Marty's Reef Tank

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Reply #45

I struggle with remembering all the different names of them

Will zoas live side beside SPS without any issues as in say grow round there bases.

I need to pop a frag plug beside that rainbow monti now as I think that's worth taking a few frags from.

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Reply #46

yea frags of that will be worth a few pennies. The trouble with zoas on SPS is they irritate them causing the SPS to keep their polyps retracted. This ends up causing die off at the bottoms and the zoas spread more etc.

I'm a bit sad and like to know all the names of anything i buy haha. Acroporas are the hardest as there are 100s of them.

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Reply #47

I know the acro I have Is a blue planet as I see a picture of one online and I went looking for one.

As I add more SPS I may look at moving them Zoa's to the bottom then just to be safe.

Will all SPS happily live side by side within reason.

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Reply #48

Hi mate, I've not heard of people having issues with coral being too close together. The only issues i thin you would have is if they tough each other at all (grow into each either etc) that and as things grow some of the middle corals may get reduced flow.

i have some SPS really close together an they're all fine :)

look at this SPS nano (would love to do this one day) it looks amazing and the SPS are VERY close together


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Reply #49

That looks awesome.

Just had to alter that scape that side it was annoying me and I didn't like it I've now also added another ledge at back

Pictures not the best due to lighting but gives you the idea as I need more ledges to place corals.

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Looking good mate :) taking photos when the tank is very "Blue" its a pain in the arse.

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why don't you buy this ? you could make it marine and have a softies section and LPS and a SPS. they would never touch either and the fish could swim between zones. hahaha what a silly tank. someone thought it was a "bright idea" very novel i suppose.

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Reply #52

Tell me about it.

It's strange I look at other people's scapes and think WOW but look at mine and think I want mine like there's it's hard to be satisfied hopefully once filled out with coral I will finally be happy with it.

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why don't you buy this ? you could make it marine and have a softies section and LPS and a SPS. they would never touch either and the fish could swim between zones. hahaha what a silly tank. someone thought it was a "bright idea" very novel i suppose.
Haha that's been on there weeks only noticed it as it was in Norwich.

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Reply #54

yea me too, I'm never happy with mine. I can only get a pic of it under blues as everything is down now. the fluro frogspawn always looks amazing. by far one of my fav corals i have !!

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Reply #55

That duncan does look big what colour that plate to the left.

You have palys as well then I have some was going to get rid of them till I see what damage they can do if dusturbed

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Reply #56

theres 2 plates on the left one red / orange (very poorly coloured at the min due to the low alk levels i think) and the other is a nice purple. I have a frag of both.

the plays and zoas will get ripped out one day. I do like em a bit and they fit nicely near my nem if it moves a bit as i don't get if they get plastered but i just look at all that space i could fill with SPS !!

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Reply #57

I won't mind some frags of that plate as well :)

Palys a nightmare to remove I have seen several threads where people have tried to remove them and ended up with a complete tank wipeout :(

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Reply #58

i have some of these green zoas which seem to be overtaking the plays at the min.

look at that duncan when i first got it.

you can see the monti in this pic much better

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Reply #59

That looks nice and that duncan has got huge how long it take to get that size.

Looks like you gave plenty of frags there how long most of them take to get to a reasonable size.

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