With money a lil tight and a seahorse tank in the works I'm putting the CA reactor on the back burrner (for now). I'm thinking about dosing Kalk. What is the best / safest mothod? Drip, dose or use it in ATO?
any suggestions would help.
The Kent dosing pump seem the safest method, I just fear...
I am new to this saltwater thing, and I just noticed I have some aiptasia on my live rock. I only have like three but I just found out they are pests and can multiply pretty quickly.
How can I get rid of them without hurting my two clownfish, long tentacle anenome, green polpys, ricordea...
i went up to ace hardware today to get some painting stuff, and i saw out of the corner of my eye that they had 50lb bags of pelladow, and 50lb bags of magnesium chloride, so a lightbulb went off in my head after reading farleys article in reefkeeping a few months back. and since im almost out...
What the heck? I have some ideas I want to try and entering the contest will push me towards actually doing them ;)
I'm building a 125 Gallon system for the house and want to try building a nano from scratch for my desk at the office so this will be the one :D
Nothing in stone yet but I will...
I am pretty new here so here is my official TheReefTank thread
I started my first reef tank in August 2006. Originally I wanted to start a planted fresh water Amazon tank. My plan was to be able to have a freshwater ray. However, I had a friend that was into reefs...
No not getting out of the hobby just taking a break from salt for awhile. So I've decided to see what type of interest I can get for this setup.
AGA 90 RR
AGA 30 for sump
RJ aquatics stand 36" cherry
RJ aquatics canapy 15" cherry
One 1/2" thick starboard bottom (white)
Mag 12 return pump
Tons of aptasia hitchiked on my live rock. Are they good or bad??? I plan to make this tank mostly soft corals (it's a new tank and not even cycled yet.) also found a quarter sized Asterina. It appears to be munching on alge and not touching the mushrooms. I think I'll keep the Asterina for new...
I know alot of you use balls and wages pickling lime and have good results but I do not like the stuff. Maybe its because I am using it in a kalk reactor but these are the problems I have seen with the stuff
1) It does not remain in suspension like Seachem kalkwasser
2) it turns my reactor...
I've been meaning to automate my topoff and haven't got around to it yet.
What are some cheaper(but safe too) method to do this?
Are float valves safe enough?
How about using a AquaLifter pump(AQ20) to slowly dose top off?
Currently I'm topping off manually dailay. Ideally I would fill the...