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11-22-2012, 12:51 AM
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My first reef tank yay!


10 gallon not cube
Kessil A350
Ecotech Vortech MP10ES
Eheim Jager 50W
*Reef Angel Controller* (For Christmas)
Some type of biopellet reactor
$1 Ghetto Protein Skimmer that can


Marco Rocks Key Largo (Seeded with 1lb Live Rock)
What is sand?
ROX Carbon
Will buy biopellets once I get a reactor [Most likely Vertex]

Water Chemistry

Reef Crystals or Aquavitro Salinity(if I'm not lazy to make my own salt mix)
Gonna dose 2 part later (once I see the need)
API Saltwater Master Kit
Red Sea Reef Foundation Kit
Hanna Phosphate Colorimeter
Salifert Nitrate Test


Coral Frenzy - A pinch every night (diluted in water)
Phytofeast - 2 Drops a day
Flake Food - pinch a day
Amino Acids - Soon when I reach ULNS
Microbacter 7 - When I start my Biopellets


Toxic Lava People Eater
No name People Eater
Candy Apple Palythoa
Devil's Armor Zoanthid

Pink Boobies Chalice
O.G. Mummy Eyes Chalice
Lemon Berry Chalice
Cornbred Raspberry Chalice

Christmas Favia
Yellow/Green Plate

ORA Verde Acropora
I forgot what kind of Monti
Pink Pocillopora
ORA Lantana Montipora
Pink Birdsnest
Green Montipora


ORA Gold Maxima Clam
Buncha Hermits
Buncha Turbos
Emerald Crab


Yellow-tail Blue Damsel

11-22-2012, 12:56 AM
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Flash to show coralline growth
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11-22-2012, 12:58 AM
OG Mummy Eyes
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11-22-2012, 01:06 AM
That's cool! Seems like you did your research FIRST lol.

11-22-2012, 01:11 AM
Yeah, researching is somewhat important lol. It's been up for about 2 months already.
Still have a long way to go, especially with the ULNS(Ultra Low Nutrient System)

11-22-2012, 01:12 AM
Hi Noob! Your 10 gallon not cube tank looks great :ssmile:

Goes to 11!
11-22-2012, 01:16 AM
Looks awesome noob! :18: :18: thumbs2:

I must look away . . . I must look away . . I must lo..

11-25-2012, 07:54 AM
Hello guys, I added 5 new frags!
No pics at the moment since the lights are out.
I added

Red Acropora millepora
Highlighter Acropora sp.
Tyree Pink Sand Dollar Montipora sp.
Red Hornet Zoanthid
Wild caught zoanthid that looks similar to My Clementines.

Also, I dosed .4 ml of Vinegar today to start my quest to ULNS

11-25-2012, 09:52 PM
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Wild Caught Zoanthid (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8218410638/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

11-25-2012, 09:53 PM
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Red Hornet! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8217328445/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

Goes to 11!
11-25-2012, 10:29 PM
That tank is getting more Fragtastic all the time Noob. :18: thumbs2:

12-01-2012, 11:38 PM
I started dosing zeovit nano power package on Monday, all my corals are coloring up better than they used to be. So nice!
Water Parameters:

Nitrate 0.2
Alkalinity 10 dKH
Mag 1200-1240
Calcium 400
Phosphate 400-410

I need to find a way to lower my ALK to NSW levels. Anyone know of a good way to lower it? I don't want burnt sps tips!

12-09-2012, 08:07 PM
updated fts:

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12-09-2012, 08:23 PM
just wow for the saltwater tank good show

12-12-2012, 07:24 AM

I got some new corals for my bday!!!!



12-12-2012, 11:13 PM
Nice set up!

What new corals did you get?

12-12-2012, 11:19 PM
That's a pretty sweet tank noob. lol