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Old 02/24/2013, 01:28 AM   #1
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Through the Looking Glass

Sometimes you just discover new ways to explore your tank. These are top down photos of my tank and they give you an "Alice in Wonderland" view of my corals from the top down.























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Old 02/24/2013, 01:28 AM   #2
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Old 02/24/2013, 02:53 AM   #3
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Just gorgeous!! My tank is nowhere near as beautiful as this, but even I got lost in it one day when I decided to look down through the top


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Old 02/24/2013, 05:27 AM   #4
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Very cool, you should make a calendar!


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Old 02/24/2013, 11:10 AM   #5
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Thanks for the compliments guys


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Old 02/24/2013, 11:52 AM   #6
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I am not an SPS guy but with the incredible colors and shapes of your SPS I could be a convert. Stunning photos...thanks for sharing.


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Old 02/24/2013, 12:00 PM   #7
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Sweet photos, you have some nice looking corals.


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Old 02/24/2013, 12:03 PM   #8
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Very nice, love the perspective from the top down.


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Old 02/24/2013, 12:44 PM   #9
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simply magnificent! Awesome polyp extension!!!


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Old 02/24/2013, 01:23 PM   #10
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Beautiful corals. I'd love to see a fts. Must have grown these out for a few years to have so many gorgeous colonies.


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Old 02/24/2013, 01:49 PM   #11
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Sweet pics! Love the idea!


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Old 02/24/2013, 02:05 PM   #12
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Beautiful corals. I'd love to see a fts. Must have grown these out for a few years to have so many gorgeous colonies.
Thanks for the compliments. My tank crashed in 2011 (like everything in it croaked) so this is not quite two years of growth. I think i started over in the summer of 2011. Things are going pretty well though. Prior to my crash, the tank was also pretty happy but I made some rookie mistakes (even though I am not a rookie) and then made more mistakes trying to correct those mistakes and it became a very ugly and rapid downhill spiral. From now on slow and steady--atleast that is what I hope. I will try and get a full tank shot up this afternoon.


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Old 02/24/2013, 03:50 PM   #13
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Beautiful corals. I'd love to see a fts. Must have grown these out for a few years to have so many gorgeous colonies.

I never really like any of my full tank shots. The tank is 6 feet wide and it seems everything comes out so tiny and empty. Anyway, here are two pictures taken yesterday, a full tank shot followed by a 1/2 tank shot or so which I find much more exciting.






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Old 02/24/2013, 05:33 PM   #14
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WoW, beautiful and I bet that the pictures don't do it justice.


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Old 02/24/2013, 07:45 PM   #15
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Holy SPS batman! The tank looks amazing, what are your plans as everything starts to grow out since it looks to be pretty crowded already?


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Old 02/24/2013, 08:43 PM   #16
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WOW!! Amazing tank and pics, I'm very jealous!


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Old 02/24/2013, 08:47 PM   #17
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wow....


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Old 02/24/2013, 09:16 PM   #18
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gorgeous tank!!


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Old 02/25/2013, 08:49 PM   #19
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this is a wild colony and the color is pretty but i just love the shape



This was supposed to be somewhere over the rainbow (I actually got two colonies from the guy which have turned out to be different from each other) but I am pretty sure it just is not--oh well. It is still pretty and bright.



vivid's tri-color prostrata (It broke and so the base and the branch are separate but both growing well--just a little time and they will once again be one)



This is my really wild orange polyped beauty



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Old 02/25/2013, 08:52 PM   #20
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Wow, terrific photos... you have an amazing selection of corals and their colours look amazing.


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Old 02/25/2013, 08:57 PM   #21
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Very nice and truly amazing work,


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Old 02/25/2013, 09:14 PM   #22
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love the top downs...amazing pics and corals


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Old 02/25/2013, 09:45 PM   #23
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Gorgeous! I am quite envious of your coloration and growth.


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Old 02/25/2013, 10:16 PM   #24
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Very nice colors! Whats your lighting consist of?


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Old 02/25/2013, 10:18 PM   #25
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the tank was also pretty happy but I made some rookie mistakes (even though I am not a rookie) and then made more mistakes trying to correct those mistakes and it became a very ugly and rapid downhill spiral.
What was the cause of the crash?


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