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Old 03/14/2016, 09:30 PM   #226
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Hey how long have you had the Coco worm? Are they hard to keep
I've had it for a few months now. Not hard. I just placed it on a spot with moderate flow and I dose phytoplankton like 2 to 3 times a week.


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Old 03/18/2016, 07:24 PM   #227
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Cool I just got a COCO Worm, just started with plankton. I pick it up at the LFS


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Old 03/24/2016, 07:17 AM   #228
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Cool I just got a COCO Worm, just started with plankton. I pick it up at the LFS
They're easy to care for. I just dose the phyto and leave it alone. LOL

Just make sure you find a spot where its not being blasted by the current.


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Old 03/24/2016, 07:18 AM   #229
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Added more rock. After is top pic. Before is bottom pic.


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Old 03/24/2016, 10:14 PM   #230
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Looking good bro!


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Old 04/18/2016, 09:29 AM   #231
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Replaced my T5 fixture with leds. Redid aquascape for better light spread.




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Old 04/20/2016, 08:16 PM   #232
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Replaced my T5 fixture with leds. Redid aquascape for better light spread.

What Leds did you go with?


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Old 04/21/2016, 10:39 AM   #233
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What Leds did you go with?
I went with some Chinese ones. As much as I love the hobby, I'm not ready to drop more than $400 in lighting. LOL.

I'm thinking "LED lights? or a cam upgrade on my car?" and I end up going with car parts. LOL

I got some Dsuny lights. Two panels with built in fans. You can chain the panels and they come with 1 controller. The controller sold me. Has 4 channels and you can ramp up each channel individually 1 to 100 percent throughout the day. They are pretty powerful and I like them.

I really want to try some SPS now, but too scared of that to even drop good money on them LOL.

Anyone want to donate some?


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Old 04/23/2016, 12:56 AM   #234
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I went with some Chinese ones. As much as I love the hobby, I'm not ready to drop more than $400 in lighting. LOL.

I'm thinking "LED lights? or a cam upgrade on my car?" and I end up going with car parts. LOL

I got some Dsuny lights. Two panels with built in fans. You can chain the panels and they come with 1 controller. The controller sold me. Has 4 channels and you can ramp up each channel individually 1 to 100 percent throughout the day. They are pretty powerful and I like them.

I really want to try some SPS now, but too scared of that to even drop good money on them LOL.

Anyone want to donate some?
Nothing wrong with those lights. Ive sen youtube videos and they seem to be doing a great job! I want SPS, but im still trying to learn more, I have the growth, its the color that im lacking,lol


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Old 04/25/2016, 06:55 AM   #235
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Nothing wrong with those lights. Ive sen youtube videos and they seem to be doing a great job! I want SPS, but im still trying to learn more, I have the growth, its the color that im lacking,lol
Most of the youtube videos are the thin panels they make. They don't have fans so I ended up going with their B series that have fans built in. The units are not as large as the thin panels, but they do put out good color and really make the coral pop. I'm very pleased overall.

I'm the other way around. I get good color but minimal growth. I need to raise my Ca I think.

I had two monti cap frags. A Red and a Purple.

The red was pink when I got it and the purple was almost white. They colored up under the T5's. The red turned super bright and the purple went from all white to purple.

During the new aquascape I lost the purple one, but the red one is going strong. Super bright but minimal growth.


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Old 05/02/2016, 01:30 PM   #236
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Just a quick update picture.

Ca has dropped to 370 after I ran out of Kalk to dose.

Going to start dosing two part that I will be making. Will be going with Randy's Recipe #1.




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Old 05/16/2016, 09:52 AM   #237
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Tank leaked again. So I have given up on these dang bow fronts for good. Picked up a used 75 gallon from Jimmy in a rush.




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Old 05/23/2016, 02:20 PM   #238
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A few days after set up




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Old 05/23/2016, 02:28 PM   #239
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Old 06/07/2016, 12:08 PM   #240
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Poor man's gel filter. Used some yellow safety glasses over phone camera.




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Old 06/07/2016, 05:14 PM   #241
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Poor man's gel filter. Used some yellow safety glasses over phone camera.

Works!


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Old 06/08/2016, 10:14 AM   #242
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Yeah it does. Here are a few more. Need to mess with the camera settings a bit more.




A bit of algae on the dead spots.
















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Tank is looking good, thanks for the pics today


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Tank is looking good, thanks for the pics today
No problem Mike.


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