Description: 24 gallon Nanocube
32 lbs live rock, 20 lbs live sand, 4 lbs "GARF grunge"
72 watts of 50/50 compact
Upgraded pump, upgraded heater
No carbon or any chemical filtration
One sponge for mechanical filtration
ATO top off with 5gallon sump
Separate pod cultivation tank (2.5 gallon)
Advice: Cycle long, build slow, read a lot, Diversity = stability
Understand your biology.
Fish Kept: True Perc Clown pair, breading
Don't over stock fish! 1 inch of fish for every 5gallons of water. 24 gallon tank? No more then 4.8 inches of fish, total. I only have about 3 inches between my two clowns. I am considering adding a High Fin Goby/pistol shrimp pair.
Corals/Plants: Mostly tank propagated, variety of soft corals
Several species of corallimorphs (mushrooms)
About seven species of zoainthids
Green star polyps
Three species of gorganians
Two species of sarcophyton
One colt coral
Five species of snails (Astaea, Margarita, Nerites, Ceriths, Nassarius)
Ten small hermit crabs
One emerald crab
Two cleaner shrimp
Lots of micro brittle stars
A healthy population of copepods, amphipods and other plankton.
One large feather duster worm
Lots of little feather dusters
Small worm snails