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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So I’ve been researching Reef Aquariums for a couple of months now, and my wife and I are looking to buy a house soon, so we were looking at houses and we saw a good one for a reasonable price that has a built in 2000 gallon aquarium. After a bit more looking at houses and comparing and stuff...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    hey there everyone...my tank is 220 plus 30sump and 25 refugium/mud..just fyi. I have a couple of questions..soon I will begin buying a few corals i currently only have (small torch and war coral frag and favia frag)..I have taken my time getting two in about the last three or fours months but...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, so I have been wanting to piece together a new reef tank lately and was going to buy everything I need used to save some money. I was looking to setup a 40-55gal display tank with a 20 gallon sump that had a fuge and skimmer in it. Well I was searching around today and found a running...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I just got the deal of a lifetime but at the same time the headache of a lifetime. I got a brand new Red Sea Reefer that has never seen water off of Craigslist. It was from someone who was obviously very serious about reefing. It came with bags and boxes full of equipment that is mostly brand...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello. I'm not sure if this is the right place to discuss this but anyway, I hope I can gain some few advise. My son recently started this reef tank project at school and now he is glued to this hobby. But it's no longer healthy since he is having some problems in school and spend most of his...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone---I'm new and have had my tank cycling and solid for nearly 7 weeks- it's a 90 with 3 large canister filters on it. I cycled with six mollies and they are all doing well, I also grabbed 2 small green scats, a mono, 2 small black tip shark cats from my brackish too.... lastly, I have...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, when I bought the xenia it was on quite a large plate of live rock and had what looks like a clam on the underside. I broke the live rock so I could milliput it to a good place in the tank. In doing so the clam style hitchhiker came off. I set it on some rock near the front of the tank...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Evening all, normally when I join a forum I'll go through a more friendly and traditional route of joining and introducing myself but the need for a bit of advice has catalysed the process straight into asking for a bit of help. I've had fish tanks for years, started fresh then went tropical...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    It has has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl to have a saltwater aquarium, and the day if finally here! A friend was upgrading to a 120 gallon tank, so I purchased a nice big 75 gallon bow front tank that he will no longer be using. It has a great stand and a sump with it. Now...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hi we just found this guy in our tank. He came out of the live rock we just got. Is this a friendly starfish with a "coral" tank & "fish?" Also what type is he? He's green in color when we put a light to it but looks brownish without a light. Thanks in advance!
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all I really enjoy The Reef Tank and appreciate the great info and reef banter. I am in the info gathering process of a 50 gal reef build and hope to start purchasing equipment in the next month. ( I already have the tank)This will be my first saltwater tank but have been keeping freshwater...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I am new to this website, and this is my first post, hopefully someone will reply! Right now I have a 38 gallon freshwater tank with 3 fish and a AquaTech 20-40g filter. I want to convert this tank to a reef tank. I am looking for advice on what type of filtration I need, how...
  13. Seahorses & Pipefish
    I have a few question and need some advice... I set up a 2.5gal square tank with a sponge filter, few fake plants, light, thermometer, and that's it. Very basic. It's at 72-74 degrees so I took out the heater. Anything I am missing from the tank? I have a question. I bought store bought salt...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Okay guys, here's my dilemma: I have a 75 gallon marineland tank with marineland stand. I don't hate the stand as much as some of you guys hate you're factory stands so I'm keeping it (no MDF), but I have one issue. I just finished building a 2 piece sump that will fit in through the doors in...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    had grate response from my last post thanks every one for helping me out... how ever i have now noticed there is 2 more things growing in my tank! one is a small snail lick creature and one looks more like coral and and retract and hide away almost completely when light or something changes. i...
  16. Reefing Equipment
    So I had a reef tank many years ago, a 29 gallon. I was told it would be difficult, and it was, but I managed to have a beautiful tank! Through a divorce it was broken down and put away. I am now ready to put another one together in our billiards room downstairs. I have opted with a 40 gallon...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hey All, New to this forum and looking for some advice. I started a new Corallife BioCube 29 on Thursday. I have: 25 lbs of fully cured live rock from a reputable fish dispensory 30 lbs Caribsea Live Sand RO/DI salt mix Removed the biocubes Put in Aquaclear carbon media pack rated for 50gal...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Last night i noticed both my cinnamon clowns were no where near their nems, instead i found them floating in corners, still swimming, but really weak. This morning they were still the same, breathing seems to be normally and they are still moving so i moved them from the 180G to my 6G. These...
  19. New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone, I just began working on my first saltwater tank. I come from a freshwater background, planted 75gallon was my baby until I got rid of it because of space. Bought a new home and am ramping up my game again in the saltwater arena this time. I am happy to take any and all advice and...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Mods please tell me if this should go somewhere else First thanks for taking the time to read this and hopefully responding with some advice. Secondly below is my setup: - 36g bowfront - Fluval 206 canister - Koralia 750 wavemaker - Current USA Orbit Marine Aquarium LED Light - Will this be...
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