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I have like 85 fish in there with 33 being big tangs or small juveniles of big tangs.

So I'd say 50 or so smalls. I have 4 different schools (kinds) of damsels, 5 pairs of different clowns, hawkfish, blennys, two angels, mystery wrasse, coris wrasse, Pajama & Banggai cardinalfish schools, monos and a few others.

I do need to add more smalls but as you could imagine they kind of disappear in there... LOL

I would love a school of 100 green chromis!!
This is just my way of enjoying tanks but something I think is pretty cool is tiny fish in a huge tank. Like small blennies and gobies that might just randomly show up once a week, and it just gives you a dopamine rush. I dunno if you feel the same but I'm a huge proponent of this (LOL)
 
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I have like 85 fish in there with 33 being big tangs or small juveniles of big tangs.

So I'd say 50 or so smalls. I have 4 different schools (kinds) of damsels, 5 pairs of different clowns, hawkfish, blennys, two angels, mystery wrasse, coris wrasse, Pajama & Banggai cardinalfish schools, monos and a few others.

I do need to add more smalls but as you could imagine they kind of disappear in there... LOL

I would love a school of 100 green chromis!!
Chromis would be amazing!
 
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This is just my way of enjoying tanks but something I think is pretty cool is tiny fish in a huge tank. Like small blennies and gobies that might just randomly show up once a week, and it just gives you a dopamine rush. I dunno if you feel the same but I'm a huge proponent of this (LOL)
I do love seeing the Springeri dottyback down deep against the base of the rock stack pop out and chase something. I get stoked knowing that he's still hanging in there.

I will continue to add smalls for sure just a few more bigs and i'm done with them... (dussumieri & Achillies)

Chromis would be amazing!
Agreed! They would look amazing up top cruising around!!
 
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Here is my favorite tang! Fowleri Tang growing nicely.
 
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Moved some of the rock from the sump behind the big tank to a platform in the 500 gallon sump. Going to move rock from the display that’s on the ground that came from the holding system back to the 500 gallon sump as long as there are no corals on it. Want to be able to walk around the rockwork with nothing in the way.
 
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Going to attack the phosphates and Nitrates next. My good fish buddy Neil C. hooked me up with some amazing fluidized media reactors to help with this process! These are Deltec FR1020 reactors that hold 14 liters of media each, 8” x 36”… perfect for the job!!
 
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Is that showing the po4 at a full 2 ppm?
Yes, maybe even 3ppm!! I have more GFO and Carbon on it's way!!

I'll set up the other reactor over the holiday and get that on track!!
 
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