After several water changes and using NoPOX for 5 days - Nitrates are down to 48 ppm.
View May 6, 2016 20:18
Started Using NoPOX to reduce excessively high Nitrates.
48 to 50 ml for 400 gallons daily.

View May 2, 2016 20:29
Seeing major polyp extension (especially) on blue tip stag-horn coral. Never seen as many polyps as before. Most corals are showing unusal polyp extension.

Water parameters:
Sat: 35
pH : 8.2
Alk: 8.0
Mag: 1600 ppm
Calcium: 490 ppm
(currently not dosing Ca. or Mg. because both have been too high
Water tempertaure: 78
Light Profile (January - Flint Island)
View January 31, 2016 22:09
Went back to dual Hydra 26 on the 75 gallon.
Just did not like the color and lack of control.

Will try again once I get the super Actinic tubes.
View January 3, 2016 10:06
Using pH2 (PH2) for primary control of pH parameters.
View December 23, 2015 21:55
Removed 2 x 10,000K T5s and replaced them with 1 x 420/460 + 1 x Purple T5 lights.
Single 10,000K T5 is still too bright.
2 x Super Actinic on order from Big Al's
View December 22, 2015 08:57
Installed T5 fixture on 75g Tank - AquaticLife 6- bulb system

Model #420191, 36-Inch T5 HO Light Fixture-237 Watts Maximum Output: (3) 36" T5 HO 39W 420/460nm Actinic Lamp, (3) 36" T5 HO 39W 700+/10000K Daylight Marine Lamp, (0) 36" T5 HO 39W 460/620nm Purple Lamp, (4) 1W Lunar LED?s, (4) Aquarium Frame Mounts
View December 21, 2015 21:57
Spent the weekend battling the xenias.
So far, the xenias are still winning.
View October 19, 2015 09:37
Split Green Nepthea Leather Coral (two fragements made)

http://www.kevintoomey.com/reef/softies/Neon_Green_Nepthea.jpg
View October 16, 2015 14:19
Blue Headed Wrasse introduced.
View August 2, 2015 06:18