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  1. The THINK Tank
    So heres a question for the experts. First of all I understand the basics of a DSB ( phosphate absorption, homes for critters, etc.). And thats where my question comes from, if a DSB is constantly absorbing phosphates then wouldn't vacuuming it with a syphon cause a phosphate storm in the tank...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So when I'm cleaning my sanded during wc I lose about a cup or so, when I dump the bucket I then take the remaining sand and put it in another container now I have a couple lbs Id like to put back in it's totally dry should I rinse first? What do you guys do? Kz
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hey I have kept freshwater for about 8 years and 1 saltwater tank that went downhill. I have started another one up and it is working good untill now. I have dark grey spots in the sand under my rock as well as the rock that is burried alittle under the sand. My tank is 30 gallon with 2...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I recently had my first blue green algae outbreak and want it gone! Dont worry, not another "how to get rid of cyano" questions:lol: I have read a lot of info about that. What I am planning, among several ideas, is siphoning out the sand where it is encroaching. I plan on doing a 30% or 10...
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