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Old 01/23/2007, 04:32 PM
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Anybody Got Pics of Corals on Overflow Boxes?

I'd like to see them...zoas, green star, xenia...whatever, I'd like to see pictures of corals on overflow boxes or glass.
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Old 01/23/2007, 04:36 PM
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Here you can see some of my xenia that is on the glass next to the overflow box.

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Old 01/23/2007, 04:48 PM
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i thought about doing that once.. then i got to thinking, what happens when i have to take the overflow out and clean it?

im a neat freak when it comes to my tanks.. i dont like any corraline or anything at all on my glass.
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Old 01/23/2007, 04:51 PM
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i dont like any corraline or anything at all on my glass.
Either do I but as you can see, I have been lazy with the scraping in the last month or so
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Old 01/23/2007, 04:52 PM
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I did it on mine because I'm actually tired of cleaning my box....when it's finally covered with zoos (realizing this may take a couple years) There won't be a need for scrubbing algae!
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Old 01/23/2007, 07:32 PM
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Here's mine..



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Old 01/23/2007, 07:43 PM
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frag mags rock.
what is richmond tricolor?
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Old 01/23/2007, 08:50 PM
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frag mags rock.
what is richmond tricolor?
www.aqua-mags.com

Here is the Richmond Tricolor.



It's been floating around Richmond for over 5 years...
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Old 01/24/2007, 05:52 PM
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I did it on mine because I'm actually tired of cleaning my box....when it's finally covered with zoos (realizing this may take a couple years) There won't be a need for scrubbing algae!
what about all the gunk that settles in the bottom? or in the back?
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Old 01/24/2007, 07:33 PM
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Here is my 100G with the overflow and 1/2 of the back wall covered in zoanthids.
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Old 01/24/2007, 07:42 PM
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Wow, great thread! I love the solid zoas on the back and
the "frag mags" are a cool concept.
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Old 01/24/2007, 07:45 PM
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That's like a small fortune of zoa's on the back wall of that tank. That's awesome.
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Old 01/24/2007, 07:48 PM
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NOW THAT'S A COLONY IF I EVER SAW ONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 01/24/2007, 07:58 PM
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They are getting so thick I have to use a razor blade and trim away from the overflow fingers every couple of weeks. You can also just see the intake screen for my closed loop pump peeking up in the middle right and they are starting to grow around the bulkhead and 90 degree elbow and travel up the screen there too! I have zenia on the other end of the tank back but it never got as thick or grew as fast as the zoos.
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Old 01/24/2007, 07:59 PM
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Hey Rat how about a front shot of the tank.
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Old 01/24/2007, 08:18 PM
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Here ya go. The room is kind of dark so you can't really see my handywork on the stand and canopy though.





Here is an older picture showing the stand and canopy and the cabinet I built for the chiller next to the tank. It was taken in June so you can see how much the zoanthids have grown in 7 months time!

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Old 01/24/2007, 08:32 PM
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Thanks, I just wanted a better idea of how much the back is covered with the zoas. Looks like you also have some xenia on the glass in the back right?
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Old 01/24/2007, 08:32 PM
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That's awesome. If you need to get rid of some you can send em my way.
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Old 01/24/2007, 08:35 PM
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Thanks Guys. I get lots of positive comments whenever someone comes over for frags. I share stuff like crazy to help others get started, had three people over in the last week and I think they all went away happy!
Look at the big biege monti cap on top, in the June picture its 6 inches below the surface and in todays pic its growing out of the water. I have fragged two big leaves off of it already for raffle prizes at my club meetings and it still grows like a weed.
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Old 01/24/2007, 11:43 PM
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Here is my 100G with the overflow and 1/2 of the back wall covered in zoanthids.
thats awesome!
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