Saltcorner
By Bob Goemans
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Owners Name: Thiru S.

Aquarium is setup as a room divider, and can be fully seen from both sides!

Location: Malaysia

Year the tank was set up: 2010

Tank Dimensions: 84" x 36" x 30" (inches)

Sump Dimensions: 60" x 24" x 18" (inches)

Top Off/RO water Tank Dimensions: 24" x 18" x 12"(inches)

Tank Volume: 1486 Litres (392 gallons US)

System Volume: 1910 Litres (504 gallons US)

Sand Type/Depth: Shallow bed - 5 cm

EQUIPMENT

Pumps: 3 Eheim 1264, 2 Vortech MP40W, 4 Tunze 6055, 2 Hydor Koralia

Reactors/Phosphate: Reef Maniacs

Calcium Reactor: Deltec PF601

Protein Skimmer: Deltec SC2560

Monitoring Equipment: Milwaukee ORP and pH controller, Elliwell Temperature Controller

Doser: JBJ ATO - Bubble Magus BM-T01 3 channel doser with BM containers (adds additional calcium, magnesium and alkalinity to system)

Chillers: 1hp York air conditioning outdoor unit with cooling drum

Ozonizer - Sander Certizon C100 ozonizer

Heaters - none

RO Unit: 3 stage unit with booster pump and dechlorinator

UV - None

Auto Feeder: Eheim 3581

LIGHTING

3 Orphek Alantik LED's

Photoperiod: Still fine tuning the setup...but for now...blues and UV (channels 1 & 3) start ramping up at 9am and reach full power at 12:00pm.They stay at 100% until around 9pm where they start ramping down to 0% at 9:30pm.Whites& red (channels 2 & 4) start ramping up at 12:00pm then hit 100% at 1:30pm and stay at 100% until 6:45pm where they then ramp down to 0% at 8:45pm

CHEMISTRY

Water Temperature: 25C - 78F

Specific Gravity: 1.025

pH: 8.3

Calcium: 420 - 460

Redox: 380 mg/l

Alkalinity: 7.9 - 8.2

Nitrate: 0

Nitrite: 0

Phosphate: 0.02 - 0.07 mg/l

Magnesium: 1300 - 1350 mg/l

Additives: None

RO/DI water: RO - Yes Di - No

Brand of Salt Mix: Aquavitro Salinity

FEEDING

Twice daily - Ocean Nutrition, New Life Spectrum Thera +, Dainich Marine, and Julian Sprung sea weeds (green & purple)

GENERAL MAINTENANCE

Water Changes: 20% - every 3 weeks

FISH:

Sohal Tang, 2 Yellow Tang, Blue Tang, Purple Tang, Fowleri Tang, 10 Blue-Green Chromis, 8 Spotted Cardinal, 10 Talbots Damsel, 3 True Percula Clowns, Black Percula Clown, Rose Skunk Clown, Falco Hawk Fish, Lawnmower Blennie, 2 6-Line Wrasse, 8-Line Wrasse, Secretive Wrasse, Yellow Candy Hogfish, 9 Cloudy Damsel, Majestic Angel, Lubbocks Wrasse, and 5 Bartletts Anthias.

CORALS/INVERTS:

Various Acros, montis, zoas, mushrooms, xenia, frogspawn, pipe coral, 2 Squamosa Clams, Large Crocea clam, Turbo snails - loads of em, 20 Nassarius snails, Indian starfish, Orange Linckia, Sand sifting starfish, and a pair of Banded Coral Shrimp.

PROBLEM AREAS:

PO4 - try my best to keep it at target values around 0.04 or less but usually hovers around 0.07!

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