2.4 x .850 x 720
approximately 1500 Litres
1.20 x .50 x .400
approximately 500 Litres
3 year old tank
Protein skimmer.. Deltec AP1004
Calcium Reactor.. aquacare
Computer system.. IKS
Main Pump .. Deltec 5250, 6000L
Top up.. Tunze Osmolator, IKS dosing pump
Water Flow .. Tunze Streams, 4 x 6100(12000L) 1 x 6200 (20000L)
Nitrate Reactor.. Natureef
Phostphate removal .. Salifert Phostphate Killer
Temperature: 25 - 27°C (IKS Computer)
pH: 7.80 - 8.10 (IKS Computer)
Specific gravity: 1.025 (Refractometer)
Calcium: 400 mg/l (Salifert test kit)
Magnesium 1300 ppm (Salifert test kit)
dKH: 8.5 (Salifert test kit)
Nitrate: 2ppm (Salifert test kit)
Phostphate: .20ppm (Hannah Photometer)
4 x 400 watts Coralvue 14K single-ended metal halide bulbs
8 x 54 watts T5s (osram blue 67)
Buy the best equipment, so much money is wasted by always upgrading.
Red Stylophora ,Red Pocillopora
Red Seriatopora , Hydrophora
When you see signs of stress in your fish, you can then take steps to identify the source of that stress and then to resolve it before it becomes a major issue.
If you're looking for a unique way to stock your new tank, give freshwater shrimp a try.
If your fish is suffering, you may want to consider euthanasia as an option to humanely end his pain.