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Roskoreef
04-01-2015, 05:03 AM
I finally got around to tearing down my old planted tank and decide to try and build a stand/cabinet for it. Its a 32 gallon ADA cube Garden 60x45x45 cm. One on the right..

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0342_zpsfziavcst.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0342_zpsfziavcst.jpg.html)

I built a 2x4 frame, then put pine sheeting to cover it up. Threw on some mouldings and ta daa, a new tank stand. I put the sump on a shelf as i want to connect this system to my main system later and i needed it high enough to drain onto my other sump. It is a bit tight but everything fits.

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0252_zpsbdegenlk.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0252_zpsbdegenlk.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0251_zps8dr7kpea.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0251_zps8dr7kpea.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0257_zpsc73skkm3.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0257_zpsc73skkm3.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_02592_zpswd5tvxnd.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_02592_zpswd5tvxnd.jpg.html)

I went with rubble and smaller live rock as i want pieces to glue frags too..and as much as i love the look of sand im still taking it out of my other tank, slow slow process...

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_02672_zps7vcnwl15.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_02672_zps7vcnwl15.jpg.html)

time to cycle

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0265_zpshoqvtahs.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0265_zpshoqvtahs.jpg.html)

ReEf BoSs
04-01-2015, 07:09 AM
Nice tank.Good job on the stand, looks like you know what your doing.

jason604
04-01-2015, 08:14 AM
Sweet stand man

Roskoreef
04-01-2015, 12:29 PM
Thanks, still have to get some doors on.. I'm happy with the way it turned out. It's not perfect and I learnt a bunch, but for a first go at cabinet making, I'm happy.

Roskoreef
04-08-2015, 03:21 AM
fragged some neon kenya tree that was being covered by a carpet anenome and dying slowly, just cut all the branches off and dropped them on to the loose live rock and wait for them to attach.

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_03822_zpsgy7jsojg.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_03822_zpsgy7jsojg.jpg.html)

also added a few quiet fish, a multi banded pipefish and a yellow clown goby:

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_03772_zpsymawlhgt.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_03772_zpsymawlhgt.jpg.html)

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Roskoreef
04-08-2015, 03:41 AM
Also fragged some mushrooms. Cut, quarteredand dropped on live rock rubble:

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_03702_zps7lj6v4qo.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_03702_zps7lj6v4qo.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_03672_zpsuoa0lxtf.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_03672_zpsuoa0lxtf.jpg.html)

Roskoreef
04-11-2015, 12:55 AM
changed it up.. added this sweet neon green clove polyp i think..

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_04112_zpsw0ehj4n3.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_04112_zpsw0ehj4n3.jpg.html)

just put it in, still opening up.

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_04122_zpsj1xsafz3.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_04122_zpsj1xsafz3.jpg.html)

Roskoreef
04-12-2015, 02:13 PM
new tankmates, a long black spine urchin and some blue striped pipefish

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_04922_zpspcfums4h.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_04922_zpspcfums4h.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0483_zpsb0btnfks.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0483_zpsb0btnfks.jpg.html)

Roskoreef
04-17-2015, 04:37 AM
well a seahorse made its way into the little pipefish fam, seems happy, eats mysis and cyclopeeze.

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_06222_zpsl7widka7.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_06222_zpsl7widka7.jpg.html)

kien
04-17-2015, 04:54 AM
wait, isn't this a frag tank ? :lol:

Roskoreef
04-17-2015, 05:01 AM
Oh yeah frags... Funny you mention it, put in some racks tonight and some tester frags, some rainbow montipora frags and a few acros that have been doing well. we will see if it is ready..

Roskoreef
04-19-2015, 02:50 AM
so i think i will fill the bottom of the frag/seahorse tank with gorgonians, some of the frags (montipora and birdsnest) were doing well, but any acro wouldnt open up.. probably because this clown goby kept nipping at the polyps like it was a game of whack a mole..

