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Old 04/13/2008, 09:39 PM   #176
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Nice brain, I hope I get to keep mine that long!


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Old 04/13/2008, 09:47 PM   #177
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Really good for your 2nd year salt. You got softies, polyps, etc. mastered, few LPS. DO you plan to mess with SPS?
thanks since xmas I have messed with three--the bluetip in the corner is my pride sps because it was almost all dead when given to me and is coming back great. the second I only paid 10 bucks for because it was all white and the lfs was going to throw it out--its turned slightly pinkish again. The montipora in the third was one big piece but broke in half when I was glueing it--I like it better in two pieces anyways








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Old 04/19/2008, 07:31 AM   #178
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Great tanks everyone! For those with softies mixed in there, do you run carbon?


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Old 04/19/2008, 07:33 AM   #179
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I run both carbon and phosban in phosban reactors



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Old 04/19/2008, 10:17 PM   #180
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Old 04/20/2008, 03:20 PM   #181
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Old 04/20/2008, 03:32 PM   #182
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tunicata--you have some nice corals there--too bad the focus wasn't a little better
you have to show a whole tank view too---that is the purpose of this thread )


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Old 04/20/2008, 03:34 PM   #183
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very nice--great variety of corals


what size tank is it?


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Old 04/20/2008, 03:37 PM   #184
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Wow, what a slew of really great tanks!


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Old 04/20/2008, 03:45 PM   #185
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very nice--great variety of corals


what size tank is it?
Thanks its a 5x2x2 Eco system, with 4 foot algea/mud sump


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Old 04/20/2008, 04:03 PM   #186
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Snowsurfer
Thanks its a 5x2x2 Eco system, with 4 foot algea/mud sump [/QUOTE

I have been looking for pics of mud sumps--can you possibly post a pic on this thread:

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh...readid=1349443


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Old 04/20/2008, 04:04 PM   #187
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Thanks its a 5x2x2 Eco system, with 4 foot algea/mud sump
with having the well established and good size refugium do you feed your corals much any more?


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Old 04/20/2008, 04:24 PM   #188
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Ill sort some pics out of my sump when i get a chance and post them on that thread for you. As for feeding corals i hardly do anymore. Now and again i added frozen rotifers and cyclopeze but only straight in the tank not target feeding corals.


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Old 04/20/2008, 04:25 PM   #189
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Oh and im running this system without a skimmer i think that helps a lot as it seems the LPS like it.


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Old 04/20/2008, 04:29 PM   #190
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I am definetly interested in your system especially without running the protein skimmer. I am almost at that point with setting up the second refugium
are you running carbon or phosban in lieu of not running the skimmer?


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Old 04/20/2008, 04:38 PM   #191
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I run carbon for about 1 week a month. I run a phosphate reactor all the time which i change the media on average every 2 months.

The system is very heavily stocked fish wise, yet the system is working great. After a few months of running the nitrates slowly got to around 25ppm the tank has been running about 1 year and 9 months now and the system has settled out and is showing 0ppm nitrate now on a salifert test kit. This is from nothing i have done just the system working on its own. I do around 100 liter water change every 2 months and thats about it apart from maually keeping my Ca in check.


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Old 04/21/2008, 06:39 PM   #192
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Snowsurfer you have a stunning tank! What type of lights do you have on it?


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Old 05/07/2008, 09:18 PM   #193
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Old 05/07/2008, 11:31 PM   #194
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I run carbon for about 1 week a month. I run a phosphate reactor all the time which i change the media on average every 2 months.

The system is very heavily stocked fish wise, yet the system is working great. After a few months of running the nitrates slowly got to around 25ppm the tank has been running about 1 year and 9 months now and the system has settled out and is showing 0ppm nitrate now on a salifert test kit. This is from nothing i have done just the system working on its own. I do around 100 liter water change every 2 months and thats about it apart from maually keeping my Ca in check.
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Old 05/08/2008, 12:39 PM   #195
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My soon to be upgraded 75. Moving up to a 180.









Pictures are from last fall. There have been some changes. Coral wars broke out and the bubble was lost. I banished the plate for it's aggression. Lot's of hammer and frogspawn growth since then.

I'll try to get some new pic's before the upgrade.


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Old 05/08/2008, 01:46 PM   #196
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Old 06/16/2008, 07:48 AM   #197
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Old 06/16/2008, 01:05 PM   #198
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Nice DEANOS. Do you hand feed those sun corals?? I want to get a nice orange plate myself.


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Old 06/16/2008, 01:09 PM   #199
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hi teach--how long have you been at it?


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wow--you just raised the bar for me---I think I will be going on a coral run later this week
What kind of lighting do you have


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