1. rapid

    My 40 gallon cube reef tank

    Im about 4 months into this tank, This is my first saltwater tank ! I am aware that i am a little behind on this post but better late then never ! After visiting my LFS to acquire some sword tails for my 40 gallon freshwater I ended up walking out of there with a 40 gallon cube all in one setup...
  2. Ascape

    If you had to choose, which one would it be? Fluval or Api?

    Hello all, Just a quick question to all my fellow reefers, if you had to choose between one of these two products of nitrifying bacteria like if you had no other choice (gun to head type situation...bit extreme but you get my just)..what would it be: Fluval biological enhancer...
  3. M

    NEW to R2R!

    Hello everyone, No stranger to the hobby but have been fish free for last several years. Just purchased a 185 corner and now looking for some tips as I have been out of the game for a bit. I have kept Salt, Reef, Africans, SA Cichlids, Designer Goldies. Pretty much everything. Now getting back...
  4. R

    The Fluval Evo 13.5: The Full Journey

    Hello! I am new to saltwater and to this forum, however I have done extensive research on the hobby and have decided to setup a fluval evo 13.5. This will be a thread following the progress of the tank, which I recently bought for only $60. For stocking, I was thinking a few easy corals and a...
  5. crabcore

    red sea reef led 90

    so far I have great growth from my corals. I have it on a 40 gallon breeder tank. the corals look great. A few things I noticed compared to bulk reef supply video. first off I am new to reef tanks and lighting so this might not mean much to anyone but 100 percent white and blue makes corals look...
  6. crabcore

    New Coral!

    Just got today! the Chalice and Ricordea are from WWC. The Acropora is from Top Shelf Aquatics. Wife acclimated them form me wail I was at work and did a great job. so far so good.
  7. levi_larimore

    new 29 gal reef tank HELP!!!!!

    New to reef tanks just got a 29 gal tank setup of course I put corals in before cycle completed and now I have diatom algae everywhere water parameters were way off everything is in line now and things seem to be looking up but if anyone has any suggestions or ideas to make corals grow faster or...
  8. M

    Need Help. I was given an old 150 gallon tank that needs a panel replaced. I got the glass but need some help.

    So I have this nice 150 gallon tank but the glass has a big chip in the corner. I was able to get a new piece of glass the exact size and I am planning to switch the panels out (the big side panel). ive never changed aquarium glass before let alone a massive one like this. Is there anything I...
  9. ruegaroo

    Push Me Over the Edge

    Hello to all that read this! I have been dreaming about starting up my first reef tank for the past year or so and in the process I have learned quite a bit. On the knowledge side of things, I feel like I'm ready to get my hands wet and to start learning through first-hand experience. I find...
  10. AshwinRavi

    newish tank setup

    Hello all, a buddy of mine is looking to get rid of his 125G tank, its not a reef tank, but has 1, 1.5" inch hole on one side predrilled. I have a 75G at the moment and this 125G would be a nice upgrade if I know exactly how to set this new tank for reef. since there is a predrilled hole, I am...
  11. C

    Starting New Tank, Red Sea Coral Pro Salt

    Hi All, I'm getting a bit nervous reading a lot of things about Red Sea Coral Pro Salt being incredibly cloudy for folks starting their tanks. I plan to fill my Nuvo 40 this weekend using Red Sea Coral Pro Salt. I plan to follow directions, mix salt in at 68 degrees in RO/DI water for about 1...
  12. Luke iskra

    Is this new or used?! Chempure elite

    got myself chempure elite and it’s got fingerprints all over the bottle and some brown crap all over the inside is this normal? Is it used?
  13. Injoynit

    How to "Heal" a new Frag?

    I see this often, "Newly cut frag, will need to heal for two+ weeks". How do you "Heal" a frag? Don't, after acclamation, just place it into your tank and then let the lights run through an acclamation period? Thanks for any new information, Injoynit
  14. Manny'sReef

    Florida Apex ORP Probe - New

    Brand new Apex ORP Double Junction Probe - never used. I bought an Apex 2016 and don't need ORP. $75 shipped.
  15. Luke iskra

    Help setting up a new tank!

    hey guys i have a dumb question need advice with so today i got myself a bio cube 32 and currently have a 9 month old 10 gallon what would be the best steps to take on setting up my bio cube ASAP My idea - buy live sand / fill with water / put it live rock i got from a private seller / put in...
  16. Zeal

    Am I doing this right?

    Hi everyone new to the hobby been in it almost 2 months now. SUper excited and im obsessedddddd. Recently got a bunch of coral over the span of 2 weeks and everything is doing AWESOME. But I have a couple questions... Salt hovers around... 1.025-1.026 Water temperature hovers around... 78/79...
  17. FLSharkvictim

    New Reef Octopus Octo Pulse 2 (fully controllable flow pump)

    Has anyone seen these Reef Octo Pulse Wave Power Heads perform in action @ maybe Interzoo or RAP?? I can tell you one thing, they look very well built and these power heads throw out some series Flow: 4,500gph per CoralVue. I know from experience with there Reef Octo VarioS Line of DC pumps...
  18. Curryb15

    Exciting new products from RAP

    hey all I was just watching some YouTube videos from RAP and got very exited for this new roller Mat coming out. Essentially it inserts right into the filter sock hole and is made for people with smaller sumps. I hate changing my filter sock a few times a week. This would solve that problem...
  19. clownenthusiast2017

    32 Gallon cube Tank Build!

    Hey guys! So this is my 32-gallon biocube reef tank! I started this tank toward the end of November 2017. If you guys have any tips and tricks I'd be happy to hear them!!! Below is a list of products and supplies I am currently using to keep my tank up and running: Lighting: AI Prime hd w/...
  20. fredro

    New York Royal Exclusiv RD3 50w DC Pump new in box

    as title says, brand new in box RD3 50w Royal Exclusiv pump. Will ship. PayPal $425 11955 eastern LI
  21. G

    Yellow Tang - Need Advice

    Hey guys, I recently splurged and dropped over $200 on a beautiful yellow tang! He's currently in a 55 gallon, but hes small, and will be transferred to a 105g + when large enough. He was in a QT tank with Ich at the LFS about a month before I bought him, so they treated him and QT'd for me...
  22. G

    Yellow Tang - Need Advice

    Hey guys, I recently splurged and dropped over $200 on a beautiful yellow tang! He's currently in a 55 gallon, but hes small, and will be transferred to a 105g + when large enough. He was in a QT tank with Ich at the LFS about a month before I bought him, so they treated him and QT'd for me...
  23. G

    My new Goby

    Hey guys, in need of a bit of advice. I'm based from Sydney Australia, which should give an indication of where I get most of my fish from (LFS collects from Great Barrier Reef). This week during my local shop at the lfs, I saw a small (4-5cm) Goby which I really liked the look of. The lfs...
  24. Will Perry

    Hey guys! I'm new!

    Long time hobbyist and enthusiast from Knoxville, TN. Looking to get back into the world of reef aquariums after a 2 year hiatus after having to sell my tank after moving into a smaller location. I just inherited an Oceanic 42 gallon hexagon and I'm looking to get it up and running as a small...
  25. slimfl08

    Zero PPM.....?

    So I picked up a 20 gallon tank that was previously set up with very well cured live rock. I cycled the tank keeping an eye on parameters and it has stayed at 0 PPM for Ammonia and Nitrate. Is this common with a previously established tank? I filled with RO/DI water and used instant ocean salt...
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