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  1. Tank Specs
    Hello, I'm going to be getting my first ever saltwater tank in the next few months and I'm VERY excited! I have kept all types of animals and I have kept multiple difficult freshwater species but I have never kept saltwater fish. My main reason to even get a saltwater tank is corals, I really...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Downsizing from my 55 Gallon Marine Marine Land Aquarium due to a move. If another New York reefer wants to take it off my hands, wouldn't mind. The black rim on the top of the tank has some damage. It is standard 48"x13"+-x20"+-. Standard Petco stand is also available. I'll give it a good...
  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. General Reef Discussion
    So am finally upgrading to a 52 gallon long tank after about 4-5 months of keeping my first ever 14 gallon fowlr salt water system with 2 little o clowns I have been planning this tank for a while and would like some feedback on what people think of my stocking plans 2 o clowns 1 firefish 1...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    So am currently planning for a 55gallon reef tank that i should be getting up and running in the next few months.Thsi is my second saltwater after starting with a 15 gallon fowlr with only 2 o clownfish in. After two weeks i knew i had to upgrade. So as far as the stocking list goes : 2 0...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I would like advice on my stocking list for my 55 gallon reef and order they would be added 1}pair of o clowns 2}purple firefish 3}shoal of chromic 4}algae blenny 5}pistol goby pair 6}mccoskers flasher wrasse 7}coral beauty
  7. Lighting
    Hi I recently started a 55 gallon tank and want to try soft corals. I recently came across 2 36" HO dual t5's. In each fixture is a 39w 10000 daylight and a 39w actinic. I was wondering if these will work for soft corals. If it will do I need both of the fixtures and do I run both lights...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys - seems like more people check out this part of the forum than the Tank Specs part so I'll post my questions here and link to my tank spec thread so you can see my set up. My fishless cycle with dead shrimp has been going for 9 days now, and my test results are throwing me off and...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I have always enjoyed having fresh-water fish tanks in the past, and I have always wanted to tryout a saltwater tank. Unfortunately, I have never felt like it was a terrific time to start a saltwater tank due to financial commitment, time-commitments, etc. But I think the time is now. My wife...
  10. Tank Specs
    This is a partial repost from my intro thread, but since I plan on having plenty of questions, I thought I should probably have my tank listed here. I currently have a 55 gallon tank (48"x12"x20") started in 2013 with a 1-2" live sand bed, 60-70 pounds of live rock, AI SOL Superblues x2, a...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 220 gallon that I am thinking of downsizing, I was thinking of using my 55 gallon. If I put some of my "big fish" in the 55 but use the equipment from the 220 would that be okay. I was thinking my 3 foot zebra eel and my 8 inch lionfish. Neither of these animals need open water to swim...
  12. General classifieds
    Hey guys I am wanting to sell my actinic light. It is only a few months old and in great shape. It is just too much light and I have no need for it. I would like to get 250$ for it, a timer and the hanging kit. I will consider offers, really interested in the new maxspect gyre. Thank you
  13. Lighting
    Hey guys! I broke out my old quad T5 fixture that was in the attic. I wanted to add it to my Current USA Orbit Marine LED. So I could add a little kick to the LEDs, for some extra PAR. The Orbit Marine fits perfectly in the middle of my old T5 fixture. I have room for two T5 bulbs(one on each...
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    Tank And Toadstool

  16. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 55 gallon tank currently cycling for the past 3 weeks. I've been looking for more live rock to fill it and in the process I ended up with a compete 90 gallon setup along with a 40 gallon that was used as a refugium for the cost of the rock! Incredible deal! But now I'm torn.... And I'll...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I might start a 55 tank. I need to know from putting the water in to keeping the fish alive. This is what I already know how to do. Acclimating fish What fish are capable with others I will need some essential crabs, hermits, snails, and I think starfish. One thing that had to be in the...
  18. Nano Reefs
    I might start a 55 tank. I need to know from putting the water in to keeping the fish alive. This is what I already know how to do. Acclimating fish What fish are capable with others I will need some essential crabs, hermits, snails, and I think starfish. One thing that had to be in the...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    So I have a 55 Gallon tank running 2 Power Heads 100 Gallon Filter (Media Removed) 2 power heads a Bak Pak Protein Skimmer for a 100 gallon tank 2 builders I have about 10 pounds of Cured Fiji live rock 2 pounds of premium Fiji live rock with coralline algae about 10 pounds of tufa rock cycled...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, so after my tank was wiped out by marine velvet I am much more careful and prepared this time around. While I cant get more fish for quite a while, I've come up with a new stocking list that I would like some opinions on. I have a 55 gallon tank. Also, I'm not sure how many corals I can...
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