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Dennerle Nanocube 30L/8gal      New Set up 03/16/2021

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Hi, everyone!👋🏻

 

I’m back again,

I was just looking for a perfect LED for my new tank n came to here.😅

I almost forgot informations I learned here,,,tooooo long long time ago.🤣 

I'm glad here is still a nice place.

 

While I'm here, I'm going to share my new tank.

It’s just 1week old today.

 

 

- Dennerle Nanocube 30L/8gal  (without sump like I always do)

 

- Setup Date : March 16th 2021

 

- Live sands(Nature’s Ocean) 9kg, Real rocks(dry ones) 3.5kg, Sea water

 

- Light : 7w 4 colors LED(Twinstar Light, 7500K) ↓ upgraded ↓

               AQUA MEDIC Qube 30 (03/27/2021) 

 

- Skimmer : Bubble Magus Typ QQ-1 Hang On (03/26/2021)

 

- Filter 2w waterflow filter(Dennerle)  ↓ upgraded ↓

                Eheim Skim 350 (5w, added Nitrax + bioCarb, 03/30/2021)

 

- Heater : Eheim 25w   →  Nano ThemoCompact 25w → Nano ThemoCompact 50w (Dennerle, 05/10/2021)

 

- Sub equipment : Refill Fix (AQUA MEDIC, 04/08/2021)

                                  PRO TEMP Cooler X 200 (JBL, just for a case of summer)

 

- Maintenance  change 10% water monthly  every 2weeks after 1 month old

                               change  filter media monthly  frequently

                               clean skimmer monthly   

 

- Feeding :  Brine shrimp plus flakes + Prime reef flakes (Ocean Nutrition) 

                     Brined shrimp Plus Formula(Frozen, Ocean Nutrition)

 

- Coral 

                   yellow leather (03/20/2021)

                   metallic star polyps (03/20/2021)

                   leptastrea (03/23/2021)

                   pom pom xenia (03/23/2021)

                   3 × acan (03/27/2021)

                   2 × mushroom (04/01/2021)

                   1 × tridacna maxima (04/28/2021) → accidentally broken,,,

                   blastomussa (05/03/2021)

                   1 × seriatopora (05/03/2021)

                   2 × seriatopora bird (05/03/2021)

                   1 × snakelocks anemone (05/04/2021)

                   cloves (05/22/2021)

                   blue sea squirt (05/22/2021)

                   button polyps (05/26/2021)

 

- Fish :

                   2 × percular (03/17/2021, 05/22/2021)

                       → 2 but 1 missing after 7days, I found him on floor of kitchen 3days after missing, ‘Miraculous Death’

                            n added baby 1 again

                   1 × black saddleback (04/13/2021)  → ‘Miraculous Death’ on 3rd day

 

- Invert :

                   2 × sexy shrimp (03/19/2021)

                   2 × snail (03/19/2021)

                   2 × unknown starfish(with yellow leather)

                   1 × tuxedo urchin (04/21/2021)

                   1 × blue legs hermit crab (04/28/2021)

 

Algae :    2 types red macroalgae (03/19/2021)

 

 

 

n I’m wating for a skimmer n wavemaker, it’s delayed cuz corona.

 

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a shot of my tank

March 22th  2021

 

 

 

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March 26th 2021

 

 

 

Thank for visit my Journal,

Any advice is welcome,

n Stay safe All with Happy reef life~🙏🏻

 

 

 

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On the way to buy water for skimmer, I brought,,,🤪

 

 

leptastreapom pom xenia
March 24th 2021

 

 

So there is some change in the layout,

but skimmer is still,,,😂

Is the first one ‘’leptastrea’?!!! btw

 

after then, I gotta shock when I woke up inda morning. 😱🥶😱🥶😭

 

 

 

 

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refresh my mind after shocking,,,

I’m now considering this lamp to add or change only this one.

