Sumpless Skimmerless 40G Breeder Project

North York, ON
Timeline
External links

Introduction

This will be a simple skimmerless sumpless 40 gallon breeder tank which is an upgrade from my current Evolve 8 nano tank. I will be using the same maintenance I did with my nano tank tank, just on a bigger scale.

Photos

Videos See all Videos

Measurements

450
Calcium
Alkalinity
Temperature
0.2
Nitrate
0
Phosphate
Magnesium
8.5
pH
Salinity
0
Nitrite
Ammonia

Inhabitants

1 Fish

Bicolor Blenny Ecsenius bicolor

8 Corals

Candy Cane Coral Caulastrea furcata
Dendrophyllia Dendrophyllia
Green Star Polyp Clavularia viridis
Green Star Polyp Clavularia viridis
Japanese Nephthea
Palys
Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens
Zoanthid Zoanthus sp.

4 Invertebrate

Bulb Anemone Entacmaea quadricolor
2 Strawberry Conch Strombus luhuanus

Equipment

Lighting
Refugium LED
Wifi Reef LED
Aquarium
40 gallon breeder
Powerhead
Refugium
AutoTopOff

On average you perform a 16.2% water change every 7 days.

0% total water change in July.

Diary Entries View all Diary Entries

Tested alkalinity - only 7.3 - added 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda to the ATO, should be 2 tsp to raise it to 10 but taking it slowly.
Checked out some anemones today, quite expensive for a tiny piece - $60. I'm looking for something cheaper as this is the first time I'm getting an anemone, so it will not hurt the wallet in case som
Setting up my quarantine tank for my next purchase - bicolor blenny which is on sale this week at SUM. I have to look for my purigen for the filtration. I'm planning to do a FW dip. Haven't done thi
Bought an emerald crab from Big Als Scarborough, died the next day. Acclimation problem?
I got the largest but I read somewhere that it is best to get the smallest. I'll try again maybe 1 mont

0 activities in the last year

Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       

Inspiration & Goals

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=893433&perpage=25&pagenumber=1

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1506957

http://www.canreef.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=87838