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Old 07/22/2013, 10:46 PM   #51
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I broke the Miami hurricane above when I tried to remove it from the rock. It was originally glued to an epoxy base that was on top of the rock. I got lazy and the chalice overgrew the epoxy base and onto the rock. So when I tried to move it because it and the mummy eye above it were wrestling over real estate, it broke. Well it obviously did not go as planned and my perfect circular chalice is a little goofy shaped now



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Old 08/08/2013, 11:23 PM   #52
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It looks like there has been a growth spurt of about a 1/4 inch around most of these chalices in the last two weeks, you can kind of tell by looking at the top picture in the previous post to compare. Look at how close the pink boobies is to everything today. Almost does not make sense, perhaps it is just the angle of the picture.






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Old 08/09/2013, 02:11 AM   #53
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one of my chalices:


it wasnt like that when i got it.


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Old 08/09/2013, 07:47 AM   #54
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one of my chalices:
it wasnt like that when i got it.
Big beautiful coral you have, my friend


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Old 08/10/2013, 07:44 PM   #55
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It looks like there has been a growth spurt of about a 1/4 inch around most of these chalices in the last two weeks, you can kind of tell by looking at the top picture in the previous post to compare. Look at how close the pink boobies is to everything today. Almost does not make sense, perhaps it is just the angle of the picture.


What kind of wrasse is that


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Old 08/10/2013, 10:48 PM   #56
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It's a chaoti wrasse, relatively recent addition. Came from a fellow reefers tank who had it for two years or so. Eats pellets and flakes and seems to get along with everyone else. I think it has extraordinary color and markings


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Old 08/23/2013, 05:48 PM   #57
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I just got a new magnet and it really helped clean the side glass so these are some pretty side shots, something that I have not tried in a long time.

View from the right side glass panel:



Lower down on the right side panel:



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Old 09/11/2013, 10:23 PM   #58
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Giving my chalice a hand.

Actually,I lifted it up so it would not adhere to the underlying reef scape but alas I waited too long from the last time and lost a little edge of it. It is still pretty darn large and my favorite, it is not a rainbow but it is still pretty exciting. After the picture, put it right back on the reef scape where it lives.

Kind of challenging to hold one arm in the tank and use the other arm to take a picture, good thing I wasn't chewing gum and walking at the same time.




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Old 09/12/2013, 08:58 PM   #59
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I cant even fathom having a tank with that many corals, let alone that many chalices.... one day, it all Looks amazing


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Old 10/05/2013, 07:35 PM   #60
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Couple of interesting frags I have brewing in my experimental frag tank (it is experimental because I am doing some weird and wacky things with it)

original mummy eye frag


Look at the way I got this pink boobie to morph:



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Old 10/05/2013, 08:20 PM   #61
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What kind of weird and whacky things are you doing?


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Old 10/07/2013, 10:50 AM   #62
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They are amazing! What kind of light you have?


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Old 10/07/2013, 03:00 PM   #63
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They are amazing! What kind of light you have?
Thank you, the 180 display uses a geissman fixture with 3x250 radiums and 4x80 watt t5's, the frag tank uses an ATI fixture with 6x24 watt t5s. The frag tank is just under 24x24x12, I need to double check those dimensions though


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Old 10/08/2013, 09:58 PM   #64
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Its not a chalice but it is becoming big and round

Tyree Agent orange (two views of same colony). The metal halides turned off on the top picture, the bottom picture is both halides and t5s






And check out the pink in the green eyes





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Old 10/11/2013, 05:35 PM   #65
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Wow, no one liked my tyree agent orange from above. Oh well.

Here is an update on my space invader pectinia




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Old 10/12/2013, 05:37 AM   #66
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watchguy, you have some stunning pieces. Here's a few of mine.







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Old 10/15/2013, 04:47 PM   #67
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Those are really nice! I also have chalices!


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Old 10/15/2013, 05:06 PM   #68
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one of my chalices:


it wasnt like that when i got it.
wow! what a beautiful chalice. whats the name of it?


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Old 10/15/2013, 07:17 PM   #69
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Those right there are amazing I can't wait till my tank is that full soon enough enjoyed the pics


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Old 10/16/2013, 06:21 PM   #70
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watchguy, you have some stunning pieces. Here's a few of mine.



it wasnt like that when i got it.

Thank you for sharing guys, those are all beautiful.


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Old 10/16/2013, 06:22 PM   #71
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this was supposed to be a picture of chalices but my wrasse likes the camera





Chalice garden, thinking about doing some gardening--they are beginning to get in each others way.



I have had this lobo for a while, it seems happy sitting on the sand.




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Old 01/26/2014, 11:07 PM   #72
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It has been a while since I took any pictures,




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Old 01/27/2014, 08:13 AM   #73
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Just a frag but it's one of my favorites




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Old 01/27/2014, 01:10 PM   #74
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[QUOTE=BlueFyre;22363281]Just a frag but it's one of my favorites

Thank you for sharing BlueFyre, these coral are so darn pretty and mesmerizing

A couple more for the day







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Old 01/29/2014, 05:11 PM   #75
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Sexy tank!


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