Practical Reef

Toronto, Canada
Volume 54 Gallons
Dimensions 36'' x 20'' x 21''
Make Red Sea
Model Red Sea Reefer 250
Timeline

For Sale

Introduction

Having had some success with a 100 and a 180 gallon aquariums, now it is time to try something much smaller and a lot more manageable. This is also a great challenge - to keep a high-end SPS system in a very small system.
At a six month mark the tank is doing quite well and I'm certainly enjoying it.

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Measurements

8.6
Alkalinity
36
Salinity
Phosphate
4
Nitrate
Temperature
pH
Magnesium
475
Calcium
324
ORP

Inhabitants

8 Fish

Azure Damselfish Chrysiptera hemicyanea
Bangaii cardinal sp sp
3 Blue Chromis Chromis cyanea
Goby sp sp
Kole Yellow Eye Tang Ctenochaetus strigosus
Yellow Tang Zebrasoma flavescens

1 Coral

Equipment

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Going to try Pulsing Flow on the tank to see if there is a difference
Practical Reef is now 16 months old and it has been just over 4 months since all of the corals had been wiped out during the move.

Everything has stabilized and is now starting to show de
Noticed that some of the SPS colors are washed out, need to lower light intensity and confirm alkalinity.

Conclusion: do not change more than 1 thing a month.

Lowered light
Practical Reef at 15 months. 3 months after a full crash.


As some of you may know, I have experienced my first real crash last month, my prized acros have not reacted kindly to the move, I did make a few mistakes that had caused a total meltdown over the cou
Hey everyone, happy holidays. To finish off this year, here's Practical Reef at 8 month mark.