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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi, Thanks for an amazing forum. I have had great success with tropical freshwater. I'm now ready to play with 'real' aquariums. As I assume with all noobs I'm here to learn and get advice. Hopefully after some time, I can then contribute with the knowledge I have gained. I was going to start...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I am new to this forum and i am here as i am going to be setting up a reef tank by the end of June(i like to plan early to avoid mistakes). I have been keeping freshwater fishes for 2 years and was at a lfs when i saw a beautiful reef tank and really wanted one. My new reef tank will...
  3. Skimmers & other filtration
    Looking into details for new set u: Considering 40 gallon breeder tank. thinking about hanging a Corallife Skimmer off the back. Any thoughts or experiences? Thanks, Chris
  4. Lighting
    Hello All, Starting to look into details of setting up a new reef tank (been out of the hobby for 10+ years. Saw "Fluval Sea LEDs" at a local shop today. I liked what I saw, and they were using them on their display tanks and over there corals for sale section. Considering a 40 gallon Breeder...
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi, can anyone give me some advice plz..... I am a newbie to marine, I have been reading and watching lots of videos on it, for a few months now, I brought all my bits and have just started my tank up 2 days ago..it is a used tank only 6 mths old, aqua one reef 195 tank, (195 litres) with a...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So im new to this and I just set up my 29 gal biocube. been running for 11 days has protein skimmer that comes with it. 20 pounds of sand don't know exact amount but its possibly over 10 pounds of live premium purple rock. 2 fancy clownfish. I also need some help with my lighting. I don't...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Guys, I have now researched marine set ups for a while and feel that I have enough info to get started. . . that's down to the many great posts on this wonderful forum!! I would like to purchase a 400litre tank but a brand new set up is stretching my budget too far. I have seen a Aquareef...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hi. I am new here. My fiance and I currently have an 8 gallon nano reef tank that we've had about 6 months. We are in the very beginning stages of setting up a 36 gallon bowfront so we can keep my clownfish happy... So I have been reading like crazy the last couple of days on the aquascaping...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone this is my first post to the site, and have a few questions. I have a 125 gallon tank that was an established freshwater tank that has been converted into saltwater. I am using crushed coral for the substrate, and have 2 rena xp3 canister filters. I have purchased a sump with a...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    we have live rock in our tank which came with a tiny neon blue dot on it, we thought this was a bit of plastic or something at first, but now three weks on another tiny bit has appeared beside it, have tried googling and cannot seem to find anything to say what this is.. any ideas?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I am new to the hobby and just purchased a 40 gal tank that I would like to set up as salt water tank with few fish and inverts to start with and eventually add some corals. I am trying to come up with list of equipment that I would need in this adventure. I plan on starting with 35-40...
  12. Nano Reefs
    I am new to Reef world and have recently got a Boyu Tl450 tank. It has the standard set up in the back - Chamber 1 - UV filter - Carbon sponge Chamber 2 - Protein Skimmer Chamber 3 - Bio Balls & Filter bag(ceramic rings) Chamber 4 - Heater & Pump - connected to spray bar Within the tank I...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    hi everyone. this is my first post as i am about to buy my first salt water set up. i've read that it's a lot of work, and requires a lot of patience, but i think i'm up for the challenge and am excited about breaking into the hobby. anyway, i've got my sights set on a 75 gallon set up on...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    What concerns should I have putting a new 90 gallon tank with a sedona stand on a floor with a crawl space? The tank will be placed perpindicular with the joists. It will also be placed next to an outside load bearing wall. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
  15. Nano Reefs
    ok so here it goes. I've kept tropical fish or about 5 years and have done really well, kept all sorts and kept them well. So I thought I'd start a marine tank coz I think they are just fantastic to look at and the life looks wonderfull. I've kinda done my own research in this area as I felt tbh...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    About five years ago I sold most of my set ups (72 bow and a 75 gal) both were reef tanks...I kept my skimmer (remora pro) and my lighting. (2-250 ushio halides) Since that time I have accumulated lots of tanks. 120, 72bow,55, 29 and multiple 10's....all are freshwater planted tanks and I...
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