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  1. General Reef Discussion
    hey all, I am having some trouble with my 29 gallon. I have cyano bad. It started as a small patch. I blew it off and syphoned, and it came back stronger and worse. much more spread out. So, I did a really thorough cleaning. I scrubbed it off the rocks and syphned everything. it has come...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Can anyone help me identify this coral? I purchased it from my LFS, but all they had on it was "Small Soft Coral". Any help appreciated!
  3. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    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...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    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...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    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.
  6. General Reef Discussion
    My tank has been cycling for about 3 weeks or so, so I’d like to get some tests to see what’s what. Which tests will I need? For now I just want to get the essential ones. I’m going to get all Salifert as that is what seems to be the best. Also what is a good place online to get them from...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    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 &...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, 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...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I was looking at webdr's tank, gorgeous. Now I AM NOT trying to single him out, but rather just using him to compare (and assuming webdr is a guy!). :nuts: "he" has a 29g tall tank with 6 fish: Scooter Blenny Lyretail Anthia Disbar Anthia Engineer Goby Lawnmower Blenny Ocilarus. You guys have...
  10. TRT Member Blog's
    Any and all advice is welcome...criticism is encouraged. Welcome to my blog. 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 I...
  11. Tank Specs
    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...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Ok last week i custom ordered a tank from a local professional. It is going to be 90 gallons, coast to coast overflow, cls run with an oceans motions 4 way run by a sequence dart. I am building the stand, building the sump from scratch, and doing everything except for make the tank itself. It is...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Just checking to make sure i'm doing this right as i've not detected PO4 for months 3] Add to this 1 level scoop of PO4-2 reagent and swirl the contents gently for 30 seconds After 30 seconds of swirling i can still see undissolved crystals in the bottom of the vial, is that right? i've been...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    We just found our small Sally Lightfoot upside down, dead, on a rock. I just got this little guy at the LFS this morning. I acclimated him for 2 hours before placing him in the tank. He was active within 30 minutes of being introduced, going to town on the rocks. I was watching him not 1 hour...
  15. TCMAS
    Well, with any luck my 75 will be wet in the next week or two. I was thinking now might be the time to start picking up whatever Additives/Supplements I should have. Of course I won't be using them right away, but this way I can get things over a few weeks & have it on hand. I didn't use...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    OK, My tank 4 months ago was a lush grassland, green hair algea as high as a tangs eye. Well I've gotten rid of MOST of the green hair, there is some thats in an awkward place the snails are slowly getting. After that I had a outbreak of red slime. scrub scrub scrub, water change water...
  17. Atlanta Reef Club
    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...
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