This is my second tank, my first was a 2 1/2 year old Oceanic 30g cube. It really got me involved into the hobby and I hope that this build will be done with all the lessons I learned from my first one.
70g Tech Oceanic Tank
Octopus Extreme Model 160 Skimmer (Pre-Ordered, should be...
So I got a price qoute on a 70 gallon tech tank with stand for $865 from my lfs. Before I take the plunge has anybody had any bad experiences with them? I've researched quite a bit and most people seem to really like them and I haven't found any complaints. This price also seems to be fairly...
Well everyone it has been some time since I have posted. So I thought I would share my build so far. The tank is a 120RR AGA. I custom built the stand and canopy. Here are a few shots so far.
Do you use a U.V. light on your reef tank? I have been thinking about adding a aqua uv 15w hang on to my 24g aquapod. I am interested in it for algae control and parasite control. I am thinking of getting one much more for the algae control aspect but parasite control is nice too. What do you...
rock $ 2.75 a pound
around 100 + pounds of mixed live rock
emperor aquatics 25 watt UV sterilizer $100.00 used about 6 months
Yellow tang $25.00
Sail fin tang $20.00
Engineer goby $10.00
Zebra moray $25.00
FS misc equipment pics
The wife says these need to go before anyother purchases.
Emperor Aquatics 25 watt high pressure uv sterilizer with brand new bulb still in bubble wrap. Older white model $60
4ft T5 8bulb fixture for sale. Not sure of brandname. May need at least two new bulbs, not...
Emperor Aquatics 25 watt high pressure uv sterilizer with brand new bulb still in bubble wrap. Older white model $65
4ft T5 8bulb fixture for sale. Not sure of brandname. May need at least two new bulbs, not sure of life left on remaining bulbs. One single reflector, not individual...
Ah the first of many threads for the new tank.
So here is the story.
I have a 55 that is a work of learning, I started having no idea what I was doing, and now I know enough to be dangerous but not enought to be smart ;)
So I wanna plan out this 95 so that I have the best chance of...
gotcha going there didn't I:p no not mine!
A friend of mine is having to get rid of his reef tank
he has a
125gal 6' long base canopy stand
skimmer (unknown @ this time)
100lbs live rock
6' MH combo strip
chiller (unknown size)
he is trying to sell entire thing for 2000.00
I HAVE to sell some if not all of the following items to pay some bills that cropped up unforeseen.
As most of you know I am recently totally disabled and battling cancer. Unable to work and living off less than $600 a month for all 4 of us. We have not gone hungry or without clothing. We are...
ANYONE HAVE ONE OF THESE.
MY SUMP HAD A HUGE SECTION FOR BIOBALLS 20*5*8 INCHES
I JUST CHUNKED OUT ALL THE BIOBALLS
SO I WAS THINKING MAYBE I CAN PUT THE 7 watt submariner UV IN THERE. I HAVE A 110G WITH 40G SUMP.
ANYONE HAVE ANY EXPERIENCE WITH ONE OF THESE? PRO'S AND CON'S
OK I know some of you thought it was sacrilege that I tore my 450-gallon system down. Numerous issues compiled and aided in the decision.
First off was the system itself. I think anyone who builds their first dream system will tell you that a lot more thought went into building it than...
44 gal glass hex (setup 1-10-2007)
60 gal sump
1700 rio pump (too big)
hydor koralia 1
emperor aquatics uv sterilizer
odysea 75 gal protein skimmer
1 250 watt metal halide
2 65 watt blue actinic PC's
4 blue LED lunar lights
3 built in fans
2 percula clowns
1 powder brown tang
I DONT USE ONE DUE TO THE FACT IT TAKES GOOD THINGS OUT OF YOUR WATER ALSO ;)..IVE ALSO NEVER HAD AN ICH BREAK OUT IN MY 180 GALLON..WHATS WEIRD IS THAT WHEN I HAD ONE ON MY FIRST TANKS,MY 55..I HAD AN ICK BREAK OUT..GO FIGURE..IS THERE A SMILEY THAT KNOCKS ON WOOD?,LOL.THIS SMILEY IS AS CLOSE...
I have an emperor aquatics uv sterilizer on my 55 gal (model 03118) and am getting conflicting answers from LFS about wheather or not it would be OK to use on a 265 gallon? Anyone have any recommendations?
Since some of ya are going to the meeting I need to get rid of a few things,
Instant Ocean complete kit water parameter tester only used a couple of times. $15.00
Sedra pump 9000 - needle wheel only used a couple of times $90
Magnum 350 canister used less thank 1 year $40