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_06902_zpsw4mi2sqr.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_06902_zpsw4mi2sqr.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0689_zpsacktmxuz.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0689_zpsacktmxuz.jpg.html)

jerk goby,

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0687_zpsp3u7hmyy.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0687_zpsp3u7hmyy.jpg.html)

Well I think will wait on adding my other sps frags to this tank. here they are waiting the 180..

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_06852_zpsmkkaykyl.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_06852_zpsmkkaykyl.jpg.html)

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Skimmer Juice
04-19-2015, 05:09 AM
I see you have a new banded pipe , is the red/yellow still doing good ?
I guess the black and white banded pipes get bacterial infections fairly easy compared to the rest , just a heads up if you are not qt'ing the pipes. How are your blue stripes doing > Are they eating frozen ?
Also after a while my clown gobie started attacking my pipefish so keep an eye on that to :biggrin:

Roskoreef
04-19-2015, 01:57 PM
I see you have a new banded pipe , is the red/yellow still doing good ?
I guess the black and white banded pipes get bacterial infections fairly easy compared to the rest , just a heads up if you are not qt'ing the pipes. How are your blue stripes doing > Are they eating frozen ?
Also after a while my clown gobie started attacking my pipefish so keep an eye on that to :biggrin:

Yeah i guess seahorses and pipefish can get infections quite easily, i should probably take the hammer out, apparently if the start to hitch onto any stinging corals they can get injured.. all the pipefish are doing great, now 1 multi coloured banded, 1 b & w banded,3 blue stripe and 1 dragon head. They all eat tiny pieces of mysis and cyclopeeze and pods of course. The gobys might have to go to a different tank if they become jerks, i will watch them, thanks.

Skimmer Juice
04-19-2015, 05:59 PM
oh you have 3 blue strip pipes? If you have 2 males they will end up fighting , 2 females and 1 male is suppose to be ok .
What color marking does the dragonface have on its belly ? I have been looking for a male for my female for a while now . If the mark on the belly is yellow its a female , if its blue it will have a tiny little pouch and will be male.
Good luck with the pipes and the seahorse coolest fish in the hobby Imo

Roskoreef
04-20-2015, 01:44 AM
oh you have 3 blue strip pipes? If you have 2 males they will end up fighting , 2 females and 1 male is suppose to be ok .
What color marking does the dragonface have on its belly ? I have been looking for a male for my female for a while now . If the mark on the belly is yellow its a female , if its blue it will have a tiny little pouch and will be male.
Good luck with the pipes and the seahorse coolest fish in the hobby Imo

Hard to tell with the blue stripes, they are quite young i think, maybe 3" tops... they seems to get along for now, swimming together and such. I havent seen any agression in this tank thus far. As for the dragon face it is a female for sure, bright yellow markings underneath, took me 15 minutes to see the underside of him.

Roskoreef
05-02-2015, 02:17 AM
scallops are sweet

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_01752_zpsddnf9cr4.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_01752_zpsddnf9cr4.jpg.html)

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Roskoreef
05-02-2015, 02:20 AM
http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_01892_zpsqa5yezjo.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_01892_zpsqa5yezjo.jpg.html)

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jason604
05-02-2015, 04:58 AM
Man UR scallop is awesome lol. Reminds me of the Venus fly trap from super Mario. How come mine doesn't open that wide lol

Roskoreef
05-02-2015, 02:37 PM
I just got him so im not sure that he will stay that way, his blue "electric" lip is sweet tho

Roskoreef
05-05-2015, 04:36 PM
morning sun

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_03242_zpsqhdoc4da.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_03242_zpsqhdoc4da.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_03232_zpsrdfotxeo.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_03232_zpsrdfotxeo.jpg.html)

Skimmer Juice
06-20-2015, 05:06 PM
any updates ? How are all your Pipes doing ?

Roskoreef
06-21-2015, 03:22 AM
oh man what to say about this tank... the blue stripes are good and well, dragon face missing, seahorse eaten by donut coral, it as become a hodge podge of dangerous corals and a foot long tube anenome that was eating chromis like candies. Kind of a lost graveyard tank im thinking... skeletons and poisonous/spiny urchins and other oddities.

