[First Tank] 18-Gallon AIO Mixed Reef

ikeasuperfan

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Hi everybody, just thought I'd share my tank. It's my first aquarium and it's been up for about 2 months. I'm hoping to make it more LPS dominant but I have a few SPS and softies as well.
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Tank: Cobalt C-Vue 18 All-In-One
Light: AI Prime 16HD (UV:50,V:50,RY:60,B:60,G:15,DR:15,ML:0,CW:15)
Powerhead: Jebao SINE SOW-5
Heater: None at the moment, I live in the desert so the water constantly stays at 78 F. (If the water gets cooler during the winter I'll be investing in one.)
Scaping: Live rock and Caribsea Fiji Pink Live Sand

Corals:
1x 3-Headed Branching Purple-tip Hammer
2x Zoa Frags (Hoping to get a Nightmare Zoa frag soon!)
1x Xmas Favia
1x Orange Ricordea
1x GSP Frag
2x Montipora Cap
1x Montipora Digitata
1x Acan
1x Unknown SPS (I'm not sure if its another monti digitata or not, regardless I'll probably be removing it soon as it seems to have died or is dying, and I reallocated its old spot for the favia.)
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Fish:
2x Ocellaris Clowns
1x Royal Gramma
1x Yellow Watchman Goby (Currently in quarantine, no photos yet!)
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Inverts:
~4x Blue-legged hermit crabs
3x Margarita Snails
1x Emerald Crab (favourite part of my CUC!)
1x Pistol Shrimp

Feeding:
-Hikari Biopure Frozen Brine Shrimp
-Red Sea Reef Energy Plus AB+

Future Plans (so far):
-Add Macroalgaes into the DT for aesthetics and nutrient control
-Add a longnose hawkfish
-More coral ;)

Any feedback would be appreciated! Also, I'm looking for interesting soft/LPS (mainly soft) corals to add to the tank, so if you have any suggestions I'd love to hear it!
 

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Great looking tank! Especially for only 2 months. I like to hear you have new fish in QT- your way ahead of many in that regards. My only concern would be the tank over heats if your in the desert. I didn’t see a chiller in your list. But looks good my friend! Can’t wait to see what else you do with it!

I’m in LA near LAX. If your ever down this way send me a PM. I may have a frag or two for you.

Take care my friend and HAPPY REEFING!
 

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