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  1. Marine Depot
    VIDEO: Top 10 Nano Reefer Mistakes Avoid these common pratfalls to ensure your nano reef is a success!
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I have been having issues with my pH on my 29gal reef tank. For some reason it always stays around 7.7, no matter what I do. On a 20% water change, it goes up to 8.0+ which should be perfect. After 3 days it drops again at 7.7. My kH is around 12, so I cannot add buffers anymore (I used...
  3. Tank Specs
    10gal tank Fluval AquaClear Power Filter HOB (poly filter pad and Marinepure bio filters) Hydor Koralia Nano Aquarium Circulation Pump 240 Current USA Orbit Marine Aquarium LED Light 18-24 inch Aqueon Pro Heater 50 Live stock 10lb of live crush coral sand 11lbs of live rock 2 clown fish 1 Torch...
  4. Nano Reefs
    I need help. I have a 10 gal tank with 11lbs of live rock, 2 clown fish, 1 cleaner shrimp, 5 snails, 1 torch coral frag, 1 hammer coral frag and a zoanthid frag. I have a fluval filtration going and I recently tossed out the media filter because they were dirty. I have a poly filter inside of it...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I'm in day 7 on my cycle for my 10 gallon reef tank and I notice that my tank has been at 80-82 during the day and at night it stays at 80. I've turned down the heater and it's still hot. Where I live we get very hot summers and after summer is over it's pretty much cold after that what should I...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    so yesterday I bought a 14 gallon biocube and upgraded my ten gallon nano reef.I set everything up and now that the tank is running i can see that there are millions of freaking tiny bubbles coming out of my return pump... The filter chamber is filled up to the max fill line and I've also shaken...
  7. Tank Specs
    I will upload pics of my newish tank a 38 gallon turn key system I bought used from a guy who was moving for 200 bucks I got 38 gallon tank and stand oddesea t5 HO 4x39 with a blown balast old style 802 power head 35ish lbs of live rock 30 lbs of sand plus one clown fish since purchased I have...
  8. Nano Reefs
    Ok here we go im strting up a small nano tank from a aquaone 380 i got for a gift itll be my first attempt at a salt water tank so any helpfull info would be appricated ill get some pics up and keep them going as it progresses So the tank specs -7.5 gal -6 pounds of base rock (gona start from...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone, I'm just getting back to reef keeping after being away a few years and want to go with a smaller tank this time around i want an all around as i had a 90 gallon reef for over 10 yrs. My question is this which nano do you have a preference with and why?? Nano 29 with leds, Biocube...
  10. Nano Reefs
    I started my nano reef 4 months ago, a 6 gallon Fluval Edge. I fabricated my own custom top and added 2 white & 1 blue LED lights for coral growth. I use the standard filtration with small pieces of live rock added on top of the charcoal. I also added a 250gph Aqueon Circulation Pump for water...
  11. Nano Reefs
    I took this photo after a 15% water change, and before an algae scraping session. The crocea clam to the left has closed up due to my camera flash, normally its mantle is spread wide open along with the other crocea, the maxima, and the squamosa. Running carbon in a HOB. Protein skimmer...
  12. Nano Reefs
    Hi everyone! I am new to the SW deal so please be kind. I have read a ton of articles, but nothing compares to the real thing. I would really appreciate your input =] I currently have a 20 g long brackish aquarium with 3 adult molly and millions of molly fry that I a working on finding good...
  13. Nano Reefs
    Hi all , just getting hair algae under control at last so here is some pic's to share with you and for any advise thanks Dan
  14. Nano Reefs
    I have a 10g nano reef tank that is about a month old. I have a serious diatom problem. How can I get rid of this garbage so I can produce coraline?
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Any idea what corals i can put in a nano reef tank :help:
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Where can i get a cheap refractometer i want to upgrade from my hydrometer. :fish::fish::fish:
  17. General Reef Discussion
    So i add my first corrals today (Polyps). I acclimated for about 25 minutes and put them in. How come they keep opening and closing?:help:
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Question 1. Do corrals help control algae by using up nutrients? 2. Looks like my hermit crab needs a new shell do i just buy a bigger one and just put it in the tank? 3. I use a HOB with a sponge filter but there is carbon in the filter. Is that still bad because the sponge holds all that...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    So what is the best way to hatch brine shrimp and make them nice and big?:help: Also i tryed hatching in a cup before and it didnt go so well. They hatched and everything but then most died and the water smelled bad. :help:
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Getting a new fixture for my 10 gallon 72 watt quad t5 and was wondering what the bluemoon led's do? :fish::fish::fish:
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