So, first blog ever..on one of our most awesome endeavors we have embarked on together. one week ago we started our first saltwater. currently have 2 fresh (90gal & 20 hex), have always wanted salt! we had a 55 gal long waiting to make into another fresh, well, we love live rock sooo much, we...
After reading loads and keeping tropical fish for a few years I finally took the plunge and purchased a 80l orca reef setup.
After setting up the water (with RO) adding live rock and live sand I played the waiting game......
After three weeks the water parimeters droped to acceptible...
:help: Hi everyone ...
I have set up a 180 ltr Juwel Rio tank. The tank is filtered by 20/21kg of good quality Fiji Rock and I am using a Deltec 300 protein skimmer. Circulation is provided by a Koralia 3 turbo pump and the original internal Juwel power head.
Currently I have three yellow...
Hope this dosn`t sound to stupid.
I set up a small marine tank 3 weeks ago.
Took lots of advice and have live sand,live rock,pump,2 red legged hermit crabs and 1 Turbo snail.
Crabs seem happy feeding in the sand and the live rock,but I`m not sure about the snail.
Is there anythig I...
I have a 75 gal tank that has been up for about a month, it was started with Live Rock and Live sand.
I have a lot of junk that has shed off my Live Rock
And I would like to get it cleaned up and looking good.
Here is what I have so far for a Cleanup Crew:
3 Mithrax crabs (2 green, 1 red)
I did a stupid thing yesterday. I bought a Hatian pink anenome. I know I should research before I buy but I didn't. Now I am reading that they are not clown fish friendly and they don't get along with red legged hermit crabs. Anyone had any problems with this type of anenome?
New to the hobby here - caught the scuba bug and wanted to " bring it home". I am trying to be the better safe than sorry person and have been reading for bout 4 weeks now and have some questions.
I have a 55 gallon going to be reef tank
60 lbs Fiji live rock
40 lbs Caribbean sand...
I have just started up a 20 gallon reef tank. Im pretty new at this. I bought a Red Legged Hermit crab and I found him up on my rock. He was what I thought cleaning, but it looked like he was picking away at the rock. Should I get ride of him? Please Help Me!
Hi there, As some of you may know i am soon going to be making my 50 gal. Freshwater into a Saltwater. Since I am new to this hobby I am not sure what fish can go with what. I have looked at compatibility charts but wanted to get info from the people that do it. I like bright colors and cool...
Here are some updated pics of my tank and some new corals I got while at the frag swap in Nati. I am also looking to add more fish to my tank. I have 2 yellow-tailed damsels and 1 yellow coris wrasse. The tank is a softie tank. So any recommendations??
70lbs Fiji rock
We have this little colony of feather duster type things, it also kinda looks like aptasia, the tube part is kind of clear with white dots on it. the center is clear, the flower part is a clear whitish color, it doesn't really look like a small feather duster, but not really like an anemone...
Been away for a while (due to medical issues), but my nano-reef is flourishing (about 4 months old)! I only have a few quick questions.....
1) When I do a water change, there is a lot of particulate matter in the water when the new water is added in (also happens when I do water...
Well the tank has been up for almost two weeks and I am so excited. There are so many things happening in it! Whohoo!!!
I have some questions that I cannot find the answers to by doing a search. I am really hoping you can help.
1. Bubble algae - I have it. I also have an...
Reef Salt Water tank
Set up March 2004 with additions quite often.
58 gallon Oceanic Reef-Ready
PFO PC 3x96W lights
Euro-Reef ES5-2 Skimmer
20 gallon diy sump/refugium
Mag950 return pump
Maxi-Jet Powerhead mp-600 (160gph)
Maxi-Jet 1200 (2)
Ebo-Jager 150 watt heater
I have just introduced 4 Dwarf red legged hermits into my 60 gal reef tank & I already have a normal sized red legged hermit & a Sea hare.
My question is do you think the normal sized red legged hermit & sea hare will harass them as I been advised they won't but I wanted someone elses...