Photo #2 - Trying To Let The Ecosystem Develop As Naturally ...

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Photo Caption: Trying to let the ecosystem develop as naturally as possible. Simplest of tank designs, 75 gallon tank with 2 hang on the back Aqueon 40 filters, 2 T-5 coralif combo lights, 2 Koralia #2 powerheads. This tank has been up and running for 1 1/2 years.
corals inverts - plerogyra sinuosa - bubble coral, green stocking in 75 gallons tank - Maroon clown hosting anemone, pink spot goby showing off, partial green bubble.
75 gallons reef tank (mostly live coral and fish) - Trying to let the ecosystem develop as naturally as possible. Simplest of tank designs, 75 gallon tank with 2 hang on the back Aqueon 40 filters, 2 T-5 coralif combo lights, 2 Koralia #2 powerheads. This tank has been up and running for 1 1/2 years.

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State: California
Country: United States
Description: 75 gallon tank 2 Aqueon 40 Filters 2 #2 Koralia 2 150 watt heaters 2 T-5 Coral Life 36 watt white and actinic lights. 80 lbs of live rock 3 inch live sand Fish: Blue Hippo Tang, Fiji Foxface, Gold Striped Maroon Clown, Paired Pink Skunk Clownfish, Lawnmower Blenny, Pink Spot Goby, Copperband Butterfly, Leopard wrasse. Inverts: dozens of hermit crabs, dozens of trochus snails, 6 peppermint shrimp, 2 urchins, 1 serpent starfish, 1 sand sifting starfish, 1 bubble anemone. Coral: Pink xenias, large green bubble, large leather, torch corals, mushrooms, zoos/polyps, green brain, orange sponge
Advice: Beneficial bacteria, let nature happen on it's own as much as possible.
Fish Kept: Fish: Blue Hippo Tang, Fiji Foxface, Gold Striped Maroon Clown, Paired Pink Skunk Clownfish, Lawnmower Blenny, Pink Spot Goby, Copper band Butterfly, Leopard Wrasse. Have kept: Blue jaw triggers, Volitan Lionfish, Purple Tangs, Scopas Tangs, almost every type of Clown Fish, Powder Blue Tang, Chalk Basslets, Mandarin Gobies.
Corals/Plants: Coral: Pink xenias, large green bubble, large leather, torch corals, mushrooms, zoos/polyps, green brain, orange sponge.
Tank Size: 75 gallons
About Yourself: Always had a fresh water tank. My youngest son wanted to get "Nemo" so I decided to try a saltwater tank, failed misserably, then finally got it right.

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