Photo #1 - 1yr Old 46 Bowfront Reef Tank In Progress.

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Submitted By: Craig Babineaux on
Photo Caption: 1yr old 46 BOWFRONT Reef Tank in progress.
46 gallons reef tank (mostly live coral and fish) - 1yr old 46 BOWFRONT Reef Tank in progress.

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State: Texas
Country: United States
Description: 1 yr old 46 Gal Bowfront. ProClear 60 Wet/dry (replaced bio balls with live rock rubble). Also have rocks in sump area with macroalgae and a 65watt 6500K floodlight bulb. Proclear 75 Protein Skimmer, Uv Sterilizer, Heater, Koralia Hydor #2 powerhead, Quiet one 2200 pump(1200 gph flow). Lighting is PC 192 watts dual daylight and dual actinics. Looking to upgrade to T5's in the future.
Advice: Patience! I don't have very much so i've had to learn from my mistakes. I watch LA Fishguy on youtube and read alot. Don't believe everything you read. What might not work for someone else might work for you. If you can afford it take some risks. Don't be afraid of ick. Use garlic and feed well. It will go away. Alot of flow will solve alot of algae problems and most of the time they will run their course... so don't freak out!
Fish Kept: Coral Beauty, Maroon Clownfish, 6 Line Wrasse, Pajama Cardinal, Green Chromis, Cleaner Shrimp
Corals/Plants: Colt, Branching Hammer, Mushrooms (around back,viewed from side)Palys. Finger Leather traded for Pulsing Xenia. Since split Hammer but not in pic. Will be in next update along with Xenia.
Tank Size: 46 gallons

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