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Old 08/01/2017, 07:08 AM   #1101
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Can you expand more on what kind of dosing you do? Most of us are used to weekly/monthly water changes and attention paid to our protein skimmers. I'd love to hear more about your methods in the large tank.
The basics are baseline dosing which can be finetuned on demand.
1- Solution to remove waste with carbon and Iron dosings.
2- Solution to control KH/PH
3- Solution to control Ca/Sr
4- Solution for trace elements finetuning

Optional: corrections and elements dosing whenever the need for it arise.

In this way the tank balances itselves out to your way of reefing.
If you feel the need to finetune you get better results (growth, color, consumption)
If you lack inspiration the tank won't crash overnight, but you don't get the most out of the growth,color, consumption.
Seems fair right???🤣🤣🤣


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Old 08/01/2017, 04:15 PM   #1102
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Same case with this shot
Actually the colour in LED photo looks a bit more saturated in this one. The greens appear to be more vibrant. Pinks, not so much.

Frankly, I would be proud of either of them.

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Old 08/02/2017, 01:16 AM   #1103
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Actually the colour in LED photo looks a bit more saturated in this one. The greens appear to be more vibrant. Pinks, not so much.

Frankly, I would be proud of either of them.

Dennis
With T5 the colors of the branching corals were more vivid (sideview 4/3/2017)

With led the green montiplaat below is indeed more vibrant because it get more direct light.

Thanks m8



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Old 08/04/2017, 06:23 PM   #1104
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The top view looks a lot better

This is how led prove to be better looking.
No comparison can be made with T5 because pictures taken from abobe with T5 will always have problem with reflection of the bulbs.




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Old 08/16/2017, 09:34 PM   #1105
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The perfect view.
200liters stacked with sps.



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Old 09/16/2017, 06:46 PM   #1106
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At this moment i run 7 aquariums with different themes

1- The 1200 liters DSR reference reef.
2 - The 550 liters EZ reference reef
3- The 200 liters buttefly reef
4 - The 120 liters frag garden.
5 - The 550 liters EZ/Dymico hybride reef
6 - The 195 liter sumpless/skimmerless/NONwaterchanging /experimental reseach reef.
7 - The quarantine tank for new fish

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DSR reference


EZ reference



Butterfly reef


Frag garden


EZ/Dymico hybrid reef


Experimental reef
Here i do the groundbreaking experimental work, before i apply it to the other systems.
Here i decide whether an idea get tossed into the garbage bin or become a potential solution.



Quarantine



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Old 09/17/2017, 02:27 AM   #1107
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This is how the frag garden developed in time



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Old 09/21/2017, 03:57 AM   #1108
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What do you do with your surplus of sps corals?

In the waste bin?

https://youtu.be/SMe0C4d8Nz0

Or.... do i use it for something else?

Now i feed them to stubborn bufferflies, that won't accept regular food (yet).
Untill they realize regular food is delicious to..


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Old 09/24/2017, 02:19 AM   #1109
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These cheatodons are under my care now:
xanthurus, rafflessi, auriga, declivis, vagabundus,ephippium, Falcula, octofasciatus...



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Old 10/01/2017, 05:54 AM   #1110
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Simple hairy mushroom can be very nice also




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Old 10/01/2017, 03:00 PM   #1111
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I saw one guy uses extra sps in his calcium reactor


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