tunis' ap12 - my 1st nano reef

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by tunis, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. tunis

    tunis Guest

    hey fellow bay area reefers..this is my 1st post and im new to the saltwater aquarium hobby. my brother is a longtime reefer and ive been reading alot on nano-reef.com. im in the process of building my 1st nano reef and im starting off small with a aquapod 12. enough about me..here's some specs and pics of my nano tank:

    Current AquaPod 12 (converted rear chambers into a fuge)
    Current SunPod 70w MH 14K
    Maxi-Jet 1200
    Tunze Nanostream 6025
    Hydor FLO
    Hydor 50w Heater
    Homemade Custom Stand
    20lbs Nature's Ocean Bio-Activ Live Aragonite Natural White #0 (super fine grain)
    14lbs Live Rock (12lbs - Display, 2lbs - Fuge)

    Fuge setup:
    Chamber #1 - Filter Floss / SeaChem Renew on egg-crate shelf
    Chamber #2 - Live Sand & Live Rock
    Chamber #3 - Return Pump & Heater
  2. pixelpixi

    pixelpixi Guest

    Welcome, tunis! Nice tank. Is it still cycling? Do you know what you're going to add first?
  3. LeviT

    LeviT Guest

    Welcome, your tank seems to be coming along nicely.
  4. tunis

    tunis Guest

    thanks guys! it's been cycling for 2 weeks now and i added 2 electric blue hermit crabs recently. water parameters have been stabilizing nicely.
  5. beaupierce

    beaupierce Guest

    looking great...keep up the good work. This is a great place to learn from experienced people,
  6. tunis

    tunis Guest

    tank update:

    pH: 8.2
    Alk: normal
    NO2: 0
    NO3: 0
    NH3/NH4: 0
    Ca: 460
    SG: 1.023

    water seems pretty stable! ;D
  7. tunis

    tunis Guest

    ...i added my very 1st (zoa) frags today! ;D
  8. LeviT

    LeviT Guest

    Nice score.
  9. neyugn0w01

    neyugn0w01 Guest

    Looks good. Tell Sean he can pick up his Tyree Watermelon now.
  10. ReeferGirl

    ReeferGirl Guest

    very nice! good job!
  11. tunis

    tunis Guest

    [quote author=neyugn0w01 link=topic=4130.msg51389#msg51389 date=1218148143]
    Looks good. Tell Sean he can pick up his Tyree Watermelon now.

    LOL! Okay...I'll frag half and give the other half to him!
  12. tunis

    tunis Guest

    Goniopora: Pink w/ Blue Eyes!
  13. neyugn0w01

    neyugn0w01 Guest

    Looking good.

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