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0045_zpsutjhibyl.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0045_zpsutjhibyl.jpg.html)

he got away this time, not the next when i wasnt home..

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0700_zpsvzq4muop.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0700_zpsvzq4muop.jpg.html)

Roskoreef
08-31-2015, 04:52 AM
tank overhaul...

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/20150822_1807562_zpsosa5gs39.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/20150822_1807562_zpsosa5gs39.jpg.html)

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http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/2015-08-29%2021.33.16_zpsofrletie.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/2015-08-29%2021.33.16_zpsofrletie.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/2015-08-30%2021.40.26_zpseki5tefz.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/2015-08-30%2021.40.26_zpseki5tefz.jpg.html)

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maron6977
08-31-2015, 05:06 AM
Nice overhaul , looks really good !

Roskoreef
12-23-2015, 02:40 AM
2nd overhaul, the sps are doing much better now in this tank.. New light setup 6 x 24w t5ho.

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0849_zpsonyuzcny.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0849_zpsonyuzcny.jpg.html)

bulbs:

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0848_zpst26pjdzt.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0848_zpst26pjdzt.jpg.html)

kz new generation
kz super blue
giesemann lagoon blue
kz new generation
kz fiji purple
kz super blue

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0537_zps4tizcr66.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0537_zps4tizcr66.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0531_zpsedrtlwlk.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0531_zpsedrtlwlk.jpg.html)

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Roskoreef
12-24-2015, 04:32 AM
got some new treasures! a few staghorn hermits, a new rock flower nem and a venus anenome shrimp.. i had a bunch of rubble in my sump so I plopped him right on there.. the shrimp made his way to a alveopora for a bit, then to the nem. The rock flower is blue to purple hueish center with gren tentacles..

blue digi doing well..

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0662_zps8e2kwcgb.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0662_zps8e2kwcgb.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0687_zpst7nvclvr.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0687_zpst7nvclvr.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0663_zpsmtvqlmlp.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0663_zpsmtvqlmlp.jpg.html)

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http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0650_zpsywaiy934.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0650_zpsywaiy934.jpg.html)

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Roskoreef
12-25-2015, 05:44 AM
so... the anenome shrimp has vanished into some other coral overnight, probably see him next year... the rock flower anenome must be pretty happy, after just one night, it would seem it has been trying to spawn. Lots of milky stuffs for about the last 10 mins...

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0011_zpsgxqhqqgv.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0011_zpsgxqhqqgv.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0024_zpsebt2u8ti.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0024_zpsebt2u8ti.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0027_zpsi5ffotf3.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0027_zpsi5ffotf3.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0029_zpszd4xyzlv.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0029_zpszd4xyzlv.jpg.html)

Pygmy Angel

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0038_zpsbcxnchim.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0038_zpsbcxnchim.jpg.html)

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http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0042_zpst4ltdm6a.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0042_zpst4ltdm6a.jpg.html)

Tank is starting to draw alk and cal, even have some growth since tank transfer..

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0058_zpsn6nyurzb.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0058_zpsn6nyurzb.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0017_zpsgj0mkauz.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0017_zpsgj0mkauz.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0050_zpsfnn4ynjk.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0050_zpsfnn4ynjk.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0049_zpstwagntok.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0049_zpstwagntok.jpg.html)

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0023_zpsexaa8prm.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0023_zpsexaa8prm.jpg.html)

last little bit of this tort...last effort to keep some of these strains alive in this tank..

http://i1377.photobucket.com/albums/ah74/rosko21/DSC_0020_zps6ef05dci.jpg (http://s1377.photobucket.com/user/rosko21/media/DSC_0020_zps6ef05dci.jpg.html)

uploading a video..

Roskoreef
01-02-2016, 03:02 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3J1mRvRHBAA

soapy
01-02-2016, 06:36 PM
What are you doing for the staghorn hermit? Are you going to target feed it?

My son and I bought one of those silly staghorn buggars too. I am target feeding the shell frozen cyclopeeze. My sandbed is pretty healthy and full of life but I suspect it will be pretty tricky to keep the shell alive. Your thoughts?

