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60g Mixed Reef + Seahorse Display Refugium

Afonso

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Having this tank running for 6 weeks now I thought it's probably time to make a tread on here to log the development of this tank

Tank:

24" cube 10mm glass with corner weir

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Sump:

24" diy glass/acrylic 6 stages

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Stand:

Diy steel frame 50mm box channel

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Equipment:

Light - ATI sunpower 6 bulbs plus led for moonlight

Circulation - 2 jebao 4000l with twin controller

Stc 1000

I'll edit this later can't be asked right now

Current Parameters:

PH 8.0
NO2 0.05
NO3 0.5
PO4 0.02
Mg 1680
Ca 440
Kh 9

Stable from week [emoji121]️


Might as well leave a few vid of how the tank is doing now





Thanks for looking, any suggestions will be appreciate [emoji16][emoji106]








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steve861uk

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Looking good - all nice and clean for now (will soon change as it matures :)).

Can't see vids until I get home (something to look forward too).....work has a restriction on what we can/can't see (censorship!) :mad:
 

Afonso

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Looking good - all nice and clean for now (will soon change as it matures :)).

Can't see vids until I get home (something to look forward too).....work has a restriction on what we can/can't see (censorship!) :mad:

For now lol, red coroline is already taking over the tank lol




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Afonso

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The frogspawn looks more happy today, only introduced yesterday

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enough of coral let's see some plants the fuge has gone crazy this last few days. Still my favourite bit in the tank. Might have to look [emoji102] for some clippers this weekend.

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Afonso

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Do you have any worries about the Caleurpa going asexual ??

Nooooo, I've been using caleurpa for a few years with no problems to be honest might be a lot of mixed reviews on this algae myself I've never seen a tank crash by using this algae and I've read that the die off of algaes in your tank can be a good thing. For now is going to stay, my main test kit is my eyes [emoji102] if I see things changing then I'll have to rethink but for now am happy whith what I see lol


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Afonso

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Nothing new here tank getting der slow and steady also started a frag rack aiming at frag swap once the settled


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Nothing new here tank getting der slow and steady also started a frag rack aiming at frag swap once the settled


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Is looking awesome [emoji3] and I like the idea of a frag rack, maybe to grow some Zoa [emoji848]

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Afonso

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Is looking awesome [emoji3] and I like the idea of a frag rack, maybe to grow some Zoa [emoji848]

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Thanks bud, the rock work is getting darker now which is good as I hate the look of new rock. I wish I've bought utter caos twice now and they keep running away only reverse space monsters seem to do well maybe because I don't like the as much : ironically

I've seen your update it's cool to see the nem and clown together need to have a go at a nem sometime but the fact they go rogue every now and den scares me lol


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Afonso

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Sunday night readings

Ph 8,0
No2 <0,01
No3 0,5
Po4 <0,02
Mg 1680
Ca 480
Salinity 1,025


Nitrite and nitrates a bit to low for my own taste got to find a way to bring it up a tad



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Afonso

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Trimming day

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Red dragons growing hopefully i'll have my sump on fire [emoji91] in the next 8 months


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A bit of a sump update

I've moved all the caleurpa into a second fuge so now only dragons can grow

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