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So I’m giving in to a little more automation ;) I just ordered a couple of the new coral box micro WiFi dosing pumps, hopefully I will be able to keep my big three a little more stable all while reducing my workload. Not actually that much effort in manually dosing it’s just me remembering to do it.. lol

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Do those have memory if power is lost? The Komoer ones don't.
Yes, they will resume operation after outage. I had been looking at the Komoers but the lack of memory was a big negative for me and I just read about someone’s going rough and dosing entire container of Alk ;Wideyed I didn’t even know coral box had these, they where on sale and I already have some coral box equipment that I like a lot so I figured what the heck I’ll give’m a try.
 
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This one seems to be morphing a bit, still retaining its rainbow like coloration but lots of green in the newer heads =)

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My rainbow acans are the same. The mature heads have less color but the juveniles growing out are orange!

Nice updates and best of luck with the doser.
 
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Keep us updated on how you like them and ease of use please :)
My rainbow acans are the same. The mature heads have less color but the juveniles growing out are orange!
Nice updates and best of luck with the doser.
Nice! Thanks for sharing
Thanks all! I’ll be sure to document the doser installation and performance when they get here.. I also ordered bulk pharmacy grade calcium chloride and soda ash to start making up my own 2 part, hopefully this will save some money and the aggravation of making sure I didn’t run out of the Brightwell A/B I’ve been using.
 
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Nice, taking on a great shape. :)
My brother in law gave me that piece for helping him with his tank. honestly its not something that I would I have ever purchased myself but it’s now one of my favorites ;) love the developing structure, it reminds me of a cactus.
 
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I started with a 2" frag, that one takes up a lot of real estate now but does hide the weir box. ;)
I have seen yours it’s huge! is that one encrusting? I figure I’ll start breaking off “ears” on mine if it grows to much out of control :) I have my eye on a beautiful orange one.. stay tuned ;)
 
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OMG :oops: maybe I need to move mine.. It’s really starting to spread out onto my rock, don’t want it to end up like your overflow.. lol. Maybe I can cover the encrusting portion with glue or something to keep it in check?
 
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My Caulastrea’s are completely out of control.. lol. I had no idea until comparing photos today.

February 21 2019

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Picture from today.. I need to start moving some of this stuff out of my tank, the ones on the right where only supposed to be temporary, the far right one was a rescue ;)

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