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  1. Nano Reefs
    Ok so I've had a biocube set up for a little over a year now and things are pretty good. I have a nuvo 16 that i wanna switch to for aesthetics and a little more wider tank instead of the cube. Heres my problem, I have a goby, shrimp and a small clown in my cube right now along with an...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I have a 20 gallon and a 75 gallon that I'd like to combine. I want to take the live rock from the 20 gallon and put it into the 75 gallon tank without starting a mini cycle. The 20 gallon is over 2 years old, the last time I cleaned it, I cleaned under the rocks and did about a 60%...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I currently have a 20g tank that I want to upgrade to a 75g. How do I use my current equipment to cycle the new tank without killing everything in my old tank? Thank you for any help
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Alright I need some of you experienced folks out there to help me with a big task. I will be moving next month I am now trying to plan my 29gal to 110gal transfer. I plan to move part of the LR whenever I move a fish so that the bioload and filtration available doesn't fluctuate to much. Here is...
  5. Nano Reefs
    I have a 2 year old 10g setup with some hard corals and leathers and 2 fish. I have a 55g vertical tank that I about to start ordering upgrade equipment for. My plan is to move all of the contents into the larger set up. I was wondering what you guys think would be the best way to go about...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So I am switching from a 55 gallon to a 90 gallon tank. I am buying the 90 gallon tomorrow, no water or anything it. I need to transfer a yellow tang, picasso trigger, clownfish, porcupine puffer, chocolate star, and a snowflake. I don't have any corals or live rock in my 55. How should I do...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    So, I have found a GREAT deal on Craig's List and need some advice/expertise here. The tank is 150 gallon acryllic, nice black stand and canopy, 40 gallon refugium, 100 lbs of Liverock, in sump protein skimmer and sump pump for $500. I will upgrade the lighting because I would rather have an...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I am nearly finished building my custom stand for my 55g tank. Just have to sand and stain, and she's ready. I build the stand with an open bottom, with the intent of displaying my sump (brand new setup). I can always add a small door if I get sick of it. I am planning on running live rock in...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Okay I have a 46 bowfront FOWLR with about 50 pounds of live rock and a good amount of live sand. My system has been running for about 5 months so I want to use the same sand. I need to transfer everything over to my 75 tonight. Should I just add all my water and live rock over, rinse the sand...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I am planning on transfering my 44 to my 90 in the next week or so. I am about to add sand, and I was wondering if adding dry Aragonite fiji pink and after its filled taking a cup or 2 of my LS in my tank to seed it. this seems the most sensible way to do it, but will my LS in my tank seed the...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone, i am sure there are about 10 threads that already exist on how to move an existing setup to a larger setup, so hopefully someone can just point me in the right direction. I have a 30 gal FOWLR that i am looking to upgrade to a 72 gal bowfront. i have no idea how to do this safely...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    So with the schooling half way over I need to think of future planning. Specifically living and where to keep the tank. Next year I'm moving into a dorm with down at campus but unfortunately I cant stay during the holidays. this means I don't wanna tear down a 30g tank plus sump 4 times a year...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hello reefers, Looks like ill be upgrading from a 55 long to a 125 gallon thanks to my awesome girlfriend! I plan on using my cycled 55 gallon water and making new saltwater to fill the remainder. Does anyone have experience in transferring tips tricks ideas issues as I have softies and a tang...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hi eveyone! I am needing to transfer everything from my current 10g reef to this 28g. I will be adding 25# of dry rock. My 10g consists of 10# of LR, and O' clownfish, torch coral, cabbage leather, various zoos and mushrooms, CUC and it is bare bottom. What would be the best, safest way to...
  15. Nano Reefs
    Hi All, I'm looking to transfer all my items from one tank to another well I modify my current Biocube 14.. How would you suggest I do that and will there be another break in period.. Meaning another cycle.. Adding nothing new just transfering to one tank well i mod the current one then all back...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hello friends, i just transfereed my tank to a rectangle to a hexagon.. i have the fishes which are two clowns, a turbo snail and mexican crab in a small 5 gallon tank with the filter pumps in there also an air stone. How long can they be in there till i move them to the tank which is really...
  17. TRT Member Blog's
    After starting a thread in the spec part of the forum I remembered the blog part This is mostly for reference for me to keep tabs on my maintenance a journal so to say My tanks been up n running just over a month now and I'm on my 3rd of 4 wc, 2 small 4g, a 15, and a 20g wc ***ESTABLISHING...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I got a 46 gallon tank its cracking so im getting a 75 gallon i have a hang on octopus lx1000s skimmer and octopus br70 reactor how do i move them is it safe to off the reactor and moving it being off for couple of hours and i have to add more cured live rocks so do i add another 30 pounds right...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Last night my friends 10g tank got cracked by juveniles so we immediately transferred the fish and live rock to my 29 gallon tank trying to save what we could. After about 5 hours all of his fish and my fish are dead. The weird thing is the invertebrates survived. He had 2 clowns and i had 2...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    So i have a 29 gallon tank that is almost done cycling with very cured live rock in it. i am debating purchasing a 14 gallon bio cube that was used as a coral tank for five years, and putting most of my live rock into that to create a coral tank out of it. my current live stock is a Firefish...
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