Tank Information


375 Gallon Reef Tank


Tank Specs:
Acrylic 375 Reef  Ready 96x30x30 – Set-up on
February 25, 2007

Lighting:
3 Ecotech Radion XR30wG4 PRO LED Light added Nov 24, 2018 connected to an Ecotech ReefLink

Circulation:

  • return pump is an Abyzz A200 Pump – July 8, 2018.
  • Added a closed loop system on 8-1-2016 with an Abyzz A200 Pump (pump added 11-15-2017).
  • Added a second closed loop system on 11-5-2017 with a Royal Exclusiv Red Dragon 3 230W Pump with 2 1″ Omni Flex Nozzles (nozzles added 12-27-2017)
  • 2 Tunze Stream 6105 added back 7-30-2018

Filtration:

  • The overflow goes to a series of 3 24 gallon sumps.
  • The first one contains the skimmer, the last of the tanks contains baffles, auto top-off controller, and the return area.
  • The middle tank has 2 500w heaters in it controlled by a Ranco Temp Controller.
  • Fourth 24-gallon tank Macro Alage growing in it.
  • 50L of Siporax (Professional 15mm Bio Filter for Aquariums and Live Coral) are in custom made 5′ tall x 6″ reactors. One was added March 23, 2018, and the other was added May 14, 2018.
  • I have over 1000LBS of Live Rock in the 375. The live rock has been in different tanks since 1995 so they are well matured. My Live Rock is a mix of Premium Fiji, Pohnpei, Marshall Island, Caribbean, and Kaelini Tonga Ultra.
  • Tunze 9430 Skimmer (11-10-2013).
  • Precision Marine 6 X 24 Calcium Reactor W/Eheim Pump. (7-20-2004)
  • Tunze 9430 DC Skimmer (9-18-2018)

Additives:
I use a CA Reactor for Calcium and Alkalinity. I feed various frozen foods once a day. I also feed Nori Seaweed a few times a week. I soak all the food in Selcon by American Marine Inc and Angelixir by Brightwell Aquatics. I also feed two sizes of Spectrum Thera+A Pellets. I use Instant Ocean For my salt mix. I try and I say try to change 90-100 gallons a month.

Critters:

        • 1 Yellow Belly Hippo Tang (March 2008)
        • 1 Coral Beauty (May 2007)
        • 1 Maculiceps Tang (February 11, 2014)
        • 1 Yellow Coris Wrasse (December 13, 2013)
        • 2 Yellow Pyramid Butterfly (August 21, 2014)
        • 1 Emperor Angel (January 3, 2017)
        • 1 Orange Shoulder Tang (July 31, 2017)
        • 1 Emperor Angel (August 18, 2017)
        • 1 Yellow Tang (September 9, 2017)
        • 1 Vlamingi Tang (February 8, 2018)
        • Scooter Blenny
        • 1 Razor Tang (3-22-2018)
        • 1 Unicorn Tang (7-24-2018) Friend received it 11-2017
        • 1 False Personifer Angelfish (7-24-2018) Friend received it 3-2018
        • 1 Moorish idol (7-24-2018) – Friend received it 1-2018

Maintenance:

Clean the front and side panel every few weeks. I clean the outside of the panels with Novus 1 Plastic Clean & Shine

Other info:
The tank was purchased with several scratches but I used an underwater sander kit and
cleaned it right up.

Retired Equipment:

  • Tunze wavebox that ran from 12-25-2005 to 7-31-2016
  • Tunze wavebox that ran from 6-25-2007 to 7-31-2016
  • Iwaki 40RLXT that ran until to 10-6-2011 about 12 years old
  • Panworld 50PX-X that ran from 10-6-2011 to 12-23-2015
  • 2 Tunze 6100 Stream Pumps that ran from 2-19-2003 to 10-14-2016
  • Ecotech Marine Vectra L1 pump 8-1-2016 to 11-15-2017
  • 1 Maxspect Gyre XF280 Wavemaker Pump with Advanced Controller 10-8-2016 to 11-22-2017
  • Second Maxspect Gyre XF280 Wavemaker Pump 10-14-2016 to 11-22-2017
  • 2 Maxspect XF280 Gyre pumps with Advanced Controller mounted vertically 6-29-2017 to 11-22-2017
  • 3 MarinePure Biofilter Block used from 12-30-2014 to 12-15-2017
  • 1 Brightwell Aquatics XPORT NO3 Brick used 8-12-2016 to 12-15-2017
  • 1 Brightwell Aquatics XPORT NO3 Brick used 8-12-2016 to 12-15-2017
  • 1 Brightwell Aquatics XPORT BIO Brick used 8-12-2016 to 12-15-2017
  • 120 3w LEDs –  mix of Cree XP-G R5 Cool White LEDs and XR-E Royal Blue LEDs from 4-1-2010 to 2-2016.
  • 2 BoostLED Par 30 s with 3 red and 2 white LEDs from 4-1-2010 to 2-2016
  • 6 Mars Aqua LED Fixtures from Feb 2016 to Feb 2018
  • 2 Tunze Stream 6105s with the Tunze 7096 Controller from March 18, 2014 – March 3, 2018
  • Waveline Apex Ready DC10000II water pump from Dec 23, 2015 – July 8, 2018. (will be my backup return pump)
  • 3 Aquasanrise Plus R60 from Feb 22, 2018 – Nov 24.2018