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  1. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    I was planning to do a softy tank with predators but I made the choice not to. Im still collecting dry rock need a lot still. I want to get a volitans lionfish it's really my favorite of all and I blame the black lion I saw a year ago it was solid black except at the tips and edges of the head...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So if you saw my build thread you know I upgraded to a 90g perfecto rr. I used the 20lbs of sand from my old tank and the 35lbs of LR from my old tank. I add two large peices of base rock aswell. I have not added anything that would cause a cycle. The coral and three small fish from my old tank...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    my tank has been running for 1 1/2+ years now, i have aprox. 100lbs LR. only other fish are: 2 clowns, 1 hippo tang, foxface, engineer goby, volitan lion, zebra eel. so nothing else eats pods regularly. the system is separated by 2 75g tanks (one reef and one FOWLR containing the lion and...
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    Just posting here to say hello and list the tank. We have several freshwater tanks housing assorted cichlids and one blackwater tank housing rays/bichirs, but we just started our first saltwater tank...and we are quickly falling in love with the marine world. :rotflmao: At the moment we have a...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone/ (anyone)? I have a 90 gallon reef and fish set up. I have 1 Volitan Lionfish, 1 lawnmower Blennie and 1 yellow watchman goby. 9 pcs of coral mostly mushrooms , 2 leathers, and 1 orange sun coral. it was established and torn down. I have had it up and running for over 10 months...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I went to my LFS and had a chat with the manager for about 2 hours (it was slow for them so I got all the time i wanted :rotflmao:) We basically went over 2 different types of tank builds. A passive one where I can have my fish, inverts, and coral. Seems awesome but the cost is like 5:1 to a...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi I am new in this forum. I hope I shall get good experience and knowledge from here
  8. General Reef Discussion
    just wondering if it was true that macro algae reduces the nitrate levels in a tank. my levels are getting high and i am starting water changes. i am also going to be getting more live rock, live sand, and a better skimmer. these are all ways to reduce nitrate levels.....right?
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so I have many bristleworms ranging 1 to 2 inches long. Are these bad? I'm just noticing these in the past week I can probably see 10 of them. Which makes me think there are many more to come. Would it be helpful to keep a shrimp that will go after them like a coral banded shrimp? I have a 4...
  10. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    Back when I started out with a fish only tank the only thing I wanted was a reef system and couldn't afford it. After I turned that tank into a reef and got another reef tank I badly wanted a fish only system so I went ahead and did that. My tank is a 90 gallon wave front. I enjoy a fish only...
  11. nano build off 2008
    :blob:Welp with a little convincing from a friend here goes nothing. Since I'm completely broke right now and not working at the moment i'm doing this thing on a budget. Here are specs: (nothing fancy) This will be a 3 sided tank with a powerfilter on one end just for carbon and movement. 2...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    ok heres the list of what i would like to eventually have in a FOWLR tank, Harlequin Tusk Volitan Lion Zebra Moray Eel Lemon Peel Angel 1. what do you think about the compatability? 2. what size tank do you think I will need? 3. What kind of clean-up crew can i get?
  13. General Reef Discussion
    right now i have a 75g display tank on a stand that houses another 75g tank below it. the display tank i have set up as a reef and is drilled in the bottom back corner goes into the tank below, and pumped back up. heres what i am thinking, Surround the pump tightly with live rock (only small...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Which would you choose?:confused:
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone! I'm back in the fish game, and am looking into setting up a fish only tank this time for a lionfish or maybe a banded shark. I'm not really set on either one, but I'm looking for something which will be unique. I'd like to have one large fish, rather than a few smaller ones, but...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Just looking around at fish choices and came across this pretty tang... anyone have one or know anything about them? Seems from the description one would make a good fish choice. http://www.petsolutions.com/Tennenti-Tang+I140250L+C16238.aspx
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so yeah my yellow tang died last week and the store gave me 50% credit for it, since I only had it 2 weeks. My blue tang however I discovered when I got home from work today had died I had that one at leat 3 months I would say. I think part of the problem is my tomato clown is very...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Well I am battling a similar problem to lizzie as some of you know. I had a algae problem that is getting better. I admit I don't know if in the beginning my liverock was cured or not. Anyways it looked nice for 3 or 4 months now the last 3 months still looks brown and green from algae. I am...
  19. Michigan Marine Hobbyists (MMH)
    Please Provide the following information along with Pictures of your tank, TANK SIZE: Life of Tank: (years/months) TANK MANUFACTURE: REFUGIUM: SUMP: CALCIUM REACTOR: SKIMMER: LIGHTS: TANK CONSISTS MOSTLY OF: (Coral) Inhabbitants: (Fish/Inverts) Other Equipment:
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I got a Volitan Lion on Sunday and has not eaten yet. im trying to get him to eat a danio off some tongs just to get him used to the tongs then switch over to frozen krill. is he still just getting used to my tank? how long before i should start to worry? he stays out in the open goes from one...
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