fluval evo 13.5

  1. Sebastian8601

    Build Thread Fluval 13.5 EVO as first saltwater tank build

    Good morning, I recently picked up a Fluval evo 13.5 from craigslist for 80$ with a heater and stand. I am beginning my first saltwater tank build and would like input and feedback about what i need to be doing to improve on my build. Hardware: Tank: Fluval EVO 13.5 Light: Stock light (subject...
  2. cLoWDy

    Fluval Flex Owners - Experience, Mods, Advice

    Hello Reefers, Im a first time reefer but certainly not new to the aquarium lifestyle. I decided to start my journey with an AIO (all in one) Fluval Flex 32.5 Gallon. I have had so many questions about the best way to go about setting up this tank as there are many ways to modify and improve...
  3. T

    Cycling nano tank, 1 week in.

    Hello everybody! I’ve been lurking here for a lot of my information, But obviously not enough if I have to ask, Ok so last week I got my fluval evo 13.5 started, Put in my live sand (pink Fiji)(I know it’s not “live”) I got a hold of some purple dry rock from a Tyler Johnson. I am running a...
  4. j.register3

    My first tank

    Hello everyone in the Bay Area! I just started my first saltwater tank & am looking for people to connect with while I enter this journey. While I’ve done a lot of research, I’m starting small & letting the tank cycle while I make friends, but my setup is as follows: Fluval EVO 13.5 gallon nano...
  5. Dirté Sanchez

    AIO Build Sister Margaret's School for Wayward Girls Evo XII

    Hello all, here is my Evo XII build, which I keep in my bedroom front and center on my dresser. It's always relaxing to have the clowns to watch in there. Tank Start Date: 6/3/2019 Equipment: Evo XII 13.5g tank Cobalt Neotherm 150W heater Intank chamber 1 media holder Sicce syncra 1.0 pump...
  6. Easy Reefing

    Temperature control for my fluval evo 13.5

    Wsup guys , did a quick video of how I control my temperature for my reef tank check it out if you guys want and if u enjoyed or want to follow , subscribe . Water Temperature Controller for my Reef Tank :)
  7. BigOunce11

    Help with dinos in fluval evo

    Hi all, in January I set up my fluval evo, all going well, other than the dinos i am currently watching fester. From what Ive read, the solution seems to be to raise phosphate and nitrate, mine currently being 2ppm nitrate and 0.1ppm phosphate, however am unsure of the best way to do this with...
  8. S

    New to saltwater, how to raise ph?

    Hi from the UK! I’ve just gotten into the hobby after a long time of wanting a nano tank. Everything seems to be going smoothly with salinity at 1.026 and ammonia, nitrites, nitrates being 0. One issue: my ph is stubborn at 7.6ish despite alkalinity being between 8-9 as per fritz rpm salt...
  9. JoshO

    Build Thread JoshO's Nano Reef

    OVERVIEW: Aquarium: Fluval Evo 13.5 MODIFIED Light: AI Prime 16HD Wavemaker: Jebao RW-4 Salt: Tropic Marin Pro-Reef (1.026) Filter Media: Chamber 1 - Floss Pad, Foam pad, Maxspect Nano Spheres Chamber 2 - Heater, Return pump, Carbon Temp Controller: D-D Temperature Controller Heater: Aquael...
  10. A

    AI Prime 16 HD on a Evo 13.5g reef tank

    I wanted to upgrade my light. To get right to the point I have 3 options for hanging my AI prime light. (can't hang it from the ceiling in my house) 1. Flex arm 12 inches 2. Flex arm 18 inches 3. Solid metal mount When I purchased my AI light last night I went with the 18 in flex arm because I...
  11. C

    What equipment upgrades should I buy to have success keeping beginner corals?

    I have a Fluval EVO 13.5 gallon. My current equipment/media filtration is as follows: Stock lighting, stock return pump, and the Chamber 1 InTank Media Basket upgrade (I run Filter Floss, Chemipure elite, and PhosBan in this chamber). My 2nd chamber only has a heater, which I am willing to move...
  12. BloopFish

    Nano Build BloopFish's Hodge Podge Reef Fluval Nano 13.5g

    Was meaning to make a thread of the timeline of my nano tank for a while... Initial Wish List: 2 Pom pom crabs 1 Porcelain Anemone Crab 2 Skunk cleaner shrimp/fire shrimp 3 Sexy Shrimp 1 Emerald Crab 1 Halloween hermit crab 1 Bumblebee shrimp 1 Anemone shrimp (like a Pederson's) October 3...
  13. A

    Is this too much sand for my fluval Evo 13.5?

    Hi all, I just started this hobby and I am wondering if I put too much sand into my tank? It said I should add about 1 inch and it's approx between 1-1.3 inches at times. I wanted to know everyone's opinion, should I remove some sand? Thanks!
  14. BloopFish

    Adding Starcki Damsel with Exquisite Firefish in a Nano Tank

    I recently started up a Fluval Evo 13.5g nano tank with my partner. One of the fishes she really wants is a blue damselfish. She seems to like the Starcki damsel the most, but I am a bit wary because even though they are supposedly more peaceful than most damsels, I have heard they tend to get...
  15. R

    Nano Build The Fluval Evo 13.5: The Full Journey

    Hello! I am new to saltwater and to this forum, however I have done extensive research on the hobby and have decided to setup a fluval evo 13.5. This will be a thread following the progress of the tank, which I recently bought for only $60. For stocking, I was thinking a few easy corals and a...
  16. WuzzoFish

    Nano Build Wuzzo's First Reef

    Hello and welcome to this thread! This is my first tank and I had a super, super tight budget for it so sorry if I do something wrong! I am also new to this and have only had this tank for maybe a month or two.
  17. HenryF

    Nano Build Henry’s Mighty Fluval Evo XIII 1/2

    Setup was on Jan 1st 2018. Fluval 13.5 Sump Chambers/Filtration: Chamber 1: Aqueon Large Filter Cartridge ( Folded), Red mangroves, extra bag of Fluval Biomax & a sexy shrimp that keeps going in there. Chamber 2: Fluval Stock Foam with Carbon & Biomax, Another extra bag of Biomax Chamber 3...
  18. HenryF

    Hello! First Reef Tank!

    Hello everyone! I bought myself a Fluval Evo 13.5 as a Christmas present from me to me lol. This is my first time having a saltwater/Reef tank and as of right now the inhabitants in my tank are some frags and fish which include : brain coral, clove polyp, zoas, blastomussa a coral that...
  19. Lulu_Lunette

    Build Thread First Tank Nano Tank

    Hello, I'm new to the forums - to get this thread up todate - I started my first reef tank towards the end of last summer, a Fluval Evo 13.5 nano tank. I chose a nano because it would fit perfectly on my bar in my basement and thought that being small it would be more affordable for getting my...
  20. Hannahrain

    Nano Build Hannahrain's 1st Reef Tank

    I've been researching reef tanks and learning all I can the past 3 months or so, watching lots of BRS TV on youtube and other channels, joined several saltwater groups on FB and have been doing lots of internet reading. Anyway I decided to go with the Fluval Evo 13.5 because of it's peninsula...
  21. geniusgio

    Fluval Evo 13.5 owners with chamber 1 intank basket.

    This is for anyone that owns a Fluval Evo 13.5 and purchased an intank media basket for chamber one. So if you bought the intank media basket for chamber 1 and you install it , you notice that water doesn’t run inside the media basket correctly. When I installed mine , It bothered me that 100%...