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  1. nano build off 2008
    Hey everyone, I have been really looking forward to getting the nano tank going. It was sometime in December that my wife and I decided that we were going to change her FW planted tank into Nano reef tank. Ever since she brought home her 10g FW tank from her classroom I thought about turning it...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Well were about to ring in the new year and I thought I would throw a party. We have all had a lot of accomplishments in the 2007 Year. Lets share some pics. We can call it the Before and After Party. Lets see some before and after pics of growth, change...etc. Lets hear some ideas for the...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    So about a week and half ago I started a new tank. I got a new JBJ 28 gallon HQI Nano Cube. I added the Nano Tuners 2.18 PC light upgrade and a JBJ Arctica 1/10 hp chiller. I have 28 lbs of LS and 28 lbs of marshall Island and Tonga Branch LR. (I will add pics of my set up tomorrow.) With that...
  4. Margaritaville
    Good Morning Stooges!:wavey:
  5. NFMAS Member Tanks
    We were given this tank in order to rescue it from Hair Algae. Details we currently have on it until later when I can get some lights on and investigate contents better ... Perfecto 36 x 12 x 20 Glass Tank White Stand Coralife 250W HQI 20K Metal Halide Clip On Light Coralife 2 x 18W 6500K PC...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello again TRT! I haven't been here for many of moon's and hope I am still welcome! I would appreciate help on this subject; I have moved homes earlier this year and sold off my FOWLR but..I kept some good pieces of Tonga branch LR for the hopes in starting a new tank as soon as I moved...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I asked for some advice on another forum, and what they told me was shocking. Long story short, basically I dont need to have any mechanical filtration besides my skimmer, if I have a very established tank with enough sand and LR? 55 gallon, running 2+ years 2 inch sand base 60lbs tonga branch...
  8. TCMAS
    Stopped in and the place looks great. I take back what I said about Ed. He is doing a great job with Keith. I have already picked up some sweet xenia and stars from him. I like the feel of the place. Much better atmosphere than something fishy. Not that something fishy is bad just...
  9. Classified Archives
    so i do not have the time to take care of my 125g tank. i am in school and i can only handle a small system, so i am downsizing my tank. the following items are available after my 4 fish are sold... (The fish must be sold first) Hardgoods: 1. 125g Dual overflows, durso standpipes, plumbing...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Just got done with my first water tests done, .25 Amonia, and 0 nitrates and nitrites.That test result was before I added a gallon of r/o. Is it time for my first water change orshould I wait it out. Is it posible w/ 3 lbs of lr, 2 common clowns that it still hasn't cycled yet? Oh yea 20 long...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    So after reading every thread that I had time for I set off on building my first reef tank. It was a long road with many questions that were answered by everyone here. A BIG thanks to everyone for putting up with all my newbie questions. So here is a list of everything I have, I will post pics...
  12. Topic of the Week Archive
    We all need it, or do we. ;) what kinds are there? what are your favorites? do the different types make a difference? Do we need "Live" rock? G~
  13. Tank Specs
    Updated as of 08/21/03. 80 gallon reef aquarium 48" x 18" x 23" 100lbs of Fiji LR 30lbs of Tonga Branch LR 5-7" DSB Remora Pro Hang-on Skimmer 5 Powerheads for water circulation with spray bar Lighting: 2-250ww MH's 10,000k German and 2-96ww PC's actinic 03's. Fish: 1- tomato clown 1-...
  14. Equipment, Start-up, and Education Archive
    what equipment and what kind of lights are you using
  15. Tank Specs
    Tank Specs: 80 gallon reef aquarium(48"L x 18"W x 23"H). 125lbs of Fiji LR and 25lbs of Tonga Branch LR. 5-7" DSB Remora Pro Hang-on Skimmer/w overflow box Fish: 5- yellow tail blue damsels 1- yellow damsel 1- longnosed copperband butterfly Corals: 1- shrooms 2-Blue ridge coral 3-Scroll...
  16. Equipment, Start-up, and Education Archive
    ok, quick question. just how much room do my swimmers need? i added another 20 pounds of base rock last night, which brings me up to about 50-55 pounds of base and fiji for the moment. i'm also intending to add another 30 of the good stuff, as soon as casey is ready to sell (hint hint ;) ) but...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I have noticed Live rock from different places. Are some better than others. I do see different prices. Which would be the best for a reef tank? Ive seen: Fiji Marshall Island Pohnpei etc I would imagine its best to get it cured?
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