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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys, New to the hobby and this forum. I'm looking to purchase a used tank. Since I'm a newbie, the task of moving the tank is a little daunting. I'm thinking of hiring a professional aquarium mover to do the move - about how much would this cost, and anyone know of a service like this in...
  2. Tank Specs
    Hi All!! New to the reefing world, having begun only four months ago, but you could say I'm addicted. Recently retired, and in search of a hobby, and discovered reefing. Ironically, it was my wife that wanted a reef aquarium, but we've learned that our interests compliment without competing...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I wanted to see what everyone's thoughts were on a fish room. I will be moving into a new home in about a year or less. Im wanting to put an in wall aquarium. The room is 10X9 foot the wall that is on the same side as the living room is 9 foot, I'm trying to figure out if I should go with 5 or...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    So I'm new to saltwater tanks. I have a 55gal tank. A hang over the back filter. I used pool filter sand for the bottom. I have the salinity in the middle of the hydrometer no Nitrate,nitrite or ammonia and the Ph is 8.2. My tank has been running for 2 weeks and I have checked it every other day...
  5. Photography Forum
    Hello everyone I'm new to this site and figured I would join since every question I have leads me to this forum. Anyway a few months back I fell in love with this hobby and have been stuck ever since. This is my 110 reef tank. Currently housing -purple tang -yellow tang -desjardini sailfin tang...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi there, I'm new to the whole marine scene, got a jewel lido 120 all ready for marine, what I need to know is how much lr do I need? Also is there any difference in lr other than where it comes from? Have looked at a few aquascapes on here but unsure what weight of rock I need, also it seems...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I am a total newbie at the whole aquarium thing. My husband bought me a 29 biocube about two weeks ago and I have doing a lot of research and started setting it up. I used bottled distilled water and aquarium salt from jacks to fill up my tank. We added 20 lbs of live sand and about 17 lbs of...
  8. Tank Specs
    Hi all, New here, and have just set up my 1st marine aquarium: 50 gal tank 2 x 34w overhead lights (10k) 2 x Actnic + LED External canister filter Venturi skimmer 1 x wave maker Tank has cycled well, and now has Clownfish, Hippo Tangs, Pyjama Cardinals, Green Mandarin and Royal Gamma in...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    What do you think? any suggestions for a kid on a buget who loves reef aquariums? Here is my 29 gallon reef tank (its only 8 months old) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39b9SSLPXhY Set up: Size: 29 gallon lighting (dual t5ho (1000k, actinic) and small strip of blue leds to pimp it out...
  10. Tank Specs
    Hi all, I am new to the forum and have bought and started my wife and my first aquarium. We got a Innovative Marine Nuvo 16. Using the standard pump and filtration that came with it. Added in a 20 gallon heater into the heater column. We bought an additional LED light from IM and all three...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Okay so first off, I've been doing alot of research into aquariums and this is my first. so i decided to do a lone shrimp tank. got a fullsetup at my LFS including,20H tank, glass top, internal filter, heater, strip light with 15lbs of live sand and 20 lbs of crushed coral. I started out by...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I'm new to here and to salt water aquariums. I just started my first salt water tank about 2 weeks ago but I have had fresh water all my life. I have also been making my own rock which is in the curing process as we speak because live rock is just so expensive. Does any one on here...
  13. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    Hi! My name is Kristin - just joined the Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club. Excited what I can learn and gain from the forum ! I live in Greenville and just started my first SW tank a couple months ago :D My tank is 55 gallons ( I know a little big for a beginner! ) But I am determined to make it...
  14. General classifieds
    I have a brand new 125 Gallon Aquarium The tank is from All Glass Aquariums. A trusted and well known manufacture of aquariums. Not sure of the manufacture for the stand and canopy. Everything has store stickers on it. The tank has NEVER been filled with water, I had it from day one. I think...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I have just released a shout out video to the members who I have gotten the most comprehensive answers from. I have been assisted from many members here so forgive me if you weren't mentioned. I am greatful for all your help and believe this is the most comprehensive site to assist new reefers...
  16. Reefing Equipment
    I am starting a new aquarium, it is a 29g tank. I am thinking about using a refugium and was wondering what size protein skimmer and return pump is needed.
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