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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, My name is Joe. I'm very new to this. I just started setting up my saltwater tank yesterday. I've been non-stop reading and I'm ready to start the cycle process of my tank. I still have tons to learn and I hope I can learn from the experts on this site. My main goal is to have a coral...
  2. Large Systems
    New here and fairly new to reef tanks. been in the hobby for about 2 years now. Started with a 60 gallon and had it thriving. July made a year that i came across a 175 bowfront from a buddy that i couldn't pass up. well here is it just over a year later and the growth of any coral is slim to...
  3. Anemones
    Hi my tank is 8 months old salinity is around 1.023, I have just bought lovely bubble tip anemone, it's found a spot in the corner and hasn't really moved but I'm worried as it will shrink to a really small size then suddenly flower out again 3,4 hours later is this normal I've fed it daily...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    So this my first post in any kind of forum. Lets see how this goes. Usually everyone leaves out their equipment and what they are using so here we go.:) Im using a Oceanic 100g (I think) tank on stand with a 35g sump. I have 3 metal halides 175w, 2 60" 140w T12 VHO-R blue lights. I am using...
  5. Tank Specs
    I have a few questions about starting a fowlr and then eventually moving up to a reef tank. I was wondering if anyone knew about the Marineland BioWheel LED aquarium kit? I was thinking about getting the 29 Gallon one. would i have to upgrade the lights if i wanted to add corals and such? what...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Ok my salinity is reading 1.030 and needs to read at 1.025 right? I have a 65 how much u think I should take out n put fresh water back in to drop it? O was thinking 5-7g ....also I'm getting ready to do a water change of 20g to lower my Nitrate that spiked as well but first I wonna take care of...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Can I use Zephyrhills Drinking water to top off my tank?? Its 65g reef tank in the cycle process
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 90 gal reef tank with about 90lbs of lr, about 1.5 inches of ls, 2 skunk clowns, 2 mandarin gobys, 1 damsel, 1 royal beauty, 1 brittle star, 2 serpent stars, about 20 hermits, about 10 sand sifting snails and 2 turbo snails. I am having a constant problem with nitrates, at about 20, and...
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