Waterbox 130.4 Macroalgae Display

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Well I've decided to remove the black background on the tank, it was quite a task since I had only 4" of clearance behind the tank to work with!

I really like the result though, what do you guys think?

Love it!
 
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Well I've decided to remove the black background on the tank, it was quite a task since I had only 4" of clearance behind the tank to work with!

I really like the result though, what do you guys think?

I may be going against the grain but I slightly prefer the black back. My thought is it provided great contrast which showed more definition and also seemed to provide more "pop". I will say, however, that either way the tank still looks amazing! At the end of the day, all that really matters is what you like.
 

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Sorry for the lack of update guys! I've been busy with the tax season / work so I've been neglecting the tank.

I did finally get the chance to clean up the tank a little bit and did some pictures though!

Some new Xmas worm rocks








My Sea Apple with his buddy. I'm getting a very special Sea Apple in soon, can't wait to show you guys!



Another Shot



Sea Cucumber invading my algae



Carnation Coral still going strong!



Nemastoma has finally started to grow more



Fauchea Sp.



I had thought this sea fan was a goner but it has stopped RTNing!



Hope you guys enjoy! I will try to get more shots throughout this week!
I swear. This is my favorite tank of al time!!
 
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Thank you for enjoying the tank everyone!

I'm a ride or die black background kind of guy.

As crusso said tho it's your tank!

I'm sure you have said this, but what are you lighting this tank with?
I'm currently using 2 radion g4 pro to light this tank.
 
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So here's a list of everything I could find!

Sea Cucumbers

26 yellow sea cucumber (Colochirus robustus)

7 pink sea Cucumber (Colochirus robustus)

3 Spiky Sea Cucumber (Pentacta anceps)

2 sea apple

1 tiger tail sea cucumber

Shrimps

2 red claw shrimp (Cuapetes tenuipes)

4 brunn cleaner shrimp (Urocaridella antonbruunii)

1 Pearl oyster shrimp (Conchodytes meleagrinae)

17-20 sexy shrimps

2 anemone shrimp (Periclimenes brevicarpalis)

1 emperor shrimp (Periclimenes imperator)

Clams / Oysters

3 electric flame scallop

1 Caribbean thorny Oyster

2 Maxima clam

Feather Dusters

6 Coco worm (white)

1 Coco worm (white / red)

2 Coco worm (red)

5 cluster duster

1 cluster duster (red)

5 Christmas worm colony

Starfish

3 feather starfish

Crabs

2 staghorn crabs

3 Blue porcelain crab

3 White Porcelain Crab

7-10 pom pom crabs

Fish

8 Masked Goby (Coryphopterus personatus)

5 Apogon Leptacanthus

1 Apogon parvulus

2 Doryrhamphus excisus

5 trimma caesiura

6 trimma striatum

3 trimma cana

3 Elacatinus puncticulatus

4-5 Eviota pellucida

1-2 Eviota nigriventris

1 Zebra Barred Goby (Ptereleotris zebra)
 

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So here's a list of everything I could find!

Sea Cucumbers

26 yellow sea cucumber (Colochirus robustus)

7 pink sea Cucumber (Colochirus robustus)

3 Spiky Sea Cucumber (Pentacta anceps)

2 sea apple

1 tiger tail sea cucumber

Shrimps

2 red claw shrimp (Cuapetes tenuipes)

4 brunn cleaner shrimp (Urocaridella antonbruunii)

1 Pearl oyster shrimp (Conchodytes meleagrinae)

17-20 sexy shrimps

2 anemone shrimp (Periclimenes brevicarpalis)

1 emperor shrimp (Periclimenes imperator)

Clams / Oysters

3 electric flame scallop

1 Caribbean thorny Oyster

2 Maxima clam

Feather Dusters

6 Coco worm (white)

1 Coco worm (white / red)

2 Coco worm (red)

5 cluster duster

1 cluster duster (red)

5 Christmas worm colony

Starfish

3 feather starfish

Crabs

2 staghorn crabs

3 Blue porcelain crab

3 White Porcelain Crab

7-10 pom pom crabs

Fish

8 Masked Goby (Coryphopterus personatus)

5 Apogon Leptacanthus

1 Apogon parvulus

2 Doryrhamphus excisus

5 trimma caesiura

6 trimma striatum

3 trimma cana

3 Elacatinus puncticulatus

4-5 Eviota pellucida

1-2 Eviota nigriventris

1 Zebra Barred Goby (Ptereleotris zebra)
Thank you sounds amazing
 
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Here are some new pictures as promised!

My new Sea Apple and his new pal!





My Carnation Corals are still going strong! I think it has shrunk a little bit in the last month but it still opens up and feed everyday.





Some new cluster dusters





Red Cocoworm



Spiky Sea Cucumber



View of the a very cluttered portion of my tank

 
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Sorry for the lack of updates! I've been busy with works and vacation to get away from this scorching heat!

I had my sister feed the tank for 2 weeks straight with no water change and when I came back... The algae had truly taken over the tank! I tested phosphate and it was still only 0.15, nitrate was still undetectable.

The only loss while I was gone was my emperor shrimp and my Caribbean Thorny Oyster.

FTS from today! I will need to do a trim soon



I purchased a Red Feather Starfish but didn't realized it would be a monster like this



The other Feather dusters are still doing good!



Most of my Sea Cucumber seem to like this spot and gathered here





Overgrown Algae



Most of my Feather duster are still going strong





Carnation Coral still holding on! It's not puffed out for this picture



My favorite Algae (Nemastoma) also exploded in growth while I was gone



I will try to get more pictures throughout the weekend here after I clean the tank up a bit!
 

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Sorry for the lack of updates! I've been busy with works and vacation to get away from this scorching heat!

I had my sister feed the tank for 2 weeks straight with no water change and when I came back... The algae had truly taken over the tank! I tested phosphate and it was still only 0.15, nitrate was still undetectable.

The only loss while I was gone was my emperor shrimp and my Caribbean Thorny Oyster.

FTS from today! I will need to do a trim soon



I purchased a Red Feather Starfish but didn't realized it would be a monster like this



The other Feather dusters are still doing good!



Most of my Sea Cucumber seem to like this spot and gathered here





Overgrown Algae



Most of my Feather duster are still going strong





Carnation Coral still holding on! It's not puffed out for this picture



My favorite Algae (Nemastoma) also exploded in growth while I was gone



I will try to get more pictures throughout the weekend here after I clean the tank up a bit!
Thanks for the update and all the pics. That red feather is huge!
 

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