yingyang's 500L tank

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  1. Fuzzy

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    Hi guys,decided to start this thread on my tank,the tank is 5months old at the moment,started off fish only but have recently added a lot more rock and some mushrooms,polyps etc...the corals aren't that visible in the pics as I do need a good light upgrade and I have taken the pics with my phone...so for now,here's a few pics,hopefully as it gets better I'll be posting more..

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    Nice man. What coral do you have or want to keep.
     
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    At the moment I mainly have some mushrooms and polyps...probably goin to add more leathers,maybe a colt or hammer or torch or something for some movement..probably stick to the more easy stuff
     
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    Ok, sounds good. Softy dominated tank. Enjoy.
     
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    Thanks Seabass,yeah that's the idea..well,for now :)
     
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    Cool and unusual thick black stripe on clowns right fin,sorry about the pic quality...and the algae on the glass,oops..:)

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    Looking better now with the new T5 lighting I added...can't wait to fill it up with some awesome corals

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    Whats those tree like things in the back? otherwise looking good!
     
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    Thanks Dusty,oh those use to be some type of coral,a sea fan or sea whips or something like that,they died in one of the shops tanks,lost there colour and life etc but still had there shape so I just took them for some decoration here and there,one or two of them are still attached to small rocks..I do have like two or three extra ones laying in my sump if you keen,aint alive but aint fake so yeah I guess it kinda gives a unique kinda look,I hope! :)
     
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    I have 5 in my main tank,just can't see the others in the pic,they in between some of the rocks
     
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    Haha oh okay I see. Thanks for the offer but sadly my tank isnt running yet, will be asap I hope:). Enjoy!
     
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    Oh ok...cool..thanks
     
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    Ok so after a lot of thinking and seeing how much dirt I was actually trapping and storing within that huge rock structure,I decided to change the look of the tank,took all my rock out and decided to go with the "branch rock" look...the rocks are in the center so yeah the fish can swim around the back as well and atleast with this I'll be able to keep it a lot cleaner...still need for coral and it should look better,tank has not cleared up properly yet but here's a pic..

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    looking good yingyang!!! Like the new scape...
     
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    Thanks clownfish,the rocks actually look tiny in the pic hahaha,but that's cos the tank is 720 high..I would haved loved to replace the crushed coral with a much finer substrate but the fish didn't really enjoy me messing around with the tank for 5hours lol,so yeah it will have to stay like this..
     
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    The new scaping looks cool man. Im also having the same problem with crushed coral and need to change to a finer substrate. All the best with you tank. And what skimmer are you using.
     
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    Hey thanks Devesh,yeah the fine looks so cool,mine isn't all coarse,its fine mixed with slighlty coarse,but yeah full fine better....I'm currently using the DYMAX LS20 skimmer,its rated for 600L,seems to be working nicely for now..
     
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    So switched my light order from white-blue-white-blue to blue-blue-white-white so atleast now at night I can once again just leave the blue on before its sleepy time for them,new light sequence also making the tank look better,pitty it doesn't show with the phones camera

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    Angle view,as well as the left,middle and right of the scape
     
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    So just pics of some of my fish..sorry about the pic quality..

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    Tank with just the blue (actinic) lights on..

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