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yagesz
02/18/2017, 08:14 PM
135g with 75lbs of reefcleaners rock and other random bits.

I plan to go full sps mixes reef. Is my rock going to allow for some good growth?https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170219/174bc764d8186e24629792bc4191613b.jpg

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monsterdjrp
02/18/2017, 08:21 PM
Looks good just make sure that you have good flow behind them

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Ryan Peters
02/18/2017, 08:27 PM
Looks good, you will have lots of space to mount some sps up top, and space for lps below. It dosnt take long to fill it up.

Reefer40b
02/18/2017, 09:11 PM
Looks good just make sure that you have good flow behind them

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Yea I wouldn't lean the rocks up against the glass if they are(cant tell from the pic), will make maintenance hard and mess with flow.

DrewCam
02/18/2017, 09:29 PM
I like to see the transitions from one rock to the next be a little smoother. Sorry to criticize but when you have a flat rock with a round rock sitting on top of it, it just doesn't look natural. Mine doesn't look any better... it's really hard to do. I've always moved rocks around at least 5-6 times before I was satisfied.

chad.spiring
02/18/2017, 09:56 PM
I like to see the transitions from one rock to the next be a little smoother.

+1

I would keep the left four "pillars" and associated rocks and the far right side, but pull the middle four or five rocks and mix them into either side, with a gap between. Two separate piles. Then you could pull them forward and maybe turn them a touch. Better flow and would help use up a little more front to back space while saving left to right.



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yagesz
02/18/2017, 10:04 PM
Yea I wouldn't lean the rocks up against the glass if they are(cant tell from the pic), will make maintenance hard and mess with flow.
I have my apex doing AWC and a gold headed goby that rotates an entire floor in a day. My maintenance is low on this tank. They are leaning on back glass some but only a couple.

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yagesz
02/18/2017, 10:05 PM
+1

I would keep the left four "pillars" and associated rocks and the far right side, but pull the middle four or five rocks and mix them into either side, with a gap between. Two separate piles. Then you could pull them forward and maybe turn them a touch. Better flow and would help use up a little more front to back space while saving left to right.



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I like it. I will play with it tomorrow.

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yagesz
02/18/2017, 10:06 PM
I like to see the transitions from one rock to the next be a little smoother. Sorry to criticize but when you have a flat rock with a round rock sitting on top of it, it just doesn't look natural. Mine doesn't look any better... it's really hard to do. I've always moved rocks around at least 5-6 times before I was satisfied.
That's why I asked. I know what you are talking about. I spotted it right after the pic and will change it later.

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dxdoan
02/18/2017, 10:20 PM
I like a bit of space in the middle. I think it adds some character seeing fish swim between both sides of the tank.
Here is my setup.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ejvov2izp3dfg9n/2017-02-10%2014.50.40.jpg?dl=0

dxdoan
02/18/2017, 10:27 PM
Sorry image below

http://i.imgur.com/DptUNwm.jpg

Chicagoreef2016
02/19/2017, 06:18 AM
135g with 75lbs of reefcleaners rock and other random bits.

I plan to go full sps mixes reef. Is my rock going to allow for some good growth?https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170219/174bc764d8186e24629792bc4191613b.jpg

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I like it, good areas to grow corals. That being said my only comment would be that it looks very uniform across, as in the same type of structure 4-5 times across. Maybe you find put a higher structure at some point to create a little depth. But beauty is in the eye of the beholder so whatever you like best is all that matters.

yagesz
02/20/2017, 09:36 AM
Updated

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170220/af1c09c66fcd04d7d1c403ad7c8b97c8.jpg

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TroyHoot
02/20/2017, 10:06 AM
I like that one better then the first version. Really like that its not even and weighted to one side. looks good to me.

yagesz
02/20/2017, 10:08 AM
I like that one better then the first version. Really like that its not even and weighted to one side. looks good to me.
Thanks I pulled a few of the pieces that weren't so porous and flat looking out and put them in the sump and then did it this way so that hopefully I can do SPS on one side and maybe LPS or something else on the other side and get it mix between the two sides so it's not so mixed together

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L8Braker
02/20/2017, 10:21 AM
Update is a drastic improvement!

Redfish1980
02/20/2017, 10:25 AM
Looks good. Lots of places for frags

Ritten
02/20/2017, 10:34 AM
That looks really good. I can picture that full of sps!

jcjrogers
02/20/2017, 08:05 PM
What are your tank's dimensions?

jimmy n
02/20/2017, 08:11 PM
Way better, but some of the rocks look too vertical to me. Less Stonehenge and a little more depth would be better.

evolutionZ
02/20/2017, 08:51 PM
my suggestion is u can try to make the left side have more depth, maybe do a semi-circle shape facing you and not make it so straight and direct.

sde1500
02/21/2017, 06:54 AM
I'd echo the above, bring some of the rocks a bit forward on the left so there is some dimensions front to back instead of a straight line. Updated 'scape is much more pleasing than the first picture. I know a lot of people say it will all be covered in coral eventually so don't worry too much but that could take a couple years. Might as well fiddle a lot and get a nice looking rock scape first, before its covered in corals.