187 Gallon Tank

Total system volume = 386 gallons

TANKS 

Main Aquarium: Custom built by Coast to Coast Custom Aquariums
  • 187-gallon (708-L) euro-braced glass aquarium
  • 60″L x 30″D x 24”H
  • Starphire low-iron glass front and two end panels
  • Painted black background
  • 21″L external overflow box
  • 36″H traditional style stand w/raised-panel doors, fluted trim moldings and water-resistant pan liner
75-gallon (284-L) Frag Tank: Custom built by Coast to Coast Custom Aquariums
  • Euro-braced glass aquarium
  • 60″L x 24″D x 12”H
  • Starphire low-iron glass front and painted black background
  • 12″L external overflow box
50-gallon (189-L) Frag Tank: Custom built by Coast to Coast Custom Aquariums
  • Euro-braced glass aquarium
  • 48″L x 24″D x 10”H
  • Starphire low-iron glass front and painted black background
  • 13″L external overflow box
Sump: Royal Exclusiv Dream Box
Total System Volume: 386 gallons (1,461 L)

Time in operation: System started in July, 2015. Re-started in April, 2017.

AQUASCAPING/SUBSTRATES

  • 127 lbs of Hatian live rock.
  • 100 lbs Tropic Eden Live Reeflakes Sand

SKIMMER

Bubble King® Double Cone 180 + RDX DC 24V

CIRCULATION

LIGHTING 

187g Display
  • (2) Giesemann Spectra 24″ fixtures, 1 x Mogul, 4 x 24w T5s
  • (2) Luxcore 400w dimmable ballasts – Selectable Settings: 250w, 250w HQI, 400w, 400w Super Lumens
  • (2) 400w 20K Radium bulbs driven on 400w Super Lumens setting
  • (4) Giesemann 24″ 24w PowerChrome Midday T5s
  • (4) Giesemann 24″ 24w PowerChrome Actinic Blue T5s
75g Frag Tank
  • (2) Lumenarc reflectors
  • (2) Luxcore 400w dimmable ballasts – Selectable Settings: 250w, 250w HQI, 400w, 400w Super Lumens
  • (2) 400w 20K Radium bulbs driven on 400w Super Lumens setting
50g Frag Tank

CALCIUM/ALKALINITY SUPPLEMENTATION

CONTROLLERS/MONITORS/DOSERS

RO/DI

  • SpectraPure® 180gpd MAXCAP® RODI System w/ Manual Flush Valve

COOLING

HEATER

UV STERILIZER

AUTO TOP-OFF

  • SpectraPure Ultra-Precise Level Controller UPLC-II

WATER PARAMETERS

  • Alkalinity: 8.5-9.0 dKH
  • Calcium: 410-430 ppm
  • Magnesium: 1,400-1440 ppm
  • Salinity: 32 – 33 ppt
  • Temperature range: 77-81 degrees F (25-27.2 degrees C)
  • Nitrate: 2.5-5 ppm
  • Phosphate: .02-.05 ppm
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