MikeC's SOFTY TANK

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MikeC's SOFTY TANK

I must say I couldn’t be happier with my decision to convert to softies.

After having my sps dominant tank for 2 years and loosing it to flatworms :( needles to say I was pretty bummed out.
I made up my mind to start over with a upgrade(because that was the excuse I had lol ) and also a Qt tank.

That was all set up and chugging along with some wonderful help from my fellow reefers that provided me with great frags to get me back on my feet(Thank you all you know who you are;).
Unfortunately one night RTN set in:(

All the while I still had some LPS and zoos that made the transfer and everyone that saw the tank being re-created always mentioned what wonderful movement my gonipora had and didn’t seem to notice the sps with the new growth lol.

Now I understand that the novices would say that but the truth was I enjoyed the movement so much better myself and I think I was caught up in the Social Stigma that soft corals are for beginners, easy and not taken seriously amongst the “real reefers”
Now don’t get me wrong i love and respect a well maintained sps tank but Im also not embarrassed to say Im proud of my non stresful Softy tank ;)

Hope you enjoy the photos AND MY WORK IN PROGRESS.
I would also love to hear from other soft coral lovers.


































 

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I'm in the same mind set as you. I'm deciding how I want to progress. Beautiful tank!
 

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Looks awesome Mike. Great job
 

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Wow, you know what they say once you go soft... That is an amazing tank with lotsa mature colonies and beautiful colors. Awesome job and no shame in your game...
 
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Thanks everyone ;)
 

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Awesome... I too have a softy dominated tank and love it... I have a few SPS.. but a ton of gorgonians, etc..
 
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Awesome... I too have a softy dominated tank and love it... I have a few SPS.. but a ton of gorgonians, etc..
Nice!! do you have a link o would love to see some picks.
 

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Wow this a beautiful reef! I love it!
 

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Sps can be nice. There are a lot of nice pieces. But Ive always liked softies and lps better. This tank is beautiful! Amazing job.
 

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Very nice tank.... I am not sps person i always find lps and softies interesting ....
 

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