We have finally decided that we will be starting a brand new reef tank. We've never done this before so it is totally new. We purchased a Top Fin Aquarium Starter Kit 20 gallons from Petsmart. It's still in the box. We are going to go with just a 20 gal. to add some beauty to our home...
well i have my desk tank its a 5g that has some green hair coming out of rocks what can i put in there to eat it. I already scrubs the rock off about 1-2 weeks ago now its coming back. or if i leave the lights off for a week will they die. Im worried about the zoos frags i have inthere its about...
I'm new to the hobby for about a year now and am totally addicted...Wondering if you might have some tips, tricks, advice, suggestions on how I would go about moving my creatures and LR and LS to my new 90g without causing much stress to my creatures. I know they will be stressed...
just bought a 65 gallon reef 30 gallon sump with 2-250mh and 2-96 atinics lots of hard corals 60+ lbs of live rock lots of hair algae how do i get rid of it? what are the best types of clean up crew to remedy this problem?
i have a question... Duh..:D
do i have to buy new shell for blue and red leg hermit crabs or no?
i think i heard something like that u had to get some shell but not sure if it just me making things up:lol: :doh: :nuts: ...
Had to have this shroom as it's the best colored on i've seen in my lfs's, only thing is theres some sort of algae and some tiny valonia bubbles on the rock.
Just asking if theres anything else i can do other than pick all it off before i put it in my tank? Is there any way of taking the...
72 gallon tank with 80 lbs of LR
I just added my clean up crew:
6 scarlet hermit crabs
15 red leg hermit crabs
20 margarita snails and
5 turbo snails
I'm not going to add any fish for two weeks or more. Do I have to feed my cleanup crew?
and is this enough of a cleanup crew? It was sold...
Okay, here is the question. Who runs a sw tank on as little equipment as possible and has had at least a year of success? Tell your equipment and your tank size and inhabs. You tell your secrets......I'll admit to my mine.:dance:
(I have no 'reef' yet, fish, a small amount of live rock....more...
Before RO/DI PH 8.3 - 8.4
After PH Now 8.0 (Over 2 weeks and 2 water changes 1 gallon a day top off)
Ok I have noticed a slow drop in my PH since I started using the RO/DI unit. I test the water from the unit and got a PH of 7.2. Would I need to add backing soda or some other buffer to the...
What a great morning when the lights came on my 55gal tank was not brown with algae. I thought I would post what I did to get ahedd of the issue and maybe it could help some one else.
The problem started on the 15th of September. The tank had a copper color film that covered everything. The...
75 Gallon glass with overflow
Cherry wood stand and canopy
Mag Drive 9.5 pump inline
Seaclone 100 protein skimmer with MaxiJet 1200 powerhead
90 Pounds Fiji live rock
Two inches live sand
Ten gallon sump
SEIO 820 - 820 GPH
Mag Drive 5 -...
We have an unknown that showed up on the back walls of our tanks. It looks like a row of some sort of eggs... they are not flat against the wall... we have
1 fire shrimp
1 cleaner shrimp
1 camelback shrimp
several pepermint shrimp
several redish brown shrimp
6 feather dusters (we think we have a...
We have hundreds of little critters floating (swimming) in our tank... These things are white and are way too small to take a picture of.. besides that they dont stand still long enough for a shot... They are white and one end is bigger than the other end.. they are maybe 2mm long at the...
As most of you know, I'm cycling up my first tank and I'm trying to decide if the time is right to get a clean-up crew into the tank.The tank's been cycling since Jan. 14. At this point, I saw a bloom of blue-green algae that's already gone away and now I'm seeing filamentous algae...