The Reef Tank banner
fresh water tank
1-20 of 276 Results
Advanced
  1. Freshwater Discussion
    Here is my species list for my first Tank. OB Peacock Ruby Green Peacock Red Tail Shark Could this be a peaceful tank?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 30 gal fresh water tank with 6 fish and we are scheduled for a power outage on Tuesday for 7 hours. Will my fish be okay without the pump running or is it necessary for me to find a battery operated pump? I live in Costa Rica so I am not sure I will find one in this area.
  3. Freshwater Discussion
    After my 8th salt water fish died two days ago, I went back to what I know best..freshwater! My Beta is in heaven tonight in his new 36 gallon home.
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Returning to aquarium keeping after a few years. Have a 180 gal glass tank. Divided it into 4 sections with acrylic panels and connected alternating sections with acrylic tubes. Planning on having 2 sections with fresh water and 2 with salt water. If the fish catch on to swimming through the...
  5. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    i know his is a salt water sight bu i have a fresh water tank too. i have south African ciclids i only have about 5 in a 35g. one of my favorites is not looking good at all i have done water changes i have malflexed the crap out of them i have used copper sulfate. and still my fish are dieing i...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, I am a Neby to this, so Im seeking your forums advice. I have addopted an Oceanic Biocube 8 Gallon tank. The tanks has 8 Platies (4x1" 2x3/4" 2x1/2") currently and I'm (more so my girlfriend thinks the fish are boring) thinking of adding some fish. I was thinking of adding an African...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Not sure if this is the right place, but I am looking for some advice. I have a new 125 G tank, magnum 350 canister filter, I am putting in a 200 gallon sump/refugium/wet dry filter, Protein skimmer. I have 2JEBO ODYSSEA 48" 260 watt BLACK QUAD Compact Flourescent led lights. I filled up my...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I have been lurking for a while now, while I finish the physical build of my 55 Gal tank. It is 48"x13"x18", glass, has a center support from front to back. I got it from a friend who used it as a fresh water tank. First I was planning on sterilizing it with a low ratio bleach solution. I...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I am sorry to be posting all these dumb questions, but my mind is on overload! I am trying to learn as much as I can about this new and fabulous hobby. To all who don't know, I am starting with a used freshwater system (cleaned and re-vamped) bought from a co-worker. I had a few accumulated...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I am new to this and have a coral that seems to be hiding in its "shell" a lot lately. I inquired to Live Aquaria support trying what I can to save this guy. They responded telling me that this coral needs to be target fed with brine shrimp. I do feed the fish/tank brine shrimp and I add...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Since no one posts on my build thread anymore I thought I would start a new thread for my question. My tank currently looks like this.... My question is, At what point should I add a small clean up crew? I have diatoms everwhere. Can I add a small clean up crew? Will it be safe to add a clean...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    hello, as stated before i am new to salt tanks and am trying to sort out a proper feeding schedule to keep everyone growning, and to keep the tank from becoming polluted. in my fresh water tanks i throw a couple pellets in there about 2 times a day and my oscars gulp them down, after 5...
  13. nano build off 2008
    I've been a fresh water tank operator for a number of years but i'm finaly taking the jump to saltwater. I've got a 14 gallon biocube, its set up now stock, with live sand and live rock. its cycling. i'll probably be stocking it in a week or so. so is it best to put in soft corals first...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Ok - so I've got 2 new tanks... and I've had some cyano going on (it's almost all gone now I'm hoping!) Anyway - I've done some siphoning over the past few weeks to get it out... Now - it never dawned on me... can I reuse that sand? I've probably thrown away about a 1/2 a bag of sand total...
  15. Freshwater Discussion
    soi was thinking of doing a fresh water tank again and was wondering.... 1) is a drilled tank with overflows as healthy for fresh as it is for salt? 2) is a wet/dry the better way to go with a drill tank or is a plain sump with just a sock for debri better? i want to do a regular fresh...
  16. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    HELLO! And thank you for reading at this post; I am in desperate need of help and advice about my tank. To begin with I must tell you I don't know much about this, I thought it was going to be like my fresh water tank with a little more of difficulty, so I got myself a 150 galon tank (I think...
  17. The THINK Tank
    HELLO! And thank you for reading at this post; I am in desperate need of help and advice about my tank. To begin with I must tell you I don't know much about this, I thought it was going to be like my fresh water tank with a little more of difficulty, so I got myself a 150 galon tank (I think...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone! My new Mh arrived lastnight!! There up and ready to go the only problem is after getting the lights set up I noticed in the manual that I should plug the MH into the three prong timer. On my old MH I had them plugged it to a two plug time with an adaptor and run them like that for...
  19. Freshwater Discussion
    Bascially my mate is starting a fresh water tank and I remember all the algae hassles I had with my freshwater tanks when I used to have them, now I have a RO/DI system for my reef tank and was wondering whether it would be suitable to use RO/DI water for his fresh water tank or do the fish need...
1-20 of 276 Results
Top