Summer of 2011 has brought significant changes to my tanks including the Fat Jack LED experiment.
Here’s the latest on all my children…I mean tanks…
Wow! Mark you set ups are awesome… Sorry about you RBTA, yeah they are unpredictable… Are you still moving?
I have a RBTA in my sps tank. The thing does not like my vortech pump. I have a 90 gallon also, but I can only have one vortech and the RBTA is on the other side of the tank.
Great update. The tanks are looking great mark. how was MACNA?
What part of Texas do you live? I’m living in Lubbock, and we recently had 50+ days of over 100 degrees. We finally got two days of rain.
Aron…Austin, TX area. We’ve had nearly 80 days of over 100 degrees and no rain since June or earlier. (I can’t remember the last time it rained)
Jeff…MACNA was a very nice show. You should come next year!
Jacob…the RBTA might be on the other side of the tank as the flow is too much for it closer to the vortech. And, ‘nems have a mind of their own so it might just like the other side of your tank!
Frankie…yep, we’re out of here next year. If you buy our house, I’ll throw in the tank! 🙂
Ha… I’m a Chicagoian till the day I die. I love the cold weather and Snow 🙂
I just lost all my anemone’s all of a sudden this past month mysteriously. Unfortunately they didn’t even wander but might have been some infection somewhat since even my mushrooms started melting away. I lost a RBTA that was 13 years old and 12″ in diameter. 🙁 Oh well it’s a sign that I don’t have enough time to work on my tank as I used to with a 2 year old.
I have a 30 gal oceanic tank. I bought a chiller this year for the tank and it was well worth it. I tried fans and went to T5 lighting. All is well. We to had a hot summer in Pa. Enjoyed your update. Keep up the great work! Hows the dog doing?
2 off topic questions, where do you get all your funny T-Shirts? And are you a skater? You seem to have some nice road rash on your right arm in this video. 😉
Again, gotta say love your site and all you do for the hobby! Keep up the great work!
Mark I noticed on your new nano tank how fast your coraline algae is growing on your back glass, how do you get it growing so fast!!!
I have been getting bits and pieces over my weir and back glass but at a very slow rate over 3-5 months, but certainly a big improvement making my own saltwater (seachem) and buying my own RODI system
thanks for all your great videos
Mark Great update, very big bummer to see and hear the news on Fat Jack, I was looking forward to seeing how the AI Sol did=) Maybe we will get the info in the future on them, and I hope Fat Jack come back to life soon without single celled critters.
Marc, I truly admire your tanks and I as well live here in Texas, in Wichita Falls!! Made weather.com’s #1 with worst summer weather…100 days over 100 degs…rediculous! Well keep up the good work and I look forward to each new episode.
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