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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Help me track down a murderer! I run a 300g total (250 display, 50g sump) mature tank (okay, several years mature, not paulb mature…) that’s primarily SPS. My corals are all in good shape, everyone’s happy, but for the life of me I can’t add in any new fish without them dying. Some context...
  2. SPS Coral Forum
    I'm currently looking for a new light for my 40 gallon sps tank. The tank is coming up on a year old and I currently have a max spect razor. I just want to know what would be the absolute best light. I love LEDs and I know they aren't perfect for sps, but I kind if want a fixture that looks...
  3. Tank Specs
    Hi Everyone! I'm new to TRT so I thought I'd share my build out. It's a 300 gal with custom stand and canopy. I did all of the plumbing and built and/or modified all of my filtration. Here are some pix: I make my own kalk reactor: I drilled my new reef dynamic skimmer to do re-circ...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    i have a 90 gallon bb sps tank and hate the bare bottom and want to add 60 lbs of live sand and 20 lbs of live rock, can i do this without it cycleing
  5. Lighting
    So im crusing arounds craigs list cause im looking for a light for a 20 long i want to build when i stumble upon a 48" 4 bulb tek for 10 bucks. It comes with a busted ballast which i searched on there website could be replaced for about 60 bucks. I want to know what kind of coral i would be able...
  6. Margaritaville
    Good Morning Everyone!:wavey:
  7. "Soft" corals
    hi new new to corals so im thinking about getting a toadstool mushroom leather in my 29 gallon tank. but i wanted to know if my lighting is good enof. i have a 30" Nova Extreme X2 Saltwater 48W Fixture with:# 1 x 24w 10K T5 HO Lamp # 1 x 24w 460nm Actinic T5 HO Lamp.:help:
  8. General Reef Discussion
    So I think I might have made a mistake here but I would like some opinions. I purchased an RO/DI 4 stage unit. However it has not come in yet. I was trying to save some time in cycling and filled the tank with salt water, live rock and sand. So my question is is it better to drain this tank...
  9. NFMAS Member Tanks
    Hey guys, Paul and I are new to the reef tank members only section, we are going to do some re-aquascaping this weekend but here are some pics of our 90 gallon RR with 2 250 watt metal halides(10,000K). I will post more pics of our progress late this weekend when wet get done.
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hello Everyone Old and New, I've just started a new full time job taking care of a private 2100 gallon tropical saltwater tank. I have unlimited funds at my discretion.:bigeek: There are some SPS corals and tropical fish in the tank right now, but the 85% of the rock work is empty. The...
  11. Margaritaville
    Good Morning Stooges!:wavey:
  12. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Hey all what do u dose and how often. When i look at member tanks you get all the specs like flow, lighting etc. But somethings arent on the list. So what do you dose what dont you dose anymore because your tank didnt respond well to it etc. Im sure this will be a help to all the newbs out there...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I'm sure this has been discussed before, but in 2hrs of searching posts I haven't found specifically what I was looking for so I'll just ask. It sucks going to the LFS and picking out amazing SPS to bring them home and have them 'change color' under my 14K DE MH. They're still very happy and...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I am trying to decide between the octopus Dnw-200 recirc which is 8inch diameter x 30 inch tall with one needle wheel pump and the octopus ddnw-150 which is 6x24 but with 2 pumps. They are both rated the same. This will go on a 50gallon SPs tank with a 30 gallon sump. Anyone have any opinions...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all... Have a few questions... Ok, I am not a total NEWB but I have not exaclty been up on understanding what I need to do to maintain proper levels in my reef. Little background...I have a 125 gal reef (started in February), that is mostly softies, a few LPS, and a few lower light SPS...
  16. Margaritaville
    Good morning everyone. Coffee is on and Cheese cake (Eric it is on top the stove take the rest with you to work)for everyone made speacial for Eric's Birthday today. Up late making it. Hope everyone has a great day. TTFN
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Ok I am changing my tank over to BB, SPS tank, I wanted to know since the Instant Ocean reef crystals have more calcium and minerals in them if it is going to be that much of a difference than the regular instant ocean salt. I am asking this because I do not have a calcium reactor or anything as...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    i never thought I would see this. I run a Current 150g rated recirc skimmer, 25w AquaUV, all run off a mag 500. My nitrates were always low at around 10-15 but I have offically reached 0. I double checked this with both my Salifert and API test kits. Even if its .000001 I am cool with that...
  19. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
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