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Old 03/05/2013, 09:28 AM   #76
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Another day, another group of photos

Supposed to be Mr Pacman but the body color is not that plum color, so not sure if it is gonna take some time to get better color or if I have something else



Metallic/sapphire millie there is a story to the name.



I believe this is lightning horrida



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Old 03/05/2013, 08:16 PM   #77
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A couple of front shots, I am not a big fan of FTS













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Old 03/05/2013, 08:33 PM   #78
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Just an awe inspiring collection of corals.


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Old 03/06/2013, 01:07 AM   #79
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I'm liking the fishys I've seen so far as well.

That is an amazing collection of corals.


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Old 03/06/2013, 09:36 AM   #80
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A few more for this morning

I have three ice fire echinatas and all three came from different vendors/sources and not surprisingly all three look different I only have pics of two today and I think these are the pretenders (morphs). they have been incredibly slow growing for me. I will eventually get a pic of what I believe is the real deal and of course it is growing the fastest, I just happened to glue it down in a hard to reach spot to photo.




This is ff red robin stag. Unfortunately it is glued under the red convexa and is horribly shaded and I do not think there is a viable solution to the shading problem


this is just so pretty, favias can be awesome except for their stingers



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Old 03/07/2013, 07:10 AM   #81
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a few others

cousin of strawberry shortcake


reef hot chili peeper or seasons greetings


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Old 03/07/2013, 03:31 PM   #82
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Love the borb you have. My favorite fish in my tank! Beautiful photos


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Old 03/08/2013, 09:02 AM   #83
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A few more pics from the other day

baby blue echinata



ATL shade of Fall




the incomparable, Aquamarine Jewel



a little afternoon glare, sorry about that



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Old 03/16/2013, 05:41 AM   #84
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Omg your collection blows my mind! It is amazing!!


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Old 03/16/2013, 04:06 PM   #85
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gratz. nice tank..what additives r u using in a week or month?


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Old 03/17/2013, 12:39 AM   #86
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Omg your collection blows my mind! It is amazing!!
Hey thanks for noticing my pictures and corals.

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gratz. nice tank..what additives r u using in a week or month?
I do not use any additives. I have a calcium reactor for alk and calcium. Well, I do add mag occasionally. No specific coral additives. I feed my fish pellets and flakes and in turn they feed my coral all the fish poo they can absorb. Again, I appreciate you noticing my reef tank


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Old 03/18/2013, 05:31 PM   #87
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That Planet Earth looks stunning. I wished I picked up a frag when it was first introduced. Either way, you have an excellent collection.


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Old 03/23/2013, 10:55 AM   #88
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Woke up this morning and just felt like snapping some pics. Enjoy








you do not get to see purple monsters with polyp extension very often







pearl of the pacific


tyree orange setosa with crazy growth pattern




Stingers out, armed and loaded



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Old 03/23/2013, 01:10 PM   #89
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Man you have a sick tank! and sick colors, but I need more info please, equipment list, skimmer, power heads, ect? tank Dimensions?
Would you happen to have any pics of the rockwork before the corals?


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Old 03/23/2013, 01:47 PM   #90
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Man you have a sick tank! and sick colors, but I need more info please, equipment list, skimmer, power heads, ect? tank Dimensions?
Would you happen to have any pics of the rockwork before the corals?
This is the oldest picture I can find--I believe it is from summer 2011 when I started restocking my tank following a cataclysmic tank crash.


Kinda crazy, you can see those same darn blinds reflecting off the glass in this recent pic


180 gallon bowfront, @6'x2'x2'. Tunze ATO, JBJ 1/4 hp chiller, Bubble King 200 mini skimmer, Calcium reactor, changing two tunze 6105 power heads for Jabao wp 40s (I think I got those numbers correct), 3 x 250 watt metal halides with 2 x 80 watt T5 actinics. 20 gallon refugium and 30 gallon sump



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Old 03/23/2013, 02:56 PM   #91
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WOW!!!! Very impressive


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Old 03/23/2013, 03:04 PM   #92
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Wow! That lepto is hypnotizing!


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Old 03/25/2013, 12:33 AM   #93
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Borbonias showing off



Borbonias pair



Blueberry fields



I believe lightning horrida ( not 100% sure on this one--but beautiful regardless




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Old 04/28/2013, 02:02 PM   #94
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Got a new light fixture for me (its used but gently) So I now have a gesimann fixture with 3 x 250 radium 20ks and four t5's. I have not posted pics in a while so I took a few this morning with only the T5s on so pictures may look a little blue. I color corrected in photoshop elements to 20k but without the metal halides on, these pictures are on the blue side. Promise this is an exception, its too early in the morning to turn on the metal halides.

Space invader pectinia


rhs del sol chalice


reef tek starburst



red dragon (the t5s made this look way too purple, sorry)


pink smoothie digitata


no namer chalice


a couple more chalices


granulosa


a couple more chalices




bloody mary palawanesi (and yes those are big blue polyps)



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Old 04/28/2013, 04:24 PM   #95
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great pics as always Mark !


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Old 04/29/2013, 01:18 PM   #96
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Congrats on the new fixture !

Please more photos


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Old 04/29/2013, 03:05 PM   #97
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Beautiful Pictures. Love that Strawberry shortcake. Once I get my taxes paid Im going to get a frag-pack from Ya! Keep my frags looking good =)


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Old 04/30/2013, 04:41 PM   #98
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nice pics beautiful pieces


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Old 05/09/2013, 09:48 PM   #99
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Just updated my lighting and not quite accustomed yet to the change in photo conditions but working on it























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Old 05/14/2013, 12:28 AM   #100
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I just updated my lighting and I am doing some redecorating and rearranging of sps colonies. Now that I have started, I do not recommend it to anyone. All those filled up spaces, and now a bunch of young frags. I trimmed out a handful of colonies to hopefully have them replaced with prettier ones, atleast that is what I hope. Another couple of years and it should look perfect!!

So, tonite I took a bunch of lps pictures. I have a lot of lps for an sps dominant tank. These are not all my lps but to follow are 28 different colonies. I like watermelon chalices and mummy eyes so there are a bunch of different variants, but each picture to follow is of a different and unique colony.






















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