2 Month Update

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  1. daveH

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    Well it's been 2 months now since the tank finally found its new permanent home (seems longer actually).
    I can't believe how well the tank has responded to getting back to regular dosing and maintenance.
    Everything is growing like nuts, even my first attempt with SPS is showing great results.
    I have managed to avoid any algae outbreaks from the move with the tank looking really clean.
    So I got straight back into the good old Trace and Plus along with some minimum dosing of Lanthium Chloride, Strontium and Iodide.
    Also after some advice on the Melbourne trip I invested in a half dozen bags of Siporax rings, which I'm hoping will kick in and do their magic soon. I was already running a block and some cubes of Marine Pure which I will gradually remove as the Siporax takes over.
    I don't intend to run any form of reactors, I'm trying to get away from having to worry about the continual problem of diminishing pellets. I want a system that stays as continually stable as possible.
    So I'm currently doing 10% water changes and full tests each week. The parameters are all bang on, so the water changes I'll keep doing but as the parameters are looking more and more stable I'll extend the time between tests.
    Here's some happy snaps
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  2. slin1977

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    Lookin da bomb!
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  3. Buddy

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    You wouldn't even think you moved it! That clam is looking great too.
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    It looks like it has been set up for a year or two ...
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  5. 192k

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    Looks great! All the corals and fish look healthy and happy
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    Damn fine job Dave, I want that Elegance coral.:D
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  7. Wrangy

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    Luurrvvee it :D tank has settled beautifully into the move Dave! Maybe it was all the love that @somethingfishy76 gave it ;) haha
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  8. daveH

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    I would have been starting all over again if it hadn't been for @somethingfishy76 taking care and looking after it for so long.
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    Drop by mate and you can pick it up
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    Gorgeous, Dave! Everything looks so puffy, colourful and happy - and not a speck of algae! *cries*
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  11. daveH

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    Benny the biscuit going for a ride haha
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    Everything looks so beautiful! The colours are extraordinary and it all appears healthy and happy. How do you find the lights?
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  13. daveH

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    Love the lights, can't speak highly enough of them.
    Brilliant control and look great. Even at 80% the SPS are thriving!!!
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    As always @daveH
    Looking spectacular
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