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...
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...
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...
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Fiji Cultured Live Rock:
Can be purchased in any weight amount. No "individual" minimum or maximum weight requirements. The total club...
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...
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...
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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:
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!
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...
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...
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...
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?
I would imagine its best to get it cured?