Talked my mom into a tank!

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Talked my mom into a tank!

Post by Srkoe » Tue May 10, 2011 1:11 am

Took my mom to a LFS and she decided she MUST have a reef tank...yay!!!! She bought a 28 gallon nano cube. We've (me) have been working on it since Saturday. I must say I'm quite proud of my rock work! The pic does no justice, the LR we got is covered in Coralline! She ended up with about 323436567 tiny starfish and a Mojano Anemone hitchhiker...I've been feeding the Mojano...but I know I'll have to kill it soon :(. Planned stocking is some sort of clown with host anemone, yellow watchman/pistol shrimp combo, pom pom crab and of course hermits and snails...she want a small starfish...we shall see. Anyways, here it is, day three!
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Re: Talked my mom into a tank!

Post by Pufferpunk » Tue May 10, 2011 1:33 am

You counted all those starfish??? :P

You'll have to wait about a year before getting an anemone for that tank. The clowns can be hosted by other corals. Mine are hosted by a large leather.
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Re: Talked my mom into a tank!

Post by Srkoe » Tue May 10, 2011 2:05 am

Really? A year? Thanks! Should we start plucking out the little starfish?

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Re: Talked my mom into a tank!

Post by Pufferpunk » Tue May 10, 2011 2:09 am

Nope, they make good cleaners.
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Re: Talked my mom into a tank!

Post by xrayjeeper83 » Tue May 10, 2011 2:14 am

cant wait to do that

looks great
RTR wrote:Fahakas do not have tank mates, they may have swimming food reserves.

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Re: Talked my mom into a tank!

Post by xrayjeeper83 » Tue May 10, 2011 2:14 am

oh how much LR is in there?
RTR wrote:Fahakas do not have tank mates, they may have swimming food reserves.

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Re: Talked my mom into a tank!

Post by toffeecake » Tue May 10, 2011 2:50 am

*gape*

Reef in a cube... I am insanely jealous :D looks awesome

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Re: Talked my mom into a tank!

Post by Srkoe » Tue May 10, 2011 2:58 am

It has 30lbs of LR. I want one more small piece, but I'm holding out to find a perfect arched piece. I'm jealous too...wish it was in my house...looks much better than my tank! I get to play with it though! I'm sure it will end up being "mine" it just gets to live at my Mom's house...which means she gets to clean it! Lol!!!

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Re: Talked my mom into a tank!

Post by J-P » Tue May 10, 2011 3:14 am

check out marcorocks.com

you can add his dry rock to complete the scape and it will eventually become live rock :D

The tank is looking really good btw!
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Re: Talked my mom into a tank!

Post by FADE2BLACK_1973 » Tue May 10, 2011 3:12 pm

Looks good so far. I will agree with PP about waiting so long for a host anemone. They alot more sensitive to water conditions and need strong lighting compare to pest anemones.
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Re: Talked my mom into a tank!

Post by blackghostknife » Thu Jan 19, 2012 10:40 am

how long did it take you lol? It took me a while to get my mom to let me have a 55
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