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Miami Reef

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Tank Capacity/Dimmensions:

250 gallons. 92”x23”x27”. Custom tank built in 2008.

Lighting:

2 ATI SunPower T5 HO Fixture - Dimmable w/ Controller - 48 inch (8x54W)

13 hour photoperiod

Filtration:
  • Regal 250INT 10" Internal Protein Skimmer (VarioS) - Reef Octopus
  • 80 Watt Classic UV Sterilizer - Black Body - Aqua Ultraviolet
  • BRS GFO & Carbon Reactor - Dual with Sicce Syncra 1.5 Pump
  • 5 micron filter felt socks

Rocks & Sand:
Old live rocks, dry Carib sea rocks, 300-400lbs of oolite+Carib sea ocean direct

Chemistry:
Soda Ash and calcium chloride dosed during photoperiod with X1 Pro Wifi Dosing Pump - Kamoer
Magnesium manual dose - BRS

Red Sea test kits for Calcium, magnesium, nitrates, phosphates.
Hannah for Alkalinity
Refractometer

Tropic Marin reef salt mix 40 gallon water change per week.

Pictures coming up next.
 
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I have a 4 stage RODI for my auto top off and I also use it for my water changes.

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This is the tank. Right now it’s LPS dominant, but the remaining spaces will be loaded with SPS. I currently don’t have any fish because I had an ich/velvet from not quarantining any of my fish. Tank is fallow.
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Great setup, the DT looks nice and happy!!

How long has the system been set up? or did I miss that? ;Hilarious
 

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The tank had a complete reset on April 2021. So it’s been running for 3 months.
Wow, then that is a successful rested that looks great.
 
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