Salty Fun in a Box

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Volume 150 Gallons
Dimensions 72'' x 18'' x 28''
Make Marineland
Model 150G - Reef - Dual Overflows
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Introduction

I have had many freshwater tanks over the years and decided to learn something new. Saltwater was the next step and presented the biggest challenge, but also the greatest reward. I haven't looked back since.

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Measurements

Temperature
402
ORP
Ammonia
9.0
Alkalinity
8.2
pH
Salinity
Magnesium
440
Calcium
7
Phosphorus
Nitrate
Phosphate
Chloramine

Inhabitants

16 Fish

Adorned Fairy Wrasse Halichoeres cosmetes
Blue Tang Paracanthurus hepatus
3 Blue/Green Reef Chromis Chromis viridis
Fowleri Tang Acanthurus fowleri
Mandarin Goby Synchiropus splendidus
Mandarin Goby Synchiropus splendidus
Marble/Hortulanus Wrasse Halichoeres hortulanus
Powder Blue Tang Acanthurus leucosternon
Sailfin Tang Desjardini Zebrasoma desjardini
Sleeper Gold Head Goby Valenciennea strigata
Squareback Anthias Pseudoanthias pleurotaenia

54 Corals

Acan Brain Coral Acanthastrea echinata
Acropora Anthocerdis Acropora anthocerdis
Acropora Aspera Acropora Aspera
Acropora Convexa Acropora convexa
Acropora Coral Acropora sp
Acropora Coral Acropora sp
Acropora Coral Acropora sp
Acropora Exquisita Acropora exquisita
Acropora Exquisita Acropora exquisita
Acropora millepora Acropora millepora
Acropora millepora Acropora millepora
Acropora millepora Acropora millepora
Birdsnest Coral Seriatopora hystrix
Birdsnest Guttatus Seriatopora guttatus
Birdsnest Guttatus Seriatopora guttatus
Birdsnest Stellata Seriatopora stellata
Branched Montipora Coral Montipora digitata
Branching Montipora Montipora spongodes
Branching Montipora Montipora spongodes
Bubble Coral Plerogyra sinuosa
Chalice Coral Echinophyllia aspera
10 Duncan Polyp Duncanopsammia axifuga
Frogspawn Coral - Branched Euphyllia paradivisa
Frogspawn Coral - Branched Euphyllia paradivisa
Green (Zoanthid) Zoanthus sp.
Hammer / Anchor Coral Euphyllia ancora
Hammer / Anchor Coral Euphyllia ancora
Hammer / Anchor Coral Euphyllia ancora
Leather Coral Lobophyton
Montipora Spumosa Montipora spumosa
Montipora sp Montipora sp.
Pipe Organ Coral Tubipora musica
Pipe Organ Coral Tubipora musica
RR Wolverine
Seriatopora caliendrum Seriatopora caliendrum
Seriatopora caliendrum Seriatopora caliendrum
Staghorn Coral Acropora cervicornis
Staghorn coral Acropora multiacuta
Sun Coral Tubastrea sp.
Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens
Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens
Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens
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64 Invertebrate

50 Astraea Conehead Snail Astraea tecta
Bulb Anemone Entacmaea quadricolor
Echinaster Starfish
Fighting Conch Strombus spp.
Longspine Urchin Astropyga radiata
Orange Sea Star Echinaster sp.
3 Red Line Cleaner Shrimp Lysmata amboinensis
Sand Sifting Sea Star Astropecten polycanthus
5 Turbo Snail Turbo fluctuosa

1 Plant

Chaetomorpha Chaetomorpha sp.

Equipment

Aquarium
Refugium - 20 Gallons
Sump - 30 Gallons
quarantine tank
Skimmer
Cleaning
Powerhead
Filter
hang on the back filter - 50 gallon
Thermometer
Refractometer
Medication
hikari ich-x
RODIMedia
Bulk Reef Supply 5 Stage RO/DI Replacement Filter Kit
Bulk Reef Supply DI Resin

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Blackworms

On average you perform a 14.3% water change every 6 days.

0% total water change in February.

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added prazipro to main display tank, noticed black ich on tang
Added powder blue tang to qt as well as a fowleri tang to qt, treated for ich. these are new fish and not from the display tank
looking to start feeding reef frenzy on a regular basis
parameters running and testing stable. increased water changes this month due to quarantine tank use. water for QT was taken from display tank.
Magnesium was a bit low, increased doing amounts and inspected dosing lines.
Increased intensity of the lights 5% and full light cycle is from 7am - 9:30pm with ramp up and ramp down
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