The Long Awaited Elos 120

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by iCon, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

    Love the tshirt :) I'm getting into second stage soon!
  2. iCon

    iCon Supporting Member

    Tank is still wet ;)
  3. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    At least it took you one night to get the tank wet not like some other people in the forum ;)
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  4. iCon

    iCon Supporting Member

    Pics for Durwin - Hope these help!

    View looking upwards toward back of stand, bottom of tank: photo 1.JPG
    View of tank from side: photo 2.JPG
  5. iCon

    iCon Supporting Member

    ------Spring training update ------

    So by a stroke of luck, I realized that I filled this tank one year ago thanks to the pushing of b11. The tank is packed full of corals and I just added some sticks over the past few weeks. Some of corals toward the sides need more light but that will be taken care of shortly with the addition of a Kessil or two.

    Initially, I said:
    No sticks - Broke that.
    Will not overstock the tank - Broke that.
    Will not set up a dosing system - Broke that.

    Current fish list:
    Flame Wrasse
    Green Mandarin
    Ruby Red Dragonet
    3 x Bartlett's Anthias
    Mated pair of Darwin's Oscillaris
    Cryptic Wrasse
    Yellow Watchman Goby
    Blue Spotted Goby
    Randall's Goby
    Midas Blenny

    Holy smokes - Even more fish than I thought! See you next year! GO GIANTS! :)

    A couple of pics via the coral viewer and a FTS. One of these days I'll take the time to break out a real camera!

    IMG_4087.JPG IMG_4213.JPG IMG_4214.JPG IMG_4215.JPG IMG_4216.JPG
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  6. gimmito

    gimmito Guest

  7. Enderturtle

    Enderturtle Volunteer

    All those corals look so big! Is that a jawbreaker I see?
  8. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    One year went by too fast! Nice looking tank!
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  9. iCon

    iCon Supporting Member

    Yup, I have 8-10 Jawbreakers in there. Some are hidden between the rocks.

    I've had a lot of the colonies for quite a while. They've made it through tank crashes and then some. For scale, the big green patch in the middle of the tank is a chili pepper monti about 12" in diameter. I wasn't thinking real clearly when I put it there and the next thing you know it encrusted the whole rock. Oh well.
  10. iCon

    iCon Supporting Member

    Meh, it's ok...I'll trade you ;) Need more sticks and I need them to grow faster. Wife wants more 'flowy' corals like your tank!
  11. JAR

    JAR Supporting Member

    looking great!
  12. Enderturtle

    Enderturtle Volunteer

    How fast do your jawbreakers grow/drop babies?
  13. bee505

    bee505 Guest

    Very nice update. Things are looking great.
  14. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    Just come by and take some stick home :)
  15. iCon

    iCon Supporting Member

    Not quite sure to be honest. There are a bunch that are less than dime sized so I'll assume those came about within the past 2 months? The larger ones are just starting to develop the red streaks.
  16. iCon

    iCon Supporting Member

    Let's see yours. I know you have some candy in your tank! I'm still waiting for a pink boobies frag! :)
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  17. iCon

    iCon Supporting Member

    I'll take the ugly red thing that's taking up space in your tank.
  18. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    LOL... you mean the red plate or the Red Planet? ;)
  19. iCon

    iCon Supporting Member

    I think you owe us an update sir :)
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  20. tr1gger

    tr1gger Keyboard Cowboy

    Looking Good!

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