Spearo's mushrooms, ricordea & ear only tank (Corallimorpharia)

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  1. Spearo

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    Hi masa members,

    Okay where to start with my tank thread...

    I got hooked with this hobby when i first saw some magnificent, coloured ricordea at the LFS,
    since then mushrooms, ricordea and ears have always been my favorite
    coral.

    Definitely one of the most easiest corals to keep - hardy and indestructible.

    I have chosen to go with the Aquaria 102L/120L tank,
    thanks @Aquaria-SA Lawrence for letting me collect after hours.

    The setup inside

    - i used some rock and water from my existing 1.8m which we moved out the same day.
    - the remainder of the rock came from my garage which was in RO water for about a week.
    - some of it i crushed and used as a coarse substrate,
    i have decided to use this instead of fine substrate as i will be fragging as often as the corals let me, so the frags will never be blown away.
    - few of my existing corallimorpharia corals were added.

    The plan for this tank,
    is to cover every mm of rock and substrate with a variety of
    mushrooms, ricordea and just one large ear.
    no other corals will be added.

    Here are a few pictures of the setup a day or so old, i will be doing one full tank pic a month and doing close up pictures with details of the corals as we go along.

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  3. Spearo

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    Awsome idea....cant wait to see what colour shrooms you come up with.....
     
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    Looking good bro. Cant wait to see its progress. Going to be an awesome shroom tank:thumbup:
     
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    Very nice brother....will bring you a whack of mushrooms and ricordeas this week. Need to fill that baby!
     
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    dont forget abt me hehe for a slice of any Ric im super keen
     
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    Cant seem to view it... @Spearo can you WhatsApp it to me pls
     
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    I also cant view it.
     
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    try now i made it 'public' viewing instead of just 'friends'
    add me anyway lol, we are mates
     
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    My three musketeers :)

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    and then one day you remove the lid... cat jumps up and get the surprise of their lives...
     
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    I dont see any new updates
     
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    @nepellew,

    Will do soon.
    Tank is at home, i'm renting at another place for now - you know my story lol.

    Any luck you got some pods?

    This tank is looking awesome, must say its hard to find good looking shrooms lol - colours etc
     
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    what pods u talking about haha and i thought u were going to get some from that WiseCracks guy haha and i have a few but none to frag
     
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    Did you get that whole whack of shrooms from warrmich? Lets see pics of the shrooms? Tank must be full with shrooms now.
     
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    Post edit,

    Meet up at kfc or McDonalds supper on me today with a big hug lol.

    Lets get this thread back on to my simple tank here :)

    Many thanks
     
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    All good bro
     
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    Hey gents here's some pictures of the tank progressing...

    Need a better camera bla :)

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