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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

First Fish

May 2013


Upraded to 10gal


June 2013 30 gal

July 2013 40 Breeder
 

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

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More pics

Rainbow BTA and my nosy sailfin tang, Tootsie





My Goniopora


Some Close Ups of the Goni's Polyps





Plate coral



Some frag dont know what it is

 

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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.
 

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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.:-(
 

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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.
 

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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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I rehomed the tang :)
On a sad note, I finally obtained y dream fish only to have it die 2 days later..... Fairy wrasse....
 

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new fishes

Lyretail Anthias & Tailspot Blenny.
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I aslo have a horned blenny, but i'll probably never get a pic of him he's so tiny.
And here is a pic of my now deceased fairy wrasse :(
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And this is just a close up of my Duncan after it snagged a shrimp lol.
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Did the Fairy Wrasse jump or just perish in the tank? I had one jump because of an aggressive tank mate...

That Lyretail Anthias is beautiful!
No, no jumping. Im thinking it was sick before i got him the store he came from runs massive uv sterilizers and doses alot of antibiotics. So i wouldnt have known if he was sick. The stress of moving to a new system just was the last straw for him i guess.
 

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Where have you been, Vixy? Love to hear how this pretty tank is doing. . . update time?
. . . hope all is well. . .
 

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Update

I broke this tank down and sold everything but my two clowns. I now have a 14 biocube. And i am setting up a 65g tank with a 29g sump.
Using an overflow box (U-tube) cpr pak 2 HOB skimmer, 4 powerheads, rapid led diy fixture.
Will be getting a custom rockscape from Cerameco. Almost done cycling.
Current inhabitants are 3 black mollies.

Biocube is stock with a few modifications.
Two clownfish and an orchid dottyback
handful of hermits

Zoa's
Rastas
Lord of the rings( or gobstoppers)
Reverse space monsters
Whammin Watermelon
Radioactive Dragon eys
armageddon zoa

Misc
Morphed rhodactis
Tyree Seasons Greeting Monti
Birdsnest
Pot of Gold Favia
Pics to follow shortly
 

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That is some really interesting rock scape,almost outlandish but still reef like.And Those corals are nice!:cool:
 
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