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~LAST FTS~
24x24x18
May

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Historic
FIRST TANK
IN
2014-2016

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System crash
2016 to 2022
《Dino/cyano/whatever》

this is the only pictures i have from "the crash"
(and this was a good day in 2020)

2 years "fight" and 4 years "let it go"
All coral slowly died.
Put royal gramma in refugium.
No more water change
Or
peroxyde Dosing
Or
Over dosing Vibrant !
(Before knowing the truth)
Etc...

...Anyway...
I just turn around and walk away...

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¤Come back¤
Sylvester Stallone Training GIF by Rocky


~March 2023~
-Discard the sand.
-clean/brush/peroxyde rock/tank.
-New sand (1inch)
-6 months black out.
+
dosing VSV/MB7/KH2PO4/KNO3.

~September~
Slowly start adding light/fish and coral.


~october 2023~

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~January~
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~February 2024~
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~April 2024~
new rock from the sump
And anemone out.
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~End May 2024~


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:update to date:
19 May 2024

Tank :
24x24x18
Fuge : biocube14 link to system

Fish & friends
1x clown
1x Royal gramma♥︎ (10yrs)
1x Diamond goby★★
1x Flame hawkfish (04-13 fuge)
1x Silver bellly wrass★★
1x Tail spoted blenny★
1x Tuxedo ★★
6x mexicain Cerith Snail.
1x scarlet hermit (10yrs)
6x Nerite
2x Trochus
3x bumble bee

○May 2024○
Salt
& dosing:
Aquaforest sea salt.
All for reef : (6ml/day)
Np bacto balance : 1.2ml/day
Microbacter7 : 3ml/day
KH2PO4 : for +0.05ppm/day
Food: 0.17gram.

Parameters
S.G.: 1.026
pH : 8,2
(outside air/Co² scrubber)
ALK: 8.2-8.6dKh
No³: 11 ppm
Po⁴: 0.08-0.01 ppm

SPS

Pink cadillac
Applejack
Myagi
Ponape
Forest fire
Red digi
Sunset montipora
24k Leptoseris

ZOA / PALY
PurpleMonster
SunnyD
Rasta
Bambam
Scrambled eggs
Rainbow incinerator
FireCraker/red oxyde
Emmerald on fire
Gatorade
Blue hornet
Radioactive Dragon eyes
Fire&ice (T.accl.)
Alpha-omega
Armor of god (T.accl.)
Goblin's fire
Nirvana
Seduction (f.Observ.)
Super saiyan (f. Observ)
BlondBlueeyesB. (dead)

OTHERS
clove polyp
gsp
Ricordea (10yrs)
Pulsing Xenia (fuge only)
Rusty Gorgonia
Purple gorgonia
Anenomenee (fuge, since 24 March)
2x RFA

Light

A8's
10,24,03,03,33,24
2xT5 40min.
19/03: 07,20,00,00,29,20
24/03: 07,22,02,02,31,22
26/03: 07,25,02,02,35,25
14/03: 08,28,02,02,40,28
T5:60min.
15/05: 5%/60% & 10%/80% (no T5)


April 2024
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MAY 2024
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!say cheese!
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It looks like there is a lot of potential there and you are off to a good (re)start! Good luck on your adventure!!!
 
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The room behind the wall !
Was the kingdom of a 60x36x20 planted tank in the past.

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-october 2023

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-January 2024
...The tank is surfing... let it grow !...
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10 years old Royal "pirate" Gramma.
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I see some (probably) dino trace on the sand...
New coral shipment arriving tomorrow morning...

In the rabbit hole again...
I swear if it's goes out of hand.... i dump gazoline and ignite the tank....
 
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I see some (probably) dino trace on the sand...
New coral shipment arriving tomorrow morning...

In the rabbit hole again...
I swear if it's goes out of hand.... i dump gazoline and ignite the tank....
parameters:
No3: between 20 and 30ppm
Po4: 0.03-0.06ppm

dosing:
0.7ml bacto balance
1ml mb7 (don't know why)
3ml AFR (ALK steady 7.8-8.0dkh)
3ml: kh2po4 (+0.03 in tank)
pH: 8.1-8.2

so, I only kept the blue LEDs, reduced them in % for a few days and completely siphoned the sand on the surface where there were traces of dino/whatever. there really weren't many, probably it could have seemed unnoticed to non-experienced eyes but I've been paranoid since these 6 years spent with the invaded aquarium.

since start of dino/etc...
dosing: vodka/vinegar/sugar at night.
anyway my No3 are a little high for my taste.
first week 1ml/55gallons
second week 2ml/55gallons
I slightly increased the white and cyan yesterday...
I'm waiting sand reaction.

