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  1. General Reef Discussion
    so i did a "quick" visit to the LFS over the weekend. picked up some IO salt, a Fluval 2 plus filter (using this to power my two phosban reactors - replaced filter media with polyfilter - that will be replaced regularly) and a bunch of test kits. now, i know everybody loves Salifert (i only...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I'm still having trouble increasing my PH to 8.2, it seems to be around 7.6-7.8. I've added nearly 4 ounces of Kent Marine Superbuffer-dKH to my cycling 29 gallon tank ( http://www.kentmarine.com/saltwater/sb.html ). I have a 50# bag of soda ash (sodium carbonate) that's used in the in-ground...
  3. TCMAS
    Hey! I want a more "bluer" tank than what my 175W 10,000K XM bulb is giving me (I also have a 65w PC on the tank), so I am thinking of going to a 14,000 or 15,000K bulb. What are your suggestions and preferences for a brand for my 175W? Growth doesn't have to be very fast due to my small tank...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I know you guys & gals have probably had this question before but I am going to ask anyways. Im testing with Hagen master test kit, my calcium level has been stuck at 220-250 and I can t seem to get it up. I have read alot about alkalinaty and how that effects calcium but dont quite...
  5. General classifieds
    HERE IS WHATS LEFT!!!!! Pickup Only Please Tank and Equipment:banana: 75 AGA RR and Stand 100.00 pending Self Built Hood, (it fits but barely) 20 gallon sump 30.00 pending 2-MAG DRIVE 9.5 Pumps 45.00ea 1 pending SCWD 30.00 pending Protein Skimmer Rated at 125 gallons 60.00 2-Hamilton 250...
  6. Atlanta Reef Club
    Tank Setup for sale!, I will be posting a list of all items and pics of everything in it. I would very much like to sell as whole setup, so if you know anyone interested please let me know. This system is 3 years old and well established.
  7. General Reef Discussion
    About a year ago my dad and I decided to try to start a reef tank after my fish died of ich. Ever since we've had nothing but trouble. To make a long story short we haven't been able to keep hardly any corals alive. Only 1 mushroom rock and we had polyps that were doing well until we took...
  8. TCMAS
    I have been contemplating about taking a hobby break for a while. I have not been able to sit down and enjoy my tank like I use to since we moved into the new home, prolly because it's in it's own room and nothing else is down there and it's not the common meeting area. I don't think I have...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Here is a simple question I wanted to ask, just out of curiosity. What brand of test kits do most of you guys like to use? Is it more beneficial/cost effective to buy something that contains a collection of various tests, or is it better to just buy the specific kits for specific things you...
  10. Atlanta Reef Club
    Updated list- 50-60 lbs 3$/lb of rock left and about 30-50lbs ( 1$/lb) of sand. As for fish - this is what i have - Coral Beuty angel 2.5" $20 - Diamond watchman goby - $20 - - bubble rose anemone - $80 - blood shrimp - $25 Hagen Master Test Kit (Contains 10 Test Parameters)...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I need to buy a testing kit that tests for everything in my water. I need recommendations of which to buy. I want it all in a kit. Money isnt an option, but dont go crazy.
  12. General Reef Discussion
    what testing kits are everybody having good luck with these days? havent had a tank up for about a year and a half and last time i bought a master kit from red sea or something and it was total junk. after six months I started replacing and comparing and the master kits were way off. i know...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Any body have a good test kit! for alk, & cal, If so what is it??? :arg:
  14. Topic of the Week Archive
    Which ones do we really need? what make a test kit a good one? What do LFS test for? is this enough? G~
  15. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    Hello all, Just wondering what everyone thought might be a good test kit. I picked up a fasTest Master Kit (ammonia,nitrate, nitrite, PH) after hearing good things about it. I was also thinking about getting the seaTest Master Kit (low range Nitrate, Phospate, and calcium). I was just...
  16. TCMAS
    Okay so last week my dKH was 9, and tonight it was 6.4 according to my Salifert test. My Ammonia, Nitrate, Nitrite is all 0, Calcium is 460, Phosphates 0, SG 1.025, pH 8.3. So I jave a 64oz un-opended bottle of Kent Marine Pro Buffer. Reading the instructions it says to add in the morning...
  17. TCMAS
    I am really getting ticked off with my stupid master test kit. I am not sure if all my readings are accurate or not and was wondering if you guys have the same problems. When the color forms in the test tube and I compare it to the color chart, the colors look different depending on the way...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Water Test Results (UPDATED) Well, here are the results of my first comprehensive water test. Any comments, or suggestions are most welcome. The tank is now 3 weeks old and is a 55gal with 60lbs Fiji LR, 50LBS TBS LS, and its inhabitants include 1 neon damsel, 1 small clump of zoo corals about...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    After having spent about eight months reading, reading, reading, and then reading some more (Sprung/Delbeek, Tullock, www.reefcentral.com, www.thereeftank.com, etc., etc.) I am about to set up my 190 gallon reef tank and have some questions about the equipment. Here's what I currently have (or...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all. Well here is my first boring post on this message board. I finally, after years of wanting and dreaming, decided to go out and start a reef tank. well I decided to start small and grow, so I got a 10 gallon..ewww... with some non living sand, A couple reffered Books, an aqua clear, a...
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