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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone! Ive lost a few fish in my tank over the past month. I'm not sure of the cause all my readings are as they should be. Ive come to two possibilities one being I under fed my chalk bass or since I make my own frozen food I may have gotten a bad batch. Since I'm not sure about the...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Well the yellow watchman goby I got the other day didnt make it. But he went out in style. He jumped into my overflow and went down the drain. Bad luck for him though there is a filter sock at the end of the drain which did him in. So after returning him to the store I took my store credit and...
  3. Topic of the Week Archive
    What influences do the tides have on livestock? And, what are people doing to try to duplicate that in a closed tank? Or, can you even duplicate it in an aquarium?
  4. DIY Forum
    Hi there, I am planning my 4x2x2, I am getting it drilled for standpipe and returns. I am after a DIY design for the overflow box with parts fairly easily found. Alternatively a sound Australian site the sells them at reasonable cost. I have done my searching but to be honest I don't know if...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Well, I just became the proud owner of a 150 Gal. tank / stand when my sis and bro-in-law moved. They couldn't take it with them, so I gladly accepted it. :dance: Anyway, this will be my first time setting up a salt water tank, and plan on having a FOWLR for now. Instead of explaining...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Howzit all, I am about to purchase a new 120 gal tank and am wondering if anyone has, or can make, a diagram of how a regular reef tank is set up, to include all it's functioning parts, i.e. : sump tank, RO/DI filters, overflows, skimmers. Basically I am trying to figure out how and what I need...
  7. TRT Member Blog's
    Well, my sis and bro-in-law just moved from Jersey to Florida and they discovered they didn't have room in the moving truck to bring along their 150 Gal tank and stand. Needless to say, I was quite happy to take it off their hands!:ac15: Now, I am a total newbie to the hobby, but my girlfriend...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I was pricing out smaller tanks to put a meany fish (naughty fish) in yesterday, and I saw some 16 gal bowfronts. My wife commented that the main tank (72 gal bowfront without sump) would look good with a 16 gal on each side. The more I think of it the more I like the idea. My thoughts are...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi there, I am planning my new tank 4x2x2 (freshwater) and I am running a sump, I am about to order the tank but I don't know what size and where to drill the holes. I can put the glass overflow in my self but don't know what size and height etc every thing needs to be. Any help would be...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    So I decided against messing with my extra impeller. My main issue is I want more air in the chamber. I hooked up my aqua lifter pump to the venturi intake on my skimmer and instantly got what I want. The only problem is it was too much. I had a bubble overflow in my collection cup. So what...
  11. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    I have a dual PFO (non HQI) 250 watt ballast. $125. Would consider trades.
  12. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    I have two black 700gph overflow boxes from glass-holes.com They both have teeth and are pre drilled to fit a 1 1/2" bulkhead. Retail price is 55 each shipped so i'll do $45 shipped to get these off my hands. I believe the hole starts at about 2 1/2 Inches from the top of the teeth. These are...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    i plan on doing a DIY refugium but have no clue of where to start i want it internal so i don't hve to deal with plumbing or drilling. This is what i was thinking an acrilic box deminsions:L=7" W=4" H=5" thats all i know so can anyone give me plans or advice anything is welcome
  14. General Reef Discussion
    what is the difference of the two? which is easier to control flow? I currently am using a ball valve and am having a difficult time fine tuning the balance in flow between the overflow and return with my sump. esopps 800 overflow and quiet one 2200 return pump.
  15. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    I have the following tank for sale for $400. Please let me know if you are interested before I post it in the classifieds. 125 gallon long tank and stand 72" coralife PC light strip with actinic and moon lights wet/dry system with overflow box (not RR) heater coralife skimmer w/ pump...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I'm in the planning phase of my new 250gl, and I'm not up to speed on all the latest toys and gadgets. Especially where flow is concerned. I hope TRT can help me out with this. There will be several large anemones in the tank, so I really don't want a bunch of power heads or moving parts. I...
  17. Nano Reefs
    Ok, so I've been out of the hobby for a short bit, but am back in it now with this nifty lil' cadlights 5g aio tank. I used a two pieces of base/dead rock from my old 75g tank for aquascaping, and one 5lb bag of 'live sand'. I also took a piece of dr, smashed it into bits and put it into the...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I have got alot ups and downs with this issue of wheather i should use an overflow with my 110 Gallon not drilled tank or just buy a 90 gallon tank at my local fish store that is already drilled for $280.00 ? Also the 90 Gallon is 48" Long 18" Deep 24" High and my 110 gallon tank is 48" Long...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I have a saltwater tank that is a 110 gallons and it is 48" long 18" wide 31" tall. Right now i have about 8 fish in it and some live rock. I want to make it a reef tank and i need to know how strong of a Metal Halide light i need. My local fish store says a 48" 2 x 250 MH HQI fixture will...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone! For the life of me I can't figure out why I would have hair algea! I have a 150 reef tank with 30 gallon sump. I have brand new Hamilton lights (6months old) with 2 250 watt mh 4 96 watt fluorescent bulbs. I have a aquac skimmer less than 6 months old for flow I have a aquaclear 110...
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