Raccioppi83's 40 Breeder Reef

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  1. diana a

    diana a Well-Known Member NJRC Member

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    i believe that was a while ago and is clean now
     
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  2. raccioppi83

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    It's gone now, I tried ChemiClean and it did NOTHING to the cyano. I had to do manual removal for about a week straight just to get it down to where it is. (Picture will be posted later)


    My scape also doesn't look exactly like this anymore because my right structure fell one day and I had to put it back together as good as I could. Thankfully I didn't lose any corals because of it. (Or livestock)
     
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    As promised
     

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    I’ve used Chemiclean before and worked very well.


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    I'm glad it worked for you Juano! It had ZERO effect on my tank after use. I was extremely surprised.
     
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    Yeah, that’s weird. Good thing that it disappeared by itself, way better than adding chemicals to your tank.


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  7. raccioppi83

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    So I got my first clam from Ocean Image Aquatics. It is a black and white maxima clam. I also picked up a really nice war favia coral frag to place in this spot that i feel is perfect for an encrusting piece.

    Sorry for such blue pictures. I'll take better pictures tomorrow with whiter lights.

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    It a nice looking clam
     
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    Thank you! I wish I had a better picture to showcase its patterns within the mantle, but I don't like playing with the lighting all that much.

    So tomrrow it shall be.
     
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    Watch out for the war coral they can be really aggressive but they are nice looking coral and nice clam
     
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    So I picked up a fromia volcano starfish from Ocean Image Aquatics today and I'm in love. :love_struck: 20180212_184828-01.jpeg 20180212_184828-01.jpeg
     
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  13. etmanning1

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    Hope you got that lobo from Alex today, I’m looking forward to some pictures!


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    You better believe I did! The lights are super blue right now.. but it's sitting on the sand bed atm. I haven't put anything in their spots yet.
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    The star fish has great colors
     
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    He does! Unfortuntely he is no longer in my tank since he attempted to go rouge on my clam, so he went back to OIA. Tomorrow I'll try to post pictures of all my new corals I got at the meeting!
     
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  17. etmanning1

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    Yes, so glad you picked that up. I can sorta see it in that picture but I'm looking forward to seeing a clearer shot, that thing is incredible!

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    Yes I love that thing. I'm really looking forward to the new growth of it to see the colors.
     
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    If you ever frag it be sure to give me a call!

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    That lobo was sweet. Surprised no one snagged it!

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