Da Reef

Carlsbad, CA
Volume 201 Gallons
Dimensions 54'' x 30'' x 24''
Make Visio
Model Custom 1/2" Glass Eurobrace
Timeline
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Introduction

Tank build completed and water added 5/21/2014. First inhabitants introduced 6/17/2014.

See my personal website for history and a whole lot more about this reef at http://bertsplace.net/da-guys-150-gallon-saltwater-reef/

Photo history is at https://www.flickr.com/photos/wdw1fanatic/sets/72157639856263586/

100% of inhabitants found a new home and tank breakdown began 4/23/2014.

Photos

Measurements

Temperature
pH
284
ORP
Chloramine
Chlorine
TDS
Ammonia
Nitrate
Magnesium
338
Calcium
9
Phosphorus
169
Alkalinity

Inhabitants

6 Fish

Helfrichi Firefish Nemateleotris helfrichi
Red Velvet Fairy Wrasse - Male Cirrhilabrus rubrisquamis
Yellow Eye Kole Tang Ctenochaetus strigosus
Yellowfin Flasher Wrasse - Male Paracheilinus flavianalis

21 Corals

111 Invertebrate

30 Dwarf Cerith Snail Cerithium sp.
10 Dwarf Planaxis Planaxis sulcatus
15 Florida Cerith Snail Cerithium sp.
16 Hermit Crab (Various) Dardanus spp.
10 Nassarius Vibex Snail Nassarius sp.
25 Nerite Snail Nerita sp.
3 Scarlet Hermit Crab Paguristes cadenati
2 West Indian Fuzzy Chiton Acanthopleura granulata

Equipment

Aquarium
Visio Custom 54x30x24 Eurobrace
Stand
Custom Cabinetry
Sump
Custom Acrylic 27"x24"x18"
Reactor
Reef Octopus Bio-Churn 120INT Biopellet Reactor
Thermometer
Control Company Min/Max Traceable Lollipop Digital Thermometer 4371
Substrate
Bulk Reef Supply Fiji Dry Aquarium Live Rock
Bulk Reef Supply Tonga Dry Live Rock (Complex, Shelf, & Single)
Other
3 Blackrockreef SuperStrength Magnet Frag Holder
CyberPower CP825AVRLCD 825VA 450W UPS

On average you perform a 11.2% water change every 7 days.

0% total water change in April.

Diary Entries View all Diary Entries

The day has come.

Found a good home for all inhabitants -- fish, corals, and every last member of the CUC. Aquascape given to LFS. Water is drained; sand is out; Sump is out back drying
Target fed crabby
Oddly, woke up to work light on. Appears left door sensor has gone out of alignment again. Overrode and turned off left light trigger via Apex for now. MP10 also seemed to be out of alignment -- oc
Target Fed Crabby
Performed measurements -- all within range. Performing minor adjustments to auto dosing Ca 15-16ml/day; Alk 60-54ml/day; Mg 64-72/day

Tested RODI system -- all OK as-is. 0 TDS, 0 Chlori
Sad day. Started fine doing tank maintenance and everything looking relatively fine. Fed fish a while ago, but "no blenny" -- which was odd. Finally found him dead, and the CUC has him. Don't beli

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