Here's to a better Reef Aquarium in 2022! What can you do to make that happen?

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Do you have reef tank goals for 2022?

  • I have a goal but no plan in place

    Votes: 179 19.1%
  • I have a goal and a plan in place to get there

    Votes: 409 43.6%
  • I haven't thought about a goal but now will consider it

    Votes: 91 9.7%
  • I'm flying by the seat of my pants in 2022

    Votes: 260 27.7%

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Timfish

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Goal is to set up a solar powered pure Lee Chin Eng system (no water pumps, external filtration just live rock). Been thinking about it for about 30 years so got a pretty good sequence of putting it together. But an outside observer would probably think I'm flying by the seat of my pants.
 

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If I knew two years ago that I would have the medical issues that I now face, I"d have never gotten a tank the size I built. Maintenance suffers when you can't bend a knee to go below or have the strength to clean the acrylic.
I am recognizing my limitations and I have elected to hire the LFS to come monthly to do maintenance. It's $75 that I'd love to save but I believe God does not give us problems, he gives us the opportunity to find a solution.
Until the neck and knee surgery are in the rear view, this is my reefing goal... Tread water with a little outside help.
 

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I'm going to stop trying to pet my fish.

Ok, that was a joke, but as others have mentioned I also have a difficult time leaving things alone. I'm going to be better about that. My goal for 2022 was to set up a bigger tank, but that has changed to just doing my little 18" cube as good as I possibly can. The plan is to get all of the testing kits/equipment that I should have bought when I started and really get a better understanding of lighting, flow, water chemistry and what is needed to have a thriving reef tank.
 

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My plan is to finally stabilise my tank and start seeing some growth and happy corals again.
The last few months have been a rollercoaster in nutrient swings and once I get the doser I've put my hand up for, I'll hopefully get that to calm down and start to see some success.

I'd also like to get some more colour back in the tank as some of it seems to have trickled off due to the swings.
 

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I started my plans for the 180 2 year ago lol it up and running fish and coral from my 29 moved over pick up a cleaner crew pick up some more fish my plan is go slow I will be picking up a ICP test soon I still have hi no3 less then 10ppm I have no Phosphates so plan on figuring that out all the LPS is look good just a couple things did not like the move plan on adding some SPS and more LPS in the next couple months
 

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Jon Patrick/jtone

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I have a goal and that is to maintain these beautiful corals that I have growing out nicely right now. The plan is to go hard, and most likely go broke along the way! I’m going all in ladies and gentlemen. IF EVERYONE WOULD PLS BOW YOUR HEADS AND TAKE ONE MOMENT OF SILENCE FOR THE BEAUTIFUL TORCH CORAL COLLECTION THAT I LOST AT WAR IN 2021 THOSE dang BLACK BUGS SNUCK UP ON ME REAL GOOD ‍♂️ I WILL NEVER LET THAT HAPPEN AGAIN AND THATS NOT A GOAL ITS A FACT! HAPPY NEW YEAR REEF 2 REEF FAMILY I WISH YOU ALL A GREAT NEW YEAR AND STABLE TANK PARAMETERS
 

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Lots of ideas, no plan of action as of yet!

Corals are doing so well in my display I've thought about setting up a couple frag tanks to sell corals out of. Turn it into a hobby level business to start with. But unsure. Seems like there's so many coral shops, be hard to compete. However, it seems I have a recipe for successfully growing corals, but unsure if I want to sell them commercially.

I also want a AIO reef tank in my office around 40-50 gallons. I was thinking maybe selling corals could pay for the aio tank. :)
 

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I have finished all my coral additions to my biocube 32. Time to sit back and let it grow into colonies with no casualties :). And to get my nitrate and phosphate levels at the sweet spot without having to dose, doing some feeding tests lately to see if a drastic increase will help. So far no, but one day this year I will find the answer with the help of everyone's past experiences I constantly read on here.
 

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i wont cast a vote for this question for the very simple reason being I never tried keeping corals in my tank though all the fishes are reef safe. please suggest some species which i should try as a beginner with corals. also would be happy if someone would provide some small frags for placing in the tank as my LFS has no corals for sale
 
BRS

Peninsula Reef Tanks...

  • I currently have one

    Votes: 41 23.8%
  • I used to have one set up

    Votes: 8 4.7%
  • I would like to try one in the future

    Votes: 89 51.7%
  • No interest

    Votes: 34 19.8%
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