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Wow that's a great setup working on doing the same with the 10gallon. Did I miss it somewhere, But where are you getting your rics and rock anemones from? Also how are you making your little cup holders I see in your pictures. I need a few. Lol sorry one more question. You are putting the marinepure balls in the main chamber, under the pump or where?

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I got my stuff from several sellers on eBay: aquarium_art, boomcoral, and lareef. The cups holders are just condiment cups with suction cups attached with superglue : ) Great for baby yumas and anything that needs a little substrate to attach. The marinepure balls are in the middle chamber. There's nothing in the pump chamber other than the pump and heater.

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Cool I will be making those cups. I have a couple of small mushroom that need something to hold them for now. Ordering Marinepure this weekend then thanks. After I will hitting Cuttlefish on Friday for my rics/shroom hunt.

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Thanks, Cuttle Fish and Corals, for some awesome new corals! Stopped by to kill some time before meeting up with my friends for H&H and couldn't resist.

 

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The little piggy started eating right out of the bag!

 

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Running out of space; need to figure out where I'm gonna put the blood red maxi anemone that's arriving today.

 

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Plenty of pods for my mandarin!

 

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Beautiful shots and video man. I feel I've said this multiple times but you have an amazing softy tank. Really proves you don't need all the sps to make nice tank.

 

If you ever need to get rid of some Ricordeas shoot me a dm I would love to grab some off of you.

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I agree. Your tank is superior to many I have encountered. I would frame that last picture you posted in my living room. :P

 

Funny question...what does the tank look like with the white LED's on. I saw the reflection of the light in the overhead shot and it made me wonder. Do a lot of the corals look like the color they fluoresce?

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Thanks, guys!

 

The first three photos of the dendro were taken with the whites on at 50%. The corals still are very colorful (as you can kinda tell from the background) but they don't pop like they do under bluer light.

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Huh. I didn't notice that those were taken with white light. It would just provide a different perspective.

 

One thing I love is fluorescence and your tank has tons of it. My research group at college studies fluorescent proteins and how they "work." After looking at this thread yesterday, I decided to do a search on fluorescent proteins isolated from corals and anemones. In reality, there are a handful that have been characterized and isolated. Every time I see coral fluoresce, I know there are new proteins to be discovered and your tank is full of them. Haha. Every color you see is likely a different protein.

 

P.s. I showed my advisor your videos and he couldn't believe that people have aquariums like yours.

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I got my stuff from several sellers on eBay: aquarium_art, boomcoral, and lareef. The cups holders are just condiment cups with suction cups attached with superglue : ) Great for baby yumas and anything that needs a little substrate to attach. The marinepure balls are in the middle chamber. There's nothing in the pump chamber other than the pump and heater.

can show us a better pic of your cup holder thingys

 

 

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can show us a better pic of your cup holder thingys

 

 

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You know the little ramikin cups you get dipping sauce at in restaurants? They are literally those plastic cups and a suction cup glued to it. The are sweet and dont even look super tacky

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Huh. I didn't notice that those were taken with white light. It would just provide a different perspective.

 

One thing I love is fluorescence and your tank has tons of it. My research group at college studies fluorescent proteins and how they "work." After looking at this thread yesterday, I decided to do a search on fluorescent proteins isolated from corals and anemones. In reality, there are a handful that have been characterized and isolated. Every time I see coral fluoresce, I know there are new proteins to be discovered and your tank is full of them. Haha. Every color you see is likely a different protein.

 

P.s. I showed my advisor your videos and he couldn't believe that people have aquariums like yours.

That's so cool! I noticed that they glow differently under different spectrum; they all glow under deep blue actinic or blue (have no idea what that is in nm) but only a few glow under UV; the ones that do glow under uv are insane looking; of all the rics in the tank, only two of them glow under uv. I may be able to donate some tissue samples for science :) Edited by nanoreefer

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Dang Hieu your tank looks amazing! When I set up my new tank I want to turn my fusion into a softy tank if I don't sell it!

 

 

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Yep! I got the IM lagoon 25. I'm moving into an apartment next fall and can have a little bigger tank so I got one :)

 

 

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