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  1. Tristan

    Epoxy Paint or Marine Coating?

    Hey everyone. I’m building a stand for a tank I got a while back and I’ve been trying to see how to get a similar quality feel to something such as the Red Sea Reefer Stand. So far, I’ve found out that the doors are epoxy coated, but doing that in a home setting would take a lot of materials and...
  2. olireef

    Hello there

    Hi everybody I am quite new to keeping saltwater tanks. I started a few months back with a used reefer 170. This Forum looks very cool and friendly and I'm happy to join you :-) Now I don't know if I should ask my question here or somewhere else in the Forum, you can tell me if I should post it...
  3. Jimmy G

    Jimmys Red Sea Max 650 build 3 months

    Just wanted to thank everyones posts on this forum, I have took what I thought made sense too me on many, many posts. I think what I learned from doing investigations and reading forums is that there is many ways to do this hobby. By no means I believe that my way is the best way or the...
  4. Treasure Coast

    Florida Red Sea Max S-650 + all Equipment and Livestock Over $25,000 Value. Zip 34996

    Red Sea S-650 Max 150g (black) + Cabinet + Sump + NYOS 160 Skimmer + 4x Lights LED Lights from Red Sea + 2x MP40’s (Ecotech) + 2x M1 Return Pumps + Original T5 Red Sea Light + Custom Aquatics Lid + Multi Head Indo & Aussie Gold Torches + Bounce Shroom + all other Coral and Expensive Fish...
  5. Reefer37

    New to Dosing (Red Sea Coral Foundation)

    So I'm brand new to dosing and having a really hard time wrapping my brain around amounts and figuring out how much to dose in my tank. I'm using Red Sea Coral Foundation and on the back it tells me current levels and how much to dose to get to optimal levels, but I'm not sure if these values...
  6. shadow1013

    Red Sea Reefer XL 300

    Thinking about setting a tank back up after we sold our 450 because we moved. Thinking about doing a XL 300, would love to do larger like the 3XL 900!, but costs and placement so starting a bit smaller and if we can keep it going we may upgrade later. Here is the specs I'm thinking, any comments...
  7. ahaas248

    Do you consider a tank above 30 gallons to be nano?

    Why are tanks above 30 gallons considered “nano”. I feel like that needs to be changed because calling 30, 35, or 40 gallon tanks nano Just seems very not right. They are not nano at all in my opinion, the cost of setting them up is especially not nano. What do you think?
  8. Micaeltercer

    Splash proof lids for Open tanks

    Hello R2R, I am new to the forum but have a great question for you open tank guys. How do you prevent your fully open top tank from splashing in the case of an earthquake or tremor. All the reef lids I’ve seen online are netted. I understand the importance of having proper gas exchange happen...
  9. R

    Red Sea RSK 300 Skimmer Super Loud, Lid Shaking Violently

    Just got the skimmer yesterday, it wasn't exactly quiet, but acceptable. I went downstairs to check it the next morning, the lid was shaking badly. The lid has been pushed down as much as I can, still shaking. Does anyone have the same problem? I am in China, tried to reach rea sea customer...
  10. JosephRyan

    Louisiana RedSea Max 250D Saltwater Aquarium with ATO, Doser and Two AI Primes

    RedSea Max 250D with ATO, Doser and two AI Primes in the canopy. Picture of the tank was from today. It is still set up and running. Live Stock and Corals are not included. $1100 obo
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  12. matthias_bln

    Reefer 170 cabinet as storage for equipment next to Reefer 625 XXL?

    Hi guys, Just wanted to check in with you guys on using a Red Sea Reefer 170 cabinet to place next to my Reefer 625 XXL? I was looking at options to have another cabinet for storage and equipment as am thinking that the finish and height of a Reefer 170 cabinet should be a great match. Anything...
  13. Aqua Splendor

    Red Sea Coral Pro Mix : Lesson learned!

