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  1. Lighting
    We recently invested in a Giesemann Vervve lighting system and are wondering if anyone has insight or opinions on their factory preset program- which is 98% full spectrum power for 9 hours - deep blue, lagoon blue, royal blue, cool white, UV and deep red. This is a much more light than we had...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have had my 29g biocube up and running for 1.5 years. All of the invertebrates/fish are doing great, but I am having a lot of trouble keeping LPS corals for longer than a few months. The water quality and consistency has not been an issue. I suspect that it is the lighting, but in all honesty...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have been using a maxspect razor for my lighting for my tank for some time. I am always tinkering with the schedule. Just wondering what other people are using? Right now my schedule is as shown Time White Blue 11:00 0 1 13:00 15 55 15:00 45...
  4. Reefing Equipment
    What do you think of the following spectral scheduling: Time Color Intensity 2:00 PM 0 0 3:48 PM 25 38 5:36 PM 50 76 7:24 PM 50 76 9:12 PM 25 38 11:00 PM 0 0 Light is mounted approx. 600 cm from sand bed. Tank is housing LPSs and softies and zoanthids and 1x Kole and 2x Clowns and 1x Fathead...
  5. Lighting
    Hi All, I've recently added a new LED to my 90 gal partial reef. There are several "programs" in it and i'm looking at doing my own but i have a scheduling question. While this is my first reef with my FOWLR I've always had the lights on a schedule that actinic would come on about 6:30am then...
  6. Reefing Equipment
    Hey everyone, I have a Radion XR30w Pro in the hood of my nanocube, but am not happy with my lighting schedule/setup. For too much of the day the tank looks.... pale and greenish? I attached a picture of my schedule, suggestions would be GREATLY appreciated. Also, if you have a Radion Pro...
  7. Lighting
    Hi folks, on my 75 gl I have 2- reef reliance Pro star 165's this is a rather new setup and has only been running for a couple months. I have a few fish and 1 mushroom coral at the moment. I will begin adding corals to this tank (mushrooms, Zoas mainly soft to begin with) but will eventually try...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, So my tank is about 1.5 years old. Its a 40 gallon DP, with a 20 gallon sump. I have 2 clowns, a bangai cardinal, some cleaner & peppermint shrimp, some assorted snails, and a sea urchin. I also have some soft coral and some LPS corals too. Recently, I proposed to my lovely...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hello All - setting up my 180G display tank build now. This tank will be SPS dominant, with a few softies, LPS, zoas, chalices, ect. along the lower half of the tank. I've purchased and already hung, about 10" above the tank, a Hamilton Cebu 72" fixture that house (3) 250W 14K Hamilton bulbs...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Guys, need some advice on lighting schedule for 1x Kessil A360WE on my 50g tank [1x Torch, 2x Zoas] for now. I don't have the controller yet, so don't worry about sunrise or sunset , as yet. Will buy it when it is released here in Australia. I'm sure before you have the controller (or APEX...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I've heard different things about lighting schedules. How many hours should I have my Actinic lights on and how many hours should the t-5 HO lights. As of now, here is my schedule: Actinic: 12 hrs. 1 hr on before the HO and 1hr on after. T5 HO: 10 hrs. Moon lights (LED): 3 hours. No...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I was wondering how often I should do water changes? I will have a sump with chaeto and chemi pure elite w/ a skimmer that is rated for 80 gals or so and maybe a mechanical filter but prob not. About 5lbs of lr, 35 or so lbs of dry rock and 40 or 50lbs of ls.
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Couldnt find a quick answer by searching. I have a fowlr tank. And I was wondering if it is ok to run my lights longer on weekends when I am home to watch my fish. currently I have the lights turn on 1 hour earlier on weekends. So far it hasnt seemed to have bothered the fish to have the...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, Am planning reef tank, 700L DT and 240L sump. I understand that schedule 80 UVPC pipe is fully compatible with standard UPVC pipe and Schedule 40 pipe. Is this correct? I was thinking about using 1.5in Schedule 80 bulkheads as they are more durable, and then use standard pipe to do the...
  15. Reef Fish
    So, after poking around a little on the web looking for what and when to feed my stocking list- I'd much rather have the advice of TRT! I really would like to provide a well-rounded diet for my finned (and otherwise marine friends) and keep their colors vibrant, etc. Please also keep in mind...
  16. Reefing Equipment
    Okay, I am starting a 28 gallon JBJ Nano Cube. I was curious as to what I should do for my lighting schedule. I got rid of the old canopy, and got a totally new LED light fixture. I didn't want to deal with JBJ and having to find parts for my old canopy. I am looking to start a reef tank. My...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, we'll I got two new clownfish yesterday and they seem to be very healthy so far. But, the only question I have would be what types of food should I be feeding them because the only thing I've been feeding them is mysis shrimp and as I've been reading its bad to continue feeding the same...
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