r0ckf1re's 1st Marine tank

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    Let the search begin.
     
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    lol.... cool, you will dig there mating dance!

    The female doesn't have the long bone at the point of the dorsal fin, that's how i tell them apart. Just be careful the juveniles also don't have them so some LFS may sell you a male which hasn't developed his spine on his dorsal yet and then they will fight and kill each other.
     
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    Rockf1ire any new updates on the awesome tank you got there
     
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    @Bradwin hey bud, not much done. Last edition was a pistol shrimp and yellow watchman Goby.
    Sold my sailfin as he was getting to big for the tank. Lost my jumping bean angel,. No idea why. Other than that everything else is doing well.

    I do want to add anothrler fish but I haven't found anything I like that will suit my tank.

    Heres a few pics. I don't know what nennie that is. Was sold to me as a gbta. Looks more like a condi. It's awsome nonetheless.





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    Looks great man heathy if you got time send full shot of tank i had YWG he 3rd he dicided to jump in overflow chamber and then agn down the overflow pipe in filter sock when I up the morning it was to late:blush:
     
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    3rd day
     
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    Sorry to hear.
    I'll send some pics when I am home to take some. Tank looks its best by around 11 or 12 during the day.

    One of the more recent evenning pics.. Sunset 694909d26a341d5df89c54feb72cd4a6.jpg
     
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    Good no problem tank looks great tel me the clown in corner isit a pair you got
     
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    Yeah, they spawn often.
     
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    That great did you ever tried to breed some ? Wil you parhaps sell pair?
     
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    Haven't tried as I don't have the time. Won't sell them, sorry. I sold my sailfin and regret it.
     
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    Yes take alota time keep me in mind if you come across a clown pair
     
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    Tanks looking clean - stunning man. selling off livestock affects me badly. I miss them always. I have to think long and hard before I let me fish or coral go.
     
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    Thanks @ScubaLover22
    Its not easy to part with them.
     
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    Yup you grow such a bond. especially if you watch them grow
     

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