #15
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nice job on the win, great tank. see you in the december finalist contest.


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Unread 11/03/2007, 04:36 PM   #16
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Grats on the win.

beautiful tank.


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Unread 11/03/2007, 04:39 PM   #17
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nice tank man.... the colors are so rich. good job


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Unread 11/03/2007, 08:30 PM   #18
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thanks for the comments everyone!

joesmoe517, see ya in the December finalist contest!


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Unread 11/04/2007, 01:28 AM   #19
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Great job D! Congrats.


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Unread 11/04/2007, 03:09 AM   #20
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I have to say , I dont mind getting beat in the contest from a tank that is so gorgeous. It was a well deserved win and it shows by how many votes you received how well your tank looks. I love the shots you took and am very impressed with how the tank looks. Congrats on the win and happy fishin...


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Unread 11/05/2007, 11:41 PM   #21
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congrats. those ricordias are awesome!


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Unread 11/06/2007, 01:40 PM   #22
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simply amazing great job


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Unread 11/06/2007, 07:21 PM   #23
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Congratulations on winning NTOTM!

I can't wait until my tank ends up to be a contender.


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Unread 11/06/2007, 09:50 PM   #24
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Beautiful tank man!!!


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Unread 11/07/2007, 01:00 AM   #25
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thanks everyone!! =)


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