The Pit

Volume 50 Gallons
Dimensions 24'' x 24'' x 20''
Make CAD lights
Model Artisan II 50 Gallon





9 Fish

5 Blue/Green Reef Chromis Chromis viridis
2 Purple Firefish Nemateleotris decora
True Percula Clownfish Amphiprion percula
Yellow Watchman Goby Cryptocentrus cinctus

33 Corals

Acropora millepora Acropora millepora
Acropora millepora Acropora millepora
Birdnest Bird of Paradise Seriatopora callendrum
Birdsnest Guttatus Seriatopora guttatus
Blue Mushroom Actinodiscus sp.
Brain Coral, Trachyphyllia Trachyphyllia geoffroyi
Candy Cane Coral Caulastrea furcata
Chalice Coral Echinophyllia aspera
Cup Coral, Pagoda Turbinaria peltata
Duncan Polyp Duncanopsammia axifuga
Duncan Polyp Duncanopsammia axifuga
3 Florida Ricordea Mushroom Ricordea florida
2 Florida Ricordea Mushroom Ricordea florida
Green Mushroom Rhodactis sp.
Green Striped Mushroom Actinodiscus sp.
Kenya Tree Coral Capnella sp.
3 Lordhowensis Coral Acanthastrea lordhowensis
Lordhowensis Coral Acanthastrea lordhowensis
Montipora Capricornis ORA Purple
ORA Blue Chalice Echinopora sp
Red Mushroom Actinodiscus sp.
Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens
Yellow (Zoanthid) Undescribed Zoanthid
Zoanthid green Zoanthus sp.

52 Invertebrate

Blood Red Fire Shrimp Lysmata debelius
18 Blue Legged Hermit Crab Clibanarius tricolor
10 Cerith Snail Cerithium sp.
10 Dwarf Zebra Hermit Crab Calcinus laevimanus
10 Nassarius Snail Nassarius sp.
Tiger Pistol Shrimp Alpheus bellulus


Dosing See more

Brightwell Microbacter7 · Kent Lugol's Solution · Acropower

Feeding See more

Reef Roids · Frozen mysis · Cyclopeeze · Shrimp pellets · Spectrum Marine Fish Formula · Frozen baby brine · Nori sheets · Pohl's Coral Vitalizer · Spectrum flake food · Frozen brine shrimp w spirulina · Boyd's vita chem · Coral frenzy and reef roids

On average you perform a 22.2% water change every 14 days.

39.5% total water change in August.

Diary Entries View all Diary Entries

moved tank from dining room to fish room wednesday march 27 around 6 pm
Added 1.2 oz alkalinity to raise from 8 to 9 dkh
Drained and moved tank into the dining room so we could put flooring down. What a huge job. Jason came by after work and helped Bruce and Brandon move the tank. Went pretty well.
Friday 11/16/18 added 15 nudibranches from Salty Underground to eat aptasia. Put all 15, some tiny some fairly large, in a small hole on the front wall of the tank. All appeared alive and well. Paper
Added 1.6 oz alkalinity to increase from 7.11 to 8. Also increased dosing of calcium and alkalinity from 10 to 12 ml per day
Increased lights by 10% again. Also added 3.5 oz. calcium to increase from 380-400.

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