CTARS Rainbow Hornet GROWOUT OFFICIAL page (2017)

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  1. AquaMama13

    AquaMama13 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter CTARS Member

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    We have a couple frags that didn't get picked up, we are giving you until Friday May 12th to pick them up or you will be disqualified from the contest. Please make arrangements to get them this week. Thank you!!
     

  2. ReefWeeds

    ReefWeeds Zoa painter and coral hoarder R2R Supporter CTARS Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Well, since I don't want to forget, I'm going to post my update now:

    Number of Polyps: 2

    What size is your tank? - 54 Gallon DT (RedSea reefer 250)


    · Sump – yes or no? - Yes

    · Refugium - yes or no? - No (but just installed a macro reactor)

    · Lighting? T5, LED, Metal Halide, or what type of hybrid - Nanobox LED/ATI Hybrid

    · Skimmer – yes or no? - Yes

    · Water changes – yes or no? how often? - Yes, every week or two

    · How many fish do you have? - 12

    · Do you specifically feed your coral? No, but I broadcast feed LRS Reef Frenzy and Mike's Phytoplankton




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  3. ytsejam02

    ytsejam02 Well-Known Member CTARS Member

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    1. 2 Polyps
    2. 55 Gallon tank
    3. No sump
    4. No Refugium
    5. LED lighting (2 Kessil A360we)
    6. Skimmer (AquaC Remora Pro)
    7. Yes, every 2 weeks
    8. 4 - tho my fairy wrasse jumped ship over the weekend, no more fairy wrasse's for me. 2 Clowns (DaVinci and Moca), 1 Barlett Anthias and a Midas Blenny
    9. Yes, Reef Roids 1x week. Typically I don't target Zoas.

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  4. RobgCT

    RobgCT Active Member CTARS Member

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    I probably should have taken these after the cleaning tonight but My pics always come out like crap. I am only using a cell phone... soooo.... whatever
    2 polyps
    · What size is your tank?
    28 Gallon JBJ
    · Sump – yes or no?
    Not really... unless you count the back area with the return pumps and heater.
    · Refugium - yes or no?
    no. Media reactor with chaeto though
    · Lighting? T5, LED, Metal Halide, or what type of hybrid
    Black box LED
    · Skimmer – yes or no?
    Yes Eshopps PSK100 HOB
    · Water changes – yes or no? how often?
    20% every two weeks
    · How many fish do you have?
    5 (2 clowns, 2 chromis and a royal gramma)
    Do you specifically feed your coral?
    yes




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  5. Vaiodude

    Vaiodude Well-Known Member R2R Supporter CTARS Member

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    Then that will be their baseline. Post em now before they grow!!
     
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  6. greenhorn reefer

    greenhorn reefer Well-Known Member CTARS Member

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    Cool looking tank! I'm liking the color variety.
     
  7. fishcrf450r

    fishcrf450r Well-Known Member CTARS Member

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  8. fishcrf450r

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    fishcrf450r Well-Known Member CTARS Member

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    2 polyp
    125 gal tank
    Sump yes
    Refugium yes
    Lighting metal halide + royal blue led
    Skimmer yes
    Water changes yes whenever
    Fish # 9
    Feed coral sometimes
     
  10. sassAwrasse

    sassAwrasse Well-Known Member R2R Supporter CTARS Member

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    I'm seeing some pretty awesome tanks.

    You guys should post your FTS more often!!!!
     
  11. Brewman1987

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    Polyp count -2

    Tank size- 40 breeder
    Sump -Eshopps rs200
    Refugium- no but use a macro reactor
    Lighting - 100% LED 24" reef breedera photon v2
    Skimmer - yes
    Water changes - usually every other week
    6 fish
    I feed phyto to the tank along with Reef Roids polyp booster

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  12. fernalfer

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    Polyp count -2 with baby head growing in

    Tank size-120 gallon 48x24x24
    Sump - Trigger Systems Ruby Red 36
    Refugium- Yes with Chaeto and just rock rubble
    Lighting - 100% LED 48" reef breeder photon v2
    Skimmer - yes
    Water changes - usually every other week
    7 fish
    I feed LPS pellets to the tank along with Reef Roids for the corals

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    fernalfer Well-Known Member CTARS Member

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    how do you guys upload such big images? And how do you guys take such nice color pics of your zoas? I guess my camera sucks
     
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    40 gallon deep blue frag tank with an eshoppes sump(approx 20 gallon) and 29 gallon refugium with rubble and flame algae

    Aquatic Life 6 bulb T5 set for 10 hours (1 actinic and 1 blue plus 10a-8p, 1 blue plus, 2 coral plus, and 1 purple plus 12p-6p)

    I do run a skimmer, skimz with CO2 scrubber media on the air intake

    Water changes 25% once a month now that my cyano is in check

    I have 3 fish (2 tangs and a 6 line wrasse) in the tank and a dozen snails

    I feed agcore powder 3x a week or so
     
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    ******* @MrBananaPants forgot to put 2 polyps
     
  17. gar732

    gar732 Well-Known Member R2R Supporter CTARS Member

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    • 2 polyps

    · What size is your tank? 34g

    · Sump – yes or no? No

    · Refugium - yes or no? Yes, well just some chaeto

    · Lighting? LED

    · Skimmer – yes or no? No

    · Water changes – yes or no? how often? Yes,
    Sometimes once a month sometimes more often.


    · How many fish do you have? 3

    · Do you specifically feed your coral? No
     
  18. WileyCoyote5oh

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    • 3 polyps to start(I must've gotten one of someone else's polyps haha)

    1. Tank size:
    Red Sea max 250 - 54 gallon display

    2. Sump: yes, technically. 11 gallon in the back

    3. Refugium: No

    4. Lighting: 6 bulb T5- 3 blue+, 1 aqua blue special, 1 purple+, 1 true actinic

    5. Skimmer: yes

    6. Water changes: once every 1-2 weeks

    7. Fish: 8- 2 clowns, 4 banggai cardinals, melanurus wrasse, diamond goby

    8. Feed coral: I feed mysis to the lps on occasion

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  19. fernalfer

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    Reposted just made my pics larger

    Polyp count -2 with baby head growing in

    Tank size-120 gallon 48x24x24
    Sump - Trigger Systems Ruby Red 36
    Refugium- Yes with Chaeto and just rock rubble
    Lighting - 100% LED 48" reef breeder photon v2
    Skimmer - yes
    Water changes - usually every other week
    7 fish
    I feed LPS pellets to the tank along with Reef Roids for the corals
     
  20. pboutin

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    3 polyps
    90 gal tall
    60 gal sump
    40 gal refugium
    2 Radion gen2 LEDs
    AquaC EV-400
    Minimal water changes
    8 Fish
    broadcast feed coral with bene-reef from benepets and occasionally frozen mysis shrimp
     
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