EVO 13.5 Gallon Nano Reef - Beginner

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  1. Ashley Garabedian

    Ashley Garabedian New Member

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    Hi Reef Community

    I started a nano reef in March 2019, it's my first tank. It currently houses two mocha snowflake clownfish, a tank bred watermelon anemone, a captive-bred sharknose goby, an emerald crab, trochus and nassarius snails, a conch, and some corals.

    The Evo has been okay, quite a bit of it has been replaced.

    Tank Upgrades this far:
    Kessil A160WE tuna blue
    marine pure ceramic media pure balls and blocks
    100 micron filter pad
    eheim pump
    hydor koralia 240 gph pump on timer kicking on and off every 30 minutes
    cheap amazon heater (need to upgrade)
    vivid creative aquatics random flow generator 1/2"

    The feeding schedule is 2-3 times a day with rinsed rods.

    So far so good! Any feedback is welcome!
    Zoanthids, started with 2 IMG_2760.jpg IMG_2760.jpg
    Tank bred watermelon bubble tip anemone. It's eating shrimp and salmon.
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    Loving that polyp extension IMG_2763.jpg
    Coral Eating a huge piece of shrimp :) IMG_2767.JPG IMG_2780.JPGThe Evo IMG_2783.JPG
     

  2. SPR1968

    SPR1968 Fish & Coral Addict! R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 UK Reef Club Member Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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    Beautiful pictures and tank Ashley, very nice indeed

    And welcome to R2R as well, it’s great to have you with us!
     
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    Welcome to R2R Ashley!!
     
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    Welcome to R2R, Ashley! The tank is looking good.

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    Welcome to R2R!!
    This is a Great place for info and Help

    Looking good
     
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    Welcome and wow, looking good in a short period of time.
     
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    Welcome to R2R Ashley!!!
     
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    Beautiful pics Ashley !
    Welcome to the club !:)
     
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    Welcome to r2r! Your tank looks great so far!
     
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    Hi Ashley. You have beautiful pictures. Keep in mind, if you run into any problems; you let us know. We would love to help in any way we can. Welcome!
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    !!! Welcome to R2R Ashely !!! Beautiful tank and pics.

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    Welcome to R2R and thanks for signing up. Good looking tank.
     
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    your nem eats salmon?!? it eats better then me LOL
     
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