Esmond's Reef

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  1. Esmond

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    Hi all herewith pics of my setup.

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  3. Ridwaan

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    Looking awsome esmond..good job...
    Maybe some specs on the system?
     
  4. caddy

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    Looks very very nice :thumbup:
     
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    wow amazing man! :)
     
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    Esmond

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    tanks iss 2000 x 65 x 65, sump 1000 x 50 x 50

    Tank is barebotton and mainly sps.

    I run 2 skimmers a reefocto 5000 and a tunze rated for 800li , i also ron ozone.My flow consist of 7 x tunze 6105 and about 4 seio pumps hidden in the rocks,lighting is supplkied by 3 x 250w m/h and 6 x t5;s,I make use of 2 fans for temperature control(1 x blowing and 1 extracting).I dose kh,mg,ca and trace elements via a doser.

    Maintenance is done with vacuming the bottom(bb) everyday and 400li p/month waterchange.I also run a pellet reactor.

    Fish = 2 x flames ,1x coral beauty , 1 x purple mask angel, 1 x juvi emperor angel, 7 x chromis, 2 x chalk bass, 3 x anthias, 1 x convict tang, 1 x yellow tang, 1 x regal tang, 1 x longnose butterfly, 1 x chevron tang,1 x starcki damsel, 1 x cleaner wrasse 1x fang blennie, 1 x tailspot blennie and 1 x flame hawk

    Feeding twice a day --morning nori and afternoon pellets,frozen food twice a week
     
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    wow i need to come see this looking awesome esmond
     
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    How long is your system running and how do you find bare bottom? im setting up a sps dedicated cube and was thinking of going bare bottom:blush: but damn there is so many who says a big no no and just as much who says yeah go for it:confused1:
     
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    Esmond

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    Started 3 years ago but teh bb system been running now for 1 and a half years,
     
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    Esmond

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    Any time buddy
     
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    Is that blinds on the right for natural light?
     
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    Wow @Esmond, beautiful tank man!

    Kudos on vacuuming the tank every day.. must take huge dedication to do that. So you don't run either a DSB or NP Pellets?
     
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    Esmond

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    yES it is.
     
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    Esmond

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    Its quite easy most of the detritus settles in on corner and i do run a np pellets.
     
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    Esmond

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  16. NickW

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    Tank is looking awesome!! Some very nice sps corals.:thumbup:
     
  17. Ayoob

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    Sweet looking tank there. Really like that big acro on the right
     
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    Esmond

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    Thx.
     
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    Thx.
     
  20. Ayoob

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    Is your flame angels a pair?
     
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    Esmond

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    Hi im not sure but at a guess i would say yes , i got them 5 months apart and there is no fighting between them except the occasional bickering with the coral beauty.
     
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