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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have several "cave" spots in my rock and I have one in particular that is a pretty low flow, low light area. I would really like to find a coral that would be happy in that little nook. does anyone have any suggestions? I have attached pics of the cave area in question with one kinda showing...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    the first two corals i put in about 3 weeks ago are doing good finger leather and a very nice forest of green button polyps:D im thinking of adding a couple of new ones. the corals im thinking about are a chili coral, green clove polyps, neon clove polyps. would any or all be ok in a 14 gal...
  3. The THINK Tank
    What low light photosynthetic corals can i have? With running dual http://www.petco.com/product/9520/Coralife-50-or-50-Compact-Fluorescent-Bulb.aspx (1 on each side of the tank they are 15w blubs 18in long and rated @ 6000k)
  4. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    Well tonight when I got home from the meeting I had took my Girl friend to the Freighthouse for a drink (love me whiskey). When I got home there was about 4 gallons of water on the floor. hhhhmmmmmmmmmm I thought. Is it the skimmer driving too hard? Is my overflow clogged? What could have done...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    lets beat the dead horse:deadhorse:.....again just wanting to know my light to coral range What wattage for a 10 gallon would be considered moderate to high lighting. I am getting this which has a total of 80 watts.. http://www.marineandreef.com/Satellite_2X40W_20_inch_Current_USA_p/rcu01012.htm
  6. General Reef Discussion
    ok so right now i have 4 48" t5 bulbs overdriven with an icecap 660, and slr reflectors. my tank is mainly sps and im getting pretty good color and growth with the lights that i have. however i think it could be better, plus i want to do a dawn dusk lighting schedule and thats not possible...
  7. NFMAS Member Tanks
    I guess Ill move my progress of my clown tank to the right spot sense I put water in it today. So the 20L all in one is up and running or at least cycling. This tank will house my two clown fish and some low light corals as time goes by.
  8. Lighting
    Ok so I have dabbled with aquariums for a few years now and an ready to take the next step. I want to go ahead and build a nice aquarium that can be used for corals and reef structures. I have a good idea on most of the parts, but the lighting is giving me problems. The dimensions of the tank...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone! I'm planning to buy new lights for my tank in June and I have no idea whats the best kind for me or where is the best place to buy them? My tank is 6ft long 18 inches wide 150 gallon I have mostly soft corals with a few frogspawn candy cane and torches. The lights I have now are...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hi folks! I'm off to buy some coral tomorrow and was wondering if you have any suggestions on what i should buy as i am new to the whole Marine World! my set up is: 180 Ltr 27lbs Live rock 2x T5 lights V2 protien skimmer Tunze Powerhead Eheim 2217 external Jewel Built in filter roughly 2cm...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Ok - I was looking at another post (I already forgot who's) who had a great toadstool that had attached itself onto the glass... It got me thinking - my toadstool just doesn't seem to be happy in my tank. When I first brought it home - it was open for the first few weeks - then for the last few...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all! Patrick wanted me to post some pictures of his tank for you all,.. here they are! :) Whiskey
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Reefers, I have a 75g reef tank up and running. The filters and protein skimmer are functioning fine. I have 60lbs of live rock, sand substrate, and all my parameters are fine. My Nitrates/and Ammonia levels were O. My PH is 8.4 and my water temp is 83 to 85. Water flow is achieved by two...
  14. The THINK Tank
    Okay, so heres the deal. A few years ago I started a 10 gallon saltwater tank...bad idea I got frustrated lost alot of coral and fish, got frustrated and broke down the tank and got rid of it. Well now I am ready to start again, except this time I am starting a 55 gallon tank that I currently...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    well i have two plate corals and the one is dieing very slow but the other one is still looking okay but not the best the better looking one is about 4-5 inches lower in the tank then the one that is dieing and the only thing i have changed is the lights i went from vho to a metalhalide i had 4...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I was wondering if anyone knew if the depth of an overdriven normal output t8 is anywhere near the penetrating depth of a pc/vho. Thanks in advance
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