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. Reef Racket

    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. Sleeping Giant

    My 75 gallon video

  4. J

    Build Thread My 32.5 Fluval Flex Marine (BUILD THREAD)

    Hi, I'm new to the saltwater hobby, I thought I would post my tank and the upgrades I've done to it. Livestock: 2 clown fish 1 purple firefish 1 Midas Blenny 1 Cleaner shrimp 2 Hammer corals 1 pink goniopora 1 flame BTA 1 Torch 2 GSP's Equipment; - I'm running the stock light (Corals are...
  5. J

    New to Saltwater

    Hi, thought I'd post about my first tank. I have a fluval 32.5 gallon reef tank with 2 clownfish, Midas blenny, purple firefish and a cleaner shrimp. my tanks been running for about 4 months now. I have a couple hammer corals and 1 flame BTA and A pink goniopora. everything is going good so far...
  6. EcoFriendlyMouth

    Nano Build Fluval Flex 15g saltwater. A first saltwater tank.

    Well I guess welcome to my build thread. I have been wanting to do a saltwater tank for a minute now. However, due to stability in living situation and work, I havent had a chance until now. With all of my classes for my undergrad online, I decided to dive headfirst into a reef tank build. I had...
  7. KimberlyMary

    Best Light Strip?

    Wondering what everyone’s favorite lights are (preferably strip/bar) I need a 48in light for FOWLR tank with a phone app! Seen the Fluval Aquasky lights at my fish store but wondering if there is any better for around the same price (Little over 200CAD)
  8. D

    Need skimmer help!

    So my girl just bought a fluval flex marine 32.5 gallon and I wanted to get her a protein skimmer. I have been looking online and calling local stores. I can’t seem to find a fluval PS1 skimmer anywhere. Is there a reason its not out there? If it’s not being made does anybody know another...
  9. itsdRu

    Hello New from Cincinnati

    Hello all I’m new from Cincinnati Ohio I have a fluval 13 1/2 gallon saltwater tank with a CoraLife surface skimmer and protein skimmer built-in. I really need some help here I’m trying to get everything correct in the water before I add any livestock including coral can you please view the...
  10. wonroc

    Build Thread Please delete thread so i can create new tank thread

    Fluval Flex 32.5 Saltwater Mixed Reef FLUVAL Flex Marine 32.5 MarineDepot 4 stage Rodi Tropic Marin Pro Salt 2 bags pink sand 40lbs life rock Fritzyme 9 Mixed reef. Rear fuge: purigen/charcoal. Filter material. Tunze Nano Skimmer. Intank. Ceramic media for the rear bottom space. Nano Ato to a...
  11. ScubaFish802

    Hello New R2R Member!

    Greetings! My name is Christian. I’ve lurked in the forums here for quite a while, and figured it was about time I became an actual member. The info in these forums has really helped me get my first tank up and running and have been absolutely awesome. Currently I have a Fluval Flex 32 up and...
  12. Sleeping Giant

    Fluval products

    Just wondering if anyone uses Fluval products in their reef tank(s). I currently use: CP1, CP2, CP4 powerheads Fx4 canister filter (used a 306 canister filter prior, but wanted more water volume) Fluval LED marine 3.0 Bluetooth (48-60") Fluval LED marine 1.0 white/blue switch (48-60"), will...
  13. reefmasterdomi

    EMERGENCY Heater in 2.6 gallon

    i set up the fluval 2.6 gallon all in one as a tiny office tank, sort of a grow out for mushrooms and easy corals. i have everything set up with bio media and water from my display 3+ yrs old. all i need is a heater so what would you guys recommend? it would have to fit in the back compartment...
  14. Wicksy

    Build Thread Wicksy's Evo 13.5 Journal

    Hey guys this is going to be a journal of my Fluval Evo 13.5 Heads up I've never had a journal before so I might be all over the place and this is my first salt water tank. I've had this tank running for over a year now it hasn't been doing much until recently so let's get started. 13.5 Gallon...
  15. Lindebrah

    Hello all! About to dive into my first Reef Tank and was looking for some opinions on my equipment before I pull the trigger!

    Hey guys! I'm new to the forum but have been lurking for a while now. I'm about to start my first saltwater reef aquarium and just wanted a quick opinion on the parts before I order them. I know a smaller aquarium isn't recommended for your first aquarium but I don't really have space at this...
  16. Jonify

    Build Thread After recovering from my Bobbit worm trauma, here's my new build.

    BUILD INTRO: Day 15 (EDIT 9/22/20: swapped to a 20G Red Sea MAX NANO about a month after I started this build thread for the 13.5G Fluval, and transferred everything over, including sand and rock ... haven't gotten around to making a new build thread for the RS, but I will. Soon. Check out these...
  17. S

    Nano Build Fluval Edge 6g and Spec V with 20g Sump and ADA Imitation Stand

    Current tank shot 1/4/21 8/29/20 progress photos and build thread --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Start f Build Thread Ayyy first build thread on R2R! Bought a new Fluval Edge 6g on sale and...
  18. Dave Thomas

    LPS and the Fluval Marine and Reef 2.0 light- 90 gallon

    I need some advice from real people- because it seems like Fluval owns Google. All I can get is a dang commercial or store ad when I write anything about lighting levels for this light. I have a 90- gallon that has been doing well for over 3 years. Mostly a fish only, but then, last year, I...
  19. Cl0wnfish

    Hello New but I have experience :)

    Hey there! I have been reefing for 7 years and started with a 15 gallon bow front with t5s and a Fluval 306 canister filter and hang on the back fluval filter for extra filtration. I now have a 29g with a external sump, protein skimmer with fluval sea leds with lps, sps, softies and two clowns...
  20. thejebster

    Hello Going To Purchase The Fluval EVO 13.5gal

    Hi everyone! Happy that I found a form that I can talk with people with a similar interest! I am new with saltwater, although I do I have family that has saltwater tanks. I am set to do my first tank with little help as possible from them! :) So I am purchasing a Fluval EVO 13.5 and I was...
  21. L

    Deciding between Kessil and AI Prime

    I currently have a Fluval Evo 13.5 nano tank with the stock lightning. I'm looking to upgrade to something which allows me more control over the settings, and to eventually keep some more advanced corals. I also plan to use this light on a future lagoon tank build which will be about 30g. My...
  22. McJaeger

    My fix for stuck ATO sensors and accidentally flooded tanks!

    Hey guys. I wanted to share my solution to a problem I've had a few times since I installed an ATO a few months ago. I haven't seen any threads with this exact fix and I'm a bit new to the hobby, so pardon me if this is common knowledge. I'm using the XP Aqua Duetto as an ATO for my Fluval EVO...
  23. A

    Too much live rock for my aquascape?

    Hi all, I am starting a brand new nano Reef in a fluval Evo 13.5. I have never done a salt water tank so this is a new experience and I could definitely use any and all help. I would like to ask all of your opinions on the aquascape I made. It is about 11-12 lbs of live rock. I am wondering if...
  24. BloopFish

    What to do with cords and DIY Mesh Lid?

    I've purchased a DIY Mesh lid kit and I currently have a fluval evo 13.5. I have two koralia pumps so I have two cords coming out of the tank, how should I cut the lid size to allow the cords to go out of the tank? What do people usually do? Do they cut the lid shorter or do they cut a hole...
  25. Perpetual Novice

    Build Thread My 13.5 Gallon Mantis Shrimp Tank

    I began working on this tank June 9th 2019. It's an all-in-one Fluval Evo 13.5 XII that sits on my nightstand and is a species tank for mantis shrimp. This thread is to document my journey building this nano system and learning how to care for the fascinating animals inside. Here is some...