1. EmilyXLC

    Florida Waterbox Aquariums Cube 20 with Custom Cabinetry, Return Pump and AquaIllumination Prime HD Lighting Kit

    Up for grabs is a custom Waterbox Aquariums Cube 20 with custom black cabinet, featured in the Waterbox Cube Battle Series. Comes with return pump, AquaIllumination Prime HD lighting/arm, and filter sock holder. Cabinet has custom decal affixed. $450 OBO Local pick up in Longwood, FL only...
  2. Scubajunior

    Nuvo EXT 30L Build

    I'm back into the hobby after a 3 year hiatus and I'm super excited to start! Have going back and forth between a Nuvo 20, Nuvo 30L and a Nuvo EXT 30L, I finally landed on the EXT 30L. I liked the long 3 ft version and the ability to add a sump. I had also planned on building my own stand to...
  3. S

    Biocube 14 AI Prime Mod Keeping Hood

    Hello all this will be my first post so hope to peak some interest and as always get some feedback/input/ideas from all of you. Been out of the hobby for several years but something peaked my interest and I got sucked back into the vortex. I ended up picking up a Biocube 14 and After cycling...
  4. rsteilberg

    Considering starting a reef--couple of questions

    Hello, I've been doing some research over the past week about getting into the hobby and starting my own nano. I love scuba diving and had a tank when I was a kid and would love to get back into the hobby. I'm so overwhelmed by all of the different pieces of equipment, steps, etc. necessary to...
  5. Robg139

    Robs Fluval Evo 13.5G.

    Hello reefers, I have a Fluval Evo 13.5g mixed reef tank. It is my first saltwater reef tank. My tank is now 6 months old and has undergone a lot of upgrades and changes along the way. It’s a mixed reef so I have softies, lps, and sps. So Fluval is an AIO so it has 3 chambers in the back. The...
  6. Daniquea

    Thing stikking out of live rock?

    Hello, ive Just started Cycling my tank yesterday, I added live rocK... something is sticking out of the rock, what is it? Should I be worried?
  7. M

    15 Gallon Nano

    Hi I'm new to the forum! I just wanted to post a few pictures of my setup. I am going to post the original photos of the setup and an updated photo when I get home today. The tank is a few years old now and these pictures are from after about a year after I started it. Unfortunately at my old...
  8. iOweYou

    California Ice cap gyre 1k

    I have a 2 month old 1k gyre that i dont use anymore. 90$ +Shipping. Ill post up pictures in a bit. Condition is still pretty darn good. Will come with everything
  9. Photosynthetic

    40 G Reef Savvy Mixed Reef

    Tank Dimensions: Reef Savvy 40 Gallon 24" x 24" x 17" Stand: Custom furniture Lighting : ATI Sunpower 24" 8 bulb T5 Non-dimmable (2 bulbs are all blue LED tube) 1 - 24" sBar actinic 1 - 24" Reef Brite Kessil A-80 (Fuge) WavePoint Blade HO 10,000K LED Fixture 9" (Fuge) Innovative Marine...
  10. Petrichor

    Stocking a 24g nano reef

    I'm at the end of cycling my tank and looking to pick up my CUC and possibly first fish soon and would love some input on my stocking list. My tank is a 24g AIO Current USA Cardiff and I plan on mostly LPS and softies with maybe one or two SPS at the top of the tank. So far I have this as my...
  11. dbean23

    Please Help: Battling Nuisance Green Hair Algae Problem

    Hi Reefers: I have been battle green hair algae for about 3 months now. I think it may have killed off 2 of my corals - a blue star polyp and a black torch coral. I think it started growing at their base and then just annoyed them too death. Now I still have 4 corals left - toadstool -...
  12. Petrichor

    Winter heater advice for 24 gallon saltwater

    I need some advice on heaters for a new, still cycling, 24 gallon saltwater tank. Right now I have an older Eheim Jager 75w heater, but I'm not sure it will be enough for the tank for winter. You see, I previously lived in the SW United States and never had to use a heater on my saltwater tank...

