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Name: Joseph Conti
Date registered: March 2, 2009

Latest posts

  1. Moved, Downsizing the 120 to a 57 Rimless. — April 18, 2012
  2. Hanna Calcium Checker Review — September 14, 2011
  3. QuietOne 3000 Pump not Reliable — April 11, 2011
  4. Tank Redesign in Progress — June 29, 2010
  5. RBTA Healed from Powerhead Incident — February 11, 2010

Most commented posts

  1. Cooling Fans for Aquarium Canopy – DIY — 6 comments
  2. Kole Yellow Eye Tang (Ctenochaetus strigosus) — 3 comments
  3. Bye Henry — 3 comments
  4. Potential Addition: Blue Jaw Trigger — 3 comments
  5. QuietOne 3000 Pump not Reliable — 2 comments

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Oct 05

New Rose Bubble Tip Anemone (RBTA)

Picked up an RBTA at the LFS today. It is the first anemone I’ve ever owned so let’s see how it goes! The goal will be to see if our pair of Pink Skunk Clownfish use it as their host.

Sep 16

Male Blue Jaw Trigger (Xanthichthys auromarginatus)

Currently in the Quarantine Tank! We just got a new Blue Jaw triggerfish from Marinescape this past friday Sept 11, 2009. Will post more pics when he’s in the display tank.

Aug 06

Bye Henry

After a long extensive battle through Ich. Our favourite fish went to his ocean in the sky. Henry, our Kole Tang baddled ICH on and off for about a month. You can see his two pages here: Kole Tang Update Kole Yellow Eye Tang (Ctenochaetus strigosus)

Jun 22

Aussie Acan Added Today!

Just found a great Acan coral at This coral typically grows very flat but I found one that is in a nice ball shape! From input I’ve gathered on ReefCentral so far it seems to be a rare find! I purchased it mostly because of it’s bright Red colour. It opened up right away …

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Jun 10

Kole Tang Update

It’s been a while since we have posted updates on our Kole Tang! I am happy to say he is loving life. Eats like a machine, loves all of the algae on the glass and has his own unique personality. Without a doubt my personal favourite in the tank! Here are some updated pictures:

Jun 10

Bye Bye Royal Gramma

Over the last Month, the agression of our Royal Gramma has elevated to the point of no return. After experiencing World War III first hand last night in the Tank I had to devise a plan to remove the Gramma. Removing this fish was going to be the next battle… Over the period of a …

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May 22

Clown Goby, Yellow (Gobiodon okinawae)

Just added yesterday May 21, 2009 is a Yellow Clown Goby. This fish is about a half inch long but is very cute and active in the tank so far. Hopefully he’ll stay away from the pumps and overflows while he grows his extra half inch! More Information: The Yellow Clown Goby is a cheerful …

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Apr 27

Pink Skunks (Amphiprion perideraion)

These two were added the same day as the Frogspawn! They were so shy that they went into hiding for almost a week. Nearly impossible to get a good shot. The Pink Skunk fish were one of the only other semi-compatible clownfish that could be put in with the Ocellaris pair. IMHO if you are …

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Apr 14

Frogspawn Coral (Euphyllia paradivisa) Added April 9 2009

Hey everyone. Yet another coral has been added to the tank! This time it’s a Frogspawn (Euphyllia paradivisa) which was purchased from Marinescape on April 9th. This is an awesome LPS coral that fully opened the same day it was put in. One of the main tank characteristics for housing this coral is that it …

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Apr 06

Cooling Fans for Aquarium Canopy – DIY

The Scenario I’m sure many people out there have experienced the very same issue I have when they finish making their own Halide Canopy… HEAT! When running my aquarium under 4 compact fluorescents, the water temperature was always between 76-78 F. They fist day I completed the halide canopy¬† the temperature sky rocketed to 83 …

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