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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have been through a ton of threads about DSB's and BB set ups. I would like to have a SSB of 1-2" Are there any Long time users of the shallow sand bed that could give me some advice on keeping it clean so it will last "forever" Also, do i still need to suspend the LR to prevent the...
  2. Hood

    Initial hood shots - 7 Nov 2013
  3. Fish Floor Ii

  4. "gems Of Coral"

    "GEMS of Coral"
  5. 58gal Oceanic Rr Tank Build

    58gal Oceanic RR Tank Build
  6. General Reef Discussion
    First off, hi everyone! I've been lurking for a while now and have already gained so much knowledge off of all of you. I think after years of sitting on the idea, I'm ready to take the plunge into the wonderful world of a SW tank. Fear has held me back more than anything, but I figure if I...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I'm starting to get air bubbles rising from the sand. i have raked through the sand to get them to rise but a couple hours later they are there again. what are they from? are they bad? How do i get rid of them?
  8. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I am upgrading to a 75 gal. I want to put a sand base in the bottom of the tank. Any certain product I should use? Will sand from the beach work? Also trying to design my sump. I have a wet/dry sump that was on an old 120 gal and a 10 gal tank. I was thinking I could tie the two...
  9. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    well my ssb is full of crap in less than a year, and its starting to wick into the rocks in front that arent completely supported with my rock lift. leading to some really nasty algae on those rocks. so now i have a disgust for sand... and gonna do away with it. planning on taking the whole...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, so i currently have a 29 gallon SPS dominant Reef. I have a shallow sand bed. I currently amd running a mag 7 return pump through a SCWD and 2 x nano tunze 6025s constantly for flow. I am pretty happy with the amount of flow I have. Anyhow, In a few weeks I will be moving from a 29 to a 50...
  11. Water movement (pumps & wavemakers)
    Will my sand bed stir up if.......... Hi there my name is Tim and new to trt. I've read alot of your posts and was wanting some advise. I'm setting up a 75 gallon tank with 2 150wmh 2 96w actinics, 40 gallon sump, octopus nw200 skimmer(modded), octopus calcium reactor 120, 10lb co2 tank...
  12. NFMAS Member Tanks
    Since I was a small child, I have always had pets. Whether it was a dog, stray cat, baby squirl, injured bird, lizard, turtle. snake, aquarium, or just about any animal that I could keep. I have also had an aquarium set up constantly since I was 4 years old. Definately not going to share how...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    So, I've finally started my 40g breeder build (thread and pics to follow later today). My question is this: I built some DIY rock lifts out of 1" PVC. I've got a few slots to insert small powerheads to aerate the rock from underneath. I want to epoxy the rock lifts to coat the surfaces with...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I started a thread in the large systems forum but I did not get much traffic there so Im posting here now. For those that dont know I have a Perfecto/Marineland 180gal tank with 2 corner overflows. I have an Oceanic Model 3 sump, MRC MR-2 skimmer. My plan for my aquascaping is to build a rack. I...
  15. General Reef Discussion
  16. General Reef Discussion
    i would like to have an anemone (a Haitian Reef Anemone or Condy Anemone) and a few corals (Frog Spawn, Kenya Tree, Hammer) MGA (my hubby) says t-5ho retro kit would be good. question is how many bulbs would i need would this...
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