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  1. Members Tanks
    NanoRyans Planted Fresh Water swamp Hey guys, after a very long time out of the hobby, i've made my return back to fish keeping. Some time next year i plan on getting back in to SW, but for now you guys get this. Tank Specs Setup Date: 4-14-19 Tank Size: 55g Water Volume: approx 35g...
  2. Lighting, Filtration and Other Equipment
    All, I just purchased a new hydra 26 HD fixture what I need help with is light setting and placement of how high off the water it should be. My current fixture is a AI Sol. i have that right over the hole opening protected by a splash shield tucked under the acrylic canopy witch i know that's...
  3. Reef Discussion
    Well. This is a first for me. I have safeties on my overflows so that if the water level goes to high it will trip the gfci on my pump. Unfortunately this happened today while my skimmer was 3/4s full with nasty carbon dosed skim mate. And the extra few gallons of water overflowed my skimmer...
  4. Reef Discussion
    Ive had this coral for about 3 monthe now and besides this new growth? He seems to be doing really well. Not sure if he's just growing, splitting off, or if he's not doing as well as I think he is. Any ideas? Tank specs : specific gravity 1.023 nitrates 0 ammonia 0 nitrites 0 pH 8.3 calcium...
  5. New to the Hobby
    Looking to add a heater(s)? to my fuge'. As my tank specs' show,...I own an 85 gal. with a 20 gal. fuge'. I've read some suggest 2 instead of a single....for safety purposes. Would 2 -150 be about right? My fuge already has "tight" condition(s) Maybe- 1 in my fuge' 1 in my internal overflow...
  6. Lighting, Filtration and Other Equipment
    I am planning an LED build for my display tank and have most aspects figured out. I do, however, hope to get some advice on the drivers. Here are the few options I am considering for a 120-128 LED unit: 1) 9 mean well ELN dimmable drivers, each can handle up to 14 LEDs 2) 2 inventronics 200W...
  7. Members Tanks
    Tank Specs: Acrylic 375 Reef Ready 96x30x30 - Set-up on February 25, 2007 Lighting: 120 3w LEDs, I am using Cree XP-G R5 Cool White LEDs and XR-E Royal Blue LEDs, 2 BoostLED Par 30 s with 3 red and 2 white LEDs in each Circulation: I have two 6100 Tunze Stream Pumps, one on each side of the...
  8. The Lounge
    another reefer mentioned on a thread asking only the reefers age that it would be interesting to compare ages with their tank sizes. so i decided i was bored enough to start it. please list your age, and the volume and type of system you're running. if you have multiple systems please list. 23...
  9. New to the Hobby
    Im having issues with maintaining my calcium and alkalinity in the past never had alot of corals and just relied on regular water changes to replentish everything. But now the tank is filling up and am having isues just wondering what people are using, also thoughts on dosing pumps should that...
  10. Members Tanks
    Hey everyone. I have never done this follow my project thread thing before, but am inviting you along for the ride. Ok so here is what we have. I am moving from my 75g to my new 150g(5'/2'/2') and it is only new to me. Tank has center overflow, no plumbing. Beautiful stand and canopy. Am...
  11. New to the Hobby
    Ok so ive had a FOWLR going for about 5 years... i never have a problem and then my puffer had a reaction and killed all of my fish :(..which prompted me to get a better source of filtration.. I built a sump. i am puttuing in a protien skimmer for the first time as well. question is i have a...
  12. Advanced Topics
    so i bought a shark egg about 5-6 weeks ago hes doing great. But i feel bad for the little guy because he is so big and the egg is so small lol.ive heard and seen of people cutting the egg open for the sharks but when do i know when hes ready?he still has cord attached to the yolk but the yolk...
  13. Reef Discussion
    I have been using tap for a while on my tank with 0 problems besides bad hair algea so I switched to meijers distilled 2 weeks ago and all my corals aren't looking healthy.like my post about zoa base melting you can see my tank specs. Mind you all my fish are still very happy and energetic as...
  14. New to the Hobby
    Tank specs: 75G low boy (5' x 18" wide x 16" tall) Current filtration: 2 Filstar XP3's Question... What media do u guys think is BEST for me to fill my 2, 3 bucket XP3's with?? Bio balls, Ceramic rings, floss, carbon etc?? Please let me know.. Plan is a reef tank.. maybe some smaller fish...
  15. Reef Discussion
    I must say, after 4 little years in this hobby, I am so disappointed by the new posters on our site!!! No one takes the time to read up on parameters, care of corals/fish in a new system, or just basic good husbandry in the hobby. I've seen posts like this a million times and now its my...
  16. Reef Discussion
    Well lately it seems that whatever I put in the tank seems to die. Lately my fish seemed to be dieing of ick but what is even more sad is almost everything I put in the tank such as snails, diamond goby, cleaner shrimp, star fish are died within a few days. I have only three tangs in the tank...
  17. New to the Hobby
    So after reading a little bit, I read that a slight diatom bloom is common in a cycling tank correct? Just wanted to confrim this, I'm getting a little bit on my live sand but its nothing major. This is supposed to happen right?
  18. Reef Discussion
    Any ideas on limiting the amount of hair algae thats growing in my new tank? My water: 0/Ammonia 0Nitrate and 0/Nitrite salinity/1.024 temp/79Degrees. 10% water changes every 1.5 weeks. Light cycle: Actinics/12hrs Halide/10hrs It's only been out of the initial cycle for about 5 weeks, but...
  19. Nano Reefs
    Is there a all in one additive I could use for my 20 gallon reef tank. John
  20. Members Tanks
    HeLLo All ... thought it was Time to share my New Tank... TanK is a 250 GalloN AcryliC Peninsula Lighting : Finnex 6 Bulb T5 Skimmer: Vertex is 280 Media Reactor: BashSea Pumps: 2 mag 18 EcoTech MP40 Uv Sterilizers : Coralife Turbo Twist 18 watt UV Sterilizer Fishes: 1 Emperor...
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