Lifes been taking interesting turns, but none so much as using an aquarium for both physical and mental therapy. Since this tank was set up I've learned so much more than I could have at any school. Its that learning thats kept me sharp and not let me deteriorate any more than I have...
Started January 25, 2015.
Currently have roughly 40-50 pounds of live rock.
1 blue damsel
10 hermit crabs
4 turbo snails
1 peppermint shrimp
And a bunch of crazy hitchhikers.
Lighting is an Edge LED strip.
Don't understand the pumps but my husband says Penguin biowheel alot...
So this will be a blog of sorts for my tank. I have never written a blog before so this will probably just be a collection of my readings and data and different pictures when things change to keep you all updated.
Just a bit of background information for you guys if you care..my name is Cole :D...
We've been working harder to keep the content on our blog fresh, so we thought we'd do a quick post to share some of the cool stuff we've put up lately in case you missed it!
Filter Media Guide: Carbon, GFO and BioPellets
SPS Corals for Beginners, Part 1
Aqua Medic EcoDrift Controllable...
Here I will be posting pictures of my tank as well as new upgrades soon to come.
Currently I have:
29 Gal Coralife Biocube (Hoodless Reef Tank)
inTank Media Basket (filter floss, purigen 100ml, chemipure 6.5oz)
Coralife 265gph Return Pump
Marineland 100W Heater
Coralife HQI 150W Aqualight w/...
Comments: still starting this tank. Water has been slightly cloudy last several days.
Tank: 46g bowfront, 200gph flow rate, 15lb rock.
I know it's not enough, got a hardware order incoming. Looking for some good seed rock.
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Hopefully my successes and failures will help others. If you have suggestions, I'm always appreciative.
Mistakes (at the beginning, EVERYTHING was a mistake!):
-So I started using a tank made for freshwater. In retrospect, I should have paid more for a drilled marine rank. Nonetheless, my...
Ever since I got my new light, I will be keep track of my corals progression these next few weeks. I am excited and can't wait to see the results since moving to LEDs (I know they are the ones I am going to stick with but getting decent light setup is still XD)
Current light setup:
I started this blog in the wrong forum! So, I'm moving it here where it belongs.
To recap, I have a 29 gallon Oceanic (not the new Coralife) Biocube with a bunch of modifications, and more planned in the future. Below is a list of the upgrades/mods I've done.
The stock Power Compacts...
Well i don't have a ton of better things to do so i thought i would take a crack at this whole blog thing. I have decided to make this blog about my longhorn cowfish i got a few weeks ago. As i was doing research i stumbled upon a few blogs of cowfish owners one leading to the death of the...
I guess i should start with my tank and what ive got in my set up.
Ive got a 20 liter (5 gallon) nano reef thats still cycling as i type this.
Its only on day 2 and the levels are looking good! There almost no ammonia already, which im stoked about. Plus theres brown algae already...
I just wanted to let everyone know about my blog that I have started on my tank. I will also talk about other things in the marine hobby and on my facebook page I will provide links to the latest reefs around the world news and also any new hobby news.
Please take a look. I hope I can share...
So I guess I will start at the beginning and do a little bit of background work before I jump straight into my newest tank.
A long long time ago in a galaxy far away... Wait that is probably copy righted... My junior year of college was the start of a new lifestyle for me. I just finished the...
Hi all, so I started posting questions a few days ago and you have all been a lot of help in answering them and giving advice. I am going to utilize this space to post pictures get opinions on stocking and equipment and lots of very beginner questions. I usually Google anything I want to know...