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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I did a month qt w copper on my last new fish, I got a mild ich outbreak a month after adding him. Grrr. My tank is a 220 with a lot of live rock, I couldnt catch all the fish even if I wanted to. I decided to turn my display into the QT. I took out all my inverts and macro algae and...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys So I went to the local fish store and they told me to cycle my tank quick to add live rock, live sand and quick start… I have one large piece of live rock that I got from them, I lived 5 mins away so we wrapped it up in wet newspaper and I ran home and dropped it in. They told me if I...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I thought this is only happen because i don't have any rocks but i was wrong. sands at some small spots are slowly moving and becoming completely bare bottom. Wavemakers are all pointed to the surface. what may have caused this and how do I fix it? don't want to keep moving it manually...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have black Spots on my Live Sand. What is it? Tank is 3 months old. All water parameters are A1 Lots of water circulation and good flow.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello my name is Andrew, and I have been doing research on finding out how to start and maintain a Saltwater Reef Aquarium. This site has been helpful and very enjoyable in getting started and learning about all that it takes to start a Tank. I have mostly done reptiles like Iguanas, Turtles...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I just started this tank up 11/14/11..I added the black live sand it was a little cloudy but then yesterday I receieved my live rock from liveaquaria.com 45 pounds fiji. The problem I am having is the cloudiness it looks like a fish pond lol. Also I am running a ramora c skimmer hob rated for 75...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I am starting a 55 gallon tank and want to know more about seeding some dead rock, I want about 70 pounds of live rock total, how long would it take to seed 50 pounds of dead rock with a 20 pounds live rock? I also am planning on sanding 40 pounds of live sand. I am in no rush for a reef tank...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hi All, I am coming back to the reefing hobby after 5 years. My first tank was a low budget endeavor, but lots of fun. As I couldn't afford a protein skimmer, sump, canister filter or lots of power heads-water changes were the order of the day. Now, Older, Wiser and better employed, I...
  9. Tank Specs
    Hey my tanks specs are 30 gallon long 36-12-16 i think 2.5 inches sand bed 20 pounds sand 10 punds crushed coral 20 pounds of live rock agua clear 200 with carbon spong and chemi-pure 2 submersible power filters for water movement on the top of the water 2 800 gallon per hour fan type power...
  10. LPS Coral Forum
    I have a green daisy coral (large piece) 6 inches across just added a 150 watt halide coral is 10 inches below water line only half the polyps are out is it to close to light. Should I move it down it has good flow and is fed minerals and photoplanktyon.
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