Photo #1 - 72 Gallon Bowfront -- Established 4 Years Ago

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72 gallons reef tank (mostly live coral and fish) - 72 Gallon Bowfront -- established 4 years ago

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State: California
Country: United States
Description: 72 Gallon bowfront Tek-Lighting 6-bulb 324W light fixture with 2 Actinic+, 2 11K, and 2 18K bulbs Euro-reef protein skimmer 1 tunze powerhead 30 Gallon sump ~110 lbs Tongan live rock ~3-6 inch substrate(mostly sugar-fine carribean silicate sand) CPR overflow daily capful dose of Bi-Ionic calcium/alkalinity solution early morning once a week dose of Kent's essential elements daily spritz of AZ-NO3 for maintaining zero nitrates
Advice: 1) Be patient 2) Frequent water changes 3) Routine maintainence 4) Try not to submerse hands/arms into tank if avoidable 5) Frequent testing of water parameters 6) Start with easy-care corals/fish and ALWAYS check to make sure fish are compatible 7) NEVER buy a coral and/or fish without researching their needs first
Fish Kept: 1 - Dispar Anthias 1 - False Percula Clownfish 1 - Virgate Rabbitfish 1 - African Midas Blenny 1 - Bi-color Blenny 1 - Orange-spotted Goby 1 - Blue/green Chromis 1 - medium grade Crocea clam 2 - Yellow Cleaner shrimp 1 - Peppermint shrimp 1 - Sand-sifting starfish ~15 assorted snails ~35 assorted hermit crabs
Corals/Plants: Orange/Purple/Green Digitata Green Bali Slimer spongeoid Green/Red plate corals Gregorian Fluroscent-green candy cane coral Green Blastoid coral Yellow button polyps Assorted Orange, Pink, Green, blue-white zoos Green, Purple, Red mushrooms Green/Orange Ricordia Rose Anenomes Pink Birds Nest SPS Green Pocylipora SPS Pink Pocylipora SPS Purple acropora SPS Turquoise Stag SPS Purple encrusting montipora SPS Skeletal branching monitpora SPS Pink/Purple Acropora millipora SPS Purple Bonzai SPS Red open-brain Blue/yellow/white/pink Sponges Pulsating Zenia LPS Gregorian LPS Waving hand LPS Galaxia LPS
Tank Size: 72 gallons

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Very nice set up..... the corals look so colorful fish avatar

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