Arizona Reef

Volume 165 Gallons
Dimensions 72'' x 30'' x 24''
Make Deep Sea Aquatics
Model 165 gal
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8 Fish

2 Black Clownfish Amphiprion ocellaris
Coral Beauty Angelfish Centropyge bispinosa
Red Sea Sailfin Tang Zebrasoma desjardinii
Six Line Wrasse Pseudocheilinus hexataenia
3 Yellow Tang Zebrasoma flavescens

10 Corals

Australian Hammer Coral Euphyllia sp
Candy Cane Coral Caulastrea furcata
Leather Coral Lobophyton
Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens

45 Invertebrate

Carpet Anemone Stichodactyla gigantea
12 Cortez Hermit Crab Chibanarius digueti
10 Hermit Crab Dardanus spp.
2 Red Line Cleaner Shrimp Lysmata amboinensis


On average you perform a 20% water change every 14 days.

0% total water change in July.

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20% water change. Sand thoroughly cleaned and glass algae removed. Alk is a little low. Water change will help that. Fish look great! I expect the green stars to recover in less than a week. I also th
From Justin (Fishy Biz bi-weekly service):

20% water change, gravel vacuum, scrapped algae. I noticed that the ALK/DKH is a little low, so I may have you start dosing a little bit to mak
From Justin (Fishy Biz bi-weekly service):

20% water change. Calcium is on point! Keep using same calcium regimen. All looks good and healthy. Tank is starting to get more mature. Once we
The reef was in distress last week and mysteriously lost 3 small yellow tangs. The rest of the fish were infected with a white parasite. The large Black Sea Sailfin Tang allowed the cleaner shrimp to
Lot's of lighting trouble on the Arizona Reef!
4 Aqua Illuminations Hydra LED lights continue to overheat an shut down. According to AI the units need at least 2" of clearance from the top of th
Not-so-minor spill - Hopefully no-harm-no-foul!
Monday's I fill my RO/DI top-off tank. It's a 29 gallon reservoir in my tank stand. I run a line from my RO unit located in my laundry room to the

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Words of Wisdom

Apex Controller wireless install:
I have a wireless network at home but no Ethernet close to my tank, so I was hopeful to configure my Apex Controller wirelessly. After lots of questions and no solid answers I contacted Apex. Sure enough, another piece of hardware is needed - a Netgear Internet game adapter WNCE2001. I picked one up at BestBuy for $50 bucks. I'll update this post once the installation is up and running.