FarmerTy's 215-gallon SPS Tank

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  1. FarmerTy

    FarmerTy Well-Known Member

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    Yes, still no water change though I did add a 50-gallon frag tank to the setup so there was water added to it.

    I really can't quantify the amount of salt used as I had to set it up new in March when I moved homes and had subsequent QT sessions for new fish livestock.
     
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    Nice shot of the regal. Colonies still need to regain color from the lighting switch.
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    Close-up of Colorado Sunburst and Subzero frostbite clownfish
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    Best scene in the tank currently
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    Colorado Sunburst and a CC Inferno side-by-side
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    The meteor shower looks amazing on the backside of the rock!
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    How do u like your frostbite clowns? , with it swimming around in a sunburst Nem really just made me real jealous lol
     
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    Could you update tech. spec and daily, weekly, monthly maintenance of that system, please?
    Sorry if I missed it.
    Thank you.
     
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    They are stunning visually! I've had regular percula clownfish for 7 years now and honestly only ended up with these frostbite clowns because I bought a guy out when he left the hobby. I only wanted his corals but had to take the fish too and ended up selling all the fish but couldn't make myself sell these guys. So for now they are in the frag tank in anemone heaven until I get more fish back in the display and feel comfortable enough to introduce another pair of clowns to the tank.
    Nothing has changed since startup mostly. A skimmer rated for double the capacity of the tank, a gfo reactor, a bio pellet reactor, and activated carbon. I did switch the lights from the ocean revive LEDs supplemented with T5 bulbs to and ATI fixture, 8 bulbs.
     
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    It begins! I'm starting to finish out the bar and cabinets as planned.[​IMG]
     
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    Box O' happiness! Colorado Sunbursts!

    *disclaimer, all are sold and there's a long waiting list.

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    If you could spot the CC Inferno out of the rest, good eye!

    Its easier to spot under actinics.

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    Just insane lol
     
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    For being an acro guy... I catch myself staring at this box a lot.
     
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    No pics of my favorite coral??? :(
     
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    Uh oh, my old man memory is failing me... Which one?
     
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    Nems look great. :)
     
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    I'm not good with names...the day I was there last and was on the back side looking at the tank it was center of the tank about halfway up from the bottom. Seems like it was a pale purlpe flesh with cream / white polyps.
     
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    Enjoyed your thread, nice set up!
     
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    Ohhh, the FarmerTy Purple Efflo!

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    Thank you! It's been fun documenting it! I appreciate you following along!
     
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    Thanks Najer!
     
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    That's the one!!! ;Drool
     
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    Hurry up and move already so you can get a piece!
     
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    Ugh...got a call yesterday afternoon from the apt office. The lady currently in the unit I'm moving to wants to postpone her move out. They've got a court date on the 16th...I'm supposed to move on the 24th! And to top it off they already have someone lined up for my unit. I was going to order the new tank this weekend from Jake but decided best to hold off for the moment.
     
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