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  1. zoablasto

    Build Thread My new setup

    I always wanted to have a bigger reef tank, I’ve been dreaming about it for a while, and I finally decided to do it! It’s going to be a 57 gallon seapora rimless aquarium, with a custom build stand and a 30 gallon trigger system sump. For lighting I’ll be doing the aquatic life T5 hybrid with a...
  2. D

    Build Thread 210 gallon restart after outbreak

    hey everyone, after a few months of leaving my tank empty i've finally had time to start all over again. this outbreak almost made me quit since it all happened so suddenly, friend bought me a surprise fish, an orange shoulder tang, dropped it directly in the tank. everything died in 2 days...
  3. Wet Sleeve

    Flatworm ID

    Quite sure these little fellas came on some recent frags, don’t seem to be bothering much aside from me. curious if anybody can ID them, they’re extremely small, maybe 2mm and brown in appearance, I’m treating with PraziPro atm after seeing it irritates them in a coral bath, however they’re...
  4. Stu_Tanks

    DIY LIGHT MOUNT??

    Hey everyone! Just wanted to see what your DIY light mounts look like. I have two brand new Kessil A360we’s and need to figure out a good way to mount them. I have studs right behind the ends of my 75 gallon and would like to work with those and mount something off the wall. Need some...
  5. Tank2379

    Illinois Aquarium Controller FS: APEX EB8 and PM1

    I have an extra EB8 and PM1 used Like new condition trying to get ride of them together price is firm $140 local pick up or if you like me to ship shipping is extra. Let me know if interested
  6. Louiemiller9

    SPS only frag tank starting to BLEACH!

    Hey guys so about a week ago I noticed that some of my monti cap as well as various acros are starting to bleach. I will attach photos to show what I would call bleaching... maybe I am wrong. 50 g frag tank , running 4 T5 metal halide, 2 kessil 160s , no protein skimmer just 40lbs love rock in...
  7. Dinodanger

    Non of my coral look healthy but I can’t find out why?

    Sps is pale with no polyp extension lps is shrunk like how it should be when the lights are off some zoas look okay other look deformed slightly so as a test to see if it’s stability I bought a torch coral and added to to the correct flow and lighting to rule out lighting flow and stability I...
  8. ReeferWarrant

    Build Thread A Warrant's 32g BioCube Build

    A little bit about myself, I've always been interested in marine life and never had the courage to try out a reef tank. My mother was a biology teacher and as a kid I was glued to anything the BBC produced that was related to the ocean. I spent my high school years working at a pet store in...
  9. cladius_galen

    Small fast worm in tank

    Hello everyone. A few days ago I was feeding my candy cane coral (a very small head) when a worm came out the rock and snatched a piece of food. I didn’t get a good look at the worm and it pulled the food back into a hole very, very fast. On previous days I have seen a small clear worm, very...
  10. V

    Is this aggressive behavior?

  11. Júlio Vanini Neto

    Hello Hello, new member!

    Ei todo mundo! Estou entrando no fórum e na região Sul do Brasil. Estou no hobby de aquários há 8 meses, mas a paixão vem de muitos anos, devido a dificuldades financeiras e outras adversidades hoje finalmente tenho o meu sonho realizado. Compre um aquário usado e remonte em minha casa com...
  12. Reefer37

    Switching Sand on 7 Month Old Tank. Live or Dry?

    Well I originally got CaribSea Hawaiian black live sand for my tank when I started 7 months back. Between parts of the sand sticking to my magnetic cleaners and scratching my glass and the creeping suspicion it is leeching metals into my tank, I want to change out the sand completely. It's...
  13. C

    Switching to RODI

    I started a 15 gallon reef tank about 3 weeks ago just using tap water with a water conditioner and everything is doing fine other then alge and I am aware i need RODI water. If i start doing water changes with RODI will it filter out my tap water ?
  14. Reefer37

    Orange Spots on Back Wall?

    I can't get a decent picture of them for the life of me because you can really only see it with the blues on, but I've started noticing orange (almost looks rust colored) spots along the back wall of my tank. Anybody have any idea what it could be or if anyone else has had this? It's only on...
  15. R

    Lamarcks angelfish chasing leopard wrasse

    Hi guys hope you’re all doing well. I’m noticing my lamarcks angelfish chasing my leopard wrasse, it’s not a constant issue and it’s also not hurting my leopard wrasse. My lamarcks angel seems to chase my leopard wrasse when he gets near her, I’ve had my leopard wrasse for over a year and I know...
  16. C

    Prestige-LED t5 hybrid combo light 24"

    Hello world. Does anyone have ANY information on this light? I bought a tank and the lights came with it. I can't find any type of documentation. If anyone can point me to some guides or care to share your personal settings if you have one, that would be awesome. Thanks in advance.
  17. S

    Nano Build Fluval Edge 6g and Spec V with 20g Sump and ADA Imitation Stand

    Current tank shot 8/29/20 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ayyy first build thread on R2R! Bought a new Fluval Edge 6g on sale and already had a Fluval Spec V. Goal is to have a the fluval edge be a...
  18. Tristan

    Recommended Kessil Light for a nano tank?

    I have a 20gallon tank that has a footprint of 15” x 20” and is 16” tall. Planning on it being a mixed tank. I’ve been looking at the a80, a160, and a360. I feel like the a80 would be too weak and the a360 would be overkill. Do y’all think the a160 is the right choice for this tank?
  19. R

    What’s on my rock!

    Hi fellow reefers, first post here, I’m just looking for a bit of advice - there is something covering my rock and wondered what it is! Any help would be appreciated!
  20. Oscar’s25Gal

    Grey film on rocks?

    My 25g has been running for 2 months. It is currently FOWLR. Recently I have noticed two types of white/grey film like things growing on my rock, so could anyone please identify them? Here is a photo :
  21. T

    Polyp has red marks and looks sick

    Noticed this about an hour ago, water is testing pristine, 1.024/1.025 not sure what this is, it’s about a week old from LFS, yet to epoxy to rock. Thanks for any suggestions or what this is and how/if treatable. Don’t want it spreading!! Thank you
  22. N

    Looking for stickers to cover my mini fridge for my fish food

    Hi my names Nick and I'm really new to the reefing community. I'm looking for stickers to cover the many fridge I store my phytoplankton and frozen foods in and I think it would be cool to cover it in different stickers from different companies and different hobby related things. If you or...
  23. Nate Barber

    Nursing Goniopora Back to Health

    About 2 weeks ago I obtained a basically dead Goni frag (not more than little green dots in the skeleton) that had died off when the tank's nitrates skyrocketed (at least 100ppm, if I'm not mistaken). Well, I took the little guy and put him in the corner of my 20G where the flow was moderate...
  24. F

    How long does the Ugly Stage Last?

    Hello all, just want to know a couple of things. How long does the ugly stage last? I know there's now miracle product to skip the whole ugly stage but is there something to help speed it up or make it less ugly or troublesome? Should I clean all the algae that my tank is producing during...
  25. M

    “New” RedSea Reefers

    If you could design a “new” series of tanks for the RedSea Reefer series, what would they look like and what features would they incorporate?
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