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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So I'm starting a brand new 20 gal nano tank and I need advice and details on the best way to get it cycled and stable. What supplies will I need? Do I need an actual filter if I have a skimmer and refugium? I'm going with live sand and rock to start off, show I do a deep sand bed or a shallow...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I wasn't sure where to post this so let me know if its in the wrong category. Yesterday I went to feed my sting ray and her mouth looked red and sore. Of course she's not eating. This morning it looks even worse. Her fins are starting to turn a little pinkish around the tail area. Any idea what...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    i have a 120 gallon tank with 4 holes drilled in the bottom with a center over flow. i have a open stand pipe for the main drain and then a durso for the secondary and then an open emergency. i drilled a hole in the cap of the durso like everyone says on YouTube and put a air valve in the hole...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have had my first saltwater tank up and running for about 4 months now. A 20 gallon with a pair of o. clowns and some live rock . All was going fine the salt level was a bit high for my liking but the fish were happy. Earlier today i got home to find both of my clowns dead. I checked all my...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hi there So im am setting up 30 gallon reef tank. I just need some advice on my stocking my epuiptment and other stuff So far i have 30 gallon tank marineland 250gph hang on back filter 100 watt heater hang on back protein skimmer does anyone have any recommendations where i cam get some lights...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I have a 35 gallon hexagon tank with a fluval 405 canister filter which I clean regularly, and a kessel a350 that I've tried every setting on. This tank has been running for about a year now. For the first couple months we were doing 2.5 gallons a week and all of our coral was dying...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I was wondering what this is I need to know so I know what it needs please help and if you have other coral problems post them here Ill try and help
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, So I want to buy a bubble tip anemone. I just want a green bubble tip anemone, unless somewhere has a good deal on a rose bubble tip anemone. All the local fish stores around me do not carry anemones and when they do, they all look completely bleached so I do not want to buy one of...
  9. Nano Reefs
    im starting a new reef soon and im wanting around a 10 gallon tank stocked with mostly sps but will also have other lps and such. my lighting will consist of two innovative marine single strip skkye lights. one 14k and th2 other 456nm. (good color?) that will be enough light to hold any coral...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hello you guys, I am looking to build a custom large tank, around 170 gallons. The dimensions I am wanting to build is 72 inches in length, 30 inches wide, and only 18 inches high. I like the short height but long tanks look. Plus I want to be able to host tangs/angels. There are not a lot...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, So right now have a 30 gallon tank and it is going great, the corals and everything are doing wonderful. However, I want to upgrade my tank a little bit so I can get more corals and some fish that require a bigger tank (like a yellow tang, kole tang or bristletooth tang)...
  12. Anemones
    I have two questions. 1. how much current should a torch anemone have. 2. Can i feed anemones freeze dried brine shrimp
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Okay i am all new to this forum thing. I have a 90 gallon Saltwater reef tank. It was my best friends tank. Long story short he passed away and i always was fascinated by the tank. He always talked to me about stuff he wanted to add to make it better. Well his parents let me have it. The list of...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone! I have a mixed reef tank that seems to be going down hill. There is algae on the glass. My corals aren't as big and I do not have as many zoas. Please tell me what I should do. My tank specs should be below but I do have a canister filter. 80% water change? Let me know thank...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, so I want to completely redo my aquascape or my live rock and put some new sand in with my exisiting live sand. This is a 40 gallon tank with 50 pounds of live rock, 30 pounds of live sand and just 2 clownfish and 1 rock that has about 3 green hairy mushrooms on it and around 15 different...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so i have a problem with fish dying but my corals are doing great i have no idea what it is. Let me start with my set up 180 gal tank, 3 fluval 305, 2 150 seaclone protein skimmers, 2 1650 gph power heads,1 uv sterilizer, salinity 1.024, Ph 8.4 ammonia .25 nitrite 0 nitrate 5.0, all live...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, all. I am very new to the saltwater world. I know a lot of people frown upon starting small, but I wanted, very badly, to start a reef tank, and live in a very small apartment, so my options were limited. I have a 12 gallon Fluval Edge, I'm running the stock filtration and lighting...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hey reefers, So I need some help regarding on how to make a good sump, I do not feel like having to pay $200-300 for a sump that is already made online so I would like to make my own. I have a 130 gallon tank so I guess I will need a sump in the range of 30-40 gallons. I am going to be getting...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, So I bought a reef ready tank from my neighbor but when I took it home. I saw the one thing where it is suppose to go to the sump is all messed up and cracked up and looks like it has some kind of tar on it. I was wondering what I should do for this? Is it easy to replace this...
  20. DIY Forum
    Hello Everyone, I am new to these forums but have been gaining a lot of helpful knowledge from here. But I need some seriously help from you guys. So I bought this tank from my neighbor for $160 including the stand. It is a 130g tank that is reef ready. He capped off the tube that would go to...
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