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  1. Nano Reefs
    Have had this tank for nearly 1 year now. 2 Months ago this algae came. I have tried chemiclean (lfs suggested red algae), didnt work. I have tried increasing water current (lfs suggested that), didnt work. Any Ideas?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all. Picked up a 5x2x2ft tank a few weeks back, with 25 odd cichlids inside. It looks nice, but not as PRETTY as what a good reef setup looks like. So I've decided to switch. Will be purchasing, Bubble Magus BM Curve 7 In Sump Hailea HC-500A CaribSea Life Rock 18kg CaribSea Reef Rock 23kg...
  3. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    I have a 200l fish only marine aquarium. What is the correct turnover rate? Right now I have an internal filter rated at 1290 l/h and wave maker at 1000 l/h. That's about 11 and a half times turnover. Is that enough?
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys long time no see. So quick questions... After migrating everything to my 90 gallon tank almost a year ago my girlfriend and i are now debating setting up the 30 gallon again.. I have just a couple questions that random google searching seems to not be able to answer.. Is there a size...
  5. Reef Fish
    I am new to the forum, so your advice is really appreciated. I just would like to share with you my 55g saltwater tank after one year now. But because I am new the form dose not allow to me to add the links
  6. Tank Specs
    Hello everybody! I need your help!! Ive decided to have a new fish tank but which one is the question that i am stuck on! Im looking to spend around £1,000 to £2,000 on a marine tank for my fish i have seen a few from Shirley Aquatics in Birmingham could anybody recommend them or has...
  7. Tank Specs
    This is the tank I will be mostly posting about, I'm assuming. Tank is 24"x20.15"x12.25" holding about 27 gallons. I have appx. 20lbs of live sand and 25lbs of live rock. Inhabitants include 2 Damsel Fish, 1 Flametail Goby, 1 Coral banded cleaner shrimp, 2 tag-a-long Blue legged Hermit...
    I am new to the hobby, but am already having problems getting decent selections in this area. :read:
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Anybody out there using Current's Orbit Marine Pro programmable LED light. I saw a 72" that would fit my tank at my LFS. Goes for about $800. Just wondering if anybody is using it and could give me their opinion on how they like it...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hi there, My name is Matt and I am totally new to SW tanks. I have kept Tropicals in the past, and thought I would get back into the hobby, and try my hand at a Reef Tank. I have just purchased an Aquareef 300 (read some reviews and this looked like a good starter tank). I have been into a...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Over the past few weeks, I have notices shells appearing on the bed of my tank... the shells were not in the sand when it was put into the tank and I have been told that this sand is 'man made'. Here's a few images of the biggest shell I have found so far Anybody have any idea what they...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hi All,from a tiny island in the mediterranean Malta,i am a returning hobbyist to the Reef hobby after a couple of years as moved to my new house recently and started a new Project which you can follow in my next thread titled WIKIDD'S REEF QUEST,i have been working quite a lot lately and...
  13. General classifieds
    Looking for a sump large enough for a 150 gal marine tank. Already have return pump and skimmer from old setup. Moved to Milford DE and sold off the old dt/sump. Thank you.
  14. New Member Introductions
    Hi all. I recently established a twenty gallon saltwater aquarium, after a little convincing from my more experienced brother who has a 55 gallon one. At first we were looking just to establish a back up tank for him but now I have a tank of my own. I currently have a chalck basslet and a tiger...
  15. Reef Fish
    Anybody have any suggestions for beginner marine fish?? I currently have 2 common Clowns, a orange spot Goby, a BTA & 3 Halloween crabs. I have a 65ltr tank which has been running 3+ months now. I'm after a black/white/orange theme :) Struggling to find hardy, non...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Guys, I keep seeing "you need to have a good flow rate" as being the answer to most questions on here but what is considered to be a "good flow rate"? In my case case I went with basing the math on the circulation rate through the sump ... circulation = 5 to 10 x total water volume then I...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, first time posting on here, have read some of the threads here and there. I'm looking to get my first saltwater aquarium and need some help determining exactly what I need. In this thread, titled Coralife Biocube on here (not enough posts to post links yet apparently, there's a...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hey TRT! What do you guys think about putting a Flameback in a 29gal biocube? It won't be its permanent home, but it may spend a year or 2 in the tank. I have seen where people have had them in 29g but not sure how it worked out. Any suggestions?
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I'm basically looking at upgrading my current 65l aquastart 500 reef tank to a bigger one. Been looking at the Juwel Rio 125. The guy at the lfs said it was optional about a skimmer so I felt it would be a pretty straightforward switch over from my existing tank. However, is there...
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