Saltcorner
By Bob Goemans
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HISTORY

Owners Name: Frank Gari

Location: Westlake Village, CA, USA

Year the tank was set up: Spring 2001

Size and Volume of the Tank:96"L x 17"W x 42" Tall, 270 gallon Curved Fish-Only

Sump Size:30"L x 10"W x 24" Tall

Type of Biological Filtration: Standard wet/dry trickle filter

Sand Type/Depth: 3" crushed coral

EQUIPMENT

Main system pumps: Iwaki 30 RLT

Additional pumps: 1/15 HP Koi / Spa pump

Heaters: Two 300W

LIVESTOCK

# 6 Blue Damsels

# 3 Blue Damsels

# 4 Percula Clowns

# Yellow Tang

# 4 Heniochus Butterfly fish

# Clown Trigger

# Koran Angel

# Emperator Angel

LIGHTING

Lamps: Two 48" 40W SunDay Fluorescent lamps

Photoperiod:4:00PM - 11:00 PM

CHEMISTRY

Water Temperature: 78 - 82ºF

Specific Gravity: 1.021

PH: 8.0

Nitrate: 50 ppm

Water Changes: 20 gallons every 2 weeks

Brand of Salt Mix: Real ocean water

FEEDING

Daily feedings of frozen Mysis shrimp, Angel Formula, Romaine lettuce and Prime Reef flake food

GENERAL HUSBANDRY:

Wipe algae, vacuum gravel, 20 gal water change, clean & rotate corals

PROBLEM AREAS

Some excess algae and during summer months temperature rises up to 84 - 85ºF

COMMENTS?

Due to the tall narrow nature of the tank an internal (pocket) overflow was added so as all water could be oxygenated via a wet/dry trickle filter.

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