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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 4/54w t5 setup going on here and it's a too bright&white for my taste I am running : aquablue special : x2 purple +'s : Blue + And it looks too white and bright with all 4 on. But with only the purple plus and blue plus on it doesn't look that bad. I'm wanting more of...
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    So I'm Upgrading from my nano to a bigger tank. :dance: It's a 55 Gallon and my plans are to have some soft corals, maybe a few Sps's, but most Lps dominant. I'm wanting to get away from all the led setups and go with a T5 setup. Any Suggestions ? -I'm going to keep this thread updated with...
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    I'm building a DIY led from rapid led using Cree bulbs. So I plan to use 15 cool white (6000k) 10 neutral white (5650k) 10 royal blue (460 Nm) for a 55 gallon should I up the led number or keep it the way it is. FYI might be a sps dominate tank.
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    Hello! I am really new to saltwater with about 4 months experience. I want to start getting into reeding in my 55 gallon, but am very confused about lights. From what I've read I would need anywhere from 192-247 watts of light, but it just sounds like that's so much! The only definites that I...
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    Hey guys I have a 55 gallon tank it's a FOWLR right now, I have a thread fun butterfly a white sand sifting goby 3 green Chromis and a long nose hawkfish I'm having a problem feeding the hawk fish because it only eats frozen mysis shrimp that I put in. All the other fish eat flakes and stuff but...
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    I am looking for some advice on good brands and the correct size return pump for my 55 g DT and 20L sump. I have a 1500 gph glass-holes kit overflow box. I will also be running the Reef Octopus 4" 110 NW. Any suggestions?
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    Yep, I'm new and this is my first post. I have been reading this forum a while and decided to set up a marine tank. So here goes...55 gallon drilled tank, coralife wet dry converted to a sump, 750 mag drive, Hydor Koralia 550 pump, Jagger 150watt heater, SC-Aquariums 65 gallon protein skimmer, a...
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    Pics from my tank <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6468224383/" title="My 55g by bmerfeld, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7170/6468224383_bfa0565da2_b.jpg" width="1024" height="768" alt="My 55g"></a> <a...
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    i was going through my photo library looking for a pic and noticed i had a lot from various tanks over the years and decided to post a somewhat time line. there may be some even older ones, but they would shuttled away in boxes and not digital. so here are some of my attempts in all of their...
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    Wow ok my tank has been cycling for about 4 to 5 weeks now and very little to no fluctuation has been occurring I bought dryed out wich was live rock and trying to make it come live again but have noticed really no progress I bought some biozyme but is just like sand and dust in tank and will...
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    meeting with the lfs guy to pick out a pump, just want to know what size for the tank 55g, pump will be in the 20g sump
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