Let’s see those Aquariums

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  1. the camaro show

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    so a few of you know I’m a huge fish lover and grow coral and breed fish I have a 90 gal freshwater set up and 29 gal biocube reef. I started the freshwater almost 8 years ago and have gotten into rare fish. I started the reef last year and do a lot of sps corals and am very much into the fragging business. Primary because it’s easy money so I do very high end corals so for example I bought a jf homewrecker for $300 I grow that coral for a year and cut say 5 frags then sell 5 x $300. So anyone else on here got a tank?
     
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    kit_luce To the ones we can save, and those we can't.

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    I’ll take pictures tomorrow, you got a tank?
     
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    kit_luce To the ones we can save, and those we can't.

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    You’ve been raising rare fish and growing coral since you were 10 and you don’t have a single picture to share when you start a thread?
     
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    I have a question about fish - do male Betas really fight to the death if you put them in the same tank?
     
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    No I got pictures but I was going to take updated pictures tomorrow (today)
     
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    Pictures will be coming shortly
     
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    Not if the tank is large enough. I had two in my 55 gallon years ago. They usually just fight till one wears out, not death. They are super tough fish
     
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    How is the filtration on that Biocube? I was into aquariums pretty heavy years ago. Converted my 55gal. to a reef tank for the last two or three years I had it. I built my own filtration using a spill box down to a 10 gallon tank below using volcanic rock, and filter floss for home AC filters. worked great, but looked like hell. No pics left from those days I'm afraid.
     
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    Filtration is pretty good but I have it modded pretty heavy so I can grow acros, i run the biocube skimmer and a Santa Monica drop .6 algae scrubber and I harvest my algae every 2 weeks. I have a sponge prefilter then a tray water flows down through then a poly filter pad then bioballs then into the return chamber with chemi pure blue. Nitrates stay 5-10 which is what I shoot for.
    Filtration on the 90 is a drilled rr tank with corner overflow down to a eshopps wet dry sump with a carbon filter pad through a drip tray down to bioballs and carbon.
     
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    AF408ED4-99CD-4DEC-8729-D652127A028F.jpeg 49ED2E41-ECB5-4595-AE10-FAE124434904.jpeg Here’s some pics
     
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    I kept a small, bordering on micro, reef a number of years back but met my future wife and changed careers. Great hobby but a total time and money sink. You’re a college student, tell me how it is you have enough of either to maintain your setups.
     
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    Well that's disappointing.

    If a guy wanted to start a fight club for fish, what would be some good affordable options for fish that would fight to the death and provide quality entertainment in the process, with opportunities to bet on the fights? Hypothetically speaking, of course
     
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    I used to be heavily into reef tanks, had three in the house at one point, but I stepped out of the hobby around 5 years ago. Life with work and 4 kids is too busy to keep up with a reef too. When I quit I was building a 125, never did get it finished.
     
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    I used to have this one unail moving into the new house and there wasn’t really anywhere to put it BAAA3E49-96F1-4759-8B43-56A97E050A04.jpeg
     
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    It’s very very expensive I probably got 5k in corals alone in the reef in probably 4K in my set up both of my tanks are state of the art. My freshwater set up is pretty up there too the canopy and stand are hand made cherry and were the first one of this design of the guy who made them it was on the showroom floor the combo was 3,000 and I got another 1k in the filtration for it. And those fake coral decorations were in the stores show tanks and my mom begged them to sell us them anywhere from 300-500 a piece. My freshwater set up was the last gift my grandfather bought me as he wasn’t doing well and was dying. He sadly never got to see the tank up and running as he passed away the following month.
     
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    110 gal tall?
     
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    I haven’t been around for a couple years but my aquacultured corals are still around!
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