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  1. Tank Specs
    So, I've been running a 125g reef setup for the past 6 years or so with a little break for a cross country move from San Diego to the Chicago area. After having this current tank up and running for a few years, my wife has given in and let me pull the trigger on upgrading the tank. So here's the...
  2. Tank Specs
    Tank Specs: 810L (214 gallons) Size - 4x3x2.5 with corner weir 12mm float glass 2x twin T5 lights 300w heater Marine sources protein skimmer 2 foot sump small wave maker well ive been pretty quiet on here since i signed up and thought id post what i have been up to. sorry if this is a long post...
  3. DIY Forum
    Hello all, am new to the forums and am in need of some advice. I am building a 33 gallon glass aquarium for my wife and her her new endeavor...seahorses, and I'd like to know if 1/4 glass (non-tempered) is suitable for a tank that is 18"x 18"x 24" tall ? Thanks in advance and I'm sure I will be...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, everyone, Well I got a frag tank and am going to be hooking it up to my main 7 year old 100 gal system. I found out that that is O.K. to do as it just adds to my total volume. My question is "Can I add new live sand (BLACK) to my frag tank?" Its a 28 gal. frag tank and the area of...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, my name is Tre' Russell. I live in the Bahamas, I've been into saltwater aquariums for a few years, never full out dedicated. I've finally bit the bullet. I'm looking for some help in setting up my tank. It's up and running with 2 queen angels, 1 French angel, 1 spotted morray eel, and...
  6. The THINK Tank
    I have had freshwater tanks for many years ranging from community taks to lare oscars. I ahve spent the past few months reasearching reef tanks because I love the variety of life that can be sustained in the tank. After doing alot of reasearch, this is the rough build I have come up with...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    First post, here it goes. Just switched over from a 29g tank that ran for over a year, to a 40 breeder with a 20g sump. I moved about 20lbs of LR and about 10lbs of Live Sand to the new tank, and added about 30lbs of dry reefsaver rock from BulkReefSupply, and another 15 or so lbs of new Live...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    thejtl's New 75 Gallon Tank *Now with Pics!* Hi all, I'm brand new here and thought I'd throw up some pics of my brand new 75 gallon tank. I've been running a Biocube 29 for about a year. It was living in the kitchen and the wife and I decided we wanted to move it. The more I thought about...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    first time weve done this.. tanks been cycling for 4 weeks now got live rock in.. little white bug appearing been told there pods... was considering getting a fish now.. what fish would be best? also need to test my water what do i need to test and what should these levels be.....? any advice
  10. Large Systems
    Ok so I started with this 25g tank at the begining of 2010, pic just before being dismantled The bug had bitten so went on to this 100g cube for 6 months After about 6 months decided that I need something bigger so finally went for 300g 48 x 31,5 x 23,5 starfire glass system at the...
  11. Nano Reefs
    I'm setting up a 16 gallon tank, and I wanted to share it with TRT
  12. General Reef Discussion
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  13. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    Just starting a new 75 gallon reef tank. The pics show the tank half full, but just picked up more water today and the tank is nearly full now with pumps running for circulation. Added 40 more lbs of live sand and hope to be moving fish and corals from my 20 gallon into the new tank tomorrow...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    So, one of my friends, who really likes saltwater aquariums, is using me and another person to help custom build a 1570 gallon aquarium! That is dimensions of 120Lx42Wx72H. Its going in his basement, of course, and the filtration and pumps will be in a spare room built behind it as a work room...
  15. Large Systems
    Hello, I'm new here so have patience. I'm in the planning process to up size my 75g reef into a 180g AGA RR, I think. Bigger is better right. I have already accumulated some equipment from the 75g I would like to re-use, but I would like some opinions... -Right now on the 75g I run two 110w...
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