Visser's extreme nano frag tank

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  1. Visser

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    Hi guys, just thought i would share some pics of my nano frag tank that ive had for a couple years now.
    Its been either empty or completely stacked to the rim with corals as i use it for a coral quarantine station whenever i get new corals or when i want to frag some corals... Hope you guys like it!

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    The entire tank used to be a DIY sump for one of my previous tanks, but it works much better as a frag tank anyway! (Will share some more pics of how the tank works later this week.
    Filtration:
    Reef octopus bh1000 hob skimmer
    500ml normal & titanium biocubes
    Orca phosphaguard

    Dosing on this small tank is quite hectic as all the corals in such a small tank sucks up almost anything...
    Weekly Dose:
    70ml sodium bicarb & carb + potassium carbonate (my own mixture)
    60ml calcium chloride (own mix)
    20ml magnesium chloride & magn. sulphate mix (own mix)
    5ml red sea iodine
    5ml red sea potassium
    4ml red sea iron

    I do a 40l weekly waterchange & the total water volume is 95l.
    I only have one very shy fish in there, a yellow banded possum wrasse (a real beauty)
    Enjoy!
     
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    Really cool frag tank!
     
  4. JamesHunter

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    Very cool looks so busy
     
  5. Visser

    Visser Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Thanks guys.
    Yeah, it does look busy... But it wouldnt be a real frag tank if it didnt, lol:tt2:
     
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    Stunning!!
     
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    Are my eyes decieving me? What colour stylo is that
     
  8. Zandy

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    Think i must pay you a vist..lovely frags
     
  9. Visser

    Visser Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Lol, its a purplish brown stylo @Toolboysa...
    Its still coloring up. Its real color is a purplish pink.
     
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    Visser Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Lol, anytime... Just bring containers!
     
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    Will check this thraed after work as I can't see photobucket pics here but sure it will be worth the wait.
     
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    nuclear green polyps :p
     
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    Dude that's amazing
     
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    amazing stuff bru, nice frag tank
     
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    I see some un utilized space in there! you're wasting real estate!!!!
     
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    So if one wanted a frag of one of each of those corals, what we looking at? :p
     
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    Visser Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Lol, also crossed my mind, but with the local riots between coral gangs...
    Chemical warfare looks like childsplay in there...:thumbup:
     
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    Hmmm, about a weeks leave off from work & about 200 frag plugs & i might be able to give you one of each.:lol:
    Well, to give you the good news. Most of the corals need to go into my newly rescaped dt from next week. There is definitely a couple of them that im going to have to frag... If you catch my drift...
     
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    Thanks man!

    Thanks @NADEEM
     
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    Lol, i think they should rather name them "offlimitsuntilltheyhavegrownsomemore palythoas"
    Just kidding.:whistling:
    Will frag a couple polyps once they are settled into their new home...
     
  21. MistaOrange

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    Then you'll send them to CTN right?:whistling:
     
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