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  1. General Reef Discussion
    What a learning experience this has been. But i'm hooked on this hobby now. Anyways my friend sold me his old aquarium. 50 Gallons with some live rock and crushed coral.
  2. General Reef Discussion
    so after being a member for several months and getting great ideas from everyone on this site, i have decided to upgrade to a 75 gallon tank and make it a reef tank...i picked one up from aquarium concepts about 3 weeks ago when they had their $1 over wholesale sale. And here it is: The...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    do you have to replace live rock at all or will it be fine in a reef environment forever. mine is almost 3 years old. also is it ok to use standard rocks as a base under the live rock or in the back or would that be bad??????
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 220gal reef with 100g refugium and a reliable home built protein skimmer. medium/high flow in tank, x3 250W MH + 96W of T5 actinic on a 6hr cycle, minimal additives and few fish. The tank has been running solidly for more than 4 years with few changes. Nitrates have always been zero...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    my 37 gallon reef tank is growing alot of red slime at the bottom of the tank all over the rocks ive never had this problem in 4 years i bought redsmile remover and did a 10 persent water change after 3 days and it came back full force any one know the reason why and what can i do or use to stop...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I have been real good about being patient. My tank is two months old and i havent added a thing until today. Going to my LFS to pick up 2 occi clowns and a Yellow Fang Canary Blenny later today. 2 weeks ago i did some major aquascaping and had my tank looking great. Then, being the newbie i...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I bought a few bags of sand for the LFS and he said I need to rinse it before I put it in the tank, how do I do this? How do you rinse sand...?:rolleyes:
  8. Crustaceans
    everyone needs a mantis shrimp.
  9. General Reef Discussion
    This red film keeps on coming back even if I blow it with a turkey baster. It seems to occur only on one side of my tank. I have attached pictures below. Please advice how I can get rid of these red films once and for all and are these good or bad?
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Has anyone ever seen green hair algae turn red like coraline algae ?? Same color. It looks pretty cool in my tank. But is it ok to leave ????\ I have been fighting an algae problem for a couple if weeks now, and I am getting ready to do a complete tear down of my tank to clean it up. With...
  11. Must Reads and Common Problems
    Hi i just set up the cpr refugium on my 40 gallon reef. I have heard that some people don't use a protein skimmer when using a refugium. Would this be okay? It would really help to eliminate some equipment i have set up on my tank. I have a lot of different macroalgae plants in it and i know...
  12. Tank Specs
    10 gallon glass tank. 1 HOB filter: Aquaclear 300. Does 150 GPH. Turned into fuge. ATM has caulerpa, will be replaced(hopefully this weekend) with chaeto. 1 powerhead: powersweep 214. Moves up to 160 GPH. 1 65 watt power compact retrofit kit. Made by smartlite(bought out by...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    So, finally, my tank is sold. Saturday, its being broken down and moved. I'm going to miss it, but its definately for the better. How much of the water should be saved for when its set back up? Any advice would definately help, its going to be a huuuge job!
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Need some thoughts and opinions. Second week of cycle just completed and finally broke down and checked water specs today,, ,even though I told myself to wait at least month and half... Specs. 125 gallon tank. 3 watts per gallon running (10k x2 and Actinic x2 at 96 watts each) running 4...
  15. Atlanta Reef Club
    90 gallon long tank drilled has one corner overflow. in great condition. comes with oak stand and canopy. the canopy has built in fans. It is 6feet long, 13inches deep, and i think 20 inches or a bit more high (not exact dimensions). I am asking $350 for it Iwakie return pump, i think its...
  16. Atlanta Reef Club
    I have a bunch of DIY rock curing, it will be done curing in about a week, maybe two at the latest. Anyway i have clearly made way more then i need so i will put some for sale. I am asking 2 dollars a pound. I think this is more than fair. Anyway if you need pictures i may be able to get some...
  17. Atlanta Reef Club
    base rock for my 25g Tall. Let me know price, thanks. Lee - glxtrix
  18. General Reef Discussion
    At least with saltwater that is. I've been researching, but still can't get everything answered consistantly. So I figured I'd try somewhere else as well :) I've had freshwater tanks for ages. I went from having 10 gallon tanks that'd always crash and burn because of misinformation from LFS...
  19. Massachusetts North Shore Marine and Reef Club
    Ok well here it is. My thread with the progress of my new 65 finally getting started :) . What is done so far is that i have recieved my stand, took apart the doors and hinges, sanded it all down, and put primer on it. The before pictures of the stand as i recieved it: A quick picture...
  20. Massachusetts North Shore Marine and Reef Club
    Well just picked up my new tank stand today for my new 65 and what a score only 40 bucks and its in great condition. All thats left now before i start the setup is getting the 65 gallon itself. Where would be my best bet in getting one at a affordable price. Im looking for it new. And also the...
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