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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm new to the tank. Well I'm new to saltwater aquariums too. Today I purchased a complete 20 gallon aquarium, stand, rotating powerhead, filter, heater, coralife t5 light with LEDs, live sand, about 24 lbs of live rock, salt, salinity tester (cheap one), and 3 coral frags. Well I...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everybody. I might get some heat for this... but I'm lost as to what to do on this subject. My tank is currently a little over a month into it's life. Inverts have been in there for a little over 2 weeks and coral frags for a week. My params have been outstanding so far, but now I'm...
  3. LPS Coral Forum
    We now have our tank set up and cycled, clean up crew up and doing it's job, time to add our first LPS... Any advice so we don't completely mess this up? What supplies will we need ahead of time so this doesn't turn into a complete disaster?
  4. Nano Reefs
    It's been a long time dream of mine to start a saltwater tank, but I always feared the cost of setting up a tank, so I've stuck with freshwater up until now. A couple weeks ago I decided to upgrade my 10 gal freshwater instead of setting up a saltwater, so I bought a 55 gal and moved all of my...
  5. Nano Reefs
    Hello All! I'm currently VERY interested in setting up a saltwater aquarium. I have had a lot of reptiles but never an aquarium. I have been doing a lot of research but I still do not know exactly what I need. I am planning on getting a Mantis Shrimp. Probably a peacock. I have a 20 gallon tank...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, This is my first post on TRT(though I've read a lot!) and I'm looking for some help :) I've had the SW itch for a while and finally turned my freshwater tank over. I currently have a 26 gallon bow front tank, a marine land biowheel 150 emptied out and filled with LR rubble, two...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, first timer here. I'm not sure exactly how it happened, but I caught the bug. I've been researching for a couple days and originally I was thinking freshwater because of the cost related issues, but then I saw this: 165+ aquarium Does this seem like a good deal? would this be to much...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    So i'm getting a saltwater reef tank in my apartment later this year. What am i looking for in a tank/lighting/filters etc.? I'm not trying to just jump into everything with a huge tank. I've managed a freshwater tank succesfully but i can't really say i have any experience. Is buying a tank off...
  9. TRT Member Blog's
    Here is a picture of my new tank. The specs are as follows:28 gallon 72 watt CFL 8 blue LED 1clownfish. 1spotted cardinal 1 Torch coral 1 blue spongeDOB 1 bubble tip anemoneDOB 5/30/11 1bubble coralDOB 5/30/11 3 engineer gobyDOB 5/30/11 1 cleaner shrimpDOB 5/30/11 Cleaner crew 16DOB 5/30/11...
  10. Tank Specs
    Hello all, this is my first saltwater tank and am very excited! I have had many fresh water tanks in the past and they didnt quite do it for me. So I have been reading over the posts here and it seems as though there are many qualified professionals on here to help a newby out. I am a week...
  11. Tank Specs
    Hello all, this is my first saltwater tank and am very excited! I have had many fresh water tanks in the past and they didnt quite do it for me. So I have been reading over the posts here and it seems as though there are many qualified professionals on here to help a newby out. I am a week...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I am starting my first reef tank. Here is the specs: 30 gal tank Glass canopy 36" coralife T5 HO lights Cascade 200 Filter Sub. Heater 150 Watt 20lbs live sand Instant ocean 50 gal therm hydrometer I would love some feedback on any other equipment that would benefit me. Also please give me...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, A couple of days ago i purchased a 110 gallon (60"x25"x18") That has a built two built in overflows(kinda) and it also came with a stand and hood. I was going to also use a 40 gallon aquarium as a sump and built in refugium. Filtration was going to be done by a Reef Octopus Extreme in...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    hello all, im new to the site, just signed up :) first of all im not sure if this is the right place to be posting this, I had a look through the main threads but nothing seemed to fit my needs, so sorry if im in the wrong place. Well, im planning to set up a 140gallon tank and I need some...
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