If there is used one then better but I can’t find,,,😅

How about it? There is no post for it.

or any other recommendations instead of this? ☺️ 

 

 

 

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ya,,,skimmer is yet,,,🙃

 

 

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Now it starts to boil and just needs to be cooked.

 

 

I used to use ‘Prism’, this is brand new for me,,,

I just hope it works well?🙏🏻

Do I need a air wood for air-in? btw 🤔

 

 

The wavemaker isn’t installed, I tried it but it’s too strong for 8gal.

I expected lil stronger than normal, that’s why I choose ‘2000’.

I was wrong and it should be downgraded,,,as ‘1000’

another waiting time,,,again,,,🤣

 

 

Thank for Viewing, any advice is more thankful~😉

 

 

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Murphych

Your boiling the equipment in hot water?

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@Murphych , it’s kinda metaphor about skimming,,,😆 

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How’s all you guys going on weekend? ☺️

 

My weekend is,,,

 

 

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↑↑↑ There is 1 question!

 

 

 

 

 

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The packaking of corals is too poor, especially right one. 🤨 

 

 

 

 

 

and here are some pics,

it gonna be different looking after changing the new light,,,so,,,

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March 26th 2021

 

 

 

Have a nice weekend! 😊

p.s (+b)×2 🙃

 

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jarviz

woah... some of your xenia's twist while puslating. i've never seen that before. that's really cool. did you end up getting the lomini light? I have the P30 for my 10gal and i'm loving it for the price. 

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@jarviz, Thanks, and check the first pic of my last reply! 😉

Lominie isn’t good for me, cuz not enough space for that,

even no option inda local shop where I used to go...

I got only 3 options there as AI 16HD, Fluval Nano 30 n last one what I picked!🤣

Did you find a wavemaker for yours btw? 

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I installed new light yesterday, it’s totally different colors from previous.

where is gone my yellow leather?!? 😆

 

 

 

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March 28th 2021

(shot under AQUA MEDIC Qube 30 ‘W’ channel 5)

 

 

 

I got some issue still, 

finding the channel of light, wavermaker, sloving tiny bubbles from skimmer,,,

 

Skimmer is woking good except for a tiny issue,,,btw ☺️

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n maybe it seems impracticable to install a wavemaker in my tank,,

I can’t find it as good one.

anyone can help my issues?! 🧐

 

 

 

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14 hours ago, awakedॢ said:

@jarviz, Thanks, and check the first pic of my last reply! 😉

Lominie isn’t good for me, cuz not enough space for that,

even no option inda local shop where I used to go...

I got only 3 options there as AI 16HD, Fluval Nano 30 n last one what I picked!🤣

Did you find a wavemaker for yours btw? 

I ended up settling on the hygger mini wavemaker; i really like the quality, size, and controls for the price. i had a hydor 240 and jebao right before and wasn't really liking those. 

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@jarviz, thank for sharing.

I guess, there is no wavemaker what I’m looking for.

so,,, I’m considering another way to reinforce of water flow. 🤔

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I'm using a cicce voyager nano 1000 in my 10 gallon. I think it is perfect for a small aquarium. It is small, quiet, efficient, and provides gentle flow.

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@Tony Bologna, thank for sharing! 😊

 I have new Sicci Voyager nano ‘2000’ (3w) without returning cuz annoying. What a waste~🤣

It was completely overturned once in testing anyway,,,

ya, I considered it but there seems to be no difference between 1000(2.8w) n 2000.

so,,,I think I need an alternative other than a wavemaker.

 

 

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just shots of macro algae,,,n,,,

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March 29th 2021

 

 

 

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need to organize wires after changing motor

 

 

 

As the skimmer stabilized, air bubbles entering the tank from there almost disappeared.

I’ll have to watch it a little more,,,🙂

 

I was looking for a wavmaker these few days cuz the stream is kinda weak,

but there seems to be nothing suitable.

