Charls Setup

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  1. Charl_Stanhope

    Charl_Stanhope

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    Hey guys.

    I started a thread for my tank a whille ago but I kinda screwed it up. So here we go ago. My tanks been running for almost two years now. The first year was hectic and I almost thought of giving up. Luckily I didnt coz my setup is getting more and more beautiful by the day. Its a Boyu Tl550. I took everything out the back. In the first chamber ive got filter floss that i change twice a week.2nd chamber Ive got my heater and skimmer,3rd Ive got purigen and phosguard and in the 4th Ive got my return pump. Ive got 2 clowns,one bicolour blenny,2 hermits,starfish and snails.

    Here a pic when I started ?
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    A few months ago:

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    Now :

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    Candy cane and a zoa frag
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    Another frag and feather duster
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    finger leather



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    Cleaner shrimp

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    some shrooms :

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    pxenia frag,more zoa frags

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    I also added a couple of hermit crabs and a bi colour blenny. will upload some pics soon.let me know what you think MASA
     
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  3. Tremayn

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    Looking good man :)
     
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  5. Charl_Stanhope

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    Very nice Charl, looks good. Have you done any DIY on your tank or is still the stock lighting, skimmer, etc.?
     
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    Tank looks great.
    I saw this tank last week..definitely one to keep an eye on.
     
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    very nice :thumbup:
     
  9. Charl_Stanhope

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    I've only taken out the uv and connect my return pump straight to the spray bar.I'm busy looking at different skimmers.can't decide if I want to go external or internal. Then I'm looking at adding some leds to my existing lights. That's it.but for now I'm keeping my bio load to a minimum.
     
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    looking good..;)will be watching your thread..
     
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    Thanks David. The frags are looking awesome and growing nuts. Cant wait for them to cover the rocks. Im hopefully gonna add some more soon.
     
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    Thanks for compliments guys. Will try take better quality pics and will keep updating
     
  13. KeeganP

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    very nice dude.
     
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    Looking good!
     
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    Here some better pics I managed to take.

    Better FTS
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    Some Algae - If anyone can tell me what they are,it would be cool. They look really nice[​IMG]

    another kinda algae or seaweed + some shrooms
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    My cleaner in all its glory - posing:lol:
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    Candy Cane - Its alot greener(like a really bright greenb) than on the pics

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    Some button polyps

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    Green star polyps
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    torch coral. Its recovering very very well. It had 5 heads,lost three but its busy splitting so back to 3 and its looking healthy.:thumbup:
     
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    oops, heres the pic of the torch

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    My two clowns - They my first fish i added two years ago. They nice and bright orange.
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    latest additions - Bi Colour blenny and a couple of zoa frags.
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    Pulsing xenia frag and another zoa frag. Cant wait for zoa frags to grow.

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    Looking really nice Charl , well done !
     
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    Nice one Charl... :thumbup:
     
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    Charl_Stanhope Thread Starter

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    Thanks guys. Having such good fun with my boyu.
     
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    Wow looks great!:thumbup:
     
  21. wouterloosman

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    Hi, I think it's Nemastoma.

    It's also growing in my tank, but al litle bit bigger :p

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