Ok, here are some updated pics. The tank is just over 6 months old.
78F, 1.024, Alk 10-12DKH, Cal 420-450ppm, Nitrate 0. I have a 4'' aragonite sand bad, Odyssea skimmer, UV sterilizer, and an AquaClear hang on that I run with only activated carbon.
I add Kent Marine Liquid Calcium daily and Kent Marine Supper Buffer every 3rd day. Iodine is no longer added.
Every coral in my aquarium was purchased as a cropping. Not a single coral was taken from the ocean.
My Green Star Polyp is spreading fast. It has spread over 6 inches in every direction.
The Hammer Coral has nearly tripled in size.
I just added this mushroom rock last weekend.
This Toadstool Leather was smaller than my thumb when purchased. Today it is almost fist size.
Here is my weed. Uhm, I mean my Xenia. Look at the pictures posted at the beginning of this thread. The Xenia was only 2 stalks and only a few inches in size. Today it totals 5 individual colonies and is larger than a soccer ball when fully open.
Sorry about the picture quality. These came from my cell phone. I still haven't purchased a digital camera.