Deckoz2302

The Oceanarium Project: Imaginarium

2,679 posts in this topic

Hello and welcome to



mew.jpg

 

4/20/12

IMG_20120420_185124.jpg

4/2/12

IMG_20120402_191841.jpg

3/4/12

IMG_20120304_191409.jpg

2/24/12

IMG_20120224_191043.jpg

2/6/12

HDR5mp.jpg

1/28/12

P1270280.jpg

1/22

P1240250.jpg

1/14/12

P1140055.jpg

 

P1130072.jpg

 

P1090016.jpg

 

DSCN0031.jpg

 

DSCN0019.jpg

 

2011-12-10_13-35-05_913.jpg

 

IMG_20111208_184048_edit0_edit0.jpg

 

2011-12-05_20-43-02_631.jpg

 

2011-12-04_22-11-55_234.jpg

 

IMG_20111124_193320.jpg

 

IMG_20111120_185329_edit0.jpg

 

In Progress:

  • Waiting on a house
  • Prep for the 5 tank system I will be setting up

 

Params:

  • 1.027 Specific Gravity
  • 8.3 PH
  • 0 Amonia, Nitrites
  • 2ppm Nitrates
  • 465ppm Calcium
  • 12.6dkh Carbonate Alkalinity
  • 1390ppm Magnesium
  • 0.6ppm Phosphate
  • 8ppm Stronium
  • 410ppm Potassium
  • 0.06ppm Iodine
  • 0.15ppm Iron

 

Equiptment:

  • Reef Angel Controller w/PWM, Salinity, Wifi, & Vortech RF Modules, 3 Temp probes(Room, LEDS,Tank), PH probe - Will order secondary screen and ORP when it becomes available
  • 2x Hydor Korialla Nano 240gph(one HOB fuge one for prepping Water Change)
  • 3x Vortech MP10w
  • AC-10 Powerhead(gravity fed fuge feed pump)
  • Hydor Seltz L20(phosban reactor's pump)
  • Hydor Seltz L30(return pump)
  • 2x Phosban 150 Reactors(one w/ Rowaphos, one with Seachem De-Nitrate)
  • Aqueon 150W Heater
  • AquaticLife Mini Internal Skimmer 115
  • Eshopes PF-Nano Overflow Box w/custom air bleeder hoffer gurgle buster & durso sump outlets
  • 2Fuge LEDs - 2x Natural White 3000k led, 2x Red 660nm leds per fixture
  • Custom Display Pendant - 5 white xml-t6 5-8k @2100mA, 5 Royal Blue XP-E 445nm @ 1000mA, 5 Blue XP-E 470nm @ 1000mA,3 Ultra Violet 380nm @ 600mA, 6 True Violet 420nm @ 600mA, 4x Turquoise 495nm @ 600mA, 2x Deep Red 660nm @ 600mA. Controlled by Reef Angel with Full Year Seasonal Sunphase(Writtin by me using Carribean Reef rise/set times in Arduino) & Moonphase

 

Corals:

Softs

  • Watermelon Zoanthid
  • Radioactive Green Zoanthid
  • Batman Ricordea Florida
  • Halloween Ricordea Florida
  • Green Metallic Mushrooms(?)
  • Blue Ricordea Yuma
  • Ked's Reds Zaonthids
  • Joker Zoanthids
  • Blue Zoanthids

LPS

  • White Branching Frowspan Euphyllia
  • Green w/Purple Tip Frogspawn Euphyllia
  • 13 Color morphs of Acanthastrea Lordhowensis
  • Pink Tentacle Duncanopsammia axifuga

 

SPS

  • Orange Montipora Capricornis
  • Tuquoise Acropora Loisettae
  • Royal Blue Acropora Tortuosa
  • Aqua w/ Violet Polyp Acropora Tenuis
  • Purple Polyp Seriatopora hystrix (Birdsnest)
  • Ponape Seriatopora hystrix (Birdsnest)
  • Rainbow Acropora Spathulata
  • Teal Acropora Loisettae

 

Inverts:

  • 30+ Feather Dusters
  • 3 Cerith Snails
  • 11Asteria Snails(I like to fall on my back and die thank god they were free snails lol)
  • 1 Super Tonga Nassarius Snails
  • 9 Nassarius Snails
  • 3 Hermit Crab
  • Neon Purple, Blue & Regular Red Bristle Worms
  • 3" Tiger Pistol Shrimp
  • Trio of Pom-Pom Crabs
  • Quartet of Sexy Shrimp
  • Chrismas Maxi Mini Anemone
  • Fireball Maxi Mini Anemone
  • Fushcia Maxi Mini Anemone
  • Pink Tridacna Maxima

 

Fish:

  • 2.5" Gold Assesor
  • 4" Suntail Goby
  • 2.5" ORA Red Mandarin Male
  • 2" Helfrich's Firefish
  • 2.5" Pair of Black Ice Clowns

