Micro-Reefs 4.3G

Texas
Volume 4.3 Gallons
Dimensions 10'' x 10'' x 10''
Make Micro-Reefs
Model Cube Series - 4.3 gallon AIO
Timeline

Introduction

My original Pico Tank was a DIY and it shows. When Micro-Reefs listed 10x10x10 AIO tanks for their Black Friday sale, I couldn't pass it up. So the Pico Tank residents will all be transferred here.

Photos

Measurements

Magnesium
420
Calcium
9.0
Alkalinity
Nitrite
Ammonia
8.2
pH
Temperature
2.5
Nitrate
Salinity
0
Copper

Inhabitants

1 Fish

Yellow Watchman Goby Cryptocentrus cinctus

8 Corals

5 Assorted Colored Mushroom Actinodiscus sp.
2 Assorted Colored Mushroom Actinodiscus sp.
Zoanthid Zoanthus sp.

8 Invertebrate

Blue Legged Hermit Crab Clibanarius tricolor
Blue Legged Hermit Crab Clibanarius tricolor
Nassarius Snail Nassarius sp.
Nassarius Snail Nassarius sp.
Red Legged Hermit Crab Clibanarius sp.
Sexy Anemone Shrimp Thor amboinensis
Sexy Anemone Shrimp Thor amboinensis
Sexy Anemone Shrimp Thor amboinensis

1 Plant

Caulerpa Caulerpa sp

Equipment

Aquarium
Micro-Reefs (Cube Series) 4.3 gallon - Acrylic AIO
Heater
Refractometer
Aquarium & Seawater Salinity Refractometer (Agriculture Solutions)
Thermometer
Digital Thermometer

On average you perform a 38.8% water change every 8 days.

0% total water change in August.

Diary Entries View all Diary Entries

The four orange/green zoa heads have released from the mushroom they were attached to and are now "independent."

The two brighter green heads are still attached to the mushroom.
Observation from this morning: The hermits get very animated when we feed frozen mysis to Sunshine (YWG). I was relieved to see that Sunshine wasn't bothered by them scuttling around, and ate as if th
When the hermits started exploring their new home yesterday, G observed that one of the blue legged hermits is actually a red legged hermit. Diversity is good, I suppose.
When I introduced the two new shrimp to SpottyTheOriginal there was a bit of chasing around although not so much that I was concerned.

They seem to have settled down overnight. When I fed
A few of the mushrooms are not on the same page with me regarding placement, although four of them do seem to be content and have remained in place for a couple of weeks now.
Snails are making good progress with the algae; the dwarf ceriths seem especially industrius.

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