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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I am setting up a HOB refugium for my 30 Gallon Seahorse tank (still cycling). I have purchased a CPR Aquafuge2 (LG) with built in protein skimmer. I have never set up a refugium before for a Seahorse tank so I would like to know if tank "Mud" is a better substrate for the refugium than live...
  2. Tank Specs
    Hey im probably the newest member to the salt water tanks here period, let alone reef keeping. Which is my ultimate goal. (cost is my obstacle) Right now im working on establishing the tank, just added red sea coral pro salt yesterday, no sand, just 2 pieces of base rock and the filter and power...
  3. Must Reads and Common Problems
    Ok, so here they come. this is the collection of all of my reference links i use to try and fill my brain with reef stuff. these are all bookmarks to the original place of origin where i have found them using a simple Google search. none of these links are hosted anywhere else except where they...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Right now my whole tank is sand and I've finally got the flow where I want it but now I have some areas near the middle that I can see glass and no matter how much sand I move it gets blown out of this area. Would anyone see a problem with putting crushed coral in some of these areas? Thanks Kz
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I just got a RSM 130d (my 1st salt water tank :) and I wanted to get the whitest possible aragonite live sand. I only need about 30lb of it and cost is no issue. Can anyone give me some links to where I can buy some, Id really appreciate it. Thanks
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi , doing a new system soon, Why are there so many kinds of substrates out there. The super fine ones to crushed corals. Why use super fine and whats the advanges of either and tradeoff of both. Can you help me decide. My tank will be 65G .Will have corals, and macro Algae if possible. And a...
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