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Wayne Shang's Fish-Only Aquarium


Owners Name: Wayne Shang

Location: Fremont, California, USA

Year the tank was set up: 2001

Size and Volume of the Tank: 300 gallons

Sump Size: 85 gallons

Pounds of Live Rock:600 pounds + 300 pounds in sump

Sand Type/Depth: CaribSea Special Grade - 3 inches

Type of Biological Filtration: Live rock and sand


Main system pumps: ATK 6560 (1600 GPH)

Additional pumps: Two Tunze Turbelle 2002

Monitoring Equipment: Aquadyne Octopus Controller

Protein Skimmers: ATK Maxi II

Wavemakers: Tunze 7082 Interval power timer

Doser: AquaTune

Chiller: Aqua Logic Cyclone 1/3HP

Heaters: Two 250W Ebo-Jager


Lamps: Two 36 inch fluorescent 10K and two 36 inch fluorescent 50/50

Photoperiod: 10K - 10 Hours, 50/50 - 12 Hours


Water Temperature: Winter: 78 - 79 degrees F; Summer: 80 - 81 degrees F.

Specific Gravity: 1.022 - 1.023

PH: 8.2 - 8.3

Nitrate: <10 ppm

RO/DI water: 6 stage unit

Brand of Salt Mix: Tropic Marin


Water Changes: 25% every 3 weeks


Fishes (14 large and 3 small angelfishes) are fed twice a day. Morning: Hikari Marine A soaked in multivitamin supplement; Evening: Hikari Frozen Mysis & Ocean Plankton, Mega Marine and Mega Marine Algae.

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