Nano Inspiration: Nano Photos Past & Present and Why Do You Nano?

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Have you ever had a nano reef tank?

  • I have one now (leave a photo in the thread)

    Votes: 269 47.8%
  • Yes, but in the past

    Votes: 121 21.5%
  • No and no plans to have one

    Votes: 96 17.1%
  • No but I want to have one in the future

    Votes: 68 12.1%
  • Other

    Votes: 9 1.6%

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SaltyZinn

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I'm just frustrated with the algae impeding the growth of some of the corals. I have thought about adding more rock work the tank. Probably will.
I had that issue about 8 months in. I got some microbacter7 and biofuel and it just disappeared in a few weeks. I almost gave up because my family didn't like how ugly it was... Glad I kept trying so... Don't give up!! Find your tanks balance...
 

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I’ve kept tanks of all sizes, but currently only have a 28g Nanocube, it’s around 10-11 months old, here it is:
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I have a Warpaint Scoly that literally looks identical to the one in your picture. Right down to the placement of the orange and teal stripes.
 

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Here’s my little 24 gallon Waterbox cube along with my IM Nuvo 20 softie (ish) tank! The cube has been running for three years while the Nuvo is a little over a year old! I personally love nanos but am really looking forward to upgrading to try my hand at something larger! Feel free to follow along on Instagram at Northwest_nano for more pictures and videos!
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Do you guys run skimmers on your nano setups. I’m at college and was thinking about setting a 10 gallon rimless cube. I was thinking of only doing mushrooms.
I have a skimmer on mine. 20 gal with a clown and cardinal fish. Probably overkill but it definitely pulls out some stuff.
Chemi pure tabs really helped mine more than anything.
 

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Started almost 3 years ago. Took things super slow. Started BB and with dry rock. I do weekly 20% water changes and feed corals 2-3 times per week.
Did you ever test for alkalinity? Mine was apparently like 5 for a year and things stalled. After dosing a months or two things started exploding.
 

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I have a build thread for this one with pics of what it looked like when I built it more than 15 years ago. The inhabitants were lost in a flood in May and only recently got it going again. DIY tank is 7 gallons. DIY chest. 20L sump
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Only a few small frags in it at the moment. CUC added yesterday and they are working on the algae shown in the pic. There is a link to the old build thread in my signature if anyone is interested (Pirate’s Reef).

This is what it grew into after the initial setup. I robbed a lot of it to put in my 140 when I got it set up.

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Uch this thread makes me very happy!

This is my 20 long (Work in progress) in my office, I love the hobby and was able to convince my boss to get a tank in our office, space wise this is the only tank that would work, i started with a 10 and it was too small so i upgraded since an love it even more.

Going through a bit of a brown algae stage currently but i am seeing great results so far.

I am thinking to add one or two more fish and lots lots of corals.
 

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A new cabinet is on the way for under the freshwater tank. I am also waiting for stock so I can upgrade my light on that tank too. For the reef tank on the left, I am adding an auto doser and may change lights at some point

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This is sick!
 
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Peninsula Reef Tanks...

  • I currently have one

    Votes: 54 24.4%
  • I used to have one set up

    Votes: 12 5.4%
  • I would like to try one in the future

    Votes: 108 48.9%
  • No interest

    Votes: 47 21.3%
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