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  1. Marine Depot
    It's Coral Time! We add some amazing SPS from World Wide Corals to our Red Sea Reefer 525 XL in this episode! Don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel!
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey TRT, I am starting a 90g tank and considering I've only had a 20g nano tank in the past with a HOB I figured I would start a Build thread for you to tell me Yes, No, or Maybe So. So the 90g Tank, 2-250 Heaters, Skimmer, and Return Pump arrive Sunday ($500 on Craigslist). Is this a good...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, so I've been waiting for this to come. I've upgraded to a 40gal breeder from a 20gal long. My decision to choose a 40gal breeder over a 55gal is the fact that the 40 breeder as a width (back to front length) of 18" and the 55 is only 13. I wanted the extra size in width so that I could...
  4. Marine Depot
    How to Build a FOWLR Tank Fish-only with live rock aquariums are great for newcomers to the saltwater hobby! http://www.f3images.com/IMD/MD_images/newsletter_pics/newsletter_07_22_2016/FOWLR-Tank-Build.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/SIZE]
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I just set up the 29 gallon softie tank. I don't know a whole lot about these coral so I may need some help along the way. The tank has 30lbs of oolite sand (might be regretting this) and will have a 10 gallon sump hooked up below. I am getting a 27" maxspect razor this coming weekend for...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Since the downsize of the 75 I decided to transfer everything back to a 40 breeder. I just really like the size and if/when I'm going up again it will be to a 4x2x2 120 gallon. It has been about 3 months now since setting this up and have been doing some work over the last few months. I had a...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I'm sure I could find this if I did enough digging but I thought it'd be easier just to ask. Where should I post pics and description of my setup for comments and feedback? I want to post somewhere it is likely to be seen but I don't want to ruffle any feathers by posting it in a question...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I'm still pretty new here, so for those of you that havent seen me around the link in my signature will give you a short background. So over the last month I've started to gather equipment and started reconditioning a used 90g. That I've had for a year (just never got around to this project...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, I just finished a few mock-ups of my new tank and figured I would share them for anyone that is interested. The tank will be a 75 gallon deep blue professional rimless aquarium (48 x 18 x 20) with a starphire glass front panel. Since I chose non-RR, I'm having my LFS drill the rear...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Well it's been so long since I've posted! Spring break is coming up which will give me time to continue the tank... College has literally taken over my reef upgrade.
  11. Tank Specs
    Hey TRT I figured I would start my tank specs even though its not completed. Its been painfully slow process because of the expensive equipment needed for a saltwater tank but I am trucking along although it fells like i am making more progress in the research side of things. while some of you...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Just filled it with water here are the specs: 60 Gal glass Aquarium & Stand 100 &150 Watt Heaters UV Sterilizer (Green Killing Machine) Hawkeye Rapids Pro RP3 Wet Dry Filter system (Built in protein skimmer) Top fin Power Head 50 60 Lbs Nature's Ocean Bio-Activ Live Aragonite Reef Sand 50 Lbs...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    So as many of you may know, I have a four month old 90g with a 20 gallon sump. I've come into some money and am going to update my basement and want to do a final tank build down there. I'm along way from adding new fish, but want to do this now so I'm done moving and building tanks. I'll list...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    So I just built my 75g 1.5 month ago and this is what I have so far!! Equipment: 2 AI Sols led, 1 nova evergrow, Etss 800xr with Iwaki 40rlt, 2 mp10, fluval sea mp4 return, 25watt uv (plumbed in left overflow), dual 2" overflow, coralife 1/6 hp chiller heater!! Sump does have 3-4" of Fiji mud...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    My best friend runs her own aquarium maintenance service and one of her clients moved and couldn't keep his tank so I got the contents. (2 clowns, some mushrooms, Zoas, and some live sand and live rock. I converted my FW 46g to salt, gave away the fish, shrimp, and plants. I scrubbed out the...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I have the dims of the 55 gallon tank... 48"x 13" x 21".... Am I OK to have the baffles cut to 13" wide? Will this provide a tight seal? Too wide? I want tightest fit while sitting straight. Obviously my heights will vary for each piece.
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Moving into a new home, time for a tank build!! šŸ˜ƒ Let me give you some back ground information. My name is Christian I've been in the hobby for close to 11 years now. My first tank was a 29 gallon bio-cube with PC lights. My current aquarium is a 70 gallon mixed reef aquarium with 9 ecoxotic...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    So I have been curing my rock I got from BRS in my new nano tank. I have been taking readings and my tank has also been cycling during this process. (Ammonia spike already and now nitrites and nitrates spiked and are dropping. ) I am going to be moving this tank to its permanent location once...
  19. DIY Forum
    I'm new here and am looking for comments on my design below. My newly purchased setup came with an Eshopps WD-300CS wet dry Filter as pictured below. I plan to convert it to a sump/refugium as follows, using eshoppes HOB overflows from a 25 high (seahorse tank with a HOB refugium for...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Well I was able to pick up a nice 14 gallon used nano tank this past weekend. I was able to convince the wife of it by saying we can put it in the nursery (not due till December so i need time to get the tank ready i told her). Any picked up the tank yesterday, tested it with water and...
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