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Old 04-25-2019, 04:34 PM
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William’s 3 gal desktop pico reef

I set this up as part of a contest in nano-reef, with the Intention that it would sit next to my freshwater planted pico


Aquarium specs:
Tank: UNS 3N (2.9 gal)
Light: Kessil A80 tuna blue with gooseneck , Ambient sunlight from south facing window
Filter: Azoo mignon 150 with surface skimmer attachment
Heater: Marina Compact Heater
Auto-top off: XPAqua
Rock: Rubble from my RSR Nano, "shapes" rock
Sand: Sand from RSR nano, pulse a small amount of dry special grade
Inhabitants:

Fish Potential future options(1):
Pike Blenny
Juninile clownfish
Gumdrop coral croucher

Inverts:
Skunk Cleaner shrimp
Red Mithrax crab
Rainbow Bubble-tip Anemone
Mini-maxi carpet Anemone
Green Bubble-tip Anemone (suicide by filter)
Various snails
Various hermits
Planned:
Anemone shrimp
Sexy shrimp 


Coral (all were taken from my RSR nano):
Birdsnest
Katopora 
Green acropora
Orange setosa
Red pocillopora 
Orange leptastrea 
Green Duncan x2
Dragon soul favia
Zoanthids (random)
Purple frilly gorgonian
Blastomusa merletti 
Red mushroom
My goal is to add no new coral after June 1st

Here is the space before

Now with the tank in place




And fully set up





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Last edited by WTyson; 04-26-2019 at 09:35 AM..
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Old 04-25-2019, 04:54 PM
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Cool!!!
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Old 04-25-2019, 06:32 PM
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And some updated pics from today. I tossed in a few more frags from my main display.


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Old 07-02-2019, 05:20 PM
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Well done! These setups could benefit from a dark background that would add depth and bring out the colors in the livestock.
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Old 07-02-2019, 10:26 PM
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Nice set ups This was you get to enjoy both worlds fresh and salt
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