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  1. Marine Depot
    We Built a Reef Tank For Only $275. Here's How We Did It! Building a reef tank on a budget? Check out this tank build!
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi Guys, Check out my reef tank. It is a 60gal cube with: - 2 aquaillumination sol blue led lighting with stock controller - HOB aquamaxx protein skimmer - 10 gal sump with custom filtration chamber - calcium reactor using calcium & magnesium - ph controlled c02 tank injection. - cheapest...
  3. Anemones
    I have a 55 gallon salt water aquarium. Its been up and running for two and a half years. Back in October 2014 I got myself a condy anemone and a pink skunk clown fish. About a month ago the temperature in the tank spiked and my anemone didn't like it. I got a water chiller to help keep the...
  4. Marine Depot
    Do you have an angelfish? If so, is it well-behaved? Share a photo with us below! (Pictured here: This Emperor Angel belongs to Kris, one of our awesome customer service team members!)
  5. Marine Depot
    25% off Coralife 14 Gallon BioCube and Stand! Key enhancements include: Four-button control and separate power cords for daylight, actinic and LEDs New hinge-top canopy design Upgraded cooling system Quiet submersible pump with 30% better flow rate for improved water circulation and filter...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I just built a 300g plywood reef tank and I'm figuring out what stock I can put with vibrant colors. So far I want a ritteri anemone with percula clownfish and a blue hippo tang but i'm not sure on the other stock which is ironic because i've been in this hobby for year. Just want some input and...
  7. Raleigh Aquarium Society, NC
    I am looking for an established, 75-150 gallon reef aquarium. Looking for turnkey solution- all inclusive- with rock, corals, fish, etc... If you have something- please send me pictures. Want glass versus acrylic. Motivated purchaser. We love clams, bright color corals, etc.... Thanks- Tony
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hello Everyone, I am about to setup a new reef tank and wanted to ask some questions? - Tank: 20 gallon - Can I use beach sand instead of bagged sand sold at aquarium stores? - Is it good to use double filtration? (Marineland 150 and 200) - Power Head? Thank you,
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi ok so I have about 75 pounds of live rock... but it has been in a tupperware for about a week it is still moist it was not covered in water in the tupperware but there was alittle water... it does not have a foul smell and I do not see any pests on it there was a lot of algea growing on it...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone ok so I have a few questions that I need yalls help/advice with... I am upgrading my 55 gallon reef aquarium to a 90 gallon tank... I think I want to go barebottom this time because the sand was a hassle... can I put a little sand though so it will help the rocks not slide or will...
  11. Skimmers & other filtration
    hi ok so i got this skimmer from a friend so it wasnt really my choice which one to get but i want to hook it up tonight i really need anyones help/advice http://www.aqua-macro.com/skimmer/skimmer-product-011b.htm i heard they were mainly used in australia so im not really sure how he got...
  12. Reef Fish
    good evening everyone... i have a55 gallon reef aquarium and today i am the new lucky owner of two orange spotted filefish and i would like your advice... any info on this fish will be helpful... i also have a flame Angel, a clownish, a blue tang (whisk i'm thinking about giving back), a cleaner...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    good afternoon everyone... ok so i have a55 gallon reef aquarium that has live rock in it... today i am building a sump and i have heard that the live rock can also act as the biological filter... how do i know if my tank Is ready to function without a filter? does there have to be a certain...
  14. Skimmers & other filtration
    new skimmer for sump good evening everyone o k so i need yalls help... i have a 55 gallon reef tank still in the beginning phae a purple torch, green branching hammer coral, candy cane, and a mushroom, and fir the fish a blue tang, Angel fish and a clownish... i plan on ferrying more coral and...
  15. Skimmers & other filtration
    hello everyone i have a reef aquarium still in the early stages [ around four months]... my skimmer is not working so since i have to buy a new one i want to make a sump... any advice on how to make it easily... i'm not to good at following complex instructions And reading between the lines so...
  16. Marine Depot
    What are the "best" reef aquarium supplements? Joe from the Marine Depot staff shares the 14 supplements he feels are "best" for his reef. Black Friday Weekend Blowout: Take 10% off all Maxspect LED, CoralVue, Reef Octopus, Elos North America and Flipper brand products with coupon code...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    hi all i was wondering if you could answer these questions. -what size aquarium would be best for a beginner (not nano) -what types of fish and coral should i use as a starter?:wavey:
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I'm buying a 55 gallons reef tank. I will have to move it in a day and I was wondering the best way to keep corals and fish safe and how to get rid of coraline algae in the back glass? I also would like to know if I should clean the sand bed and if I should get rid of the coraline algae...
  19. Tank Specs
    I've had a 50 gal for about 2 years and feel the need to upgrade. I purchased a used 90gal with a cherry base and canopy. I cut all the silicon out and applied new silicon. Ran a 20amp duplex to the new location. Built my first DIY sump. Water tested the system for 24 hours. It's been up for 2...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    hey guys, ive been doing some research and i would like someone to tell me what id need and how i would start up my tank and anything else in between :)
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