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  1. Marine Depot
    5 Ways to Protect Your Tank from Contamination A tank in your living room may be surrounded by hazards
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Saturday morning I woke up and found my fish tank so cloudy I couldn't even see the rock. My three cardinal fish were dead by the glass in the front. I noticed the entire bottle of fish food had been dumped into the tank. After investigating, my 4 year old confess' and told me that he did it...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have had my first saltwater tank up and running for about 4 months now. A 20 gallon with a pair of o. clowns and some live rock . All was going fine the salt level was a bit high for my liking but the fish were happy. Earlier today i got home to find both of my clowns dead. I checked all my...
  4. Marine Depot
    Keep your tank safe when disaster strikes! With all of the time, money and effort we dedicate to becoming excellent stewards of aquatic life, investing in backup equipment and having backup saltwater prepared are precautions every hobbyist should take.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    So about two weeks ago, my Therm. Geo Heater decided to malfunction and raise my temperature to 96 degrees. When I seen the temperature, I immediately took out my green carpet anem. Its the only "coral" that lived. I did a 55% water change, and my LFS told me to do a dosage with Microbacter(7)...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, long time looker now a joiner. Long story short went on vacation and some how the person who was supposed to add my distilled water to my top off some how grabbed a jug of water mixed with murphy's oil soap (for floor cleaning). They called saying the water looked cloudy about...
  7. Marine Depot
    Have you ever experienced an aquarium emergency? Here is our list of seven great ideas which will set you up for success when things go south: http://blog.marinedepot.com/2014/12/tank-crash-emergency-preparedness.html
  8. Marine Depot
    Redundancies and Backups: 8 Ways to Prevent your Reef Tank from Crashing Although we hope for the best, today we are going to share some of the lessons we have learned—sometimes the hard way—about how to prepare for the worst.
  9. Nano Reefs
    hi! this will be my first post ever and sadly it wont be my happiest...ok, so i went on vacation for a week, the tank is,was, a biocube 14 reef and i left a automated fish feeder and a timer on their lights. i come home and EVERYTHING except for my 2 year old ocellaris clown and my starfish...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    A friend of mine runs a tank maintenence business. He set up I believe its either a 46 or 54 bow for a client. The tank was started in his house for I would guess 3 months using alot of rock from his 5 year plus old ytanks. I wanna say over a month ago the tank went to a dr.s office. At his...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hi allow me to introduce myself, since this is my first post here. I've been gathering as much info as possible from here and RC, and have been since I started my little slice of heaven 4 years ago. Thanks to everyone here for all their info, its just stuff you can't find from google haha...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I'll start this with this is my first experience with a saltwater tank, my boyfriend's second; he had an established tank but ended up moving and taking it down. We started this tank back toward the end of June/early July. We our running a 55 gallon tank with a 17 gallon sump and overnight...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, everyone! I'm very new to the hobby, so please bear with me. I have some questions. I recently lost all my fish but one due to what looked like an outbreak of ich. (Several fish showing severe white spots and dying rather quickly.) However, some of the fish that died showed no signs of ich...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Tuesday we added, against my better judgement, a dog face puffer to our 55 gallon tank. (Dear husband's idea) The guy at the LFS convinced us that he would be perfectly fine in our tank with our protein skimmer.So last night we noticed the tank getting cloudy and saw little white...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    So almost 1 year ago today i started my first 20L reef tank. Up until 1 month ago everything in the tank was perfect. I have 2 torches some polyps mushrooms and a clown fish. than disaster struck. I lost my hammer and my torches have been shrinking by the day. I know why it happened. All the...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone! It's been a while since I posted as I spent the summer abroad (husband took care of tank). With Isaac sitting on top of us for a few days, the power grid here in NOLA was devastated, so we lost power for one solid week. We rigged up a battery system to keep flow going to the...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    So I used GE Silicone II Black doors/windows from Home Depot to attach the baffles on my sump, on the advice of a friend of mine who builds sumps/tanks. Long story short I waited 5 days for it to cure then installed the sump and magically over night my fish/corals were dead and my water was...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    hi all been lurking the fourms for about 6 months now have had tank set up for about 8 months (29 bio) all peramiters are good ammonia 0 trites and rates 0 ph 8.0 sg 1.025. bioload includes snails hermits sand star 2 clowns 2 cardnials, lawnmower blenny and fire fish. there is 30 pounds of rock...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I set up my tank about a month ago. I let the tank cycle then i added two fish to help the process. Waited until the nitrates were at Zero and then started sedding the coraline alge. I started scraping some off the Piece of live rock and let shavings blow around in the power head. I ten...
  20. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    Hello Fellow tankers... I had my 115g Predator tank crash on me 1 month ago.The return line wasn't secured on my return pump, it came off, put 10+ gallons of water on the floor, all sometime while I was on vacation 11 hours away from My House.I get home and rush to see how everyone is doing.My...
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