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Toyfreak's Grow Out Thread


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    Default Toyfreak's Grow Out Thread

    Here is my Grow out thread.

    I will be placing my frags in my frag tank since I am upgrading my display to a 384 gallon 3 sidded starphire 96x30x30
    Placed on frag rack for now

    Specifications:

    40 gallon Frag Tank 48x18x12

    Lighting -T5 4 24" 3 are geisman actinic + and one aquascience special

    Flow-
    mag 12 Return Pump-
    1 koralia 1
    1 koralia 2

    Fuge/sump-
    50g sump/fuge also supplying a 75 DT
    3 little fish phosban reactor
    kent nautilus te skimmer
    2 150w heaters
    flourescent light to grow macros in the fuge


    Routine:
    Water top off some times with kalk depending on ph
    20% water changes monthly with reef crystals
    ro water testing at 1 ppm
    1.025 salt
    0 phosphate
    0 nitrate
    ph 8.0 currently
    calcium 430

    pictures taken with my droid


    Image taken on 11/11

    Cherry Corals SkyHigh's zoos: 3 polyps
    Lunar Eclipse: 2 poylps
    Green Bay Packers: 5 polyps
    Mystery Zoa: 1 polyp Gobstopper
    Eye of Rah: 5 polyps
    Devils Armor: 2 polyps
    Purple Deaths: 3 polyps
    Better than Kedds Reds: 2 open 3rd has yet to open polyps

    growout - Toyfreak's Grow Out Thread

    Total = 23 24 if the other kedds opens
    Last edited by toyfreak; 11-21-2010 at 05:48 PM.

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    cephalotus - Reefkeeper
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    You run a mag 12 on a 40 gallon? Not nockin it just askin.

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    Yes I have it split into multiple locklines

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    Default Update #2

    Image taken on 11/21
    water change 25 gallons with reef crystals
    dosing buffer due to low ph

    Cherry Corals SkyHigh's zoos: 4 polyps and 2 babies
    Lunar Eclipse: 2 poylps
    Green Bay Packers: 5 polyps and 2 babies
    Mystery Zoa: 1 polyp and 2 babies Gobstopper
    Eye of Rah: 5 polyps and 2 babies
    Devils Armor: 2 polyps and 3 babies
    Purple Deaths: 3 polyps and 1 baby
    Better than Kedds Reds: 3 polyps and 2 babies

    IMG 20101121 170723 - Toyfreak's Grow Out Thread

    Total = 39 25 and 14 babies
    Last edited by toyfreak; 11-21-2010 at 05:44 PM.

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    Wow! You are on fire!!!!

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    Strong start...got an update for us?

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    Image taken on 12/15
    water change 25 gallons with reef crystals
    dosing buffer due to low ph

    The week before I did 700 sq ft of tile in my basement and one night noticed alot of surface dust on tanks in basement and I think it shows some of my polyps are closed a bit going to do another water change just to flush out whatever contaminants may be in tank

    Cherry Corals SkyHigh's zoos: 7 polyps
    Lunar Eclipse: 1 poylps one melted
    Green Bay Packers: 7 polys
    Mystery Zoa: 3 polyp Gobstopper
    Eye of Rah: 7 polyps
    Devils Armor: 5 polyps
    Purple Deaths: 6 polyps
    Better than Kedds Reds: 7 polyps

    43 polyps

    IMG 20101215 210614 - Toyfreak's Grow Out Thread

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    jimsflies - Reefkeeper
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    Looks like they are doing well!

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    jimsflies - Reefkeeper
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    Lets see an update!

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    jolson10450 - Reefkeeper
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    Looking for the first half of February's updates on the grow out contest if you could update your thread it would be appreciated so we can add your total to the leader board chart. Thanks!

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