My Big Beautiful Budget Breeder Build

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    I should have known making a comment about open hijacking would bring out the spammers 13999B32-5806-4070-AEC2-F5BB0E55F1D7.gif
    looks nice Simon, Kenya tree? I need to get over and catch up with your journal
     
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    You are having some excellent growth, brother.

     
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    Thanks man, I’m pretty stoked with the growth of everything :)
     
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    Trying to explain why I have been spending so much time with my tanks.. just like Mrs. Retro she ain’t buying it ;)

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    Haha. Playin favorites eh?
     
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    I think so lol, I bought it because it is pretty and I want a few more leathers. ;)
     
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    7 months wet.. picture taken today

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    I have 2 mini low power royal blue led strips that come on early.. love drinking my coffee and watching tank as it wakes ;)

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    Nice shots. That damsel's coloring is purrrrrty
     
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    Thanks.. They are Talbots, I have a pair of them and they are nice little fish and perfect for the 40, my little Zoa garden is filling in I need to get them on a flat rock soon
     
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    Caulastrea growing nicely, this is from a 3 head frag I cut from my colony

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    Mother colony I have had for over 3 years and grew from a little $5 two head frag out of my LFS bargain bin.. I have fraged a dozen heads from it over the last year and gave away

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    This is a rescue of one of the frags I gave away.. picked it up yesterday to see if I can revive it, doesn't look to happy ;)

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    Don’t mind the dirty glass, cloudy water, cyano covered sand or hair algae.. everyone is happy ;)

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    Little fuzzy, didn’t clean the glass ;)

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    Plug is completely overgrown now it needs a permanent spot to call home... thinking maybe back glass or overflow? Opinions anyone?

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