My 90 Reef - {Updated}

Discussion in 'The Showroom' started by Reef_Tank_Greg, Jun 1, 2006.

  1. Reef_Tank_Greg

    Reef_Tank_Greg Skimmate

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    Since my equipment has changed since the initial setup fo my tank, I am doing a new thread on it. Also, I moved last month and changed the rockwork for a more open feel to the tank. So, it's sorta "new" in comparison.

    The current setup:
    - Oceanic 90g reef ready tank, Oceanic stand, modified Oceanic canopy
    - 30g sump and refugium combo
    - Top Fathom 110A skimmer
    - PFO dual 250W HQI Ballast
    - 2 x 250W Reef Optix 3 MH pendants
    - ARO VHO ballast
    - Bulbs: 2 X 250W 14k Hamilton HQI MH bulbs, 1 x 95W Super Actinic URI VHO
    - 800+ GPH return pump
    - Maxi-Jet 1200 Powerheads
    - Turbo-Twist 9W UV Sterilizer
    - 55W compact fluorescent 50/50 light for refugium


    For those of you who followed my old thread, you'll notice the major change in my setup is the new lighting. Also, adding the canopy has been quite an improvement as well.

    Current full tank shot of the tank from today, June 1, 2006:
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    You can follow the complete early progress of the tank here:
    > Link to original thread <
     
  2. Anonymous

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    I wish mine looked like that. There is no rock that's not covered by something.
     
  3. Anonymous

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    Beautiful tank Greg. :)

    Do you have a close up pic of the green/aqua zoos above the mushrooms on the right side of your tank? They look wonderful!
     
  4. Reef_Tank_Greg

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    Yeah, click this thumbnail:

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    That's definitely my favorite rock in the tank now. It started out with one small mushroom polyp and only five of the green/aqua zoo polyps.
     
  5. Anonymous

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    :shock: :shock: :shock:

    Woooo thats a gorgeous rock of zoas!

    Thanks for the close up! :D
     
  6. Reef_Tank_Greg

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    All of the fish, wanting to be fed again:

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  7. Anonymous

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    Sweet tank!
     
  8. Reef_Tank_Greg

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  9. shivametimbas

    shivametimbas Spiny Star Astraea

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    sick!!! wish i'd have gotten to see the middle coral opened. its a huge toadstool eh? i like the recent pic.

    i fragged the gsp today. will pm ya a pic tomorrow when they are opened.
     
  10. Reef_Tank_Greg

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    Yes, that toadstool is huge. My girfriend loves it so it's sticking aorund for a while.... I should look into figuring out how to frag such a thing though.
     
  11. Kirk_M

    Kirk_M Chevron Tang LARC Supporter

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    You can cut wedges out of the crown, and superglue it to rock, or stitch it. Or you could put the pieces on rubble and they will attach. I had a toadstool that I fragged by cutting the entire head off the stalk, sliced it into pizza slices, and put it in an area of low flow on some rubble rock. In 2 weeks I had 8 new little leathers. And the parent colony grew the head back. Check out garf's site...that's where I got it from.
     
  12. Reef_Tank_Greg

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    So basically I can use a razor blad and cut it up just about any way I would like to then?
     
  13. Reef_Tank_Greg

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    Mid-July Update:

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  14. renfest1

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    Greg, looking good there buddy.
     
  15. jtv7471

    jtv7471 Ko-Ko Worm

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    Looks great man. Very nice tank
     
  16. Anonymous

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    im lovin those aqua/green zoas. wat kind are they, do you know?
     
  17. Reef_Tank_Greg

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    Yes, I do know. They're aqua/green zoas of course! :oops:


    Thanks for the comments everyone.... Now to find ways to cram more corals in there. Mwuhahahaha!
     
  18. Anonymous

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    haha well that wasnt the answer i was lookin for but oh well :lol: theyre lookin nice. as soon as my tank is ready i wanna but a frag. save me some
     
  19. Reef_Tank_Greg

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    Here's a few small photos of things in my tank:

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  20. poppins

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    tank looks awesome but so much better in person :shock:
     

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