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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all! This is my first post here, so if I am doing something wrong, please inform me! A little background first... I have been operating freshwater aquariums since I was six years old, and have decided to move onto saltwater. My current plan for the new aquarium is a 50-60g tank w/fish and...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Was looking for something better or more affiant to Cleanthes gravel.. Anyone ever hear of this? Or used this? Its an HOB unit that cleans the gravel and returns the cleaned water back to the tank.. Cobalt Power Gravel Cleaner™ Hang-On Aquarium Gravel Cleaner...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone know where I can get dolomite gravel? Search leads me to Amazon which that product says it has a "breathable" coating that some rviws refer to as resin. Don't think I want resin in my tank. Other options come up as bulk grade and that is too coarse a grade. This used to be the go to for...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Long of the short, I'm considering removing my current substrate (gravel) to sand. My tank is about about 3 years old. It's 55 gallons and I'm running a wet/dry in which I'm slowly pulling out the bioballs at this point because my rocks are doing most of the filtration. I've got about 60...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    hey everyone i am relatively new to salt water and i was just wondering, i have live rock only in my tank, i did notice i had a brittle star hitch hiker it one of them, but i have noticed a big pile of my gravel has moved, don't worry its not the power head or wave maker or anything like that...
  6. Anemones
    How do corals do in gravel? I have never used gravel or even researched how the two do together. I haven't been on in a while and I'm starting an over haul on my tank soon. So I need a little help, some refreshment to my mind. Haven't been doing my homework lately.
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    How do you recommend safely taking gravel out of my current freshwater glass tank so that I can convert it into a saltwater tank?
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    I have a 29 gallon tank with everything you need gravel, decor, flirtation, systems, air pump, stand light, cover,and some food. Asking 75 obo for all.Located in camp verde az just outside flagstaff.
  9. General Reef Discussion
    When I told the manager at one of the LFSs that I was using crushed coral, about #4 size as my substrate, she said, "You can expect to have a lot of dead fish with that." What do you think that is all about? FYI: This crushed coral is one of my stupid-taxes. I had planned to buy aroganite...
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    I have a 46gallon wit octopus skimmer lx1000s i bought 2days ago my seaclone 100 sucks and i hav da tank for 5montha now and fluval 305 canister wit just carbon purigen and phoslock in dere took everytin else out i realise i havent cleaned my gravel properly i didnt kno u had to Hold the vacum...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    So is having a deeper sand bed better or worse. Ive heard many different answers and now im confused. :help:
  12. General Reef Discussion
    What are the big picture differences(pros and cons) between a barebottom tank, a crushed coral and or gravel tank, and sand? I have a crushed coral/gravel tank and a sand tank, but I dont know which is better to have. Are they all good for different purposes? Who can answer that?
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