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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey, I am planing to make my marine tank with fish, living rock and shrimp \ hermit crab.. Do I MUST purchase right away RODI system or can I keep it up with tap water, using "Erase-CL" (removes chlorine, chloramines & ammonia) for the cycle period +\- or even more?
  2. "Soft" corals
    Hi, every1 !!!. I am new on the forum but have the past 40 years kept mostly rare freshwater fish/plants but also certain marine fish (I like species tanks). Have also kept some sps/lps corals but I still have some anemones ~ my babies (favorites !!!). The anemones have kept for 7 yrs + now. 2...
  3. Reef Fish
    One of the fish in my 120 gallon reef tank is a Blackcap Jawfish, also known as a Tigerstripe Jawfish by most. Originally I wanted a small colony of Yellowhead Jawfish, but I saw him one day and decided to get him. Now I had him for a long time now. Many months. He made his burrow in the...
  4. Nano Reefs
    I'm still fairly new to the aquarium hobby, but I love it. :jester: I have a few different freshwater tanks, a 55 community, a 20 guppy, :fish: (both planted) and a 29 African Cichlid. So I decided to try a marine tank. I went with a 16 gallon bow front. I got it up and cycling today. I got...
  5. The THINK Tank
    I have only been into marine aquariums for a year now, but have always had FW fish. I simply need help and advice with the marine area so I can become more educated in that sense. Any knowledgable advice would be appreciated. Here is my current marine tank: I have the coralife biocube 14. The...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Tank background: 40 gallon breeder w 20 gal sump waters perfect ( thanks to vodka dosing) Current fish: 2 Clowns 3 black goby's yellow goby pajama cardinal 2 Gregory damsels Now my question: Can I have a Fuzzy dwarf lionfish? I see them in the store and look amazing, I just thought he would...
  7. Tank Specs
    I surprise myself all honesty, I don't have a 46 gallon thread. Most of my stuff is about questions... Well, here we are. By now, the aquarium itself is about four months old... Give or take. I don't have an exact date. And already I am off to a good start, I believe. The rockwork, instead of...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Dose anyone own a Aqua one 400 marine tank.? I just want to no because I'm thinking of geting one. Please could you give me as much info as pos? Thanku.:beer:
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I have a massive leather finger in my tank, it is starting to take over and stick to bits of rock making it a nightmare to get out. Dose anybody have any ideas on geting it out?I want to take it to the LFS.I tryed to unstick some of it and it's well on some of my rocks.thanks.:doh::doh:
  10. Crustaceans
    i have two cleaner shrimps in my 55g marine tank,i have had them for about 2 years and they have never pushed the boat out(sex):funny:both of them seem happy.thanks.loads of info please.:cool:
  11. General Reef Discussion
    dose anyone no the best way to siphon sand without taking to much away?:confused:
  12. Clams
    my maxima blue clam in my 55g marine tank thats been set up for about 3 years.:)
  13. Instruction manuals
    Instant Ocean Saltwater ReefMaster Test Kit pH Test Range: 7.8 to 8.6 Use: Monitor pH and identify the need for water changes or the addition of buffer to maintain proper pH. In addition to nitrate, aquarium nitrification (conditioning) also produces acid. The acid depletes buffers and results...
  14. Instruction manuals
    Red Sea Test Labs Master Reef Lab Nitrate Why Test For Nitrate? Nitrate (NO3-) is produced in the aquarium by the biological filter. Beneficial bacteria in the biological filter convert toxic ammonia and nitrite into nitrate. A high nitrate level indicates a buildup of fish waste and organic...
  15. Instruction manuals
    Red Sea Test Lab Ammonia, Nitrite, and Nitrate Test Kits Introduction to the Nitrification Process As fish digest their food they produce ammonia as a waste product. In solution the total dissolved ammonia changes between two forms, the toxic ammonia (NH3) and the relatively harmless ammonium...
  16. Instruction manuals
    Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Reef Master Liquid Test Kit Warning: Several of the included solutions are harmful and require precautions to be taken for your safety. Please make sure to read included instruction manual before working with these solutions. Calcium Test Instructions Why Test for...
  17. Instruction manuals
    Red Sea 5-in-1 Master Test Kit For Marine Aquariums Why test for pH and Alkalinity? pH is the measure of acidity of water. A pH reading of 7.0 is neutral, a pH higher than 7.0 is alkaline, and a pH lower than 7.0 is acidic. The ability of water to withstand changes in pH is called buffering...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Okay, I finally got my light, so i'm going to get the rock tomorrow. What should I look for thats good, and what should I stay away from?
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all: Being the novice that I am I decided to jump right into a 36 gallon marine aquarium. Now three months later my tank is absolutley full of equipment and I really wished I would have put a sump in. Is it possible to add one now using a hang on pump or something? If so, any...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone, Im a brand new member to the site with a fairly new marine aquarium. However, I am concerned about these "worms" that are present in the tank. I have the same tiny white worms on the glass, as mentioned above, but today i noticed a raised white "bump" on my clown. He has been...
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