Update 1.5 weeks in.
Running really well. Just added a durso stand pipe today as the noise was driving me crazy. It's so quiet now!
Just purchased a few new fish. 3 Anthias and 1 Blue eye tang which hopefully you can see in the pictures.
I'm not going to add sand until everything is settled.
Problems m having are:
1 - There's a lot of floating detritus (not micro bubbles) in my system. I've been cleaning out the filter sock and the skimmer cup and I still have stuff floating around. I'm going to do a water change tomorrow in which I will turn off the power heads to let the detritus settle on the floor,then il Hoover it out.
2 - Green Algae. Not a lot but that's how they all start. I'm doing as much as possible to make sure it doesn't escalate. New RO
system, phosphate reactor with new media. Just started my refugium too which I need to add more chaeto. What more can I do? Nitrate are approx 3 - 4 ppm
and phosphates are about 0.16
I've got 4 power heads 2 of which run off the koralia smart wave which I'm not too impressed with. You may have seen another thread of mine regarding this. I will be upgrading these to Vortechs as the 4 in my tank look messy IMO
Looking forward to hearing people's comments. I'm hoping to start adding some corals in the next few weeks but I want to get the algae under control and hopefully reduce them nitrates!
Current tank 260g FOWLR.
Fish: Moorish Idol, Powder Blue Tang, Hippo Tang, J Emperor Angel, 3 Chromis, 2 Black & White Clowns, Yellow Tang,