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I bet your SPS won't grow this fast! [video]

By Shane Graber - Posted Feb 14, 2014 10:00 AM
An intrepid reef aquarist wanted some larger heads of coral in his tank, so he 3D printed two large SPS models for his display. Watch the time-lapse print after the jump.
I bet your SPS won't grow this fast! [video]

3D printed SPS!

smartwater101 over at ReefCentral decided to use his Flashforge 3D printer to augment his 90 gallon reef aquarium build and in my opinion ended up with two rather nice heads of 3D printed SPS corals. While they certainly don't exceed the more expensive cast models that are available for purchase, the results turned out pretty awesome and it's a cool application of 3D printing technology in our hobby.

Via Reddit

Author: Shane Graber
Location: Indiana

Shane has kept saltwater tanks for the last 12 years, is a research scientist, lives in northern Indiana, and is a proud Advanced Aquarist staffer.


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