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Shop Tank Secrets

Postby aquatic innovations on 25 Mar 2011 17:52

Hi Guys

After everyone keeps asking me what am i doing with the shop tank i thought i would post some pics and info up on what exactly i am doing !!!

System: Red Sea Max 250
Lighting: 6 x 39W. 3 X marine blue 3 X Marine White. 12hours Burn with bulb change every 9 months.
Used Circulation: Right Single Pump of 2500lph power head.
Liverock: 22kg
Skimmer: NOT USED
Temp: 28'C
Carbon: NOT USED
ROWA Phos: NOT USED
Auto Top UP: NOT USED

Water Parameters.
NO3:5-10
PO4:0-0.25
KH:8-9DKH
MAG:1300-1350
CA:400-420
SG:1.027

Water additives:
C Balance 2x20ml every 2nd day
All in One 20ml x 1 weekly
Iodine 2drops Daily
2 drops of iron Weekly.
Simply Phyto 250ml Daily.
Pods Added Once Monthly.

Husbandry
Water changes 25lts every 2 weeks
Stir sand every 2 day .
Feed flake, frozen, Pellet 3 times plus per day.

Stocking the pics tell all whats in the tank.

P.s I gave the toadstool a hair cut see the babies in the pic.







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Re: Shop Tank Secrets

Postby aquatic innovations on 25 Mar 2011 17:53

oh ya the tank is up and running 1 year 2 months.
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Re: Shop Tank Secrets

Postby mickdeja on 25 Mar 2011 18:29

Stunning. Love the coraline algae. Even the algae in a marine setup is beautiful. Thanks for sharin.

Mick... :D
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Re: Shop Tank Secrets

Postby Peteemax on 25 Mar 2011 18:52

stunning pictures, have you any full tank shots??
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Re: Shop Tank Secrets

Postby bermo on 26 Mar 2011 00:53

James would love to see a few shots of your sps system I think it's coming on great ;)
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Re: Shop Tank Secrets

Postby robbiesreef on 26 Mar 2011 01:20

looking good james but them pictures do it no justice it looks wat better when you see it for real
hows the front tank coming on?
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