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PICO Competition Tank Journal Template

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PICO Competition Tank Journal Template

Postby MeLLeR » Mon 11 Nov, 2013 4:04 pm

Please use this template for completing the initial post of your Competition Pico tank journal. Please fill in as much detail as you can so we can get a complete understanding of your system and techniques. IF you already have another pico tank journal elsewhere in the forum, please also make one here for the purposes of the competition.

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Add your intro here, perhaps a little about your reefing experience/history

[b]System Type:[/b] SPS, Mixed Reef, LPS, Softies only, Non photosynthetic Corals?

[color=blue][b]PICO System:[/b][/color]

[b]PICO Tank:[/b] Display tank specifications.

[b]PICO Volume:[/b] Total tank water declared volume.

[b]PICO Lighting:[/b] Lighting specifications.

[b]Start up date:[/b] Day PICO was first filled and cycling commenced.

[color=blue][b]Support systems:[/b][/color]

[b]System Water:[/b] Natural salt water or artificial salt water

[b]Display Water circulation:[/b] In tank water circulation.

[b]Filtration:[/b] Are you running any filtration equipment?

[b]Evaporation Top Up:[/b] Auto top-up or manual?

[b]Water Changes:[/b] Water change regime, volume and frequency

[color=blue][b]Chemical Support:[/b][/color]

[b]Calcium and Alkalinity Addition:[/b] How are you maintaining Calcium and Alk levels

[b]Other Chemical Maintenance:[/b] Magnesium, additives etc

[b]Current Water Chemistry:[/b] If applicable
[b]Salinity / Specific Gravity:[/b]


[b]Corals:[/b] What corals have you got in the tank

[b]Invertebrates and or CUC[/b] What have you got in there?

[color=blue][b]Feeding Regime:[/b][/color]

[b]Coral food:[/b] What are you feeding, how much and when.

[b]Method:[/b] What method do you use to feed.

[b]Equipment expenses[/b] list the costs of the equipment you have purchased for the Tank


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