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My Tank Spec at 4th - 5th months (from Oct 2002)


Tank:
Juwel Rio 125 - about 26 US Gallon (water only)
(US$ 250)

Substrate:
Crush Coral 3-4" depth
(US$ 20)
Live Rock about 33 pounds
(US$ 90)

Water:
Filtered Seawater from LFW
(US$ 0.50/gallon)

Water Specs (typcial):
Ammonia - <0.1
Nitrite - <0.2
Nitrate - <15-25
PH - 8.3
Temp - 26-28C
Salinity - 1.021-24

Filter:
Juwel Internal Filter 600l/h (wool, act carbon, sponge)
Hdor Prime10 External Filter 300l/h (wool, act carbon, ceramic)
(US$ 50)
Eden 228 Power Head 1000l/h
(US$ 25)
Skimmer Piccolo Sander (using air difusser via a 5w air pump)
(US$ 15)

Chiller:
China Resun (set for 26-27C, room temp 32-34C)
(US$ 400)

Lighting: (2" from tank surface)
Coralite Actinic 18W x 2 (12 hrs)
Arcadia Marine White 18W x 3 (9 hrs)
(US$ 80)

Livestocks :

Invertebrates
Blood Shrimp x2 (US$ 5)
Red Starfish x1 (US$ 3)
Duster worms x2 (US$ 1)

Corals
Leather coral (US$5)
Xenia (US$ 6)
Dead Man cora (US$ 5)l
Sun coral (US$ 5)
Soft corals (US$ 5)
Bubble-type corals (US$ 8)
Mushrooms (US$ 3-6)
Fungai coral (US$ 10)
Aemone corals (US$ 10-15)
Anemone x 2 (US$ 5-10)
various

Fish
Maroon clown (US$ 5)
Percula clown x3 (US$ 2)
Yellow wrasse (US$ 3)
Green wrasse (US$ 3)
Flame angel (US$ 25)
Potter angel (US$ 20)
Blue damsel (US$ 2)
Blue/yellow damsel (US$ 3)

My current feeding regime :-
Daily - 1 cube of frozen blood worm
2x Weekly - pieces of prawns
1x Weekly - brine shrimps
 

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Discussion Starter · #2 · (Edited)
My Tank current Spec at 10th months (from Oct 2002)


Tank:
Juwel Rio 125 - about 26 US Gallon (water only)
(US$ 250)

Substrate:
Crush Coral 2" depth
(US$ 20)
Fine Coral Sand 1" depth
(US$ 10)
Live Rock about 33 pounds
(US$ 90)

Water:
Filtered Seawater from LFW
(US$ 0.50/gallon)

Water Specs (typcial):
Ammonia - Not check
Nitrite - Not check
Nitrate - 70-80 ppm
PH - 8.3
Temp - 27-29C
Salinity - 1.021-24

Filter:
Juwel Internal Filter 600l/h (wool, act carbon, sponge)
Hdor Prime10 External Filter 300l/h (wool, act carbon, ceramic)
(US$ 50)
Eden 228 Power Head 1000l/h
(US$ 25)
Skimmer Piccolo Sander (using air difusser via a 5w air pump)
(US$ 15)

Chiller:
China Resun (set for 26-27C, room temp 32-34C)
(US$ 400)

Lighting: (2" from tank surface)
Coralite Actinic 18W x 2 (9 hrs)
Arcadia Marine White 18W x 2 (7 hrs)
(US$ 80)

Livestocks :

Invertebrates
Blood Shrimp x1 (US$ 5)

Corals
Soft corals (US$ 5)
Bubble-type corals (US$ 8)
Mushrooms (US$ 3-6)
Anemone x 1 (US$ 25)
Button corals
Flat Brain coral (US$ 20)

Fish
Percula clown x3 (US$ 2)
Yellow wrasse (US$ 3)
Green wrasse (US$ 3)
Blue damsel (US$ 2)
Blue/yellow damsel (US$ 3)
False Maroon Gamma (US$ 5)
Yellow Tank (US$ 15)

My current feeding regime :-
Daily - 1 cube of frozen blood worm
2x Weekly - pieces of prawns
1x Weekly - brine shrimps
 

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not to flame... just a word for the wise... to many fish..... but with that said.... excelent looking tank :)
 

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My Tank current Spec at 12th months (from Oct 2002)


Substrate changed:
Due to sudden increase in Nitrate from 30ppm to 100ppm
lots of corals started to die.

Perform a major maintenance & cleanup.
Crush Coral 2" depth changed to 3" Fine Coral Sand
 
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