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xximanoobxx
11-22-2012, 12:51 AM
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Full Tank Shot (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8198098003/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

My first reef tank yay!

Equipment

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


Filtration

Marco Rocks Key Largo (Seeded with 1lb Live Rock)
What is sand?
ROX Carbon
GFO
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


Dosing/Food

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



Corals

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


Hammer
Christmas Favia
Dendro
Yellow/Green Plate


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


Inverts

ORA Gold Maxima Clam
Buncha Hermits
Buncha Turbos
Emerald Crab


Fish

Yellow-tail Blue Damsel

xximanoobxx
11-22-2012, 12:56 AM
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IMG_20121118_201356 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8198096787/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8344/8198097369_262cf1bc7d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8198097369/)
IMG_20121118_201328 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8198097369/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8068/8198097809_d8dd50f270_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8198097809/)
IMG_20121118_201318 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8198097809/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

Flash to show coralline growth
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IMG_20121118_201249 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8199190986/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

xximanoobxx
11-22-2012, 12:58 AM
OG Mummy Eyes
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IMG_20121118_201417 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8199191140/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

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IMG_20121118_201852 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8199108672/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

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IMG_20121118_201809 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8199109022/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8057/8199109208_2d5d9bb948_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8199109208/)
IMG_20121118_201721 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8199109208/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

Northerly
11-22-2012, 01:06 AM
That's cool! Seems like you did your research FIRST lol.

xximanoobxx
11-22-2012, 01:11 AM
Thanks!
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)

mommy1
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..

xximanoobxx
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

xximanoobxx
11-25-2012, 09:52 PM
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Highlighter Acro (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8217326723/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8204/8217327323_34b3f875cf_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8217327323/)
Red Milli (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8217327323/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8198/8218409950_360c1470ec_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8218409950/)
Tyree Pink Sand Dollar (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8218409950/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8208/8218410638_40ab676dcf_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8218410638/)
Wild Caught Zoanthid (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8218410638/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

xximanoobxx
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:

xximanoobxx
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!

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

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IMG_1841 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/19055710@N05/8256590996/) by Solanzo (http://www.flickr.com/people/19055710@N05/), on Flickr

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

xximanoobxx
12-12-2012, 07:24 AM
Thanks!

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

preview:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8344/8265544791_c6a23f7668_z.jpg

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

What new corals did you get?

jeffs99dime
12-12-2012, 11:19 PM
That's a pretty sweet tank noob. lol