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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 29 gallon bow front tank that has been running just shy of a month for a whole year I have 16 gallons of live rock If I can recall a 425 gbh hydor power head a aqua c remora skimmer with a colbalt mj 1200 pump . My question is of o remove the marine land 200 penguin bio wheel will my...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I am new to this site and have a question. I have a 75 gallon with an empower 400 hob filter and an aqua USA hob skimmer. The skimmer is working great, and I have recently read that my hob filter is a nitrate heaven! So I removed the bio wheels and the filter cartridges and am now only...
  3. Skimmers & other filtration
    has anyone ever used this? thoughts vs a standard glass refugium with dividers? found one local for a great price...this thing is HUGE. its the model 3 http://www.marineland.com/sites/Marineland/products/productdetail.aspx?id=2054&cid=3071&mid=3226 just curious as for reef how bio wheels...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    How fast should a bio wheel turn on a emperor 280?:confused:
  5. General Reef Discussion
    after dosing for the red slime outbreak i just had a few days ago, it was time to do a water change. changed out 40% water. i also added a reio 2600 pump to the tank so now there are NO dead spots. I can almost promise. The only thing is, my anenome is having trouble finding a nice, calmish...
  6. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Hi all, I have been waighting for the right time to add fish to my newly setup 20 gal tank. Everything is good with the tank but i'm worried about my new fish. I got two verry small clown fish and all they do is hide behind my power head mount accept for feeding. I figured they just need time to...
  7. General classifieds
    I have a 29 galon tank that I just finished cycling, and decided not to use it. The tank is a few years old has a nice matching greenish stand and canopy. I also have about 20 Lbs of LR in it. Includes a seaclone 100 with some mods done to it so it works pretty good, a rena canister filter,and 2...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all: Being the novice that I am I decided to jump right into a 36 gallon marine aquarium. Now three months later my tank is absolutley full of equipment and I really wished I would have put a sump in. Is it possible to add one now using a hang on pump or something? If so, any...
  9. Nano Reefs
    Opinions Please! On a run yesterday in the new neighborhood in Koreatown, jogged into the LFS at the end of the street and got inspired. So I've got a setup going on a 10g reeftank, just want to make sure I'm good to go. Despite my readings here, I pretty much let the nice, helpful man sell...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all its clueless jen AGAIN :) I'm currently in the middle of my diatom bloom but now I have green grass like stuff growing on my live rock and zoo's rock. Also I have lots of bubbles on my live rock . Big clear bubbles thats don't move till i blow them off and then they come back ...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hello I am helping to set up a 120 Tenacore aquarium with a friend. We have everything going. I am an avid FRESHwater fishkeeper so I understand that the Ammonia duringthe first few weeks is normal but DEADLY to most organisms. We are running around 4 ppm of NH3 and NH4+ in his saltwater tank...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hola again, I am back with more questions. I have been fighting an algae issue for quite some time. I have been doing some reading on lowering nitrates in these forums by a search and I came across several instances of biowheel discussion. It seems to be the general rule to remove the biowheel...
  13. Tank Specs
    So my 20gal has been upgraded to a 40gal. It's been running for over a month now so I thought I'd post some pics. p.s. Check out the purple 8lb piece of rock on the center/right side. I scored it yesterday. It's hard to tell but there are are Xenias, Mushrooms and Zoas all over it.
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone. I am new here. My name is Gary. All my life I had freshwater tanks. Now i have decided to take a big jump into making a saltwater tank. I have emptied out my freshwater tank and cleaned it out. I would like to know how to set up my tank. This is what I have: 55 Gal tank Emperor...
  15. nano build off 2008
    I have been looking at the build off for a couple of weeks and I guess its time to take the step. I have had a 30 gallon tank sitting here since I swapped it out for a 40 breeder as a sump under the 90. I pulled it out and set it in the basement 6 months ago. The DSB and the old rubble is still...
  16. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hey guys i have a 20 gal,had a question about my filter i heard that it would be better if i didnt run my filter and just run my skimmer what do you guys think? My filter is a penguin bio wheel 200 rated for 50 gal and my skimmer is the red sea also rated for 50 gal Thanks Abe
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hello! So I'm still a newbie - and I get all of my water from my LFS... he has tested my water for me constantly, but I've come to realize that I need to get and learn how to use my own testing kits... I know - I should have done it long ago - but my LFS told me I didn't need to - that I should...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    any one ever use this ?? ive looked on the web trying to find some thing that will get rid of green and red slime its not very bad but i dont like it its been like a month or longer ive done what i was told i changed my sand bed little by litte new sand very pretty i ve done a 25 present water...
  19. Tank Specs
    Hey all, here's the specs, on my Tank for future questions :read: I am planning on converting my amazon tank into a Reef, after breeding cichlids for awhile I still spend more time looking at salwater fish in the pet store then the freshies so here I go SPECS 72x18x24 134.65 gallons Glass...
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