TaahirS in wall tank

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  1. TaahirS

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    So after being on MASA for a while I'm finally starting my tank thread. It's a 225 litre in wall tank.
    Dimensions: 150Lx25Wx60H

    The tank has been running for about 2-3 months now.

    During the cycle I added Seachem Stability for added bacteria. The cycle lasted 3-4 weeks. I've already been through a diatom and cyano stage.

    Filtration- Its a sumpless system so I have.

    Tunze 9004 skimmer
    Tunze filter

    In the filter there is a sponge, Phosgaurd and Carbon.

    Flow is from a Tunze nano stream pump and the filter.

    Lighting: DIY T5 unit with ATI globes.

    I've got a mix of Tonga branch, Fiji and Kenya live rock. The sand I have is sugar fine aragonite.

    Fish:
    At the moment just a 2-3cm convict tang.

    Inverts:
    Lots of mini brittle stars
    A conch
    2 snails
    Loads if tiny little snails that came with the live rock.

    Coral:
    Stylopora
    Leather
    Green star polyps
    Encrusting SPS?
    Short tentacle plate
    Unknown (brain?)
    Zoas
    Blue mushroom
    Ricordea

    Any comments, thoughts and ideas will be appreciated
     
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    Trying to load slideshow but the file is too big
     
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    Will post individual pics in the meantime
     
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    Over due on the pics brother.. Hehe.. Standing by
     
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    So I'm waaaaaaaaay overdue on pics

    Been away on holiday and busy at school
     
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    New addition:)

    Apologies for the poor pic

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    where's the full tank shot
    try to avoid the reflections - take at night with back covered
     
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    Dead or sleeping?

    Can home today and it looked fine and was moving a bit but now it doesn't look so good.

    image.jpg
     
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    I have had one that did that aswell i think it is temperature related
    As these are cold water urchins .
    Try keeping your temp at a max of 24 for best results with those long
    Spined guys.
    If any of the spikes fall off then its too late for him to recover
    Did you collect him or buy him?
    I once found one with a bright orange mouth
     
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    Bought him, he also has a orange mouth
    Tx
     
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    Some spikes have fallen off :(
     
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    take it out.
    Even the spines.
     
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