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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I've had my fish tank for about 6 months now and I was wondering if I should make the exciting journey into coral :biglaugh2:. What do you reckon? IF I was going to get coral in my tank then what lighting would I get? Could you recommend brands of lighting? I currently have a Platinum...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, We have a hole built into our wall for old CRT tv's. We would like to put a salt water tank there and custom frame up the hole to make it look really custom. I have several concerns, one being the weight of the tank. The opening is 48" wide and 32" high and about 2 - 2.5 ft...
  3. Nano Reefs
    I've always wanted a reef tank but never started one til now I am planning to start my new tank this upcoming week and would like some feed back from the experts. what I've bought so far is: 20 gallon tank 24" orbit marine led circulation pump 950 pro 200 heater fluval aqua clear 70 30...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, So I went out and bought my tank! Got a pretty killer deal on a used JBJ 28 Gallon Nano Cube LED Professional tank, with the stand and quite a few supplies included. Cleaned it up today and got it running to begin the cycle. Don't mind me asking a few quick questions. 1. Do I keep...
  5. Nano Reefs
    I might start a 55 tank. I need to know from putting the water in to keeping the fish alive. This is what I already know how to do. Acclimating fish What fish are capable with others I will need some essential crabs, hermits, snails, and I think starfish. One thing that had to be in the...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So Im looking to start a reef tank, tank size is going to be 10 gallons with plenty of light and flow. The only question is now, what are some good beginner corals that I should start with. I want some hardy stuff, but also pleasant to look at. Thanks
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, I am just about to set up my JBJ 30 Rimless and had a few questions. So far I have the tank, hydor slim skim nano skimmer, 2 50w eheim jager heaters, hydor koralia nano 425 pump, and a dimmable 120w LED light fixture. Could you guys suggest anything else that I'll need to set up a...
  8. Tank Specs
    hi guys so i basically finished re-doing my tank just a couple of minutes... my tank was a mess, pH was low, and other elements are high... last night one of my fellow helpful friends gave advice on doing a MAJOR water change, 25 gallons, and now it looks cleaner and clearer. in addition i have...
  9. Anemones
    my tank is a year old and i have live rock, 3 clowns, a goby, snails, 2 brittles, and cabbage coral. i am looking at putting an anenome in the tank within the next couple of months. what is a good starter anenome? should i get a bubble tip so that i can try to get clowns to host or should i look...
  10. Lighting
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  11. Tank Specs
    Have a 29g setup with a ~10 sump and refugium. Wanted to get a 55gal but girlfriend convinced me otherwise for a starting tank. Been going strong now with only some skimmer issues and minor flooding when setting up the overflow system. Fish: 2 Clown Dwarf Angel Mandarin Coral: 2 polyp...
  12. Anemones
    what would be the best anemone to start with and the best for my clown fish???
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Yep, I'm new and this is my first post. I have been reading this forum a while and decided to set up a marine tank. So here goes...55 gallon drilled tank, coralife wet dry converted to a sump, 750 mag drive, Hydor Koralia 550 pump, Jagger 150watt heater, SC-Aquariums 65 gallon protein skimmer, a...
  14. SPS Coral Forum
    Hey everybody, I have a 20 gallon nano with a 24" 48W T5 fixture. Recently I've been interested in SPS and I'm wondering what are some good beginner types? It will probably be a few more months of research before I buy anything, but I still want to get a sense of some good ones to start off...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, i hope this is in the right place. I'm kinda new to these forums but have been following them for a fair while and i have to say, the thought of keeping a marine tank has me intrigued but I'm not sure if its for me and wanted to know what other people think. I have been keeping...
  16. Tank Specs
    Hi! I was wondering what type of tank (fresh or salt) is good for a small tank that will be going in a bedroom? Also, what type of fish/plants?:fish: THANKS!!
  17. Tank Specs
    Hi! I am new to the salt water world! We recently bought a 29 gallon salt water tank and have to let it filter though for 2-3 weeks. When that times comes, I had a few questions on what type of fish I should get. 1) Good starter fish > easy to take care of > hardy > not aggressive...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    What exactly is this.Does this really eliminate the need for tank cycle.If so this could really spark more interest and easabilty into the hobby.I think more people would build more setups and people that are too affraid to start will now have an easier attempt...
  19. 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...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    i love my 36 bow front :) but hate it also :( it is starting out as a fish only with lr and only using the suuplied hood and 8000k 17 watt bulb = boring :( ... looking for other thinks to use but unsure what will work with the 36 bow front . is the black canopy necessary , would fish jump out...
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