125 Mixed Reef

Volume 125 Gallons
Dimensions 72'' x 22'' x 18''
Make Marineland
Model 125 RR
Timeline

Introduction

I have been in the hobby a very short 1.5 years. I learn something new everyday from other peoples aquariums and experiences.

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Filtration

UV Filter, filter sock, skimmer, GFO, carbon

Lighting

Maxspect Razors- 160W 16k color. I love these lights, make the corals pop, energy efficient, looks great and easy control. I run the whites for around 7.5 hours a day. The blues run about 10 hours.

Flow

I have 2 Hydor Koralia's (1100 gph)on the back of the tank and a WP40 on the left side in wave mode, med speed. I think I may get another wp40 or 25 for the right side for a bit more flow

Measurements

Alkalinity
Temperature
485
Calcium
Salinity
Magnesium
Phosphate
pH
Ammonia
Nitrite
Nitrate

Inhabitants

10 Fish

Blue Throat Triggerfish Xanthichthys auromarginatus
Firefish Goby Nemateleotris Magnifica
Kaudern's Cardinal Pterapogon kauderni
Red Head Solon Fairy Wrasse Cirrhilabrus solorensis
Spotted Mandarin Synchiropus picturatus
Yellow Tang Zebrasoma flavescens

33 Corals

12 Acan Brain Coral Acanthastrea echinata
Alien War Favia
Dark Knight Chalice
Forestfire Digitata
Frogspawn Coral - Branched Euphyllia paradivisa
German Blue Digitata
Green Digitata
Green Star Polyp Clavularia viridis
Rainbow Favia
Symphillia
Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens
Trumpet Coral Caulastrea curvata
aquaman zoa
watermelon zoa

4 Invertebrate

Rose Bulb Anemone Entacmaea quadricolor
Ultra Rock Anemone

Equipment

Lighting
Controller
Additive
Bulk Reef Supply 2 part Kit
RODIMedia
Bulk Reef Supply 5 Stage RO/DI Replacement Filter Kit
Other

Additives

I dose BRS Calcium and Alk, around 60 ml a day. Alk is dosed at night and cal during the day. Not dosing mag, it holds up well currently

Maintenance

About 10% water change a week, GFO changed every 4 weeks, Carbon changed 3 weeks. I clean the skimmer cup and neck as needed.

On average you perform a 7.5% water change every 7 days.

0% total water change in February.

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Sucked out some more cyano today. Thinking about running Chemi-Clean
Peak light percentage to 63% today from 60%
Sucked out a bit of cyano today. Could be from die off of algae? I am dosing algaefix to kill that
Changed lighting schedule from
8:00 A0% B1%
10:00 A10% B80%
12:00 A55% B80%
16:00 A58% B85%
20:00 A0% B85%
20:30 A0% B1%

TO
8:00 A0% b1%
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Raised lights 1.5" They are now 13" above water line
Added 1 minute to pump time of Cal today. It is now 88 ml a day, up from 77
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