[Help] Inspiration for Caribsea Aquascape - Reefer 250

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Hello! Sorry I'm not sure if I am able to ask this so please let me know if I'm not! :)

I have recently set up a red sea reefer 250 tank and have a lot of caribsea life rock. I am very unsatisfied with my own ability/creativity to aquascape, and am hoping people could share their aquascapes with these rocks for inspiration or any tips!
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This is my current tank build thread
From left to right: Cave on an arch, another arch onto live rock, and another arch from that.
Not pictures: an arch and two boulders hidden in my sump because I'm not sure where to place them.

Total rocks:
- One cave
- Four arches
- One donut
- Two boulders
- One life rock (the red one)
- a flat long rock I got for a zoanthids garden.

Goals for aquascape:
- lots of caves and crevices
- lots of surface area with a variety of heights for placing corals
- mixed reef tank
- Ideally not on the back of tank, but honestly wouldn't mind compromising on it.


So yeah! Thanks for reading, and sorry again if this isn't allowed! But I was ultimately just hoping people could share their aquascapes with these rocks and/or with a similar tank of dimensions (90x50x53) cm

Edit: Also a home for my watchmen goby/pistol shrimp, and my anemone.
 
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I think that is a great scape! Keep in mind that as your corals grow out, fine details "disappear" and it is the overall structure that is "seen." Your positive space ratios (vertical and depth) are very close to the Golden ratio (5::3). If I were you I would shift focus now to the color of your coral additions. Color wheels are a big help as you plan for your tank.
 

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Here is mine, 4 x 2 feet. It's actually nine sections I put together using emarco cement. I used a box of bases, several regular arches, mini arches, couple of caves, and a tree. Tried to build vertical with swim throughs with overhead cover, and numerous places for fish to hide or sleep. Most coral will sit on top. Video:
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Think it looks good. Don’t be so hard on yourself. Once you add corals and they start to grow you won’t even see the aquascape.
 

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I agree that yours look fine the way it is. Don't be afraid to try different things. Mine took 6 or 7 tries before I was satisfied. Tough to see the depth and features, but here's a couple angles:
 

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