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Old 12/16/2017, 05:38 AM   #1151
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Are you trying to ween your angels from their taste for coral? Or, adding variety to their diet?


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Old 12/17/2017, 04:29 AM   #1152
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Your tank is fantastic. Please continue to post pictures. I am in the process of starting a 120 myself and aspire to have one that looks like yours.
Thanks m8

I got plenty of materiaal, but lack time nowadays.

But i will do my best to inspire you guys with my unconventional ways of reefkeeping.




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Old 12/17/2017, 04:33 AM   #1153
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Are you trying to ween your angels from their taste for coral? Or, adding variety to their diet?
You mean butterflies is think

I try to get them eating and keep them alive with corals first.
Later on i gradually try get them accept other food.


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Old 12/17/2017, 04:35 AM   #1154
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Yippie!

Trifasciatus nr1 is eating mysis

Youtube movie!
https://youtu.be/1vBHu2WVOI4


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Old 12/20/2017, 11:42 AM   #1155
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Old 12/20/2017, 12:48 PM   #1156
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Old 12/20/2017, 07:12 PM   #1157
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You mean butterflies is think

I try to get them eating and keep them alive with corals first.
Later on i gradually try get them accept other food.
Yep, I really meant butterflies. Iíll be curiously watching on this one. You do like a challenge!


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Old 12/21/2017, 08:25 PM   #1158
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Yep, I really meant butterflies. Iíll be curiously watching on this one. You do like a challenge!
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Old 12/23/2017, 05:16 AM   #1159
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2 birds with one blow

Cut off the corals sticking out of the water and Feeding my butterflies.

And i love to do it now, because i have easy acces to the maintank.



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Old 12/24/2017, 08:14 PM   #1160
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Glenn, at one point you had another tank under your stand that was full of shells or something. Did you take that out? You mentioned it was going to be removed before.

Iím thinking you only have a small sump, skimmer, and dosing pumps on your show tank for ďfiltrationĒ. Filter wool on the return pump. Is this correct?


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Old 12/25/2017, 09:29 AM   #1161
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Glenn, at one point you had another tank under your stand that was full of shells or something. Did you take that out? You mentioned it was going to be removed before.

Iím thinking you only have a small sump, skimmer, and dosing pumps on your show tank for ďfiltrationĒ. Filter wool on the return pump. Is this correct?
I had a DSB which i dismantled.
That is now my butterflyreef




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Old 12/25/2017, 09:40 AM   #1162
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Old 12/25/2017, 10:08 AM   #1163
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Merry Christmas to you and yours Glenn.


Your just running skimmers on all these tanks for filtration and that’s it?


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Old 12/25/2017, 12:31 PM   #1164
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You recommend UV for tanks. What flow rates do you recommend?
Meaning, are you getting the sterilization flow rates or using it just for clarity?


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Old 12/26/2017, 07:32 PM   #1165
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Merry Christmas to you and yours Glenn.


Your just running skimmers on all these tanks for filtration and thatís it?
Yes just skimmer, powerfilter , UV, (large reef also ozone).

4-6 channel dosing system

The sump won't get any more simple than this.





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Old 12/26/2017, 09:50 PM   #1166
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I appreciate your simplicity Glenn. Thank you for responding.

Iím trying to get some specific info on the simplicity. A UV for instance can be utilized in two ways. Sterilization or for water clarity. The flow rate dictates the benefits of the UV. So I was asking in which way you took advantage of the UV.

I have read that you list UV as a control for fish disease which would suggest that itís being used in a sterilization manner. However that kills good things as well. Iím not sure what your thoughts are on it.
You also have another tank (butterfly tank) plumbed into your big reef, right?

Set the time machine for a couple years ago, you and I conversed a bit through email about my old tank. I no longer have. Ozone was recommended against by you at that time. Have you changed your mind about ozone since then?


My new tank is up and running and my desire to run a tank using DSR has not changed. I still see a great method and want to employ it on this new tank. I want to learn the method. However I want to do it correctly.
I know not to ask of your recipes on any of the supplements and I never will.
However, Iíd like to run the proper equipment and do so in the proper way.


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Old 01/01/2018, 12:58 PM   #1167
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Amazing tanks! I’m going to have to look closer at your methods. I already dose Ca, Alk, Mg and vinegar so it wouldn’t be too hard for me to add a couple more pumps and set up a test tank for myself.


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Old 01/02/2018, 04:23 AM   #1168
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Old 01/02/2018, 04:28 AM   #1169
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I appreciate your simplicity Glenn. Thank you for responding.

Iím trying to get some specific info on the simplicity. A UV for instance can be utilized in two ways. Sterilization or for water clarity. The flow rate dictates the benefits of the UV. So I was asking in which way you took advantage of the UV.

I have read that you list UV as a control for fish disease which would suggest that itís being used in a sterilization manner. However that kills good things as well. Iím not sure what your thoughts are on it.
You also have another tank (butterfly tank) plumbed into your big reef, right?

Set the time machine for a couple years ago, you and I conversed a bit through email about my old tank. I no longer have. Ozone was recommended against by you at that time. Have you changed your mind about ozone since then?


My new tank is up and running and my desire to run a tank using DSR has not changed. I still see a great method and want to employ it on this new tank. I want to learn the method. However I want to do it correctly.
I know not to ask of your recipes on any of the supplements and I never will.
However, Iíd like to run the proper equipment and do so in the proper way.
Thanks m8.

UV and Ozone is primary to prevent itch outbreak. I lost may fish in the time i didn't use either of them.
So imo UV is mandatory when keeping fish in large quantities and confined places like an aquarium.

Flowrate is 200-800l/h and i use 18watt units

I don't really care for "good things" that are afloat. I care more about removing "bad things.
All good thing are plenty off around the substrate.

Butterflyreef, fragtank, QT tank are joint toghether on 1 sump. I can disconnect each of then at any moment if necessary.

I think you have me mixed up with someone else.
I was Always pro ozone. Look into my history: www.DSRreefing.com/history

To learn more about my method specificly you need to use google and search for
"GlennF reef" or "Glenn Fong reef"



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