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  1. Tank Specs
    55 gallon Protein skimmer outside filter two heaters not sure how much live rock or live sand, tank was a gift from someone who grew tired of it. 2 snails, three small hermit crab, and a much unwanted bristle worm. Haven't seen any little guys since the move. LOTS of algae on the rocks.
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Here is an update on our planned fuge and how it will connect to the overall system: Our refugium is meant to simulate a biotope that in the wild would be related to a coral reef ecosystems. Our biotope refugium is a tropical Pacific estuarine refugium connected to our 30-gallon near-shore...
  3. Atlanta Reef Club
    Ok I am a slow learner, but I am starting a new tank. (the 25 gallon). I have 2 bags of live sand in it. 16 pounds of live rock, (Almost cured, but not quite that I got from Marine fish yesterday). They said another week on the rock should do it. What else should I do to cycle the tank? Throw...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I'm getting ready to upgrade to a 56 show 30w"x18"d x 24"high. I want advice on my plan for eqip. I already have a filstar xp3 filter a 216 powersweep and a penguin 170 gph power head. My questions are about lighting and additional filtration. The tank will have about a 3" deep crushed...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hi There Friends: I have a a nine months old 55 g reef tank and I'm not able to erradicate ick from my tank. Afew months ago I buyed a fish that got ick and spread it to the rest of the tank mates. I had by that time a pair of false perculasa yellow tang, a royal gramma, three green...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I am thinking of getting some of these to go in my 30G... Would 3 be enough since these are a schooling fish.... I already have 2 small clowns in the tank now... but I thought these would round my tank out as far as fish go..
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi , everything seems to be settling well in the tank. The blue legged crab is back to his old self after shedding its skin. The two new banded clown fish are settling in well. The three green chromis are also looking healthy. Even my two yellow-tail damsel fish are behaviing...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hi friends just introduced three green Chromis and a blue legged crab into my tank which had two blue tailed damsels. Although the larger damsel is chacing them away every now and then from its patch they seem to be holdiing their own and the tank is relativly peaceful from bloodshed (at...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys ive seen alot of fish shops here in Australia stocking the domino damsels for pretty low prices. I was wondering what info you guys could provide on them and recommend them as a good reef tank fish or not. I know the family is agressive just not sure on this species.
  10. General Reef Discussion
    ok, i'm gonna jump on the update bandwagon, and show some pics of the current state of the tank. plus, paul asked for some anyway :) now, this is no calvin tank, but it's coming along nicely for a converted freshwater 55 ;) here is an overall shot of the tank. you'll notice that my "filter"...
  11. Advanced Archive
    Say your tank holds 250 gallons and you have 250 gallons or water made up in a storage tank for a water change. You pump in clean water at exactly the same rate that you are siphoning water out of the tank and the tank has a lot of circulation in it (the new water and old water are being...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    so who wants to help me figure out what shrimp to get for my tank? first, the obligatory background info: 55 gallon tank, 4x55 watt pc lights (thanks, wrasse man), 4-5 inch dsb (less than one month old, though very alive and active), 75lbs. lr, counter-current airstone skimmer. current...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    yes, i know, i've got another question about my new sand bed. :rolleyes: the new sand bed has been in for about a week now and everything seems be going fine. my question is about algae. there's a bunch of algae on the glass already (which is, of course, normal easily scraps off) but...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    ok, so i now have these 4x55 watt pc lights (half 10k, half actinic) and i've got a question about what corals to get. can you all suggest some good beginning corals i should start with? it's a 55 gallon tank with about 75lbs. live rock and inhabitated by three green chromis, two firefish...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    all- ok, ok, i know that they're basically the same thing. yeah, yeah. i've got a 55 gallon fish and critter tank with about 75lbs. of live rock, 4x55 watt pc lights (half 10k, half actinic blue), a decent skimmer and a hang-on-tank trickle filter with bio-balls and activated carbon. my plan...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    hey- so are things that good or are they that bad? i'm not sure and was hoping that those with more experience could help me out. my protein skimmer produces a lot of foam, but very little gunk. this can mean one of two things: either the skimmer sucks, or my water is pretty good...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    i'm thinking of adding a lionfish and i'm wondering what experiences others have had. i've just moved and and my 55 gallon tank has been running for a few months now. now problems so far and everyone in the tank seems to be ok. currently, i have three green chromis, a bi-color angel, a...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Give me flatworms damnit!!! Please!!! I don't care!!! I'll take flatworms!!! Let me start by saying, darn! There, I feel much better. Remember that thread about the isopods? Remember that thread about me adding fish to a tank with isopods in it? Now look at these pics, taken minutes...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I just bought a coral beauty angel and it is being attacked by my Yellow Tang. What am I to do? He now has a battle scar. Will he recover and is this normal since Tangs are very territorial?
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