So,,,I’m considering taking out Dennerle filter n changing it

to Eheim skim 350(5w) + Hydor Flo 360° Rotating Water Deflector.

I guess,,,wouldn't that be one stone two?!?

 such as water flow reinforcement and oil film removal,,,

I have no idea how strong it will be,,,still,,,🤔

Any advice for this? Anyone? 👋🏻

 

 

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@Ratvan, thanks! 

I checked the link, it’s a quite good pump(4w).

If I just take only a pump not wavemaker then Eheim skim 350(5w) + Hydor Flo 360° Rotating Water Deflector is better for me. or mount with flow bar I have without rotator(cuz big),,,

n it’s gonner be only 1 flow pump inda tank, so timer thing is unlikely to be suitable.😉

I should make a decision quickly, 2weeks have passed with weakness flows.

 

 

 

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p.s I installed Eheim skim 350 inda my freshwater tank first for testing,

It was so good, but my favorite male guppy,,,😂

 

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just some pics,,, brought last weekend,,,

 

 

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March 31th 2021

(shots under AQUA MEDIC Qube 30 ‘W’ channel 2)

 

 

I feed the flakes to Acan this evening, they ate very well.

However, I intend to feed ‘Reef-Roids’.

Last time I stopped at the shop there wasn't it.

 

n Eheim Skim 350 is working so good in every way. 😍

 

 

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some updated,,,

 

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n something else is going on,,,

 

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April 1st 2021

(but not lie 🤗)

 

 

p.s All my pics can be enlarged.

 

 

 

 

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I’m so busy to cleaning these days,,,even with a rounded magnetic cleaner.

 

 

 

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It’s hard to clean the top n bottom of edge, so I use a sponge on tweezers there.

 

 

 

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In particular, gently wipe the bottom part so that sands don’t fly.

It’s just working on very lightly algae, so daily job!

Cleaner has any problem anyway,,,🤗

 

 

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Here r some pics of my invertebrates.

 

 

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March 25th 2021

It’s different kind of snails,

the left one spurts it as white n the right one spruts it as yellow.

 

 

 

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April 2nd 2021

Can you see the sexies?!

n there is one of hitch hiker very next star polyps also.

The snail inda pic is always an extra role of my most pics, btw ☺️

 

 

 

n eating flakes,,,

 

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April 2nd 2021

Can you see flakes in their mouths?! ☺️

 

 

I need some stuffs like coral food, dropper, refill fix, etc.

but it’s selling here n there.🤣

Should I order each one separately here n there?!? 

It’s annoying for me n for sellers also,,,I guess,,,

 in addition to some stuffs what I really need r in my home of homeland.

then should I oder it home?!?

I don’t like internet shopping however. 😝

 

 

 

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some pics after mostly done,,,maybe,,,🙃

 

 

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April 2nd 2021

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I fixed the leather to the  branch rock I brought in lsat time with a cable tie

and put it on the back wall.

It snowed here today, indeed. ☃️

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some .gif update,,,

 

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April 8th 2021

 

 

 

Even though some of the brown algae is turning pale green, everything is doing well.

All my tanks need a little replenish water, but I didn’t oder some stuffs yet.

something like this,,,

 

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too annoying to order just only 1 item,,,even have to join membership!!! 🤣

 

 

 

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It’s was morning’s updates, n now afternoon’s,,,

(way too much?! 😆 I didn’t expect neither)

 

 

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There was the Refiil kit inda local shop I used to go.

I’ve just installed it, n it added 0.8L water at once. 😝

n then something happened,,,

 

 

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Is this snail reef safe? right??? n ID??? 

 

I saw this at first moment when I brought the xenia,

It was about 3mm at that moment, so I kept it. 

I’ve never seen it till this afternoon. It’s now double size.

After installation a kit, this snail spout amounts of egg several times.

n then a percula was excited and ate it like crazy. 🤪

I’m happy too anyway~😊

 

 

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