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Discussion in 'Medium Tanks (31-100gal)' started by warby, Jun 27, 2013.

  1. warby

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    this is my latest tank its 36" x 24" x 18 " a 70l sump. iv got quad t5 lighting with moonlight led's. iv had the tank little under 2 weeks, i did have miracle mud and caulerpa in the sump but it turned asexual and was taken out before it released anything into the tank.

    near enough full view of my tank from the front.
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    close up of left hand side
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    this is my latest purchase (about an hour ago) its not fully opened up yet. there's some red algae on the rock can anyone i.d. it?
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    full view of tank under moon light led's
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    plate coral glowing under led's
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    heres a shot of my old 180l tank
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    comments and suggestions welcome :) thanks for looking
     
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  2. PaulW

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    Re: my latest tank and some pics of previous one

    your latest purchase is gsp, green star polyps,.. looks nice :)
     
  3. warby

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    thanks kinevil, i know what the coral is theres 2 strips of red algae leaves at the back its kind of hard to see...i should of explained it better :)
     
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    Re: my latest tank and some pics of previous one

    Like the open rock work
     
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    Nice +1 on the open rock work
     
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    Re: my latest tank and some pics of previous one

    Algae maybe

    Scinaia turgida? but thats mainly round the med and cooler waters...

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  7. warby

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    That looks identical to what it is timc. Theres a few pieces of it on the back of the gsp coral. My fox face seems to like it. Is it good algae? Ill do some research later in work at the minute.
     
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    Nice looking tank , love the rock work Big Thumbs Up

    lesa xx
     
  9. warby

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    well its been a long time since i updated this and quite a bit has changed especially tonight as i picked up some lr from [MENTION=20031]nemo85[/MENTION] got some really nice pieces of rock from him. here are some pictures. comments and criticism welcome :) also some pictures of the sun coral and the baby suns that have sprouted from no where.

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  10. warby

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    @Sammy8921 you got my thinking yesterday i do have a tank thread not much to see as i dont update it......ill try and update this more :)

    iv decided to try a few sps frags to see how i get on with them iv got a millepora, orange digitata, montipora hirsuta and a callendrum frag.
    They seem to be doing ok, how long will it be before i will be able to tell if i can keep sps? days,weeks,months?

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  11. Sammy8921

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    See if you get good growth on them.

    surviving isnt enough to decide if you can keep sps.
     
  12. warby

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    well its been a few weeks since i got my first few sps frags from [MENTION=19052]Sammy8921[/MENTION] and they seem to be growing the montipora hirsuta and callendrum seem to be doing well not sure about the orange digi......heres some pics from today

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    today:
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    first piece of callendrum
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    other piece of callendrum
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    today:
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    orange digi
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    They look like they are all doing fine.....even the orange digi which has clearly based out and is starting to grow.

    these are the easier end of sps to keep so don't rush out and spend £500 on rare natural grown Acroporas etc just yet but it is looking very positive in just a few weeks.

    if you want any more sps frags I am drowning in montipora plates, purple digitata and more Lol
     
  14. warby

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    im not going to rush out and buy the harder to keep ones i just wanted to try the easier ones and see how i got on. can you post up some pics of the frags you have available and price.....as your frags seem really good :)
     
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    Hi looking good growing well i have some SPS frags if require some iam in york. Thanks Mark
     
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    Got red, green, green with white polyps, dark red plates £10 each
    Pocci £5
    Hysterix £5
    Green acro with pink polyps £7
    Purple digitata £10
    Green digitata £10
    Forest fire digitata £10
    Others that I don't even know what they're called.

    Oh and GSP
    Pop round if you want
     
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    how much posted for the forest fire?
     
  19. warby

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    [MENTION=19052]Sammy8921[/MENTION] i cant call round untill after my holiday i get back on the 11th July. If possible could you save me a forest fire, and ill call round pick that one up and more then likely a few others :)
     
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    been a while since i updated this, i got my self some led lights last weekend from burscough i decided on the tmc ilumenair and i love it. really easy controls, and the colours it gives off are great and i also changed my foxface for a randalls goby and tiger pistol they have been in a few hours but are still hidden....here are some pictures, i got a bit 'happy' with the camera on my phone haha :)
    some of thee pics arnt the best as my phone dosent like led lighting might have to get a proper camera:



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    would anyone be kind enough to try i.d. these sps for me i think the white one with green polyps is some kind of pocillopora
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    not fully coloured up yet think it may be forest fire?? can also be seen in second pic with another unknown sps
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