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  1. LPS Coral Forum
    Good day Guys. Hope all is well. Just ordered my first Sun Coral and should receive it Thursday. Any advice on keeping them will be appreciated. I only have one question upfront. If I use Red Sea coral nutrition A and B should I still keep up the daily feeding? Thank you in advance Regards
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Last week, my wife and I bought our first three corals pictured below. They are in a 29g tank with a Banggai cardinalfish (that was bought the same day) and two clownfish that we've had for a while. No sump, no skimmer, no GFO, Orbit IC LED lights (currently on daylight for eight hours at 30%...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have been confused about this for a while now, but this is even more pertinent now that I am starting to get into coral: How close can you place corals to one another? Everyone says to give space between corals because of sweeper tentacles. However, there is a grow out period, and they have...
  4. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    So I just another RW-8 for my 75G and not satisfied with my water movement. It isn't giving me the movement I seen on YouTube and I am trying to do a mixed reef. Any advice where I should place my powerhead and what intensity I should run it?
  5. LPS Coral Forum
    So I believe I may have too many corals in my tank (Didn't think it was possible) or maybe I don't. Its kind of hard not to buy corals when you get them at wholesale prices :icon_rock: . I'm looking for everyone's opinions as to which corals "might" be alright touching and which ones will...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    There's a curlicue anemone in my rockwork's arch and I desperatey want to move it without harming or killing it. Problem is, it's found a crevice that's tiny and fitted itself in there. All that shows is tentacles. I've tried to coax it onto a rock and tried a powerhead, even tried to scare it...
  7. Lighting
    Hi all, I have a 70g tank with glass lids. I bought the Maxspect 160w LED R420R light to provide the lighting needs for my tank. I was in a different LFS store yesterday than I bought my light from and the guy asked me what I had mine set to. I told him I had it on the "Automatic" setting...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    So I went barebottom on my 40B and bought another powerhead, Jebao RW-8, I also have two Jebao WP-10. So that is going to be about 100x turnover (excluding my return/overflow). So now I am trying to decide where to put my three powerheads. Here is a diagram of what I think it should be: The...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Would placing my frogspawn like this be ok for him. Medium flow and lighting there just wasn't sure with how he is not straight up and down.
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I just redid mo 180g peninsula tank and I was wondering what you think is the best placement for the 2 mp40s. Here are the options Here are some pictures of the aquascape
  11. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Currently I am very dissatisfied with my current water movement, I have two Jebao WP-10 and a 500 GPH Aquaeon Power Head and a AC 70 (about 300 GPH). My tank is a 40B. I just can't get my movement to "flow" the way it would in my LFS. The water movement in the tank is about 2800 GPH and my two...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I am still fairly new to SPS. I have been around saltwater tanks for a while, but have only had my own for a little over a year and the ones I was around before were all softie dominated tanks. My first question is about growth. I noticed that my montis seem to grow at a consistant rate that...
  13. Lighting
    I have not seen to much info on TRT about the Hydra's, so here we go. Page 21 of my build thread is the unboxing and install of lights. I have been through different % levels, raising them, etc. Here are current settings.... Just lowered my levels today...4 Hydras where installed on Feb...
  14. "Soft" corals
    I purchased this great looking mushroom leather coral from the LFS 8 weeks ago. The polyps were fully extended at the store but I have yet to see the coral open fully in my tank. I have experimented with lighting (photo period and intensity), placement, flow. Now I am stuck. It shed within the...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I have a lot of large coral colony's in my 70 gallon, I recently got an acro that was white with blue tip, it has now turned brown in color. I'm tired of seeing brown in my aquarium, I have an indo grape montipora cap (brown) and a badge color flower pot coral. I have other colors in the tank...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I finally got my mp10! Lovin it already. I know that most people usually mount theirs higher in the tank (just a few inches below surface). There are 2 versions of the manual online....I thought I had read the "full" version....but I hadn't. Then, after install, I was trying to fine tune and...
  17. SPS Coral Forum
    Just a quick question about sps placement. I have some nice birdsnest that started out as small frags a few months ago and have grown like crazy. I also started three different colors of cap coral on another rock not far from the birdsnest, again they are growing great. My question is, are they...
  18. Clams
    I've got a Crocea clam that has grown way faster than I thought it would. Anyways it positioned itself between two outcroppings of rock and now it has run out of room to grow. It can't open very much. Is there anything I can do? I'm afraid to try to move it.
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I have two chalices. My 29 gallon tall tank is about 20" deep. I have MH 250W. Where should I place my chalices. Currently Its placed on top of the tank where it get direct lighting...Do chalices really need light? Should I place them on around sand bed lower area, so that I can use my top...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    anybody know of any easy soft corals to keep that can be placed in high light and water flow?
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