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Old 10/17/2010, 02:22 PM   #26
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Old 10/17/2010, 04:07 PM   #27
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wow - really nice. I had a feeling you could grow more than chaeto


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Old 10/26/2010, 10:53 PM   #28
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OK, theres a few more of you that I can think of. If you haven't said hi yet please do so. All I ask is you say hi, please dont feel like you have to post anymore than you want to. Although a tank pic would be nice.


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Old 10/26/2010, 11:29 PM   #29
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My name is Ben. My sorry cellphone pix don't do justice to my tanks. That is why I have not posted yet. For Christmas, I am very seriously considering asking a professional photographer to shoot my tanks. In the meantime, you'll just have to use your imagination:

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A rimless 57g Illuminata under a 2 x 250w Sunpod with 20K XM bulbs and an Ecoxotic Stunner; a dramatic open rockscape featuring mostly LPS, especially acans, a rainbow sampling of fungia, three varieties of frogspawn, a softball-sized colony of candy canes, two specimens of magenta ornamental algae, and a cranky crocea clam. Inhabited by a magnificent if bashful fireshrimp, a skittish Okinawa goby, and a hungry neon blue goby. Soon to be the home of a cruising pair of bangaii cardinals and some sort of sexy wrasse and/or purpluscious firefish.

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A custom LeeMar shallow build under a Sunpod 1x150 Phoenix 14K, occupied at present mostly by scrub frags: softies and candy canes, but also a spectacular ultra-fultra green and blue crocea The Likes of Which You've Never Seen and a magnificent pearl bubble coral the size of a 1987 Volkswagon Rabbit. And Pancho, the Wonder Clown.


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Old 10/26/2010, 11:33 PM   #30
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Thanks Ben,
I cant wait to see a pic, I haven't seen your tank since you upgraded.


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Old 10/26/2010, 11:47 PM   #31
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Hi, I'm new on this board. I have a BioCube29 going strong for over a year now Linking to other forums is not permitted

Here's a recent full tank shot:


with 20+ pieces of coral, and 5 fish; Tomato Clown, Green Clown Goby, Tail-Spot Blenny, Half-Barred Goby, and a Six-Line Wrasse...

I am strongly considering upgrading to 125+ soon where I can expand and learn about new things like sumps, 'fuge's, skimmers, and carbon reactors...



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Old 11/05/2010, 10:46 AM   #32
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Hi my name is John and I am a fulltime firefighter. Im also a PADI divemaster. I have been working on salt water tanks for about 10 years now. I worked at a couple shops in town part time and learned about the hobby. other things i do on the side are growing bamboo and i worked on Jeeps.

My current tanks are my 90 macro, 20gal deep sand bed red mangrove system, and my 140 foam and rock wall reef.









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Old 11/13/2010, 10:45 PM   #33
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Hi all,
Haven't been on here for a while, but enjoy catching up on the threads when I have a chance. I'm a marine biologist and microbiologist. These days I'm actually working mostly in freshwater with endangered desert species. Just for a little fun, here are a few pics of my latest project - a 4000 gallon habitat simulation for Devils Hole Pupfish.
BTW John, that macro tank is phenomenal!

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Getting ready to service the tank




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Old 11/13/2010, 11:30 PM   #34
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John, wow that macro tank is amazing. Post more pics, that tank should be tank of the month.


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Old 12/05/2010, 01:46 PM   #35
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Hi, fellow Tucsonians.


Been in the area since 2006. Hobby since 1986, simple set up. Current tank is a JBJ 28 gal 150w HQI, with a Phoenix bulb.

No modifications. West Coast chiller 1/15. Removed skimmer and fuge and sold equipment in anticapation of moving and selling the tank. Well long story short the tank is up and running again. Dominated by sps, gsp (back wall), xenia,duncan, various mushroom and zoanthids. Two large and mean B/W misbars, one YWG and a tiger shrimp.

FTS to follow after new rockwork.



Cali tort frag.



Neon green tort.



Red planet and tri-color.



Lunar Eclipse.



Duncan.



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Old 12/05/2010, 03:31 PM   #36
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SMtank, very nice shots. Thanks for contributing.


