Reefer 170

Singapore
Volume 170 Liters
Dimensions 60cm x 50cm x 50cm
Make Red Sea
Model Reefer 170
Timeline

Introduction

Hi, I am very new to marine fish tank, I have a another Reefer350 tank, I setup this Reefer170 as a hospital tank, but not really put it into real use. This tank condition is not satisfied....
Hope to gain knowledge by time goes...

Background

Plan to set it up as Hospital tank.

Photos

Lighting

Red Sea HD26

Measurements

Phosphate
8
Nitrate
Salinity
Temperature
7.5
Alkalinity
8.3
pH
Nitrite
Ammonia
Magnesium

Inhabitants

17 Fish

Bicolor Dottyback Pictichromis paccagnellae
2 Clown fish sp sp
Copperband Butterflyfish Chelmon rostratus
Diamond Goby sp sp
5 Green chromis sp sp
2 Kaudern's Cardinal Pterapogon kauderni
Red fire goby sp sp
Sleeper Gold Head Goby Valenciennea strigata
Yellow Wrasse Halichoeres chrysus
bonsai sp sp
pink fire goby

Equipment

Dosing See more

dkh · bacter · Aquaforest NitraPhos Minus

Auto Dosing

2 ml
Red Sea N03P04-X
1 ml every 12 hours

On average you perform a 27.8% water change every 16 days.

26.5% total water change in March.

Diary Entries View all Diary Entries

Feb, 26, 2019 I moved 1 LED from ATS box to Reefer170 and some chaeto to Reefer170, will see how it goes...My Reefer350 chaeto growing rate is good!
Noticed skimmer is not working well-very little water come out to filter sock, cleaned and re-assembled, problem solved.
Today lunch time, I went to this new fish shop- Green Emerald aquarium- Marsiling MRT, surprisingly close to me, and even surprisingly they have saltwater fishes...I bought 1 yellow wrasse and one bi-
Today I bought Aquaforest NitraPhos Minus product from ReefingReality, they claim this one can help to low Nitrate and Phosphate, let me give a try.
What can I do to bring down the sky high Nitrate (35ppm) and Phosphate (0.75ppm) ?
Large and 4-5 times water change?
Add in Algae scrubber?
Recently no much work done on this Reefer170 tank, I spent my most time on Reefer350 first, once I settle the reefer350 nitrate/phosphate high level issue, I'll focus on this tank.
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