Light :

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FIGHT !
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you need to teach me how to take pictures like yours loll

mind me asking why you think your tank crashed early on?
 
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Crash: tank doing good for 2 years... refugium full of cheato/algae/cyano/dino...

Need to move tank... almost emptying the tank... move refugium full of water
Since then...
tank develop algae/cyano/dino and refugium was clean...
I reduce light in tank and blast refugium whit light...
Transfering cyano and all the scrap from the tank to refugium.
The scrap died in refugium... what the heck ?
After 2 years i give up...
Stop water change... coral slowly dying after 2 years...

6 years later... here we are...
Clean tank, change sand, peroxide on rock...
4 months total blackout and dosing vodka/vinegar/sugar/mb7.
 
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Crash: tank doing good for 2 years... refugium full of cheato/algae/cyano/dino...

Need to move tank... almost emptying the tank... move refugium full of water
Since then...
tank develop algae/cyano/dino and refugium was clean...
I reduce light in tank and blast refugium whit light...
Transfering cyano and all the scrap from the tank to refugium.
The scrap died in refugium... what the heck ?
After 2 years i give up...
Stop water change... coral slowly dying after 2 years...

6 years later... here we are...
Clean tank, change sand, peroxide on rock...
4 months total blackout and dosing vodka/vinegar/sugar/mb7.
summed it up pretty well hahaha
 
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parameters:
No3: between 20 and 30ppm
Po4: 0.03-0.06ppm

dosing:
0.7ml bacto balance
1ml mb7 (don't know why)
3ml AFR (ALK steady 7.8-8.0dkh)
3ml: kh2po4 (+0.03 in tank)
pH: 8.1-8.2

so, I only kept the blue LEDs, reduced them in % for a few days and completely siphoned the sand on the surface where there were traces of dino/whatever. there really weren't many, probably it could have seemed unnoticed to non-experienced eyes but I've been paranoid since these 6 years spent with the invaded aquarium.

since start of dino/etc...
dosing: vodka/vinegar/sugar at night.
anyway my No3 are a little high for my taste.
first week 1ml/55gallons
second week 2ml/55gallons
I slightly increased the white and cyan yesterday...
I'm waiting sand reaction.



FIGHT !

No more trace of dino, so i :
Vacuum the sand yesterday and finish by a storm + 5micron socks
Dosing 4ml VSV at night about to slow down when NO3 hit the 15 ppm.

I'm going to wait a few days before turning the lights up "slowly". anyway no coral has complained so far.

Start:
10,24,03,03,33,24%
3 day:
00,00,00,00,10,00%
1week:
00,00,00,00,24,24%
week2:
05,12,00,00,18,12.%
Week3:
05,13,00,00,20,13%
week4:
05,17,00,00,27,17%
week5:
07,18,00,00,27,18%
week6:
07,20,00,00,29,20%

Week8:
08,28,02,02,40,28... sand still good
 
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I'm starting to find this extra tank more and more practical. it is connected to the system and I used it initially for the cheato.
then to put the new frag in observation.
then why not a freshly arrived fish.
then a forest fire waiting to emerge from its ashes.
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then recently I saw some aptasia appear.
so I added 3 Peppermint shrimp inside. 1 week later it was done.

I rarely see aptasia in the DT, I rely on the filter sock to prevent the worst from getting through... but hey, if it happens I use epoxy or crazy glue.... it's not a emergency but you have to react now, no procrastination allowed!

Today seeing a young aptasia emerge in the DT on my "problematiques rock"...
well...
this extra tank has won another additional role...
★aptasia cleaning station★

I just took the rock out and put it in...
We can see the traces of old combat in the photo.
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I also took the opportunity to mistreat some vermetid snails.

at least all my rocks from the DT can be taken out without disturbing the hard scape. this "fuge" is like a Swiss army knife...

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Blue agave/zombie/seduction... who's knows !?
Let's say... seduction.
Anyway these are the most beautiful "People eater" I have in my tank ! :beaming-face-with-smiling-eyes:

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Ok now I have to put the camera aside and wait a few months!

Hurry!
 
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New Frags ! (Classic) waiting in refugium.

Fire and Ice
Alpha and Omega
Armour of God
Radioactive Dragon eye

Forest Fire...
Red Monti Digi
Sunset Montipora
24K Leptoseris

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