Fun in Stellies

Discussion in 'Large Tanks' started by BoerRepublic, 28 Jun 2012.

  1. BoerRepublic

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    Hello there extended masa community, I have switched to marine this year after years and years of keeping fresh water.... how hard can it be right? Started beginning of the year with a TL550 which after 6months was full and just didn't match my ambitions :whistling: so got myself a new tank from a fellow forum member that was shutting down so this is what I got now.

    1.2m L x 600cm W x 600cm H Display
    1.2m L x 450cm W x 450cm H Sump
    Reef Octopus Extreme XS160 Protein Skimmer
    2 Sun sun 5000ml pumps
    A kalk reactor
    auto top up unit


    My worst best fish, moon wrasse love him to bits but don't recommend him to anyone this is of those beautiful girls that you just don't get with
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    Moon lights
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    Purple rock lobster
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    My tang, jumping bean, boxer and cleaner (RIP *couch* moon wrasse)
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    Diamond backs
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    Frog spawn this is actually a bad day it actually pretty much covers that whole ledge
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    Side shot
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    FTS
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    I like it.
     
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    awesome scape:thumbup:
     
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    looks great
    I like the width and height
     
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    Looking sweet
     
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    id love an update too, that is a beautifully scaped tank :)
     
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    Ok update time, got a pair 150w mh bulbs they meant to be a nice white by the one is very yellow and busy getting it replaced, but here's some pics
     
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    Cool waiting to see
     
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    Yes please? Updated pics? I love your tank and scaping!
     
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    Many thanks BoerRepulic! It looks great! Great growth on those corals! What is that "yellow looking" section? A light? Or sunlight?
     
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    That's the faulty mh globe :/ drives me crazy looks like some peed in the tank
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Ah ok BoerRepublic. That yellow usually comes from a 6700 Kelvin MH globe ;) Great for growth.... but for the "look" and not too good for coral coloration ;)
     
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    Nice tAnk. What trigger is that?
     
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    I noticed, the thing is the bulb is meant to be 10k
     
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    A little niger trigger
     
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