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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Greeting folks, my first saltwater tank is now one year old. It has been fun to learn and discovery from day to day in here. Check out the video I took last month. fun reefing! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2M1sJQKP4D0 Cheers!
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So we are on week 1 of cycling of our 60 gallon tank. The salinity level tested VERY low at 1.17 yesterday so I researched all day on the best way to raise it. Since the tank is cycling I didn't want to top it off with fresh salt water; however, I thought it would be best to remove a small...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hey guys!! :banana: I started my saltwater journey at 19ish and got a hard lesson in patience. It's been a few years and I've practiced more with freshwater fish and matured a bit. I want to start again with a pre-drilled 60g cube with sump + barebottom fuge and LED lighting. I'm building it to...
  4. Reef Fish
    Hi! I am getting a 60g rectangular aquarium. I have a good idea of what I want to put into it, and I want to see other people's ideas/ recommendations for me. Here is my list: Fish 1. 2 firefish gobies (red) 2. mandarin dragonet/small school of green or blue chromis/ 2 purple firefish (need help...
  5. Tank Specs
    Hello, This is my 60 Gallon which is around two months old. I began my Salt water venture with a 25 gallon and then purchased a 60 gallon two months ago. The lighting seen in the below picture is a maxspect Razor for a 25 gallon, and was replaced for a 300 watt version in the picture below...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So I just purchased a fat, healthy mandarin from my local fish store. I asked to the store owner to throw some cyclopeeze in the tank to see if it interested him at all and sure enough it did. For 25 dollars I brought him home with me and drip acclimated him for an hour before adding him to the...
  7. Tank Specs
    I have just acquired a 60 gallons acrylic tank setup with stand, canopy, and a API Filstar 2 canister filter. I am preparing to get this tank started as soon as I can and am looking for any and all suggestions, tips, and advice I can get. I am planning on keeping soft corals and some LPS and I...
  8. Lighting
    I just acquired a 60 Gallon Acryllic Aquarium (48inL x 15inW x 18inH) with wooden stand and canopy top. I am looking for suggestions on lighting for this setup. I would like to be able to keep most corals, yet have a programmable and affordable fixture that will work with this aquarium setup...
  9. Lighting
    wanting to look at my lights, i have the coralife fixture, granted my tank crashed hard due to my own mistakes, but im not sure if the t5's and atnics work well enough for growth of coral. any other input?
  10. Reef Fish
    Hello everyone! This is my first post on The Reef Tank, so I wanted to show everyone my aquarium. I have a 60 gallon aquarium that is about 3 months old. Dimensions: 4 ft long, 1 ft wide, 2 ft tall. Livestock: -1 yellowtail damsel -2 Ocellaris Clownfish -4 Chromis -2 Banggai Cardinalfish -1...
  11. Tank Specs
    I have a 60 gallon hexagon aquarium that i want to set up a Fish Only With Live Rock environment in..... Will the Fluval 306 canister, rated for up to 70 gallons, be enough to properly filter this tank? or should i go for the 100 gallon 406 canister? is it possible to have filtration that is too...
  12. Lighting
    I am getting ready to replace the bulbs on my t5 4bulb fixture. I currently have 1x aquablue+ 1x actinic white 1x true actinic 1x super actinic corals are trumpet, zoas, anthelia, various button polyps, star polyps, Ricordea Mushrooms, regular mushrooms, frogspawn, montipora, green polyp...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys I need a tip on what kind of lighting I should get for my 60g fowlr setup I would like to know how long I should keep the light on and are night lights necessary because when I turn off my tank light the surrounding area would be pitch black (My basement) Additional information...
  14. Tank Specs
    hey guys. This is my first, soon to be reef, saltwater tank. It's a 60 gallon tank with a 20 gallon sump. At the moment I have two clowns, a coral beauty, two turbo snails, a turban snail, and four blue leg hermits. My lighting is an aquatic life t5 fixture with one true actinic, a purple...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Heya everybody, So I finally have enough income to start up a new tank. I have all the hardware and filtration and all that jazz for my 60 gallon cube, so now I'm just wondering about my stock list of fish. This will also be a reef tank, so all the fish, from what I've heard and seen, should do...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I have had my 60 gallon tank for almost a year now. I just recently changed from a crappy small t-8 that wasn't even close enough to being adequate for the light in my tank but I kept it for a while cause thats all I had. I now have a 42'' sea star led light. It doest look like I acclimated the...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all! New to the forum and the salt water side of the aqarium world. I've had many previously fresh water tanks - from gold fish to cichlids that grew from babies to about 6-8" each, and pleasure pond experience. The saltwater side is something I've wanted for the last 10-12 years and...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, the dealio is that im buying a 60 gallon tank/stand tomorrow. i am running a 29 gallon reef tank as of now. i was planning on cleaning my tank/sump tomorrow, so this makes a great time to upgrade to a bigger tank(might as well :lol:) My goal is to keep zoas/softies/maybe LPS on the sides...
  19. Lighting
    i have a 60 gallon cube and my biggest issue with getting it goings is lighting and a chiller... i currently have a 24 gallon with 150 watt sunpod and 1/13 hp chiller i was wondering if i could put the 24 inch sunpod on my 60 gallon with two t5 bulbs on either side... so 2 t5s... one white...
  20. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    I have for sale a 60 gallon saltwater tank that is up and running. I would like to sell it as a whole but will consider parting it out if no interest for the complete setup. I am asking $650 for everything or best offer. You can email me at [email protected] or pm. Tank and Equipment: 60...
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