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  14. BlakeM15

    College Reef Build (Fluval Evo13.5)

    Hello my names Blake and this is my first post to r2r. I set this tank up in June in preparation for college. This will be where I post about my time with a nano reef in college while studying ‘Conservation of Biology’ Here is a list of equipment: Light: Ai Prime HD Heater: Aqueon 100W...
  15. Terry C

    Waterbox AIO w/stand for sale.

    Hi, I am upgrading to a SCA PNP 50g and want to sell my my other set up. It's a waterbox 20 gallon AIO cube with a black wood aftermarket stand. Its only been set up for about 6 months, in perfect condition. I also will throw in the skimmer, the skimmer is a Macro Aqua m-50 Hang on Back. Tank...
  16. Deathling


    Hi, I am new to the hobby and have just begun cyclying my first reef tank. I have placed 5kg of live rock in my 24L (6g) tank and with 3-4 days it began to small bad. Since then i have done a 40% waterchange, and it only seems to be getting worse, there has been a plethora of worms (majority...
  17. juanrmattos

    Fluval Sea EVO 5 Gallon AQUAFOREST Desktop Reef

    Bent the knee again guys!!!... This time I truly hope to keep it simple, yet, it is proven how challenging dealing with such small amounts of water can be. So here it goes :)
  18. Perpetual Novice

    Mantis shrimp nano tank?

    Hi all ive decided to get a peacock mantis shrimp and give it its own tank. I found an old oceanic 8 gallon bio cube on Craigslist for 35$ and was thinking of using that. It fits perfectly on my nightstand. I also have a 20 gallon setup that I took down a few months ago when I upgraded. But...
  19. Jeremy Chatham

    Mississippi Full 29 Gallon For Reef Setup

    I am trying to get rid of a 29 gallon, stand, and hood with all components needed to setup for saltwater. Includes: Overflow, Custom Built Sump{1approx:11-17 gallon (}, t5 built into the hood. This setup would be a great startup aquarium tank for someone interested to get into...
  20. Soakem

    Oregon 2 Aqamai KPS powerheads - $135

    Up for sale I have 2 KPS powerheads that Ive been using for the last 9 months on my 45 gal. I’ve finally upgraded to a gyre and have no use for these two pumps. These little pumps are sweet and I’ve never had an issue with either. As seen in the last picture the cage is broken on one of the...
  21. eggplantparrot

    Eggplants Desktop Garden

    As my 14G Not a Cube is nearing 9th month since it has been up, I feel like I am needing to mess with the tank less and less, to the point where it is almost on autopilot. it is quite filled up with growing corals, and only needs daily feeding and weekly water change. this makes me feel an...
  22. Wonderboy

    The UGFuge 2.5G Pico Reef

    Hey everyone! I'm experimenting with an atypical build, and I figured I'd share here, too. It originally was one of those old school pico reef entries for's recent contest, but some aspects hindered it's inclusion; however I went forward with the "experiment". I am attempting to reef...
  23. InspectorGadget

    Reefing changed for me when I stopped chasing the magical Unicorn

    Hey Everyone! I haven’t posted in a very long time and I want to list my current situation to maybe help someone with similar issues. As you can see from the title, I was chasing the magical unicorn for the past two years. What is the Unicorn of reefing? To me it’s the highly publicized ULNS and...
  24. bluprntguy

    bluprntguy's "nothing from the sea" nano

    I figured it was time to get a build thread up here on R2R so that everyone would have a better idea of what I'm about. I'm a member of bareefers (our local reef club in San Francisco), so there's one there as well (link here). I had a 20 gallon ADA nano tank in this same location about 5 years...
  25. Grootzilla

    Biocube 32: the cubening

    I just wanted to start a solid thread about my tank that isn't in the meet and greet forum lol. I have a Biocube32 with the stock lights at the moment (though I do plan to upgrade when I have the money for it), with an intank media basket that has filter floss on the top shelf and packed with...
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