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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I am new to this forum as well as the saltwater hobby. I have had a tank up and running for about 6 weeks. 20g live rock and substrate 1 clarkii clownfish 1 sixline wrasse T5 lighting -currently running (2) low end HOB filters I have read that a protein skimmer would probably be more...
  2. Aqueon Megaflow Model 1 For Sale

    Aqueon Megaflow Model 1 For Sale

    I have a MegaFlow Model 1 for sale. It is rated for aquariums up to 55 gallons. I don't have the sponge, but all other parts are in great shape.
  3. 150 Reef 7 Months Old

    150 Reef 7 Months Old

  4. Plant Pics

    Plant Pics

    Plant Pics
  5. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Hi everyone, I'm Matt... a student at JU, working on my bachelors and masters at the same time, should graduate (finally) in December. I just got hooked on SW a few weeks ago by a friend. Looks like you have a great group of Jacksonville reefers on here. Hopefully you can help a newbie like...
  6. My 1st Big Tank And Inhabi.

    My 1st Big Tank And Inhabi.

  7. General Reef Discussion
    So I have a 125gal with 10 fish, 45lbs live rock, hermits and cleaner shrimp. they got ich so I moved them to my 55 gal and have been treating with copper. all signs of ich gone . I am keeping them in the 55 for 4-6 weels to let the main tank go fallow/ run fallow?. anyway my question is when I...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I have a FW tank that has been up for about 3 years. It's pretty basic, about 35 gallons, simple hand on back filter that pumps water through a sponge and carbon pad. I have gravel and many decorations in the tank. It's you're basic starter FW tanks. What I need is a good QT tank for fish...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 120 gallon with 3 emperor power filters. I alos have a air stone to help with air diffusion. the problem is my eel does not like the air diffuser. everymorning I get up and he has either disloged it from the glass or separated the tube from the air stone. My question is , do I need...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    just put 3 mexican turbos in my 100 gallon tank and two days later the water is cloudy i did notice these snails were staying close to each other and even on top of one another is it what i think ???...water checks out fine....all my critters are accounted for.....any ideas ?? thanks
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Well my female perc finally bullied my last firegobie to death:poke:.Woke up the other morning and no gobie. Waited........waited......waited.....yup no gobie. Usually takes a sec for them to come out but nope. And no trace of him! I mean I got lots of space through the back to look through and...
  12. Freshwater Discussion
    Well, okay, 2 questions. First, the back story. I've got a cowardly oscar, and to try to reduce stress on him I'm going to try to just rig up an easy water change pipe, so I can just do little bits at a time with a big water change once every couple of weeks instead of once a week. I was...
  13. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    Hi guys, I want to get rid of some of my rics so I can get back some of the money I got and use it to buy a frag setup and some other stuff. Here are pictures of what I have fs. They are blurry (taken w/ camera phone). If you are interested in a specific specimen, just ask me and I'll try to...
  14. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    I'm a phd student doing some genetic studies on a species of sea urchin.. i need to keep wild adult urchins in tanks until im ready to do some cross-fertilisation studies.. my problem is keeping them alive until i need them! I think my problem will be feeding.. i dont have a big fancy tank...
  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. nano build off 2008
    hehehe. . my friend who's tank is almost empty, offered to take my fresh water fish, so i can clean out the 10 gallon and attempt a nano tank with ya'll It's goign to unfortunatley have to be a nano tank on a string budget. I can't afford to do it extravagantly this time around. And it's a...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I would like to hear from those of you with experiences (good or bad), with the Ecosystem brand filter with "Miracle Mud". I am giving strong consideration to starting my first reef tank with this product. Thanks, Ken
  18. nano build off 2008
    Hey everyone, I have been really looking forward to getting the nano tank going. It was sometime in December that my wife and I decided that we were going to change her FW planted tank into Nano reef tank. Ever since she brought home her 10g FW tank from her classroom I thought about turning it...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I need help from more "experienced" hobbyist to assist me in getting a game plan together on solving my hair algae problem. My signature line should have a link to my tank setup, lighting, critters, and filtration information. I've spent a lot of time reading, changing water (RO/DI), turning out...
  20. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I am designing my own HOB refugium for my 55. I am either going to modify a HOB filter or go get some acrylic and build one from scratch, but I have a few questions: - What sort of flow rate should I have in the fuge? The larger HOB filters have a flow rate of <> 330gph, and that is too much...
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