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    Quote Originally Posted by rickztahone View Post
    nice. where did you get them from? I was just at the local LFS and this one in particular has some gorgeous corals. Super cheap prices too. I saw a huge RBTA for $29.99. I was like, "I would SO buy that...if my tank was set up" lol
    I ordered them from Vivid Aquariums out your way. I spoke to Dave the owner and he is going to pick out a nice selection for me. They had the fairest prices and I have heard good things about that store.

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    Default Re: 34g rimless waterfall tank

    Quote Originally Posted by Debow View Post
    I ordered them from Vivid Aquariums out your way. I spoke to Dave the owner and he is going to pick out a nice selection for me. They had the fairest prices and I have heard good things about that store.
    lol, I actually know Dave. I have photographed his aquarium which I believe I have posted here on the forum. He is such a cool guy. It was unfortunate that he had almost a complete wipe out a month or 2 ago due to power outages in our area.

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    Wow thats crazy, I found him on youtube and liked his personality and after talking to him I trusted him. I will be doing more business with him his prices are fair and selection is good.

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    He was willing to give me some of his Yellow Bali Hammer but i had no tank to put it in

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    Get that tank wet! lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Debow View Post
    Get that tank wet! lol
    i really need to, lol. By now you might know that I can be a procrastinator if I am not 100% satisfied with my build. that is exactly what is going on. That, and the fact that I am overthinking this build.

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    The anemones came in this morning and all arrived alive. I dripped them for a hour and a half and put them in the tank with all the power heads off and return pump on low. Here is a picture a few hours after they were put in. Not the best but they had a long trip and I turned the light down to 50% to let them adjust. I took a short video of the clowns already hosting the green nem on the left. More pictures to come in the following days.
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    Very cool

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    Little picture update, thinks are going well. I bought a Hanna phosphate checker and get .02 reedings and my CA is 370 Mag 1040 and Dkh 6.4 Nitrate 0.00 Amonia 0.00 on a Redsea pro kit. So all is going well. Nems eat one meal of raw shrimp per week. The clowns aggression has dropped by 50% since adding the Nems.
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    That looks amazing Devon! Love the Bubble tips. Those in combination with the Rock Nems will be really beautiful.

    I also ordered from Vivid Aquariums in the past. One thing he sent me was a Brain Coral that was supposed to be a small frag. The piece he sent me was huge at least four or five inches long and three inches wide. It is doing amazingly well.

    Your numbers look great. It took me a long time to get there. I finally got a dosing pump and my tank is finally in the zone. This is a fun thread to follow. Something very different from my reef.

    Your pictures look great as well. Can't wait to see the Rock Nems!

    Ricardo, I know you have an incredible selection of corals out there that are really affordable. You need to get that tank going for us East Coasters...
    "You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it." -W.C.Fields

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    This is an awesome tank! Can't wait to see those Nems grow in more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenene View Post
    That looks amazing Devon! Love the Bubble tips. Those in combination with the Rock Nems will be really beautiful.

    I also ordered from Vivid Aquariums in the past. One thing he sent me was a Brain Coral that was supposed to be a small frag. The piece he sent me was huge at least four or five inches long and three inches wide. It is doing amazingly well.

    Your numbers look great. It took me a long time to get there. I finally got a dosing pump and my tank is finally in the zone. This is a fun thread to follow. Something very different from my reef.

    Your pictures look great as well. Can't wait to see the Rock Nems!

    Ricardo, I know you have an incredible selection of corals out there that are really affordable. You need to get that tank going for us East Coasters...
    lol, yeah, I'm working on it. My tank has acquired so much dust though, it's not even funny

    I know I keep droning on about all of the stuff going on that side tracks the tank builds but we are saving up for 2 back to back vacations coming up at the end of October to Vegas for a week and Thanksgiving week to Lake Tahoe. So...a lot of saving going on and nothing going towards the SW tank

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    I feel the same way Ricardo lol. I think i've priced out an upgrade for mine about 3 times now. Have another quote into Reef Savvy but they are still recovering from hurricane so it could be a while. Just got bit by the bug again recently, going to at the very least tear mine down and do a deep clean to try and get the algae and nutrients from neglect under control. Tear out a lot of the old dying/dead corals and get some new sticks. Would be nice to upgrade in the process but it would be at least a few months wait time before I could find and acquire the tank I want. Also going to tackle cable management and hopefully build a nice controller mount/display because when I look at my mess of cables behind the tank and around the Apex it instantly stresses me out.

    So if anyone knows a place where I can get a 24-30" (possibly 36) long tank setup peninsula style that is no more than 20" wide that is rimless and also that can be shipped to me or close enough to be picked up please let me know lol.

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