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NanoTopia's ZEOvit® 80L Reef

"Now 2.5 years old"

 

 

 

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FILTRATION & OPERATING SYSTEM

  


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 Latest FTS

 

January 2014  

 

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September 2013 

 

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June 2013 
 

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April 2013 TOTM FTS
 

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January 2013 FTS
 

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EQUIPMENT

 

  • 20 Gallon Rimless / CPR Overflow
  • 10 Gallon Sump / Tunze return pump / Vertex 300 micron sock
  • Vertex 1.5L ZEOvit reactor 
  • Skimz SM121 skimmer
  • ATI Dimmable Sunpower T5 6x24W)
  • Ecoxotic TV 403nm Stunner Strip
  • Vortech MP10 ES w
  • Tunze Nanostream 6015
  • Tunze Aquawind Fan
  • Tunze Osmolator 3155 ATO
  • Neptune Apex Controller Temp, Lab Grade pH & ORP Probes
  • Neptune Apex ALD module w/probes
  • 2 x APC Back Up Batteries
  • D-Link Wireless Bridge
  • Milwaukee Digital Refractometer
  • GHL Profilux 4 Pump Doser
  • 4 x Vertex 2.5L Dosing Vessels

 

 

DOSING

  • ZEOvit®  (ZEObak, ZEOStart3, Bio-Mate, Coral Vitalizer, Coral Booster, Flatworm Stop, B-Banlance, K-Balance, Potassium Iodide Fluoride, Coral Snow, Pohl's Xtra Special, Sponge Power, AAHC, ZEOSpur2, ZEOspur Macroelements, Amino Concentrate LPS, ZEOcarbon)
  • Brightwell Aquatics   (Ca, ALK, Mg)
  • RO water   (Vertex RO Filter)
  • D-D H2Ocean Pro Salt  RedSea Salt (Blue Bucket)

 

FEEDING

 

  • ZEOvit Coral Vitalizer
  • ZEOvit Sponge Power
  • ZEOvit AAHC
  • New Life Spectrum Pellets 1mm
  • Reef Nutrition Oyster Feast 
  • Piscene Energetics Frozen Mysis

 
 

Target PARAMETERS

 

  • SG:       1.025 ppt   [Milwaukee Digital Refractometer]
  • Temp:   79 ℉   [Apex Probe Controlled]
  • ORP:     380-400  [Apex Lab  Grade Probe]
  • pH:        7.8 - 8.1  [Apex Lab Grade Probe] 
  • KH:        7.0 - 7.5 dKH  [RedSea]
  • Ca:        ~420 ppm  [RedSea]
  • Mg:       1300 ppm  [RedSea]
  • K:          ~400 ppm  [RedSea]
  • NO3:      <0.25 ppm  [Elos]
  • PO4:      0.01 - 0.02 ppm  [RedSea/My Eyes]

 
 
 

 

LIVESTOCK

 

         SMALL POLYP STONY
 

  • Acropora anthocercis "ORA Red Planet"
  • Acropora florida
  • Acropora spp. "Tyree Pink Jade"
  • Acropora formosa
  • Acropora gomezi
  • Acropora millepora
  • Acropora echinata
  • Acropora suharsonoi
  • Acropora striata
  • Acropora tenuis "ORA Bellina"
  • Acropora tenuis "ORA Joe the Coral"
  • Acropora tortuosa "Cali Tort"
  • Montipora confusa
  • Montipora capricornus (green)
  • Montipora digitata (orange)
  • Montipora digitata (forest fire)
  • Montipora digitata "ORA German Blue Polyp"
  • Pocillopora damicornis         

       

 

 

 

          LARGE POLYP STONY 

  • Aussie Prism Favia sp. 
  • Trachyphyllia radiata (Aussie Wellsophyllia)
  • Acan Lord
  • Palyotha 
  • Various Zoanthids 
  • Purple Gorgonian

          FISH

  • Cirrhilabrus lubbocki (Lubbock's Fairy Wrasse)

         
           INVERTEBRATES

  • Lysmata amboinensis (Cleaner Shrimp)
  • Lysmata debelius (Red Fire Shrimp)
  • Various snails 

 

 

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Edited by NanoTopia, 16 February 2014 - 08:09 PM.

