1. sahilchaddha

    New here and into this lovely hobby.

    Hey Guys, I started into this hobby few months back. I have 25G (96L) nano Salt Water Tank and its a Fish Only Tank. Since i am on strict budget i had few questions. Hope you guys can help me out. Tank Inhabitants : 2 Clown Fish 2 Green Chromis 1 Yellow Tang 1 Blue Regal Tang 1 Turbo Snail 1...
  2. Cque2222

    Looking for lights on my 13.5 nano

    Hey all I’m looking for a led light for my 13.5, right now I’m debating between the ai prime with a gooseneck and the kessil tuna blue, but without buying a controller. Are these my best options? I’m growing pretty easy corals from Duncan favia zoas hammer and may eventually want to grab an...
  3. Sam25

    New to R2R (Philly area)

    Hey there. My name is Sam and new to the R2R community. I have a nano reef in my current setup for about 8 months. Prior I had a HVAC malfunction in my apartment and roasted my 1 year old tank so i had to start over. I have a Fluval Evo 13.5 with the stock lighting
  4. M

    Idaho Innovative marine skimmer

    I have for sale the midsized nuvoskim DC protein skimmer. I used it for two weeks while I wanted for my skimmer to come in that I ordered. Unfortunately it was brand new but didn’t come with the silencer. Msrp is $160 I’ll let it go for $125 shipped.
  5. 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...
  6. Tigahboy

    Tigahboy's 20g (and sometimes pico)

    Hey reefers! I started this nano reef project back in May of this year and wanted to start my tank thread here on R2R. Latest FTS above (taken tonight). I'm going for a desert-inspired, minimalist, natural look... if that makes any sense. LOL. Here are the deets: Equipment Tank...
  7. Jake_the_reefer

    I think i beat dino twice!

    So if anyone has seen my previous posts, I have been talking alot about my tanks having ostreopsis dino and what I can do to fix it. I followed the advice of a bunch of fellow reefers and i think i have successfully beaten the dino in both of my tanks! 10g: The dino in this tank was horrendous...
  8. Perpetual Novice

    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...
  9. victoriaxoxo

    Controller(s) for nano reef!

    Hey guys! about a month ago I purchased a Fluval Evo 13.5, I have pretty much outlined everything I want to add/Modify to this tank from equipment to livestock. I'm purchasing things as I go about my research and I'm taking this as slowly and patiently as possible. I have been in the saltwater...
  10. Perpetual Novice

    Advice on fish for algae control

    I have a 13 gallon tank full of zoanthids and some snails and hermits and a pistol shrimp goby pair. I’m looking to add a fish that is appropriate for a nano tank and will help reduce the algae. I wouldn’t say algae is a problem but snails don’t really seem to be doing anything about the hair...
  11. SaltyGroves

    Looking for Lighting Program Suggestions for Kessil A360X

    Looking for lighting program suggestions. Kessil suggests 8 to 12 inches above the water line. I have a Kessil A360x over a 20 gallon Innovative Marine Nuvo Fusion with pro screen over the tank. I also have the Kessil Narrow Reflector attached which "increases the center light intensity by...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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?
  18. mcdrichj

    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...
  19. 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
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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 -...
  23. 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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  25. 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...