Nano attempt round 1

Discussion in 'Connecticut Area Reef Society' started by Peter Dietz, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. Chrisfish

    Chrisfish Well-Known Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Partner Member 2018

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    Any updates on your tank? Pictures?:)
     

  2. Peter Dietz

    Peter Dietz Well-Known Member

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    Just the one a few posts up. I bought a new light yesterday and will probably add somethings this coming weekend
     
  3. Peter Dietz

    Peter Dietz Well-Known Member

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    I live in Danielson, ct
     
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    What fish were you thinking of adding?
     
  5. Peter Dietz

    Peter Dietz Well-Known Member

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    Just a frostbite clown
     
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    Peter Dietz Well-Known Member

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    JUST A frostbite clown
     
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    kgstei Well-Known Member CTARS Member

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    They are nice looking fish for sure. For what it's worth I would think about starting with the less expensive fish until I was sure I got the handle on a nano tank
     
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    Peter Dietz Well-Known Member

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    Yea I was thinking that as well. I want to grab a few zoas to start with the fish
     
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    Well a quick update. Went down to Shoreline Pet today and picked up a powerhead for a GREAT PRICE. Would have gotten more but I got that evil eye from my other half. But the tank is ready for inhabitants and they should be in the tank next week. I also got a new LED and changed the scape around pictures below.
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    DustyXB9Reefer Well-Known Member

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    Looks good! What light and powerhead did you end up getting?

    Also, careful with those "free corals". Yeah that was very nice of the other member to offer the Kenya Tree but that is one of those weed type corals haha. By that I mean it's one of those corals that never stop growing and spread like wildfire.
     
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    Peter Dietz Well-Known Member

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    I got the aquatop csp-1 265 gph. Moves alot of water so I had to change my rock work around to divert some of the flow and the new aqua scape I think looks amazing. And I got a Current Orbit led for now until I can get my hand on something nicer. I really like the blue/purple look most tanks lights have. Here's the new scape.
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    Just an FYI: I didn't see any algae growth or bloom during my cycle either. But when I added CUC, coral and fish they did/are doing great. I wouldn't use an algae bloom as a factor on whether or not your tank's ready for life
     
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    Peter Dietz Well-Known Member

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    I've heard things like that. Gonna pick up a few snails and hopefully some zoas. I'm looking for if anyone is selling
     
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    I love your scape . nice and open. Also that is one sweet bowfront. makes me wish I would have went AIO and rimless
     
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    Peter Dietz Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, it's never to late to go AIO and rimless.
     
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    Very true !
     
  17. Peter Dietz

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    Got bored today and since I haven't picked up any livestock I redid my aqua scape yet again and added a new piece of rock so I'll let it run through its cycle again.
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    Love the aquascape!:)
     
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    Peter Dietz Well-Known Member

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    Thanks I keep playing with it. trying to find the perfect scape to accommodate all types of corals and make my fish happy. I'm thinking about a possum wrasse and a designer clown
     
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    You have a couple nice pass thru and looks like a lot of places for corals!
     
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