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Old 12/15/2010, 12:37 AM   #37
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Hi, I'm new on this board. I have a 40 breeder AIO.






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Old 12/15/2010, 11:32 AM   #38
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Welcome to Tucson evo!! Glad to have you on board. Thats a nice BL setup you got going there. it looks nice and clean!


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Old 12/16/2010, 10:11 AM   #39
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Hello, my name is Janel. I am just getting back into the hobby after taking a hiatus. I work in the insurance industry. I will post some pictures soon.


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Old 12/16/2010, 02:22 PM   #40
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That looks like a nice set-up evo.


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Old 01/21/2011, 05:16 PM   #41
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Bump for anyone new or anyone who wants to add or update.


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Old 01/21/2011, 06:11 PM   #42
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The tank was converted to sps dominated system in Sept 2010. All corals have started out as frags.

There is no sump or skimmer on the tank. Dosed with Parts A/B and magnesium twice a week. Lighting HQI Radium 20k.

Tank has a pair of B/W misbar clownfish and an old YMG. Rod's Food for fish and corals twice a week.

Sps include

Cali tort.
ORA Red planet.
Langstons Sea Foam.
Various millepora.
Stylophora
Pocillopora
Digitata
Montipora grape and red.

Soft

Xenia
Sinulara
Lunar Eclipse zoanthids
Green palys
GSP on the back wall

LPS

Duncan
Hydnophora
Blasto
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Old 01/21/2011, 07:29 PM   #43
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sweet smtank !


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Old 01/25/2011, 04:38 PM   #44
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Hi Everyone,

My name is Cuong and I've been a saltwater enthusiast in Tucson for over the last 10+ years. I'm married to Stella and have 2 lovely daughters. Stella's father, Jason, got me into the hobby when I met Stella. Before then I was mostly raising Koi. I just got started on Reef Central, so thought I would introduce myself and post pictures of my tank.

I have a 300 gallon mixed reef aquarium, with 3 x 400 Watt Metal Halides, a Calcium Reactor, and Skimmer. The following are some pictures of my tank.

The whole tank - I enjoy all the activity that corals and fish bring.
Whole Tank

Here's my favorite view from the side of my tank, I love this view because of the depth that gives my reef, makes me feel like I'm snorkeling on the reef.
Side of Tank

Left of Tank - My favorite coral on this side of the tank is the large scroll coral, I've had that coral for 10+ years, it is the original coral that got me started.
Left of Tank

Middle of Tank - I've got Pavona, Blastos, Torches, Leathers, etc. I like the variety of a mixed reef.
Middle of Tank

Right of Tank - My giant clam has been in one of my tanks for about 7 years, it has grown quite a bit. I also have an island of various types of euphylias, star polyps, and a ricordia.
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Old 01/25/2011, 04:48 PM   #45
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Very nice Cuong. Thanks for sharing. What are the dimensions of your tank?


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Old 01/25/2011, 04:55 PM   #46
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Here are some more pictures of my aquarium, with more details. This is a close up of my island with euphylias and fungias on the island.

Right Side Tank

Stella and I are big fan of Favia's and Chalices, so like to collect them
Favias, Lobo and more
Favias

Blue Chalice
Chalice

Red Chalice
Chalice

Mili and Blasto
Mili and Blasto

Acanthophyllia
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Aussie Elegance - I like the flow, motion and size that this brings
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Old 01/25/2011, 05:04 PM   #47
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My 300 gallon tank is 8 foot long, 24 inches wide and 30 inches tall.


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Old 01/25/2011, 07:14 PM   #48
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I work in Information Technology Consulting and Sales, where I help customers create IT solutions for their business. My saltwater aquarium gives me a fun hobby and escape from my work. Also, thanks to my hobby with saltwater aquariums, I have also started on my hobby of wood working, as I build the cabinets and canopy for my aquarium.


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Old 01/25/2011, 07:46 PM   #49
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Now I wanna see more pics of your cabinet. You cant really see it in the ^^^^pics. By the way it was nice meeting your and your wife over the weekend.


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Old 01/25/2011, 07:59 PM   #50
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Cuong - nice tank

Brett - you really need to post pictures of your tank with the new lights !!!!!


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