a Wisconsin Reef... my raceway dream come true

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  1. Alpha Aquaculture

    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    Thanks Vince! Those are 9 of 10 lights for the coral tanks. I'm using all 8 bulb t5 fixtures and all ATI bulbs.

    Here they were before I got the stands for the last set of raceways.

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    Reefer831 Valuable Member Photo of the Month Award

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    everything is coming together nicely Kris...
     
  3. Alpha Aquaculture

    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    Thanks! I've got some pics of the setup I'm using for hanging the lights too.
     
  4. Alpha Aquaculture

    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    Had the first light sitting on two tanks as a stand for a bit lol. Sometimes you gotta just get it done quick!

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    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    I had someone ask about what I used to paint these tanks. :)

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    Why do you feed fine particle food now instead of the larger sized options?
     
  7. Alpha Aquaculture

    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    I've found that sometimes acans can't spit up undigested larger chunks of food especially if the flow is not adequate. These larger undigested chunks sit in or on the mouth and will rot and cause bacterial infections. Why risk this if you can feed finer foods?
     
  8. Alpha Aquaculture

    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    Got some awesome news today!!!! A new pair of clowns are laying eggs right now!!! I'm uploading the video now! Stay tuned!
     
  9. Alpha Aquaculture

    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    You guys gotta check out this pair that just laid tonight for the first time ever. I'm not exactly sure but since I purchased this pair in July I would guess they were a year old when I got them, that makes them 19 months old. Let me know what you guys think :)

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  10. MarvinsReef

    MarvinsReef Clownfish Aficionado R2R Supporter

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    Awesome pair Kris. I'm sure they'll produce some nice babies. Keep us posted. :)
     
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    Thats an amazing and unique looking snow onyx pair Kris. Best of luck with them and keep us posted with more pics/videos.
     
  12. Alpha Aquaculture

    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    Thanks Marvin! They ate the eggs by the next morning but its all good and very common. Give them 3-4 months and about 10-15 more tries at it and they will be experts :) Can't wait I'll def be raising some of the eggs to see what happens!
     
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    m and m Valuable Member Photo of the Month Award

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    When are we going to see chalice pictures again?
     
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    Aquaph8 Love The Fish R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Moderator Emeritus

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    Love your setups and congrats on the first clutch. They'll be parenting like champs before you know it.
     
  15. Alpha Aquaculture

    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    Been slacking online but handling things here in person! The shop is getting close to being completed. Everything is going really well. I'm gonna take a ton of pictures very soon!
     
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    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    Maybe I'll snap a few quick shot for you :)
     
  17. Alpha Aquaculture

    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    Ohhhh I almost forgot about those chalice pics... I took some the other night :) but for now check out the good news of the day...
     
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    Alpha Aquaculture Designer Clownfish Hatchery

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    Check it out!

    ORA Picasso female x Snowcasso male

    I purchased this pair from Rudy, oceancube, and he shipped them on 3-12-2012. Today, 3-27-2012 they have already laid a nice little clutch. He told me they are like clockwork laying every 14 days. I received them and almost to the hour they hit the tank they laid 14 days later. Such a beautiful pair of clowns. I feel blessed and hope these eggs do well :) Thanks Rudy!

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    awesome pair Kris. I'm sure these guys will have some really nice babies. good luck. :)
     
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    they look great kris,, can you show what tank there in, or should i ask can we get a fts???
     
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