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  1. General Reef Discussion
    can u help in rock designs if u have any ideas? find attached pics .regards
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I've started my first reef tank cycle and I started with dry rock and sand because I didn't want any hitchhiker problems, however it's been 4 weeks now and my tank gas spiked to 2ppm, now normally I'm not impatient but I know it's going to be a good 3 months to cycle it. So I've decided to go...
  3. Tank Specs
    Finally broke down and purchased this tank used on the cheap: http://www.fishtanksdirect.com/40gallon36x15x16rectangularsystemsllbyseaclearfreeshipping.aspx Anybody mess with one of these tanks before? Got everything that's in the picture, and additionally have the optional skimmer installed...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Happy Wednesday everyone. So I am starting up a Fluval Edge 12 gallon nano reef and I have some questions. First of all concerning my dead rock. I bought some really cool looking rock that is old coral skeletons: <a...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I have been offered by my cousin about 60-80 pounds of what used to be live rock from his old reef tank. The tank is still running but everything in it has been dead for at least 6 months from what ive been told. The rock is completely white except for a small patch of red algae on one of the...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Morning All So I have bought a secondhand Aquamarine 900 with Marisys 240. I have set it up with have the water levels correct, and the hydrometer levels read correct according to LAS. I am in week 2 of setup which I was advised should be getting Live rock into the tank and adding bacteria. I...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone! I currently have 5 pieces of rock in my 20 gallon tank. 3 of the pieces are just red colored rock.....(not live rock) Another rock is just a white dead rock....(i am guessing its dead because nothing is growing on it and its not changing color) finally i have a live rock...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    So I decided today to get back into the hobby after a break and wanted to get some advice. I have quite a bit of rock from my last go around and would preferably like to use it. Its sitting in my tank, which has a little water in it and is fallow. If I clean off the rock, put it in a container...
  9. Nano Reefs
    Hello all, newb here. I am thinking of getting back into the hobby after a break of about 3 and a half years. I had a 30G cube but got disheartened after an ich outbreak and then life got in the way. Due to very limited monetary resources I have decided to use my big tanks little brother the...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, i have a 75 gallon saltwater tanks that I have had up and running successfully for years, however, I recently bought a corallife 29 gallon biocube and here is what happened. the guy where i bought it from told me to use water from my established tank, i bought live sand and bought a big...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I have been running a 46g tank for about 8 months and everything is going great, but I am out of room on my live rock to fix any new frags too. I wanted to add more rock to the back of my tank to create more surface area to put new corals on. Is there any problem using regular old rocks to fill...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I have a tank setup where both my main pumps went out so I gave everything alive away and let the rock die and the tank evaporate. I am considering rebuilding but I don't Know where to start. I know I need new pumps, I know I need to clean everything, fill it up, seed the rocks and let it...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Well Im cooking up about 60-80lbs of LR as we speak it just went in on 6/8/12 and today we have a phosphate reading of 0.25-0.5,i cant decide which color:) I have only ever tested for phosphates when doing this. What are some other things you guys test for when curing your LR?
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I took down a 110 gallon reef tank about 2 years ago and I put all my live rock in a large garbage can with the same water from the tank and put a power head in there and put the garbage can lid on so it hasn't had any light. Would this rock still be considered live and how would I know if it...
  15. The THINK Tank
    So I am planning on a setting up a 75-100 gal reef tank. It will be my seventh tank ever. In my second to last tank (75 gal) I ended up getting aptasia and then ordered berghia nudibranchs which kept the problem very manageable. I also ended up getting majano anemone's but they were easy enough...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    hello masters of marine aquariums, I have a question and know i will get an answer. First...i cant figure out how to add friends...i had some people help me out from the past but never had time to figure out this site yet. second, i did research and read other tread regaring dry (dead) rock...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Forgive me if this is in the wrong section, I'm new. ;-) I am starting up a 29gall reef tank. This is my time using SW. I have it half full right now, salinity is at 1.025 and I'm working at getting the temp up. I've been doing a ton of research and now my head is going to explode so I just...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    does anyone know the cheapest and best rock to use to turn into live rock... i am thinking about making my own and selling it on craigslist after its nice and cultured... ive heard lace rock is good and you can find it cheap some times any other ideas that are cheap and pourous??? maybe...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone know of a place to get some cheap GOOD base rock for a new build. Maybe a good type of rock that I could pick up from a quarry (preferred). I have plenty of live rock (covered in coralline algae) for seeding.
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hope everyone is having a great day! 55 gallon Digital Aquatics controller (lights, temp, pH...) Coralife T5 HO lighting with moon LEDs RODI water from the start Dead Sand 50 lbs. Pukani dead rock Refractometer on the way Aquamaxx HOB-1 Skimmer I am about half way through my cycle (24 days)...
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