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  1. The THINK Tank
    So I read a large portion of the ReefKeeping made simple thread, and I understand the process. Ammonia -> Nitrites -> Nitrates -> Nitrogen Gas. I have 75 lbs of Pukani rock, and 60 lbs of Reef Flakes, 30 lbs of Miniflakes. My sump is bare, no refugium, no plans for a refugium. My first issue...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey yall! I have a 47 gallon tank that I believe has now begun the cycle. As of right now, here is what's currently going on in my tank. -Reef Octopus HOB Protein Skimmer -200w heater (water is around 79 degrees) -powerhead (flow reaches down the length of the tank, 4ft) -Coraline Crushed...
  3. The THINK Tank
    i just wanted to put a link on TRT from a thread in RC in which we were discussing why alk can drop, but not Ca. here is the link. there is a lot of good reference links in there. i still do not have my head all around it. the dirty chemistry side of it. of course in the end, what looks...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone. So I bought some live rock today and added a fresh prawn to my tank to start my cycle. I was original going to add damsels to cycle the tank, but you guys convinced me that my old school ways are inhumane. Ive done the reading on the cycling, and I just want to confirm that I...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Tomorrow i am going to start putting water in my 50g saltwater tank and begin the cycling process, Should this process be done with live rock, live sand or both added in right away?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    ok. there has been a lot of cycling tank questions lately. lets talk about what "cycling" a tank is. some of this stuff obviously is in the Reefkeeping made easy thread, but lets keep this one focused on what is going on in the 6 months of a new system. lets try and keep this somewhat...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I am now in day 3 of cycling my new 55 gallon tank and i am noticing that a solid 1 1/2 of water has already evaporated. what do i do about this? because during the cycle arnt i not supposed to do water changes? Thanks again!
  8. Clams
    I have A question for you guys tonight, there is no right or wrongt answer, only listed as a thought question: "IF TRIDCNID CLAMS CAN BE FED AMMONIA/AMMONIUM (NH4+/NH3), nitrites and nitrates (NO2--)(NO3-) to encourage nitrogenous growth (Google it if you want the references, here's one good...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I set up a 29 gallon tank about three weeks ago with 30 pounds of live rock and about a 3 inch aragonite sand bed, I have been checking the water daily and I still am getting zero readings for ammonia, nitrate, and nitrite. My pH is around 8.2, my lights are on an 8 hours cycle on timers, and I...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I just set up a 14-gallon tall tank (seahorses coming soon :] and yes i know they're very hard to take care of but i have a lot of resources). I set it up friday night with just over 11 lbs of LR and a fairly deep sand bed (no live sand though). Currently living in the tank I have seen a few...
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