Rich's San Francisco Build

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  1. Legendary Corals

    Legendary Corals Vendor Extraordinair R2R Supporter Gold Sponsor Showcase Editor

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    Stunning as usual Rich!
     

  2. hatfielj

    hatfielj Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Gorgeous! Looks like you're about ready for a BIG tank upgrade:) If you can do that with a small tank, you'd have an amazing big one!
     
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  3. RichieT

    RichieT Valuable Member

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    Usually shoot everything top down, but I did some cleaning and sometimes you can only get these colors through the glass

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    Jurassic Park Look-a-Like Colony
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    One of those Candy Apple Morphs
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    CC Darth Maul Favia starting to really take off
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    Cornbred Rainbow Crush
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    Cornbred Blue Crush
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  4. mdbannister

    mdbannister Ahh...the Reef Life Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Wow, dude! I'm always blown away by your pics!
     
  5. bchap

    bchap Active Member R2R Supporter

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    You know you have an addiction when.. Haha tank looks great man!
     
  6. RichieT

    RichieT Valuable Member

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    Lol. I really haven't bought anything major in 1.5 years. Those acans are starting to really shine though
     
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  7. revhtree

    revhtree Owner Administrator Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor

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    Beautiful!
     
  8. RichieT

    RichieT Valuable Member

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    Thanks man. Finally got that full tank shot for ya
     
  9. RichieT

    RichieT Valuable Member

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    About three months since the last update. Lots of top downs of the same colonies I took side shots of last time.

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    Looking amazing!
     
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    Insane ...

    what lights are you sporting now ? :)

    also did you change to black sand ? what kind is it ?
     
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    Such an awesome tank!! I'm gonna have to make it to the bay area, and check in with a couple of you Bay Area reefers!
    Just finally getting my 120 restarted, after watching your tank for years… I know you've got quite the collection!!
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    Sahin Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    Wow, great popping colours! :)
     
  14. RichieT

    RichieT Valuable Member

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    5 ATI Blue+, 1 ATI Coral +, 2 Blue reefbrite strips

    I moved the tank about a year and a half ago. Instead of cleaning up the sand and putting it back in I decided to go bare bottom. I had the tank made with a black bottom so it worked out well. I used to be covered in coraline, but I picked up an urchin about 6 months back and he has taken care of that for me.

    Swing by anytime. I love showing off the little piece of the reef I've got going on.
     
  15. revhtree

    revhtree Owner Administrator Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor

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    Woo hoo! Nice to see you updating this thread! Beautiful!
     
  16. reefaboo

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    is this regular watermelon chalice or something else ?

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  17. RichieT

    RichieT Valuable Member

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    I bought it from Cornbred as Blue Crush. No colors so far though.
     
  18. philfree

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    FTS update? :)
     
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    Wow, very colorful. I love it.
     
  20. gettaReef

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    So awesome! +1 on the FTS
     
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