Saltcorner
By Bob Goemans
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HISTORY

Owners Name: Craig Polisky

Location: Agoura Hills, CA, USA

Year the tank was set up: 1997

Size and Volume of the Tank: 60"L x 24"W x 30" Tall, 150 gallon "Surge Tank"

Sump Size: Dual 35 gallon plastic cans

Pounds of Live Rock: 200 lbs. Marshall Islands

Sand Type/Depth: 2" silica and aragonite sand

Type of Biological Filtration: Hybrid version of the Berlin Method

EQUIPMENT

Main system pumps: Iwaki 40 RLT filter pump, Iwaki 40 RLXT circulation pump

Additional pumps: Dual Rio 2500's pumping up to two surge containers

Reactors: Knop D calcium reactor

Protein Skimmers: ASM G series venturi driven

Monitoring equipment: Pinpoint pH meter

Wavemakers:Dual CSM surge units

Doser: None

Chiller: WCA 1/3 HP

Heater: 300W EboJager

LIGHTING

Lamps: Three 250W Coralife 10K's, Two 40W Actinic Fluorescent lamps.

Photoperiod: 2:00PM - 10:00 PM

CHEMISTRY

Water Temperature: 76-80ºF

Specific Gravity: 1.020

PH: 8.0

Calcium:400 - 450ppm

Nitrate: 10 ppm NO3-N

Additives: None

Water Changes: 20 gallons every two weeks

RO/DI water: RO - yes, DI - no

Brand of Salt Mix: Real Ocean Water

FEEDING

Every other day Mysis shrimp, Formula Two flake food

GENERAL HUSBANDRY:

Water change as noted above and clean window of algae every few days, and cleans skimmer every two weeks

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