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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey So i have a metal halide light. Cost me about $500 but its so powerful and makes most the corals grow and look good. However i was at a restaurant last night and they have the best tank ive ever seen and he uses a blue light with his halide too. Before i used my Halide and opened my...
  2. General classifieds
    i have a complete 75 gl setup for sale it is being used for saltwater right now. have some live stock and three fish in it at present. the whole kit and kaboodle must go. wet/dry filter, pump,protien skimmer, three little fishes phosban remover,heater,overflow box,live rock, and many many extras...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Okay, i have a 20gallon tank that has been up for almost a year now-its freshwater- it has a filter, heater, and light. I'm going to take out the filter and heater. Im going to empty the tank, clean it, paint the backglass, and try to get a new light bulb. But, about the lights, i just bought a...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone, I am eventually going to upgrade from pc to metal halide. I am going to get one of those systems that uses legs so it just sits on top of your tank instead of building the lights in your canopy. I have seen outer orbit, coral life and various others. Please let me know about...
  5. DIY Forum
    Hey there everyone.Im a newby on here and i just wanted to pick your brains a bit.Im starting a new 180 gal acrylic tank that i am actually in the midst of assembling myself,not as hard as one would think i might add. The tank is 60x24x30 and has dual overflows but what i was wondering about is...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone! As the title says I am new to aquariums and kind of overwhelmed. I bought my first aquarium about 2 months ago and been doing great so far BUT it is freshwater.... After going to the stores and seeing all the bright colorfull fish my wife said we should get a saltwater one for...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I bought a 180 gallon 72x24x24 glass tank. It has corner overflows with holes pre drilled for in and out in both corners. I have not bought anything else yet. Would like suggestions on several things. I have time and I have not bought anything else. My Reef intentions: 150-200 lbs of liverock...
  8. General classifieds
    Please click on TRT link below for items- Thanks http://www.thereeftank.com/forums/showthread.php?t=114779
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I was just wondering if it was possible to use like Garden Metal Halide grow lights over your Reef tank? It seems that Garden Grow lights are less expensive then "Reef Tank Metal Halide" Lights so I was wondering if there was a reason for this? or simply because they are "reef tank lights"...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I am now considering the all-in-one tank packages Are the biocubes, nano cubes, and aquapods pretty much the same? or is one better? I've seen 29 gal nano cubes for $515 and a 28 gal bio for $270...and an aquapod for $380 i don't get it :) ...someone has this biocube-ish looking tank on...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    :help: about a tank that I haven't even bought yet :) Before I get out there and start shopping, I wanted to get some suggestions about equipment....specifically, I'd like to know: type/brand filter type/brand lights (how many's good?) skimmer (cpr bak pak a good one?) do i need a wavemaker...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    just thought i would post some picks of my new 90 gal tank. thanks to tapper12 who made this possible with the good prices on some good pieces of coral to help fill my tank....:wavey:
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I am in the process of researching metal halide lighting options for my 75 gallon that has a canopy. I was wondering if anyone has a similiar size aquarium and canopy if they send a picture so that I can see how you set it up (lights, fans, etc.) And what kind of lighting you have. I...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Why does the water in my sump lower everyday, its not letting my skimmer function properly (euroreef rs 100), is it because im using a brute container with one chamber, and the skimmer and return pump are both in the same container? Help is appreciated thanks.
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone! Well, my fiance and I have finally decided to take the leap and get into the hobby. Over the past couple of months we've tossed the idea back and forth and have decided to order ourselves a nice 92g corner aquarium. Our goal is to build up a reef tank with an emphasis on...
  16. Large Systems
    Hey, just ordered my new 220 for delivery on the 17th, and being new to the hobby (saltwater at least) wanted to make sure my fish selections wont find their tankmates an expensive live food....:freak: here is my fish list as of now, feel free to destroy it in any way deemed necessary!: 1-...
  17. nano build off 2008
    Here is my Current USA 34gal Solana Rimless tank. I started the tank on 1/30/08 and most of the livestock is from my Nano-Cube 6 gallon and my Bio-Cube 14 gallon: Specs: -150W MH HQI Pendant -Protein Skimmer(came with it... actually seems to be working well) -One Koralia #1 and one Koralia...
  18. nano build off 2008
    so i was in tap plastics this past saturday looking for 6in tube for a skimmer. while looking through their scrap bin i found a few good sheets of 12x12 acrylic. they look like they're 3/8th inch. when i found out that saturdays are scrap plastic sale days at TAP i just couldn't walk out empty...
  19. "Soft" corals
    The first week of December '07 I received two (one orange/blue, one blue/green , approx 1/2") ricordea in a package from Drs F&S. I've been feeding and they're presently about 2". How large can I expect them to get? How quickly do they spread without assistance? The rock they're on is about 12"...
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