Low-Tech High-Tech 40 Breeder (no filtration)

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look what arrived today :star-struck:
Goniaster Tessellatus. been looking for one of these for a very long time!
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He lost a few spines during shipment by the looks of it but I was somewhat expecting that.
he’s very active and currently cruising around in the breeder box!
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look what arrived today :star-struck:
Goniaster Tessellatus. been looking for one of these for a very long time!
FD0F4E6B-9BDC-4199-A47F-7595886A0566.jpeg

He lost a few spines during shipment by the looks of it but I was somewhat expecting that.
he’s very active and currently cruising around in the breeder box!
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That has got to be one of the most beautiful starfish I’ve ever seen! It sure would be the star of that tank!
 

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look what arrived today :star-struck:
Goniaster Tessellatus. been looking for one of these for a very long time!
FD0F4E6B-9BDC-4199-A47F-7595886A0566.jpeg

He lost a few spines during shipment by the looks of it but I was somewhat expecting that.
he’s very active and currently cruising around in the breeder box!
0D509519-095F-4633-9992-32B8A81CB923.jpeg


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Probably gonna borrow that design for a simple fish acclimation box tank looks awsome so far as well
 

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look what arrived today :star-struck:
Goniaster Tessellatus. been looking for one of these for a very long time!
FD0F4E6B-9BDC-4199-A47F-7595886A0566.jpeg

He lost a few spines during shipment by the looks of it but I was somewhat expecting that.
he’s very active and currently cruising around in the breeder box!
0D509519-095F-4633-9992-32B8A81CB923.jpeg


58828845-B52F-4CA8-8551-F19D0C3D255E.jpeg
Some amazing pictures of your starfish!
 
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Look at these little fellas I found at my LFS!
for years I’ve been looking for a pair of spotted coral crouchers, and here they are! Now I am on the hunt for a birdsnest colony for them to live in.
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Is that a plastic shoebox with holes drilled on to the sides? What magnet are you using?




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that is essentially what it is. I'm using a Tunze care magnet with the blades taken off, it's just what I have on hand at the moment, it works pretty well as a temporary acclimation box.
 
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Small update on the tank: everything looks great! I added a naoko wrasse but it died for an unknown reason, aside from that everything is looking really good. I will post more in depth updates soon.

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Update:
Corals are doing really well and the trident has done a great job keeping parameters stable, I’ve also gotten a couple new corals! though I’ve run into a cyano bloom which I think is caused by my thorough sand vacuuming method, since my nitrate is sitting stable around 1.5 I think my sand is TOO clean and too sterile so I’m switching to biweekly water changes to see if it fixes my problem. I used to have this issue in my 6 gallon until I stopped cleaning the sand completely.

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