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  1. 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...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    My alk has been rising over the last few weeks and has now hit 11. My calc has stayed at 430 and my mag at 1200. I'm not showing any ammonia, nitirite or nitrate. I'm using Salifert kits I bought at Christmas. I switched from oceanic to reef crystals salt about 2 weeks ago, but the alk was...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have 2 small crops of green eye zoo's that have not opened for almost a week. Any ideas why??
  4. General Reef Discussion
    For the past several months I have been dealing with cyano on my sand and on my rock. I was using tap water which in my opinion must have caused it. I have a 20 gallon tank with no sump that has been running for about 10 months. My flow is pretty strong (hydor korolia and a maxijet900 with...
  5. Pink Urchin

    This is one of the urchins we found while snorkeling off the beach in Lido Key, FL.
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Check out htis box next to one of my kitchen chairs! and here it is put together what a needle wheeled beast!
  7. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    The overwhelming majority (everyone, that is) that voted picked July 14th at 2:00 for the meeting at Chris's house in Black River Falls. I will try to see if there is anyone from the ECRC that would like to come down to the meeting since it is only 45min from Eau Claire. This will be a great...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    that may not have been the best title because im not really talking importance of the mag as much as importance of me monitoring and maintaining it. i do weekly/bi-weekly waterchanges with reef crystals salt. ive never tested for it but everyting seems fine in the tank. should i look in to a...
  9. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    I'm not sure how many of you all are going to this but, I just signed my wife and I up to go. If any of you all are interested in my possibly picking something up while we are there I might be able to make some room for a few extra additions in a cooler =). Just figured I would ask. We are...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    What does everyone use in their tanks for which they hold SPS? I have a 40 gallon breeder for which I add....... weekly kent essential elements kent strontium and molybdenum Kent tech M magnesium Reef Plus vitamin and amino acid supplement also I have been adding calcium daily along with my...
  11. General classifieds give it a look. this is Izzypop's old 150 he had custom built at Waves.
  12. Tank Specs
    Hi guys!! I'm new here. I've been keeping FW for 5 years, and started my first SW tank in December. Considering this is mainly a SW site, I'll only be listing info for that tank. If you're curious about my FW set-ups, don't be shy...just ask :p Here's the stats: 20 gal high 2 inch SB 16 lbs of...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    It seems like when I make up WC water I get this buildup around my container that I have to use vinegar to get it off. I put all my water in the container and start the PH first then I start adding my salt. Anyone else get this and what is it??
  14. TCMAS
    I tested my ca levels last night with a sea test kit. It came up at 250ppm. I was wondering if this could be a false reading? Anyone know if this test is relaible? I do daily water changes of 3-5 gallons daily and only have mabye 8'' of sps total in frags and the rest is soft coral. This is...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    My scarlet hermits seem to be losing their vibrant there an additive or something that I'm missing out on? Params are all in check - 77.5*, amm, trite, trate all zero, reef crystals salt, and Amquel+ Plus nitrate, nitrite, ammonia, chlorine and cloramine remover. What's the deal?
  16. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    Hey I just wanted some opinions, I recently found I have a high Alkalilinty and was wondering if anyone has experienced these problems due to there RO water?> maybe the membrane is bad? i dose Kalk 24/7 on my sps tank and dose tech A and B in my girls mixed reef. both tanks look great and we...
  17. SPS Coral Forum
    Okay...gonna come clean...and hope for some good advice/input. (first off, sorry...this is a REALLY long post, but this is a big problem with my tank, and I really need some help) I'm having a few problems with my SPS's. And looking for some advice/input/etc. 1st, Since day one, I've not been...
  18. General classifieds
    tons of stuff. I bought a 70 gal aga tank from BBREEFKEEPER a while back, never really set it up, the back is painted black, no drilling or scratches. its 36Lx24Hx18W, very good shape, i have overflow box, all plumbing, 20 gal sump, a 40-45 gal refugium( homemade) stand and very nice custom...
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