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  1. D

    Nano Build First SW Tank - 7.2g Nano Build

    Hi everyone! So a quick “about me”. I love aquariums and I have specifically grown to love reef aquariums. I have never had one, as is evident by the title of this thread :p; however, my dad kept a saltwater FOWLR for many years during childhood. I’ve kept several FW planted tanks over the past...
  2. LxHowler

    Build Thread Free Evo anemone tank build

    I'll start this by apologising for any spelling mistakes or bad grammar, I'm not the best at writing. This is my first build thread so sorry if it's not upto the normal standard. So I was given a free Evo by a friend of a friend who has abandoned tank and wanted nothing to do with it anymore. I...
  3. MrDeathKills

    32gallon biocube. Lighting solution.

    Alright wife has decided to look into all avenues of lighting. She may allow me to take the hood off if the light we get is worth it. So I will list the lights we are looking at and you guys/gals can tall me how you feel about it. 32gallon biocube. Ai prime 16HD Hydra 26HD Hydra 32HD RedSea 50...
  4. Cfellini91

    Oregon Skimmers Tunze DOC Comline Protein Skimmer 9004

    I bought this skimmer online. Unfortunately it’s a hair too wide for the back of my tank. It’s an open box but it’s brand new! I am Asking$160. I am willing to ship it. Message me if you’re interested or have any questions! Tunze DOC Comline Protein Skimmer 9004 Nano Tank
  5. juanrmattos

    Nano Build EVO Xll Mini Reef - Fluval 13.5 Upgraded - RCP

    The time has come! Following up on my Fluval EVO 5 which ended abruptly last December due to unexpected medical reasons, I’ve decided to go back to the original plan and give it a new try with its big brother the Fluval EVO Xll (Or 13.5 as we like to call it here in the States). The main...
  6. Kcaspo

    AIO Build Nuvo 10 mesh top

    I really like the look of no top.does anyone else run there tank topless?
  7. saltcats

    AIO Build Saltcat's first reef! IM Nuvo Fusion Pro 14

    Hi all! I'm so excited to start my build thread for this tank. A little background about me first - I've been keeping freshwater fish for the past 12 years, planted tanks for the last 6 or so. I started planning a nano reef last spring but ended up travelling out of the country suddenly; now...
  8. Wen

    Florida Aquariums Used 8gal IM tank

    *8 gal, as is, used as Qt condition* Glass lid, clips, stand and tank included. No pump. $25 pick up only Please, please don’t ask me to ship it.
  9. Lancia037

    Build Thread First ever fish tank - Waterbox Cube 20

    Up to date picture 21.10.20: You're going to have to bare with me... This is my first ever fish tank and I will be making all the mistakes! The story starts after seeing my brother in law's planted fish tank, and after lockdown started I had been working from home (and will be doing...
  10. zakdigital

    Eheim Aquastyle 9 gallon Complete Nano w/ Wht Stand for Pick-up, West Side

    [mods please let me know if I've posted erroneously] Hi Friends, I have to pass my full nano reef setup to a enthusiastic and good reefkeeping home. I have been unable to give it the attention it needs due to work/renovations and the quality of this tank has suffered with algae and tube...
  11. Kendrick Brown

    Floating Shelf Aquarscape

    Hey everyone, just wanted to post a new build remodel I just did. Its a fully cantilever floating aquascape that makes a shelf off the back wall. Disclosure I took a lot of inspiration from coral_fish_zoa(his build: https://www.zeewaternieuws.be/2020/06/how-to-make-a-floating-reef-a-tutorial/ )...
  12. Spenc_

    Setting up my tank

    So I just bought a used Innovative 10G tank, it came with a skimmer, heater, light (Maxspect R420R) and I bought a Fluval Sea CP1 circulation pump and a water testing kit. SO, I started off with live rock, and dry sand and put salt water that I bought from my reef shop that has a salinity of...
  13. 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...
  14. ikeasuperfan

    Build Thread [First Tank] 18-Gallon AIO Mixed Reef

    Hi everybody, just thought I'd share my tank. It's my first aquarium and it's been up for about 2 months. I'm hoping to make it more LPS dominant but I have a few SPS and softies as well. Tank: Cobalt C-Vue 18 All-In-One Light: AI Prime 16HD (UV:50,V:50,RY:60,B:60,G:15,DR:15,ML:0,CW:15)...
  15. Spenc_

    Maxspect R420R Lighting Levels

    I just setup a Nano tank which is a Innovative 10G Cube tank, put live rock in it and dry sand because I couldn't get ahold of live sand in my area. I have a Maxspect R420R 60W-16000k and I need help setting it up with times and light levels, I was told to have it on for 8-10 hours a day and...
  16. 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...
  17. Jdubyo

    Cube Build Waterbox 35.1 Cube

    Hello fellow reefers! I recently purchased a Waterbox aquarium and decided to make up a build thread. This will be my second tank but I want this to be my first "do it right" tank since my first one was filled with error and is quickly turning into an aiptasia haven... ;Sorry I am making this...
  18. FullSend

    Build Thread Fish World

    Prepare yourself for a rather long first post. This thread is going to document all of the tanks I have in my fish room. Which should be a relatively simple task, but I recently broke my own 2 tank limit. So now there is four of them. I have no idea how this happened. 40 Breeder Display...
  19. marcwjj

    Build Thread Fluval flex 32g - my first reef tank

    Hey fellow reefers, first off - thank you all for helping out on my numerous questions on setting up the tank. And I've been reading and learning a ton from the posts on this site, so far everything's going all right, so posting an update on my first reef tank. The tank is a Fluval flex 32g for...
  20. E

    Back in the business: advices after a long break

    Hi everyone, I’m about to start again with a tank, after a lot of years of inactivity. I’ve some experience but mainly with freshwater...I’ve had only one reef tank for a short while as a pennyless student before giving up. I would like to start again with a reef and I’m considering the Red Sea...
  21. MrDeathKills

    Nano Build 16 gal biocube

    Stocking ideas for 16gal Biocube. Need opinions on this stock of fish. We are pretty open on snails so any you think would be beneficial to the tanks overall health we are open to hear about. If there is another fish you think we can sneak in please do tell we are fully open to see what other...
  22. MrDeathKills

    Nano Build 16gal BioCube help

    Alright i will try and get a bunch of questions knocked out here by using a number format. In advance thank you for reading and or helping! 16gallon biocube with LED hood 1. For sand wife wants as white of sand as possible any recommendations? In addition to that how many pounds of sand do I...
  23. smarthawk

    Is this Coralline?

    Hi all! Tank is about 100 days old. Within the past couple days I’ve noticed these little dots on the back of my aquarium. There’s also a couple on the powerhead and a return nozzle. It doesn’t fluoresce but it’s a solid color and looks lightly pink. Can anyone help ID? Thanks!
  24. Castaway6

    CUC for nano barebottom (baby clownfish)

    hey all, just wondering what you would suggest for a small crew in my 10 gallon tank. Just rocks and mechanical. No sand. 2 baby/teen clownfish. Thinking maybe just 2 trochus snails.. Any shrimp possibilities? Wouldn't mind another piece to look at but don't want to risk my babies being a nice...
  25. J

    What active wrasse for biocube 32

    I’ve been looking for some sort of wrasse that is active in my tank, but is also reed safe. It’s a 32 gallon reef, with lps and softies, don’t plan on keeping sps or clams anytime soon. My stocking will be pair of clowns, (clowns adults and already in the tank) and a yellow watchmen goby and...
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