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  1. Tank Specs
    Howdy everyone! I posted what I plan to stock on the intro, so here I'll just discuss what I have and am in the process of getting. I currently have a 55 gallon tank with stand. I really wanted to put a sump underneath but I really dont think it'll support the room. -I have a used 48'' odyssea...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I attached a picture, its kinda small but i think it gets the idea across. I have a 55G tank but it is vertical, so i wanted to create a sort of rockwall/hill type thing up one of the back corners of the tank. i was thinking maybe creating a base out of PVC and Aragocrete and after curing it...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, this forum has helped me through starting my tank from scratch to now having a fully stocked, fully functional reef tank. I am having issues with adding any new fish to my tank. I currently have the following live stock in my 55g reef. False Perc Maroon clown Coral Beauty Orange...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    ok two weeks ago i had a skimmer mishap, and lost 10g so since i had a mess to clean up i did some thorough maintenance and lost half of my bioballs. i am doing a water change i planned on losing the rest of the bio balls any repercussions i should be aware of.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I am thinking about running only LR rubble in my canister filter. I have 2 floss pads in now and I clean one per week and rotate. I have heard of several people who have done LR in the canister with great success. I have also heard people say that it does the same thing as bio-balls. Should...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I am still on my initial cycle, which I started the end of September. My ammonia has been at 0 since the middle of October and my Nitrites and Nitrates have been off the chart high ever since. Do I need to do a water change or is it common for a cycle to take this long? I started the cycle...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    So I was planning on buying a skimmer from bluezooaquatics (Remora series) and could someone please tell me which one I shoud buy for a 55g reef tank? And also please mention if it is a plug and play or do I need to buy pumps and all that. Basically if i can just plug it in and watch it skim...
  8. Tank Specs
    After having a freshwater tank for many years, I decided to convert to salt. I started with the freshwater equipment I had minus the undergravel filter, removed the bio-wheel, and added some live rock and brackish fish. After cycling the tank with fish (I know, terrible. But my background is...
  9. SPS Coral Forum
    Hello I recently purchase this sps coral from 1 of my lfs. Was advised that it is a Montipora. I advised the employee of my lighting nova extreme 2x54w t5s(reflector with individual bends) he stated that it will do fine in my reef. Is this true trt? I also recall reading info prior that leathers...
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