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Age 4 years, 6 months
Started June 3, 2013
Official Volume 125 Gallons
Actual Volume 145 Gallons
Make Aqueon
Model 12350
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sambo42 ‐ Gorgeous! I love the wide and shallow(isn) look?.
onlytono ‐ I agree - wide tanks provides a really nice visual impact. Especially for kicking back and just watching from a distance.
mangups ‐ Beautiful Setup !!
youngatheart ‐ Nice Tanks(s). I like the setup.

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Lighting

Current Lighting Program for the 2, Maxspect 160s

New Lighting program - 11-17-15
New DIY Light diffusers where also installed. This is the is the reason for the large increase in light intensity settings and the longer peak hours.

Time - Blue : White
06:30 - 00 : 05 (Apex turns on the power)
07:00 - 01 : 05
08:30 - 50 : 85
11:30 - 75: 95 - Peak
15:30 - 75 : 95 - Peak
18:00 - 50 : 85
19:00 - 00 : 05
21:30 - Apex Cuts power


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OLD - 4-19-15
Before Defuser

Time - Blue : White
06:00 - 00 : 01 (Apex turns on the power)
07:30 - 01 : 01
08:30 - 50 : 65
11:30 - 65: 75 - Peak
15:30 - 55 : 75
18:30 - 40 : 60
19:00 - 00 : 01
21:20 - Apex Cuts power
Yellow Candy Hogfish Thumbnail
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  • Yellow Candy Hogfish / Bodianus bimaculatus

Equipment See more

Aquarium
Stand
Custom Steel Stand
Sump
Custom 12.5 Gal Acrylic Sump
Custom 12.5 gallon Acrylic Sump
Custom 26 Gal Acrylic Sump
Controller
Accessory

Supplies See more

Media
Calcium Concentrate 500 ml
Additive
Continium Magnesium 600 g

Measurements View all Measurements

Phosphate
15
Nitrate
Temperature
pH
677
ORP
Alkalinity
350
Calcium
Magnesium
Salinity
TDS
Ammonia
Nitrite
Daily rate of depletion
Magnesium - 2.8 - 3.6ppm per day (Revised 3/16)
Calcium - 5-10ppm per day
Alkalinity - 0.13-0.14 meqL per day (need to check this number, I may not have done my math right)
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  • Purple Firefish / Nemateleotris decora

Feeding See more

Harlequin Shrimp Was feed his starfish · Fed Harlequin Shrimp Was feed his starfish · 15mL Two little fishes ReefSnow · 20mL Two little fishes ReefSnow · starfish to the Harlequin · 3/4 tbsn Reef-Roids

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6 Fish

Blue Sapphire Damselfish Chrysiptera springeri
2 Blue/Green Reef Chromis Chromis viridis
Bluehead Fairy Wrasse Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura
Kole Yellow Eye Tang Ctenochaetus strigosus
Purple Firefish Nemateleotris decora

2 Invertebrate

Fighting Conch Strombus spp.
Tiger Pistol Shrimp Alpheus bellulus

On average you perform a 5.7% water change every 14 days.

0% total water change in December.

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BioPellets


The pellets had reduced down by around 150ml. I replenished the reactor with +/-150ml of fresh pellets.

Pellets depleted much faster than in than past and began

BioPellets

The pellets had reduced down by around 210ml. I replenished the reactor with +/-110ml of fresh pellets.

I noticed some color variation in the pellets from the reactor.

BioPellets

The pellets had reduced down by around 200ml. I replenished the reactor with 100ml of fresh pellets.

Total dose is now approx. 300mL

New Refugium - Sandbed


installed a 4-5" deep sandbed in the new refugium. I used most of the old sand form the old smaller refugium after rinsing it, and about 25lbs of new sand

New Refugium


After removing the twin sumps, I installed the new 20gallon refugium. This increase total water volume by at least an addtioan 10 gallons over the old configuration and cre

Auto Dosing

Increased both ALK and CAL auto dosing amounts today.

ALK increase to 6g per day (+.25)
CAL increased to 5g per day (+1g)