1. adittam

    Build Thread 80 gallon shallow lagoon mixed reef - upgrade time!

    So anyone who's seen my first build thread or read any of my several posts about planning this upgrade may already know this, but while this is my second reef tank, it's my first one with a sump, so the learning curve has been steep this time around as well. I've been planning this upgrade...
  2. C

    Tiger Conch Temp Tank Switch

    Just picked up a Tiger conch for our second tank that I’ve recently started up. It seems happy and been doing it’s thing. I’m wondering if I can borrow it for my second tank which is about a year old to cleanup the sandbed for a few days and then place him back in its original tank. Just want...
  3. C

    Nano Build Stocking Feedback & Advice - IM Lagoon 25

    Been working on getting a new IM Lagoon 25 tank setup which is currently cycling. So starting to get more serious about thoughts on stocking. The tank is mostly for my kids so they have requested a few of the options. Looking for advice on if this combo would work well and then in what order...
  4. Q

    IM 25 lagoon question

    Hello , New to this forum. Does anyone know what the water level should be like in these tanks ? IM 25 lagoon, more specifically the water level where the return pump is located. any help is appreciated. Thanks
  5. C

    Nano Build Nano Tank #2: IM Lagoon 25 Build

    We have been running a Biocube 32 for almost a year now and my son has finally broken my will to resist more tanks. Originally we were going to go with a large scale 100+ gallon tank but I just don't feel comfortable/ready for that yet so we are doing a second nano tank. So we are adding an...
  6. daelie

    Build Thread Daelie's Waterbox Frag 165.6

    I always liked the looks of these shallower tanks and figured I'd really like to build out an SPS lagoon with one of them, so here we are. Tank arrived in pretty good shape, and overall I'm pretty happy with it. A couple pictures after getting the tank and sump unboxed Stand was quite...
  7. Lokipsl

    Build Thread Loki’s 25 gallon Lagoon

    Lighting ☀️ Ecotech Xr30 Gen5 blue Peak intensity 27% Flow 2 x Mp10, 2 x battery backups Stock return pump Filtration 2 x media baskets with poly filter pads to catch detritus ATO Reef Breeders Prism current tank shot
  8. reefpublic

    Build Thread Lagoon reef concept

    Show your lagoon, and what's the biggest problem for lagoon concept i'm just running it for two months Tank 120x80x30 (cm) 300L full system These are mine
  9. BighohoReef

    Nano Build The Mushdarium | Oh-man-o-nano IM 25g lagoon

    New Year, new tank... I finally pulled the IM 25g lagoon out of the garage, let the softie/mushroom tank build finally begin! Decided on the sandy bottom... better for mushrooms and easier to spot if they detach, future fish will need it as well. Water is in, taken from the main tank...
  10. reefer_nyc

    Build Thread Reefer_NYC Waterbox Frag 55.2 Lagoon Build

    Hello everyone! I know some of you follow me on IG: or my Youtube: and wanted to start a thread on my upgrade process! So I've been in this hobby for easily over 15 years and relatively kept my tanks...
  11. mclovings

    Nano Build Gunnar’s IM 25 Reef

    Introduction: Hi and thanks for checking out this thread. I just joined reef2reef and this is my first post. I got into reefing while serving in the military in San Diego California from 2013-2017. I moved back home to Washington state and have always wanted to get back into the hobby. We have...
  12. Steve089

    Build Thread Steve’s IM 30L upgrade!

    going to be upgrading an IM20 to an IM30...since im currently documenting the IM20 progress in my waterbox20 build thread, I thought the new tank deserved it’s own thread!! IM20 is about 18 months old, I got it used off of CL as a full setup. goals of upgrade: more horizontal space for various...
  13. AceB9908

    Build Thread IM Fusion Lagoon 50 AIO!

