Hon Kit’s SPS dominant reef tank

Hon Kit’s SPS dominant reef tank.

This tank, highlighted on the Singapore Reef Club’s forum, is owned and maintained by Hon Kit and features a tank dominated by SPS corals.

Some specifics about the tank:

  • Salinity: 1.025
  • Temperature: 25-27 degrees celcius
  • Calcium: 400ppm
  • Alkalinity: 7.5-8.0 dKH
  • Skimmer: Skimz SM251
  • Mechanical filtration: Filter sock
  • Dosing pump: Kamoer
  • Chiller: Drop-in titanium coil with 1 HP Daikin air-con compressor
  • Biopellet / reactor: None
  • Chemical filtration: Activated Carbon
  • Main return pump: Eheim 1262
  • Wave maker: Tunze Turbulle 6125, Tunze Turbulle 6155, vortech MP40wES
  • Others Equipments: ATI Sunpower 6X39W + DE retrofit T5 2X39W
  • Lighting period: 4 bulbs on for 9.5 hours, 4 bulbs on for 4.5 hours

Kit also uses the Fauna Marin Ultralith system (zeolite stones, bacteria, bacteria food & amino acids) to keep nitrates and phospates low as well as Fauna Marin Reef Color Elements for tweaking SPS coral colours.

Calcium and alkalinity are maintained using Two Little Fishies’ C-Balance with minor tweaks to alkalinity acheived using a sodium bicarbonate solution dosed daily with a dosing pump.

Head over to the Singapore Reef Club’s forum to see more great photos of this tank.







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