37 gallon build (697 day update)

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  1. Fresh2Salt

    Fresh2Salt Feather Duster

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    Here's a few pics

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    I need a better camera this Canon power shot is not cutting the mustard
     
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  3. Fresh2Salt

    Fresh2Salt Feather Duster

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    new clowns and coral

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    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Clowns look great, good luck with the coral.

    As for your camera you will need to experiment with settings to get good pics. Use your macro setting, use the greatest picture size, and get something to help you keep the camera steady. Clean the glass inside and out and lens before taking pictures. Turn off flow so the camera doesn't have something to focus on other than your intended target. Shoot straight on to the target. The camera can not focus well if you aim at an angle through the glass.
     
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    Thanks for the tips ... I do use the macro setting but I will try your other suggestions :)
     
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    I forgot to add take the pic as close to the glass as possible. Good luck. It took my several hundred shots before I got pics that I felt were presentable let alone good.
     
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    Fresh2Salt Feather Duster

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    Turns out it wasn't coralline algae at all but the early stages of Cyanobacteria....Now this stuff is spreading like wildfire how would you get rid of it??
     
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    Fresh2Salt Feather Duster

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    Anyone have any ideas with the red slime that will not go away???? I have tried black out periods of 2 weeks and it still comes back when lights are turned on
     
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    What is your flow rate and nitrate and phosphate levels?
     
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    697 day update!!!

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    I need new bulbs for sure for my Aquaticlife 30" t5 4 bulb... I have one ocellaris clownfish thats have been in the tank from the beginning and i just bought 1 other one because the other got sick... and now i just bought a Condylactis Anemone and i want the best bulbs and suggestions would be greatly appreciated for my set up
     
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    good luck with the condy. mine ate my yellow goby :( and they need good light. get a reefbreeders.com value led.