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  1. General classifieds
    Hey all, im new to thyis website and looking to buy coral sand. Im hoping that someone has an old marine tank they dont want anymore and want to sell their coral sand. I prefer 1-2mm grain but not that fussed. Hopfully someone can help me. Im in Victoria, Australia. Thanks heap :)
  2. Reefing Equipment
    Coral sand/GRAVEL I bought some coral sand for my tank and the guy told me 2 rinse before use and it also says on the bag "Rinse before Use".. Now, i took like 2lb and separated it and started to rinse it.. and it took me 20 mins of rinsing and still the water comes out cloudy. What do the...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello my new reef friends. I started out with a friend giving me a 55g tank that was set up for freshwater. I had just barely started changing it over to a saltwater tank, when this 58g tank came up for sale and I couldn't pass it up. (this has been an ongoing problem with me with any hobby I...
  4. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have a 200 gallon tank that has been up for over 20 years. For the past year everything I put into it, except fish, dies. Finally yesterday we looked for possible Bristleworms at night. We were shocked. There were, no kidding, thousands. We have ordered a trap, but does anyone have any...
  5. nano build off 2008
    Well my plans got changed and we used the 50 gallon for our breaded dragon. Then my wife said "why don't we just get a nano tank" :blob: :thumbup:. So I figured we might as well enter the contest too, just for fun................ wonder if whiskey will still be willing to help me out. Since I'm...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I’m planning my first reef tank and was wondering if I could get some feedback on my ideas. It’s a 120-gallon measuring 4’x2’x2’ my filtration will comprise of an Aqua medic turboflotor 1000 classic protein skimmer, 100lbs of live rock and a plenum. My lighting is 2 x 250watt metal halides + 2 x...
  7. The Think Tank Must Reads.
    I just spent three hours reading through the DSB myth thread and decided in all fairness to put up a pro DSB thread. Although I have not been in the hobby as long as many on here have. I research constantly for ways to improve the quality of life for the animals I choose to own. This is in no...
  8. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi all, I'm new to this form but seems a good one.:wavey: I need something I D to know whether it's ok or not. it is increasing in numbers and does seem to be aggrevating my hard coral frags:(. i'll post a couple of bad pic's as I had to take them at night, as they only come out then,and the...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Just copy and paste the questions to your reply, and add your answers! 1. What is your first name? 2. Where do you live? 3. How long have you been reef keeping? 4. How much would you guess you've spent on reefkeeping since you began? 5. What was the size of your first tank? 6. What is the...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Algae in my tank has gone berzerk! It used to be contained by the army of snails, but the army of crabs ate them. So I got a new army of snails who don't seem to be the hungry type. It's green, it's red. It's everywhere. Help?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    has anyone used that red slime remover because I keep getting it on my sand bed and its really anoying nuthing in my tank is eating it. Does this stuff work? Any sideffects?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I am returning to SW aquariums after being away from it for 20 years. Since things have changed a bit, I would like a bit of advice so I get off to a good start. I'm setting up a 75 Gallon FOWLR system (I orginally was going to go to a 90 reef but I figure I better start off a little easeir...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    hello, i've just set up my tank and getting ready to add the RO water to the tank. I will be mixing the salt in the tank with the powerheads running to provide good mixture and will have the heating running to get the right temperature. Once salt is mixed and i get the correct salinity, if...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, I need some advice and this might be a long post with lots of questions. Since I am not an expert in saltwater reef keeping aquariums and my knowledge is very limited in this subject, I would really appreciate if you guys can answer as many questions in less technical terms for me...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hi im back again, ive got my 50g tank set up with eheim 2028 filter with phosphate remover and substate in, 2 x maxi jet 600 p/heads, coral sand, heater etc, no skimmer as yet as tried a red sea prizm and it was to noisy, got 10kg of ocean rock and 11 kg of live rock. What do I do next before i...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi to all, I have got my new tank a 50 uk gallon cube with RO water in, Eheim filter running (no media added yet except the white sponge & blue sponge) 7kg of ocean rock and sand on the bottom. Tommorow ive got the sand coming(going to mix it in the tank), heater, skimmer, test kits, biomax...
  17. Tank Specs
    Been into saltwater for about 7 years and up until this Feb i had a 20g nano with some BTA and a mated pair of clowns. But i couldn't resist the "I want a bigger tank" syndrome any longer and finaly broke down and got what I wanted. 55 Gal. All Glass Reef Ready All Glass Cherry Mission...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Whats base rock? i know its for stacking live rock on top of but do i really need it? . is there any risk of putting my live rock on top of the coral sand on the bottom of my fish tank? think i read it produces dead spots... oh and is there a better type of live rock fish or corals prefer? i...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Just wondering, what is your bottom. Only vote if youre running a BB please =)
  20. General Reef Discussion
    To start things off, in the 10 years I've been in this hobby I've had shallow crushed coral sand bed, a 6 inch DSB, and Bare-bottom. I've had success with all and depending on your livestock all could be recommend in certain situations. Here is my question: I'm looking to set my 90 gal...
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