FarmerTy's 215-gallon SPS Tank

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  1. FarmerTy

    FarmerTy Well-Known Member

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    Oh jeez! That's quite the situation there!
     

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    I have a fish room you can sleep in if you need. Gentle crashing of the waves in the frag tank and moon lights to help you sleep.
     
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    Oooooh...sounds like heaven!
     
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    RCA Baton Rouge slowly regaining color after the lighting swap to all T5
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    Mille farm
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    My FarmerTy Bluebonnet bottlebrush
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    RR Rainbow Blossum coloring up
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    Aussie microclados
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    Banked acro from buddy
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    Vivid Aquariums Confetti
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    Really digging these two. The tenuis on the right is way better looking than my Walt Disney any day!
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    Little Farmer in training
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    Random snaps[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Looks great!
     
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    Thanks! Things are slowly coloring back up under T5 and for the RCA Baton Rouge(red one), its starting to show green which is cool.
     
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    T5 is the way to go for sps. Supplement led for visual pleasure :)
     
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    Yeah, I went opposite of the last fixture, which was LEDs with T5 supplements. Now I'm running the ATI 8-bulb with SB actinic light bar.
     
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    These gonis glow under my new SBReef Actinic Bars...[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Shame on me, I never documented the addition of the SBReef 60" actinic bar. It's like a better looking, cheaper version of the reefbrite LED bar everyone adds to make their corals pop.

    I went from LEDs as the main light with T5 supplements to T5 as the main light with LED supplements. The jury is still out on which is better as my tank hasn't quite settled in yet but I'll let everyone know!

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    Looking great like always! Too bad you can't find a couple BML's to attach to your T5 light
     
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    Thanks Alton! Their actinic spectrum isn't as focused as the reefbrite and SBReef bars for what I was looking for to supplement the color pop and for dawn/dusk. Plus, their exit from the marine industry would have me worried on ever getting anything repaired/replaced. That's why I went with the SBReef lights.
     
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    It's starting to really come together! I'll have to do some spackling and sanding to be ready for the final day when we get the cabinet doors up.

    Also, my wife already vetoed the square corners so I'll have to replace the top board to go all the way to the side boards. No corners for this guy.

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    Who's ready for a treat?
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    Really looking good!!
     
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    Thanks Bronc! Its nice not seeing chopped up drywall and framing anymore.
     
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    An expensive shot... RRUSA Pink Floyd, TCK Pikachu, RR Canada Pink Cadillac, and Jason Fox Homewrecker.


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    Actinic shots for fun:

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