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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hello?! I am planning to have a salt water tank and its been two weeks now that I have been planning to get one. Im looking at the Red Sea Max C250 but it looks like that they've discontinued its production (correct me if Im wrong). Is there any other alternative that I can get for a newbie like...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi my name is Matt and this is my first post and go round with saltwater tanks. I just this weekend purchased an up and running tank that just had water and live rock that I was able to save and transport to my house. A breakdown it's a 75 gallon glass tank not drilled I filled it with 60 pounds...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    hello i am new to both marine fish and this forum :'), i have just set up a 45 litre starter tank and would like info to help me through my first steps, i have been doing tropical fish more about 2 years and finaly made the move to marine. the tank consists of: 45l tank fluval 206 external...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I just tore down my 60 gallon tank due to newbie mistakes. I am planning on making it right by redoing things. I want to add a sump, but im not sure what all i need, i have a 20 long that i can use for the tank, but other than that i am lost. i know i will need an overflow, but im not sure if...
  5. Tank Specs
    My Original post was here: http://www.thereeftank.com/forums/f181/begginer-to-sw-stocking-list-210886.html However circumstances have changed as has my budget. I ended up making that 55 into straight Freshwater and it has worked wonderfully for me. moving on... I'm hard planning my Saltwater...
  6. Reef Fish
    Howdy! So I'm new to saltwater but always wanted to have one was just never brave enough to invest in a fish I wasn't confident I could keep alive yet. That aside a few years have past since my freshwater phase and I'm ready to make the move. First thing is my tank. I'll be getting a 55gal I do...
  7. Nano Reefs
    Hey everyone, my friend is giving me a 10 gal tank (she thinks its 10 gal but could be 20) I want to finally start up my saltwater tank. I was originally going to do a a bigger tank I knew what I needed for that, not sure about a smaller tank. What equipment will I need for a mini reef tank?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    hi so i have a 60 gallon tank and have a ocellaris clown fish that i am pretty sure is tank bred and i have a bubble tip sea anemone i took away from a true percula clown fish from the store that i bought it from. little guy has been in the tank for a week with the sea anemone and no hosting...
  9. "Soft" corals
    Hey guys i just purchased my new Kenyan Tree! Yay ;) haha so he's in the tank now but i saw at my lfs a neon green and blue baby florida ricordea and i was wondering if it was a good beginner coral for me and my tank!!! So if anyone can help me i would be very grateful :rotflmao::rotflmao:
  10. General Reef Discussion
    So I am moving into my own place and starting my first job after college in july. I would like to start my first reef tank. However I am going to be moving after 2 years. Is 2 years enough time? Also if so what size tank should I do? I would like to do a 125 eventually but should I do...
  11. Nano Reefs
    Hello. I just joined this forum today. Im starting my first saltwater tank after having many different freshwater fish. I have the stock lights and pump on my 29 gal biocube. The tank has 3 weeks up. It only took about 10 days for my tank to cycle after adding 25 lbs of cured live rock and 40...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hey, I'm new to this website, and i've never had a tank, but i would like to get one. I'm thinking of getting a frag tank so i can grow coral and get some money eventually. One of my friends is giving me 1 Green Star Polyp, 1 firetruck zoa ,4-5 polyps, 4-5 radioactive dragon eye polyps, and a...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    hi guys i have a 130l tank with 15k of live rock and some coral sand and have been cycling for 6 days. The last couple of days i have noticed small green shoots (spikes) growing from some of the rock is this a kind of algae? if so is it a good kind or a bad kind? any help will be greatly...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    my names Bailey and im 15 im majorly in the dart frog hobby and koi keeping but the interest of saltwater aquariums brings me here ive been wanting a reef tank for around a year but havent had the money and time till know. i know they cost allot and i dont expect it done till summer 2012. i was...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hello Everyone, I have been lurking around but i havent really posted anything but finally have desited to start a thread on a project i am going to start planning. Im only thirteen but still i hope to really get in this hobby. I keep different species of reptiles and i also have a small fw...
  16. Tank Specs
    I have a 75gallon:thumbup:, 100gallon eheim canister filter, 80gallon marineland filter, 40 gallon marineland filter, 20gallon tom filter, 2 powerheads, 35 pounds of live rock, 4 clown fish, 1 comb tooth blenny, 1 royal gramma,1 bristle serpent star, 1 maroon serpent star, 12 snails, 1 tiger...
  17. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    i am new at salt water tanks i have a 46 gal corner tank that was ready to go last feb.it is doing realy good.but i have recently purchased a 135 gal with stand full canopy sump and 1/4 horse chiller and skimmer.already have salt water and sand in it no lighting i was woundering how much live...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, So I want to start a reef tank and I have a 29 gallon tank but that's it. I've been reading up on these boards and various other places about what I will need and so far protein filter and lighting are the things to definitely put money into. Suggestions I have seen are the Remora...
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