My issue is as follows:
Most of my SPSs are very lightly colored (popular!), BUT, I have to clean my glass from diatoms every couple/few days, and recently, it has gotten so bad that diatoms are now growing on my very faded monti. caps.
So: what is wrong? If I had dark corals, I'd know too...
I really enjoy all the information I read on this site. Thanks to all!! I'm always afraid to ask dumb questions.
I need some help on what kind of test kit to purchase and some suggestions on where to find it. My tank has been set up for 3 months now and things are going great. I already...
ok so i am really sure that i asked this before..but i cant seem to find it and i was going to order some tests that way i dont have to travel 30 mins to the pet store to get my water tested
so again... what tests to i need to get and wheres a good link to them.
I just found a couple of snails tonight on my rock. One is nearly the size of a ladybug and the other is about a quarter the size.
They're mainly black with white specks, the shell appears similar to what you'd see on land. Hopefully they're good!
I now have some fairly large copepods &...
My tank is 4 years old and over the years, it has been moved from 10-20-37 and now it is in a 55g. I have a 250 20K XM light.
I am in medical school and live in an apartment and move just about once/year, so I want to avoid building a sump.
For filtration, I currently have a 2 Litte...
Any and all advice is welcome...criticism is encouraged.
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On Wednesday, May 24th, 2006, I prepared for the move of the newly acquired tank.
So, I purchased...
60lbs of Caribsea Aragonite #00790 "special grade" live reef sand. $90.00
35 Gallons of RO/SW mix. $35.00
65 Gallon Reef - Drilled
CPR model CY194 filtration system with RVT protien skimmer. Ser #A941370 http://www.cpraquatic.com/products/cyclone.html
MaxiJet 1200 power head with a Hydor Flo rotating water deflector
Visa-Therm Stealth 200 submersible heater
Rio 1700 Skimmer pump...
I just purchased a Salifert Phosphate test kit.
My reef tank has been set up for seven months.
I followed the test and didn't get any reaction.
This was a suprize to me as I feed my tank pretty heavily.
Has anyone had any experience with the Salifert test kit, or testing for phosphates in...