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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I am new to reef tanks and have purchased a 36 Gallon tank. I put all the rocks (3 dry rocks, and 4 live rocks) from my local store. I set the tank up and got the salt correct and a few weeks later I purchased two tomato clown fish and some snails. I bought a reef test kit and...
  2. Large Systems
    What do I need bare minimum to get my tank cycling what type of filters etc and also after a month cycle what are some good fish for the tank I want unique active and vibrant Thank you all
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have no fish in my 16 gallon bow front saltwater tank. I do however have a couple of snails, 2 hermit crabs and a sea anemone. I have a bunch of live rock that WAS clean but now there is a thick coating over most my beautiful rocks. It's not on my tank except for a few splotches here and...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    We just purchased a business and acquired two 75 gallon saltwater tanks. When we first took over July 2012 Tank A had a around 1/3 or so of live rock, no coral, crushed coral for medium. The tank had a aqua c remora skimmer and one powerhead on the side and two flourescent ballast just basic...
  5. DIY Forum
    Hello, I've been searching the forum for a more concrete answer to this question but couldn't seem to find one, so I decided to post! Some backstory: I'm on the level of a novice when it comes to aquariums. My fiance, on the other hand, is all about his saltwater aquarium. I believe he has a 75...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi whats up, 55 gallon since april of this year:cpr skimmer maxijet 1200,fluval 405, not sure how many lbs of rock 1 yellow tang,1 blue hippo,2 clowns ,1 wrasse (cleaner),1 engineer goby,around 7 hermit crabs.(red knobbed star fish and anemoni RIP) Im currently in a battle with red slime...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys!! So I decided to try doing a saltwater aquarium, I've had freshwater, and still do, but saltwater is just so beautiful! But I'm stuck, I was reading online and I don't understand most of the lingo. Here is what I have: 50g tank with no lighting or lid I have this sand stuff the pet...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hello Everybody ... I Have 4 Black Clown Fish 2 Orange And 2 Black Lately The Black Ones Have Been Agressive With Other Fish Especially With The Orange Should I Worry Because They Werent Like That In The Beginning (now The Orange Clown Fish Just Stay On Top Of Th Tank In A Corner ) Oh By...
  9. Nano Reefs
    I have a 55g reef and my mom wants to make her 10fresh into a reef do you guys know what type of filter i should go with hang over back or sump, do i need a skimmer for that little of a tank? whats the best filter option and if so protein skimmer? have any links to a 10g build so i can see...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I'm setting up a 29 gallon Saltwater tank with live rock and was told to put the whole bag of live sand in the bottom of the tank then fill it with my saltwater that I will be getting from my LFS then when the tank is full cut open the bag an dumpy he sand out its this method ok or rite?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I have had many freshwater tanks both tropical and golds, but i am looking to invest and start saltwater. I have a 36 gallon bow with AquaC Remora Protein Skimmer with maxi jet 1200 pump , gen 40g hood filter, live sand, and a circulation pump. My first question is how many pounds of live rock...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    i am pretty sure my tank is done cycling and there is little ammonia and there is way to much nitrite at 10.ppm and the nitrates are at a decent level is there anyway i can reduce me nitirite thnx:fish::fish::help::help::help:
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I have set up my 125 gal. tank and i have everything going smoothly but i am not sure of some good reef fish to put in now and should i start coral after three months. i just switched from a wet/dry to a refugium so any comments or suggestions are appreciated. Thanks:banana:
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, First of all i just joined and think this site has already helped with information. So im hoping to get more detailed info on my current setup. I currently have a 75 gallon overflow tank setup. This drains into a 20 g sump with a charcoal filter and a blueish type of filter. I have a sock...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Should i get a hang-on back protein i heard its better if there in water, but how much better cause i don't have a big enough sump to put it in there? :cry:
  16. Anemones
    I have a 20 gal saltwater tank with some coral and a bubble tip anemone, and two juvanile clown fish. I put the anemone in 5 days ago and he ended up in the back behind the live rock for past two to three days. I tried moving him back to the front so I could see him. Sometime last night with...
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