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  1. Reef Fish
    Greetings all! Brand spanking new to the Saltwater world after having kept tropical freshwater off and on or many years. I just purchased an AGA 125 gallon "reef ready sort-of" used tank that is 72"x18"x22". The reason I say "sort-of" is that the holes are drilled (2 in each back corner...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I would like to have a tang in my tank. What one would you recommend if i am able to have one in mine. i know people recommend a min of a 6 foot tank. but some of the articles i have read on tangs a few of the tangs state a min of 75 which is a 4 foot tank. suggestions?
  3. Reef Fish
    <!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->So we are going to add a small group (1 m, 2f) from the genus Genicanthus to our 135-gallon tropical reef tank, and we are looking for people's experiences and favorite species to help us make our choice. These are the so-called swallowtail or lyretail...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    So we are going to add a small group (1 m, 2f) from the genus Genicanthus to our 135-gallon tropical reef tank, and we are looking for people's experiences and favorite species to help us make our choice. These are the so-called swallowtail or lyretail angels, and they will have some of the...
  5. Reef Fish
    Here are some fish I have considered (obviously not all of these in the one tank). Any obvious additions or deletions? Any feedback on any of these? Zebrasoma flavescens Yellow Tang; Paracheilinus carpenteri Carpenter’s Flasher Wrasse Harem; Pterapogon kauderni Banggai Cardinal (pair); Premnas...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So I took the proverbial plunge and ordered a 135-gallon tank yesterday. The new baby is 72"x18"x24 with a center trap overflow and a black back. SOOOOOOOOOOOO....what do you think I should do with it? Give me all your ideas on equipment, livestock, etc. Thanks in advance.
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everybody. As of today I have started my complete DIY system. First a little background info about myself and how this came to be: My first tank was a 55 gallon reef that I started back when I was 17 (now 22) and it went strong for three years. Being a student with three jobs was rough...
  8. TRT Member Blog's
    My Blog.......... I wish I was rich... :bawling:
  9. General Reef Discussion
    is it possible to contract Red Tide Poisoning from cyano bacteria dinoflagellate free floting in my tank.. ? im still having Respitory problems (feels hard to take in a deep breath, happening ive been running)
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Ive been researching saltwater tanks for a very long time now and i think i know just about everything i need to start my tank. but when i started deciding on which fish to put in, i realized that i knew nearly nothing about these fish. i know that damsels, mollies, and clownfish are good...
  11. Tank Specs
    This is my tank Inhabitants 3 Zebrasoma Flavescens (Used to have 5 but the internal tang wars has down sized the crew) 1 Chelmon Rostratus 2 Premnas Bimaculatus ( one red and white and one black and Yellow) 1 Cirrhilabrus cyanopleura (beautiful fish and fast) 5 Chromis dont know latin name...
  12. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    Hello, I'm new here, and I'm glad that I found the new home of the BB-tank keepers. I'm Leonardo, 22 years old and I live in The Netherlands. I'm setting up a cube-shaped tank, bare-Bottom of course... System: 86 Gallon Shallow Cube 15 Gallon Sump MTT1 Skimmer Tunze 6110 (3170 G/h)...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Please forgive my comments.... I do care about my fish. I'm sorry for upsetting anyone.
  14. General Reef Discussion
    G'day I am in the planning of a large reef 10 x 3 x 2 1/2 or 10 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2, I had intended to get gold striped moroon clowns however feel they may be a bit aggresive what clowns would be compatible with the following list M Green Mandarin Synchiropus splendidus FM Green Mandarin...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hi there, I previously posted that I am planning a 10 foot full reef. I have a wish list of fish and was hoping to include 1 or 2 wrass that are reef safe with corals and anenomes and compatible with the following fish. M Green Mandarin Synchiropus splendidus FM Green Mandarin Synchiropus...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    G'day we have had smaller and i mean smaller tanks but want to take the step to a full blown reef, am looking forward to the chanllenge both my wife and i love the whoe eco system idea. We have a pretty good budget for this and will be doing a tank project at a time Have started planning a 10ft...
  17. TCMAS
    My Wife brought me home a Naso Tang, and she hates tangs because of their shape but she knows that I like them and picked one up. I'm excited! -Skip
  18. Diseases,Fish
    Why is my blue tang losing color? I see alot of them faded at the LFS. Mine had very nice coloring when I bought him now he is fading? Why is this?
  19. General Reef Discussion
    My poor Toadstool is not feeling well. I have read much on various boards and peoples personal web sites and many mention that their sarcophyton "sulked" or seeemingly failed to thrive for some time (up to a month in one case) before recovering. The first evening that he went in the tank -...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    After maintaing many Acanthuriids in captivity, for many reasons other than good looks, here is a pic of my favorite 'Tang'. Mine is a male.