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Old 07/22/2018, 09:04 AM   #726
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Hi Guys

All is going well in the tank. I wanted to share these pictures.

I am having fun seeing how an Acro colony is growing from what was left (encrusted) in the rack.

That rack has always been under hydroponics lights, to grow the Macros in the fuge.

I had 2 small frags saved from my last crash (~3 years ago). They grew in 2 beautiful small colonies. One encrusted the rack. I sold that one around 8-9 months ago. It was left a flat encrusted Acro section on the rack. Just FLAT but with polyps.

The second colony was moved to the display tank and is the one pictured that continue growing.

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A few months ago



TODAY





The lights. You can see the rack under direct plant growing light.



The colony growing in the display tank.



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Old 08/30/2018, 05:15 PM   #727
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Just goes to show you how all the hype over spectrum is overblown. water quality, flow then lighting.


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Old 09/02/2018, 12:45 PM   #728
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Just goes to show you how all the hype over spectrum is overblown. water quality, flow then lighting.
Whereís the like button!! so true.

Hey Dan. Thatís one healthy, happy acro!


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Old 02/17/2019, 01:50 PM   #729
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Hi All

Since July 2018 I have not done a posting...SORRY!!!

So here are some upside down pictures I just took a few minutes ago. Enjoy !!



















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Old 02/17/2019, 01:53 PM   #730
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Old 02/17/2019, 01:55 PM   #731
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Old 02/17/2019, 01:58 PM   #732
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Sorry if some do not have the best focus.

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Old 02/17/2019, 02:11 PM   #733
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For my records (aka memories) and to all of us to enjoy this frag. I will keep it updating.

July 2014 picture. This SSC colony grew and then RTN after a nutrient issue around January-February 2015. I was able to glue a HALF INCH frag in a plug



November 14 2015. The very small frag survived and was relocated to a rock.




December 7 2015




January 3 2016




January 30 2016




February 28 2016



June 17 2016. By accident, during my cleaning of dead corals, I broke his small tip. On this picture tissue have already grown over the tip skeleton and frag continued encrusting




July 22 2016, some small branches have started to grow (see small tips)... Hurray !!






August 4 2016. Taken a few minutes ago.





I will continue updating this growing, so we can all can enjoy how from an encrusted section branches are starting to grow (I believe they will finish in branches).

I was looking the last 2 pictures and it is noticeable the growing in the branches from July 22 till today August 4.

Guys..... PLEASE !!! keep you all your fingers crossed and send positive waves to this survivor of 2 tanks issues with nutrients.

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Old 02/17/2019, 02:11 PM   #734
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FOLLOW UP : FEBRUARY 2019

This is the guy I quoted












AMAZING HOW IT GREW!!!

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Old 02/17/2019, 07:09 PM   #735
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Wow, and it looks fantastic! Nice to hear from you Daniel.


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Old 02/19/2019, 08:52 PM   #736
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Wow, and it looks fantastic! Nice to hear from you Daniel.
Thank you Mark !!!


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Old 02/20/2019, 08:45 PM   #737
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Taken today with an upside down angle.



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Old 02/25/2019, 10:46 AM   #738
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Wow! nice coral collection and tank. Great to see an established tank.


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Old 02/26/2019, 10:31 AM   #739
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Wow! nice coral collection and tank. Great to see an established tank.
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Old 02/27/2019, 07:25 AM   #740
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Stunning, Daniel!
So dense and so healthy in there!
Really good to see your tank again.
Considering the troubles you went trough a couple years ago with the sps,it’s amazing how healthy they are now.. and if I know you, all you did to bring them back to such good health was to get your hands out of there and let the tank heal.
You have a real beauty of a tank there, Dan!
Great job!!


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Old 03/01/2019, 05:57 PM   #741
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Stunning, Daniel!
So dense and so healthy in there!
Really good to see your tank again.
Considering the troubles you went trough a couple years ago with the sps,itís amazing how healthy they are now.. and if I know you, all you did to bring them back to such good health was to get your hands out of there and let the tank heal.
You have a real beauty of a tank there, Dan!
Great job!!
Hi Matt, yes, you are correct. I just let the tank follow it's own destiny. I am just keeping it stable. I only measure Alk and the basics (temp & Salinity) .... and keep my hands out as much as I can.

This week we had an outage. 6 hours without electricity and I wasn't at home. Temp dropped to 72 and the outage started at the start of the lights. So SPS had a long night. Doser was off too. But when lights came on (arrived home and started the generator) corals had a very short day too. In other word the few alk pumped was not used and next day I have an increase from 6 to 7 dkh. So I reduced the dosing 3 ml of 107 ml I was dosing. Next day alk went down a little. Then I have to travel again. In Washington DC right now. I left all as it was. I expect at my arrival on Monday Alk have returned to its 6 dkh. I keep my finger crossed that this change have not affected the corals ... or I definitely will close the tank. I though to shut it down when I lost my job a year ago. But then, 5 months later, I got a new job with less traveling out of state. But my badluck was here this week and the outage happened when I was 2 hours driving from home and stuck in a meeting. I left home at 9 AM and at 10 AM lost power ....... GRRRRR.

Ok... it is what it is.

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Old 03/02/2019, 05:45 AM   #742
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Daniel,

That is a really nice tank. Congrats, Would you share what your current light set-up is? I am going to purchase my lighting for a 120 soon.

Thanks,

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Old 03/02/2019, 07:06 AM   #743
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Daniel,

That is a really nice tank. Congrats, Would you share what your current light set-up is? I am going to purchase my lighting for a 120 soon.

Thanks,

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Over the display tank:


Korallen Zucht KZ Coral Light II New Generation High Output T5 Bulb, 36" (39W) LT-KZ-CL2-36 (3)

Korallen Zucht KZ Fiji Purple T5 Bulb, 36" (39W) LT-KZ-FP-36 (1)

Giesemann Actinic+ T5 Bulb, 36" (39W) LT-GN-T5-AC-36 (2)


Over the fuge you have a posting on this or previous page.

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Old 03/02/2019, 07:09 AM   #744
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Hi Matt, yes, you are correct. I just let the tank follow it's own destiny. I am just keeping it stable. I only measure Alk and the basics (temp & Salinity) .... and keep my hands out as much as I can.

This week we had an outage. 6 hours without electricity and I wasn't at home. Temp dropped to 72 and the outage started at the start of the lights. So SPS had a long night. Doser was off too. But when lights came on (arrived home and started the generator) corals had a very short day too. In other word the few alk pumped was not used and next day I have an increase from 6 to 7 dkh. So I reduced the dosing 3 ml of 107 ml I was dosing. Next day alk went down a little. Then I have to travel again. In Washington DC right now. I left all as it was. I expect at my arrival on Monday Alk have returned to its 6 dkh. I keep my finger crossed that this change have not affected the corals ... or I definitely will close the tank. I though to shut it down when I lost my job a year ago. But then, 5 months later, I got a new job with less traveling out of state. But my badluck was here this week and the outage happened when I was 2 hours driving from home and stuck in a meeting. I left home at 9 AM and at 10 AM lost power ....... GRRRRR.

Ok... it is what it is.

Cheers
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Old 03/05/2019, 08:44 PM   #745
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Alk is returning to its historical levels.




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Old 03/06/2019, 07:16 AM   #746
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Old 03/09/2019, 09:48 PM   #747
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