Corrie's 6ft

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    Here are a few pics of my tank,started it roughly 6years ago,went through a few rough patches,nearly gave up due to stupidity.


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    some pics of past inhabitants


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    and pics of current inhabitants


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    frankie fish

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    21264cfa0ce80c34e.jpg I also changed my sump,removed the bio-balls,replaced it with liverock. I removed the ceramic rings,and started a dsb. My most recent change was adding a rdsb,which will be used to house pipefish ect.more pics to follow
     
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    This is the rdsb(4ft),after a couple of months,the corals inside will eventually be moved to the main tank. I have also changed the substrate from crushed coral to to natural sea sand,and used the crushed coral mi:yeahdude:xed with marbelite to create a rock to fit between the two islands
     
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    The canopy of the rdsb is in progress,will be of the same wood as the rest,and it will house 4x54w T5's.
     
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    When you come see me i'll give you some tips!
     
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    Thanx,tips/advise always welcome
     
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    Very nice. 6 yrs respect.
     
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    Thanx al lot,still leearning something new everyday,annd since the forums started,it helped me a lot,big thumbs up for the forum members.
     
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    frankie fish

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    Here's a few pic,finished cyclibg the new rock,still not happy with the scaping,any advice?
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    One of the pipefish,on top of the white grid
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    and the "feeding station"

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    Very nice. Do you still have the Moorish Idol? Does it eat?
     
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    Unfortunately not,it ate like a pig,but that was when I still had powerheads for flow,and before I had a top-up unit. The idol got sucked into the powerhead while I was at work,and the return chamber of the sump went low,so the pump sucked air,creating havoc in the dt,thus,due to that,I lost my idol. Great fish once they start eating.
     
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    is the pipefish in your reef tank?
     
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    Nope,I have a 4ft setup only foor pipefish,it is however connected to the main tank. The initial idea was a rdsb,but why hide it,when it can be used as a specific species tank and a rdsb.
     
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    Cool that a nice idea
     
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    Thnx guys
     
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    Very very impressive setup! Well done!
     
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    Made some changes,the bicolor,and coral beauty along with the clarcki found a new home,had to take out a lot of rock to catch them,thus a rescape was in order.(thnx cw)
    Here is a pic,water is murky,will take another pick tomorrow.
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    Dit gaan stunning wees Corrie!!!!

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