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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I just added some live sand to my 46 gallon bowfront. Noob here as a disclaimer. The tank was pretty cloudy but after almost 24 hours it is almost clear. There are still some particles floating around and smaller fine particles floating too. Another issue is the top of the water. It has some...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi i just have a few questions on what to do to add live sand to my exsiting 75 gallon tank! >The tank is about 5 months old i have only about 25 pounds of LR >There is about 10 hermits,5 snails, sand sifting star, 2 peppermint shrimps a maroon clown, green polyps and a GBTA >I only have...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I completely tore apart my tank yesterday and put it back together. I added a new substrate (live sand) and now my water is cloudy. I am wondering when it will be ok to add my fish?
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Ok Here are the pics from my recent excursion to the hardware store and beach. I built a plenum, then I went to Bellows beach and scooped up some course and fine sand. Let the madness begin!
  5. General Reef Discussion
    So I built a plenum, and harvested some sand... And this is what it looks like...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys i posting because i am wondering if my tank is doing good ot what should i do. Well my tank is in the cycling stage im at 1 week and 2 days and this is how it look. p.s reason why im writing if this is normal how my live sand suppose to look... Please let me know..
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I believe my sand bed is not adequate as it is only about a 1/2 deep. I was hoping to add some more sand. My tank has been established for approximately 7 months. I don't want to wreck the work that has already been established. Any thoughts? Equipment: 30 Gallon Long, 30 lbs of live rock, 25...
  8. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    I am looking for live sand but don't know what brand name or best live sand to use. Anyone know what is the best live sand to use? I will set up my system in about 2 months. Should I use live dry sand or live sand in a bucket? Anyone know where is the best place to get live sand? Thanks
  9. General Reef Discussion
    in need of some quick help.. i am setting up a new 29 gal sw reef tank. I have cycled my rock for over a month now.. i have gone through my diatom bloom and everything.. so my question is i bought sand from petco. (i know people are against petco, i just buy my supply's from there. I dont want...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    hey so i picked up 20lbs. of this black pacific live sand from the lfs and its looks awesome..has everything from black volcanic chunks of rock to hermit crab shells to white sand..I mean it really has everything...has anyone ever used this..what experience did you have...and i also added it my...
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