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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, So right now have a 30 gallon tank and it is going great, the corals and everything are doing wonderful. However, I want to upgrade my tank a little bit so I can get more corals and some fish that require a bigger tank (like a yellow tang, kole tang or bristletooth tang)...
  2. Lighting
    Hey guys! I plan on upgrading my tank lights from my 2 bulb T5-HO lighting to a bigger 4 bulb T5-HO lighting. I would like to know what you would recommend. I have one in mind that I will post below so give me your opinion on that. Also I have 2 corals, zoas and mushroom corals, what would I...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I currently have a 29 gallon tank with about 60 lb of live rock and 40 pounds of sand. I'm switching to a 56 gallon tank with a 12 gallon sump. I plan on using new sand but will be moving the love rock, coral and fish into the new tank. I'll also be adding some additional base rock that is dry...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    So I went to the LFS today and am now looking at a 120g tank. I have a 30g tank that is running out of room and I am not fully happy with. I would like to start looking at upgrading to a 120g tank, but I am looking for some advice on making the switch. Current Setup: -Aquatic Life (x2) duel...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Currently the tank has mostly softies with a few NPS and LPS. Though I am looking to possibly venture into a few SPS and clams. I read that with some mods to the hood, as in new wiring and what not, that certain LED lights would easily fit into the hood. What would I specifically have to do to...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone! I hope everyone enjoyed your weekend. I am going to be upgrading my 27 gallon hexagon tank, to a 56 gallon column style tank, and I had a few questions. -The lighting i have is a T5-HO, and only goes to 20 inches, but the new tank i was looking at, is 30 inches wide. Would it...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, Im not sure if this is the right place to post but I had a few questions. I currently have a 10g nano tank, which has been set up for over a year. I am replacing this with a 28g nano cube. So far I have added 20lbs of new sand, with a cup of my old sand from the established tank. I have...
  8. The THINK Tank
    everyday i seem to upgrade my tank and im running out of things i can be upgrading. i have a new sump/protein skimmer/ light and i have enough live rock and a refugium with a mangrove forest, i have almost all the chemicals you can get, im running out of things to do, any thoughts?
  9. General Reef Discussion
    hey folks, Im upgrading from a 55 to a 90 gal. This will be my 2nd tank/1st upgrade. I just wanted to get a some information. I want to transfer most of the corals and fish to the 90 gal, this includes some softies, Lps and sps. I wanted to know how long can corals live in a Rubbermaid buckets...
  10. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    I havent been on here much do to moving to Appleton and back (Necedah). So here is a brief history of my reef. I started a 15 gallon lps and softy tank in May of 2006 and I still have nearly all my original corals, clownfish and sebae. I tryed to get myself to get rid of the sebae but didnt...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I just am deciding on upgrading or adding something to my tank (nothing alive) Everything i have on my tank meets its standards. So what should i upgrade....protein skimmer, uv sterilizer, heater,.......ect
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, i am upgrading from a 65 gallon to a 135 gallon. After the 65 is down I am putting down new flooring and am setting the 135 gallon up in the same location. Should I move the 65 to another room of the house now, do the flooring then set up the 135 and let it cycle OR try to do all of it in...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Okay after looking at things around here and as old as this house is lol im gonna cut my tank size to 75 *maybe 90* but anyways When i do this my skimmer is rated for 100g and i have one koroalia 2 ph, also abotu 50lbs of live rock, 25lbs of sand. If i was to purchace the tank and stand and...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Currently i have (2)65w compact flourecent lighting in my 30gal tank. In addition i am in the middle of algae bloom war. I don't know if this will help or not with the algae bloom, but im thinking of modifying my Orbit Current lighting by taking out one compact flourecent light and install an...
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