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    Hey all its been a long time since i posted last but with buying my first home, and getting married its been rather nutty here but any ways i currently still have my 20 nano reef set up in my living room and all inhabitants made the 30 mile journey to their new home and only lost one fish due to...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have purchased a metal halide fixture with bulb.used one. But the metal halide bulb has nothing written on it. How do I figure out what watt should I purchase as replacement bulb. Its a double ended metal halide with two 65W PC on both side.
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I want to add some led moonlights so they can stay on all night ,anyone have any idea what kind..I have a T5 fixture that has 6 bulbs 3 white 3 blue but dont wanna keep the blue on all night,is there a strip of le that i can add or what ...thanks for the help
  4. Lighting
    Ok everyone this about lighting a 37g column enough to keep lps coral( mostly the genus euphyllia) and yes I intend to keep all 3 main kinds and in different variants and I would also like to keep some montipora capricornis mid-depth of the tank The tank is 24 inches high as some of you can...
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    I was just wondering what is the difference between a electronic ballast and a magnetic ballast? which one is better? I also am looking for a nice blue color to my tank but not overly blue.... what hqi bulbs could I use to acheive this look?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everybody! I have some questions on a used 92 gallon corner tank and stand that I just bought. First off.... It is an AGA brand but it is not drilled or reef ready it was fresh water. It came with a stand. I paid $200 for it- Do you guys think that was a good deal? The big question I have is...
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    i have a 14 gallon biocube been cycled for onever a year and some now with about 16 lbs of LR and a 3 inch LS bed. i have a 3 inch maroon clown and a 1 inch green chromis some zoos a finger leather green star polyps a duncen coral xenias... now i have moded my biocube i have a 72 watt pc...
  8. Lighting
    I have been searching all over and cannot come to a conclusion on the correct amount of light for a tank. It seems everywhere I look its a different answer, or one specific to one person's tank. So I pose this: What is a good rule of thumb when considering lighting based on the size of...
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    I have had a 55 gal FOWLR for about a year. Just purchased a 125 gal tank and stand. I plan to keep one a FOWLR and have one as a reef tank. However, I have not decided which one to make the reef tank??? I am looking for any bargains on things like lighting, filtration, skimmers, etc. I...
  10. Lighting
    I am constructing a new tank it is 55 galons, and the dimensons are 48 inches long, 18 inches wide and 24 inches deep, My question is someone i know has this set up that they are willing to sell me for 250.00. dual 250watt halide w/ a dual VHO ballast (180 each) and w/ all bulbs. coralvue...
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