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Old 05/18/2017, 06:10 PM   #801
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I'm working on that!!


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Old 06/03/2017, 08:26 AM   #802
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Picture of a tubbs stellata that I got from aquavista99 yesterday!! Just one of many gorgeous pieces from him!!


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Old 06/04/2017, 08:48 AM   #803
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Looks amazing, Corey! The Tubbs Stellata is one of my all-time favorite montipora corals and for good reason.


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Old 06/05/2017, 05:46 AM   #804
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yeah! i really like the color from it and it will encrust on the bottom of my tank. the other pieces have also colored up nicely and will be placed from the frag rack in a few weeks. then i will be ready for round 2 from you

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Old 06/05/2017, 04:24 PM   #805
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Sounds good my friend and looking forward to seeing all your new arrivals grow out too.


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Old 06/24/2017, 09:45 PM   #806
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Well after 5 years from this tank to my old one, it happened. I had 8 clownfish in this tank, I sold the two bigger ones which I've had for 5 years, the 6 small ones are 2 months new to my system. While catching or attempting to catch them, my large female jumped into the anenome. 5 years and never paid it a lick of attention, that net came out and she jumped right in

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Old 06/25/2017, 07:53 PM   #807
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wow very well done a lot of time and effort. came together beautifully.


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Old 07/12/2017, 08:03 PM   #808
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Thank you!

I have been dosing vodka/vinegar for awhile now, recently switched that out for a bio-pellet reactor my buddy took offline. Giving it a try. With 30 or so fish I hope to be able to feed more. My N03 has been steady in that 5-10 range.

One thing I'm noticing is I might need to switch to the MP60's at some point for more flow at the front of the tank.
My gyre is down AGAIN . I did but it used but in 4 months it's broken twice. Now it needs be propeller bushings, which I got when I upgrade the propellers to the rugged version as this pump is the original 150 series. Really frustrated with this whole pump thing and am strongly considering putting a Tunze on the overflow box for that flow in the valley. While I really like the motion the gyre creates, I want and need something reliable.

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Old 07/20/2017, 08:35 AM   #809
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Well the parts needed for my gyre, the propeller bushing have now been out of stock for weeks now. Or so it seems. It's been down for over a month now, waiting on these to get back in stock. Although I got new bushings when I upgraded the propellers few months ago. Beyond frustrating and no one at coralvue seems to care. Oh well.

Good news, I just got a mystery pack from Adam at battlecorals!!!! So stoked, they are floating in the tank now.

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Old 07/20/2017, 01:57 PM   #810
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Wow, that sucks. I've never had that issue but of course I never actually really needed them to get something working. I just was constantly upgrading them as new parts came out. Figures when something is broken they are out. Carlos is usually pretty active over on R2 R in their forum. You may want to give him a shout out there.


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Old 07/21/2017, 09:21 PM   #811
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I've been in touch with him via email. At this point, I'm debating whether I really want to even keep it at this stage.

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Old 07/24/2017, 05:00 PM   #812
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Just put in a few frags today, so figured I would show quick snap of the tank.
Also tested water
Temp 80.2
Salinity 1.026
N03 7-10 sailfert
P04 .082 via hanna checker
Mag 1200 (sort of low)
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Old 07/24/2017, 05:38 PM   #813
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Looking good! Love the depth of field, makes the tank look much larger.


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Old 07/25/2017, 02:34 PM   #814
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Love the canyon. It is very reminiscent of Steve Weast's Oregon Reef.

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Old 07/25/2017, 02:36 PM   #815
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Dave, that tank was my inspiration. That is by far my all time favorite aquascape.

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Old 07/25/2017, 07:09 PM   #816
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I guess I should have provided links (my bad).

Steve Weast's Oregon Reef (now defunct but not forgotten).



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Old 07/25/2017, 07:10 PM   #817
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That's okay. I actually posted that picture early in this thread.
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Old 08/04/2017, 02:01 PM   #818
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Adding some frags now. Looking like a giant frag tank


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Old 08/23/2017, 11:41 AM   #819
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Just getting ready to put a buds turbo L3 algae scrubber online!! Super stoked and this thing is built incredible!
Current parameters

N03 5-10
DKH 9.1
P04 .07 (per hanna)
Salinty 1.026

Must things look good and happy. Some sps corals are growing across the rocks crazily. Especially my c-ward tri color, the thing is encrusting like a maniac. Things seem to be settled in so I hope to get more vertical growth soon.
Also just got the gyre back on line after months of nothing, so that should help.
Let the waiting games begin!

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Old 08/24/2017, 10:53 AM   #820
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Jason hows that look for flow?

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Old 08/24/2017, 11:53 AM   #821
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hard to say but you probably need to get a PVC coupler and add some length to that to get it slightly in the water.

Important thing right now getting it started is to make sure there's just enough flow to cover the entire screen. Then once algae gets a footing to turn up the flow slightly a small amount at a time. The lighting I extend the photo period a little every couple weeks when cleaning the screen off.


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Old 08/24/2017, 12:16 PM   #822
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Yeah I'll drop it into the water, I just wanted to check that flow

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Old 09/12/2017, 09:39 AM   #823
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Corey, I've been away for awhile. Rock scaping looks great! Love the canyon look.


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Old 09/13/2017, 08:28 AM   #824
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Thank you!! I have been away from your thread as well. in fact i just posted a question there about your keycard scraper 1 minute ago!!

can I get the details on how you made that?

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