    So here's my first build thread on here! Got this awesome Lagoon 50 from Innovative Marine to be set up in my room! This is an upgrade for me, as I already have a regular old 10 gallon. Everything will slowly get moved into this one! I plan on keeping it Bare Bottom as I have a Party Crasher...
  14. mikedavematt

    Build Thread Shallow Lagoon Reef - Waterbox Frag 105.4

    Hi - I'm new to the forums and thought I would introduce myself with a tank build thread. Here are some shots of my shallow lagoon reef. It's about 1.5 years old. I call it a shallow lagoon reef tank because it features approximately 50 mangrove seed pods, as well as many some usual livestock...
  15. C

    Frag Build Lowboy frag tank/"Lagoonish" build thread

    Hi All, This is my first post here and I wanted to show everyone where I am currently in my build and allow you to follow along as I finish it out. I hope to get a lot of great advice from you all! My son (10) has really gotten into this hobby and has started his own tank that he is running...
  16. inland_reef

    Build Thread Inland Reef's Coastal Lagoon

    Lets talk about gorgonians... They're an underappreciated coral that can be very beautiful if highlighted in the right way. About a year and a half ago, I started seeing them pop up in my local stores and I started collecting (more like hoarding) all of them, at least the photosynthetic ones...
  17. biggie4jets

    Build Thread 80 Gallon Lagoon Rimless Tank!

    Hey guys, so this is an exciting day! I am going to go pick up my new (used) Deep Blue 80 Gallon Rimless reef ready tank. I went to go check out the tank and stand last night and the tank looked practically brand new, the stand looks alright just needs some love (wrapping and some doors). It is...
  18. Sallstrom

    Help brainstorming mangrove, lagoon and twilight zone exhibits!

    Hi, We are reopening The Maritime Museum & Aquarium late 2022(with a brand new Aquarium!) and are doing research on different habitats that we would like to show in our exhibit, and use in our education. So I would be grateful for any input and ideas on species, habitats and scaping the tanks...
  19. Mav2

    “New” RedSea Reefers

    If you could design a “new” series of tanks for the RedSea Reefer series, what would they look like and what features would they incorporate?
  20. R33fedOut

    AIO Build UPDATED: R33fedOut's Innovative Marine Lagoon 25 Mini Frag Tank Build**

    The Innovative Marin Lagoon 25 AIO w/APS Stand is my Newest Build To address My itch for a mini Frag lagoon. This build has been a vision of mine for a while w/o going huge I decided against substrate and chose to go bare bottom with an elevated egg crate frag rack the entire footprint of the...
  21. Metalreefer

    Nano Build Exo Terra saltwater paludarium

    Hello. So I have a Fluval Spec 10L pico. But I feel like its not enough. SOO I decided to upgrade it to something greater. Something you not gonna see in every thread. I got an Exo terra mini X tall. So I’m going to do a half reef and half jungle setup with waterfall, mistmaker and live plants...
  22. 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...
  23. Jterrell

    AIO Build JTerrell 50 gallon lagoon aio build

    Starting a build thread for my 50 lagoon. Tank should arrive at LFS on Tuesday. Custom stand should be done Wednesday. I currently have a 53 gallon setup with sump. I will be adding new Marco rock and seeding it with some rock from the 53 gallon. Sand and livestock will transfer over to new...
  24. M

    AIO Build IM 50 Lagoon - Dwarf Lionfish species tank!

    Currently updated to 1/10/2019. Happy New Year!! To start off with, my wife is a huge lionfish lover and I'd been trying to convince her to use my Elos120XL as a lionfish species tank, but she wasn't having it. Today we walked into our LFS (Aquatica Gallery in Valley City, OH), and got talking...
  25. C. Eymann

    Build Thread My new 80gal rimless shallow SPS lagoon build.

    Its been almost 2.5 years since I last had a reef aquarium setup, Im very excited to start building another one finally! I have been planning to build one for while now, and I bit the bullet, decided to buy a Xmas present for myself so I just ordered a tank and stand that should be here in a...