45 gallons Acros tank

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  1. Mr V

    Mr V Well-Known Member

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    I want to open a thread first to "show off" my acros , second is to document the growth of them.

    I'm still learning with my photography skills, so I'm sorry if some pic turn out too dark or too blue.

    Now, sit back and enjoy stick-head guys!

    Old school Strawberry Shortcake:

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    Tck Pikachu:
    I can't capture the yellow of this guy, but guarantee it is the most yellow acro out there.
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    Jkr Joe Rainbow: Still a little frag but show alot of color already.
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    Another old school: Shade of Fall
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    I don't know the name of this but I have high hope on this guy:
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    My rose milli:

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    The problem with a small tank like I have is that they start to fight for space to grow.
    Here is an example:

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    I think that's for this round. Feel free to ask me any questions.
    Thanks.
     

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    Mr V Well-Known Member

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    Some more old pics:
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    The only not-acros coral in my tank: (don't count those pest zoas)

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    Mr V Well-Known Member

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    Here are some before/after pictures. I don't know if you like it, but I always love threads with before/after pictures!

    Before pics: 07/11
    After pics: 10/24

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    All looks great!
     
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    Sweet!
     
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    Maki~R~G~A Well-Known Member

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    amazing!!.....
     
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  7. johnlicht46

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    Wow. Awesome. Do acros grow fast? Seems like a good bit in 3 months?!
     
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    Stunning!:eek:
     
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    Cory Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Article Contributor

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    Nice corals! Equipment rundown?
     
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    MikeA Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Looks great. How about a full tank shot and some info about the tank?
     
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    Beautiful pictures. Absolutely love the before after shots. But would like to the before details and after details. What changed etc.
    Also a full tank shot would be awesome.
     
  12. Mr V

    Mr V Well-Known Member

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    I didn't realize that they grow that fast until I make the compare pictures. I think they grow faster when they finish encrusting. I got those frags for a year until now.
    Thank guys. There still a lot of frags in my tank so I think it will look less attractive posting full tank shot.


    But here are some more corals:
    1. Yellow Banana (Carolina Acro)

    2. Purple Evil: Yes, you heard it right, this is not the infamous Purple Monster but still pretty. Purple polyps instead of white, blue polyps and blue tips at new grow branches.

    3. TGC unknown acro. Nothing special about this guy yet, just deep boring red with green rim.:(




    P/s: pics will be on the next post.
     
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    Mr V Well-Known Member

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    For some reason I can't post pics??? :confused::confused::confused:
     
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    Mr V Well-Known Member

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    Here we go:
    1. Yellow Carolina acro: 30495308922_df96f1c601_o.jpg

    2. Purple Evil:
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    3. TGC unknown acro:
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    I really like the Old School Shortcake and Shades of Fall. Too bad we don't get many up here in Washington.
     
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    Mr V Well-Known Member

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    Friends laughed at me when I looked for a frag of strawberry shortcake (still laughing now I think). But beside all the new stuffs I have like WD, RR Lady in pink, SC Orange Passion.... this strawberry shortcake stays in the MIDDLE of my tank. Next to it is the Garf Bonsai Colony. And they look awesome standing together.

    Oh, wait until you see my old school Pink Lemonade!:p
     
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  17. crazyjay

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    What size tank what lighting do u dose ? And how old is the tank
     
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  18. mdbannister

    mdbannister Ahh...the Reef Life Staff Member Team R2R R2R Excellence Award SCMAS Member Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    WoW!! Awesome!! I think we might need to see more of those photos! :D :D :D
     
  19. Mr V

    Mr V Well-Known Member

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    Okay, the thread get boring, and I hate that!
    Here are my full tank shot:
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    The tank is Leemar 45 gallon.

    Light: 2 x Radions g3 pro and 4t5s retrofit

    Filtration system: Sump with 2 Marinepure block, a lot of chaeto, Oversize skimmer (run only a couple hours per day).
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    Dosing: ESV Bionic 2 parts

    Live stock: 10 fishes total!
    + 4 blue Chromis
    + Yellow tang
    + Sixline wrasse
    + Bicolor blenny
    + Sailfin Blenny
    + Royal Gramma
    + Black Clownfish

    Maintainance:
    + Feeding fishes and target feed corals daily.
    + Test for Alk weekly, Cal Monthly.
    + 5 gallon water change monthly.

    I don't know what else?
     
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    great and nice color corals. man, I dont know you can you capture them with your iphone camera. My samsung S4 camera always sucks in photo.
    great job
     
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