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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Here is what I have. Button polyps, Kenya tree, candy cane trumpet, shelf coral. 55 gal tank 20 gal sump (1/2 full give or take). My question is about lighting. I'm using a marineland LED light. When it's on there is a mix of white and blue on one setting and blue only on the other. You can't...
  2. Nano Reefs
    do,I need a antinic lite on a 10gal nano tank??? Eddie
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have a T5 lighting structure. 1 blue 1 white. I was curious what each lighting is for specifically? Also I want to know if it is okay to leave the blue light on at night as a nightlight? Would that be bad for the fish and corals?
  4. Reefing Equipment
    Quick question, it was suggested to me in another forum to run only blue lights for a few days to lower the stress on my frogspawn.. My coralife t5 doesn't have a one bulb setting though and needs two to run.. Would my tank be ok under two actinic blue bulbs? Or should I just keep one actinic...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hey, i found this light: Total output: 130W Supports: 2 x 65W CF, 2 x Double Bluemoon LED Fixture Size: 29.25" x 7" x 2.75" Ballast Type: Internal Electronic Power Cords: 3 On/Off switch: 3 Cooling Fan: 1 Built-In Splash Protection: Acrylic Lens Mounting Leg: Included (Max Reach: 30") Hanging...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    its been about 3 years since ive cycled a tank.so i forgot some things:rolleyes: how soon do i start doing water changes from the first day of stting up a tank? ive heard some people dont untill the cycle is over......im starting a 10g reef/sea horse tank once it finish its cycle i have a...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Quick question on actinics. I had an old Coralife fixture on my last tank with actinics and when I replaced the bulbs, I really noticed a BIG difference in the brightness (Coralife bulbs to coralife bulbs). Almost blinding. I have a new fixture with my 125 and again I purchased a coralife...
  8. Clams
    2-10K daylight bulbs 96w each 2-actinic blue bulbs 96w each both are pc lights 4 bulbs all together 384w all together on a regular 55 g. tank 48x13xwhatever too lazy to get the tape measure. I was wondering if there is a species of clam I can get with this lighting? I have plenty of room to put...
  9. Lighting
    Hello everyone:wavey:, I have a question, I have been looking at put two 400w 10000k metal halide lights in my 75gal. and I'm looking for suggestions. Thanks. John:agree:
  10. TCMAS
    Hello everyone. Another question for you all, as I am about to start my 125/55 build. Lighting. I know MH is best, but expensive. how do the other lighting systems compare to MH? PC? VHO? I am planning on eventually doing some softies, probally no hard corals anytime soon. I am also planning on...
  11. General classifieds
    Livestock- Open Brain green lobo red cabbage leather candy cane colony 8 heads Green monti frag purple monti frags green brown polyps Rust colored polyps zoos Green ricordia orange ricordia Pink ricordia blue ricordia white tube worm pink tube worm 100 or so lbs LR Tridacna clam 5 inches...
  12. Tank Specs
    Hello all here TRT. My name is Sheldon and i am a novice at salt water aquarium keeping. I have a 29 gallon reef tank that has been set up for a good six months now. I have 2 clowns, 3 yellow-tailed blue damselfish, 1 fire shrimp, and 1 green bubble tipped anemone. For filtration i use the...
  13. Eau Claire Reef Club (ECRC)
    I would like to thank Steve and Family for letting us admire his tank and drink his home brew.:beer:The meeting was great and I think everybody went home with something.Thanks all for coming!
  14. General classifieds
    Livestock- Open Brain green- $25 lobo red- $25 cabbage leather -$25 candy cane colony 8 heads -$20 acropora green about 3 inch fragged colony- $25 Green monti frags-$10 purple monti frags -$10 green brown polyps frags, will break up the LR they are on or the whole piece. Fragged out they will be...
  15. Atlanta Reef Club
    Hi all!! Went out to the garage today and started some early spring cleaning and found several items I no longer use and would like to sell.. Please check out the descriptions and photos below and if interested, you can either post a reply here or email me at: [email protected]
  16. TCMAS
    I am a serious newbie, so please be nice. :funny: I am getting ready to mount my VHO lamps to a board that is being mounted in my canopy. After looking at the parts, I am not 100% sure on how to do everything, so I am going to ask. Overview: I will have 4-4 foot VHO lamps installed over...
  17. Tank Specs
    here is a pic" of my tank (finally) i took this photo about 3 weeks to a month ago, but since that time iv'e added some live rock and a couple of new corals. (also re-arranged it abit) so i'll have to take new ones soon.
  18. The THINK Tank
    Why won't coraline grow??? G’day. I have been running my new reef for about 3 months now and coraline algae just won’t grow much at all, maybe even not at all! I add the following supplements: reef complete, reef carbonate reef calcium, reef plus, iodine, and strontium but still nothing, I...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    In my tank, light green film algae is growing on the glass and on the rocks, but then it turns brown it almost seem like its dying. another question pods feed on just dead stuff? or algae too ?
  20. General Reef Discussion
    i want to go with all mh's is there any reason i cant put enclosed HQI pendants in an enclosed hood?also they say it comes with a 10000 k actinic blue bulb. i dont understand how a bulb can be 10000 k and blue at the same time can someone explain this? finally would a refugium and a protein...
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