New Reefer 170 build

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Hey guys, super excited about my new reefer 170 build. It's now 2 months and finally starting to come to come together the way I imagined,and just want to share it with everyone. Any feedback or advice would be great!
Tank-redsea reefer 170
Lighting-2 ai prime hd
Skimmer-nyos quantum 120
Reactor-IM minimaxx pro running brs gfo .8 rox
Return pump-ecotech vectra s2
Blower-icecap gyre 2k running about 30%
Dosing-tropic marin all for reef manually as of now
Coral food- redsea ab+ reef energy
Fish-blue star leopard wrasse, yellow coris wrasse,2 mochavinvi clownfish, firefish, orchid dottyback

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Sadly my coris wrasse jumped out of my 170, so you might want to be prepared for that, as they don't tend to do so well on armchairs.
Funny you say that, my yellow coris wrasse jumped out while I was doing my waterchanhe yesterday. Luckily I was able to put him right back in. Also I have lid so when im not around, they can't jump out.
 
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I honestly like it so far, it's a bit overpowered though. Between this and the return pump flow I get, I dont think I need anymore. I only recently turned it up to about 35 % and it's starting to blow the sand a drop. Imagine if I really cranked it up. I'd probably rip the flesh off my corals..
 
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And that's with only 1 lol. Ever thought about turning it down and incorporating a second on the opposite side? Sorry for beating a dead horse, just tossing around some ideas for my tank.
Yea I have definately thought about it. Only reason I have not pulled the trigger is because I feel that my corals love consistency. Even though it may be an upgrade, it would definatelly upset my existing coral.
 
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Had a small phosphate spike recently and lost a hammer coral. Also I bought an emerald grab and caught him nipping. So both probably helped kill the coral. I remove the crab and added sone fresh gfo to my reactor. Also cut back on feeding coral and fish. Got the phosphate back in check from .15ppm to .03ppm. Everything else is bouncing back pretty well. Here is an updates photo.
 

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