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Cody's 40 Breeder Peninsula Reef - 1 Year Update

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Hey Guys! Noob to R2R here and just wanted to share a video and photos of my first attempt at a reef tank that just turned 1 year old. It's a 40 breeder reef, peninsula style, and bare bottom. Here's a list of the equipment that run my tank!


Tank Size:
40 Breeder Display (bare bottom)
20 gallon sump

Filtration:
200 Micron Filter Sock
Marine pure block
Reef Octopus SRO-1000 Int.
BRS Mini Carbon Reactor
Reef Dynamics BPR-135

Lighting:
Reef Breeder Photon 24 w/ DIY diffuser

Flow:
Jebao DC-9000 Return Pump
Maxspect Gyre XF-130

ATO:
Tunze Osmolator

Dosing:
Jebao DP-4 Auto Dosing Pump


On to the good stuff now, video and pictures!


FTS March 2016
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FTS November 2016
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Now for the stocking list and pictures! Bare with me as I'm just getting familiar with using a DSLR camera with manual focus.

Fish:
(1) Bangaii Cardinal
(1) Royal Gramma
(1) Dussumieri Tang (Locally Caught)
(2) Dispar Anthias

Bangaii Cardinal
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Royal Gramma
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Dussumieri Tang (Wild Caught)
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Dispar Anthias
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Corals:
2 Zoas (Locally Caught)
2 Gonis
2 Fungias (Locally Caught)
1 Acan
1 Symphyllia Wilsoni
1 Blasto
1 Duncan
5 Euphyllias
1 Monti
8 Acros

Zoa (ID??) - Locally Caught
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Zoa (ID??) - Locally Caught
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Bloomingberg Goniopora
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Purple Goniopora
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Fungia Plate Corals (Locally Caught)
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Superman's Cape Acan
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Symphyllia Wilsoni
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Red Blasto
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Duncan
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Purple Frogspawn
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Bicolor "Hammerspawn"
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Gold w/ Green Tip Hammer
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Green w/ Purple Tip Hammer
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Electric Purple Micro Torch
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Green Montipora Confusa
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Acropora Caroliniana
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Golden Sunshine Mille
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Purple Stylo
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Purple Wolverine Acro
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Acro (ID??)
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Baesil's Touch Acro
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Rose Blossom Acro
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What a year it has been, the learning curve was definitely steep and it was a great journey! Now to watch the corals grow out and fill this tank! I will end this with a FTS from a side panel. If anyone wants pictures of the entire setup, sump, or anything in general; I'll be happy to do so!
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awesome tank and photos. I want to do a penninsula for my next build. No dead spots with the gyre?
Thanks! I love peninsula tanks because you can place a lot more corals on either side of the rock work.

The gyre does have somewhat of a dead spot directly in the middle of the tank but I'm counteracting that by having the return outlet directed in the area that needs the flow.
 

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Great tank shots, and congratulations on a happy tank
 
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Wow I forgot about this thread!! Thanks for reminding me of what my tank used to look like. Things have really changed since 2016, I’ll update you guys now. Here’s a FTS from December 2018
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I built a new trigger “knock off” sump
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And got a new little baby convict tang
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I got plenty more pictures if you guys are up for it!
 
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I haven’t been able to take photos recently so here’s some pictures from December 2018. I’ve got more but I’d rather share updated photos when I get to it!

No name Goni
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Sniper’s Blue Something
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ASD Fuego
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No name Gold Torch
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Euphyllia Arch
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Green Trachy
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Typical Blasto’s
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Alrighty, as requested this is lighting schedule for my photon v2. Lmk if you have questions, apparently its supposed to be similar to the ecotech AB+ schedule but it works for me! Screen Shot 2019-02-22 at 3.11.34 PM.png
 
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I'd also like to update my current tank equipment which can be found below:

Tank Size:
40 Breeder Display (bare bottom)
20 gallon diy sump

Filtration:
(2) 200 Micron Filter Sock
Marine pure block
Reef Octopus SRO-1000 Int.
BRS Mini Carbon Reactor

Lighting:
Reef Breeder 32" Photon V2

Flow:
Jebao DC-9000 Return Pump
(2) Maxspect Gyre XF-230's
Icecap battery backup for the gyre's

Heating/cooling:
Inkbird ITC-308
(2) aqueon heaters
Target clip-on fan

ATO:
Tunze Osmolator

Dosing:
Jebao DP-4 Auto Dosing Pump
40 mL's of BRS Calcium Chloride
40 mL's of BRS Soda Ash
4 mL's of distilled vinegar
 

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