Ricky's Reef (120 Gallon)

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  1. YellowBelly

    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    Well it has been 6 months since my last post and a lot has changed with my tank. I am starting a new build because this time I think I have everything set in place for success.

    The specifications of my equipment and live stock are as follows.


    Tank


    120 Gallon Perfecto Glass Aquarium (48”x24”x24”) with internal corner overflow

    30 Gallon Sump with Refugium (36”x12”x16”)



    Camera

    Nikon D5100 Digital Camera (16.2 megapixel) with Nikon AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens

    Nikon AF-S DX VR 55-200mm f/4-5.6 Lens

    Tamron AF 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Lens



    Water Movement Equipment

    One Jebao DCT-6000 (1,056 - 1,585 GPH, 42 watts)

    Loc-Line return hose (0.75”)

    One Jebao RW-15 Pump (317-3,962 GPH, 12-35 watts)



    Lighting Equipment

    Two Lumenarc III mini Stealth Pendants (14.5”x14.5”x7”)

    Two 250 watt 20K Hamilton DE Metal Halide Bulbs

    Two 250 watt LuXcore Dimmable Electronic Ballast

    One Aquatic Life retrofit T-5 48” lighting 2x54watt (2 bulbs total)

    Two ATI True Actinic 03 54 watt T-5 Bulb



    Water Quality Equipment

    6 Stage Bulk Reef Supply Reverse Osmosis with Two DI Filters (75 GPD) with booster pump

    ATI Powercone I-Series 250 Protein Skimmer with Jebao DCT-4000 pump (30 watts)

    AutoAqua Smart ATO Micro Auto Top Off System

    Jebao Stand Alone Dosing System (4 Pump)

    Two Eheim Jager 150 watt Heater (13”)

    One Eheim Jager 100 watt Heater (12”)

    100 lbs. of Live Rock (Fiji, Tonga Fusion, Kaelini & Pukani)

    60 lbs. Tropic Eden Reefflakes

    Chaetomorpha algae



    Additives

    Instant Ocean Salt Mix

    BRS Calcium Chloride Part 2

    BRS Soda Ash (Alkalinity Buffer) Part 1

    Mag Pellet (Magnesium Chloride) Part 3

    CVS Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate) Part 3

    Seachem Strontium Chloride

    Brightwell Lugol’s Iodine

    Bulk Reef Supply ROX 0.8 Activated Carbon

    Bulk Reef Supply GFO

    KZ ZEObak



    Test Kits

    Portable Refractometer

    Aqua Craft Salinity Calibration Fluid

    API Test Kit (Ammonia & Nitrite)

    Hanna Instruments 96107 pH Tester

    Hanna Instruments 713 Checker Phosphate Photometer

    Salifert Test Kit (Alkalinity, Calcium, Magnesium, Strontium, Potassium & Nitrate)



    17 Fish

    4 Green Chromis (Chromis viridis)

    1 Geometric Pygmy Hawk (Plectranthias inermis)

    1 Pintail Fairy Wrasse (Male) (Cirrhilabrus lanceolatus)

    1 McCosker’s Flasher Wrasse (Male) (Paracheilinus mccoskeri)

    1 Melanurus Wrasse (Halichoeres melanurus)

    1 Chevron Tang (Ctenochaetus hawaiiensis)

    1 Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flaviscens)

    1 Tail Spot Blenny (Ecsenius stigmatura)

    1 Striped Blenny (Meiacanthus grammistes)

    2 Talbot’s Damsel (Chrysiptera talboti)

    2 Azure Damsel (Chrysiptera hemicyanea)

    1 Royal Gramma (Gramma loreto)



    Invert List

    1 Scarlett Skunk Cleaner Shrimp (Lysmata amboinesis)

    3 Pincushion Urchins


    30 SPS

    Tyree Red Dragon

    Skittles Granulosa

    BC Banana Caroliniana

    Tyree Pink Lemonade

    ATL Shades of Fall

    Vivid’s Rainbow Delight

    Oregon Tort

    Purple Bonsai

    ORA Cali Blue Tort

    ORA Purple Plasma

    ORA Hawkins Echinata

    ORA Pearlberry

    Ricky’s Poison Ivy

    Pro Corals Superman

    BC Rainbow in Spain

    Tyree Purple Dragon Eyes

    BC Pink Matrix

    BC Beehive 2.0

    ARC Fireworks

    TCK Smurf Tenuis

    TCK Field of Dreams

    TCK Dragonfire

    JF Fox Flame

    RR Rainbow Loom

    JF Blueberry Gum

    WWC Yellow Tip

    PC Rainbow

    Tubb’s Pink Jade

    Upscales Microcladus

    Tyree Blue Matrix


    LPS

    Various acan's and blasto's that I do not know the names to

    Neon Green Trumpet
     
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  3. YellowBelly

    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    Piano10 Aiptasia Anemone

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    Sweet pics! Nikon makes one great camera:)
    Honestly everything looks good. You have a lot of dosing products(are you using it?)

    You have all the right testers, good equipment, lots of light.

    Sounds like you got quite the system
     
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    YellowBelly Corkscrew Tentacle Anemone

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    Yes, I dose Randy's DIY Two Part plus I dose the other trace elements on occasion.
     
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