20 gallon long AIO nano reef

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by monkeybiz, May 3, 2013.

  1. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    Maybe, we'll see. I think time could linearly decrease depending on how much of the bottled bacteria you introduce relative to the system. The Fritz that I'll get will be the 4 oz version rated for 80 gallons.
     
  2. monkeybiz

    monkeybiz Guest

    Well, I finally got the tank wet!

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    Here's a pic before I added sand

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  3. aqua-nut

    aqua-nut Supporting Member

    pics not working for me!
     
  4. monkeybiz

    monkeybiz Guest

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    is there an easy way to post pics from a phone to here?
     
  5. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    I use photobucket app. Nice looking tank!
     
  6. Kmooresf

    Kmooresf Supporting Member

    Looks good. What is the clay pot for? planning a pair of clowns?
     
  7. monkeybiz

    monkeybiz Guest

    Yup, had a pair or clowns in my last tank and loved watching them swim around.

    Tj
     
  8. MyReefMonkey

    MyReefMonkey Guest

    Nice tank! I really like that overflow box
     
  9. monkeybiz

    monkeybiz Guest


    thanks!

    i found some time to work on the tank this weekend. bought some egg crate and made a overflow rack to hold some filter floss. it was just floating around in the first chamber before the rack.

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    i also picked up free HOB filter that im converting into a HOB refugium. hopefully this plus my return pump will provide enough flow for my tank since the tunze 6025 and jabeo wp25 are to much for a my tank. i also cut out a larger opening in the cover of the HOB to let light in for the macro algae (probably chaeto). this HOB is perfect since it solves two problems i was having... one being to much flow with the two powerheads i have. the other was i didn't know how i was going to light the middle chamber of my overflow box that i was going to use as a refugium.

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    also picked up a frag of purple zoas from neptunes $10 frag tank. just shy of 20 ployps and they were all open and looking happy today. hopefully i'll be fragging them up next month and entering them into the DBTC program if all goes well.

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  10. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    Very cool, thanks for the update!
     
  11. Kmooresf

    Kmooresf Supporting Member

    Nice, it's coming along! What kind of light are you going to use for the HOB fuge? Very cool / creative idea.......it will be fun to see how it works out.
     
  12. monkeybiz

    monkeybiz Guest

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    I recently moved from Fremont to San Jose. Also added an eshopps 100h hob skimmer.
     
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  13. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    Where in San Jose did you move to?
     
  14. monkeybiz

    monkeybiz Guest

    Fts after the move.

    -Orange mushroom (from bondolo)
    -orange ricordea (from bondolo)
    -green ployp toadstool (from bondolo)
    -undata (from bondolo)
    -purple/blue zoas
    -hairy green tipped mushrooms
    -green ployp toadstool (rescue from crashed tank)
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  15. monkeybiz

    monkeybiz Guest


    Right next to evergreen college.
     
  16. tr1gger

    tr1gger Keyboard Cowboy

    I like it! I need to figure out what I will do with my 20g Long. I am thinking a frag tank
     
  17. monkeybiz

    monkeybiz Guest

    Here are some shots of my unknown zoas from Neptune's. This frag was the first addition to the tank and have doubled in size.


    Going to try and frag it for my first entry into DBTC. So if anyone's interested let me know. Very hardy and really fast growers.

    Started off at brownish purple, and have morphed into a really nice blue indigo color.

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  18. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    Very pretty. When you're ready, feel free to start a DBTC thread. :)
     
  19. zeroinverse

    zeroinverse Guest

    Reminds me of Tubbs blues, a classic but cool looking zoa.
     
  20. monkeybiz

    monkeybiz Guest

    Here's some current camera phone shots. Added some dragons breath Marco and some dbtc hammer coral from neuro.

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