The latest reef to win Zeovit’s highest honor, the Dream tank of the Quarter is the reef of Jiratthi Savetsila. A stunning tank from Thailand, the corals are elegantly balanced, and the corals are classic pastel colors Zeovit is so well recognized for. Truly a spectacular system and a display of some remarkable aquarium skills.
The display measures 84 by 36 by 30 inches (214 by 91 by 76 cm) and the volume comes down to around 291 gallons (1100 liters). Including a 300 liter sump the total system volume comes down to around 370 gallons (1400 liters). A 400 watt metal halide bulb in addition to an LED setup provide lighting, and water circulation is provided by four Tunze 6255, four Tunze6200, four Tunze6105, two Tunze6155, one Tunze6205, and two Tunze7095 water pumps. A medium Korallenzucht ZEOvit Filter Easy Lift Magnetic serves as ZEOvit reactor and for the Protein Skimmer a Royal Exclusiv Bubble King 400 DeLuxe internal is used. A drop-in titanium coil chiller with condensing unit keeps the system at a steady 25C (77F). A Bubble Magus dosing pump takes care of calcium demands. 30 gallon (120l) water changes are done weekly with Reefer’s Best or Tropic Marin (Pro Reef) salt.
As expected the system is dosed a wide variety of ZeoVit products including: ZeoBak, Food 7, Start 3, K-Balance, B-Balance, Xtra special, Coral Vitalizer, Potassium Iodide, Jod Complex, Sponge Power, Amino Acids, Iron, and Stylo-pocci glow. 2.5 liters of Zeolites are additionally used and replaced every four weeks.
Header image and first image copyright by Zeovit, other images by Jiratthi Savetsila