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I moved in may of 2021 and upgraded my Waterbox 70:2 to a Fijicube 108 EXT. After quite a few mishaps the tank was finally transferred in early June. In the first two weeks I lost my Mombassa lionfish and and flame angelfish due to an Ich outbreak. As things started to settle in with the tank, I was at a loss as to which direction I wanted to take the tank. I ended up deciding to make large anemones and Euphyllia the focus of the tank, with some SPS (mainly branching acros) to round it out.

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Aquarium specifications:
  • Aquarium: FijiCube 108 EXT ~( 47.24"x 23.62"x 22.44") 108 Gallons
  • Sump: stock Fijicube 24 with media tray installed
  • Return: Neptune COR 20 (will use it to feed a manifold)
  • Skimmer: Dalua Great White GW -12
  • Waterflow: MP40WQD , Gyre 330 x2
  • Heater: 2x 300w finnex heating element with Inkbird controller
  • Chiller: JBJ Artica 1/4 hp (fed by manifold)
  • UV Sterilizer: Aqua ultraviolet 24w UV, fed by manifold in line with chiller
  • Controller: Apex with WXM, PH, ORP, Salinity, Trident
  • Light: Reefi Uno x3 with RMS across tank mount
  • Dosing pump: Neptune Dose x1, Ecotech versa for kalk reactor feed.
  • Reactor: Biopellets
  • Auto-top off: Neptune ATK
  • Auto-feeder: Neptune
  • Sand: special grade arag-alive, 60 lbs
  • Rock: Existing rock from my Waterbox 70:2, Caribsea "shapes" rock 20 lbs, "arches" 20 lbs
  • Salt: brightwell neomarine
  • Kalk Reactor: Avast K1 (yet to be set up)

Possible additions: macro algae reactor.

Fish:

  • Blueface triggerfish, male
  • Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish
  • Copperband Butterflyfish
  • Wyoming white clownfish
  • Frostbite clownfish
  • Long nose hawkfish
  • One Spot Foxface Rabitfish
  • Red bandtail Waspfish

Anemones:
  • Riterri Anemone (Heteractis magnifica)
  • Malu Anemone (Heteractis malu)
  • Black Widow BTA (Entacmaea quadricolor)
  • Peach rainbow BTA (Entacmaea quadricolor)
  • Neon green BTA (Entacmaea quadricolor)
  • Colorado Sunburst BTA (Entacmaea quadricolor)
  • Mini maxi Carpet anemone x 2 (Stichodactyla tapetum)
  • Aptasia (Aptasia. sp )

Inverts:
  • Fighting conch x 5 (Strombus pugilis)
  • Nerite Snails
  • Mexican turbo snails
  • Short spine urchin
  • Cerith snails
  • Nassarius snails
  • Emerald Crabs x 10
  • Assorted hermit crabs

Corals:
  • Cotton Candy Torch x 2
  • Dragon Soul Torch
  • Tod's torch
  • Orange frogspawn
  • Lemmon tip Euphyllia crista
  • Assorted Euphyllia glabrescens x2
  • Green Duncan coral
  • Fat Head Dendrophyllia Coral (Dendrophylliidae sp)
  • Orange Plate Coral
  • Various Chalice corals
  • Blue Staghorn Acropora
  • PC Rainbow Acropora
  • sunset montipora
  • Red cap montipora
  • ....
  • Various zoanthids
  • Nuclear green palythoa (on an island)
  • Various montipora
 
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some of the nems (I need to work on getting the white balance more accurate)
 

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Currently I am having a couple of issues:
  • My second Reterri anemone is currently undergoing Cipro treatment for a bacterial infection. It is not improving
  • I have a moderate level Ich outbreak in the display. I am in the process of setting up a 20L QT tank. I should have down this long ago, but lack of space has limited me so far. My trigger, fox face, and butterfly seem to be most affected.
 
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I plan to start treatment in the QT tank with just those fish (likely hyposaline + CP +\- Copper.

*I know that unless I run the tank fallow, the ich will not be eliminated., but I’m not sure a 20L will be able to house all of my fish safely..::
 
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I run the skimmer section at 11”, my skimmer sits on a 2” riser, so it sits in 9” of water.

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