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I just realized I made that frag holder way too big. when you said 17mm I thought that was the stem of the frag... haha.... I'll post a v3...
They are big, but nothing fell through so I'm using them. That might be one of the prints I use to orient to fusion 360. I want to make a feeding ring too.
 
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You can tell the wife, she'll find out anyways. But she's the one that left me unattended.
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First torch, brain coral, I forget the name, toadstool, birds of paradise, and a bernardpora. And a Giant rock with leathers on them. It has been in the tank for about 10 minutes now with the smallest of acclimations.

And dirty glass.
 
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omg I need to find something like that for Timmy treats. nice score.
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It's at least 20# of cultured rock and 4-6 leathers. I was looking for something to rescape that tank and that made it easy. Fun fact, it's sitting on these to protect the glass and anything that wants to live under it.
 
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Gonna say right now, I'm pretty happy with the reef at the moment. It has a ways to go, and won't win reef of the month, but for my first, I'm liking what I'm seeing. For that reason you get a photo dump.
First live sale purchases @WWC crabapple favia and rhubarb pie bowerbanki.
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Another wwc favia in the background and a poci maybe from the lfs:
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@Living Reef Orlando with the rfas, the blasto and a hammer.
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@Tidal Gardens coral, mostly psammocora and pocillopora, but also this bomb pectinia that's really beefed up.
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As @SBB Corals with most of the zoas, a very bright hammer and all the gonis.
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My lfs has the rest.
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If you ever come up this way we can see about a trip out to Tidal Gardens. It's like 45 mins from me. Than and his folks are pretty amazing.
I'd love to see the farm. Most of my coral research comes from their website. They ship in specimen containers, super happy with the coral I got from them. I payed a little more though.
 

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I'm thinking I need to get some light grey/dark white filament if/when I get my Ender. I'll print a couple of those frag stands you got there. I like the idea of those for Gonis and torches! I'll probably print a couple different heights - 2 for torches (plus another 2 for later?), 3 for Gonis (plus another 3 or 4 for later?), and 2 for Alves.
 

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I'll put out a quick short sometime about designing a frag stand. will at least add one for an 11mm frag plug to the thingiverse project. lol... after this and that and the other thing.
 
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I'm thinking I need to get some light grey/dark white filament if/when I get my Ender. I'll print a couple of those frag stands you got there. I like the idea of those for Gonis and torches! I'll probably print a couple different heights - 2 for torches (plus another 2 for later?), 3 for Gonis (plus another 3 or 4 for later?), and 2 for Alves.
Mine came with some white but I haven't used it yet. Green was the wife's choice. I figured she could pick the first color since I was getting a machine hours after she had said no. I found a stand made to fin in specimen cups that hides under the sand. The gonis on the left are in them now.
Here's a picture of them. There is a design with and without the handle.
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Two other prints I've made, an angle finder and painters triangles.
 
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I'll put out a quick short sometime about designing a frag stand. will at least add one for an 11mm frag plug to the thingiverse project. lol... after this and that and the other thing.
I'm very slowly learning fusion. Life is busy now. I found a random flow generator I want to resize for the .5 gallon I'm working on. I should make one for this tank too.
 
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awesome prints! um... great color? turn off or lower your part cooling fan and you'll counterintuitively get less stringning using PETG
Thanks. I think part of the stringing is because I was batching them. I had 9 printing at a time and it thinks in elevation and was running from one to the other each layer. also, it's pla+. that going to cause issues with the tank?
 
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