I have been running my wet/dry trickle filter on my 125 gallon reef tank for about 3 years now. I have been having some problems keeping some of my invertebrates alive recently, as well as some algae blooms that I think are happening due to spikes in my nitrate levels. I think the problem is...
So im new to the hobby. this april I bought a 60 gal wet/ dry trickle filter tank already up and running with fish, 40lbs Lrock, and a purple tip sebae anemone.... after the move i began doing 10 gal water changes weekly, even twice a week sometimes. the reason for this being my tests were all...
Because I was asked for I would like to show the members of TRT one ore two of my aquariums. All my friends of the other forum know me and my aquariums already very well.
My journey with saltwater tanks started in the spring of 1986 with a 75gal. Fish tank.Topically I have 5 aquariums, three...
So for fun and seeing as im 30 in 3 weeks i looked on ebay uk and saw a aquamarine 90g tank for sale. I won it for £205 about 380 dollars.
Im so happy now i can do a build thread because i feel left out being a brit on here!!
So hopefully ill collect it next week, the fish will go to the LFS...
I called it an HRDSB to distinguish it from an RDSB. HRDSB is a Hikk Remote Deep Sand Bed. What I am referring to is a 5G bucket setup such as this one:
Anybody used one or know anybody who has used one to...
For purposes of this discussion the following terms are used to describe certain things:
Live Rock: This seems to be self-explanatory but it will include any DIY rocks, any type of actual rock that is used in a tank for a surface for the bacteria to live on.
Wet/Dry media: This includes, but...
my neighbor is really the origin of my saltwater tanks, before i was introduced to his tank, i was keeping freshwater, now i have no freshwater tanks!
anyhow, something occured to me, is he overstocked? he let me in to take count:
90 gallon reef tank with a 20 gallon sump
I have an Aquarium Life Support trickle filter p-1000 with a 22v protein skimmer for sale that I purchased last august. It worked great on my 55 gallon tank but I have upgraded to a 150 gallon and do not need it anymore. It includes the bioballs but the rio pump that came with the skimmer is...
Well, I'm fairly new to saltwater aquariums. I got a 150g reef tank since a few month now. Unfortunetly it seems I got ich/ick in my tank. I've been adding garlic and hoping my fish would recover on their own, but 2 tangs have now died and my Rabbitfish doesn't look so good. He is still eating...
Alright as you know from my last post I am fairly new to this whole saltwater world. Well I have a few things in my tank..
coral banded shark
2 pieces of live rock ( 1 with a small mushroom)
anamoe ( excuse the spelling )
And just dead rock for show.
My queston is...
Getting ready to set up my 120 which is my third tank in the last 2 years. Currently I have 2 tanks...a 55 glass tank with overflow lighted sump, deep sand bed and plennum, skimmer, Compact flurescents, live rock and lots of Caulerpa. The other is a 27 hex with reverse flow UG bed of crushed...
125g All-Glass tank
DIY stand and hood
Aquarium Life Support Trickle filter w/ sump and dual returns
Retro Fit VHO 72" lighting
3 Sunon light cooling fans
150 lbs sand
225 lbs live rock (Mostly Fiji)
2 emperor bio wheel filters
1 Lawnmower blenny