Express Reefs 500 cube with Refugium

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    20160508_153403.jpg Difficult to get a proper photo of all the star fish... they vary in size, got some as big as a R5 coin... like millions of them... so much that I currently see them as a pest in my tank...
     
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    Managed to take a photo of both sexy shrimp together in one photo... IMG-20160508-WA0006.jpeg
     
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    Those shrimp are so cool!
     
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    They great.

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    Sump porn :p
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    Harlequin shrimps hunting.
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    Harlequin shrimps are cool. I had a pair a while back. They cleaned the tank so quickly from asterina seastars that I had to sell them rather quickly. Its a pity. The 2 do not hunt together. Each taking its own little seastar.
     
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    Hectic !!
     
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    The two I got never separate, always together working in a team, lucky I got a costand fee of sea starts from my two refugium's and my sump is crawling with them.
     
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    Stunning and neat welldone
     
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    yip, I know. But check very late at night, long after lights out. They do stay together, but eat on their own. I did move mine to the sump and frag tanks. But they were able to hunt the asterina almost to extinction.
     
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    Wicked setup mnr.
     
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    So, do they not eat anything else?

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    Only see stars
     
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    Stunning tank. Love how neatly the electronics have been set-up and attention to detail
     
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    this is really nice +1
     
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    Thank you for the kind words.
     
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    Thank you
     
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    Some pics... 20160522_205932.jpg 20160522_205849.jpg 20160522_205901.jpg 20160522_210047.jpg
     
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    Nice idea in the dosing containers. What OD pipe are those and did you get laser cut lids.
     
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