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Old 07/06/2015, 03:10 PM   #1
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29 gallon drop off

Hello you all.
I've been lurking on this forum for some time, and thought that it would be good to show you my little tank.
So this is my little nano drop off tank
DSC_4111 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr

It's been running for 7-8 months by now, and as I started it, I transferred the stocking form my previous 14 gallon tank.
So far I've been mostly into LPS and softies, but have recently begun moving towards a SPS dominated tank. I will probably be keeping most of the LPS though. This does mean however that I have sold off some of the bigger soft corals, including the big weeping willow sarcophyton that I had as a center piece. Very nice coral, but also pretty big for such a small tank.

Here's a quick overview of the tank and the life in it
Stuff
120-liter tank (75x40x40 cm) with a glass shelf glued in giving a total of 108 liters
Internal overflow
60 liter sump
Antique stand and DIY canopy and tank sides
MarsAqua 165 watt full spectrum LED
Jebao RW8 and WP10 with twin controller
Jebao 2000 liter return
Bubble Magus Cone 3.5 skimmer
Jebao DP-4 doser (dosing Triton Base Elementz)
DIY phosphate filter (with phosban)
100watt Jaeger heater
DIY ATO
DIY Upflow Algae Scrubber

Life
Fish
Amphiprion Ocellaris pair
Ecsenius bicolor
Centropyge Argi
Pseudocheilinus hexataenia


Inverts
Tripneustes gratilla
Mithraculus sculptus x2
Assorted snails


Softies
Sarcophyton (Long teal tentacles)
Grean grass
GSP
Misc zoa
Misc ricordea (florida og yuma)
Misc discosoma
Cream gorgonian

LPS

Caulastrea
Blastomousa
Duncan
Misc euphyllia
Lobophyllia


SPS
True snowflake undata
Mint acropora desalwii
Acropora cerealis
Red Monti digitata
Purple Monti cap
Bali slimer
Seriatopora sp.
Stylophora sp.

As can be seen, I have been struggling with some cyano which have taken hold where I previously had a horrible outbreak of red turf algae. I think that I have finally been able to get it under control.
I seem to have sort of okay growth on most SPS, so my next goal is to get much better colour on those. This is the real goal for most SPS keepers, so probably wont be able to rest for some time

I think that's about is. I'll post some more pictures from the tank later


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Old 07/06/2015, 03:20 PM   #2
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Very nice and a big WELCOME.
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Old 07/07/2015, 12:34 AM   #3
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Thanks Barry


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Old 07/07/2015, 02:47 AM   #4
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A few pics from the drop

Trochus sp. by jonas_sandager, on Flickr
DSC_3869 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr
DSC_3887 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr
DSC_2178-Edit by jonas_sandager, on Flickr
DSC_2179-Edit by jonas_sandager, on Flickr

Enjoy


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Old 07/07/2015, 12:53 PM   #5
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Very unique!


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Old 08/04/2015, 10:23 AM   #6
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Awesome tank! post more pics if you can! I would love to see your setup, filtration and just how the tank looks.

very cool tank once again!


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Old 08/05/2015, 01:03 PM   #7
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Gorgeous tank!


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Old 08/06/2015, 04:51 AM   #8
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very cool!


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Old 08/06/2015, 06:41 AM   #9
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Thank you very much for your kind comments :-)
Unfortunately I will be taking the tank down in two weeks, only to put it back up in a new apartment. Hopefully I wont loose any llivestock. But I do fear for a bit of new cycling.
I'll try to take some photos of the tank before then, and show a bit of the technical side as well :-)


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Old 08/06/2015, 03:06 PM   #10
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A few new shots
FTS - The tank is suffering because of summer, so the glass could do with a proper cleaning and I'm starting to see a bit more red turf and cyano.
DSC_4446 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr
Euphylliae
DSC_4450 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr
Acropora cerealis frag
DSC_4422 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr

The sump
DSC_4456 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr


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Old 08/06/2015, 04:09 PM   #11
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Nice tank build. Very unique tank.


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Current Tank Info: 22g AA Rimless 24x16x14 external overflow, Custom 12g sump, Bubble Magus Nac 3.5, Sicce 1.5, AI nano, Tunze 6040 and Tunze 6055 controlled by tunze 7096 and DA RKL plus/net
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Old 08/07/2015, 11:47 PM   #12
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This looks great, very unique.


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Old 09/27/2015, 02:29 PM   #13
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Took some top downs today
DSC_4695 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr
DSC_4692 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr
DSC_4691 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr
DSC_4689 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr

The tank has been rescaped as I had taken it down to move it to a new apartment anyways
DSC_4626 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr


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Old 09/28/2015, 03:11 AM   #14
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Sweet tank!


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Old 09/28/2015, 08:09 PM   #15
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So awesome!


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Old 09/29/2015, 02:59 PM   #16
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Great looking tank!


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Old 09/29/2015, 03:05 PM   #17
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Sweet tank!
Thank you guys. That's very kind of you

And thanks for stopping by my thread


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Old 10/01/2015, 07:47 AM   #18
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Looks great with fantastic photography!


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Old 10/01/2015, 11:27 AM   #19
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Sweet build, a montipora capricornis would look sweet coming off the ledge.


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Old 12/04/2015, 04:00 PM   #20
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Sweet build, a montipora capricornis would look sweet coming off the ledge.
Totally! Just need to decide on a color


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Old 12/04/2015, 04:01 PM   #21
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Looks great with fantastic photography!
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Old 12/04/2015, 04:04 PM   #22
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Newest FTS
DSC_5030 by jonas_sandager, on Flickr

Far from everything is perfect, and I have got some harsh algae on the glass. But all in all everything keeps going in the direction that I would like it to
Also I got into the Triton system, which is working out great. Now I just need stability.


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Old 12/04/2015, 04:39 PM   #23
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Very out of the norm. I like it. Following.


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Old 12/07/2015, 01:37 PM   #24
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What are you dosing this tank? Everything looks amazing.


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Old 12/07/2015, 02:06 PM   #25
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Very unique tank design, what type of stand do you have it on?

Great looking to by the way!

I would second the montipora encrusting off the ledge would look super awesome.


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