    Hello there! I recently had a nightmare recently with my salt and I did this video to help people no matter what brand you use, I hope it won't happen to you, lesson learned! Some tips people give me: Use a Paint Mixer Turn your bucket upside down for couple minute If you have more let's...
  14. I

    PAR Readings

    I rented a par meter from BRS, here our my results. Is this appropriate par for a mixed reef? I have two red sea 90 LEDs running at 60% Blue and 66% White. I wanted softies and LPS towards the bottom and easy SPS at the top. I know the bottoms a bit high for low light coral and the top is...
  15. Mattyice572

    Red sea led?

    Hey guys i am trying to get myself some led lights for black friday and was interested in the red sea leds. I have a 75 gal and plan on doing some sps near the top maybe going as far as half way down the tank and was wondering if anyone had these lights. Theres is a model 50 and model 90 i was...
  16. R

    Red Sea Reefer XXL 750 New Build

    Hey All, Newcomer to R2R, but been using this forum as a resource on my current build. Wanted to share this and hopefully pick up some info from you more experienced folks along the way. This is my second mixed reef tank, had one at my office a few years back, but decided to take it down and...
  17. sromero287

    Florida Red Sea Skimmer RSK300

    RSK 300 for sale, bought it at Macna Orlando in September 01/2019 and used it for a month, beast and easy to dial (set it and forget it). Perfect conditions. Upgrading my 250 to a Peninsula 650 so need a bigger one. Good luck and happy reefing Asking $240 Local in Fl or $250 shipped and PP fees...
  18. Peterski

    Illinois Hydra 26 and 52

    Hydra 52 non HD All LEDs work when I plug them in with the 26th power cord but you will need to 52 power cord which you can purchase through eBay asking Hydra 26 non HD with director White , like new. Brackets not included $425 shipped - OBO
  19. Jamestown

    Red Sea Max e-170 Cabinet Sump Upgrade

    Hello, Wondering if anyone has chosen to add a cabinet sump to their Red Sea Max 170. What plumbing did you use and where did you get it? Which sump did you decide on? I have no urgency to do this, but haven't found much online about it when i've been curious. Wondering if its worth it if i'm...
  20. crabcore

    red sea reed led 90

    so my reef led did a thing were it would not turn on. did not reconnect. it did update the morning before it was going to turn on. than it did not work all day. I dis connected it from app and also reinstalled app. and no connection response from the light. finally I got ballzy and decided to...
  21. psumms

    Friday Afternoon Quiz - Is there a Worse Product than the Red Sea DIY Net Cover?

    I don't know how many beers the Red Sea design team polished off the day they came up with the 'DIY Net Cover' but wow, just wow! I can imagine the stunned silence as someone had to put one together during the pitch to management - If ever there was a 'that'll do, quick to market' product! Spent...
  22. psumms

    Dosing Plan - When & with what...

    Hi all, I'm now using a D-D P4 Pro dosing pump and which give great control over chemical anti-interference, split dosing over a schedule etc. and its got me researching for answers to a couple of questions... For each of my Alkalinity, Calcium, Magnesium, NoPoX ... Recommended times of day to...
  23. J

    New York Red Sea! Wave makers! And more

    Hey guys. I’m looking to buy a Red Sea 525 or something similar. Looking for just about everything. Also need AI so prime hd. Thanks
  24. Jamestown

    Red Sea 170 SPS Cube

    Hello, This is my 45 Gal Red Sea Max E-170 that has been running for about 14 months. Currently SPS dominant with some Euphyllia towards the bottom. Recently added 20lbs of additional rock for more surface area (for corals!). Also currently battling some bubble algae currently - I do weekly 4-5...
  25. psumms

    Hanna vs Red Sea Nitrite Testing

    Hi all, nearing the end of the cycle on a new tank. I have a Hanna Nitrite ULR tester that to-date won't give a reading as every test reports '200' (out of 0-200 ppb range). My Red Sea Nitrite tests are coming in between 0.5 and 1 ppt. I believe I should trust the Hanna (non)reading, but that's...
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