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Old 11/05/2015, 02:48 PM   #1
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120g SPS -a-Palooza

Tank has been set up since early Oct so figured it was time to start a journal.
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Display tank is 120g 48x24x24
8x54 ATI dimmable (4) B+ (2) C+ (2) P+
Flow: (2) Jebao rw-15 (2) wp-25
Remote sump in fish room
Return pump: panworld 150ps
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(2) Jebao rw-15

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Old 11/05/2015, 03:01 PM   #2
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Old 11/05/2015, 03:02 PM   #3
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Old 11/05/2015, 03:44 PM   #4
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Old 11/05/2015, 07:15 PM   #5
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Nice open aquascape. Should fill in soon as the corals grow!


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Old 11/06/2015, 05:08 AM   #6
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Nice open aquascape. Should fill in soon as the corals grow!

Yea wanted a nice open scape my last tank had way to much rock in it and once the corals grew in there was minimal swim space for the fish.

I cut up most of my colonies to be all similar size frags didn't want to have small frags stuck in with larger colonies.


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Old 11/10/2015, 08:00 PM   #7
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120g SPS -a-Palooza

So as I was mounting some new frags today and heard a thud in the tank thinking I had knocked over a rock I looked around and saw this.
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I guess the Moorish idol thought today would be a good day to take a nip at a clam instead the clam closed on his beak. Had to take him and the clam out in a small bucket and prey the clam open to get the idol out. Both are back in the tank clam seams fine and is open again. The idol definitely messed his mouth up but doesn't seem to stressed. Hopefully he can learned his lesson and will stay away from my clams.


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Old 11/11/2015, 06:05 AM   #8
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Just retribution, glad to see a clam win a picking fish battle for once. Hopefully the Moorish recovers


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Old 11/11/2015, 06:17 AM   #9
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That will make him a clam safe moorish now,lol
Hope he recovers soon
One buddy of mine had the same thing happen with a yellow tang and he was ok after a couple of days.


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Old 11/11/2015, 07:45 PM   #10
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Looks like he ok picked at a few mysis but didn't touch the nori which he normally devours an entire sheet. Hasn't gone near any of the clams so hopefully learned his lesson.


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Old 11/11/2015, 10:13 PM   #11
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Some of the new frags
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Old 11/11/2015, 10:14 PM   #12
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Sorry for the terrible pics one of these days I will get a decent camera or learn how to take better pics with the phone. Not sure I would be any better with a real camera


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Old 11/12/2015, 04:48 AM   #13
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Love your scape mate. You have some yummy colors happening so i'm looking forward to watching your collection and reef grow
I didn't know clams attacked fish, i'm glad you were around to save the poor guy. I'm a tad concerned about this revelation since i've seen the yellow tang picking at algae on the side of the clam.


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Old 11/12/2015, 09:10 AM   #14
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Loving the scape! Make my two islands looks like two piles of rubble!


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Your tank will look awesome once all the coral fills in. Do you still have the tank running you got your frags from?


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Old 11/12/2015, 10:40 AM   #16
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Love your scape mate. You have some yummy colors happening so i'm looking forward to watching your collection and reef grow

I didn't know clams attacked fish, i'm glad you were around to save the poor guy. I'm a tad concerned about this revelation since i've seen the yellow tang picking at algae on the side of the clam.

Thanks mate I just hope I can achieve half the success you have. My tangs are always picking at the shells of the clams and it never bothers them. I haven't seen any of the other angels picking at the clams I think the MI just stuck his nose a lil to far in there.


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Your tank will look awesome once all the coral fills in. Do you still have the tank running you got your frags from?

This tank is located where my old 65g was. I sold off a lot of the corals from that tank and kept mostly frags what's left over is in my 80g frag tank.

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Looks like you have a lot of really nice frags!


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Old 11/13/2015, 11:23 PM   #19
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A Few late night pics
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I like night snooping with the camera too mate lol, nice pics


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Old 11/16/2015, 04:21 AM   #22
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I really like the picture of the clowns hosting the nem. The clowns look huge compared to that nem though.


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Thnx I love spying on the tank at night only time I can see any polyp extension my angels keep that from happening during the day

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I really like the picture of the clowns hosting the nem. The clowns look huge compared to that nem though.

Thanx the nem shrinks way down at night before the clowns were hosting it it would recede all the way down into the rocks. The Rbta I have on the other island does the same.


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Old 11/17/2015, 02:01 PM   #24
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Fishy pics
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Love the yellow in this one wish I could get a decent pic
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