Admiral Bous's little kitchen tank

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    thought its about time to start a new thread on my little kitchen tank , 195lt been running for a couple of months now its pretty simple , 1.500 x 350 x350
     
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    What terrible corals - did you find them in a bin somewhere? #DuckAndCover :lol:

    I'm always envious of the care and attention you give your tank bud - Always spotless, and evolving constantly - Kudos! Oh, and the new phone takes nice pics too :thumbup:
     
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    hahahaha thanks Drew
     
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    Looks really cool Puffer.:001_cool:
    Looks like you used black substrate?
    Any regrets?

    I had initially also looked at using black substrate, but was a bit discouraged by comments on this forum and on RC.
     
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    I see his tank from time to time and am ALWAYS blown away by the black substrate - especially what it does under his LEDs when taking photos - helps even out the exposure a lot...
     
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    if you look at the tank on the right of my signature you will see that one also has black so this is my second tank with black aragonite , i wasnt aware of any negatives regarding it , please inform me ? this is year 3 of using it and i have had zero issues with it , it looks super sexy specially under LED , it doesn't show dirt like white sand does , its coarse and heavy enough not to blow around and my tube nennies,sand sifters and star fish dont have any issues with it either
     
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    Thanks Puffer,

    Most of the comments regarding black substrate related to aspects of cleanliness, some residual magnetism and the fact that the substrate is not true aragonite but a mixture of volcanic rock and aragonite. However, there are many different opinions out there. I think it looks great in your DT with LED lights, so I guess it's pretty much a case of personal preference.
    Was just keen to get some feedback from reefers who have used/are using black substrate.
     
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    yeah i dont know much about any if that , i bought the caribsea live black it was pretty clean when i got it and so far so good
     
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    All good then.
    Nice little system you have there indeed.
     
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