Ricky's Reef (120 Gallon)

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  1. anpgp

    anpgp Dragon Wrasse

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    Sounds like you are off to a good start. Do you have any type of controller, Apex, Reef Keeper, etc? Or what about temp or pH monitoring?
     
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  3. YellowBelly

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    Nope, I never felt a need for one. Never saw the pH values be enough of a value for me to drop $300 to $500 on a controller. They are an overpriced timer in my eyes. I run three smaller heaters in case one fails it won't overheat my tank to the point where my corals fry. I would be interested in the MindStream because testing the tank water is very time consuming.
     
  4. YellowBelly

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    Nope, I never felt a need for one. Never saw the pH values be enough of a value for me to drop $300 to $500 on a controller. They are an overpriced timer in my eyes. I run three smaller heaters in case one fails it won't overheat my tank to the point where my corals fry. I would be interested in the MindStream because testing the tank water is very time consuming.
     
  5. YellowBelly

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    Here is a full tank picture from today along with a short video clip.
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  6. YellowBelly

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    Here is a full tank picture from today along with a short video clip.
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    Everything is going great in my 40 gallon breeder. I just added a Jebao dosing pump to keep up with the alkalinity and calcium demands of the corals. Still no protein skimmer, just a 30 gallon sump full of live rock and chaeto lit by two PAR 38 flood lights!

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  9. DSC reef

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    Looking good! Can't wait to see those grow out to colonies.
     
  10. YellowBelly

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    I am starting to see green hair algae grow on the live rock so I started dosing AZ NO3 again as that killed off the algae growth with my previous algae issue. I also added more Chaetoporpha algae into the sump. Nitrates test at 0.2 mg/L (Salifert) and phosphates are 0.02 ppm (Hanna Checker).



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  12. Armydog

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    The sps looks amazing and so does the tank!

    What camera are you using?