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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So I've decided to jump into the deep end without my floaties and start up a saltwater tank. It's a 55 Gallon tank, got to start somewhere, and I'm just now gathering all the equipment needed to get it started. I'm going with, against the better judgement of some here, a sand bottom but with...
  2. Tank Specs
    I am needing info about what additional filtration I'll be needing to keep my tank crystal clear. Also, I plan to eventually keep some soft corals. Only soft easy corals, because I like fish better. I need suggestions on lights that are REASONABLY priced, but sufficient for what I'm planning...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I'm completely new to the marine aquarium hobby and I could use some help. I have a 100 gallon acrylic tank with a built in overflow and bio-ball drip built into the back. I have 80 lbs of live sand and the tank is filled with live rock. I have a Aquatic life 216 watt T5ho light with 2...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hi We are going to have a reef tank that is 96x22x18 = about 165 gal. At this point in time we are starting on the stand , but also looking into everything else that will be needing to get. My question is about the lighting what kind and how many watts are needed to be able to have soft and hard...
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