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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, so I have been wanting to piece together a new reef tank lately and was going to buy everything I need used to save some money. I was looking to setup a 40-55gal display tank with a 20 gallon sump that had a fuge and skimmer in it. Well I was searching around today and found a running...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    What would be the best RODI system to maintain a 100 gallon tank? How would you set the whole thing up other than just the filter. Do you guys run hoses into buckets. Once in the buckets how does that work. Do you have valves at the bottom or do you pump water out and directly into your tank...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Good afternoon TRT! It's great to be back...I've been lurking for a while but I haven't been active since I don't have my tank anymore. I'm ready to get back into it. I'm permanently settled in my home here in south FL, so I can finally get a tank without worrying about moving. The home I...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hello! So I have finally chose to upgrade my tank to a 75g. I'm just not happy with my 55g reef, and want to also focus fish as well as corals. In my 55g I have a lot going on, one yellow tang, 3 clowns, 6 line wrasse, lawnmower blenny, and sand sifting star. And for corals, couple Kenya trees...
  5. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    CL la crosse all community pets Reply [email protected] [?] flag [?] : miscategorized prohibited spam best of Posted: 2013-10-31, 8:46PM CDT saltwater aquarium system (sparta) image 1image 2image 3image 4image 5image 6image 7image 8image 9image 10image 11image 12...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I have been looking every where trying to find a DIY or pictures of holding systems like you would see at a wholesale place. Also if their is a DIY any where that shows molti tanks being connected together.
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Build Help: Refugium larger than DT SUMMARY: I am attempting to build a 245 complete eco reef system. Or that's what I am calling it. Basically it is multiple tanks tied together to replicate the ocean "reef". The total water system will be around 245 gallons with over 290lbs of Live...
  8. Tank Specs
    Tank Aqueon 36g bowfront 30.3" x 15.5" x 20.9" -not drilled - no sump. Skimmer Remora Nano hang on keep a quarter cup of phosguard in a media bag changed twice weekly. 30lb Live Rock 20lb black reef sand with a generous amount of aragonite mixed in and behind the display. Marineland...
  9. The THINK Tank
    Lets have a conversation on systems approach and theory! I was thinking... about systems and how they applied to our tanks. It is important to approach our tanks as systems because... well they are systems. They are biotypes with interacting parts that can rarely being excluded from other...
  10. Tank Specs
    My uncomplicated and easy to maintain psuedo reef. System: 40g (24X24X16) custom built beananimal - 10g sump Fish: Bi-color Blenny Royal Dottyback Brown Clown Goby Firefish 2 Percula. Almost mated, still arguing a lot. Inverts: 1 blue tuxedo urchin 1 long spine urchin 1 emeral crab 1...
  11. DIY Forum
    Does anybody know how to make a easy to use DIY auto top off system. Something thats like 10-20$? I have a 30 gal.
  12. Lighting
    Okay, so I am about to upgrade my lighting system in my 55 gallon reef aquarium to LED lighting. I currently have the standard T5 Bulb 4foot system and want an LED lighting system with a higher output, more blue tint, and lunar lights. Shimmer effect and timer would be neat too, but timer isnt...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    can i use like a desk lamp as a fuge light?
  14. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    For sale this 48" long Coral Life Compact light system with 2/150W metal halides, (4) 90w actinic bulbs with (4)lunar lights for moonlight type view. Fixture for $140.
  15. Reefing Equipment
    Hello, i just got the jbj auto top off system. i spent awhile yesterday trying to hook it up. seemed easy. i put the probe 1 in the sump at the correct waterline and probe 2 in resv at correct water level. had it ready to go, the water level in my sump was low enough to make it turn on. I...
  16. DIY Forum
    We decided that we needed more space that just a few frag racks in our 265 display. We really like the 2'x4'x8" rimless tanks so we decided to set up a system based off that size tank. We debated about purchasing the glass tanks from Glasscages or building our own acrylic tanks. We decided after...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hello TRT! . The passing of my GSP (3.5 yo Wal-Mart rescue) has brought my aquarium in the nano-reef direction. Just wanting to share my setup and hopefully here some pointers/suggestions/criticism, anything. This is my first reef. So: -29 g tall -36 # crushed coral (16# of the "Bio-Activ" that...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys i have been thinking of a close loop system for my 29 gal, whanted to know pros and cons to a close loop system. Is it only for circulation or is their other benefits.Thanks
  19. General classifieds
    150G reef tank for sale or trade I have a 150G reef tank setup for sale or trade. I am looking for something smaller (75G and smaller with a wood grain stand and canopy not black along with some cash) and some cash or just straight cash (make me an offer): cash is prefered but all offers...
  20. Large Systems
    I'm recapping the last 1.5 years with photos and blurbs building out a reef boutique. I think you will enjoy the ride. Feel free to join us. If you like the story, please bump this thread and that to help our fellow TRTers find it. I kept the thread in the sponsors forum, but am happy to...
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