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  1. General Reef Discussion
    ok so i picked up some c-balance two part solution. i got 2 16oz bottles that states it treat up to 1900 gallons. i figured that would last me awhile, then i find out i have to use it daily! my tank is 220 gallons , so if i did the math correctly those two 16oz bottles will only last me about 9...
  2. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Looking to purchase some scrapings of coraline algae, need to seed my tank . Thanks
  3. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    well my ssb is full of crap in less than a year, and its starting to wick into the rocks in front that arent completely supported with my rock lift. leading to some really nasty algae on those rocks. so now i have a disgust for sand... and gonna do away with it. planning on taking the whole...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I was at wal-mart the other day and stoped by the fish section and saw this mechnical filter, i thought I might use it as a good way to get carbon into my tank witout getting little carbon flakes all over in my tank. maybe my green algea will reduce a bit. Would this do okay and be effective in...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Has anyone ever tried a setup like this? Thanks guys! Brad
  6. Clams
    First off let me start by saying I'm new to the hobby and spend quite a bit of time on the sight trying to learn. Thanks everyone that makes this sight what it is. Quick tank history. I was given the tank from a friend who no longer wanted the upkeep...I've had it for about 3 months now. I...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    My tank is fairly new maby 2-4mo.old. It went through a small algae cycle witch was not a problem all algae has been gone now for atleast a month. It is a high flow FSB tank I have a dart on a 4-way with each return split for a total of 8 and a mj mod in each bottom corner. 4 of the returns are...
  8. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I have started my first saltwater tank. It has been cycling for about four weeks now and I am getting green algae on the rock and bottom. I think I now what it is from, using tap water. How do I get rid of it? The first step I took was a water change and not using anymore tap water. Any...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I am setting up a 72 Gallon Bow Front tank and was planning to use 2 Hydor Koralia Water Pumps (1 each in the rear corners). Any suggestions on which ones to use (the model 1, 2, 3, or 4) Koralia 1 = 400 gph Koralia 2 = 600 gph Koralia 3 = 850 gph Koralia 4 = 1,200 gph I would like good...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    can SPS keepers tell me how to best keep a Hystrix birds nest, ive had mine almost 1 week now & i have yet to see polyps...its in a high flow area, high-light area as well..any more info ?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Right now, I am not running carbon, but from all I read, it is a good thing to do... my question, is it better to just put it in a bag and place in a high flow area of the sump... or is it better to put it in a reactor and let it run that way? which way is more efficient? Plus, I always have...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    So...I just have to ask...what is the big controversy on BioBalls. I see many who say "Get those out ASAP," but I'm curious as to why. So far all I can get is people to tell me "they'll crash your tank!" (I'm the kind of guy who needs a more through answer.) :) Looking forward to hearing...
  13. nano build off 2008
    I want to play too :cool:. I'm going to make mine a 10 gallon glass tank. I need some help first though LOL...I'm clicking on the "insert image" link and it's just beeping at me...what am I doing wrong?
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I am having to contantly check the reading and probe on my AC3 Pro for ORP. It seems that after a couple of days the reading starts to stick and the max that I have it set to reach. It will float around that number until I take it out and put it in some solution to see what it is reading. I...
  15. NIMAS- Club members only: Meeting/Selling/Trading
    I want to get rid of these in a hurry. Mounted to small pieces of rubble. Here's a sample: I've got a bunch of them...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Can someone help me with my monti, its about 1 month old, has not grown any, started bleaching on the tips, then around the edge, its directly under 150w 10k MH, in high flow area of 600gph in a 33g long tank. no other corals touching it, nearest coral is xenia. why is it bleaching ? other SPS...
  17. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    My new toy arrived today! An AquaController Jr. plus a DC8. I only have the temp probe right now, but in the future I love all the things I'll be able to do with this thing! Among the best things I've ever bought for my tank! -Joe
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