Achilles and the Life Aquatic

Discussion in 'Supersized Tanks' started by Achilles, 22 Oct 2009.

  1. the fish

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    stunning:thumbup:
     
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  3. Falcon

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    Nice,good to see that your sps in the main compartment seems to be flourishing.That extra colour it adds makes a huge difference.:thumbup:

    Is it just the video that way or is the swimming space now beginning to get limited for your inmates buddy?
     
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    Achilles

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    Scouser - thank you!
    Rossi- thanks some of my favourites too!
    Maj- thanks for that! yes its a French angel as Rossi stated had it over 18 years now!(very proud over the age of some fish ) my purple tang must be close to 24 now
    Sean k - sounds amazing look forward to seeing it being built!
    Adee- humbled coming from the sps master himself ;)
    ccwilke - thanks i also see it as my slice of reef , that i get to dive on everyday
    the fish- thank you!
    Falcon- yes i have found that the angels including the cowfish are not bothering SPS so that is good for growing in the middle however if they got in side compartments with softies and Lps it would be decimation alley!, swimming space has shrunk but i am at max fish capacity unless one dies i dont add new ones, corals need constant pruning too!
     
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  5. Rossi

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    Can we get so close up pics of your sps? Oh and more pics of the bandit:thumbup:
     
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    Achilles, will cowfish eat softies and lps?
     
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    Achilles

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    ok Rossi , i will soon

    Seank - yes cowfish do munch on quite a few softies, i have seen them bite leathers and xenia as well. if they acquire a taste for a coral its in trouble
     
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    Still my fav tank!
     
  9. seank

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    Pity though, I have seen 2 very nice ones yesterday
     
  10. Rossi

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    Any update on those pics?
     
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    Achilles

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    not a great video but its an update without too much detail at the moment ;) watch in 720 hd is best
     
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    Looking great!

    That French angel is very impressive
     
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    Awesome looking tank dude:thumbup:
     
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    Achilles

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    thanks David he has been with me almost 2 decades now grew it from a baby - very tame and chilled ;)

    thanks Express ;)
     
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    Wow - Amazing !!!
     
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    Speechless...
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    ok 10 min later...

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    Bags packed...

    Can I move in please?????? Pretty please??????

    I solemnly promise to watch that tank the WHOLE DAY!!!!!

    My favorite has to be the cow. ;)
     
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    Your tank is looking good as always!
     
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    Absolutely amazing. And you could not have chosen a better song to go with the video. :thumbup:
    How safe is the Cowfish wrt Coral?

     
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    Love that Youtube clip, amazing man would love to see this setup. Maybe we have a Reef Meet there in December ;)
     
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    beautiful
     
  21. RiaanP

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    Eish.
    Beautiful

    But you really need to put something down in front of the tank for size reference.
    Cold drink can, beer, matchbox or anything familiar.

    Some of those fish are really a lot bigger than what I anticipate.
     

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