 

Macro Algae

  • Dragon Tongue
  • 3 types of Cheatomopha(Thread, Spaghetti & Silly string thickness')

 

Maintenance:

Daily:

  • Dose 1/4 cup live phyto. 1/8 cup in morning 1/8 cup at night
  • Feed fish & inverts a variety of Live/Pellet/Flake/Frozen/Freeze Dried

Weekly:

  • Clean glass
  • Clean Skimmer cup
  • Wash out filtersock
  • Clean Vortech, Return & Reactor Pump sponges w/ boiling water & distilled white vinegar

 

Bi-Weekly

  • Change post Filtersock & Post skimmer Filter floss
  • Run Carbon in a bag for 2 days to clear up odor

Bi-monthly

  • Change RowaPhos
  • Clean reactors
  • Rinse debris from Seachem de-Nitrate

 

2011-12-11_14-54-25_381.jpg

IMG_20120420_204256.jpg

Edited by Deckoz2302

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Very Nice tank, Ive always liked the look of the Chi. Wish I could answer your question,. but I'm new to reef keeping.

Cool painting above the tank too!

:D

 

P.S. Is that stock lighting?

Edited by BoricuaNY

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Nice tank. I have a chi myself but I couldn't figure you how to turn it into a reef tank. So I just turned my fluval edge into a reef tank. Nice job. Only thing is I would move the speakers away from the tank. Water really amplifies sound and if you are watching movies or listening to music its bad for the inhabitants.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

do you have a write up of the fuge? i have a fluval ebi and that looks great i'd love to add that to my tank and hide it behind my fake wall

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wow nice tank!! i like the diy fuge you made it looks pretty sweet, and a really good idea

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Wow, I remember why I don't post on forums, cause you can never get any answers. My bad y'all don't wanna read ####. So let me single it out. I have two mexican turbos, one of each red and blue hermit and a true percula. Any problems pairing these with two sexy shrimp and a single pompom?

 

You buried your questions in a wall of text. People skim, especially walls of text and when there are pictures involved. Sorry, I don't have the answers though. It looks good though.

 

If you have no plans for the original filter and switch and would like to gt rid of it, let me know, I would be interested if the price is right.

Edited by LeslieAnn

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I just built a screen top for my open top fluval edge. Bulk Reef Supply sells clear netting. I picked up the rest of the supplies at home depot.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I love yer setup, and design idea's! B)

 

If you want more thread traffic, you need to come up with a sweet thread name.

Srsly.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I love yer setup, and design idea's! B)

 

If you want more thread traffic, you need to come up with a sweet thread name.

Srsly.

Spicy thread names are overrated.

 

:ninja:

Edited by siwelk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
lol how about this thread title? haha :P

Now that's character! B)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

3 MP10?!? thats alot of flow

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Great build thread!!! Gotta love 3 mp10s!!!! It makes sense to me btw. You can never get 180 degree flow difference with only one. Light, water quality and flow. Go man!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If u need some zip ties to clean up your hella mess of wires, I can USPS some to you :ninja:

 

Love the setup, looks like a clean, classy living room, yet my wife would be chopping my head off if i had wires loose like that! Lol

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Cool talk, but you're probably going to have a lot of dead spots with that flow/scape set up. You need at least 4 mp10's for a tank that size. :lol:

 

Man that's crazy, 3 mp10's. Scape looks good, the fans on the light are hella cool too. B)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

3 Vortechs are the new mid-mid-life crisis.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
That and $1,000 chalices.

BLING BLING

 

lg-as-2380.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Hahaha...well I guess you could say its a midlife crisis haha, last year I dropped money on rebuilding my 93 honda del sol with a twincharged d16(jackson supercharger and gtk2860rs). This year is project reef :P....three vortechs...diy led..reefangel.. I'm happy :)

Ha, del sol.

I had one of those in high school.

Targa top FTW.

 

Once I get done paying off the Jeep, it's on to the next one.

1991 Eagle Talon TSI build. 100% ground up. Oh yeah.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
twincharged d16(jackson supercharger and gtk2860rs).

 

Jesus :eek:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Great build man. I love love love that 3 section painting you had over the chi. Looked awesome in the background.

 

Looking forward to seeing the biggun stocked with more corlz

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I feel sorry for your water with all those Vortechs.

 

 

:lol:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Love the pics with the new cam! I just gotta get me one.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Overkill at it's finest ... lol

 

Ya got a serious addiction going there my friend.

 

But, if ya look at it from an "investment" point of view, your all set for that 125+ in the future.

 

Nice toys and the makings of a sweet tank ya have there.

 

I didn't see a controller ( for the tank) in there ... maybe i just missed it.

Edited by Mojorizn

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.