Name: Gerry C.
Tank Details: 44 inches x 17 inches x 14 inches,
approximately 33 gallons.
The Fish: 1 firefish, 1 pair of percular clowns, 1 powder
brown tang, 1 lemenalia tree coral, 1 atlantic anemone,
brown star corals, green star corals, 1 colt coral, waving
hand coral, nobbly mushroom corals, 1 large toadstool coral,
1 yellow nobbly toadstool coral, 1 cleaner shrimp, 1 red star
fish and a few snails with two red hermit crabs.
Comments: Only 10 months old, have been adding corals very
slowly, find it more enjoyable this way. 100% natural system, no
protien skimmer, filteration is done through the living rock
and 3 inch deep sand bed. No live sand and no sump. There
are 5 poweheads, ranging from three small ones to two large
powerheads. Lighting is via 4 flourescent tubes including one
actinic tube. Water is changed every weekend, straight from
the tap,2 bucket fulls a week. I allow 5 minutes for the
instant ocean salt to settle then it is syphoned in against
the glass to stop disturbance of gravel. Tap water is 100%
nitrate free, this weekly water change perks the corals and
fish right up. No additives of any kind as the water changes
see to that for me. I would now like to get some more colourful
corals. Photo's are not that good and do not do the tank justice.
Would also like to get some test kits, as I only have nitrate and
nitrite at the moment.