400 G. SPS Display

Chillicothe, IL
Volume 500 Gallons
Dimensions 30'' x 30'' x 96''
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Introduction

Hello. This system is going to be an SPS dominated tank. I am obsessed in learning how to successfully keep these animals. The tank was started at the beginning of 2013 and is at this time a fish only tank. I have upgraded the lighting and filtration and am in the process of driving down the nutrients. Over the next several months my goal is to get complete control of all needed parameters required to be successful. Enjoy the ride and keep coming back to see my progress and hopefully learn from my mistakes as I know I'll make them.

Background

The main display tank is visible in the entrance to my office. The perfect cube is behind the fish room in the engineering area. Both tanks share the same filtration loop. In addition I am running a 75 gallon quarantine and frag tank for my systems corals. I am still in the infancy of this project though it has been running now since March of 2013. I have had a few setbacks and have had quite a learning curve (im a bit slow i guess).

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Measurements

5.9
Alkalinity
Salinity
5
Nitrate
Temperature
pH
0
Phosphate
420
Potassium
Magnesium
420
Calcium
1
Nitrite
446
ORP
0
Iron

Inhabitants

29 Fish

Blood Red Hawkfish Cirrhitops fasciatus
4 Blue Reef Chromis Chromis cyaneus
2 Blue Tang Paracanthurus hepatus
Chiseltooth Wrasse Pseudodax moluccanus
Coral Beauty Angelfish Centropyge bispinosa
Emperor Angelfish Pomacanthus imperator
Foxface Rabbitfish Siganus vulpinus
Half Black Angelfish Pterophyllum scalare
Leopard Wrasse Macropharyngodon meleagris
Naso Blonde Tang Naso elegans
Orange Stripe Bristletooth Tang Ctenochaetus cf. striatus
Powder Blue Tang Acanthurus leucosternon
Queen Angelfish Holacanthus ciliaris
2 Regal Angelfish Pygoplites diacanthus
Six Line Wrasse Pseudocheilinus hexataenia
Spotted Bristletooth Tang Ctenochaetus truncatus
Tibicen Angelfish Centropyge tibicin
Two Barred Rabbitfish Siganus virgatus
Vlamingii Tang Naso vlamingii
Yellow Tang Zebrasoma flavescens

2 Invertebrate

2 Banded Coral Shrimp Stenopus hispidus

Equipment

Feeding See more

Zeofood · FWS · Phyto2 · ZFood (QT only) · ZFood (QT 3d only) · Reef Blizzard

1.4% automatic daily water change.

25% total water change in October.

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Inspiration & Goals

The primary goal is to have this system be an SPS dominated tank. I am inspired by many on this site and am really looking forward to meeting the challenge.