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killavixen 07-16-2013 03:10 PM

Killavixens Reef Photo Journal
 
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This is a photo of the progress i have made in my reef aquarium and future progress will now be here. Thanks for following!

April 2013
http://www.fishtanks.net/aquariums/p...9c34f_full.jpg
First Fish
http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/a...428_161602.jpg
May 2013
http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/a...501_114803.jpg
http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/a...advice-017.jpg
Upraded to 10gal
http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/a...e-dsc02461.jpg
http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/a...advice-088.jpg
June 2013 30 gal
http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/a...702_121902.jpg
July 2013 40 Breeder

killavixen 07-18-2013 03:52 PM

Well frogspawn stung my duncan. One tentacle looks completely white and receded. But otherwise seems fine.

killavixen 07-28-2013 04:58 PM

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I had to move my rock around after the nem decided to move. I like thebetter now anyway.

wake49 07-29-2013 08:35 AM

That anenome looks beautiful!

killavixen 07-29-2013 08:45 AM

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Originally Posted by wake49 (Post 2669546)
That anenome looks beautiful!

Thanksm
Thats the rainbow bta! Its now fully open where you can see al the colors, but yes it is amazing!:-P

killavixen 08-04-2013 05:58 PM

More pics
 
Rainbow BTA and my nosy sailfin tang, Tootsie

http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/...psfb11a4fb.jpg

http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/...ps06eefc7a.jpg

My Goniopora

http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/...ps02a3c07a.jpg
Some Close Ups of the Goni's Polyps

http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/...ps2b4884d6.jpg

http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/...psf563c24e.jpg

Plate coral

http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/...ps4bc97360.jpg

Some frag dont know what it is
http://i1272.photobucket.com/albums/...psb39e4a7f.jpg

wake49 08-05-2013 06:43 AM

These pics are beautiful.

How big is this tank again? Is this the 40?

Sailfin Tangs tend to get to be big species and need an appropriate home from day one to maintain good immune systems and stress levels. I always recommend at least a 125 gallon tank for the size this fish will grow to. Marine creatures, unlike their Freshwater counterparts, will continue to grow despite their tank size. Remember, they had a whole ocean to grow in before we tanked them. These fish really appreciate a 72" long tank, as by adulthood they can max out at over a foot! This will give them appropriate swimming room and proper the proper amount of live rock will give them ample hiding places, making them feel secure in their home.

The only Tangs I recommend for less than 125 gallon tanks are the Ctenochaetus genus, such as Kole and Tomini tangs. A more seasoned aquarist can probably successfully keep one of this genus in something as small as a 75 gallon, but that is the absolute minimum in my opinion.

killavixen 08-06-2013 10:23 AM

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Originally Posted by wake49 (Post 2726009)
These pics are beautiful.

How big is this tank again? Is this the 40?

Sailfin Tangs tend to get to be big species and need an appropriate home from day one to maintain good immune systems and stress levels. I always recommend at least a 125 gallon tank for the size this fish will grow to. Marine creatures, unlike their Freshwater counterparts, will continue to grow despite their tank size. Remember, they had a whole ocean to grow in before we tanked them. These fish really appreciate a 72" long tank, as by adulthood they can max out at over a foot! This will give them appropriate swimming room and proper the proper amount of live rock will give them ample hiding places, making them feel secure in their home.

The only Tangs I recommend for less than 125 gallon tanks are the Ctenochaetus genus, such as Kole and Tomini tangs. A more seasoned aquarist can probably successfully keep one of this genus in something as small as a 75 gallon, but that is the absolute minimum in my opinion.

Ugh stupid lfs. I'll try to rehome him as soon as i can.:-(

killavixen 08-09-2013 05:17 PM

2 new fish today! A tailspot blenny and a lyretail anthias. the anthias is absolutely the most beautiful fish i've seen so far. As soon as they stop hiding i'll add pics.

Chesh 08-10-2013 10:00 AM

I really can't believe how quickly this tank has grown over the last few months. O.O
Stop making the salty side look so easy - it's too tempting! ^.^
It all looks beautiful! Can't wait to see the newest arrivals!


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