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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Help! I had 4 fish (3 green chromis and a pj cardinal) that all died within an hour of cleaning my tank... 2 died prior to doing a water change so I left the tank alone in hopes to de-stress the fish without doing a water change. My ammonia is 0, nitrite 0, nitrate at most 5, pH around 8 (which...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hello so I bought a used 120 gallon tank and it is kinda dirty and looks kind of beat up but I got it for free pretty much so i couldn't pass it up. I was wondering what is the best thing I can do to clean this to look brand new or as much as I can. I will reseal the tank if I need to after...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    For how long can i keep fish, corals and life rocks out of the main aquarium. Im bringing a tank home but i would like to clean all equipment and the tank first.
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have recently bought a used tank that is drilled & reef ready. I heard that running the system with fresh water & small amounts of bleech Is good to really clean everything good. For some reason this just does not sound right to me. I'd like to hear from anyone who has done this or anyone...
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    Ok I have a 65g reef setup for almost 2yrs now, having a major issue with Bubble algae taking over and even into my over box. Besides emeralds and hand picking them out, what else are my options? Christian
  6. DIY Forum
    I just got this 135 gallon acrylic tank given to me and need some help. I currently have a 55 gallon glass tank so not used to acrylic. It has been sitting unused for some time now and needs a good cleaning as you can see. What do you reccomend using to clean the inside and out of the tank to a...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    i was cleaning my tank and scrubbing off the green algae on my live rock, then all of a sudden i got a stinging on my arm...ive been stung by jellyfish in the ocean before but obviously those were considerably stronger(b/c their bigger). i couldn't see them but i could definitely feel them...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    what are everybody's favorite cleaning tools for... vaccuming shallow sand beds, water changes, glass scraping and cleaning off live rock? Any other items you can't do without for maintenance?
  9. General Reef Discussion
    k so i love my fish tank so i add things to it when i can most times i bye something that new now im trying to make some of the parts looking threw a box of old stuff i found this plastic try that would hang in the shower stuck to the wall 4 big suction cups and a clear tray its perfect for a...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    It is a sad day for me....:bawling:Due to circumstances beyond my control....Which I really don't feel like talking about. I was forced to break down and sell all of my live rock, coral, and fish and place my tank in storage indefinitely. Now I am left with the daunting task of cleaning coraline...
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