Vleis Box Reefer 170 (Floating Reef)

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Sand is in, just needs to clear up a bit, but now the tank can cycle while i clean & sort the wiring..

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Loooooooooooooong Story short. Tank Crashed 1 day after transfer.

Power Outage led to more stress & lost all my corlas, except the Clam....

Fast forward a Yeah.......

Fought Algae with Vibrant, then I Fought Cyno Because of the Vibrant. Then lost interest, then decided to buy house & move, so attention was else where..... Poor tank just got neglected......

BUT NOOOOOOOW, The tank is in its new spot for the long haul.....

Slowly started adding back corals....
Added the Kalk Stirrer back up to raise PH & Also too the skimmer like outside for some fresh air.
Added Cheato with a Chinese 1000W grow light. Not sure if its actually 1000w. Hahhahaha But last night I hit a smooth 8.4ph which im VERY happy with... BUUUUUUUT I think that is becuase i did a 20% WC.....

The Growlight I think Bleached the cheato, when i checked it, it the one side had a few WHITE stands instead of greeeen, but i did run the light 24/7, will reduce it & run it opposite my Display lights......

Tank as it currently stands.
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Seems like things have started to stabilise in the tank...
Just need to swop out my STC, for some reason mine can go lower than 1deg for variance & i dont like a 1deg temp swing every few hours, normal stc has a variance of 0.3deg I believe.........

Kalk is slowly being pushed up, so theres some consumption & im happy with that....

Had a little surprise with my cheato’s effectiveness... Dropped from 25ppm to 1ppm in one week (or i botched that 25ppm test)
Phos also slowly going down & im feeding 2frozen food blokkies a day...

Well thats that. Heheheheheh
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Still Empty, but will start stocking up now that things have “stabalised”

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