Saltcorner
By Bob Goemans
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HISTORY

Owners Name: Rusty West

Location: Westlake Village CA, USA

Year the tank was set up: Spring 1999

Size and Volume of the Tank: 60"L x 20"W x 40" Tall, 200 gallons Fish-Only

Sump Size: Custom dimensions 36" L x 16" W x 16" Tall

Pounds of Live Rock: Crushed Coral, 2 inches

Type of Biological Filtration: Commercial Bio-Wheel in custom size sump

EQUIPMENT

Main system pumps: Two Rio 4100 submersible pumps

Additional pumps: Fluval 403

Monitoring Equipment: Digital thermometer

Protein Skimmers:Red Sea Berlin

Chiller: 1/4 HP

Heaters: 300W

LIGHTING

Lamps: Four 96W Power Compacts

Photoperiod:Motion sensor activated only

CHEMISTRY

Water Temperature: 76 - 80ºF

Specific Gravity: 1.021

PH: 8.0

Nitrate: 50 ppm

Additives: pH buffer

Water Changes: 15 gallons per week

Brand of Salt Mix: Real Ocean Water

LIVESTOCK

# 4 Royal Gramma

# 2 Percula Clownfish

# 2 Porcupine Pufferfish

# Longhorn Cowfish

# Clown Triggerfish

# Clown Tang

# Powder Blue Tang

# Powder Brown Tang

# Naso Tang

# Eblii Angel

# Lemonpeel (hybrid) Angel

# Fishers Angel

# Flameback Angel

# Navarchus Angel

# Banana Eel

FEEDING

Daily feedings of Mysis, Formula brand frozen and flake foods

GENERAL HUSBANDRY

Weekly cleaning of algae, rotate corals, & water change

ANY PROBLEM AREAS

Occasional algae and red slime out breaks

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