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Old 10/24/2018, 03:54 AM   #76
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dont be surprised if it moves onto your overflow or glass..mine went to the glass no matter what I did in the tank..it loves it there ,right under full strength LED's and right near the outflow of an HOB...the clowns dont seem to like it their home is hanging off the side of the glass kinda tilted towards the light...I am moving mine into a bigger tank soon...so we'll see what it does with more flow and less chance to climb the glass...


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Old 10/24/2018, 04:02 AM   #77
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I hope it doesn't, I could be wrong but I dont think it'd be very happy on the overflow. Theres space between that and the rock work but idk if theres enough for it to fully expand and be happy. That spot at the top of the rock puts it almost dead center of the LEDs and about as high as it can get. I have been wondering if I can find one to sorta match the color of my rocks could i use a piece of ceramic tile in place of a flat rock for it to sit on.


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Old 10/24/2018, 07:45 AM   #78
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I like to place the PH opposite to each other rather than on the back wall. It give better random back and forth flow. Random reef crest not synchronized with each other.


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Old 10/24/2018, 08:37 AM   #79
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I like to place the PH opposite to each other rather than on the back wall. It give better random back and forth flow. Random reef crest not synchronized with each other.
Exactly how mine are set as well


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Old 10/24/2018, 11:04 AM   #80
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I figured with the horseshoe rock structure being on the back wall would be the best way to eliminate dead spots, the really clean look is very nice as well.

I know it sounds extremely selfish and guilty as charged, I want to see if I can get it to settle after slowly turning up the flow. So far there have been no negative impacts, going to keep going a little more. If it still wont settle after a few weeks then I'll give moving vortechs a try. Do you guys think I there would be any issues behind the rock work? Theres decent space all the way around.


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Old 10/24/2018, 02:15 PM   #81
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Just set the flow exactly how you want flow to be. Then let the anemone move to where it likes. You're not going to be able to guess what it likes (at least it seems a lot more unlikely). Just get your flow ready for everything else in the tank and he'll move!


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Old 10/24/2018, 04:15 PM   #82
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So far it seems everything is having a fairly positive reaction to the higher flow so I'm thinking I'm going to keep going up with it a little more and see what happens.


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Old 10/24/2018, 05:58 PM   #83
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if they can feel the structure of the overflow they can stretch themselves at night and move on to it....they're pretty smart IMO...


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Old 10/24/2018, 09:41 PM   #84
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He comes within inches of it but I really hope it doesn't lol


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Old 10/31/2018, 06:58 AM   #85
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dont be surprised if it moves onto your overflow or glass..mine went to the glass no matter what I did in the tank..it loves it there ,right under full strength LED's and right near the outflow of an HOB...the clowns dont seem to like it their home is hanging off the side of the glass kinda tilted towards the light...I am moving mine into a bigger tank soon...so we'll see what it does with more flow and less chance to climb the glass...
You called that one lol got up this morning and it was on the overflow. Stayed put in one spot for about 2-3 days and I was hopeful its adventure was over. Didnt last long though.


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Old 10/31/2018, 12:44 PM   #86
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I didn't re-read the entire thread so I don't know if this was addressed already... but if any of the mag's tentacles can touch either the walls of the tank or the overflow, it "thinks" it can move higher and may continuously move.


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Old 10/31/2018, 01:02 PM   #87
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Someone did mention that exact thing and for awhile it stayed on the rocks until today it decided to try the overflow.


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