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Old 04/28/2006, 05:30 PM   #1
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softie dominated tanks ... lets see em

In the process of putting a 120 together, I am definitly not doing an SPS Tank but I still dont know if I want to do a softie dominated tank becuase it kind of lacks color and is pretty bland.

Lets see some pics of your softie dominated tanks and change my mind!


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Old 04/28/2006, 05:40 PM   #2
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I have tons of mushrooms and zoa's in my tank, but no leathers. I do have sps also, but I thought you might want to see the mushrooms.









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Old 04/28/2006, 06:27 PM   #3
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Niiice tank, I was leaning towards a zoo/shroom tank aswell but I think Zoo's altough my favorite coral might not do so well in my setup and instead I want some colorful softies to take it place.


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Old 04/28/2006, 06:34 PM   #4
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Wow that is fantastic gret job.


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Old 04/28/2006, 06:35 PM   #5
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Wow...that looks great.


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Old 04/28/2006, 06:35 PM   #6
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Nice looking tank bradleyj.
My photography skills aren't very good , but here is a 6month picture of mine.
It's a 180 that's been setup for approx 7 years.






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Old 04/28/2006, 09:40 PM   #7
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Wow great tank ... I love how it doesnt have that crowded look.


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Old 04/28/2006, 09:47 PM   #8
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and I plan on getting a few more softies this weekend.

im becomming obscessed with lathers, zoos and shrooms.


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Old 04/28/2006, 10:11 PM   #9
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Old 04/29/2006, 01:25 AM   #10
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Old 04/29/2006, 03:37 AM   #11
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im about to give 2 of them up.


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Old 04/29/2006, 04:39 AM   #12
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Here's my 300. The pic is a little big, but so is the tank




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Old 04/29/2006, 04:52 AM   #13
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Old 04/29/2006, 07:52 PM   #14
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Here is a crappy picture of my tank, mainly zoas, shrooms and an LPS or two.



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Old 04/29/2006, 09:38 PM   #15
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Re: softie dominated tanks ... lets see em

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becuase it kind of lacks color and is pretty bland.
I can't believe you would think softies creat a bland coloring. look at all the colorations of zoo's and shrooms alone. not to metion leathers and trees. i used to think wow ive got 4 diffrent types of shrooms in my tank no more, then i see a ricordia i have to have boom theres another , o think now im up to like 10 diffrent colors of shrooms, no bland in this tank, no cam to take pics but softies are anything but bland and un colorful


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Old 04/29/2006, 10:35 PM   #16
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So true! I have about 25-30 zoa color morphs (mostly frags as you can tell from my pic) and 10-15 different mushroom color morphs! There are hundreds of zoa color morphs, the same with mushrooms and rics. More beautiful then SPS imo, but don't let any of those guys in the SPS forum read that .


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Old 04/30/2006, 11:56 AM   #17
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Hey all,
Here's my softy dominated tank.......

SS

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh...hreadid=830147


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Old 04/30/2006, 05:58 PM   #18
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Re: Re: softie dominated tanks ... lets see em

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I can't believe you would think softies creat a bland coloring. look at all the colorations of zoo's and shrooms alone. not to metion leathers and trees. i used to think wow ive got 4 diffrent types of shrooms in my tank no more, then i see a ricordia i have to have boom theres another , o think now im up to like 10 diffrent colors of shrooms, no bland in this tank, no cam to take pics but softies are anything but bland and un colorful
I dont consider zoos or mushrooms softys, when you go to a coral website to purchase something they have a different section for rics/shrooms and zoos. At first I wanted to stock my tank with just zoo's/rics and shrooms but know I want some more stuff that is kinda "wavy" i guess so I want to add some softys that arent baige or white.


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Old 04/30/2006, 11:10 PM   #19
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Bradleyj your tank is awesome


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Old 04/30/2006, 11:23 PM   #20
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bradleyj,

Did I read your description right? 65 gallon is your tank size? If so how do you keep all of those fish in that tank? I have 5 now in my 75 gallon and I was thinking that with a CBB and YT that was a bit much.

Nice looking tank by the way and I am not the frickin T policia!

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Old 04/30/2006, 11:28 PM   #21
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it something like 1 inch of fish for every gallon of water, throw in a sump and a fuge increase your water volume. ive seen people run water through a 50 gal rubbermaid trashcan just to add more fish


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Old 05/01/2006, 06:21 AM   #22
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Thanks everyone for your nice comments. I do have alot of fish for a 65g. I've had all of them in my tank for over two years now and they have all tripled in size. I do weekly waterchanges and have a nice skimmer and run ozone , all which help tremendously in keeping these fish healthy. I am in the process right now of setting up my new 225 gal and my tangs and rabbitfish can't wait.


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Old 05/01/2006, 08:05 AM   #23
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Oh cool, the softies forum, finally
Here is one of two of my tanks, it is a 75 gallon one year old(after a move of over 1000 miles)

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Old 05/01/2006, 02:35 PM   #24
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wow I like the look of that macro in there, does your tang keep it under control or do you have to prune alot?


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