Show your nanos & picos!

Discussion in 'Nano and Pico reef systems' started by this1fish, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. this1fish

    this1fish Nemo be the end of me
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    Looks like the interest in nanos/picos are increasing! let's see how this club is doing with their nanos/picos! pics and specs would be awesome. A nano would be consider less than 30g, picos would be less than 5g.

    I guess I'll start off. nothing exciting really.

    10g mariner rimless
    70w sunpod 14k
    30B sump
    SRO xp2000 cone skimmer


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    corals from left to right:

    Palmer's Blue Mille, Tyree pink lemonade acro, yourreef flashlight acro, wild australian enchinata, greg hiller's blueberry acro, unknown bright green acro, ORA bird of paradise, ORA red planet, Rommel's rainbow mille.

    video! don't mind gran turismo 5 in the background.

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    nice how are they growing under the 70w??
     
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    this1fish

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    they have started encrusting and are coloring up nicely but they have not been with me long enough to give an acurate growth rate. we'll see a few months from now.
     
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    24 gallon nano
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    7.5 gallon nano
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  5. RaysReef

    RaysReef Reefing made easy
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    +1 on the NPS. I love dendrophyllias!!!

    Where did you get the rhizo?

    Jim
     
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    this1fish

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    what's the dimensions on that 7.5g? how's your feeding schedule and up keep of water quality?
     
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    Well, I'm sure some of you have already seen my tanks, but here they are anyway. 14g biocube, 6g fluval edge
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    if anyone's interested in hearing the stocking lists, i can try to write them down, but they're both pretty extensive (as far as corals go at least)
     
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    What type of sea urchin is in the back?
     
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    Here's my 2.5 when I had it up.

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  13. diermmen

    diermmen Miner cancels Drink; Interrupted by Carp
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    Tuxedo pincushion
     
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    Its a pincushion. I actually shouldn't really have it in a tank this small, but it eats bryopsis so I moved it over from the biocube for a bit to help me out with the bryopsis

    edit- oh sorry, didn't see diermmen's post there, but yeah.
     
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    The rhizo I got off a guy on reefcentral several years back, that tank is a 12x12x12, one of the Mr. Aqua cubes, I try to feed every other day at least and change out 2-3 gallons a week, there's just a cheapo undercabinet led light over it and a k-nano for flow although I'd like to get something more powerful in there. That dendro is the amazing non-repoducing type, hasn't added a polyp since I got it, at least three years ago. The rest are balanos. I have another dendro colony coming and would like to add some sun coral. Nothing that needs nonstop feedings though, I like it low key.

    ulvar, what light did you have over that 2.5? I used to have one setup at my old apartment which later became a betta tank until he died, I liked it but was a pain for maintenance and aquascape.
     
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    Its a diy 12 led Cree fixture. I loved my 2.5. After awhile maintenance was easy, I changed water 2 times a week and that's about it. Having an ato and a reefkeeper helped too.

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  17. Fragtastic Reef

    Fragtastic Reef We Dont Frag Around! Rare fish and more
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    Tanks are looking really good!

    Im thinking of setting up a smaller tank, what size you guys recommend? 20L??
     
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    this1fish

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    15L imo is the best nano size for starters. Great dimension and More lighting option plus cheaper than 20L.
     
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    fixed
     
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    What is that large white coral in the NPS tank? i'm curious.


     

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