110 gallon SPS Dominated Reef - Triton Method

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  1. Simonsen

    Simonsen Active Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Hi People.

    This is a thread about my 110g SPS dominated reef tank from Norway. I have always been fascinated about SPS dominated reefs so this time i wanted to start my own. I have been through lots of supplements and lightning to find the perfect setup.

    Now i am using a ATI Hybrid fixture and use Triton Core7 for supplements whit awesome results. Stable values and good par readings seems to be a good receipt on growth and colors!

    Enjoy looking at the thread and feel free to comment! :)

    First some specs about the setup and the inverts;

    Aquarium/Sump:
    - 120x55x55 (cm) 110g aprox.
    - 50 G sump with refugium

    Skimmer/Filtration:
    - Nyos Quantum 220
    - AF90 Reactor w/Phosfate Minus + Triton AL99

    Circulation:
    - 2x Ecotech Vortech MP40 Quite Drive
    - Ecotech Vectra S1

    Light:
    - ATI Hybrid Powermodule (2x75w & 4x39w)
    - ATI Purple Plus x 2
    - ATI Blue Plus x 1
    - ATI Actinic x1

    Dosing:
    - GroTech Tec3 NG
    - Triton Core7 Other Method

    Computer:
    - Apex Neptune Lab Grade
    - Apex Feeding Module
    - Apex ATK (Autotop off module)

    Other:
    -Eiheim 200w Heater
    -Ecotech Reeflink
    -Ecotech Battery Backup
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    Livestock:

    Fish:

    - Zebrasoma Flavenscens
    - Zebrasoma Xanthurum
    - Acanthurus coeruleus
    - Chromis viridis
    - Amphiprion ocellaris
    - Red Scooter Blenny
    - Firefish
    - Mystery Wrasse
    - Sixline Wrasse

    Inverts:
    - Turbo Snails
    - Sandshifter Sea Star
    - Peppermint Shrimp
    - Cleaner Shrimp
    - Fire Shrimp
    - Sexy Shrimp
    - Crocea Clam

    SPS:
    - Acropora Spathulata
    - Acropora Echinata Ice n Fire
    - Acropora Subglabra
    - Acropora Purple Bonsai
    - Acropora Hychintus
    - Acropora Strawberry Shortcake
    - Acropora Efflorescens
    - Acropora Staghorn Aussie
    - Acropora Humilis
    - Acropora Tenius WD
    - Acropora Suharsonoi
    - Acropora Fenneri
    - Acropora Tortousa Ice
    - Acropora Millepora
    - Acropora Pearlberry
    - Acropora Horrida
    - Montipora Cap, Red/Green
    - Montipora Digitata, Blue
    - Montipora Digitata, Forestfire
    - Pocillopra Damicornis
    - Stylophora Pistillata
    - Seriatopora Calendrium
    - Seriatopora Hystrix

    LPS:
    - Catalaphyllia Jardinei x2
    - Thrumpet Coral, Caulastrea curvata
    - Scolymia Australis

    Zoas:
    - Eagle Eye Zoas
    - Blonde Eyed ******* Zoas
    - Radioactive Dragon Eye Zoas
    - Rasta Zoas

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    The tank was startet 20.04.2015 but i need to restart the system, so the pictures are from later time.

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    Wow gorgeous reef! Love it!
     
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    Simonsen Active Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Thank you, sir! :)
     
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    Simonsen Active Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    After some hours with working in the sump, i finaly got finished! Still some more job to do, but this is the result! :)
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    Beautiful tank and great photography skills!
     
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    Looks awesome.
     
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    Thanks alot! :D
     
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    Happy cleaner sunday!! Guess my PB enjoyd it! :D

    Take some few shots of the progress! Still good growth and colours, and one happy guy whit zeovit! :D

    A question to you Acro Experts; Someone who know the ID of the Acropora? :)
     

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    Absolutely stunning. I'm very jealous! Love the tank and the photography skills really show off those happy corals!
     
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    jasonandsarah Sticks, sticks and more STICKS

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    Bottlebrush Acropora?
     
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    Simonsen Active Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Some updates on mye little reef! Buyed 2 new Vortech MP40 QD and stopped whit Zeovit. Gonna start up whit Aqua Forrest and try that for a while! :)

    I have also ordered a new Orphek Atlantik v3, and wait for it to arrive! :)

    A Picutre 9 months after startup! :)

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    why did you stop with zeovit
     
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    Simonsen Active Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    I dont get the result that i hope for, so gonna start whit AquaForest products insted. Same method, just whitout Zeolits :)

    Gonna post results after some weeks of dosing! :)
     
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    i did zeovit for a little over a year and did not get the result that I was expecting as well so I gave up since.
    The zeo stuffs are expensive as hell.
     
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    Simonsen Active Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    IF you have a system whitout fishes (Almost) you gonna achive better results. And YES, Kz products are expensive! :)
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    Thank you! :)

    Seeing forward to get my Orphek Atlantik V3 now! :)
     
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    I've never been a fan on Zeovit, just becuase of how heavily involved you've got to be. But, it does produce some great looking tanks! Yours included.
     
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    Absolutly agreed! Many stunning tanks on Zeovit. Its so Nice to see a ULNS reef! :)

    Thanks :)

    Hope it get better whit the time! :)
     
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    Say hallo to my New Orphek Atlantik V3!

    Totaly awsome light! Hydra52s is good, but this is Totaly awsome! Updates Will Come! :)

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