RATE MY NANO TANK!!! 6 MONTHS OLD

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Hey guys, so it's definitely been a challenging journey starting this hobby but I love it and things are finally starting to grow out and look awesome. I have a 20 gallon long that I started Jan 3rd 2021. Since then I've been going overboard buying corals and I think I'm already at the point where I need a new, bigger tank. Currently I have a 20g long, one DC powerhead a heater and AI prime 16. As for filtration I'm running a cheap 15$ mini HOB filter I got on Amazon. I just dosed Reef Flux (fluconazol) to beat bryopsis and today's only day 2 of that. Hopefully all the algea will be gone soon and I can enjoy the tank more. Please let me know what you guys think and please post some pics of your nano tanks I'd love to see them.

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Your corals are very healthy, colorful and one of the things I love about your nano is that it is long. I miss that, I have two 12 gallon cubes and because of the shape, I don't get that long look that you have.

I do have a short video of my tank, if it is okay I will post it here so you may see it.

I don't have really good pics to share, but for some reason my videos on my phone come out nicer.
 
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Your corals are very healthy, colorful and one of the things I love about your nano is that it is long. I miss that, I have two 12 gallon cubes and because of the shape, I don't get that long look that you have.

I do have a short video of my tank, if it is okay I will post it here so you may see it.

I don't have really good pics to share, but for some reason my videos on my phone come out nicer.
Yea please post a video!
 

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Yea please post a video!
This 1st video shows the size of my three tanks two are 12 gallons very small, LPS in black stand, SPS in white stand. The larger one by the door of my home is getting ready to serve as a cold water system 55F degrees from California and is 30 gallons still very small by today's size systems.
 
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They look awesome!
Thanks, I can't wait to share the experience after they complete a year. Nano's of this size are very difficult to maintain due to the many variables that collide against such a small volume of water, 10 gallons in my case. But the rewards are worth it once you get the system stable and it begins to mature. Any nano enthusiast will share the same thumbs up as they know what I am talking about.
 
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Thanks, I can't wait to share the experience after they complete a year. Nano's of this size are very difficult to maintain due to the many variables that collide against such a small volume of water, 10 gallons in my case. But the rewards are worth it once you get the system stable and it begins to mature. Any nano enthusiast will share the same thumbs up as they know what I am talking about.
Yea I can't wait to see them mature and grow!
 

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I rate that nano as 10/10 nice job

nice corals, no strong invasions shifting the eye focus in pics, just nice coral stands and clean nice sand and water. 10
 

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Your tank looks amazing. I would be afraid of the Xenia being that close to the Zoas. If Xenia makes it to that rock it will cover those beautiful Zoas. Otherwise looks like you need a 300 gallon tank lol. That is a very nice tank for being 6mo.
 
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Your tank looks amazing. I would be afraid of the Xenia being that close to the Zoas. If Xenia makes it to that rock it will cover those beautiful Zoas. Otherwise looks like you need a 300 gallon tank lol. That is a very nice tank for being 6mo.
Yea I'm going to have to rip out that xenia today actually. It's getting out of hand lol
 
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