Bill's First Reef

Lexington, Ky
Volume 250 Liters
Dimensions 36'' x 16'' x 21''
Make Red Sea
Model Max 250
Timeline

Measurements

Magnesium
10
Nitrate
8.0
pH
7.4
Alkalinity
517
Calcium
Salinity
Phosphate
Nitrite
Ammonia

Inhabitants

5 Fish

Kaudern's Cardinal Pterapogon kauderni
Six Line Wrasse Pseudocheilinus hexataenia

2 Corals

Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens

31 Invertebrate

12 Hermit Crab Dardanus spp.
4 Margarita Snail Margarites pupillus
3 Nassarius Snail Nassarius sp.
Sea Hare Aplysia sp.
Tiger Pistol Shrimp Alpheus bellulus

Equipment

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Ordered a 240 Gallon 96 x 24 x 24 tank from Reef Savvy.Big backlog but I think will be worth the wait. Support system will be built in the garage. The plan is to use a 150 gallon stock tank as the mai
tank failure last night. Front left glass cracks top to bottom. It's only a flesh wound! Recovery plans are underway.
Algae is virtually gone. Sea hare is like a harvester. Took out about 4 sq. ft. of algae in 4days!
Added CUC pkg from Reefs2go.
Rewired hood today. All is now good.
The temperature of the tank dropped to 78.4 this morning with the 1200 LPH pump off all night. It seems to be a major source of heat. My first attempt at controlling this is to get the refugium back o

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