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Old 11/05/2010, 08:45 PM   #1
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November 2010 Tank of the Month

This month we are featuring the beautiful 709 gallon SPS reef aquarium of Luc Lonyen (jawsee).



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Congratulations, Luc!

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Old 11/05/2010, 09:55 PM   #2
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Old 11/05/2010, 10:01 PM   #3
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Wow now that is nice, so nice it looks fake. but that is nice


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Old 11/05/2010, 10:38 PM   #4
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I had to pick my jaw off the floor. That is gorgeous!

Congrats, Luc!


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Old 11/05/2010, 11:19 PM   #5
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I do not mean to offend ching chai, but I had never seen this tank before when I said that ching's was the most single best re-creation of a reef environment. The colors and tabling of the corals in this tank are absolutely stunning, not to mention the frag tank systems in the basement. And that ATB skimmer is a giant like no other! Hands down the best tank I have ever seen in my life.


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My fish think they are Russian KGB now...must be the Smirnoff...;)

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Old 11/06/2010, 05:45 AM   #6
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LUC! DEIN BECKEN IST EINFACH NUR DER HAMMER! WIE ICH SCHON 1000x gesagt habe

VERy nice luc! Keep up the good worK!!!!!


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Old 11/06/2010, 11:28 AM   #7
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wow its amazing how many truly stunning tanks are in the world. this is amazing.


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Old 11/06/2010, 04:21 PM   #8
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I do not mean to offend ching chai, but I had never seen this tank before when I said that ching's was the most single best re-creation of a reef environment. The colors and tabling of the corals in this tank are absolutely stunning, not to mention the frag tank systems in the basement. And that ATB skimmer is a giant like no other! Hands down the best tank I have ever seen in my life.
You are right.
This tank is the best of the best.
Truly inspiration.

Luc. Congratulation.

P.S. If possible, can you please introduce Theo to me. I would love to buy some nice SPS from him.


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Old 11/06/2010, 04:27 PM   #9
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gorgeous tank! wish my tank was that big!


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Old 11/06/2010, 05:26 PM   #10
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What an absolute marvel! Congrats on your accomplishment.


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Old 11/06/2010, 09:15 PM   #11
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Thank you for being real, and not just talking about your successes. Stories like yours encourage people like me to continue on even after complete losses. Two years after wiping out all my fish and corals, I still am rebuilding,I too will march on
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Old 11/06/2010, 09:35 PM   #12
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Absolutely stunning tank, the best I've ever seen.Congratulation on TOTM.


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Old 11/06/2010, 09:44 PM   #13
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WOW!!!! This is one of my all time favorite SPS tanks Your fish are absolutely stunning as well


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Old 11/06/2010, 09:46 PM   #14
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Wow , unbelievable colors ,, did you use any zeolith media with zeovit product ?


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Old 11/06/2010, 10:44 PM   #15
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Magnificent Luc

I have been considering using ceramic as a biomedia, what kind of ceramic did you use and did you place it under the substrate in your display. I am currently battling dinoflagalettes and wondering if you've had the battle and if so , how did you remedy it.

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Old 11/07/2010, 05:05 AM   #16
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You are right.
This tank is the best of the best.
Truly inspiration.

Luc. Congratulation.

P.S. If possible, can you please introduce Theo to me. I would love to buy some nice SPS from him.
After posting that I felt I was out of place for doing so because when it comes to tanks like yours and this one there really is no judging as they are so magnificent in their own right that you cannot say which ones which one is better. Both yours, luc's, peter's, and I am sure many more out there that are what we as hobbyist and reefkeepers strive to re-create in our own homes. You are the inspiration in this hobby that gives us the driving on to keep doing this, even in the face of failure. Best of luck to to you, Luc and the rest of the truly marvelous tanks out there.


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My fish think they are Russian KGB now...must be the Smirnoff...;)

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Old 11/07/2010, 05:44 AM   #17
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Chingchai,thanks but my tank is not the best,i believe the best does not exist,if you self are happy whit your tank it is the best,for me it is no competitionbut i always try too make the best of it offcourse for my animals.
People are always looking up too big tanks but if you take the time too see around there are many small top tanks around us.

I send you an pm whit Theo`s contactnrs.

I really enyoud the article from your tank in the magazine overhere Tanne made when he visit you

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You are right.
This tank is the best of the best.
Truly inspiration.

Luc. Congratulation.

P.S. If possible, can you please introduce Theo to me. I would love to buy some nice SPS from him.



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Old 11/07/2010, 05:47 AM   #18
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Paul,thanks

I personal don`t know anybody who has continues success in the marine hobbyhere we always say marinewater tanks keeping is trying too be ahead for the problems that come
i really like your cellar,very nice


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Old 11/07/2010, 05:50 AM   #19
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I have some zeolitstones (4kg) in the sump where the water runs trough,furthermore i use kalium jodid fluor,zeobak,coral vitalizer an now an then amino`s,the last one only when ik think the tank is too poor on nutrients.


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Old 11/07/2010, 05:54 AM   #20
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Cal,
thanks,i have used ceramic made by a friend Wolle,this ceramic is very light an it absorbs a lot of water when you put it into the water so in my eyes it can work later good for baterial live.

I have now and then small spots in the tank but i don`t do anything,they dissepear by themslef after a while.

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Magnificent Luc

I have been considering using ceramic as a biomedia, what kind of ceramic did you use and did you place it under the substrate in your display. I am currently battling dinoflagalettes and wondering if you've had the battle and if so , how did you remedy it.

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Old 11/07/2010, 06:03 AM   #21
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Steve,thanks,i like it better that way


After posting that I felt I was out of place for doing so because when it comes to tanks like yours and this one there really is no judging as they are so magnificent in their own right that you cannot say which ones which one is better. Both yours, luc's, peter's, and I am sure many more out there that are what we as hobbyist and reefkeepers strive to re-create in our own homes. You are the inspiration in this hobby that gives us the driving on to keep doing this, even in the face of failure. Best of luck to to you, Luc and the rest of the truly marvelous tanks out there.


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Old 11/07/2010, 07:55 AM   #22
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Hey, I'm from belgium too. Gorgeous display tank. I would like to know if I could come and see your tank in real. Would be nice. Thank you.


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Old 11/07/2010, 10:56 AM   #23
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Congratulations on TOTM... you have a beautiful tank!!! Well done

That video was amazing!! Superb colours


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Old 11/07/2010, 11:30 AM   #24
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This tank is truly an inspiration, thank you for sharing it with us and congratulations!


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Old 11/07/2010, 01:59 PM   #25
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What a gorgeous tank jawsee! I love that fact that you went after what made you feel happy and then you thought about how to continue with it. Your set up is abosolutely amazing! Kudos to you and of course continued success!


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