13.5 Fluval Evo. New to the hobby!


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Hello, everyone!

We have a fluval evo 13.5 stock everything with an additional fluval 15 gallon pump, and protein skimmer.

Our livestock includes: a black ice clown, neon goby, 2 nessarius snails, 2 blue leg hermits, and a fire shrimp. We have a ricardea mushroom(sp?), A galaxea, a xenia, a chicken pox mushroom, a rainbow mushroom, and an ora red goniopora (does not like to come out often)

We have had our tank for about 4 months, and we are currently on a quest to make our goni come out. All our other corals are doing great- very colorful with pretty quick growth (don't actually know what quick is but significantly bigger over the course of a month)

We noticed our phosphates were high today so we added additional carbon. Here's our parameters for today:

Sel: 1.024
Alk: 10dkh
Calcium: 460
Magnesium: 1270-1280
Phosphates: .25
Nitrates: 2-5ppm

We have a couple other kits we need to restock, but from the info we have so far any help or advice would be greatly appreciated!

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Good start to your system and your thread! I look forward to seeing more updates about this Fluval here in the future!

Fan of the clownfish, a great mascot for the tank!

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