5 years SW Reef experience
16month old Mixed primarily SPS.
2x 250w Phoenix 14K Halides, 2x 54w T5 HO Actinic+, 2 Seio 1500gph PH's, 55g sump w/refugium.
29g secondary display refugium housing RedSea pulsing Xenia, 2 True Perc Clowns.
Octopus NW200 skimmer, Phosban reactor running GFO 24/7
Nothing good happens quickly in a reef tank. Start slow, get an RO/DI to make your own water and research every single fish, coral and invert before you buy it.
Pair of Goldstripe Maroon Clowns,Ornate Leopard Wrasse, Bipartitus Leopard Wrasse, Hi-Fin Goby & Randall's Pistol shrimp, Hector's Goby, Chromis
16 Acropora species, 3 Montipora Species, Favia, Ricordia, Paly's, Zoa's, 2 Maxima Clams, Frogspawn
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