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@Eagle_Steve do you have any green slimer?
Not anymore. I do have some Florida stag from way back in the day (when it was legal to collect) that my dad started with. He actually still has the original colony. over the years it has become the below. Very hardy and tough. Lived through 6 tank moves, move from Florida to TN and all kind of other stuff.
also have other acros, but they are more sensitive ones.

Currently have 4 frags healing up right now. Well, what we call frags lol. Not these little nubs you get now days.
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I ran across this photo:

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This is when we first got the yellow bellied regal. We thought she was dying for 4 hours. Then, all of a sudden, she popped up and started picking at rocks and eating nori.

She is now over 6" long and fat and happy.

My buddy Coy came over to borrow my camera filter and took one look at my tangs and said they are the healthiest he's ever seen which is amazing because some of them were near death rescues. Garlic, Nori, Sustainable aquatics pellets and New life spectrum pellets, along with clean water is what it takes.
 

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I ran across this photo:

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This is when we first got the yellow bellied regal. We thought she was dying for 4 hours. Then, all of a sudden, she popped up and started picking at rocks and eating nori.

She is now over 6" long and fat and happy.

My buddy Coy came over to borrow my camera filter and took one look at my tangs and said they are the healthiest he's ever seen which is amazing because some of them were near death rescues. Garlic, Nori, Sustainable aquatics pellets and New life spectrum pellets, along with clean water is what it takes.
I demand pics of Tiny!!!!!!!
 
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I demand pics of Tiny!!!!!!!
doing some sprucing up tonight after filing the ring gaps for the 460's pistons. Will take photos then. :)

I'm not admitting to anything but nitrous gapping on a 4.360 bore is .032" Just FYI. ;Wideyed
 

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doing some sprucing up tonight after filing the ring gaps for the 460's pistons. Will take photos then. :)

I'm not admitting to anything but nitrous gapping on a 4.360 bore is .032" Just FYI. ;Wideyed
I prefer gapless lol. But my cars are more boost oriented. For your son. T70 turbo brick.

Mocking up the car during building and the car lol. Yes that is a chinabay turbo for mock up. Not gonna scratch up a good turbo when I have to put in and pull the motor 15 times lol.

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I want an outbuilding someday just to have a space for broken cars and big fish tanks haha
Keep them separate. Mini barn for fish stuff and metal building for car lol.
 
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At the prices buildings are today, my shop got put on hold. It's insane what they want for a basic pole barn type building on a concrete pad. Really stinks.

BTW, the quote on my roof almost tripled from last spring.
 
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Thank God mine is brick. $1700 plus paint to paint it when we remodel. That doesn't include the shutters or doors but we can do that.

I have been changing up lighting. The DIY striplights I was working on with Orphek just aren't putting enough light in the 240. The color is great.

So, I am adding A160WE to the fixture as I can afford them. As of tonight it will have 2 and two A150 Deep Ocean Blue. Eventually, I will replace the A150 with A160.

I also have a spectral controller going to be here tomorrow.

With just the two 150, par numbers under them over doubled and there is plenty of light for a mixed reef. The 150 aren't as strong as the 160 so I will measure under them as soon as they are hooked up.

I took photos of the fish (especially Tiny!) and they turned out horribly because I loaned my filters to my buddy.

He is bringing them back tomorrow and I will take more.

I complain about fan boys and prices when it comes to most lighting but, I have to say, I am happiest with Kessils. Easy to program (or not!) very small and light weight and you can't deny the shimmer and color. I would have gone with 360s but I already had one 160 and 2 150 and, honestly, don't think I need them right now. Eventually, shadowing will hopefully happen and I will just add 160s as spots to reduce this kinda like was Simon does on his 450.
 
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BTW, I am not opposed to 360WE and wish I hadn't sold mine, but, the money went for a good cause.

If you know of any 160, 150 or 360 for a reasonable price, shoot me a message. This includes an h160 for my fuge.

I like my current light but it grows some weird film algae as well and I hate cleaning it.
 

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