My first reef scape, feedback appreciated.

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JØN

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This is my first reef tank, Red Sea Reefer 170 (43gal). I've had it setup and running for just over 6 months with Softies and LPS corals. I'd like any opinions on how I aquascaped it, perhaps ideas for improvement. Thanks in advance.

Here is a 360 video of the tank:



I'm considering moving the rock (circled in yellow circled)...
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... Maybe rotating 45° so it's the top arc, like so:
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Perhaps also breaking up the rock (circled in blue) and using it around the tank or just putting in the sump for now.
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looks good to me as long as theres no dead spots behind those rocks, some nasty stuff can build up back there and you don't want to have to remove the rocks in order to clean it up :cool:
 

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It looks good! I've always been a fan of a slightly more open look so I definitely like your idea of moving the blue rock - it makes the stack look a little too monolithic IMO.
 

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That top rock is almost at the water surface. It will be kinda limited in what coral you can put there because things that like high par will grow out of the water. You just haven't left enough room up top for coral growth.

Design your scape with extra space for corals to grow and mature. I vote break that large top rock up and use it in the sand.
 
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