reef aquarium

  1. ReefReadyYouTube

    What your favorite part of Reefing?

    We all have the same love for reefing but what’s your favorite part of it. I’m curious as to why everyone’s in the hobby or what got them into reefing? Is it the corals or the fish? Do you like buying a frag and watching it grow? Maybe it’s the whole tiny ecosystem you control and you can see...
  2. Reefaddict585

    DIY 180gal stand build, what you all think

    I’m pretty new to the reefing scene, started about a year ago with a 55g and quickly realized, that tank size wasn’t gonna cut it. Had a lot of success with it but just to small over all. So I started saving and a year later I found a good deal on a used 180g and a BUNCH of gear, took it home...
  3. glendale789

    Starting @ 40gal Breeder

    172 days ago I added the water and setup the qtank - yesterday, 12/27/2019, I added corals. NOW it's official :cool: Water changes: 15% weekly Skimmer: No Chaeto: Yes PO4 - 0.05ppm (Hanna ULR Phosphate) NO3 - 4ppm (Red Sea Nitrate Pro) ALK - 8.3 (Red Sea Foundation Pro) CA - 425 MG - 1500...
  4. Edward A Nasco

    Green Slimer Acropora SPS Coral

    If you're thinking of starting out with Acro's my suggestion is a Green Slimer Acropora SPS coral like this one. The Green Slimer Acropora is not as delicate to keep as other Acro's and will tolerate certain differences in water parameter differences. Thanks for checking out my recent and...
  5. tdlawdo

    My First Attempt at the Big Time: WaterBox PP 230.6 Tank Build

    Ok! So I started this thread long ago “so I thought” but then I couldn’t find it. I am now 7 months into this adventure and 3 months into the tank itself. So I will bring you up to speed and then continue live. I have journaled and documented along the way. Many on my IG @Reeferstrong I will...
  6. Agraves77

    Tennessee 80 Gallon Rimless Aquarium Setup

    I have a 80 Gallon Deep Blue Rimless Setup for sale. It includes the tank, a custom built stand, the Triton Systems 34" sump, a reactor, simplicity dc 2100 gph return pump, ATO Reservoir, 2 eheim jager heaters (150 watts each) and some plumbing accessories to go with it. Asking $475 OBO...
  7. AJI23

    Biotek reef rock. Vs BRS reef saver rock.

    I’ve used BRS reefsaver rock for a long time. I’m setting up a 180 and looking to purchase some rock. I can’t find a single review about the biotek rock, yet it looks the same as the reef saver and about a $1 per pound cheaper. Any experience with the biotek rock. Thank you.
  8. Orphek

    Lighting the Reef Aquarium By Dana Riddle

    We invite you all to talk about LIGHT. Come share your knowledge, your thoughts and experience with us! original source link : https://orphek.com/lighting-the-reef-aquarium/ By Dana Riddle There are many aspects involved in successfully husbandry of a reef aquarium, not the least of which is...
  9. MUSBFRANK

    California 125 gal acrylic set up with formica stand and canopy

    125H acrylic black back w/center trapezoid overflow, black formica stand and canopy, excellent condition overall, aquarium is 60"L x 18"W x 24"H, stand height is 30", and canopy height is 10". Comes with 1 sump that holds (1) 7" sock, Iwaki 55rlt return pump, Koralia wave controller, (2)...
  10. landlocked303

    Red Sea's new refugium ready Reefer sump

    Anyone have experience with the redesigned Reefer sump that claims to be refugium ready? I think it's on the 250 and up. How big is it? Is it easy to do maintenance/mount lights to? Thanks!
  11. Gahngoo

    Florida 21" Reef Savvy Ghost overflow NEW

    I bought a ReefSavvy 21" ghost overflowthat flows 2000 gph for a new aquarium build I'm doing. Of course, my plans changed. It's brand new and was never installed. ReefSavvy doesn't accept returns, so my loss your gain. To get all the info on the overflow, Google: "reef savvy ghost overflow 21"...
  12. wesamazmy

    NEW DIY 25g Nano cube, Needs Recommendations!!

    Good Day, Update #1 I started to build 25g nano cube, the project still under the construction The plan is: 1- Display tank 25g nano cube 50x50 cm 2- Eternal sump 60x30x30 cm 3- Eternal refugium 30x30 cm (separated from the sump) 4- I am going to use it for mix reef and focusing more on SPS...
  13. Bran415

    What corals to buy

    Hi everyone what kind of corals should i buy give me some ideas.
  14. C

    West Virginia looking at buying some acros

    I am looking for some sps, I can't buy anything right now but in the next couple weeks I would like to, sometime after June 22nd. My price range should be 300-400ish. Here is a list of what I want: Red Dragon Ice fire echinata Tyree le bali tricolor ORA Pearlberry Oregon tort Shades of Fall...
  15. 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...
  16. Bran415

    Tank size

    Hi every one what tank size should i get for my reef tank im about to get..and who know any that can help me put it together..
  17. C

    4 or 6 bulbs?

    Would it be to much or a waste to get a 6 bulb fixture for a 55 gal. or should I stick with a 4 bulb fixture (going for more sps). also I use ATI bulbs
  18. DQM5

    having high nutrient can turn sps to different color?

    hey guys, so I have this red table acro, it was red at first and then it started to turn green on the base. is this from having nutrient or low light? Alk 7.7 Cal 440 No3- 0.25-1.00 Po4- 0.25 I'm running AI Hydra 52hd about 8-9 inches above the water line. 1st and 2nd is picture is about 2...
  19. Bran415

    How many tanks in the house is to many

    Hi team how many tanks is to many how many tanks fo you have comment below to let everyone know what you got..send pic
  20. Trickman2

    Trickman2's - 280 Gallon Upgrade

    Trickman2's - 280 Gallon Upgrade It is finally time after 16 years I am upgrading my 90 gallon tank to a 280 gallon. This is the thread for the build. Stayed tuned and subscribe. The tank is being built and a new stand fabricated. My goal is to keep this thread updated and allow for others...
  21. Jerzyray

    Jerzyray's 210 Gallon Reef Tank Build

    I decided to start this build thread to add something to my hobby and to add to our community. This is my 5th reef tank over the last 15+ years Iv bin in the hobby, I’ve bin back into it now for about the last 4 years, slowly getting bigger and bigger and finally bigger. To where I’m at now...
  22. Will Perry

    Building on a Budget - 42 Gallon 2nd hand Oceanic Hexagon

    Hey guys! I'm new to the community and out to earn a spiffy new Build Thread Badge!! I don't have all of my supplies just yet, but most of the things I do have at my disposal (well, all of them so far) are 2nd hand. So far my supplies are as follows: An Oceanic 42 Gallon Hexagon Aquarium A...
  23. Things I Miss About the Hobby

    Things I Miss About the Hobby

    Things I Miss About the Hobby Being with some of my long-time friends a bit ago, we started reminiscing about the early years of the hobby and some of the things that used to be common or major parts of the hobby and how many of them were gone. I am typically not someone who dwells on the past...
  24. E

    Anyone own a red flame hawkfish?

    I'm going to be getting one in around a week or so, I just think they are awesome. Anything I should be warned about? Or are they just as cool as they seem?
  25. Rinks

    Indiana 125 Echo Tech Teardown. Moving & Getting Out of Hobby. DREAM SALE!!! You Wont Find This One Again!!

    Hello everyone, Im posting today because I am moving and can no longer take my tank and equipment with me. I have been in the hobby for over 5 years now and have put together an amazing tank. I spare no expense when it came to the build. All equipment and tank have been purchased brand new and...
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