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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, So maybe a bad question but where is the biological filter located?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 36g reef tank that has been running for a few years. I bought it and moved it home a couple of weeks ago. I recently bought another 30g tank with an overflow and sump. The sump was a homemade job and includes a section full of bio balls. I am wanting to keep my existing display...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi ok so I have about 75 pounds of live rock... but it has been in a tupperware for about a week it is still moist it was not covered in water in the tupperware but there was alittle water... it does not have a foul smell and I do not see any pests on it there was a lot of algea growing on it...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    good afternoon everyone... ok so i have a55 gallon reef aquarium that has live rock in it... today i am building a sump and i have heard that the live rock can also act as the biological filter... how do i know if my tank Is ready to function without a filter? does there have to be a certain...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Just wondering if any one knows if high salts in your tank can wipe out the biological filter? I know that if you rub salts on wounds it kills bacteria. Just wondering. Had a High salinity problem followed by death of 6 fish. I got the salts normal then my nitrite spiked to .25 I know this is...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I'm going to be upgrading my 37 gallon tank to a 120 here in about a month, and I am going to need a TON more rock. Through Marine Depot they are having a pretty good sale where I can get 50 lbs of Dry Rock for $55.49. Is it worth it to get Dry Rock? Does it work just as good as a biological...
  7. Marine Depot
    It's time for another Marine Depot giveaway! This week we will have 5 winners. But hurry and enter now because it ends tonight at 11:59 PM Pacific! 1. Like the Facebook page 2. ENTER to WIN ➨
  8. Skimmers & other filtration
    So currently I have a mechanical filter that hangs on the side of my tank (like most have for freshwater). As recommended, it is powerful enough to clean a tank twice my size (I have a 29g). It currently used a filter sponge, bag of carbon, and a bag of bio rocks to filter my water. Someone...
  9. Branching Ca

    Branching CA
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Good Day All! I am new to your threads here and am blown away but the amount of useful information I have come across in the past couple weeks:dance:. There certainly is a wealth of information, and I appreciate anyone that can chime in with any type of advice dealing with my question. I am...
  11. Skimmers & other filtration
    Just like the title says "can I use a mens tube sock as a filter sock?" And I ask this because where I live filter socks are like $9 a piece but at walmart I can buy 10 pairs of tube socks for $7.97 which is way cheaper. Thanks everyone in advance who replies to this post, this is a great...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    i have a 55 gallon with about 2500 GPH (not counting the other filters) of flow from 8 power heads tied in to an under gravel system. i have 2X 50 gallon cannister filters. and a 200 gallon ext filter. and a large ext filter with many bio balls in it. my lighting is a 48" power glo, a marine glo...
  13. My New 110g Tank

    The new tank, running the equipment for the first time
  14. Corals

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