Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by Spoon, May 4, 2014.
I haven't tried the Shock Top apple. How is it?
It's refreshing..it's not like the Hefe over at Buffalo Bill's though. Theirs has some "spice" to it. This Shock Top one almost seems like it's brewed with apples (which might be the case lol).
Shock Top is owned by Coors I think? Of course I much prefer local brews. But it's a good beer, worth a try. It's very refreshing on a hot ass day. Chicks will LOVE it.
Great tank!! Very clean and sleek.
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Hey! Thanks so much! :beer:
Here are a few updated shots of corals. Hope you guys enjoy!!
Great shots! The first looks very professional.
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Thanks @aquatic mouse! It's just a point and shoot, and I'm playing with the lights and white balance, trying to get the colors to as accurate as they can appear to my eye.
Here's a FTS from today. Can you spot the differences!?
@Devon @dswong @siokoy @neuro You guys are the best, thanks so much for your generosity. I can't wait to pay it back (and forward!).
Here's what beer looks like under blues
I agree really nice point and shoot shots. I that us the huge part about led though - can just tweak the colors for a photo shoot.
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Looks like the hammer moved over closer to the big rock and something (monti?) was added to the little rock.
It looks great. I love the asymmetry. I've thought about doing a tank like that and just lighting one side.
Thanks man! Asymmetry I think is key when trying to capture the attention of a viewer. Bright ass corals also work too I hear.
The hammer moved over slightly behind the 2nd rock, shaded by the Monti Cap above. The hammer was wide open when I first got him, but last few days he would only open half way. Two reasons I think: it was getting 100% of the light which I'm sure it might not like #1, and #2 the flow right there in the middle on the sandbed looked like it was just blowing all of the tentacles (is that right?) to one side pretty hard.
So as soon as I moved him to the shad next to the rock with little flow, he opened right up almost immediately. We'll see how he fares back there. You can still view him from the front although he is partially obstructed. But, I like viewing my tank from the sides too, so the cool thing is that I have a very nice view of him from the RS. So it ends up working out hopefully.
Oh and I have two new friends that are on the right side of the tank! You missed them!
I actually noticed the clowns but I thought you already had them
Now that you mentioned it, I do see them.
More beer. Just trying to keep things going in a positive direction.
Got both clowns to eat! The black one ate right away, the orange one is more timid and took him until yesterday to eat.
They still sort of confine themselves to a "corner", which I hope they will grow out of soonish. But the black one is much more adventurous for sure; he came out in front and chased a mysis around, and I got them both to eat out of tweezers!
Any updates Justin?
Good choice in beer! Racer x is great too. Nice to see another reefer into craft beer.
Wow, it's been about a year! Well, I'm still here. And so is the nano.
Went away for vacation this past weekend, and my Apex decided to fail on me. Fallback mode saved the tank, I'm fortunate for that. Taking accountability now, and figuring out what to do next.
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