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Old 01/13/2019, 07:18 PM   #1
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162 Gallon Saltwater reef tank
8 community fish
4 snails
2 crabs
6 mushroom corals
2 zoanthids
2 polyps
78 Degrees
LED lights Blue 80% x 9 hrs White 60 % x 9 hrs then Blue 60%, White 30% x 5 hrs
pH 8.2
Alkalinity 1.024
Live sand with several live rocks added later ( 100 lbs of rock, not too much)
Tank started early November, Fish added early and mid December
Only 2 deaths, snails Trochus?


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Old 01/13/2019, 07:53 PM   #2
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Old 01/14/2019, 08:30 AM   #3
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Welcome, sounds like a great system


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Old 01/14/2019, 02:06 PM   #4
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162 Gallon Saltwater reef tank
8 community fish
4 snails
2 crabs
6 mushroom corals
2 zoanthids
2 polyps
78 Degrees
LED lights Blue 80% x 9 hrs White 60 % x 9 hrs then Blue 60%, White 30% x 5 hrs
pH 8.2
Alkalinity 1.024
Live sand with several live rocks added later ( 100 lbs of rock, not too much)
Tank started early November, Fish added early and mid December
Only 2 deaths, snails Trochus?
Hi, welcome to RC, looks like you are off to a good start, and there are a lot of good aquarist here to help you with any questions you may have.


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Old 01/14/2019, 08:20 PM   #5
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Thanks so much


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Welcome to Rc. There is plenty of great knowledge here.


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Old 01/16/2019, 05:00 PM   #7
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