The Long Awaited Elos 120

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  1. iCon

    iCon Supporting Member

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    Update: With a little guy on the way, I thought it'd be best to capture the tank in its current state. Single FTS, no macros...Sorry!

    Tank is in auto pilot, but my chalices are struggling. Not sure why.
    I also realized that I put my nicest acro on the back of my rock work. Not sure what it is, but it has a name and is blue/white/purple/green. What is that one, @boun11?

    With some time off, I'm hoping to plug more sticks in the tank at some point, so if anyone's trimming, let me know!

    Current inhabitants:
    Midas
    PT
    Darwin pair
    Solar wrasse
    Yellow watchman
    Bartlett
    Flame angel

    LF: Hawaiian Flame Wrasse

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  2. boun11

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  3. iCon

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  4. boun11

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    Take some pictures :)
     
  5. iCon

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    No!
     
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    I can't help ID it if you don't take picture! :)
     
  9. iCon

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    Two years have passed and the tank is still chugging along. Arms remained dry for nearly 18 months, and just started tinkering again!

    Added a hippo tang (impulse mistake) and Melanarus wrasse. The midas blenny and Bartlett's are no more.

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  10. iCon

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    Something I've wanted to post for a while - Let's see your BIG snails! I've had this guy for nearly 10 years and it's the largest living mass in my tank (that I'm aware of). It's about 4.5" across and the same size as my trusty PT. Fairly sure it's a trochus though I didn't realize they got this big!


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  11. scuzy

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    Didn't know they had that long of a lifespan


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  12. xcaret

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    That makes me think "some lemon, cilantro, chilli pepers"...
     
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    I had a huge fighting conch that was about 5” across if that counts. My cowrie was about 3-1/2” and a couple turbos that were about 2-1/2”.

    If that’s a trochus that’s got to be a record. The most mine ever got was about an inch.
     
  14. Coral reefer

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    It's really not about the size, it's the amount of algae they eat that counts...
    So says the guy with the small snails...
     
  15. iCon

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    I’ve only added trochus, astrea, nassarius, and turbos. Could have been something mixed in but the foot certainly looks like a trochus!
     

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