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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone - first post on this new account. I was a member on username "Oceanlab" many years ago, but unfortunately forgot my password and the account is linked to an expired email account. It's great to see a lot of familiar names after so many years. Anyway, long story short is that...
  2. TRT Member Blog's
    Started Tank 9/22/2013 This tank is my first experience with aquarium keeping. Bought this tank and all it's inhabitants in a dilapidated state off craigslist for like $300. The tank itself was pretty beat up and scratched beyond belief, but it was what I could afford at the time and the size I...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys! I have a 3 month old 38 gallon Marineland bow front, tall saltwater tank with about 45 lbs of live rock, 40 lbs of sand, a large rock covered in two types of star polyp and 2 anthias fish (a male and female, small). I have been offered a free 55 gallon tank with stand and all...
  4. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    I have a 40 gallon saltwater tank and just looking for advice on what type of Fish i should put in it thanks!
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello! I am Emma and I am completely new to the saltwater tank life. I would love to get some tips and advice on how to successfully setup and finish cycling my brand new 38 gallon tank. Here are the specs: Marineland 38 gallon bow front biowheel tank kit The filter is a penguin biowheel...
  6. Tank Builds
    hi i am starting a saltwater 40 gallon on a 200 dollar budget. i have the tank, filter, heater, lights, and a bubble maker, but otherwise nothing. what should i do to stay within my budget? im in plano. gaultier:help::confused:
  7. Reef Fish
    I have diatoms on my sand and some algae and I am looking for either a fish or invert(s) to fix this. I have a 40 gallon tank. I have aragonite sand. I was thinking a yellow prawn goby? Suggestions?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I'm in the planning stage of setting up my second reef tank. My first was a 60 litre nano cube so I haven't had any experience with a larger set up. I'm 15 but do have some knowledge on marine aquaria as I started work in my LFS not long ago. I want to upgrade to a 40 gallon long I have lying...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I have had my 40 gallon reef set up for about 3 months now. I have had a solid amount of green and brown algae growth for a while now and the water chemistry is perfect 0s across the board, pH is 8.1. 30 lbs of live rock, fluval ps1 skimmer and fluval 306 canister for extra filtration with...
  10. Seahorses & Pipefish
    I'm thinking about setting up a 40 Gallon Breeder tank, seahorses? Hippocampus reidi is my favorite seahorse, by far. (http://seahorsesource.com/?wpsc-product=h-reidi-2) Hippocampus comes (Tiger Tail seahorse) is probably next. (http://seahorsesource.com/?wpsc-product=h-comes) I'm thinking...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I am thinking about making a reef tank! I have been researching for almost a year, and want a reef tank. I know its hard, but with the right lighting, right nutrients, right bacteria, right filter, right tank, right skimmer, right sump, and the right flow and the right..... (etc. etc.) I can...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I am converting my 2-year-old freshwater aquarium to saltwater. :D does anyone have suggestions for stocking? I know I want 2 ocellaris clownfish, but I don't know where to go from there. The tank is 40 gallons and has a protein skimmer, powerhead, and canister filter. I would like it to be a...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I need help finding a good in tank protein skimmer for my innovative marine 40 gallon tank. I have so far tried two skimmer, the doc 9004, which I would have loved to have used, but it would not fit unfortunately with the way the plumbing works in the center of the tank and currently I'm trying...
  14. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    I found a really good deal on an mp40 and was wondering if I should grab it as my main pump in my 40 breeder. The only concern is of it's power even though I can adjust. I currently have a koralia that is rated at 850 or something an a jvp-101 from china lol.
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, it time for me to upgrade to my second tank and I've had such a great experience with IM all in one systems that I was thinking about purchasing another one. I currently have the nuvo 8 with an ai nano light an IM protein skimmer and recently purchased vortech mp10w. I have shopped...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 40 gallon breeder, and have 2 power heads one on each end of tank pointing downwards to the middle they are 550 gph power heads and have 1 240gph ph that points to the surface for water agitation problem is i'm noticing a lot of dead spots in the tank and i've tried switching it up. Is...
  17. Tank Specs
    New to aquarium keeping period. My fascination began sometime in the fall of 2008 when I laid eyes on an reef aquarium at a party I went to. I don’t think I ever left the chair sitting in front of the aquarium to socialize; I just stared endlessly into the aquatic seascape. Within a week I...
  18. Reefing Equipment
    My tank should be filled and running by the end of January and just now getting some supplies and was wondering if the eshopps nano can handle a 40gallon breeder tank. Maybe I could push it to do 300gph? I'm on a super low budget so I mean it'll have to do. Looking like Lps corals and 5 fish at...
  19. Tank Specs
    Finally broke down and purchased this tank used on the cheap: http://www.fishtanksdirect.com/40gallon36x15x16rectangularsystemsllbyseaclearfreeshipping.aspx Anybody mess with one of these tanks before? Got everything that's in the picture, and additionally have the optional skimmer installed...
  20. Lighting
    Hello everyone. I'm new to saltwater aquariums so I'm pretty oblivious when it comes to equipment. So hopefully you can help. My question is: Will my aquatic life T5-HO Dual Lamp be enough to grow corals? Here are my specs: Tank Size: 40G (36"L x 18"W x 16"H) Light: Aquatic Life Fixture...
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