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  1. The THINK Tank
    I been dumping my tanks nasty skimmage down the toilet for years. Lately I been thinking it might make a good fertilizer for a garden. anyone ever try this or using it for anything?
  2. Reefing Equipment
    Ok, this question has probably been asked a lot. But, I want to replace my protein skimmer. The one I have is very difficult to "tune in". I have a 63 gallon cube and I'm thinking about getting the Reef Octopus Classic 110. Has anyone used this skimmer before? If so, did you like it? TB...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello reefers, Have two questions. 1: I have Xenia coral in a bucket with a lid getting ready for my tank, that's in a mini cycle. Now I know Xenia like high flow and light, But how long would one last until I could Put it in the right conditions? 2: Just started a protein skimmer, It's...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Please share your knowledge if you know or have experienced any nano skimmers! :)
  5. Reefing Equipment
    I've been looking around at HOB skimmers and i've found that these 2 skimmers seem to be 2 that people recommend. 1 is the Reef Octopus 90, and the other is the Reef Octopus 1000. I personally like the look of the 1000 because its smaller and wont be as much of an eye sore but performance wise...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi folks, new member here, been browsing forums for a while as a guest, and have finally decided to join.... I have a 130lt Aqua One 620t tank with basic filtration that comes with the tank. I am running it as a marine tank and have done for about a year now, I was given the tank so it was...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hello reefers, quick question about a product iv been using for a wile now, my red sea prizm skimmer works well I'm just wondering what the ideal length of time it should take for the waste basket to fill for optimal cleaning, it seem I need to adjust it often, I'd appreciate anybody who has...
  8. Skimmers & other filtration
    Protein skimmer for JBJ 45 Rimless I recently purchased the JBJ 45 gallon rimless tank for my new office. This will be my second tank, but my first try at corals. I have a couple of questions regarding this set up. I know protein skimmers are strongly recommended for coral, but being that there...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I just recently bought a seaclone 100 and I cant get it to work properly , gets to much water up at the top, I don't know what to do I messed with the air flow but I just cant get it right, any suggestion besides throwing it in the trash?:arg:
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone! :wavey: Well since I cant afford a sump I am looking at HOB equipment. I got my tank and equipment off of craigslist, its been set up for about 8 months. The HOB's it came with are a Aqua Clear 70 filter and a Red Sea Prism protien skimmer. I dont like either one. They dont keep my...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    My nitrates keep climbing - from 10ppm to 80ppm in a month. Advice greatly appreciated ! 75G predator reef w/ 40G breeder sump. Refugium with volleyball size chaeto. 100lbs live rock - started about with 20lbs live and 80lbs dry rock 5 months ago. Skimmer: Chinese version of reef octopus -...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Looking for some insight with help on my 90 gallon reef tank. I set this Tank up back in July did proper cycling about a month later added a few fish some Xenia and a yumi mushroom. I don't normally add corals this soon. For about two months the corals were doing good look great. I recently...
  13. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    Hi all I've been cycling a 10 g tank with 10g sump it's been 4 weeks and the sump 5 yesterday I been using live rock sand and 30g job filter AI SOL blues full size I have a bubble Magnus 3.5 on hold for good price, but do I need that much, I was thinking hydor slim skim nano. My plan is only...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I'm setting up my nano and came across 2 what seems to be nice hang on the back filters. First one is the azoo mignon with skimmer. Its good for up to 20 gallon tanks. Flow is around 95 gph and has a built in protein skimmer. The second is the aquatop pf15 uh filter. Its good for up to 15...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I'm looking to get a better skimmer for my set up. I have a 100 gallon with 20 gallon sump and 20 gallon fuge. What brand would be best? I've seen octopuse, terminater, equipped. To many to choose from. Some help would be great
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hello people, At the moment i have a hang on the back filter:mad: (i know not the best of options) but due to the fact that i am 17 and have to pay for my tank i am using one at the moment. So my question is can i get a hang on the back skimmer or go all out and get a sump and what not? help...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I'm looking into skimmers at the moment & noticed that there are all different types. My system will be a 75g dt & either a 20g or 30g sump depending on what i can fit in the stand. I've been looking at the REEF OCTOPUS NWB150 6” PINWHEEL IN SUMP PROTEIN SKIMMER........ My...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I have a sedra 3500 pump on my skimmer that decided to crap out. I'm positive that it is the center magnetic spinner thing that has gone bad. After some research I've learned this is common for this pump. Any suggestions on a low cost, yet efficient replacement and where to get it? I need to...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Okay guys, Im going to lay everything out here so the experts can weigh in and hopefully I will answer any questions so that you may be able to give an answer so we dont spend 5 days of me answering the little tank specification problems. I am at my whits end with my aquarium, the only reason I...
  20. Reef Fish
    Hi, I am new to saltwater 55 gal tank about 2 months, However the tank was established about a year. I aquired it with 70 lbs of live rock most of the fish, all are doing well. 2 damsels, 2 clown fish, 2 tangs 1 yellow and 1 hippo, 1 royal gamma . 1 cleaner shrimp, 3 peppermint shrimp, 1 emerald...
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