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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi i have just started my new 290 litre saltwater tank. I have filled with ro water and have added the salt to about 1.025. I currently have everything on and circulating and have added the sand. Its still a little cloudy. Looking to add my live rock on Friday or Saturday then leaving it and...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, I'm finally back after a year or so... unfortunately I had to sell my home... which forced me to tear down my well missed 240g mixed reef tank.... :mad: My fiance and I moved into a nice new townhome... and we are finally ready to start up some reef tanks in my Mancave! Currently I...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm new to the forum and the reef community. I have a couple of questions. I have live sand and Caribe sea dry rock in my one week old tank. One small clown and I have been keeping the lights off to help cut down on algae during the cycle period. Should I not do any water changes...
  4. Nano Reefs
    After many years of freshwater tanks, setting up my first saltwater reef tank in Coralife Biocube 14. After watching many Youtube videos and reading threads on this forum, here is my current setup. - stock lighting - 10 lbs Nature's ocean live sand - 10 lbs of live rock bought at LFS -...
  5. LPS Coral Forum
    Hello! I have been attempting a reef tank for about six months now and it has been a very rocky transition from a freshwater cichlid tank to this beast.. The specifics of my tank are posted below. My issue is with keeping my coral happy. They seem to do well for a couple weeks when...
  6. Tank Specs
    Hows it going everyone? First thread ever posted. Excited about the tank that's about to be established!! Just got my 55 gallon (Tempered Glass) (48''-L 21''-H) tank set up. Im running 48'' T5HO's putting out 250w across 4 bulbs (2-blue 2-White) and an digital timer. My sump is a ESHOPPS Wet...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone. I am new to this community and this is my first thread, however I have been reading up on the posts on this site for about a month. Just started a new 30 g saltwater tank last Thursday (1 week anniversary woo hoo!) and I am looking for some suggestions on what fish will be...
  8. Tank Specs
    Hey. First time posting, Im a reptile keeper but have became interested in reef tanks a couple months back after getting a job at a pet store that has a huge marine section. I have gotten some knowledge from the people i work with there, and i have also been researching online. Im trying to take...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I am having a phosphate issue with some "new to me" rock and was wondering if phosphate removers were worth the effort? Short story long, I am starting this tank from scratch. I acquired the rock from a couple friends, bleached it, rinsed it, soaked it, rinsed it, acid soaked it, freshwater...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I am new to saltwater tanks and more specifically reef tanks. I purchased a 45 gal tank with approx. 40 lbs of live rock, a tomato clown, a blue devil damsel, and a three strip damsel. This tank was established for many years and did very well. I have recently added LED lighting, a Fluval...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hey Been awhile guys. I think it was about a year ago a little over that I sold my stuff from my 55g and turn it into a cichlid tank to free up time and then I just sold the whole tank setup because the cichlid tank wasn't cutting it and sold anything else reef related that I had. I definitely...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, So I wanted to post an update. The tank has been up for a month, with live rock curing in the tank for about three weeks. Some things I have noticed: My water chemistry tests very nicely, which is shocking since I am using chemically treated tap water (to remove all the heavy...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I'm a new member here, but been reading for awhile as guest. Lots of good info to be read. Just recently I've purchased a 175 oceanic bow front reef ready tank. Unfortunately one of the plastic overflows had a 1.5" round hole cut out in it, about 10" up from the bottom of tank. I've emailed...
  14. Nano Reefs
    Howdie!!! I'm new to the forum, so I hope that I am doing this right. To give you some history, I have a 60, a 20, a 10, and a 5 gallon - All Freshwater tanks. Now as much as I love all my little freshwater creatures, I have finally made the decision to start my new Reef Tank, I AM SO...
  15. Tank Specs
    New reef includes: 46g Bow front 36" LED Single Bright Lighting (selling) 306 Fluval Canister Filter (303 gph) SeaClone 100 Protein Skimmer 40 lbs. Argonite substrate 37 lbs...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    hey i guys i been doing saltwater tanks for about 2 yrs but never done a reef tank.the tank is up right now as a fish only tank tank has been up for 3 months. only got 5 lbs of live rock will be getting more soon here is the equipment i have, 55g tank aqua clear 100 filter and fluval 405 i have...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I have successfully maintained a FW aquarium for a little over 2 yrs, i now would like to try and set up a Reef tank...I have a 95g wave tank that i would like to use, a Fluval 406, a pro aquatics 150 wet dry, a turbo twist 6x and of course a couple power heads. I am new when it comes to salt...
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    my new setup.
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Please Help. I have been reading and reading and I can not seem to find an answer to my exact problem, or if it is even a problem at all. So here is where I stand. My 36gal bow front Reef Tank is about 5 weeks old. It was cycled with 40lbs of "Reel Reef" Live Rock and a cocktail shrimp...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone, after owning a freshwater tank for quite awhile and coming to a dead end with it (not much I could add or change to it), I decided to tear it down and start a reef tank since there is so much to do with it, what with all the coral and variety of fish. So after months of endless...
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