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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I know its a bit early to bring this up, but christmas is rolling around and the main thing i want is a 20" HQI sunpod. However my mom was looking at them and came across some sight about lighting and corals.. and now she doesnt want me to get it because she is firm on the idea that it will be...
  2. Lighting
    I am interested in the Nova Extreme T5HO 6x54W and wanted to know when mounted on the tank with the mounting legs, how far above the top of the tank is the top of the fixture (will it fit in my canopy)? The specs for the fixture list the height as 4.25", not sure if that is the height of...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone :D I've been lurking around the forums for some time now but never actually signed up to post anything. I want to say thanks to all you folks that have so much helpful information to share with us "noobs" to make things so much smoother for us. With that being said... My fiance...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 55g I have recently purchased my light. Which is a Nova Extreme feature w/ 2x54w lights 1 actinic and 10k. I currently have red and green muchrooms and 1 rock w/ some zoo's and star ployp.. what other corals can i consider...lps adv me the fixture i have w/ the lights makes it as if i...
  5. Lighting
    I have been seeing over the last few days the nova extreme SLR. These appear to be narrower than a true parabolic reflector. Would these reflectors fit on the older nova extremes? I can't find the reflectors individually for sale yet but I am just curious. anyone got any ideas?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Does anyone have experience with this fixture? It seems to compare to the Tek fixtures. Individual reflectors and all...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, A couple questions here. What kind of corals could I have in a 75 with a Nova Extreme 216 Watt fixture with Lunar lights? Also what kind of corals with Nova Extreme 432 Watt with lunar lights? Is the Pro Nova Extreme better thann the Nova Extreme? Thanks for the help!!!!!
  8. General classifieds
    well, im breaking down my tank so here goes, if you see something you want shoot me a pm, a have a few people in line, but ive already had a few people say they wanted things and then back out, so its first come first serve now. 125 gallon rr with corner overflows-$200 custom built oak stand...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, i've been really researching a new light setup and am looking very intently on the nova extreme 4x39w and the nova extreme pro 6x39w t5's. But the other day I got an offer on a set of Helios 2x150 HQI & 4 Actinics that are a couple of years old, legs included, seller said they work...
  10. Tank Specs
    I have a 30 long tank that I am wanting to set up as a reef tank. While I would prefer to get a t5 36x4 I can get a 96w x2 for less than half the price so thats probably the direction I will go. Probably get a maroon clown and perhaps a jawfish for verts. Inverts its hard to tell yet. I'm...
  11. NFMAS Members only
    I added some algea killer to the tank today. My skimmer went crazy so I turned it off. How long can my tank go without the skimmer? My concern is or my question is....is the skimmer the only thing that reoxygenates the water. If I turn it off for a day or two will it do damage to my live stock...
  12. NFMAS Member Tanks
    Hey guys im new here so i thought i would show you my tank. Its a 90 gal reef and it has. 135 lbs of live rock A model 3 AGA wet/dry filter A coralife 125 gal skimmer A current 432 watt nova extreme And it currently houses 1 fire fish(Thor) 2 O clowns(George and mailman) a Trumpet coral, and a...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    lighting-Current USA Nova Extreme T5 Aquarium Lighting Fixture, 4X24 Watt, 24 inch flow- 1 or 2 of the Prop Pump with Magnet Mount - 530 gph...what do you think. with over the back filter bottom- 2"crushed coral livestock- fish- 2 clowns 1 firefish 1 sialfin/algae blenny...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, I am looking to purchase a new light fixture. I have heard a lot about T5 lighting but wanted everyones input. Is this the best way to go? I see there are T5 and T5 HO, what is the difference? Should I get a fixture with individual reflectors? My goal is to keep a Rose Anemone or a...
  15. Nano Reefs
    After a few years, my wife and I are starting a ~20 gallon Nano Reef. We are going to a local expert, Sandy's Pet Shop for some final advice. I have done some research already and been slowly buying things needed. Hey guess what, CustomSeaLife is out of business so I just found out. Anyone need...
  16. Lighting
    I Have a BC29, recently bought a nova extreme 4x24w T5s. I was wanting to get some better bulbs besides the stock current bulbs. So geisman found me. My plan was to get a bulb a week in order to acclimate my corals to the newer spectrums. Today I picked up bulb #1, geisman...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I'd like some feedback on options for the 75G (4'x18"x21"D) Im putting together. The canopy came with a Icecap 660 3 fans and 4 VHO (2 Act. 2 reg?). I have been running a Nova Extreme. (36" 2 10K 2 460 nm act T5's) on my 34G and have had what I think are good results, coral are growing and...
  18. Tank Specs
    Alright so I should lay out what we got instead of just harassing people. There's the 75 gallon, about 15g sump. Well, it's not really a sump I guess, just a fuge with a place to put the skimmer. The 75 has about 100 lbs of LR (about...), corner drilled to the under stand fuge. The fuge is...
  19. "Soft" corals
    hi new new to corals so im thinking about getting a toadstool mushroom leather in my 29 gallon tank. but i wanted to know if my lighting is good enof. i have a 30" Nova Extreme X2 Saltwater 48W Fixture with:# 1 x 24w 10K T5 HO Lamp # 1 x 24w 460nm Actinic T5 HO Lamp.:help:
  20. Tank Specs
    :fish::fish::fish::fish: Hello All here at TRT. My name is Daniel, for those of you who do NOT know me. Thought I would add my tank here. Before pictures, a little background for ya'll! My Wife bought me this bc29 last year for my birthday :thumbup:(what a wonderful wife) After being out of...
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