Shaz’s Evo 13.5

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We bought this tank a year ago. We had had small freshwater tanks before and my daughter had a betta tank. We were interested in getting a new tank and my husband was interested in saltwater but I was scared of them. The guy at the lfs convinced me that it wasn’t any harder than maintaining a freshwater tank other than mixing salt I guess that is true if you never knew how to properly care for a freshwater tank either. All I can say is that getting into the hobby has been a big learning curve but I’m so glad I did it! I always thought that coral were boring and just like plants, I couldn’t have been more wrong. So far in the tank I have:
- 2 clowns
- 1 polka dot hermit
- 2 blue legged hermits
- a few trochus and cerith snails
- 2 anemones (we had 1 but it split yesterday!)
- pulsing xenia
- gsp
- bright green palys
- zoa (not sure what the name is, they are brown and pink)
- waving hand
- blue mushroom

Upgrades:

- inTank media basket
- Tunze 1312 ATO
- Jebao SW-2 wave maker

We are still using the stock light and pump

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That looks very nice, I love Xenia but just be aware it’s very invasive and can start to take over. It’s sometimes better for it to have its own rock to help control it.

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That looks very nice, I love Xenia but just be aware it’s very invasive and can start to take over. It’s sometimes better for it to have its own rock to help control it.

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Thanks. I’m aware of the Xenia :) I pluck it every time I do a water change. It is extra work but I really like it.
 

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Thanks. I’m aware of the Xenia :) I pluck it every time I do a water change. It is extra work but I really like it.
I really like it as well

Im tempted to add some to my big tank, but on a large rock so I can move it away from anything else, sort of rock isolation. It’s a beautiful coral and just needs a bit of ‘control’ as your doing.
 
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Thanks. I’m aware of the Xenia :) I pluck it every time I do a water change. It is extra work but I really like it.
Some of my favorite coral is considered weeds. Fireworks clove gsp i love both. Tank is looking good.
 

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