tunis' ap12 - my 1st nano reef

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  1. tunis

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    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:

    Hardware:
    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

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

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

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

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    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

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

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    Nice score.
     
  9. neyugn0w01

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

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    very nice! good job!
     
  11. tunis

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

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

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    Goniopora: Pink w/ Blue Eyes!
     
  13. neyugn0w01

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    Looking good.
     

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