JD167's Tank

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  1. JD167

    JD167

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    Hi guys

    Since I'm new on MASA I thought I'd post some pics of my tank.

    This was my first tank when I started in 2006. Hardly anything in there. I bought the clowns, live rock and shrimps from a guy at work.

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    Just before I moved to the new one, this is what it looked like.

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    Preparing the stand and tank for the migration.

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    Tank on the stand.

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    Now to get that big tank on the right to where the one on the left is standing... not a easy job...

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    All the livestock, corals and water put one side. Not ideal but it's all i had.

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    Done!! <phew> What a mess..

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    The old tank. Needs a bit of cleaning up. Also had a funky smell to it...

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    With the lights on and all the liverock, corals and fish dumped in. They couldn't survive any longer in the temporary holding buckets.

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    More to follow...
     
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  3. JD167

    JD167 Thread Starter

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    A while later.. Fish playing Marko-Polo in the cloudy water.. :p

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    A day or so later..

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    After i placed everything I wanted it more or less..

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    How it looks today, 4months later.

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    Some of the livestock and corals.

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    Shrooms.

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    Clam

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    more to follow..
     
  4. JD167

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    The sump. It's actually my old 1.2 up top that was converted to a sump. Yes I know the DSB needs more. It's still work in progress. :)

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    At night when the main lights go off.

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  5. Andreas

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    looking good JD.

    Some nice pieces you've got there!
     
  6. Awvince

    Awvince Here fishie fishie

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    Stunning.
     
  7. Puppy

    Puppy Lives for SPS

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    Damm nice !U :yeahdude:
    Wow the bird's nest grew.
    I need a frag of birdsnest ..... hint hint :whistling:
     
  8. komodo

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    Awesome dude
     
  9. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    WOW JD - Tank is looking REALLY awesome!
     
  10. Matt

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    Nice ;) I also have 2 clowns, a midas blenny and 2 cleaner shrimp ;)
     
  11. Punk

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    very VERY cool man! thank for all the pics!!! :thumbup:
     
  12. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Very nice looking tank, there seem to be quite a few hidden gems in Cape Town.
     
  13. gaboon

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    Nice tank JD167, what do you prefer, magnum or blue steel?
     
  14. SIMS

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    Very nice...
     
  15. Mike

    Mike Retired Moderator

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    Very nice JD looks great, did the changeover go smoothly? anything you would do differently next time?
     
  16. aslam

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    Hi jd,looking good.Well done.
     
  17. JD167

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    Wee-Man, I only lost one cleaner shrimp in the process. But this was due to my inexperience in migrating tanks. The problem was that I had to put the new tank on the spot where the old one was. If that wasn't the case I think everything would have gone more smoothly. All in all i think it went well. It was just one heck of a long day!! :p
     
  18. JD167

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    Closeup pic of Plate coral in tank.

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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    WOW JD - AWESOME Macro Pic! What camera are you using and at what settings? If you don't mind me asking?
     
  20. Warr7207

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    Nice setup, looks really healthy - well done :thumbup1:
     
  21. Raven

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    Very nice dude!
    I don't want to connect to MASA because of people like you...:(
    I really do get so bloody "jaloers" if i see setups like these..
    But all in all - good for you mate!!:thumbup:
     
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