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Fish:

1 Domino Damsel
1 Semi-Picasso Clown


Coral:

1 Zoanthid colony
1 Green Mushroom
1 Goniopora Coral
1 Pulsing Xenia
1 Ricordea
15+ Purple Cespitularia
1 Trumpet




Inverts:

1 Feather Duster

CUC:

2 Red Footed Hermits
[/sp]3 Cerith Snail[/s]

Equipment-

Filtration:

1st Chamber- Sponge

2nd Chamber- Ceramic Rings, Chemi-Pure Elite, Filter Floss

Lighting:

1 18 watt 50/50(10k/Blue) CF lamp
2 Blue LEDs

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Edited by tennis20, 10 November 2012 - 04:27 PM.

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Hoping on getting new coral in a week or two
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http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
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More pics coming later today
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http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
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Here are some more

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I like spongebob 
 
My 6 Gallon (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
http://www.nano-reef...-130/?p=4449848

 

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Any comments?
I like spongebob 
 
My 6 Gallon (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
http://www.nano-reef...-130/?p=4449848

 

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I'm thinking about reaquascaping my tank tomorrow. Any suggestions? If i should or shouldn't or how i should scape it.
I like spongebob 
 
My 6 Gallon (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
http://www.nano-reef...-130/?p=4449848

 

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Never believe instant ocean hydrometer. I thought i had perfect SG. It turned out that my SG was 21! Always use a refractometer.
I like spongebob 
 
My 6 Gallon (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
http://www.nano-reef...-130/?p=4449848

 

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My new ricordea is not opening fully. I think it is because of too much flow. Any way here's a pic
sorry for the bad pic i took it with my phoneScreen_Shot_2012_03_21_at_8.53.49_PM.png
I like spongebob 
 
My 6 Gallon (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
http://www.nano-reef...-130/?p=4449848

 

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Looks like it's coming along nicely! Really looking forward to seeing you fill this guy.

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Pic of my bangaii cardinal that diedhttp://www.nano-reef.com/forums/style_emoticons/default/mad.gifScreen_Shot_2012_03_21_at_8.57.12_PM.png

Looks like it's coming along nicely! Really looking forward to seeing you fill this guy.

Thank you for being the first person that is not me to comment
I like spongebob 
 
My 6 Gallon (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
http://www.nano-reef...-130/?p=4449848

 

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Pic of my bangaii cardinal that diedhttp://www.nano-reef.com/forums/style_emoticons/default/mad.gifScreen_Shot_2012_03_21_at_8.57.12_PM.png


Thank you for being the first person that is not me to comment



I am sorry the cardinal didn't make it.

No worries I know how it goes my thread was on here for almost a month until someone posted. Usually it's Joel, he is really awesome about giving help and feedback to everyone. I just beat him to the punch.

I really like your tank the scape is good and you have some nice first frags. They will grow quickly for you!


My new ricordea is not opening fully. I think it is because of too much flow. Any way here's a pic
sorry for the bad pic i took it with my phoneScreen_Shot_2012_03_21_at_8.53.49_PM.png


Might be too much light.... mine are in pretty high flow and seem happy with it......

See if you can't move them down to the sand bed until they get used to your tank.

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I have 3 WPG and the camera on my phone makes it look like there is a lot more light then there actually is.
I like spongebob 
 
My 6 Gallon (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
http://www.nano-reef...-130/?p=4449848

 

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I have 3 WPG and the camera on my phone makes it look like there is a lot more light then there actually is.


I would try moving them down just for a few days, see if they open more. Most rics are lover light and you have plenty.

Tank looks awesome though! ;)

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When i put it in my tank i left it on the bottom and it opened fully so i think thats it............Thank you
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http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
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What's wrong with my Xenia?(left unhealthy xenia)(right healthy xenia)

Params

pH:8.0
SG:1.023
nitrate:20ppm
nitrite:0ppm
ammonia:0-.25ppm

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Edited by tennis20, 23 March 2012 - 01:32 PM.

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My 6 Gallon (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
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I am thinking about getting aquastyle 12x3 watt LEDs. Any thoughts on them. Also i am hopefully going to get some more snails today. My CUC is so tiny. Maybe some Nassarius Snails or Margaritas.
I like spongebob 
 
My 6 Gallon (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
http://www.nano-reef...-130/?p=4449848

 

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Looking very nice. Hope everything works out with the xenia.

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Re they 2 different frags on different sides of the tank?

Ammonia should always be 0, if it is not something died off in the tank and you need to do a WC.

Try placing the Xenia in a Moderate flow area with Moderate lighting. Mine loves to have a small current over it.

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Tested ammonia today. 0ppm. Also went to the LFS and got a scooter blenny, feather duster, and 2 margarita's. Pics coming soon

Re they 2 different frags on different sides of the tank?

Ammonia should always be 0, if it is not something died off in the tank and you need to do a WC.

Try placing the Xenia in a Moderate flow area with Moderate lighting. Mine loves to have a small current over it.

the xenia's are right next to each other
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My 6 Gallon (Retired)
http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
http://www.nano-reef...-130/?p=4449848

 

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I'd take the scooter back. They are very specialized feeder and need a mature tank. I just don't think he will find enough food in a 6 gallon with 2 other good sized fish. I'm even hesitant to put one in a future 60 gallon (they need lots and lots of Pods to eat).

3 days ago you had ammonia, I would wait until ammonia is 0 for at least a week before adding anything else. Definitely no more fish since a domino damsel is going to get huge. A 6 gallon is really only big enough for 1 clown :( Sorry.


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I tested the ammonia wrong and I am going to get rid of the damsel soon.
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http://www.nano-reef...p;#entry3788341

The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
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What about the scooter?


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They don't get that big. Right?

And they're bottom dwellers
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The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
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also i'm going to do .5g to1 gallon a week WC
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The Nothing from the Ocean RSM 130
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If I were you I would research fish before getting them.

Scooter's get up to 5" long and are difficult feeders. They are dragonets and eat only pods in the wild. In our home aquaria many starve. Even if they end up eating other types of food, they have a high metabolism and need many feedings to keep alive.

Scooter Blennies

Like I said in the last post a clownfish really fully stocks this tank.


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