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Old 12/03/2007, 11:54 AM   #1
Chihuahua6
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Anyone have a large softie tank, 150+ gal?

I am planning my tank that will be 265-300gals. I will have only softies. I am choosing only 6-10 species of softies and allowing them to form large colonies for a natural look. It seems that all of the large tank folks have sps. I frequent the large reef forum often and I think only one or two had a soft coral dominated tank. I am hoping to see some more pics here so if you have a tank like this please post your pics.


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Old 12/03/2007, 12:06 PM   #2
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A friend of mine has just started a 230 gal soft coral tank. He has some toadstools, colts, sinularia, anthelia, xenia and various polyps/zoos and will probably get some mushrooms as well. The only issue I can see him having is a tank that is dominated with the colour pink.


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Old 12/11/2007, 11:22 PM   #3
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Hallo Amanda,

not a soft corals tank only but a mixture of everything but dominated by soft corals, gorgonians, mushrooms...

my 253 Gallon tank

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Old 12/12/2007, 10:50 AM   #4
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Thanks Markus. I have seen your tank thread. It's beautiful. I like the large colonies you have. That's what I plan to do, let them grow out into masses. It looks nicer than a tiny piece of this and that imho. What is the large piece in the center top of the tank?


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Old 12/15/2007, 05:15 AM   #5
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Hello Amanda,

thanks

thats a Nepthea - one of my first corals I got from a colleague. Over 5 years old.
I frequently give away frags of it.

I have a colleague who has a 66g tank (250x130x70cm) thats mainly larg colonies of xenia and Entacmea quadricolors and one really very large soft coral (more than 50cm in diameter only) and several bigger fish - it looks great.

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Old 02/06/2008, 03:35 PM   #6
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dca22anderson has a 750 softie tank:

http://reefcentral.com/gallery/showg...=57535&thumb=1


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Old 02/07/2008, 01:03 PM   #7
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Mostly softies 220 gallon




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Old 02/14/2008, 12:48 AM   #8
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Thanks kar93!

Here is a picture of the softies






Wow...nice tank Racing1!


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Old 02/15/2008, 02:43 PM   #9
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Beautiful tank racing1!


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