170 Gallon Reef

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Measurements

1
Nitrate
pH
Salinity
Phosphate
5.9
Alkalinity
420
Calcium
Magnesium
Iodine
398
Potassium
Ammonia
Nitrite

Inhabitants

17 Fish

Blue Hippo Tang Paracanthurus hepatus
2 DaVinci Clownfish Amphiprion ocellaris
Diamond Watchman Goby Valenciennea puellaris
Firefish Goby Nemateleotris Magnifica
Foxface rabbitfish Siganus vulpinus
Green Mandarin Synchiropus splendidus
Naso Tang Naso lituratus
2 Ocellaris Clownfish Amphiprion ocellaris
Ornate Leopard Wrasse Macropharyngodon ornatus
Sailfin Tang Zebrasoma veliferum
Starry Blenny Salarias ramosus
Yellow Candy Hogfish Bodianus bimaculatus
Yellow Tang Zebrasoma flavescens
Yellow Watchman Goby Cryptocentrus cinctus
Yellowhead Jawfish Opistognathus aurifrons

65 Corals

Bali Green Slimer Acropora yongei
Black w/ Green Tips Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens
Blue Branching Hammer Euphyllia parancora
Blue Candy Cane Coral Caulastrea furcata
Blue Edges Acan Brain Coral Acanthastrea echinata
Blue and Purple Acan Coral Acanthastrea echinata
Bluecrush Tort Coral Acropora tortuosa
Bubblegum Digitata Montipora digitata
Button Polyp Protopalythoa sp.
Duncan Polyp Duncanopsammia axifuga
Fox Flame Acro sp sp
Galaxy Zoanthid Palythoa sp var
Green Birdsnest Coral Seriatopora hystrix
Green Branching Hammer Euphyllia parancora
Green Bubble Coral Plerogyra sinuosa
Green Candy Cane Coral Caulastrea furcata
Green Hairy Mushroom Rhodactis indosinensis
Green Hydnophora Coral sp sp
Green Star Polyp Clavularia viridis
Green Toadstool Leather Sarcophyton sp
Green and Red Maze Brain Coral Platygyra sp
Green ricordea ricordea florida
Jeti Mind Trick Montipora Montipora confusa
Miyagi Tort Coral Acropora tortuosa
Neon Green Cabbage Leather Sinularia brassica
No Name Acropora Acropora Aculeus
No Namer Zoanthid Palythoa sp var
No Namer Zoanthid Palythoa sp var
Orange Acan Brain Coral Acanthastrea echinata
Orange Chalice Coral Echinophyllia aspera
Orange Clove Polyp Clavularia sp.
Orange Torch Euphyllia glabrescens
Pink Birdsnest Coral Seriatopora hystrix
Pink and Gold Wall Hammer Euphyllia parancora
Pulsating Xenia Xenia elongata
Purple Millepora Acropora millepora
Rainbow Echinata Acropora echinata
Red Montipora confusa Montipora confusa
Reverse Mandarins Zoa Zoanthus sp var
Spitfire Leptastrea Leptastrea sp.
Supreme Chaos Zoanthid Palythoa sp var
Swamp Donkey Montipora Montipora confusa
Tooth Coral Tooth Coral
Tubbs Purple Polyp Birdsnest Seriatopora hystrix
White Bubble Coral Plerogyra sinuosa
Yellow Octospawn Euphyllia divisa
Yellow Sun Coral Tubastrea sp.

63 Invertebrate

6 Babylon Snail Babylonia zeylanica
10 Banded Trochus Snail Trochus sp.
7 Blue Legged Hermit Crab Clibanarius tricolor
Blue Tuxedo Urchin Mespilia globulus
Brittle Sea Star Ophiomastix annulosa
8 Cerith Snail Cerithium sp.
4 Emerald Crab Mithraculus sculptus
Fighting Conch Strombus spp.
Green Bulb Anemone Entacmaea quadricolor
Halloween Urchin Tripneustes gratilla
5 Mexican Turbo Snail Turbo fluctuosa
3 Nassarius Snail Nassarius sp.
6 Peppermint Shrimp Lysmata wurdemanni complex
Rainbow Rose Bubble Tip Anemone Entacmaea quadricolor
Red Line Cleaner Shrimp Lysmata amboinensis
Red Tree Sponge Ptilocaulis sp.
Sand Sifting Sea Star Astropecten polycanthus
Scarlet Reef Hermit Crab Paguristes cadenati
Short Spine Urchin Echinometra sp
Tiger Pistol Shrimp Alpheus bellulus
Yellow Tree Sponge Ptilocaulis sp.

Equipment

Lighting
ATI Blue Plus
ATI Coral Plus
T5 HO 54W 10000K Bulb
T5 HO 54W Actinic 420
Skimmer
Powerhead
2 Grech DC Wave Pump 2100 GPH
Refugium
Bayco 150-Watt Incandescent Portable Work Light
Refractometer
Salinity Refractometer
Probe
Hanna PH Checker
Media
2 NPT Connector for 3/4? Loc-Line Modular Hose
2 Red Coralline - AquaStik Epoxy Putty
Food
Garlic Power Garlic Supplement 30 mL - Brightwell Aquatics
Purple Seaweed Leaf
Additive
Bulk Reef Supply Bulk Magnesium Chloride
Bulk Reef Supply Soda Ash
Salt
HW Marinemix Reefer Salt
HW-Marinemix Reefer Salt
Medication
RODIMedia
Bulk Reef Supply 1 Micron Sediment Filter
Bulk Reef Supply DI Resin
Parts
3 1/2" White Mur-lok Polyethylene RO Tubing
60 1/4" Blue Mur-lok Polyethylene RO Tubing
3 1/4" Clear Acrylic Tube -16" Long
10' Extension Hose
2 1in Slip Low Profile Strainer - Lifegard
3 Mr. Chili Mixing Jug - Clear 1 Gallon Jug
Other
Bottle BRS Extra Thick Gel Super Glue
Insta-set Super Glue Accelerator - Bob Smith Industries
Maxi-Cure Extra thick Cyanoacrylate
Skimz Frag Rack

On average you perform a 17.3% water change every 23 days.

0% total water change in July.

Diary Entries View all Diary Entries

Tank update time so the last few weeks I have been cleaning all my pumps, wave pumps and skimmers. Some of them had a large build up on the propellers. I also received a replacement Vectro L1 because
Friday I added the Chemi Clean to try and kill the cyanobacteria and after a 2 day wait I would say 95% of it was dead but I went ahead and added the remaining amount that would have dosed 100 gallons
This week end will be the 2 week mark and no return signs of the bryopsis. However the refugium has started to get cyanobacteria so I ordered some Chemi Clean and will dose it Friday once it arrives.
After the one week wait no byropsis was coming back but I went ahead and added another 20 pills on Aug 19th and will waited 2 more weeks. I also replaced the culerpa in the refugium since most had die
After 2 weeks the fluconazole had kill 85% of the bryopsis. I went ahead and ordered more pills to dose again. This time I added 20 pills and turned off the skimmer for 2 days and the media reactor re
So I followed the instructions of the Polyp Lab Medic and dosed one full bottle over the span of 20 days. After the 20 days I did a water change and turned back on the media reactor. Now to my need pr

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