Category Archive: Additions

All new additions to the tank will be listed here

Apr 11

QuietOne 3000 Pump not Reliable

I’ve had a quietone 3000 pump for about a year now. It’s been running 24/7 with regular cleanings of the impeller shaft. Last night, I had a brief power blip due to a thunder storm and the pump doesn’t seem to be able to start up again. After a close inspection of the impeller shaft …

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Dec 30

Just Ordered a Neptune Systems APEX Controller

Will post more info when it gets here and I can install it!

Dec 21

Built a DIY Refugium & Lighting

After reading the inspiring article from Mark Levinson’s website. I decided to build a refugium in my sump to create some extra nutrient export. The overall goal of this venture, is to create some additional nutrient export and hopefully help reduce some of the algae outbreaks I’ve been having in my Display Tank. Since the …

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Dec 10

Carpenter’s Flasher Wrasse (Paracheilinus carpenteri)

Picked up Gus (A Carpenter’s Wrasse) at Marinescape a few weeks ago. After over a month in the Quarantine tank he was finally put into his new home yesterday. Some information on Paracheilinus carpenteri The Carpenter’s Flasher Wrasse, also known as the Carpenter’s Wrasse, or Redfin Flasher Wrasse, is orange with blue vertical stripes as …

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Oct 05

New Rose Bubble Tip Anemone (RBTA)

Picked up an RBTA at the LFS today. It is the first anemone I’ve ever owned so let’s see how it goes! The goal will be to see if our pair of Pink Skunk Clownfish use it as their host.

Sep 16

Male Blue Jaw Trigger (Xanthichthys auromarginatus)

Currently in the Quarantine Tank! We just got a new Blue Jaw triggerfish from Marinescape this past friday Sept 11, 2009. Will post more pics when he’s in the display tank.

Jun 22

Aussie Acan Added Today!

Just found a great Acan coral at OttawaInverts.ca. This coral typically grows very flat but I found one that is in a nice ball shape! From input I’ve gathered on ReefCentral so far it seems to be a rare find! I purchased it mostly because of it’s bright Red colour. It opened up right away …

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May 22

Clown Goby, Yellow (Gobiodon okinawae)

Just added yesterday May 21, 2009 is a Yellow Clown Goby. This fish is about a half inch long but is very cute and active in the tank so far. Hopefully he’ll stay away from the pumps and overflows while he grows his extra half inch! More Information: The Yellow Clown Goby is a cheerful …

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Apr 27

Pink Skunks (Amphiprion perideraion)

These two were added the same day as the Frogspawn! They were so shy that they went into hiding for almost a week. Nearly impossible to get a good shot. The Pink Skunk fish were one of the only other semi-compatible clownfish that could be put in with the Ocellaris pair. IMHO if you are …

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Apr 14

Frogspawn Coral (Euphyllia paradivisa) Added April 9 2009

Hey everyone. Yet another coral has been added to the tank! This time it’s a Frogspawn (Euphyllia paradivisa) which was purchased from Marinescape on April 9th. This is an awesome LPS coral that fully opened the same day it was put in. One of the main tank characteristics for housing this coral is that it …

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