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Old 06/06/2016, 09:53 AM   #1
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Maxwells reef video June 2016

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An up to date video on how my reef is doing.

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Old 06/06/2016, 05:09 PM   #2
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Very nice mate Tank looks awesome!


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Old 06/07/2016, 02:33 AM   #3
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Thanks ,im at the stage were i cant do much just to enjoy it growing.thanks for looking

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Old 06/07/2016, 02:54 AM   #4
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Thanks ,im at the stage were i cant do much just to enjoy it growing.thanks for looking

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Yes, there's not a lot of room left in the tank!
What lights and skimmer are you running?


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Old 06/07/2016, 06:14 AM   #5
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I run the large kz skimmer, pellet reactor and lights are 2 X orphek atlantik 2.1 and a radion pro at the back.I have had a lot of trouble with th orphek and looking to go to the ATI power module or another high quality led unit, but as they say if it's not broke leave it.I also run a calc reactor and do not add snake oils etc just good quality salt and twice a week water changes which works for me.
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Old 06/08/2016, 11:03 AM   #6
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Under blues

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Under blues

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Old 06/08/2016, 11:08 AM   #7
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awesome pics max and the video is crazy too!!
Achilles....


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Old 06/08/2016, 11:36 AM   #8
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Beautiful video


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Old 06/08/2016, 12:23 PM   #9
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Thanks guys, I posted pics to show the size to the tank from different angle as it always looks small in a fts.the achiles is the star but he's getting big and eats like a pig.I'm still reading all the threads on here and amazed at the fantastic corals that you have available.
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Old 06/08/2016, 04:28 PM   #10
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Nice tank! How long have you had your Achilles?


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Old 06/08/2016, 04:47 PM   #11
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I love your tank! Great stuff, I really enjoyed that video


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Old 06/08/2016, 10:44 PM   #12
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I have had the achilles for approx a year and half but it seems longer
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Old 06/10/2016, 03:22 PM   #13
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Beautiful tank!
I love the nice mature colonies.


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Old 06/11/2016, 10:37 AM   #14
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A few pics of the colonies

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Old 07/24/2016, 05:49 AM   #15
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A quick update, i have had problems with the calc reactor failing and also one of the light leds burnt out having now repaired both and updated the leds to the V3 version a couple of days ago i feel im back on track a couple of pics.

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Old 07/24/2016, 07:37 AM   #16
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Nice!
Looking great.


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Old 07/25/2016, 02:28 AM   #17
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Looking fantastic Bill


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Old 07/25/2016, 10:47 AM   #18
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Thanks guys, Im having a bit trouble getting the Orpheks to run the same program ones ok the other has a mind of its own. I have just done an ICP test to be sent off hoping everything in line now so i can sit back and enjoy .

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Old 07/25/2016, 06:28 PM   #19
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Bummer about the Orpheks, hopefully they come back to being synced

What's the fish list in your lovely tank? I don't think we've had a run down of it The fire goby's are stunning too


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Old 07/26/2016, 04:19 AM   #20
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Fish list from memory
10 x anthias mixed
2 x snowflake clowns
1 x yellow tang
1 x achilles
1 x foxface
1 x coral beauty
1 x copperband
1 x twistii wrasse
1 x christmas wrasse
1 x lapisul wrasse (jewelled )
1 x mandarin
1 x starry blenny
2 x firefish

heres the led panels i have just changed , had another go at resetting last night fingers crosses they came on in sync this morning




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Old 08/06/2016, 05:26 AM   #21
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All issues resolved i think ?????.heres some pics of the corals fluorescence last night

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Old 08/06/2016, 05:41 AM   #22
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Holy smokes Bill!!

Those shots are amazing and the tank is equally amazing! It's so cool to see the tank like that.

How did you get pics like that? Filter, editing?


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Old 08/06/2016, 06:38 AM   #23
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Looks like blue lights with a gel filter (red or orange). Works really well to tame the blue led camera freak out.

Amazing tank. Such dense healthy growth. I have no doubt the colors are even better in real life. Do the coral beauty and flame angels not cause you problems?


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Old 08/06/2016, 07:31 AM   #24
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Hi Dom
Yes its not technical just a 1.50 filter sheet off ebay i had been looking at pro filters that divers used but they were expensive for a one off use so got a couple of different colours in the same range.Basically an health check lol

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I only have a coral beauty and had it a few years from a baby and as far as im aware he has not caused any issues,the tank fish are a peaceful community i only get issues if i try a tamarin / fem wrasse species as they get bullied .( i have always wanted a bandit but not wanted to risk it due to price the 2 i have seen have both died in the lfs shops)

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Old 08/06/2016, 07:33 AM   #25
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Bandits are spectacular. But super expensive I agree. Nothing wrong with cheap filters. I use the lens from a pair of blue blocking safety glasses lol


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