Saltcorner
By Bob Goemans
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HISTORY

Name: Josh Worth

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Set up: October 2007

Tank size: 29 Gallon

Sump: 10 gallon Wet/Dry

Sand: Aragonite Mix/1.5" deep

Live Rock: Approximately 60 lbs Marshall and Fiji

EQUIPMENT

Skimmer: Coral Life Superskimmer up to 65 gal

Wavemaker: none

Doser: none

Chiller: none

UV Sterilizer: none

Refugium: none

Denitrator: none

Heater: 200 watt

LIVE STOCK

1 Desjardini Sailfin Tang

2 Ocellaris Clowns

1 Starry Blenny

1 Coral Beauty

1 Sixline Wrasse

3 Blue Reef Chromis

12 mini blue leg hermits

2 Zebra hermits

1 Cleaner Shrimp

1 Fire Shrimp

1 Blue Tuxedo Urchin

1 Serpent Star

2 Peppermint Shrimp

2 Bubble Tipped Anemones

2 Turbo Snails

3 Margarita Snails

1 Red Foot Algae Snail

1 Astrea Snail

CORALS

Torch Coral

Cabbage Leather

Red Mushrooms

Green Striped Mushrooms

Fuzzy Green Mushrooms

Blue Spotted Mushrooms

Green Star Polyps

Colt Coral

Candycane Coral

Yellow polyps

Green Zoanthus

Orange Zoanthus

Pink Zoanthus

Fire Coral

Montipora Capricornis Plate Frag

Sun Coral

Yellow Toadstool Leather

Waving Hands

Pink Pulsing Xenia

Galaxea

Button Polyps

Long Tentacle Plate Coral

Blue/Orange Florida Ricordea

LIGHTING

Fluorescent lamps: 65 watt dual actinic (420nm & 460nm) and 65 watt dual daylight (6,700K % 10,000K)

Photoperiod: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

CHEMISTRY

Water temp: 80 +/- 1

Specific Gravity: 1.024

PH: 8.2

Nitrate: >10 PPM

Water change: 5 gallons a month

Salt: Instant Ocean

FEEDING

Twice a day; mysis and flake also green marine algae every three days or so.

GENERAL HUSBANDRY

Clean glass as needed with Magfloat

Clean skimmer and inspect once a month

PROBLEM AREAS

None

COMMENTS

Began as a 56 column tank in October 2006 and moved from Muncie, IN to Indianapolis, IN April 2007. Moved sand, live rock, and livestock to 29 gallon in October 2007 after another move to save space. No fatalities as a result of the moves and very few fatalities since I began the hobby.

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