Ruberto's Boyu tl550

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  1. Ruberto Frazao

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    My boyu tl550 is running on 2 skimmers: Stock boyu skimmer and a Macro Aqua hang on skimmer Rated 300l
    Lighting: 2 x Beamswork 18w Led units
    Flow: 1 x Hydor koralia evo 2800

    Fish list:
    2 x Clowns
    3 x yellow tail damsels
    1 x Blue Green Chromis
    1 x Bi Colour Blenny
    1 x Wheelers Shrimp Goby
    1 x Fire Shrimp
    1 x Tuxedo Urchin

    Coral List:
    Millions of Zoas
    Trumpet Coral
    Monti
    Brain
     
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    very nice, how about a FTS and the engine?
     
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    will add more photos tomorrow, was just in a rush. just to give u guys a glimps.
     
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    Looking nice. Another Boyu clan member:thumbup:
     
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    Hey guys you know those cushion stars you find on the rocks at the beach are they reef safe?? Thanx
     
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    Hey
    Looking good, is this the one?
     
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    Hey its not a brittle star its a cushion star.. Dont see it in your thread..
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    They are ok but don't add too many

    The tank from me
     
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    Ok awesome..
     
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    Cool
    Add some more pics
     
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    Today was a very sad day, waking up to find my wheelers shrimp goby dry on the floor..
     
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    damn, sorry to hear about this man.
     
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    Sorry man, was your hood closed?
     
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    Hey nope I run Leds so its a rimless
     
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    i have the same tank, also open top, i dont keep any LS that like to jump, but if you want to, can use some sort of net or maybe eggcrate to cover the top, wont look too nice but will prevent things getting out
     
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    Hey guys I have a Hydor koralia evo 2800 flow pump but want to add another pump or get a better pump as I want to run sps.. Don't like the look and sound of the Mp10 so what would u guys suggest??
     
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    the look and space saving ability is what attracts most customers,as for the sound, ive heard many complain but till today i still havent heard a peep from my pump,all you need to do on initial setup is line up correctly and its as silent as a mouse

    imo hydors are good but quite an eyesore in a boyu as already you sitting with minimal space and 2 pumps will take a crap load of space in your tank,and the mp10 works well on its own,strong enuf and you dnt even see it in the tank. checkout @Mc and @mornewil boyus
     
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    Thanks @bollie, I will have a look at the MP10 maby only in the future as they have a hefty price on them..
     
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    hitup our CT lfs @Perky pets superstore they great with prices and couriers aswell, i mean it seams our prices in CT is wayyy less dan you guys

    but in the meantime,if you looking for temp measures ,sun sun does the trick and is inexpensive,but also depending on the corallia you have if setup and positioned correctly ,you may get away with one pump only as most of us boyu users do
     
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