Kessil

Rose’s 50 & 90g Tanks

NickRoseSN1985

Supporting Member
I’ve been around reef tanks my whole life. My dad began the hobby in the 80s/90s. Went through different sizes of tanks. I was into the tanks but didn’t really get hooked until sadly my dad got cancer in 2017. That’s when I took over maintenance of the tanks for him. He lost his battle in July of 2019. We have two tanks. One is a 90 gallon in the dining room and the other is a 50 gallon in the garage. I will add details of the tanks and everything that has happened between 2017 and now.

This is the 90 gallon which has been in a reboot stage for less then a year.
E7C6DEB7-78D3-4492-9332-E11AE5F52EFE.jpeg

This is the 50 gallon
BB5C44D6-3A2F-41B9-9271-064122630EE1.jpeg
 

NickRoseSN1985

Supporting Member
Still need to do a list of equipment and live stock but added these two beauties to the 90gal. Forest fire Digi and Green Torch from @A Aaron .Hopefully the digi won’t mind high Nitrates. 2 months ago I reinstalled the biopellet reactor because the Nitrates got above 40. Now there 30 or lower. Phosphates have been good between .05-.12.


ED999778-CD6B-4BFC-8504-4FE06AF67DFE.jpeg
78DF70E5-9332-4812-98B5-3A32ED8A905B.jpeg
 

NickRoseSN1985

Supporting Member
It’s amazing how fast corals can grow. Here is some pictures showing the growth of a forest fire digi and a tort I got from @A Aaron. The forest fire digi is Sept. 7th, Nov. 13th and Dec. 10th. The tort i just got on Nov. 29th but still I’m able to see growth. First picture for tort is Dec. 1st and the other is today Dec. 10. These corals are only getting 140-170 PAR.

296E3F65-382A-413D-B685-BE0061B355B3.jpeg
9CF2CCB7-60F1-4C11-8BCC-B0ADC29EE735.jpeg
7E15AD15-55DB-4200-ABC4-81D7188DA462.jpeg


46356015-BB96-4322-AD88-A33E0EA4E471.jpeg
176B1C88-9D14-4B68-9ED3-651EA10F6DE1.jpeg
 

NickRoseSN1985

Supporting Member
Well it happened I have aiptasia. While looking at the tank at night with a flashlight I found around 7. I was only able to re-find one during the day. Here is a picture of it. All of them seem to be in dark/shaded areas of the rocks their rocks.
00E5981B-93ED-4F79-B247-B942AD878935.jpeg
 

NickRoseSN1985

Supporting Member
Some update photos of the corals I got from @ofzakaria in the beginning of December. The Red planet had a fast growth spurt between Dec. 21st and today Jan.3rd. The only coral that hasn’t grown is the Green Indo Acro.
B6310C25-9046-41EB-91FF-9824E2AF8B6A.jpeg

December 21
C5F4FBD9-2B24-43E4-BC23-572F6C61077F.jpeg

January 3rd
FD97171C-2A49-4403-B870-593B49545C36.jpeg


December 14th
79422287-EEFA-4CC8-9947-46D0F189E1A1.jpeg

January 3rd
3CE994C9-93A4-463C-A68F-7FCC5C19B555.jpeg


December 14th
2D22C67F-C867-49EC-8636-EFB046F3C837.jpeg

January 3rd
3A065EF2-8CD7-4124-9647-14E65876C774.jpeg
 

ofzakaria

Supporting Member
Some update photos of the corals I got from @ofzakaria in the beginning of December. The Red planet had a fast growth spurt between Dec. 21st and today Jan.3rd. The only coral that hasn’t grown is the Green Indo Acro.
View attachment 23004
December 21
View attachment 23006
January 3rd
View attachment 23005

December 14th
View attachment 23007
January 3rd
View attachment 23008

December 14th
View attachment 23009
January 3rd
View attachment 23010
Great job!
 

NickRoseSN1985

Supporting Member
I always love watching my clown fish swim within the Frogspawns. I still need to head down to Neptune to get it another mate. The female died last year of old age. It was around I think 15 years old.

 

max_nano

Supporting Member
I always love watching my clown fish swim within the Frogspawns. I still need to head down to Neptune to get it another mate. The female died last year of old age. It was around I think 15 years old.

That’s amazing. So silly to watch it pop out.

So will you try to get a smaller clown and then your existing one would transition?
 

NickRoseSN1985

Supporting Member
Yeah I’ll be getting one that is smaller then the current one.

This will also give me a chance of getting some other fish. The 90 gallon has a total of 4 fish. I have a Blue and Yellow tang that I think are around 20yrs and a Blue/Green Chromis that is the single survivor of 7. I know I what to get a Midas but don’t know what else would be appropriate for the tank.
 
Top