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Hi From Leeds, Uk

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Ratvan, Sep 3, 2019.

  1. Ratvan

    Ratvan Registered

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    Greetings All

    This year i set up my first Reef Tank, set up on April 1st 2019. I have had a long battle with "the uglies" but I think that finally I am coming to an end with that stage and fingers crossed things start looking better soon.

    Currently I have what I believe is Diatoms and also GHA, this makes for an interesting combination where i can blow the dust off the GHA and then scrape down the algae, currently I have been maintaining with elbow grease and the slow addition of clean up crew.

    So we all like a photo don't we?

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    Livestock
    Goldstreak Blennie
    Hammer Coral
    Zoanthids x 2
    Yuma Mushrooms
    GSP

    I have recently lost all of my Xenia? NO idea how that happened
     
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    doug_amanda Admin Staff Member

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    Hi and welcome,
    for some reason, don’t know why, Xenia will not grow in my tank either yet other folk see it as a weed.
     
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    Well that makes me feel a little better.
    I'm leaning towards making this a LPS/Euphyllia heavy tank. Really love the colours and movements that these corals provide
    Just need to find some for decent prices
     
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    What was the flow like near the xenia they hate too much flow I found.
     
  5. Ratvan

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    Indirect flow, moderate to gentle. Essentially the same as my hammer is at now, moved the Xenia slightly so it swayed gently but didn't blast it. I also had it at the front and centre of the tank and some at mid level. 3 Different Morphs of Xenia as well
     
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    jim_fitz Admin Staff Member

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    Welcome aboard
     
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