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  1. General Reef Discussion
    55G Long 0 Phosphates 0Nitrates Equipment: 65G Skimmer 2x 165 Watt Led Fixtures 2x 800GPH powerheads 1x 250GPH powerhead [aimed at water surface] 60 lbs of live / base rock Hey everyone, it's been a few months since I started my tank, and probably at least a month since I've provided a...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Looking for suggestions I am converting my freshwater 38 gallon tank to a reef tank. I have purchased the Octopus 100 skimmer, and 30 lbs of marine sand (not live sand). I am thinking about purchasing 40 lbs of dead rock, and 10 lbs of live rock. I am planning on adding corals, and a few fish...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I am new to reefing. Wanted a reef tank forever. I just bought a used 110 gallon 48x18x30 tank with a stand. I wasn't reef ready so purchased an overflow box and return and will be drilling holes soon. Am curious what everyone's opinion is on other equipment that is needed. I am planning on...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I just set up an 8 gallon rimless tank, with sand and LR. The inhabitants are: a candy cane pistol and a yellow watchman. I also have a green one-head hammer. I used water from my older 55gal mixed reef. I was wondering: I want to add one or two more small fish. Any suggestions...
  5. Nano Reefs
    So it looks like the little 5 Gallon nano has stabilized. Ammonia tests come up yellow. Nitrates almost zero. Looking good after 3 weeks or so. Inside I have 5-6 pounds of LR 5 pounds of LS 2 scarlet red hermits 1 turban snail 1 nassarian snail I may get 2 sexy shrimp and call it over for...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone. I will be buying my 93 gallon cube in a couple weeks but right now I want to start picking up different parts now that way I can set up the tank as soon as I get it. My only problem is I am not sure what I need/want to get. My budget so to speak for everything (aside from...
  7. Reef Fish
    Anybody have any suggestions for beginner marine fish?? I currently have 2 common Clowns, a orange spot Goby, a BTA & 3 Halloween crabs. I have a 65ltr tank which has been running 3+ months now. I'm after a black/white/orange theme :) Struggling to find hardy, non...
  8. Freshwater Discussion
    I am starting my first tank. Its a plasma fishtank that mounts on a wall. However I know that cichlids arent to be kept in such small spaces. I was wondering if it were possible to put maybe two of the smaller cichlid breeds in this tank, along with any other fish that may be compatible? I hear...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    my 90 gal ops softy reef had a power outrage and crashed.... well all the fish except my 2 clown pairs and shrimp died.. a lll corals are fine.. now i want to restock.. what are the suggestions.. they must include a tomini tang :dance:
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Alrighty guys. I have a 55 gallon that's been running for about 9 months. I only have one fish(Royal Gramma) A cleanup crew and a Feather Duster I saved from the pet store. Everything is doing great. Feather duster has rebuilt his tube(he didn't have much of one) and grown about an 1". I've just...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, just wanted some opinions on where my alk should be for a mixed reef. The tank is lps heavy, only one softie (mushroom), 2 sps (acro & monti) and a few zoa. The rest is all lps, all of which are looking great but was wondering what my ideal alk should be as this is the first time i've...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, so after having some troubles with a new installed sump, my 125 gallon FOWLR is now being re-set up to cycle. With that, I made an all new list with all the possibilities. I am hopefully wanting feed back on good combos or good lists of these fish to go in. Of course only a small amount will...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    hey yall. My tank has been up and running sense January and it's doing extremely well. No causalties and pristine paramaters. It's a 45ish gallon tank with 50lbs rock and cc bed. I want you all to help me decide what to add next :) here's the current stocklist 2x ocellaris clownfish neon...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone! i am new to the forums and I have a 3g jbj picotope tank. It's currently day 3 with 2 doses of Stability, about 5 pounds of live rock and a shrimp. I am hoping all goes well although i do have a question about whether or not the rock my LFS gave me is actually live? can someone...
  15. Reef Fish
    I got a sixline wrasse about 2 days ago and I put him into my 38 gallon reef. It was the first fish ive put in there in about 6 months. However the next morning after I got him he was on top of the water turning flips and i was sure he was going to die. As the day went on he began swimming...
  16. Reef Fish
    hi guys, at the moment ive got a 140L tank (roughly 37G) with 2 tomato clowns, a sailfin tang (he is small-medium sized) and a red hawkfish. Ive got an BTA and coral going as well and a decent amount of live rock. I also got a few snails and a big brittle star fish. Recently i haven't been able...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    75 gal Reef Tank running for 2 years, 1 bubble tip anemone, 2 ocellaris clowns, 1 sailfin tang, 1 blue damsel, 1 engineer goby, 1 scooter blenny, 1 coral beauty angel, 1 six-line wrasse, 1 sandsifter star, 1 cleaner shrimp, and 1 1/2 dozen corals. And i do have a Skimmer. What fish would you...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I am new here and new to the world of saltwater. I am looking for suggestions and opinions on my situation/current equipment/stock list/etc. I have been doing a lot of research on the basic maintenance and setup for a saltwater aquarium. I have been immersed in freshwater for...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Well I took everyone's advice and have been patient getting my gear and letting the tank cycle. It's been 3 months for my 65g with only a canister filter and sand bed, all my perimeters are good. So now I need your help lol I have a couple of questions related to the equipment I have purchased...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    hey everybody I'm new to saltwater and reef setups... Ive had and kept freshwater for years now, so i wanted to try out the saltwater scene...I had a spare 10 gallon layin around so i decided to get some sand and some seasalt and give it a shot...i have it all setup with a mini powerhead pushin...
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