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PC rainbow with a killer asd rainbow backdrop. Once the asd grows out I think it'll start to show more orange. A small encrustment from where it was moved is showing orange now
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A promising millepora frag from tongs
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Another couple from tongs
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Pink floyd thinking about shooting up
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Hugo's rainbow picking up pace. Looks ready to outcompete some bryopsis
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I like the photography of the corals. The color is amazing.

What made you switch back to the LED from that awesome Geissemann fixture? I see a lot of reefers going to the G5.
 
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Beautiful scape—very open, good flow, nice shelves! Almighty smite
Thanks bud!
Beautiful tank. Motivation to setup my 100g Mode.
Do it!
I like the photography of the corals. The color is amazing.

What made you switch back to the LED from that awesome Geissemann fixture? I see a lot of reefers going to the G5.
Thanks, I need to get out my DSLR but then pro mode on my edge does pretty damn well and is what all my recent pictures were taken with.

I loved that geisemann fixture. My issue and reason for swapping? My tanks huge in my living room, tall to boot. That spectra is beautiful but a beast itself and made my system appear even larger. Also on a 24" front to back tank it was extremely difficult to view my tank top down. The fixture took up most of the footprint and made it difficult to work in. Lastly was heat, it was manageable but my fans were loud as hell and my ac was running 24/7. That wall the tanks on has no insulation and it gets afternoon to evening sun, throw metal halides on top of that and it was brutal.

That being said I love the g5s. I'd like to see the pro versions in person sometime. Coming from MH the blues are just that. It's hard to beat the crips and natural look of even a 20k MH lamp. I will say some of my corals have responded extremely well to the switch, not sure if it's the more stable temp throughout the day (<1F) or the lighting itself but my growth and color is doing very well right now.
 
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Your corals look AMAZING!!! Gonna have to get some frags from you when those grow out a little and my tank is ready.
 

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Wow that coloring is beautiful!


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Your corals look AMAZING!!! Gonna have to get some frags from you when those grow out a little and my tank is ready.

Thanks guys! Tanks really plugging along. I'll be breaking down soon but the majority of my nice/high end pieces will be transfering to the smaller system. Hopefully I'll be able to maintain that color just as well there.
 

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