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Old 03/22/2007, 06:47 PM   #1
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My 2.5 month old 50G on budget.

Picture 1: Some Zoa
Picture 2: Some Zoa
Picture 3: Some Zoa
Picture 4: Unknow zoa?
Picture 5: Some Zoa
Picture 6: Yellow Polyps
Picture 7: Xenia
Picture 8: GSP
Picture 9: Yellow and Orange O. Clowns













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Old 03/22/2007, 06:48 PM   #2
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Looks great so far! How big is the tank and what kind of equipment do you have?


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Old 03/22/2007, 06:56 PM   #3
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36"Lx16"Wx20"H

50G display, 33G sump/refugium, 30LBS LR/BR, 135lbs sand, Won CU-125 Skimmer, 2x150W heater, 4x39W T5HO, AC300 Filter, AC802 return pump @ 300GPH, Tunze 6025 @ 1200GPH, RO Top-off


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Current Tank Info: 60g Cube, 120lbs live rocks, Hydra52 2x120W, 2 MP40+ 1 MP10 @ 70%, Phosban 550 GFO+Carbon, 200W Heater, SWC Skimmer, Kalk ATO, 150 gpd RODI
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Old 03/22/2007, 07:22 PM   #4
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r u planning on adding more rock later? Just on a budget for now?


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Old 03/22/2007, 07:27 PM   #5
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yeah, more rock down the road, got a sponge/carbon/biomax filter running for the bio-filtration.


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Old 03/24/2007, 11:23 AM   #6
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Someone ever saw those all purple zoa/


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Old 03/24/2007, 11:40 AM   #7
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Nice .. Just think one day you will look back at your pictures and wonder how you had such patience to go at it piece by piece. My tank is pretty new and all i want to do is add things. So i just set up a weekly budget and buy something new each week. And if i cant afford something i just have to let my weekly budget turnover into the next week... but thats easier said then done.. good luck and enjoy your great tank.


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Old 03/24/2007, 12:16 PM   #8
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How big is the tank and what kind of equipment do you have?
check out the title and his sig

Looks good so far tho It will be interesting to see what it looks like when you get more rock in it and the coraline and everything starts takin off.


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Old 03/25/2007, 07:22 AM   #9
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Nice start!


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Old 04/18/2007, 11:04 AM   #10
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New Aquascape, more rocks




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Old 04/18/2007, 02:02 PM   #11
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Looks good, still needs more rocks though.


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Old 04/18/2007, 04:02 PM   #12
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? Are those pavers ???


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Old 04/18/2007, 05:48 PM   #13
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pavers??


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Old 04/18/2007, 05:57 PM   #14
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Pavers --- Squareish blocks normally made out of concrete or clay. Often used in the construction of homes and walkways and at one point in time used to make many roads.

Some of the pices you have in the tank look very flat and not like regular live rock.


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Old 04/18/2007, 06:30 PM   #15
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Some of them look like garden pavers.


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Old 04/18/2007, 10:23 PM   #16
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Looking good, phyto master.


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Old 04/19/2007, 04:48 AM   #17
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love the xenia


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Old 04/19/2007, 05:00 AM   #18
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i agree most of that rock don't look like LR or even base rock that would hold buch bacteria. but even though the tank is a good start.


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Old 04/19/2007, 06:17 AM   #19
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so Icefire what kind of rock are those?


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Old 04/19/2007, 11:01 AM   #20
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Most are base rock and some live rock. the flats one are calcium based, but honycomb like, small 1/8" hole going thru them.


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Old 05/15/2007, 06:26 PM   #21
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I was walking around in the street of Montreal during my vacation wich I think that its near were you live... when suddenly, I saw what I think is your supplier of LR!! Am I right???




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Old 05/15/2007, 06:39 PM   #22
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ice... nice looking setup. keep us posted on how the tank progresses.



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Old 05/15/2007, 06:44 PM   #23
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Tank looks good so far....


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Old 05/20/2007, 04:24 AM   #24
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yeah, more rock down the road, got a sponge/carbon/biomax filter running for the bio-filtration.
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I noticed you're in Quebec, if you're near Montreal you have to try this place for rock, I just got 20 pounds and it's just gorgeous!

http://www.reefsolution.com/catalog/...oducts_id=1335


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Old 05/20/2007, 06:45 AM   #25
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I was walking around in the street of Montreal during my vacation wich I think that its near were you live... when suddenly, I saw what I think is your supplier of LR!! Am I right???

Sure looks the same, cheap too!


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