House of Sticks 100g Display

Las Vegas, NV, USA
Volume 100 Gallons
Make CADLights
Model Artisan 2 100g
Timeline

Introduction

Welcome to my tank! I previously had a Nuvo 24g tank for roughly 2yrs and had some success and learned a ton. This tank was started during our planned move to a new house. As you can see from the pictures I took advantage of a great space with a mostly unused service room behind it. I always wanted a larger system and a nice sleek rimless look. Having a fish-room is fantastic!

Full details and picture log on Nano-Reef forums @ http://www.nano-reef.com/topic/350456-sangheilihouse-of-sticks-triton-powered-display-system-fish-room/

Photos

Filtration

Good skimmer (Vertex Omega 150)
Big Refugium
Carbon/GFO Reactor

Lighting

ATI Powermodule LED Hybrid 48" 4-tube fixture

Flow

One Gyre 150 in each tank plus a couple other smaller powerheads

Measurements

Temperature
pH
238
ORP
Salinity
148
Alkalinity
Phosphate
Magnesium
Nitrate
390
Calcium
Iodine
8.3
Strontium
391
Potassium

Equipment

Additives

Triton Base Elementz
Triton Trace Base (as needed)
KZ Sponge Power

Feeding

Apex AFS Feeder on each tank supplying NLS Pellets throughout the day
Supplemental frozen food feedings roughly every other day

Maintenance

Never
Water changes

Weekly
Test Alk

Monthly
Change Carbon/GFO
Test Salinity vs. Conductivity Probe
Triton Test

Quarterly
Vacuum Sump
Vacuum Sand
Clean Probes
Clean Gyre Pumps
Fully Clean Skimmer
Recalibrate Doser Pumps
Change carbon and sediment filters in RODI

8-10 months
Replace T5 bulbs (installed on Feb 11th)
Replace carbon in Locker lid

Yearly
Clean/Sanitize RODI Unit
Replace UV Bulb
Replace Doser pump tubings

E-o-Year
Change RODI Membrane

On average you perform a 5.2% water change every 16 days.

0% total water change in August.

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Switched to BRS Reactor
Filled BRS Reactor with 200ml Phosguard

Added fresh 300ml carbon to sump bag
Triton elements remaining before refill:
1 - 1350
2 - 1500
3A - 1700
3B - 3200
Adjusted doser:
1 - 65 -> 66
2 - 67 -> 68
3A - no change
3B - 74 -> 71
Refilled reactor with 200ml Carbon and 200ml Phosguard
Triton elements remaining before refill:
1 - 1700
2 - 1750
3A - 1850
3B - 2600
Triton results back, nearly perfect. Lithium slowly dropping. Vanadium disappeared.

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Inspiration & Goals

Inspiration
"V1...Rotate"s SPS tank
"Chris's Algae Farm" ELOS 160 Tank
Triton's Display tank (dat clam!!)

Goals
Be highly successful with SPS
Never do a water change
Maintain all major and trace elements via Triton testing and dosing
Have a tank that can easily go 2+ weeks without intervention

Words of Wisdom

Go slow, research, and don't overthink things.