Hadiosbourne's RSM130 Reborn!

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  1. hadiosbourne

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    Hey guys,
    I'm finally starting my own thread to show off my tank and take some advise!:thumbup:
    I've had my tank for over a year now and since the beginning was dealing with high nitrate and i tried everything to lower it but i failed, and finally after much debate and research i decided to have a fresh start!
    I sold all the fishes, and most of the corals died,except for leathers,
    With the help of @Ayoob i emptied the tank, cleaned all the live rocks, got fresh sea water in and moved the rocks in with new aquascaping! also changed the whole filtration system to liverock only with purigen, which is working great for now.
    Its been running for almost 2month now.
    Here are the list of fishes inverts, and corals i'm having in the tank:

    Fishes:
    2true Percula clowns
    1 purple firefish
    1 bicolour blenny
    1 Yellow watchman goby(it suppose to be yellow, but for now its grey!)
    1 Mandarin fish
    1 Yellow goby

    Inverts:
    2 Cleaner shrimps
    4 Anemone Crabs
    1 Harlequin Shrimp
    2 sexy shrimps
    1 Turbo snail
    2 hermit crab
    2 tiny bluelegs crabs

    Corals:
    1 Bubble Coral
    1 hammer head
    1 torch coral
    1 Frogspawn
    1 Green Bubbletip with purple tips
    1 kenyan tree
    zoas
    mushrooms
    and a couple of leather

    Will post some pics of different stages
     
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    hadiosbourne

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    Thats how the tank looked liked when it was first setup last year:)


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    After adding the LATE! anemone and some other corals:)


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    My beautiful leather(last year) its not doing very good after the restart:(

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    Can one of the admins change the thread category for me please to: Members Systems and Setups:thumbup:

     
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    so were is the current pics???
     
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    Coming:biggrin:
     
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    Tank is getting ready for the reborn!:thumbup:


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    Here is the initial aquascaping after the restart



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    And finally, here is the main aquascape!! thanks to @Ayoob for helping me out! :thumbup:

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    Tank, after a month, i added 2clowns and 2cleaners


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    Nice restart, like your scaping.
     
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    Nice scaping and tank is looking good. I am just a bit concerned that you are stocking too quickly and may have issues again soon.
     
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    Thanks!:)
    I was also a bit worried with stocking at the beginning, But considering that all my liverocks were mature before going into the new system, and the water i filled the tank with was from sea, i assumed that the tank was more or less mature,
    i gave it a couple of weeks and i'm watching the parameters like :1rolleyes:
    And upto now i have zero nitrate, i've had issues with phosphate and hair algea,
    but nothing other than that.
    And the bio load of the fishes that i have in the tank all together is less than the yellow tang that i used to have in the tank or that huge maroon clown, which is gone.
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    Latest photo of the tank:)

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    Some of the new additions to the tank:

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    Nice and simple scaping. Just a pity to see a bubble tip and a mandarin in a 2month old tank. All the best. Can look very nice with careful coral placement.
     
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    hadi i think it would be a really good idea to dose bacteria every day for a week to get levels up otherwise you will have cyano and algae probs in near future
     
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    Thanks Mandarinman,
    When i setup the tank i dosed stability and prime for 10days at the beginning,
    and after that, i'm dosing very concentrated bacteria on a weekly basis after the water change, and dosing all sorts of necessary additives on every couple of days.
    I think the system gonna be fine.
    Thanks for the advise
     
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    Thanks marius,
    As i mentioned, i'm dosing very concentrated bacteria weekly, so i think there is enough mods and food for the anemone, And i'm feeding the anemone every couple of days with the shrimp(the local frozen one you get from the shop)
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