mikejrice's 30 Gallon Innovative Marine Nuvo Aquarium

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  1. mikejrice

    mikejrice 3reef Affiliate

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    Updated images in first post and end of thread.

    Enjoy

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    Equipment:
    Innovative Marine 30 Gallon Nuvo Black
    Kessil A350
    Digital Aquatics Reef Keeper Lite
    Reef Angel Dosing Pumps
    Hydor Smart Level ATO
    Two Little Fishies Kalkwasser Reactor

    Chemicals:
    Kent Salt
    Seachem Reef Fusion Parts A and B
    Aquavitro Balance
    Brightwell Aquatics Magnesion
    Pickling Lime

    Food:
    Elite Reef Cuisine Nano
    AlgaGen Live Phytoplankton

    Chalice:
    Cornbred "Rainbow Crush" chalice
    "Meltdown" chalice
    "JF Crazy Fox" chalice
    "Watermelon" chalice
    "Pink Boobies" chalice
    "ORA Easter Egg" chalice
    "Bubblegum Monster" chalice
    "Sweet n' Sour Watermelon" chalice
    "Miami Hurricane" chalice
    "OME" chalice
    "Melting Pot" chalice

    Montipora:
    "Rainbow" montipora
    "Superman" montipora

    Other LPS:
    Gold hammer
    Octospawn
    Acans
    Scolymia
    Acanthophyllia
    Plate coral
    Dendrophyllia

    Other SPS:
    Blue psammocora

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  3. ReefBruh

    ReefBruh Giant Squid

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    Congrats Mike. What made you choose that tank and the chemicals?
     
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  4. FatBastad

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    Awesome, can't wait to see it progress!

    Radion XR30w over a 30! :beer:
     
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  5. Biocube

    Biocube Giant Squid

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    Sounds awesome! Can't wait to see it all come together.
     
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  6. 1.0reef

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    Totally should get a pair/small group of assessors
     
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  7. mikejrice

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    I wanted to pick the best lines from just a few companies and stick with them exclusively. Innovative Marine's tanks are my favorite all-in-ones on the market at this point, and the way their filter area is set up is perfect for something I've really been wanting to try. I've always been a fan of Aquavitro due to their policy of helping out the little guy plus they are known as being some of the best. Calcification and Eight.Four will be run through auto-dosers, and Balance will be dosed about once per/week to keep the carbonate ratio just right.

    That's right along the lines of what I need for this tank. There will be almost no hiding places in this tank, so I don't want more than one species of fish, and they have to be suspension swimmers. I've considered cardinals or possibly bartlett's anthias, and now I'll add assessors to the list. Keep the suggestions coming if anybody has any.
     
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  9. mikejrice

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    I'm already bored of waiting for the tank, so here's some equipment eye candy while we wait...

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    It's here! Tomorrow the fun will begin...

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  11. mikejrice

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    I just placed my order with Marine Depot for the JBJ ATO which should be the last piece of equipment I need. I'll have pictures up tomorrow as the build starts to go together and some custom stuff gets done on the tank.
     
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    Open scape, a mini school of cardinalfish would look nice. sharknose goby to, I have in my nano. CUTEST FISH EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Nice eye candy ( Radion and Tank ;) )