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  1. General Reef Discussion
    My tank is the Red Sea Max S 500 with 200 pounds live rock and it's almost 5 months old. Cycle went well and after a month I added my first addition clean up crew which included two bleeny fish. I had a slight green algae problem which the clean up crew took care of in about 3 days and ever...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    hi , just bought an established tank ,which is 3 years old , i moved it on saturday it has been settled in for 4 days and has started explode in red slime algea , it could be water movement as 1 of the power heads as failed and waiting on delivery on 2 more from ebay, ithere is two power heads...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Our tank is doing very well, all inhabitants healthy and growing. We are currently doing 10% water changes every week. We were using tap water with a dechloranter but now purchased a DI tap water filter for the water supply. Our nitrates are <10 and all other readings are right where they...
  4. Nano Reefs
    ok...Im New to the nano world...ive had larger tanks which are a lot easier to take care of...this nano is giving me hell...i made a bad mistake off the line...i only cycled it for a bout a week and a half befor i thru live rock and a few damsils in the tank...well with my larger tanks ( 55 & 40...
  5. Photography Forum
    I am still uploading pictures that I want to use in threads to the TRT member gallery. There used to be a green button that would open options and I cut and pasted the middle one for a full size image. Now there are three choices and the only one that seems to work is the middle URL one in...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I know its been a while since I've had any questions about my tank but it seems something has went terribly wrong. I've been doing my water changes regularly and my parameters are all on point. All of my fish seem to be doing fine. Well over the past 3-4 weeks I've been noticing...
  7. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    Ok so i have a 120g BB tank being lit by 2 400w 14k coralvue bulbs for 5 hrs +220w vho atinnic for 12 hrs.also running a beckett skimmer wet just switched to a PM bullet 3 from a mrc mr1 with sump bag on the out put to catch anything the skimmer misses,really nothing settles in this tank it...
  8. TCMAS
    Hello How much flow should I have in my 75 gallon I have 2 MJ 1200 should I get 2 more 1200 or would 2 900 be good????? Thanks Garrett
  9. General Reef Discussion
    My beautiful new Aqua Remora C arrived today. I've read people having problems putting this in. It was so simple! It came with the Maxi 1200. I hid it behind the rock, it is invisible! I live in Metro-Detroit, we have the best water in the world. All of the fish stores refuse to use...
  10. TCMAS
    For the last couple of months I have been fighting with small amounts of bryopsis. Not overwhelming but a couple of small patches hear and there.(any algae and I freak out so it really wasn't that bad Mike can attest to that.) I finally broke down and ordered a bunch of cerith, astrea and...
  11. TCMAS
    the frog spawn's tips changing color lately... as u can see in the pic... and some red slime algea grow around the blasto, should i remove it or leave it?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all!!!! Here are some pics as I promised you all!!! Also I think I have a baby sand sifting star. I'm also posting pics for ID. The sand sifter that I purchased is only a little over 4 or 5 inches and I hear they can get to 12", so I'm not sure where this baby would have come from...
  13. Atlanta Reef Club
    Ok I am getting this red nasty red algea with big *** air bubbles in it on the sand bed, on the live rock, on the filters, etc. It is nasty. I keep blowing it off with a big turkey baster, but it comes back pretty quickly. What is it? Why is it here? Why does it come back. How the hell do...
  14. The THINK Tank
    Question: I am currently one of those zero measurable phosphate guys w/ with hitchhiker feather caulerpa growing out of control (bare bottom tank), growing in my lr and invading my acros. So, I have been doing all I can think of to beat phosphates down (0ppm ro/di water changes (20-30% weekly)...
  15. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    hi all, I had to do a bunch of driving this weekend, so I decided to take in a few LFS' that were on the way, here are some thoughts/observations Upscales - nice stock and facility but absolutely terrible service, I was in a buying mood, and wanted to pick up some finger leather of...
  16. Advanced Archive
    so whats the thoughts on a DSB ?? are they benificial or a waste of time and money??
  17. Nano Reefs
    People, I am at the very start of getting my 20 gallon nano-reef going and here is where I am at. I added live sand (30 lbs) for about a week then added a 5lb live rock to the tank. Right after I added the live rock was when things started to change for me. I got the live rock from a LFS and...
  18. Equipment, Start-up, and Education Archive
    I am very new to this. We are having a problem with diatoms and now red bubble algea on the substrate. Here are some of my parameters: Water used is tap....no RO/DI SG 1.025 Amm 0 Nitrite0 'trate0 Alk 3.2 Calcium 430 Temp 76-79* We have every bottle of Kent product available. What do we need to...
  19. Algae ,good and bad
    Okay I'm truely frustrated. I have a 120 Gal oceanic. 2 drains and 2 returns. I'm using a wet/dry filter with a iwaki wmd-40rlt pump, with a euroreef protein skimmer. Now the problem is I just got over a huge red slime algae outbreak. treated the tank with a low dose erythromyacin. Algae cleared...
  20. Biological Filtration Archive
    I just got three fighting conches. I was only going to get 1 for my 20GL nano but my LFS were selling them for $14.99 ea or 3 for $30. The guy at the store said he has 6 Fighting conches in his 30 Gl Nano with no problems. I was wondering how Fighting Conches get around through very full...
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