First build - Fluval Evo 13.5

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Finally getting around to it-

My first ever saltwater tank and I have lots to learn.

Fluval Evo 13.5
Caribsea pink fiji sand
Caribsea Life Rock
Jabeo O-W10 wavemaker
DIY media basket chamber 1
Reef Glass skimmer chamber 1
Stock sponge filter (removed carbon, removed phosguard for now)
Additional media bottom of chamber 2
Stock return pump
Eheim 50W heater
Hygger dosing pump to chamber 3 (temporarily off)
Red Sea DIY Mesh Screen
Upgraded Nov. 2020 to Kessil A360X w/ WiFi module(30% ish peak)
Low tech water bottle ATO
RODI "buddie" with for top offs (verified 0 TDS)
Using Imagitarium Pacific Ocean water - planning on transitioning to mixing my own soon.

Originally cycled using raw shrimp / no additives - 08/2020 start date


Current stock list:
1x frostbite clown
1x black ice clown
1x watchman goby
1x tiger pistol shrimp
1x emerald crab
3x assorted hermits
3x nerite snails
2x astrea snails
About a dozen Dwarf cerinths
2x nassirus snails (both MIA)

1x wall hammer frag
1x small blue hammer frag
1x small octo frag
1x duncan frag (+3 heads growing in)
1x med blue duncan frag 6 heads
1x blasto frag
1x leptoseris frag
5x assorted zoa frags
1x echinata frag
2x assorted favia frags (2 heads each)
2x reverse blue neptune discosoma
1x RFA
1x Birdsnest frag


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Thanks for checking it out!!

Unfortunately Im having some major problems that I'm trying to work through - if anyone wants to take a peek and offer some advice it would be greatly appreciated (link below).

 
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Thanks for checking it out!!

Unfortunately Im having some major problems that I'm trying to work through - if anyone wants to take a peek and offer some advice it would be greatly appreciated (link below).

Just keep ur levels elevated like you’ve been trying and it’ll work out. My tank is 4 mo old and I just increased feeding to get mine thru diatoma
 

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Finally getting around to it-

My first ever saltwater tank and I have lots to learn.

Fluval Evo 13.5
Caribsea pink fiji sand
Caribsea Life Rock
Jabeo O-W10 wavemaker
DIY media basket chamber 1
Reef Glass skimmer chamber 1
Stock sponge filter (removed carbon, removed phosguard for now)
Additional media bottom of chamber 2
Stock return pump
Eheim 50W heater
Hygger dosing pump to chamber 3 (temporarily off)
Red Sea DIY Mesh Screen
Upgraded Nov. 2020 to Kessil A360X w/ WiFi module(30% ish peak)
Low tech water bottle ATO
RODI "buddie" with for top offs (verified 0 TDS)
Using Imagitarium Pacific Ocean water - planning on transitioning to mixing my own soon.

Originally cycled using raw shrimp / no additives - 08/2020 start date


Current stock list:
1x frostbite clown
1x black ice clown
1x watchman goby
1x tiger pistol shrimp
1x emerald crab
3x assorted hermits
3x nerite snails
2x astrea snails
About a dozen Dwarf cerinths
2x nassirus snails (both MIA)

1x wall hammer frag
1x small blue hammer frag
1x small octo frag
1x duncan frag (+3 heads growing in)
1x med blue duncan frag 6 heads
1x blasto frag
1x leptoseris frag
5x assorted zoa frags
1x echinata frag
2x assorted favia frags (2 heads each)
2x reverse blue neptune discosoma
1x RFA
1x Birdsnest frag


20201120_111316.jpg
Looks great!
 

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