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Unread 11/26/2009, 02:04 PM   #1
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Tank of the Month - November 2009

This month we are featuring Sullivan Martin's (Sullivan Martin) beautiful 240-gallon SPS reef aquarium from Spain:



More details can be found here.

Congratulations, Sullivan!

Also check out the new Reefkeeping blog!







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Unread 11/26/2009, 05:12 PM   #2
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Amazing tank !!


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Unread 11/26/2009, 07:43 PM   #3
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Gorgeous tank
What kind of fish is this?:

Link in article to TOTM thread is still outdated links to october TOTM thread


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Unread 11/26/2009, 07:52 PM   #4
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Very nice, aquascaping is very well planned out! Love that it is T-5, shows all us halide users it can be done, and well! Great job!


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Unread 11/26/2009, 08:34 PM   #5
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Very nice looking tank congrats


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Unread 11/27/2009, 08:41 AM   #6
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Very nice and congrats.


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Unread 11/27/2009, 10:19 AM   #7
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Awesome tank...yet another inspiration.


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Unread 11/27/2009, 12:07 PM   #8
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Gorgeous tank
What kind of fish is this?:

Link in article to TOTM thread is still outdated links to october TOTM thread
Looks like a Planehead, but definitely is a Filefish. I just saw some for sale in Sacramento the other day.


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Unread 11/27/2009, 10:48 PM   #9
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That is a very nice looking tank, and an awesome set up.

Congrats for TOTM!


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Unread 11/27/2009, 11:03 PM   #10
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Oh yeah it's a Acreichthys tomentosus (I think).
Sullivan, do you have any problems with nipping?


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Unread 11/27/2009, 11:21 PM   #11
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Wow, 16 t5's???


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Unread 11/28/2009, 07:30 AM   #12
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Very nice! No MH, cool!


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Unread 11/28/2009, 09:18 AM   #13
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Thanks!!!

The fish is Acreichthys tomentosus, and yes, he nips only on one acropora.


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Unread 11/28/2009, 12:45 PM   #14
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Amazing tank ,congrats TOTM


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Unread 11/28/2009, 10:27 PM   #15
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Felicidades! Congrats!
Do you do anything to the water you pick up off the island?
Was just thinking about the introduction of pathogens that could potentially wreck havoc in a closed system.


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Unread 11/29/2009, 12:53 AM   #16
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Amazing tank ,congrats TOTM
+1...beautiful


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Unread 11/29/2009, 08:04 AM   #17
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Congratulations Sullivan! Your tank is beautiful


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Unread 11/29/2009, 08:48 AM   #18
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Hi jsdancer,

No, I don't. Maybe a risk, but up to now with no problems.

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Unread 11/29/2009, 09:46 AM   #19
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Great tank, congratulations on TOTM. I was also curious about the file fish and it's interesting it only nips at one coral. Does it do much damage?
The additional pix are spectacular, thanks for adding them.


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Unread 11/29/2009, 10:01 AM   #20
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No, if feed 3 times/day, then he doesn't nip on corals.


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Unread 11/29/2009, 10:28 AM   #21
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Once more Sullivan...

Congratulations!

It's simply one of the best tanks ever seen in Spain...

Pd: now... żĄż What 'bout NF's ?!?


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Unread 11/29/2009, 10:48 AM   #22
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Unread 11/29/2009, 03:25 PM   #23
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Congratulation sullivan ...! I like this one specially:



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Unread 11/29/2009, 06:38 PM   #24
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wow! What an incredible tank you have.

Congrats!


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Unread 11/29/2009, 07:12 PM   #25
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Amazing tank! What type of gas springs do you use with your hood? I want to do the same thing with the hood I'm designing. Thanks!


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