Rory's tank

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  1. Rory

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    So ya... Here's some pics from my tank, about a year later :p

    Bear in mind the whole tank went balls up in November, I left it empty in decemeber and only starting restocking etc in Jan. It used to be filled with SPS, now it's just some softies. Decided I want to get a few more fish this time (only had 1 yellow tang before)

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    Wow, Rory, the tank looks totally different. i like it :)
     
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    WOW! That's looking really GOOD, Rory! Been a VERY VERY VERY long time since we saw a pic of a tank of yours! ;)
     
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    Rory

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    Yeah the colours are quite faded etc. Didn't know how to set a custom white balance but I read it in the manual earlier. Maybe I'll remember :p

    It's a lot emptier now.

    Here's an old pic when things were all over the place and not so colourful:
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    WOW Rory! What happened to those BEAUTIFUL SPS corals you had? You never advertised them "For Sale" on here?
     
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    Rory

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    A very old pic:
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    Remember this beast?
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    And then this happened:
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    OUCH! NO MAN!
    This really hurts me to see THAT!!!

    What's that? CaRX? or Skimmer?
     
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    Rory

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    I was waiting for the SPS to colour up properly before selling off some frags etc. They were *just* starting to colour up etc when power was off for 6 days or so, generator failed, etc...

    Lost the acro's pictured above, some awesome frags from irie ivan which were doing well, all the green/red plating montis, another unidentified sps and I'm sure there was some more stuff too.

    Edit: Just remember largeish pink hystrix and largish pocillopora and medium pocillopora frag.
     
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    Rory

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    That's the skimmer in that pic. Going a bit "bos"...

    Sean K has some of that acro and frags (or what were frags) of most of the softies, but sounds like all of thats sold on now as well. My old clowns and tang when I shut down my tank in cape town went to Dean who then sold them to Sean K when he emigrated so Sean K actually has/had quite a bit of stuff indirectly from me :p
     
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    Nice Rory, pity about the loss in November.
    I really like the look of the dsb in the display.
     
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    Rory geez sori about your loss mate
    But the tank is starting to take shape again well done
     
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    ouch buddy, but im sure you will e there in no time again..
     
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    Looking good Rory, how about a shot with flash of your DSB please :)
     
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    nice to see the bounce back bud, not to hot on the idea of that DSB though :( but purely my tastes. looking forward to seeing you stock up buddie
     
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    You want it back??:whistling:
     
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    looking good there Rory
     
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    DSB (which is actually a plenum, there's also a DSB in the sump) (and an algae filter)
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    100% crop
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    While I had the flash out took these:

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    Rory

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    Looking at this one I'd never say it was taken with a flash and with only the actinic lights on...

     
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    Rory

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    Thought you said in your thread that it was all going to be gone by the weekend or something??

    Nah will move on to new things rather...
     
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    Cool, just shout
     
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