Rimless Shallow Reef

Volume 190 Liters
Dimensions 95cm x 50cm x 40cm
Make Custom
Model Custom



Deltec SC1350 Skimmer.

Derkroon Biopellet Reactor tumbling All in One Biopellets

Vertex RX-U Reactor with GFO.

Nylon filtersock at the drain line


Maxspect Razor 160W 10K
2x ATI T5 Coral Plus 39W

TP1: 10:30 A:00% B:01%
TP2: 11:30 A:60% B:90%
ATI tubes: 12:00 ON
ATI tubes: 18:30 OFF
TP3: 18:30 A:60% B:90%
TP4: 20:00 A:25% B:35%
TP5: 22:00 A:00% B:20%
TP6: 23:00 A:00% B:00%


2x Tunze 6055 at 18V paired with A Tunze 7096 USB controller.
2x Tunze 6015

1 Tunze 6055 in each back corner of the tank, blasting diagonally, both tilted slightly upwards for maximum surface agitation.
Tunze 6015's below the Tunze 6055's blasting parallel to the back wall to prevent ditrius build in the bottom part of the tank.

7096 controller set on interval mode.




5 Fish

Coral Beauty Angelfish Centropyge bispinosa
Kaudern's Cardinal Pterapogon kauderni
Midas Blenny Ecsenius midas
2 Ocellaris Clownfish Amphiprion ocellaris

20 Corals

Acropora Coral Acropora sp
Acropora Lokani 20K Acropora Lokani
Acropora Samoensis Acropora samoensis
Acropora millepora Acropora millepora
Acropora millepora Acropora millepora
2 Bali Green Slimer Acropora yongei
Birdsnest Coral Seriatopora hystrix
Blastomussa Merletti Blastomussa Merletti
Bubble Coral Plerogyra sinuosa
Candy Cane Coral Caulastrea furcata
Chesterfieldensis Acropora Coral Acropora chesterfieldensis
Elegance Coral Catalaphyllia jardinei
Leaf Plate Montipora Montipora capricornis
Red Dragon Acropora Acropora carduus
Stylophora Coral Stylophora spp.
Sun Coral Tubastrea sp.
Valida Acropora Coral Acropora valida

9 Invertebrate

Maxima Clam Tridacna maxima
Red Legged Hermit Crab Clibanarius sp.
2 Red Line Cleaner Shrimp Lysmata amboinensis
Rose Bulb Anemone Entacmaea quadricolor
3 Turbo Snail Turbo fluctuosa


Aiming for slightly elevated NSW levels

7,5 DKH Alkalinity
430 ppm. Calcium
1300 ppm. Magnesium.

undetectable nitrate
0,01 ppm. phosphates


2 drops Zeovit SpongePower every 3 days.

2x per week Zeozym with 2 drops Zeobak.

3 drops of zeostart every day

3ml CS whenever i feel like dosing. (mosly 1 to 2 times a week)

2,5ml K-balance every other day.

2,5ml B-balance every other day.

On average you perform a 10.2% water change every 19 days.

0% total water change in July.

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The precipitation seems to have come to a halt.

SPS are still bleaching out, some parts are getting covered with an algae film which i find disturbing.

The RBT anemone is als
Still having major precipitation problems. Have to clean all pumps and filters every week before they jam. (Somehow after 2 years suddenly my tank starts to fall apart?)

alkalinity, calci
Sump area nice and clean again.

Somehow i had a calcium deposit issue, clogging up all pumps, reactors and coating the hoses.

No solid layer, just like loose sand all over th
Things have stabilised since returning to normal Biopellets. (thank god)

Still had some problems with brown and not growing spa corals.

Also the anemone shrinking every eveni
All In One Biopellets still doing NOTHING against phosphates, it seems to even add Phosphates to a stable 0.08.......

Changed GFO again, 1 day low, then within a week its back to 0.08.
So.... After 3 months still having phosphate issues.

When i change out GFO, first 1 to 2 days phosphates drop to an acceptable lvl of 0 to 0.02 ppm Po4

at day 4 its back to 0

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