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  1. Nano Reefs
    I need help. I have a 10 gal tank with 11lbs of live rock, 2 clown fish, 1 cleaner shrimp, 5 snails, 1 torch coral frag, 1 hammer coral frag and a zoanthid frag. I have a fluval filtration going and I recently tossed out the media filter because they were dirty. I have a poly filter inside of it...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Reading for a while, never posted. In college, 15 years ago I started at 37g reef not really knowing what I was doing. Ran out of money with plenty of algae to show for it after only 3 months. Vowed I would restart my reef at each next career step- never happened. Now, I am finally ready...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so I got a Spectrapure 75GPD RO/DI unit. I have bought water in the past and used tap water off and on for over 3 years. I have a .01 micron prefilter. Which then goes to a .05 micron carbon filter. Then I have bulk reef supply DI resin. I bought this off of a fellow reefer tonight. it...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Just want all the new reefers to know my story Starting a 40 gal breeder Thought I had it all sussed, researched my area and heard from alot of people we have the cleanest water around, no need for any water filter Thought i d be REAL careful and at least get a used API DI unit to keep what...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Help please. It might be long but i need advice bad!! Hey guys so im a newbie to the SW hobby and i have a 4 foot long 60 gallon tank. I have 3 bags of live sand, 45lbs of LR and 15 lbs of dead base rock. It has cycled with all the rock since 10/15. I got the skilter and 10/13 i got my water...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    First off i want to thank you for taking your time and reading this!!!!:read: well im sorta new to reefing and have had my tank well over...6 months:banana:its a 38 gallon tank with about 16 pounds of live rock, and 13 pounds of live sand. the fish inhabiting the tank are green spotted puffer...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone :wavey: I am new the sw world, but very excited to begin. I have been planning on a sw tank for quite sometime and have researched for about 6 months. I hope that I'm ready. I found a great deal on a FOWLR set up. It's not going to cost anything out of my pocket (until I get it...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone:wavey: So I am thinking about getting a 30g-55g (55g is only a maybe do to size) tank and a Dwarf Zebra Lionfish. my question is to those who have a Lionfish in there tank, what are good tank mates? I want to get 3 or 4 more fish to room with the Lionfish. I have read that they...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I was considering getting one of the nano tanks, probably the 28 gallon one. We are new to this, but we have a neighbor in our plaza who runs a salt water fish store, and would be helping us with the entire set up. He's got a great place, and he's very knowledgeable. So the problem is, I...
  10. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    :help:How do I know when I my tank is ready for SPS? I had a 29g softy set up and have recently upgraded to a 75g. I have a mix of live rock and base rock (about 50lbs of live). I have a smallish sump and just got my skimmer (installing it tonight). I have already added all of my softys...
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