Fluva 13.5 Marleys_Reef

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Fluva 13.5
Has been established for about 6 months
Live rock and sand
LPS
Blue leg hermits
Zebra turbo snail
Trochus snail
Tiger conch
Sand sifting star
Randall pistol shrimp and goby
Good Coral Banded Shrimp
Spot tail blenny
Two clowns

Light: Fluval marine 3.0
Refugium Light: Tunze Eco Chic Refugium 8831
Return pump: jerepond 400gpm adjustable
Flow: Nero 3
Chamber 1: intank with filter floss on top, GFO and Carbon in middle, bio rock in bottom.
Middle chamber: live rock in bottom with chato refugium light submerged (you will see it on in one of the photos.
Chamber 3: return pump and a heater.

The stand I made. I made it to match the fireplace it’s by.

Perimeters:
Calcium: 440
Magnesium: 1400
KH: 11.8
Phosphate: .25
Nitrate: 5
Being a small tank I’m finding the parameters can really fluctuate quickly. However, my numbers seem to be very close to this week after week.

So I was introduced to this hobby by my mother. Long story short, I have three boys, two ended up with betta tanks, and I ended up with this. Wasn’t trilled at first but grateful and willing. I’m a combat vet and have dealt with issues for many years. Nothing has been more therapeutic than having this tank. I only say this because if you have the ability to get someone into the hobby, help them out. Even if it’s just suggesting a low cost setup, or giving them an old piece of equipment you know is sitting in that bucket in your garage. You may just help them in ways they didn’t know was possible.

Well, I’ll keep this thread updated with photos as the tank grows.

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Fluva 13.5
Has been established for about 6 months
Live rock and sand
LPS
Blue leg hermits
Zebra turbo snail
Trochus snail
Tiger conch
Sand sifting star
Randall pistol shrimp and goby
Good Coral Banded Shrimp
Spot tail blenny
Two clowns

Light: Fluval marine 3.0
Refugium Light: Tunze Eco Chic Refugium 8831
Return pump: jerepond 400gpm adjustable
Flow: Nero 3
Chamber 1: intank with filter floss on top, GFO and Carbon in middle, bio rock in bottom.
Middle chamber: live rock in bottom with chato refugium light submerged (you will see it on in one of the photos.
Chamber 3: return pump and a heater.

The stand I made. I made it to match the fireplace it’s by.

Perimeters:
Calcium: 440
Magnesium: 1400
KH: 11.8
Phosphate: .25
Nitrate: 5
Being a small tank I’m finding the parameters can really fluctuate quickly. However, my numbers seem to be very close to this week after week.

So I was introduced to this hobby by my mother. Long story short, I have three boys, two ended up with betta tanks, and I ended up with this. Wasn’t trilled at first but grateful and willing. I’m a combat vet and have dealt with issues for many years. Nothing has been more therapeutic than having this tank. I only say this because if you have the ability to get someone into the hobby, help them out. Even if it’s just suggesting a low cost setup, or giving them an old piece of equipment you know is sitting in that bucket in your garage. You may just help them in ways they didn’t know was possible.

Well, I’ll keep this thread updated with photos as the tank grows.

IMG_2197.jpeg

IMG_1809.jpeg


IMG_2198.jpeg IMG_2085.jpeg IMG_2083.jpeg IMG_1931.jpeg IMG_1911.jpeg IMG_1845.jpeg IMG_1792.jpeg IMG_1755.jpeg IMG_1749.jpeg IMG_1744.jpeg IMG_2047.jpeg IMG_2043.jpeg IMG_2042.jpeg IMG_1980.jpeg IMG_2034.jpeg IMG_2112.jpeg IMG_2150.jpeg IMG_2162.jpeg IMG_2164.jpeg IMG_2166.jpeg IMG_2168.jpeg IMG_2167.jpeg IMG_2175.jpeg IMG_2174.jpeg IMG_2173.jpeg IMG_2195.jpeg
Beautiful and following! Love the green!
 

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