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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 24g aquapod with 3.5" substrate, the 32w Sunpaq dual actinic is about 13" above. Is this too much light for the chili coral and other low light loving corals? Should I remove the reflector also?Or this this still too much light?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    i am an artist at heart, and i was thinking of a way to make my tank abit more unique.. not my current tank,, but perhaps one in the near future, and wanted ideas on how it would work the idea is to make a floating "planet" use one large chunk of live rock (or several glued together to form...
  3. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    Thought I would share some pics of my new tank setup. I am testing it with freshwater right now. Here is a list of equipment: - Tank is a 45 gallon Oceanic Tech Series with Tech stand. You can access the stand via 3 sides thru smoked glass doors. - Light is a PFO Pendant with a 250 SE 10k...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Gday guys, I currently have a MH dual lighting system but I'm contemplating changing to T5 HO for both heat and noise. Pretty much all I need is lighting for an anenome (which I haven't even got yet) and coraline growth. I have the MH if I ever decide to make the tank a full blown "reef...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Im interested in your opinions and experiences ... I have a 125 g that measures roughly 72 l x 18 w x 22 h. The attached pic shows the lighting arrangement. It's a Coralife aqualight pro that has 3 150 DE MH's @ 10k. It also has 4 96W PC Atinics. Most stuff seems to be doing well but I do...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    hey all, 2 questions One: can you drill an oceanic 50 gallon show tank? and two: is a tunze 6060 too much for it? I mean, will it create a non stop sand storm?
  7. TCMAS
    OK if I go with the T-5 lighting can I still get by with just using 4 bulbs or will I have to do more.
  8. General Reef Discussion
    It’s my understanding that “The Gang's all Here”! I need some expert help on lighting. I'm setting up a new 125g and I can't decide on what type of lights I should use. Here are 2 fixtures I'm currently considering: Coralife's 72" 4x96w Lunar Aqualight and these T-5 6x80w from AquaUniverse on...
  9. Nano Reefs
    I know that an anemone is too big for a 10 gallon reef, but what corals stay reletively small? I was thinking about getting a sun coral, and some zoos. I have an 80 watt power compact. I want some acropora hard corals and sps corals but I really don't know which ones to get. I guess if they...
  10. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    i skipped class today because what i thought was going to be a quick and easy addition to my aquascaping turned to aggressive irritation. i had every intention of going to class, all i wanted to do was add a few rocks under my anemones to lift them up higher and away from some of my corals. but...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Let us talk about lighting. What kinds of lighting are available? Which are good for which purpose? How important is Lighting? G~
  12. General Reef Discussion
    When I bought my 125 it was used freshwater but I got alot of used equipment with it because a lady was getting rid of everything. Right now I am off to hawaii for 2 weeks! But when I get back I have to finish my plumbing and then start my tank while I purchase my lights. I know nothing about...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hi there! I am so glad I have found your site...it is wonderful! I am in the planning stages of starting a 29g reef tank and have so many questions. I have learned so much on this site - it has been a valuable resource but I still have quite a few questions. In my research I have found...
  14. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    I was wondering if anyone has a retrofit kit for 4 36" VHOs or a 36" PC or VHO with a MH for sale. All the ones I've seen are around $300 or more and my funds are running low. If anyone can help me out or shoot me in the right direction that would be great. Thanks a lot, Jeremy
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Well made the final major purchases for my new tank and they should be arriving later this week. I’m planning on keeping some Clams, SPS and LPS corals. Here is the setup so far. All-Glass 72 Gal Bowfront Reef Ready w/ Oak Stand Coralife Aqualight Pro HQI w/ (2) 150W MH (2) 96W PC Antics &...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I am fed up with the hair algea in my system so I am going to "shut off the lights" for a while. My room gets alot of ambient light, but no direct sun. Will this keep my coralline alive? I have already moved all my light loving corals and softies to a clean spare tank wit plent-o-light. My...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I'm interested in some of the more techinical specs for the lights that are widely used. I know that most people with hard corals use 10,000K to as high as 20,000K, and that the strength of the bulbs depends on the depth of the tank (175watt MH, 250watt MH, and 400watt MH, for example)...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    ok my tank all the sudden turned cloudy two days ago. it is a white cloudy not a green cloudy. any idea what it could be. i also have red slim algae too and it is getting worse i just cleaned all the slim algae out yeasterday and it was back this morning does not even look like i cleaned it at...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    (I'm gonna get myself kicked offa this board with these titles :D ) Was curious to see what everyone else who has recently switched to a bare bottom system has growing, crawling or rummaging around under their substrate alternative-- whether it is bare glass, starboard or pvc sheeting...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I have 2 MH pendants in my display. This 155gal, 60" in length display has a glass support arm at mid-point at the top. The glass of this support arm is 3/4 inches thick. This is pretty standard for home glass displays I think. About 1/3 of the pendant overlaps the support arm. This means a...
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