24x24x96 (240gallon) glass aquarium, 75 gallon custom sump/refugium, Euro-Reef protein skimmer, PhosBan Reactor 150 running NPX bioplastics, Reeflo DART return pump, Four 120watt LED lights, 300 pounds live rock
Keep up on water changes. I do weekly 15% changes with reef crystals
Blue Tang, Blue Throat Triggerfish, Ocellaris Clownfish, Yellow Watchman Goby and paired pistol shrimp, Sleeper Gold Head Goby, Green Mandarin, 4 Blue/Green Reef Chromis, Yellow Tang - Hawaii, Sailfin Tang, Spotted Mandarin, 2 engineer gobies, skunk cleaner shrimp
Frogspawn, assorted polyps, two brain corals, leather mushroom coral, green birdsnest coral, shelf coral, acropora, trumpet coral, orange montipora plate coral
"To truly understand the cost of a reef tank, one must first fill their tank with $5 bills and light it on fire."
Reef keeping for 2 years, started with a 75 gallon, next moved up to a 150 gallon with sump then finally bought a brand new 240 gallon tank and Custom made stand and sump.
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