Roskoreef
01-05-2016, 06:30 PM
What are you doing for the staghorn hermit? Are you going to target feed it?

My son and I bought one of those silly staghorn buggars too. I am target feeding the shell frozen cyclopeeze. My sandbed is pretty healthy and full of life but I suspect it will be pretty tricky to keep the shell alive. Your thoughts?

im not doing anything, nor did i plan too... as far as I have read a long as you have an established tank, good flow(nutrient delivery) and lighting good enough for sps you should be good. I target feed some corals but moestly broadcast feed cyclopeez.. mine are doing ok, one has bumbep up against an acan, shell damaged, not surprised..

soapy
01-05-2016, 06:52 PM
im not doing anything, nor did i plan too... as far as I have read a long as you have an established tank, good flow(nutrient delivery) and lighting good enough for sps you should be good. I target feed some corals but moestly broadcast feed cyclopeez.. mine are doing ok, one has bumbep up against an acan, shell damaged, not surprised..

Thats good to hear. You mentioned lighting are you suggesting the bryozoans or hydroids on the shell are photosynthetic? Would be nice if they were.

BTW, the tank is looking good!

Roskoreef
01-05-2016, 06:57 PM
montastrea

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rainbow acans colouring up

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true oregon blue tort... this little 1" nub is all thats left from a large frag i got a while ago, installed a prayer reactor just for this acro.

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this is my new favourite coral for sure, a scroll coral...

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acros love this tank now..

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Roskoreef
01-05-2016, 07:00 PM
Thats good to hear. You mentioned lighting are you suggesting the bryozoans or hydroids on the shell are photosynthetic? Would be nice if they were.

BTW, the tank is looking good!

Thanks! , I only mentioned lighting as alot of what i read kept mentioning similar conditions for sps... They are not photosynthetic, and only filter feeders of plankton... i might start adding some powdered phyto, see what happens.

Roskoreef
03-05-2016, 04:33 AM
version 3.0

changing this tank up a bit, going black sand and lps moestly. A few fish including my birthday present from my fiancee - green seagrass wrasse (Novaculichthys macrolepidotus).

New tank inhabitants:

Redspot blenny - Blenniella chrysospilos
green sea grass wrasse - Novaculichthys macrolepidotus
ocellaris clownfish - Amphiprion ocellaris
fiji blue damselfis - Chrysiptera taupou
2 random damsels..
purple reef lobster
snails
strwberry crab

added a new skimmer, a coral box d500 - chinese ripoff. worls great, very happy!

pics,

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teeph

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FishyFishy!
03-05-2016, 04:46 PM
Did you happen to pick that seagrass wrasse up at pisces? I saw a nice one there last week, looked identical.

lyall12
03-06-2016, 02:37 PM
Nice pics. That wrasse is cool. :)

Roskoreef
03-07-2016, 03:28 PM
Did you happen to pick that seagrass wrasse up at pisces? I saw a nice one there last week, looked identical.

sure did, it was biting one of the employees, i found it pretty funny. nice fish tho, eats a ton and does not bite me.

Roskoreef
03-15-2016, 04:54 AM
well the seagrass wrasse crackered himself.

got a clam and a leopard wrasse, re-did the sump and equipment a little bit, currently running UV, Bubble magnus 3-channel doser, coral box 500d skimmer and a gyre 130. Lights are 7 24w t5's, all sunbright individual AIO fixtures. 6 kz bulbs and a lagoon bulb.

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high fin anthinas finally came out

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FishyFishy!
03-15-2016, 05:05 AM
What do you use to mount corals to the glass? Ive always wanted to mount some monti's like that on my back wall.

Roskoreef
03-15-2016, 06:12 AM
What do you use to mount corals to the glass? Ive always wanted to mount some monti's like that on my back wall.

i use seachem reef glue, 12 bucks at pisces, more at others, and i feel i get way more glue out of the tube than ecotech. it sets fast and is strong enough to hold frags and even colonies if you use enough. thick too. big fan lol

Roskoreef
03-28-2016, 05:09 AM
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