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"Problem solving in reef aquaria should be a process of elimination"

"Every good reefer reads a lot but thinks for themselves"

 


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Beautiful tank. Is this a custom build? How many gallons?
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Sick!!
More pictures please.

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Wow thats beautiful love your scape

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Beautiful tank. Is this a custom build? How many gallons?


Thank you, it's 20 gallons in the display, I also have a 10 gallon sump. The tank is stock rimless glass. I am moving toward SPS as they seem to do better than the LPS in my tank.


Sick!!
More pictures please.


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Wow thats beautiful love your scape


Thank you.
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"Problem solving in reef aquaria should be a process of elimination"

"Every good reefer reads a lot but thinks for themselves"

 


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That looks really nice! What are the dimensions of the tank?

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That looks really nice! What are the dimensions of the tank?


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"Problem solving in reef aquaria should be a process of elimination"

"Every good reefer reads a lot but thinks for themselves"

 


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Incredible. Fantastic job!

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super nice. love the school of chromis

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more pictures!!!!

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That looks beautiful!

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Beautiful tank :)

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Sick Tank! I love it!

XXIX MIXED REEF

http://www.nano-reef...f/#entry4446685

 

Double Vortech and Radion 60g Cube (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...howtopic=291094
I Spy an Octopi (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3814166
My Micro Muse (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...howtopic=310982
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Thank you everyone, here's a few more pictures...


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"Problem solving in reef aquaria should be a process of elimination"

"Every good reefer reads a lot but thinks for themselves"

 


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NIce SPS colonies

XXIX MIXED REEF

http://www.nano-reef...f/#entry4446685

 

Double Vortech and Radion 60g Cube (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...howtopic=291094
I Spy an Octopi (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3814166
My Micro Muse (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...howtopic=310982
Criley's 20H (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...?...=281112&hl=


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The reef is still young, only 6 months. I'm slowly removing LPS in the tank, my long tentacle plate takes up too much space. Thank you.
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"Problem solving in reef aquaria should be a process of elimination"

"Every good reefer reads a lot but thinks for themselves"

 


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That sump setup is awesome. You seem to be getting some great colors. How are the biopellets doing in your system?

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That sump setup is awesome. You seem to be getting some great colors. How are the biopellets doing in your system?


Pellets are doing quite well, reactor has been up for 2 months. I am dosing K and aminos which I think contributes to better colour.
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"Problem solving in reef aquaria should be a process of elimination"

"Every good reefer reads a lot but thinks for themselves"

 


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Few more new additions, still trying to confirm the specific names of these chalice. I was told the bright green one might be Riddles Chalice and it needs high light. The other two I was told need med light.

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"Problem solving in reef aquaria should be a process of elimination"

"Every good reefer reads a lot but thinks for themselves"

 


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Beautiful pieces...tank really looks incredible.

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Beautiful pieces...tank really looks incredible.


Thanks, I have put a lot of work into it in the 7 months it has been up. Some success and some failures, I just enjoy the learning aspect of it all. It's so addicting, I think I have the Chalice bug now :blink: !
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"Problem solving in reef aquaria should be a process of elimination"

"Every good reefer reads a lot but thinks for themselves"

 


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Thanks for the comments on my thread! You have a truly awesome tank!

XXIX MIXED REEF

http://www.nano-reef...f/#entry4446685

 

Double Vortech and Radion 60g Cube (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...howtopic=291094
I Spy an Octopi (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3814166
My Micro Muse (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...howtopic=310982
Criley's 20H (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...?...=281112&hl=


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Wow I really like your scape, everything just fits. It's awesome!

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Thanks for the comments on my thread! You have a truly awesome tank!


Thanks Criley7


Wow I really like your scape, everything just fits. It's awesome!


Thanks Paigee, funny you should say that, I'm in the middle of changing some things. Mostly corals. I feel it's too crowded, I will post a new FTS when it's done.
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"Problem solving in reef aquaria should be a process of elimination"

"Every good reefer reads a lot but thinks for themselves"

 


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WOW !!! This is one of the cleanest builds I've seen. Your corals have such intense colors. Do you have a picture of your tank and sump in the same shot?