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  1. New Pictures

    125 gallon reef tank LED light system
  2. Black Sponge Or Black Algae

    Is this a sponge or algae?
  3. Carpet Anemone

    This carpet anemone was bought from LiveAquaria.com on 8 Feb 2012. It was listed as assorted Carpet Anemone.
  4. Day & Night

    Day and Night pictures of 65g Reef.
  5. Rbta 12-14-09

    "Rosie" my pet Nem
  6. Xenias 3

  7. General Reef Discussion
    So I think I might have made a mistake here but I would like some opinions. I purchased an RO/DI 4 stage unit. However it has not come in yet. I was trying to save some time in cycling and filled the tank with salt water, live rock and sand. So my question is is it better to drain this tank...
  8. Instruction manuals
    Red Sea Test Labs Master Reef Lab Nitrate Why Test For Nitrate? Nitrate (NO3-) is produced in the aquarium by the biological filter. Beneficial bacteria in the biological filter convert toxic ammonia and nitrite into nitrate. A high nitrate level indicates a buildup of fish waste and organic...
  9. Instruction manuals
    Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Ammonia, Nitrite & Nitrate Test Kits Ammonia Test Instructions Why test for Ammonia? Fish continually release ammonia (NH3) directly into the water through their gills, urine, and solid waste. Uneaten food and other decaying organic matter also add ammonia to the...
  10. Instruction manuals
    Seachem Saltwater Basic Test Kits Reef Special Kit Instructions for Phosphate Test Fill sample pipette to base of bulb with aquarium water to be tested. Dispense into a test cavity of the test plate. Add one drop of Phosphate Reagent 1. Add 2 drops of Phosphate Reagent 2. Stir briefly with...
  11. Instruction manuals
    pH Test Instructions Saltwater pH Test Instructions Why Test pH? pH is the measure of acidity of water. A pH reading of 7.0 is neutral. A pH higher than 7.0 is alkaline, and a pH lower than 7.0 is acidic. Marine fish and invertebrates require a pH between 8.2 and 8.4. Maintaining the aquarium at...
  12. Instruction manuals
    Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Reef Master Liquid Test Kit Warning: Several of the included solutions are harmful and require precautions to be taken for your safety. Please make sure to read included instruction manual before working with these solutions. Calcium Test Instructions Why Test for...
  13. Instruction manuals
    Red Sea 5-in-1 Master Test Kit For Marine Aquariums Why test for pH and Alkalinity? pH is the measure of acidity of water. A pH reading of 7.0 is neutral, a pH higher than 7.0 is alkaline, and a pH lower than 7.0 is acidic. The ability of water to withstand changes in pH is called buffering...
  14. Topic of the Week Archive
    Cycle part 2 to continue on with the last Bi weekely discussion on the cycling of our tanks. first part tank is all set up, water, salt , Live rock, parameters are where they should be. IS this the end of the cycle?
  15. Topic of the Week Archive
    Well it is the start of the new year and the start of the bi weekly discussion's. we all know they tend to run a little longer sometimes... just to let any one who is not familiar with the bi-weekly. at any time you can post and ask or share knowledge, i just ask that you dont jump too far...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    So I have setup a new 24 gallon saltwater tank, it has 10 LBS of live sand and 15 pounds of live rock. I only had it set up for about 5-7 days and now it growing this brown algae all over (there is some green as well) I don't have any fish in currently, but I do have a turbo snail. I need all...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    We all know the benefits and science behind 'cooking' rocks. What if these methods were applied to live sand? Wouldn't the phosphates and detritus eventually be flushed? Of course there'd be slightly different methods: such as vacuuming instead of swishing. Im only thinking out loud here and...
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