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jjntm
03-21-2015, 07:33 PM
After 11 years we have moved into a bigger house and I now have a dedicated room for my aquariums. Unfortunately while moving the rest of our house and prepping the new 72 gal bow front in the new house I had lost just over half of my corals and 6 fish. The night prior everything was healthy, colorful full polyp extension. Then 14 hrs later I came back to the old house to find a tank full of death.

This time I will be setting it all up differently. The 220 gal will be a fowler however I may just add ricordia and some softies for a splash of color.

However the 33 gal cube will be zoa/paly/acan/small inverts and seahorse tank.

The 72 bow will be the sps tank with a couple wrasse, a tomini tang and a mandarin goby. The 30 tall will be the clown/anemone tank.

45 long will be a quarantine only tank...

Here is some pics of the 72 & 33 cube almost completed... and the temp set up of the 220

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Bblinks
03-22-2015, 01:12 AM
Oh yeah! Back in action. I thought you were out bro but this is pretty damn exciting, we shoukd celebrate!

Aquattro
03-22-2015, 01:19 AM
Liking the bowfront the best! Nice rock work

jjntm
03-22-2015, 10:44 PM
Oh yeah! Back in action. I thought you were out bro but this is pretty damn exciting, we shoukd celebrate!

we should... I see ur back in the hobby too.... I want to come check it out...

jjntm
03-22-2015, 10:47 PM
Liking the bowfront the best! Nice rock work

Thank you! That is my current favorite... but I have lots of work to do on the 220 gal rock work... rocks for it have just finished a vinegar bath... next is soaking them in boiling water with a pump for a day... then rock structure to begin after... I will post better pics of the 72 rockwork later. It is missing lots of corals, but with the help of local canreef members I think I shall get her back to looking beautiful again soon.

Bblinks
03-23-2015, 04:28 AM
we should... I see ur back in the hobby too.... I want to come check it out...

Anytime bro! You know that.

jjntm
03-23-2015, 05:42 AM
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jjntm
03-23-2015, 05:45 AM
Damn... got home today to find crazy algae bloom/growth happened in last 24 hrs... looks like the tomini isn't pulling any weight... time to find a scopas and maybe a juvenile parrot

gregzz4
03-23-2015, 06:22 AM
Don't go jumpin' on the 'add more fish' bandwagon yet

Let things happen ...

rishu_pepper
03-23-2015, 06:38 AM
Sorry to hear about the fish loss. It's never easy. I still miss my peacock mantis and grey moray eel. :cry:

How's the two yellow tangs working out for you? I have a larger (5") yellow and a small (2.5") in separate tanks at the moment. Do you think they'll get along if added to a big tank together? Or disaster waiting to happen?

Canuckgod420
03-23-2015, 04:55 PM
Things are looking good buddy. Nice to see that 72 back in action, thats the tank that got me started in this crazy hobby.

Got lots of amazing frags for you new setup when needed, all colourful and stuff....you will like. :lol:

jjntm
03-23-2015, 05:11 PM
Sorry to hear about the fish loss. It's never easy. I still miss my peacock mantis and grey moray eel. :cry:

How's the two yellow tangs working out for you? I have a larger (5") yellow and a small (2.5") in separate tanks at the moment. Do you think they'll get along if added to a big tank together? Or disaster waiting to happen?
I added the smaller yellow tang at the same time as the 2 purple tangs... the original yellow tang tried being super dominant and beat them up for a day and trapped the 2 purple tangs in the corner for 2 weeks. The shoal and my large blonde Naso would bring strip of seaweed to them and feed them. And if it ever got too rough they would both take the yellow tang into the opposite corner for what looked like a stern talking to. Lol .. was pretty neat. Ever since then they have all got along great, no scraps. Sohal and Naso were like the peace keepers... surprisingly from a sohal.... damn I miss the Naso....

jjntm
03-23-2015, 05:14 PM
Don't go jumpin' on the 'add more fish' bandwagon yet

Let things happen ...
I won't jump on that bandwagon. .. the 72 only houses a mandarin goby and a tomini tang... but the tomini isn't pulling his weight... may put him back with the rest of the fish in the 220 and just grab a scopas or a parrot to clean it up... the coral tanks will only ever house a couple wrasse and 1 mandarin and 1 algae eater... that is it.... the 220 will be the fish tank ..

Bblinks
03-23-2015, 08:01 PM
Things are looking good buddy. Nice to see that 72 back in action, thats the tank that got me started in this crazy hobby.

Got lots of amazing frags for you new setup when needed, all colourful and stuff....you will like. :lol:

Rob, I need to come by too when Justin comes to see your tank.