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    #TBT
    Throw Back Thursday, Jan 31, 2019
  1. Crabs Mcjones

    Happy Throw Back Thursday!
    #TBT
    What was your first post on R2R?
    Mine was in the Meet & Greet forum introducing myself, boy if only you guys knew to stop me back then ;)
    Here was my first post
    "Hello,

    My name is Zach. I currently reside in Wisconsin. I've been keeping a reef tank for over two years now.

    I have a 40 Gallon breeder with an Aqueon Proflex 2 Sump.
    I have a mix of SPS, LPS and soft corals.
    My corals include:
    Reverse Superman Montipora
    Jedi Mind Trick Montipora
    Red Candy Cap Montipora
    Reverse Sunset Montipora
    Rainbow Montipora
    Tri-Color Acropora
    Strawberry Shortcake Acropora
    GARF Bonsai Acropora
    Green Stylophora
    Birdsnest
    Hammer Coral
    Duncan Coral
    Zoanthids
    Red and Purple Mushrooms
    Green Star Polyps
    Green Tyree Toadstool
    Galaxy Coral

    For fish I have a pair of Ocillerious Clowns
    A 6 Line Wrasse
    Two Firefish
    Orange Spotted Goby




    My lighting is a pair of Kessil A360WE's on Kessil's 90 degree mounting arms controlled by a Bluefish LED Controller.
    I have a pair of Ecotech Vortech MP10's
    A Reef Octopus 110INT skimmer

    Any other questions please feel free to ask :)

    These pictures aren't recent, but i'm hoping to upload more this evening.

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  2. Throw Back Thursday, Jan 10, 2019
  3. Crabs Mcjones

    Happy Thursday Everyone! For todays Throw Back, share with us your first lighting setup.
    Mine was a current orbit marine (standard) light. I very quickly got rid of it after that :D;Hilarious
    #TBT
  4. Swedish fish - behind the scenes rebuilding a public aquarium, Jan 10, 2019
  5. Sallstrom

    #TBT
    A picture from the 10000L reef tank when it was at its best IMO. Back in spring 2017. Before some of the colonies got too big and had to be moved.

  6. Throw Back Thursday, Jan 4, 2019
  7. Captain Quint

    Oddly enough I kept or probably my parents kept it for me...this tank from around 1963 when 5 and I had goldfish in it. I found it in my parent's garage when I went into the military in 1976. It was an oddly sized 17g.

    I recall setting it up around 1990ish when my oldest son was 5 (the same age as when I kept the goldfish in it) Resealed it around maybe 1999, bought some old halide and then another set on tank halide (Current? and looks maybe to be an old AquaClear) at some point until the iron frame started rusting...maybe ~2002 Times sure have changed. Good memories though.

    Oldest pic I can find for #TBT (nothing fancy, but throwback for sure). lol.

  8. Throw Back Thursday, Jan 3, 2019
  9. Crabs Mcjones

    Happy Thursday!
    For Throw Back Thursday #TBT post a picture of your first fish :)
  10. Throw Back Thursday, Dec 27, 2018
  11. Crabs Mcjones

    For today's throw back #TBT tell us your first hitchiker you found. Good or bad. Mine was an asterina starfish. I thought it was the coolest thing ever....until years down the road and now I've got millions of them ;Hilarious
  12. Throw Back Thursday, Nov 8, 2018
  13. Crabs Mcjones

    Happy Thursday!
    For #TBT lets see your very first coral. Feel free to show pictures of when you first got it, and what it looks like today (if you still have it)
    My first coral was a single head of Hammer Euphyllia
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    It ballooned up to this
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    Then after an unfortunate accident, were back down to two heads but growing and splitting fast!
  14. THROWBACK THURSDAY!! What was your first reef aquarium?, Oct 11, 2018
  15. mdbannister

    For today's #TBT tell us about your first tank! What size was it? What did you keep in there? How long did you keep it? Any pics and details are awesome! :D
  16. Throw Back Thursday, Oct 11, 2018
  17. Crabs Mcjones

    #TBT let's see those corals as youngins, and then what they look like today
    This is my sunrise milli and my blueberry stag
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    And heres what they look like today!
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  18. THROWBACK THURSDAY! What was the first pest that ever made you lose it!?, Sep 20, 2018
  19. mdbannister

    So if you've been in this hobby for any time at all, you've had to deal with tank pests, but most of us have dealt with some really tough ones to crack! For today's #TBT, tell us your first pest horror story... Ya know, the one that had you wanting to throw your tank through a window or burn the house down. :eek::rolleyes: Give us the gory details. What did you do to try to beat it, and how did you finally succeed (or not...)?
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