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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hello, First I would like to say thanks for your help, making me the successful reefer I am, I have referenced the forms to gather information in my decision making along the way. I first started out like many others in reverse with a 30 gal tank currently have a 60 mixed which I am very proud...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Setting up to go on vacation Making sure i think of everything. I have had my auto feeder running for a week, fish seem to be ok with eating the pellets. I am moving my 55 RODI Container to replace the 5 gallon top off bucket. I do a 5 gallon water change every 2 weeks, So i will do a 10-15...
  3. Reefing Equipment
    I am just getting started in saltwater aquariums. I have a 55 gallon tank and would like to start a reef tank. I have a Marineland Penguin 200 GPH biowheel filter that I am using on my freshwater tank. I plan on upgrading this at some point but will this be enough to get me started? I am also...
  4. Tank Specs
    Setup: -55Gallon Standard -Dual 350 Marineland Bio wheel -CPR Bak Pak Reef Ready Protein Skimmer(No bio bale) -Argonite Substrate -roughly 65 to 70 lbs of live rock -Quad T5 216w system(Bulbs are ATI Coral Plus, Blue Plus, Aqua blue special, Actinic) -All fish were drip acclimated -No...
  5. Tank Specs
    OK I'm a serious newbie to marine aquariums although I have been keeping an 80 gallon cichlid tank for about 18 months. I recently acquired a 55 tall marine tank at a fire sale price because the owners were moving and needed to sell immediately. My concern is the equipment setup they have been...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all. Am fairly new to the saltwater side of this hobby, and was looking for some feedback to do things better. Attached a pic of the current setup. you will see a good bit of new rock in the tank...I did just redo the aquascape right before they were taken. Like everything in this...
  7. Tank Specs
    Hello, I'm new to this site and have been reading on it for a few weeks now and everyone here seems very knowledgable. So, I'm looking at purchasing a 220 gallon aquarium here pretty soon to transplant my oscars to. I have the concern of how to go about reinforcing my floors effectively. The...
  8. Tank Specs
    Hey Guys! I purchased my first tank a few months ago and have been referencing this site to get everything up and running. Anyways, here's my tank specs, and a few pics (still fighting gha). Tank: 120G 60"x18"x25" w/ custom built stand (2 sided) Sump: 20G w/ live rock for filtration Protein...
  9. Tank Specs
    As of right now I have the following: 55 gallon long tank 48" 260w PI Aquarium light reef Marine fish hood 1 Koralia 550 gph circulation pump 250w heat stick 30/60 regent filter Zella power center Around 40-50lbs live rock 40lbs live sand 4 yellowtail damsels 2 blue damsels 10 Mexican turbo...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I am very new to the hobby but have done the research and am very excited on embarking on this journey. I have purchased the a 90 gallon aquarium from a friend, that includes all the start up I need to get this up and running. Over the last few months I have picked up a Diablo 200 Protein...
  11. Tank Specs
    :confused:Good Day Iam running a 10 gallon tank with undergravel filtration, I got a chemical hangon filter, going into the undergravel filter on the one side a airstone on the other side with carbon at the top, I then have two airstones at the back of the tank blowing air up to the surface, I...
  12. Reefing Equipment
    Hi I recently Decided to go from a freshwater to a saltwater reef tank setup. I was wondering If anyone could offer some advise on the size of the sump - refugium setup to adequately filter this system. I currently have a tank approx 15 gallons that I was planning to set up as a the sump. This...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Gonna setup a 180 gallon setup in the next few months and need help deciding whats a good skimmer to use. For a sump I plan on using a rubbermaid stock tank. Which brings me up to my next questions, what size should the sump be or what is the ratio when deciding the size of the sump. Also whats...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I am new to this. I have went to my local store and was quoted around $900 dollars for a tank setup. I found one on craigslist for a lot cheaper. I was wondering if all of this would work 90 gallon tank w/ painted BLUE backing Matching Stand and Wood Canopy Coralife T5 quad bulb lighting w/...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Finally hoping to embark on this. Setup would be a 28g JBJ Nano Cube. Space in the back of the tank for some live rock since it really shouldn't be in the display with the eels. Also, some macroalgae in the back and some in the display. I am hoping to keep 2-3 eels in the tank. Sand bed...
  16. Reefing Equipment
    Greetings all, First of all, from my tests the water looks to be great. Everything at or too close to zero to tell. Water is at 1.026 ( if I recall correctly) I have a 85 Gal flat back hex tank setup and running with around 125ish of Live rock, couple fish, a basic leather coral I was given...
  17. Tank Setup 5

    Tank Setup 5

    the way I just set it up last night, the reason I wanted to find an alt way of catching the foxface for eating my coral! 2 caves, 1 big 1 medium and a getaway for the small fish on the other side!
  18. Tank Setup 5

    Tank Setup 5

    can truly see how big he is in this one huge!
  19. Tank Setup 5

    Tank Setup 5

    under side of the brittle star fish
  20. Tank Part 3

    Tank Part 3

    better pic of brittle star fish
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