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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Just thought I would a thread together of what I have in the tank. I don't have pics of my frags that I got just yet, but here is my newest addition, ain't she a beaut?!?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    i have a 90 gallon with 70 lbs of live rock 1 sailfin 1 kole tang 1 longnose hawk 1 lmb 4 green chromis 1 jama cardinal 1 red baja star fish (or is it bali?) a turbo snail 2 margarita snails 2 red leg hermits 6 narsasuss snails 2 250w xm 10k bulbs 2 2 bulb coralife t5 fixtures for actinics...
  3. "Soft" corals
    Help...... I was out of town for 8 days and when I got home my tank sitter said that my Green Polyp hadnt been opening up at all.... It looks very brown and unhealthy.... I immediately took my water to get checked and my PH was 7.6 Every thing else was good. SO, I came home and added some...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Okay it is official, my 90 gallon build starts today. My stand came in today and I picked it up after work. :dance: Here is the plan for the tank: 90 Gallon AGA tank w/offfset overflow Custom Oak Stand and Canopy 40 Gallon AGA sump 6X54W Sunlight Supply Tek T5HO Octopus Needlewheel 200...
  5. Nano Reefs
    Well as the titel says im new to saltwater i current own alot of freshwater fish and testing the idea of doing my 10 gal hex as a saltwater tank but need help. im starting from square one with saltwater, same thing i did with my frehs tanks i setup, ALOT OF RESEARCH for awhile and have an idea...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    My reef has been up (just live rock) for over two months. Im still getting algea growth on my live rock even after cutting my lighting down. Whats the best thing to do? I want to put my first coral in soon but first I want to get rid of the algea. My ammonia is 0 nitrite 0 ph 8.2 and my...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    when some one gets live rock from the ocean u should cook them for acouple weeks ive read...... what if u get rocks and let them dry out and use them as base rocks adding the live rocks after would the rocks still have harmful phosphates once they have dryed?
  8. General classifieds
    Diversified Cleaning Crew I am currently have the following items for sale or trade: Snails: Zig Zag Periwinkles - $.20 Cerith Snails - $.30 Nerite Snails - $.45 Dwarf Planaxis Snail-$.50 Fuzzy Chitons - $.75 Black Ribbed Limpets-$.35 (Not the dangerous key hole limpet. Check Advanced...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Is there some type of small tang or a good vegan eater that can live in a 38 gal reef. I am starting to have real problems with plants of all sorts taken over and even growing into some (one) coral. It's getting to be a problem. HELP!!!:help:
  10. General Reef Discussion
    OKay, so i decided to take the plunge from freshwater to saltwater. I've read soo many books and sites that my head is now spinning:help:! Basically my goal is to try to start with the best easiest to use & quietest operating products so their is no need to do the dreaded upgrade. The only...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    So my cycle should be done in about 1 week and I'll need a clean up crew for my 65g. Any recomendations? What critters should i stay away from? So what's a good combination? -Deuter:read:
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone! This is my first post here! I have been keeping fish, mainly cichlids, for a few years, and I set up my 29 gal a year ago for saltwater. I started slowly with about 15 lbs of live rock. I developed a hair algae problem. After plucking, I got a mixture of turbo and zebra...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    okay. what can i do about this. looks like air bubbles trapped inside of red hair algae. don't want to add chemicals. i like to let nature take care of its own. any critter that can eat this stuff that won't add too much bioload? emeral crabs eat this stuff? there is quite high flow in...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    i was wondering if anyone has white leg hermits or jade hermits. and what kind of tempermant they have.. what they like to distroy etc.. the reason i ask is i have had nothing but problems with red leg hermits and blue leg hermits.. they like to eat all the snails and kill each other. my...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    never had this before and don't know if its a bag thing or good if bad what do ya'll recommend
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all it's finally time for me to add fish to my new tank. The tank has recently completed it's cycle and I just want to put one fish in it for the first week or so just to give it a small bio load for now. It's a 75g, 125lbs LR, wet/dry and protien skimmer. There is a lot of growth on the LR...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    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...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=2 width="100%" bgColor=#ffffff border=0><TBODY><TR bgColor=#ffffcc><TD align=left colSpan=7>I am trying to buy more tank cleaners for my aquarium. To get free shipping I have to order $60 worth but is this too many clean up creatures for a 50 gallon aquarium...
  19. TRT Member Blog's
    Ok, got the tank mostly set up. Here's a few pics... The chiller will be connected soon, I just need to figure out if it needs additional shelter (or if the awning will protect it). Here's its guts. 2 250w MH's and 2 65w actinics. The 2 cooling fans are visible as well.
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, Along with this poll, I am wondering what your feelings are on feeding my tank. I am having a hard time judging on how much to feed everyone. So, here is my list of livestock: 2 False Percs (< 2") 2 Clarkii's (Female about 2", male about 1") 1 Onespot Foxface (< 4") 1 LMB - 4" 1...
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