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Bvhtaz
03/22/2015, 10:46 AM
I have an 8 month old 25 gallon rimless cube tank running a kessil 360w a korelia 400 powerhead and a filtration system that adds another 200.

My parameters are:
SG 1.026
80 degrees F
0 ammonia, nitrite, nitrate
Calcium 480
Magnesium 1320
Alk 3.5 meq or 9.5 Dhk

Livestock:
Assorted snails
Mithrax

Gramma
Midas blenny
Diamond watchman blenny
Bengai cardinal

Xenia
Zoanthid
Paly
Blue mushroom
Green star polyp
Clove polyp
Waving hand polyp
Toadstool
Ricordia Florida
Monticapra capricornis
Acro
Birdsnest
Favia
Coralimorph
Euphyllia
Duncan
Caulustrea

Maintenance:
Weekly parameter testing, filtration cleaning, and 20% water change.
Daily check filtration, temperature, salinity, top off, and feed.
Food is reef nutrition ROE and either rods frozen food, 1/3 cube of marine cuisine, or 1/3 cube of mysis shrimp.

Yesterday I got an orange paddle sponge and red tunicate. They are on the sand bed and not in direct light. Both are tucked into rock work. Ghetto tunicate is still on its ceramic plug. I know they are filter feeders and need plankton.

My concern is what do I need to do to make sure the tunicate especially has enough to sustain?

AirForceAquariu
04/02/2015, 12:32 PM
Well I have about 5 or 6 red tunicates some were hitchhikers and some have grown (breeding?) and I personally don't do anything for them. I think I killed one when I moved some rock around and it got a bit more light then before. I know they don't like that... but it had to be done. I did not plan on keeping them but they seem to be relatively hardy in my tank which is a tad nutrient rich.