Pedro Gomes’ 50 gallon reef is OMG awesome

By Leonard Ho 8 years agoNo Comments

Pedro’s reef tank was nominated Ultimate Reef’s September 2012 Tank of the Month, a distinction most deserved; Advanced Aquarist only wishes we had discovered Pedro’s tank first to feature in our magazine.   We strongly encourage you to read Ultimate Reef’s TOTM article to appreciate Pedro’s aquarium in all its grandeur.

Here’s a quick rundown of key system components:

  • Tank Dimensions: 40 x 23 x 18 inches (100cm x 58cm x 45cm)
  • 50 gallons (192 liters)
  • ATI 8x 39w dimmable T5 fixture
  • Bubble King Double Cone 200
  • 2 x Ecotech Marine vortech MP10w ES
  • Balling Light method
  • Korallen-Zucht ULNS (Ultra Low Nutrient System) regiment


And obligatory full tank shot:


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     Leonard Ho

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    I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.

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