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Old 01-10-2013, 07:13 PM   #211
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Going to add about 30 Opae Ula this weekend if the tank is cycled.
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:31 PM   #212
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Are you going to do anything for water movement?
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:25 AM   #213
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Beautiful tank, Ken!

Wondering what the seafan will do to the water chemistry. Will it decompose, adding nasties?
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Old 01-11-2013, 03:04 AM   #214
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Another pic or two, funny how something so small knows to congregate with his siblings. Three are here:


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Old 01-11-2013, 03:04 AM   #215
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Old 01-11-2013, 03:25 AM   #216
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Here's another...


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Old 01-11-2013, 03:43 AM   #217
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I plan no water movement. The sea fan is coral so it should not decompose if the water stays alkaline.
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Looking forward to seeing life in it, Ken.

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Old 01-11-2013, 04:24 PM   #219
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Four larva in this pic.


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Very nice! I can see them right away.
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Old 01-12-2013, 04:37 AM   #221
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Seems the berried female may have given "birth". Instead of five (or so) shrimplets there's now about nine.

It's very cool watching them hover in the water then suddenly dart away. They even rest on the tank front glass. (I didn't know they stopped to take a rest.)

I've tried to get some good pictures but I'm not being very successful!



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Old 01-12-2013, 04:49 AM   #223
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I have lots of light coming into this ten gallon tank. It has the typical fluorescent, in this case a 50/50 (daylight / actinic) and two LED units over it.

There's loads of "bubbling" going on from the macro algae and live rock.

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The 10 gallon.

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