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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, This is my 1st post, so thanks in advance to all responses! I am setting up a 30 gallon tank (I won it in a drawing at the the convention held at Red Lion this winter...a bit slow to get it going). It is an open tank, 24" (L) x 24" (W) x 12"(H), which I am going to set up so people can...
  2. Lr Tank

    55 gallon tank with LR
  3. 20 Gallon Fts

    My 20 gallon
  4. Tank Clearing And Coral Rack

    Racks not pretty but I need to cook my rock first.
  5. Seamor's Reef

    tang & corals
  6. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I am upgrading to a 75 gal. I want to put a sand base in the bottom of the tank. Any certain product I should use? Will sand from the beach work? Also trying to design my sump. I have a wet/dry sump that was on an old 120 gal and a 10 gal tank. I was thinking I could tie the two...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 55g tank that i started 4 months ago it has 3 '' of crushed coral recommended by lfs. but I would like to put crab sea sand on top , like to see some little critters crawling around in the sand and my wife likes how it looks. If I mix in slowly would there be any problems. and i...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I am battling cyano and I was doing my daily removal of bad patches of sand. I took my hand out and smelled something funny. I smelled my hand and:bigeek:,the smell was terrible. It smelled like rotten eggs. Is this normal?
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hello reef heads. I have read somewhere on here that if your sand bed is old it no longer absorbs nitrates/phosphates...I have had my tank set up for approx 4-5 years. I added about 10 pounds of sand (not live) about a year ago because I was running thin due to some loss during water changes...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone how are ya? I just wanted to know if it is okay to cure my rock inside of my new tank. I have a 55 gal with about 50 lbs of rock in there right now. My setup includes a pro clear aquatics wet dry with live rock rubble in the wet side, overflow set up, 220w PC's, 60 lbs of oolitic...
  11. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    taken from this month's Coral Magazine: this new issue of Coral Magazine had an article about Deep Sand Beds and their uses and functions. It gave a pretty rough outline of an idea but to me it sounded extremely simple and cool. I believe the aticle was by Anthony Calfo. The proposed set up...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I'm looking for suggestions of brand/type/grain size to replace the top layer of my arganite bed. I have issues with detritus buildup and cyano/nasty growth in the deeper visible layers at the tanks edge. Is .5-1mm standard? I'd love the oolitic stuff, but figure that it'l make major sandstorm...
  13. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    I'd like to take out & replace the top layer of my crushed arg. substrate. It catches too much detritus & grows some funky colors visible in the lower layers. What type/brand/grain size are people using? I have a 90g mixed reef with pretty good flow, but would like some finer substrate...
  14. Mr Green

    my hammer
  15. General Reef Discussion
    just got the 75 gallon sump up and running. i need alot of stuff to put into it. does anyone have anything they can send (caleurpa and anything else you recomend) thanks matt
  16. Acropora millepora (right) 1/12/07

    The right-most strawberry Acropora millepora as of 1/12/07
  17. Topic of the Week Archive
    Substrate... the stuff the bottom of our tanks are covered with.. How many types of Substrate are there for our tanks? what are the pro's for that type? what are the con's for that type? :read:
  18. General Reef Discussion
    The Last thing I want to do is skimp on something really important for my tank but lately I've heard alot about hardware store sand being just as good to use, just have to make sure its calcium carbonate and not silica. Is this true, Has anyone else done this, I sure could save some $$$.
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