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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys I have been away from the hobby for a while now and would like to get back in. This is the equipment that I am thinking of using but I am still unsure what kind of power heads tot get. or if a wave maker would be a thing I would need. I want to have Lps and Sps with just two...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, just a quick question. Does anyone have experience/thoughts that they would like to share about the Jebao DP-4 dosing pump? I'm lookin into getting one to dose Mag, Cal, Alk and vodka carbon dose. From my experience with Jebao is that it is a reliable product with wavemaker just not...
  3. Skimmers & other filtration
    Wondering if anyone has ideas on a replacement skimmer. Made a mistake going with CADLight skimmer. I bought one from a dealer at a fragswap. Unfortunately they are TERRIBLE. I ordered a part from their customer service to try and resolve some of its issues, but it has been over two years and...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I am in the market to upgrade my tanks equipment and go more high tech. At present its a45g but i have an engineer coming around next week to see if the floorboards will take a 1400L system and making reinforcements as necessary. The point being i am after the automated/monitored tank equipment...
  5. Reefing Equipment
    I am buying a 120gal. I need some people to walk me through the equiment I will need to keep this tank running and clean. I want to keep live rock in the tank about 100lbs to start. I was going to put about 80lbs of live sand. I will be keeping fish and eventually going to make a reef. I...
  6. Reefing Equipment
    I am starting my first marine tank. I am haveing some complications makeing decisions on the equipment. The tank I have chosen is a 120gal tall with atleast 1 overflow. I have chosen an octopus extreme skimmer. here is what I cant decide do I use just a wet/dry or do i use a refugium or a...
  7. Reefing Equipment
    Looking for some advice... I have a small 30 gal reef tank for the past year and just purchased a used 20 gal long sump box and a used reef octopus extreme 160 skimmer. I am going to set these up with my existing reef tank. What should be done to clean/sterilize this equipment before I...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I am new to the hobby and decided my first tank is going to be a 300g saltwater tank. Its dimensions are 4x4x3. 4ft tall 4ft wide and 3 ft front to back. Its a giant cube. I am still in the cycling process and a few good size pieces of live rock is all I have in the tank at...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Just purchased a reactor for my 65g with plans for a full reef tank. I have 50lbs of LR and have about 30lbs of LS tank still in its cycle phase....reactor worth the money you think???
  10. General Reef Discussion
    its been three days or so since ive seen any bubbles in my skimmer cup. it has been working great for 2months since i started this tank, and now all of a sudden im getting no production at all. ive added a couple of shrooms on a small rock and a coral banded shrimp but that is probably not the...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I bought and aquarium at a garage sale. I have had fresh water aquariums in the past but my wife won't allow me to have another because she thinks they always smell bad. I am looking for some help on setting this up as a reef tank. The tanks was advertiser as a 37 tall. The dimensions...
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