Mtroboer's Tank

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    Hi Guys here is some pics of my tank& sump, please feel free to give any suggestions as im fairly new to reefing!:) 76047d7d4e896c08.jpg
     
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    Mtroboer

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    Here is my tank, its 1200mm x 500 mm x 400mm& 240l, I had a recent algae bloom but I am starting to get the better of it! 76047d7cfabf3323.jpg
     
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    Nemo never wanted anything to do with the anemone, but ysterday he suddenly decided to become roomies with the Porcelain crab!:) 76047d7d23edb41b.jpg
     
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    Cliffhanger

    76047d7d0d2db8fb.jpg Here's Cliffhanger the Hermit in action!

    76047d7d0d2debfd.jpg A close-up of him

    76047d7d0d2d85e3.jpg Saying hi to the Cleaner
     
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    COOL! Looking BRILLIANT MtroBoer! Nice sump! Just DSB could be a little bit bigger!
     
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    Looking very good MtroBoer!!
     
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    Other Fishies

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    Jellytot the Watchmen
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    One of the two Cardinals

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    Foxy the Coral muncher during a bad algae break-out a while back:blushing:
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    Lawnmower(right) & a Cleaner Shrimp
     
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    Thanx guys, I'm planning on getting a little more sand for the DSB! Also waiting for my two Seio m1100's and will get a 150w MH next month!
     
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    Seeing that you're going to be changing the DSB in any case, I'd suggest to get much finer sand.

    Kids' Playsand works very well and is very cheap, about R40 for a 20KG bag at most Regies outlets and other toy shops.

    The prefereable grain size of substrate for a DSB is sugar fine.
     
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    What's left of the Starpolyps.. "FOXY!!!!!!!!!!"
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    Just got something to munch!

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    Just had one of these, but it's starting to multiply fast!
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    Pic also taken during algae outbreak!
     
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    Thanks Galibore, will get on the phone to Reggies!!
     
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    Will try to take some more pics tonight, going to try my best to also get one of my Debelius's Lobster as well
     
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    Mtroboer, very interesting tank, love the nemmie, crab and clown :thumbup:

    i can't get my crab to share nemmie with my clowns
     
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    It's a symbiotic relationship and I think the crab's part of the deal is some protection for the nennie. So I won't be surprised if he gives the clown the boot...or claw :)
     
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    Ja I was VERY surprised when i woke up yesterday and saw that Nemo moved in seeing as he never even took a look at the anemone! My first reaction was trying to see where the crab went.. imagine the surprise when i saw the two sharing!!!!!
     
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    Hi Galibore, sure don't hope so as the crab frequently gives me the claw when i feed the anemone!!:)
     
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    Unless ofcourse the clown is offering the crab a kickback :lol:
     
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    Id Needed Pls!!

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    Could anyone please ID the brown stuff on the rock, it feels almost like sandpaper and turns dark when I touch it! It is also starting to spread FAST!!!
     
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    Looks like I will be giving him some kickboxing lessons tonight!!:lol:
     
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    your tank looks realy cool but what are you tanks parameters
     

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