Saltcorner
By Bob Goemans
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HISTORY

Owners Name: Larry Marshall

Location: Malibu CA, USA

Year the tank was set up: Summer 2000

Size and Volume of the Tank: 360 gallons

Sump Size: Trickle Filter - 100 gallons

Pounds of Live Rock: 350 lbs., - extra large pieces

Sand Type/Depth: Minimal - crushed coral

Type of Biological Filtration: Trickle filter, supplemented with a fluidized bed filter

EQUIPMENT

Main system pumps: Iwaki 100 RLT

Additional pumps: None

Reactor: None

Protein Skimmers: Custom venturi incorporated into wet-dry filter

Wavemakers: None

Dosers: none

Chiller: None

UV Sterilizer: Disabled

Heaters: Two 300W EboJager

LIGHTING

Lamps: Four 65W Power Compacts

Photoperiod: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM

CHEMISTRY

Water Temperature: 78 - 82°F

Specific Gravity: 1.021

pH: 8.0

Calcium:440 - 450 ppm

Redox: Not tested

Alkalinity: 8 to 11 dKH

Nitrate: 50+ ppm

Additives: None

Water Changes: 20 gal./ 2 weeks

Brand of Salt Mix: Real ocean water

FEEDING

Daily feedings of frozen Mysis shrimp and various Ocean Nutrition frozen foods

GENERAL HUSBANDRY:

Clean algae, clean and rotate artificial corals, and water changes every two weeks

PROBLEM AREAS

A very stable system

COMMENTS

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