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  1. Marine Depot
    VIDEO: Mechanical Filtration Tips & Tricks Today we're talking about mechanical filtration—the filter socks, pads and sponges that remove waste before it fouls your aquarium water quality.
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone ever heard of or use a product called poly filter made by poly bio-marine? Our local FS sold us some to clear up the water when we switched from crushed coral to live sand. It seems to be working nicely, but Im wondering if this should be a long term addition or something we should take...
  3. Tank Specs
    My tank is a 36 gallon bowfront : equip: 1/3 hp prime chiller w/gamma 8 watt uv sterilizer and hydor 200 watt theo heater upgrades 1 maxi jet 600 power head 1 penguin 660 power head seaclone 150 protein skimmer Rena 3 stage cannister filter and Coralife 30" power compact lighting system w/2...
  4. NIMAS- Club members only: Meeting/Selling/Trading
    Reactor build.. "Take 2 :)" NOW WITH PICS I wanted to post this here in the local forum. I really dont want the thread filled with posts like "looks good" or "Great Job" etc just for post counts. Also there is more than enough knowledge in our group to get me thru this without out have my...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone!!! I have a 150 reef tank with about 10 fish ranging from less than an inch up to 3.5 inches. I also have lost of corals mostly soft with a few lps. I have a 30 gallon sump aqua c 180 skimmer lots of flow and live rock. My question is I'm trying to make my money go as far as I can...
  6. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    We are looking to get a RO/DI unit for our 125gal reef tank. There seem to be a lot of options out there but here is what we have discerned: 5 stage seems to be plenty because everything we read says stage 6 is activated carbon for "taste and texture" 50 GPD should be plenty to provide us...
  7. Nano Reefs
    Why take out the filter? Cant you use the filter and live rock behind it? Thanks,
  8. Topic of the Week Archive
    For purposes of this discussion the following terms are used to describe certain things: Live Rock: This seems to be self-explanatory but it will include any DIY rocks, any type of actual rock that is used in a tank for a surface for the bacteria to live on. Wet/Dry media: This includes, but...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I will admit that I have not QT'd many fish after bringing them home from LFS. I usually acclimate and drop them in. I know that is not the best way. If I were to get a tang would it be better to get a young one so that I can quarantine in 20 gallon tank? For those who buy adult size tangs, what...
  10. Skimmers & other filtration
    Hello, i recently purchased a 29gallon tank, It came as a kit, with built in filtration, lights, seems to be a nice little get up. I plan on doing corals and such, but i noticed theres no skimmer, and i wonder if i put too much live sand in it? about an inch worth covers the entire bottom. any...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    58gal Oceanic RR Tank Build Well here are the first pic I will post here on this build. All the pieces arrived this week from our LFS (Olde Town Pets) so here it is: 58gal Oceanic Ultimate Reef Ready (w/ Starphire glass), Oceanic Stand, and Oceanic Canopy. All of the items are in American...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    i have been cooking live rock for 2 months.i just did put it all in my display tank.is it okie 2 run my uv sterizer....also i use the same water from my cycled tank.do my water will cycle all over again....tanx in advance....
  13. General Reef Discussion
    just put 3 mexican turbos in my 100 gallon tank and two days later the water is cloudy i did notice these snails were staying close to each other and even on top of one another is it what i think ???...water checks out fine....all my critters are accounted for.....any ideas ?? thanks
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Can a test kit go out of date? No matter how many and what percentage water changes I do my test kit reads 80ppm on the nitrates in my tank. I just did a 20 percent on friday and sat morn I still read the same. what is causing this? any help would be greatly appreciated!
  15. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    All of the pieces and parts have finally come together, and today my tank is born. April 25, 2008. I started this project on February 1st, and I've learned a TON of stuff since then. I'm happy with what I have at the start, but I'm sure upgrades and changes will come in time. Here it is, in...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    wow, i guess i so busy reading others threads that i never post mine. first, my tank is a 135g, single overflow glass Oceanic, it has 3 holes in the floor of for 3/4 bulkheads. the background is blue acrylic silicone on the inside. i bought this tank used for about $200. We remodeled the...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    after all the $$ i spent on high priced equipment, 6 months of labor, constant water testing, problems after problems, a near crash over no magnesium of KENT salt...no great growth to calculate as a entire reef, im at my end with this *** tank....i wake up this evening to find that my 30G hard...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone!! This is my first post. I have a 150 gallon Reef ready FOWLR (going to start getting some corals in the next few months hopefully :) ) and I have a problem. I have 10 fish in the tank and 100 lbs of LR in the tank and 10 lbs in the wet/dry. I have been having a nitrate...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    is there any problems with keeping SPS with LPS corals..im removing what little soft corals i had in my 30g besides xenia & zoanthus..but im wanting to leave my hammer,favia, & other LPS in there because im getting such great growth on them. im going to be getting some staghorns..bali slimers...
  20. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I see that this product hasn't been discussed in this forum and I'm kind of interested in seeing what everyone thinks about this product. I know that any product used to lover levels does not solve the problem it just hides it haha. I seem to be stuck with a higher than desired. I am in the...
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