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Old 02/03/2016, 07:40 AM   #1
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mikejrice's 30 Gallon Innovative Marine Nuvo Reef

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Equipment:
Innovative Marine 30 Gallon Nuvo Black
Kessil A350w
Digital Aquatics Reef Keeper Lite
Reef Angel Dosing Pumps
Hydor Smart Level ATO
Two Little Fishies Kalkwasser Reactor

Chemicals:
Kent Salt
Seachem Reef Fusion Parts A and B
Aquavitro Balance
Brightwell Aquatics Magnesion
Pickling Lime
Two Little Fishies Acro Power

Food:
Elite Reef Cuisine Nano
AlgaGen Live Phytoplankton
New Era Marine Grazer

Chalice:
Cornbred "Rainbow Crush" chalice
"Meltdown" chalice
"JF Crazy Fox" chalice
"Watermelon" chalice
"Pink Boobies" chalice
"ORA Easter Egg" chalice
"Bubblegum Monster" chalice
"Sweet n' Sour Watermelon" chalice
"Miami Hurricane" chalice
"OME" chalice
"Melting Pot" chalice

Acropora:
"Hawkins" Echinata

Montipora:
"Rainbow" montipora
"Hologram" montipora
"Superman" montipora
"Reverse Superman" montipora
"Sunset" montipora

Other LPS:
"Meteor Shower" cyphastrea
Gold hammer
Octospawn
Acans
Scolymia
Acanthophyllia
Lobophyllia
Cynarina
Plate coral
Dendrophyllia

Other SPS:
Blue psammocora
Jason Fox stylocoeniella


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Old 02/03/2016, 08:23 AM   #2
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sweet little tank. I wish I could get my acans to puff up like that


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Old 02/03/2016, 07:38 PM   #3
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Wow very cool


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Old 02/17/2016, 02:43 PM   #6
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Old 02/17/2016, 02:55 PM   #7
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So I noticed you're doing both Kalk and 2 part. What do you do to keep your alk from skyrocketing? I assume water changes with low alk salt?


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Old 02/21/2016, 05:58 PM   #8
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So I noticed you're doing both Kalk and 2 part. What do you do to keep your alk from skyrocketing? I assume water changes with low alk salt?
I run just enough of both to keep alk stable at 10 and calcium at 450.


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Old 02/22/2016, 10:03 AM   #10
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Old 02/22/2016, 11:54 AM   #11
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Mike what do you use for pictures ?


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Old 02/23/2016, 05:54 PM   #12
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Mike what do you use for pictures ?
Usually a Sony DSLR with an Avast lens tube, but I also use a Galaxy S6 quite a bit.


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Usually a Sony DSLR with an Avast lens tube, but I also use a Galaxy S6 quite a bit.

Cool thank you. Any tips for pics with phone camera?


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Cool thank you. Any tips for pics with phone camera?
Under expose then correct in your camera's editing options using first the contrast control and then the brightness control if need be. Helps to preserve a lot of the detail in the brightest highlights of the coral and gives you those nice dark blacks.


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Impressive colors , Nice looking tank.....


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Very nice, great colors and health


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This may be a stupid question but how do you keep your acans so fluffy. I'm sure when you take pictures they look 100% but one of my colonies will look like yours while the other, not so much. Is this normal?


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