Whats the first thing people notice in YOUR tank?!?

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Dori hiding in her cave. She doesn't like visitors. They can only really see her from a distance. :(
 

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My Lineatus wrasse is the most colorful and active of my fish. Beyond that, they usually notice the overrun of anemones, pair of clowns, Anthias or black tang.
 
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Normally either EARL, or the Tube anenomes

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Normally it’s the things I pay no attention to .
The gsp that sways with the flow .

the Xenia that’s pretty , pink and pulses .
Never the boring sticks at the top that cost the most .

the big yellow fish that has spikes ( foxface )
And naturally nemo and dori
 

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Normally it’s the things I pay no attention to .
The gsp that sways with the flow .

the Xenia that’s pretty , pink and pulses .
Never the boring sticks at the top that cost the most .

the big yellow fish that has spikes ( foxface )
And naturally nemo and dori

next is the size of the tank (230 gal )
And the bright t5 lights over
 
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Nice anemones. How long have you had your tube anemones? I've read they are hard to keep long-term. Do you have any tips on keeping them?
I rarely ever have any visitor that knows anything about this hobby .

how much dose your electricity cost with all those lights is the most common question
 

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Nice anemones. How long have you had your tube anemones? I've read they are hard to keep long-term. Do you have any tips on keeping them?
Two have been in this tank for many years and one is a recent addition.

Since they are non photo synthetic, they need fed daily. Also learned that if they are too close to other tubes, they will move to make space. They double in size at night when they feed most actively and will sting the lights out of anyone within range so plan accordingly.
 
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My group of 3 Dispar Anthias and my Marginalis Butterfly. The peach color of the Anthias grab your eye since they are always swimming in the open upper part of the water column. The Marginalis is stunning (very similar to the Copperband Butterfly).

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"All that stuff is alive?"

Yes! Everything thats not hard rock is living, breathing animals.

Then they get closer to inspect and see the polyps sway in the flow and are amazed that I wasn't lying. lol
 

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Them: Oh that pulsing xenia is so wonderful. It's the best thing in your tank!
Me (in my mind): No it's not! It's those 5 tiny boring polyps down there that I have spent 2 months babying!
 

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Same here people love my GSP and PSP rock, no one ever notices the $100 acro frags that haven’t grown in 6 months. People also love my 2 foot eel once it comes out to see what’s going on
 
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