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Tank Specs
Display: Aquapod 24g 19.75" x 17" x 20"
Lighting: Current USA 150w Sunpod, with a 14k Phoenix Bulb
Skimmer: Warner Marine H1 Hang-On-Back Skimmer
Circulation: EcoTech Vortech MP10, stock return pump
Filtration: inTank Mediabasket, chemi-pure elite

Maintenance Routine
Clean the glass daily, feed a cube of mysis shrimp every 2-3 days. Clean the glass with a razor every 1-2 weeks. 4 gallon (about 25%) water change once a week. Clean the skimmer cup weekly; entire skimmer and Vortech monthly. Of course visually inspect everything on a daily basis.

Corals:

Zoanthus spp
Duncanopsammia axifuga
Fungia tenuis
Ricordea florida
Euphyllia paradivisa
Caulastrea furcata
Euphyllia paranchora
Acanthastrea lordhowensis
Acropora microphthalma
Acropora tenuis
Montipora danae
Montipora Capricornis
Acropora millepora
Seriatopora hystrix
Stylophora
Montipora digitata
Montipora tuberculosa
Pocillopora
Trachyphyllia geoffroyi
Euphyllia glabrescens
Favites pentagona
Hydnophora
Blastomussa wellsi
Echinophyllia
Dendrophyllia


Invertebrates:

Mini carpet anemone, Stichodactyla tapetum
Crinoid Squat Lobster, Galathea inflate
Tridacna crocea


Fish:

Midas Blenny, Ecsenius midas
Yasha Goby, Stonogobiops yasha (2)

History
This tank has been through a lot. The past two years have seen upgrades in lighting, circulation, and rock! The best upgrade I made for this tank was probably my Sunpod. I had always been interested in SPS coral, but sadly was not able to keep them. My next favorite upgrade has got to be my Vortech. At first, I got it more for aesthetics; the quality was a nice bump as well. Now, with my coral growing and taking up so much room, I would not be able to have enough flow and fit the old Koralias I had.

The Plan
This tank has been an amazing experience. I have recently added a pair of Yasha Gobies, though I unfortunately do not have a picture of them because they are still hiding. I don't think I will be adding many more corals or fish to this tank, time to sit back and enjoy. Keeping it running for the next two years is the plan, and then it is off to college! It may seem a little obvious, but I plan on studying marine biology. I don't think there are many other choices that seem right to me.

The Current Full Tank Shot:

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Also, I got TOTM. I feel special.

Edited by Jacobnano, 11 August 2011 - 05:51 PM.


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omgomgomg 5000

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Thanks for the comment about my tank haha

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LOL. :lol:

watch yo params boy. there gonna be outta whack like...tomorrow if ya dont dose. ;)

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lovin the clams. wish i could have them in my tank but don't own MH lighting lol. and congrats on 5k posts

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Ya I found that out.

I was like no way can my calcium be that low in one day haha

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Thanks for the comment about my tank haha


oh right

you have an acro that is knocked over. Might want to secure that with some glue

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Its actually now. I want it at that angle lol.

Pictures make it look retarded.

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Noice clamz ;) I love the tank Jacob...

u post whore.

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I am a ninja what can I say.

Thanks! I like them a lot too, they were only 30$ each how could I not buy them?

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wow jacob this is some nice stuff you got there. wow 3 clams in there. my clam didnt make it so i am nervous to get another one. :unsure:
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Its actually now. I want it at that angle lol.

Pictures make it look retarded.


i noez i gives you hard time through the interwebz.


Whats with the frag plugs though? Pop them off and glue em using fancy StevieT's guide

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Actually 4 clams :)


I'm sorry :(

I you find one cheap go for it, also derasas are pretty hard to kill from what I have heard.

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Yeah i was going to say something but i was like pfft turd has a tipped over slimer!

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Actually not a slimmer. Its some other type of acro. And its only tipped a tiny bit, its the shot angle lol!

i noez i gives you hard time through the interwebz.


Whats with the frag plugs though? Pop them off and glue em using fancy StevieT's guide


I should, but some are encrusted and I don't have any glue or whatever you use lol

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Actually not a slimmer. Its some other type of acro. And its only tipped a tiny bit, its the shot angle lol!



I should, but some are encrusted and I don't have any glue or whatever you use lol


Well i guess you are not a turd sir!

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In yo face haha

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<-- foo

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I actually did kinda fix it after Stevie said that lol

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pop it off with a pointy object like a razor blade.

Always a good idea to keep superglue gel and putty in-stock!

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I wonder if that mediabuckets guy sells that stuff. Time to go to steviet.com....


Haha I should, and it would look a lot better. I hate frag plugs.


Wait do you have to have both the glue and the putty??? I did look in your thread but I am a lazy person and one or the other would be easier.

Edited by Jacobnano, 20 October 2009 - 09:41 PM.


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Super glue is the stickem
Putty is the void fill. This prevents you from over using superglue to fill in holes void areas in rocks.

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If you do pop that acro off go ahead and glue it down in the same position it is in now. By laying it down like that more corallites are exposed upwards and you will get more branches started.

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Cool thanks guys! I better go get some...

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Ok I glued everything down. Also:

Gonna be getting 11 new SPS coral in a few days!!!!!!

Blue Milli
Pink Milli
Sunset Milli
Rainbow Stylo
ORA green birdsnest
Purple rim monti
Purple bottle brush
Sunset Monti
Blue polyp Monti
Bird of paradise
And one other that I will be adding in little while