Evolutions of a 3.5 gallons starfire

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by Ibn, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Sounds like I'm heading in the right direction then. The base has already started to darken.
     
  2. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Took a shot of your tort, Mike. Not the sharpest shot since I had to shoot it an angle just to even see half of it.

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  3. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    Wow, that's very faded, the polyps are a decent color but the whole body looks white, hope it colors up ok
     
  4. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Should be okay. The LE Paletti lovelii from Bryan was the same; bleached as soon as it saw my lighting. It's still bleached but no tissue recession or anything. Same with your piece from day one, but I'm not too concerned about it. The polyps are out on both and they're slowing picking up coloration in the body.

    I'm expecting to see more bleaching throughout the tank soon - switching from Phoenix 14k over to Reeflux 12k once the new tank gets shipped (next week).
     
  5. GreshamH

    GreshamH Guest

    You sound fine with bleaching corals Eric? Do you want to try my shade cloth?
     
  6. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Nah, I have a piece prepared for it, Gresh. I'm just prepping myself just in case it does happen that's all. :p

    Here's another piece that I haven't shot - Rich's tort.
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  7. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Got bored last night after the forum went down, so I decided to take some pics. :p

    aquascene/icefire
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    awi
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    hydroids
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    ppe
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    c-quarium
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    This should be here sometime next week.
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  8. xinumaster

    xinumaster Guest

    First picture looks like "jim coral" http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/index.php?topic=2297.0
     
  9. Elite

    Elite Guest

    what are the teeths for?
     
  10. xinumaster

    xinumaster Guest

    Good question.
     
  11. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    First coral is the becker tort from Mike from DBTCX.

    The teeth are for an external overflow box. There'll be no equipment showing in the tank, other than the vortec.
     
  12. Elite

    Elite Guest

    Oh ok.. I thought that tank is finished.
     
  13. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    It is, just not in my hands. It's getting shipped tomorrow.

    Just got all the plumbing supplies from savko earlier today.
     
  14. Elite

    Elite Guest

    Where is the overflow? I don't see it.
     
  15. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Wasn't in place when he took the shot. He's gonna send me some pics once it's all ready for shipping.
     
  16. sweet tank eric. are you planning to transfer over the contents from the 3.5 to this one? how big is this setup?
     
  17. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Yup; everything will be moving over. It's about 10 gallons.
     
  18. tuberider

    tuberider Guest

    Mega tank, holy crap that's huge!
     
  19. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Oh hells yeah! Better watch out now; tank got shipped today. :p

    black overflow on black backing
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    beveled edges
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