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  1. General Reef Discussion
    To all, Last Thursday I set christianed my 125 gallon tank with 235 lbs. of live rock and 50 lbs. live sand. The rock is from "gulf view" and I must say it is stunning. This rock was out of water for less than 12 hours by the time I had it submerged and it is oozing with goodies. In fact, it...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    When curing live rock, are there any safe ammonia levels to act as a guide for dictating water changes???????
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I read on the tank of the month article that Florida LR in now banned. I have Florida LR in my 25 gallon tank. I bought it at my LFS and it is clearly marked "Florida Live Rock". Is it really banned?
  4. General Reef Discussion
    What are the advantages and disadvantages of both? Is aquacultured a good replacement for Fiji or Tonga rock. By this I mean will it have the porosity and biological advantages of "real" live rock. All I know about the stuff I am considering is that it is calcium carbonate. and is cured with...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I was just wonderin what exactly constitutes low, moderate and high lighting. I am gearing up a new tank and I was thinkin about a couple clams. Do I need hard core nuclear waste lighting or what? Is there such a thing as too much light? I am lookin at 2 175w MH 13000Ks and 2 48" NO flourescent...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Wondering if anyone has an id this pic. Its like little greenish blue bubbles that retract if i touch them. Came in on a molosk on a live rock Any ideas
  7. ARC Member's Only
    Chris from Atlanta Aquaria has offered us a new power buy. It will start Oct 7, 2004 and end Nov 1, 2004 ---------------------------------------------------- Fiji Cultured Live Rock: Can be purchased in any weight amount. No "individual" minimum or maximum weight requirements. The total club...
  8. Atlanta Reef Club
    Hello all. I am a newbie to Salt Water aquriums, I kept Cichlids for about 8 years and I would like to try my hand at Salt Water. I currently have an in-wall 75 Gallon Aquarium. The Aquarium sits on a custom built frame that is attatched to the wall. As of now the aquarium has been...
  9. Atlanta Reef Club
    Hello again everyone: I'm thinking about where to get my live rock to start my tank, and I am considering "The Package" from www.tampabaysaltwater.com. It appears that the packages are sized according to common tank sizes, and include Live Rock (Decorator and Corals on Rock), Live Sand, and a...
  10. ARC Member's Only
    Sponsor: Atlanta Aquaria The power buy will run March 22-April 4, 2004. Products will be available for pick-up beginning April 8. Home delivery is available for $25.00, anywhere in the metro area. All orders are to be prepaid by cash, check, or credit card. Please contact us by phone or email...
  11. The THINK Tank
    Im afraid that my oyster is going to die i have had it for a couple of months and last night it let go of its foot leaving it behind. it just let go does this mean that it is streased and is going to die. im not finding any usefull info on the internet. does any one know waht it is doing?:confused:
  12. Crustaceans,crab,shrimp,etc
    Anyone know what kind of crab I have here? My guess is decorator crab.
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hey Guys...there's some new pics of my tank..still fighting the algae some..its not as bad as it looks in the pictures, really ;) I have no idea what the ID on these corals are, so if you could help me out, thats great...if the pics aren't good enough, that's ok too!
  14. SPS(scleractinians)
    These are images taken from new live rock, 2 are corals of unknown type, and my rock is covered in them(notice beautiful aptasia beside it) their polyps are closed as it is night, but when extended have a brownish color with lime green centers, the other thing looks just like a piece of dog...
  15. The THINK Tank
    How I Would Setup a Barebottom or Shallow Sand Bed Tank Since a lot of people have been asking me this, I figured I'd just write it all down, post it, and then we can all bounce it around. 1) I would start out with barebottom either way. Arrange the rocks the way I wanted them and then let...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Well I know this belongs in the HH forum, but I dont think anybody reads much there, anyway Im so excited, just got 80 lbs LR from Dale at Gulfview, Its great, bright pink and purple, lots of life on it w/ polyp colonies, caulerpas, sponges, a few ugly clams or maby mussles not sure which, long...
  17. SPS(scleractinians)
    cup coral and urchin this is the first coral i bought it has really opened up since i moved it to the top of the tank
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I have noticed Live rock from different places. Are some better than others. I do see different prices. Which would be the best for a reef tank? Ive seen: Fiji Marshall Island Pohnpei etc I would imagine its best to get it cured?
  19. General Reef Discussion
    In considering a 50 to 55 gal Reef tank with live sand, should the density or porosity of the rock be a big consideration, and why? Thanks, Mike
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I'm new to this forum and also new to reef aquariums. I have a 55 Gallon tank with approximately #85 of live Florida aquacultured rock, 10 pounds of live sand on top of a 4"sand bed with a plenum system. I have 2 royal grammas, 2 green mandarines, 1 scopas tang, 1 sailfin tang, 2 clown fish, 1...
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