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Old 02/24/2013, 02:58 AM   #1
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I like CHALICES, BIG and ROUND

I am addicted to sps but can't resist chalices although most of mine are old school.























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Old 02/24/2013, 02:58 AM   #2
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Old 02/24/2013, 02:59 AM   #3
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And maybe just a little bit more pics:

























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Old 02/24/2013, 06:14 AM   #4
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I to love chalices, only thing is I for I'd to pay the outrages prices they want for them . So until then I will keep my bubble gum/ purple neon green one. Nice pics


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Old 02/24/2013, 08:36 AM   #5
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What'd you take the pics with? Nice collection, what else is in your tank?


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Old 02/24/2013, 08:47 AM   #6
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Thanks for sharing. From the 2nd to last picture, will they try to overgrow each other?


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Old 02/24/2013, 11:12 AM   #7
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Thanks for sharing. From the 2nd to last picture, will they try to overgrow each other?
Gonna find out, pretty soon


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Old 02/24/2013, 06:11 PM   #8
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What'd you take the pics with? Nice collection, what else is in your tank?
I took the pictures with a sony nex 7 camera and the kit lens that comes with it, 18-55 mm (its not a macro). thank you for the kind words. You can see some of my other corals:
http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh....php?t=2266500


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Old 02/24/2013, 09:31 PM   #9
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Awesome. love all the watermelon chalices


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Old 02/24/2013, 11:33 PM   #10
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Thats an amazing collection!
What is on the rock underneath some of the chalices? It almost looks like a flexible surface that you put over the live rock



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Old 02/25/2013, 12:38 AM   #11
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That is reef putty, specifically,D-D AquaScape Aquarium Epoxy. I put it over the rock but not into the rock. It serves as a growing surface for the chalice and that way I can theoretically remove the chalice (with the putty/epoxy base) or move it any time I want. Problem is the chalices grow beyond that point and encrust onto/into the rock and then become immovable. I thought if ever I wanted to frag the chalices, I could. But so far I like them growing bigger and bigger and have no plans to frag any of them.


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Old 03/01/2013, 08:53 AM   #12
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Nice! FTS?


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Old 03/01/2013, 09:30 AM   #13
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I would like to see the placement on your rocks in perspective to get an idea of where i would liek to place all of mine.. Great collection!!!


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Old 03/01/2013, 09:57 AM   #14
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Here is my chalice happy pic now it has over 120 eyes

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Old 03/01/2013, 11:31 AM   #15
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I would like to see the placement on your rocks in perspective to get an idea of where i would liek to place all of mine.. Great collection!!!
Ditto!


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Old 03/04/2013, 12:32 AM   #16
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i love that first wm


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Old 03/05/2013, 08:12 PM   #17
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I would like to see the placement on your rocks in perspective to get an idea of where i would liek to place all of mine.. Great collection!!!

Hopefully, this gives you an idea where my chalices are (lower one third basically










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Old 03/05/2013, 08:27 PM   #18
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The first pic is a really nice looking piece.


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Old 03/05/2013, 09:05 PM   #19
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Nice chalice collection! What kind of lights are you running?


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Old 03/05/2013, 11:09 PM   #20
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Nice chalice collection! What kind of lights are you running?
Hey, thanks. Metal halides 3x250 watts 20 k and 2 x t5 80 watt actinics


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Old 03/05/2013, 11:11 PM   #21
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The first pic is a really nice looking piece.
That was sold to me as the original tyree watermelon. It's only about an inch in diameter


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Old 05/20/2013, 12:15 AM   #22
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A couple more pictures


Chalice garden of sorts (left side)




Centerpiece (pink boobies)




Chalice garden of sorts (right side)




And my favorite no namer




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Old 05/20/2013, 09:43 AM   #23
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great collection and beautiful tank!


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Old 05/20/2013, 10:58 AM   #24
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How much for a piece of that no namer?


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Old 05/20/2013, 12:44 PM   #25
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great collection and beautiful tank!
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How much for a piece of that no namer?
LOL, I am not fragging it, I like chalices big and round


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