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  1. Jaren45

    IM 30g ext - SPS newbie

    Hey guys, I'm starting this thread to document my first "real" attempt at an sps-dominant system. Here are some basic specs and pics, setup a few days ago as a transfer from a ~6mo system. Specs Tank: IM Nuvo 30g Ext Sump: AGA 20g long w/ amazon acrylic baffles Return: Jebao dcp-3000 Heater: 2x 100w aqueon pro w/ Inkbird controller at 78F Lighting: Neptune SKY Flow: 1x MP10qd, 1x MP40ES, 1x Sicce XStream 1720gph Skimmer: Reef octo 110nwb Dosing: Kalk slurry ATO: Duetto Stocking 2x Black snowflake clown 1x Starry blenny 1x Bangai cardinal 1x Tomini tang (still a wee lad) 1x Orange line chromis 1x Neon Goby 1x Pygmy Hawkfish Updated fts 11/8/21
  2. Hey there! Recently, I have reduced this hobby to just one tank in light of life changes and an intense schedule working at an observatory. Although never intending to set up another reef tank, this 9 to 5 contest twisted my arm into setting up this small reef tank 🙈 In all respects though, I think this is going to be my endgame reef and plan to have it running until in 30 years I finally get my 220 or get out of the hobby. Like the title says, my goal with this tank is to have it be a "jungle" of SPS corals, or rather, a dedicated SPS system (but only between the hours of 9 to 5... 😉) This tank will be plumbed into a sump and will have a display fuge if everything goes to plan. I still have to tack down a few items that are going to power this tank, but I look forward to creating a neat little tank to help me get through the work day. Join me on this small adventure for many moons to come! Me in the office waiting for things to arrive... Current Full Tank Shot: Contest Entry Picture: Equipment: Tank: UNS 45L Lighting: 2x Noopsyche K7 V3 75W LEDs Stand: Vasagle Lowell Cabinet Filtration: Penn Plax Cascade 700 Wave Maker: Hygger Mini Wave Maker Heater: Topfin 20w preset ATO: Auto Aqua Smart ATO Lite Livestock: Corals: So much SPS Fish: TBD Inverts: TBD
  3. joshthebox

    Josh's Nuvo 20

    Thought I'd make a build thread for my SPS dominant Nuvo 20. The tank has been running for a year now. Initially I had a hydra 26HD and a primeHD running but I was experiencing lots of shadowing. I recently purchased a t5 fixture which really helped remove the shadowing problems. It's been on the tank for less than a week now and I'm curious to see any differences in growth and colouration over time. I'll be sure to document the changes. Here's the specs: Lighting: ATI Dimmable Sunpower 24x4 (2 ATI Blue +, 2 ATI Coral +) Skimmer: Eshopps Nano ATO: Duetto Heater: Fluval 150w Return pump: Sicce 1.5 Powerhead: MP10QD x2 Doser: DP-4; dosing ESV B-ionic 2 part Livestock: Sixline Wrasse Flasher Wrasse Tiger goby (only 2cm long lol) Tridacna Crocea Vast cleanup crew, also an infestation of micro bristle starfish and spaghetti worms. Coral: Almost exclusively sps, aside from a stereonepthya, a goni, WWC AOI zoas, and a lepto. I'll be sure to share some sps shots soon I also run a small amount of carbon. I've never used mechanical filtration as it messes with the ATO. I do bi-weekly 5g waterchanges using RS coral pro salt. My tank runs very low nutrient wise so I try and feed heavy. If you have any questions feel free to ask, I love talking about reef stuff.
  4. Gernader

    Some of my SPS (lots of pics)

    Hey, I just wanted to show you guys some of my sps corals that I love! Please ask me any questions if you have them. 😁 TSA Twisted Sister Walt Disney TGC Cherry Bomb JF Homewrecker WWC Budgie Smuggler TSA Dan Akroyd RRU Angry Birds TSA Rainbow Fusion BC Adam Bomb TRC Haley’s Comet TSA The Fuzz RR Kendari CB Golden JD RC Poison Envy Greg Hiller’s Aqua Delight Vivid’s Insanity
  5. NanoxNoe

    The NXN Fusion 10

    To kick things off, this thread will be about updates and the progression of my nuvo 10 thats goal is to be a sps dominant aquarium. Iv been lurking around for a while. I started keeping saltwater tanks on and off for the last 14 years but have really started taking it serious for the last 4 years. I started with a 10g glass aquarium with a HOB filter, it was a FOWLR. Then I got a 30 with some softies. Then I got my first AIO the IM Abyss. The Abyss started leaking so IM warrantied it but the tank was no longer available. So they gave me the lagoon 25 and the nuvo 10 in its place. I like both tanks and decided I want the 25 to be softies and LPS and the 10 to be LPS and SPS. Any suggestions from ppl who have thriving SPS corals in a Nano would be very appreciated and pointed out any mistakes I may be making would be noted. I set up the 10 in September of 2017, and here is where I’m at so far...
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