First timer here..
Hi there! Im a 24 year old male from washington state, just recently got into the hobby. My tank has been set up for about a year now, any and all suggestions are welcome.
It is a 90 Gallon FOWLR. 60x18x18, and don't bother telling me that i'll need a bigger tank when my livestock grow up, I know this :) I will be upgrading to a 300gallon when we get a bigger place(a year or so).
-Yellow Headed Sleeper Goby(Geronimo)
-Yellow Clown Goby(Vogue)
-Copperband Butterfly(Honest Abe)
-Pair of Ocellaris(Homie and Bozo)
-Asian Pencil Urchin(Horney)
Everyone lives in harmony, noone ever picks on anyone else, everyone eats like a pig, everyone seems pretty darn happy. The only fish that requires a little special attention is the cowfish. During feeding time she knows not to compete. She ignores the storm of food, and patiently waits in the front corner watching me. I feed her directly out of a turkey baster while everyone else is pigging out.
The diet consists of a variety of meats. This includes spirulina frozen brine, mysis, krill, and I make a certain mix of scallops(fish LOVE these!), squid, prawns, oysters, and clams. There is always 2-3 small sheets of red/purple/green seaweed attached to various shells around the bottom as well. The copperband will eat the brine, but once a day, I make sure to throw in a freshwater clam to ensure hes getting his fill. He'll pick it clean every time. Every few days i'll give the dogface 2-3 silversides as well.
The tank is set up pretty decent. For water flow I have 1 koralia 4, 3 koralia 2's, and 2 koralia 1's. I am currently sumpless, which will change when I upgrade, but I run an octopus HOB-800-S skimmer which pulls nice skimmate. Of course its not too dark or thick, its definately getting everything out, and not leaving any nasty stuff to spike ammonia. I currently only have about 60lbs of live rock, but I add every few weeks. Every time the LFS gets in new shipments, I buy 5-10lbs.
My lightiung consists of 2x 48" 55w t12 actinics, and 2x MH 175w 14000ks.
Once again, I am open to any and all feedback. Thanks! Great to be here!
Hi there and welcome to the forum!
Do you have any pictures of your set up that you can share?? :-)
Hello and welcome to the forum Veilside0Three :-)
Hello and welcome to FishForum.
Hello and welcome to the forum!
hello and welcome. :)
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