saltwater aqarium

  1. KaliReeFiend

    New Clownfish Behavior

    Last Thursday I recieved a MochaVinci and a Phantom from Cultivated Reef. Two days ago I realized my Mocha had dug out the sand in front of the aquarium and he lays there a lot while the Phantom hovers over him. He seems like he is breathing pretty heavy so I turned down my MP10 thinking maybe...
  2. Ryushei

    Texas Selling IM Nuvo 20

    Comes with tank, stand, and pump, with everything you see inside and on top of the tank plus buckets and storage containers (salt included). Comes with a hydor koralia movement pump and upgraded filter caddys. Washed most of the junk out. Pick up only. My zip is 77840. Price negotiable
  3. S

    FS: Used Red Sea MAX E-260 69 Gallon Aquarium Tank

    Hello, For sale is a Red Sea MAX E-260 69 Gallon Aquarium Reef Tank with AI Hydra 26 HD LED lights for pickup only in New Jersey. Usage Description This aquarium was upgraded with the Red Sea sump conversion pipe kit. This pipe kit was cut and extended to accommodate an Eshopps R-200 refugium...
  4. Noinoi24

    Fluval 13.5 to RS Reefer 170

    So after at least 8 months of having a 13.5 Tank, I decided to upgrade my tank to a sexy looking one. Behold a Red Sea Reefer 170. Tank: Red Sea Reefer 170 (BLACK) Light: Ecotech Radion XR30 Gen3 Pro Chiller: Aqua Euro 1/13th Heater: Cobalt Neotherm 200 Watt Return: Ecotech Vectra M1 Skimmer...
  5. K

    Diamond Goby Concern

    I have a 55-gallon reef tank with a diamond goby and a few other gobys. Today, I turned my lights on to see that my diamond goby was swimming straight for the powerheads and almost got sucked into one. He does not appear to be sick as there are no physical signs but he looks kind of psychotic...
  6. landlocked303

    Swapping Out Rock...

    I started my 30 gal tank about 1.5 years ago using pukani rock. I have grown to hate my aquascape and it really isn't working well for coral placement. I would love to buy some Caribsea dry live rock and make a custom aquascape and then cure the rock for a few weeks with some marinepure from the...
  7. RickG

    Transferring Frag tank to display

    Hey guys!So I am working on a new build and I want to transfer my frag tank into my 75Gal display tank. My frag tank system is about 80gals. I was wondering if I could transfer everything over without any adverse effects. I will be using new live sand and transferring all of my live rock from my...
  8. FishStixTV

    New to the forum starting 75gal saltwater tank youtube!

    Hello guys I am new to the forum and have been in saltwater off and on for 10 years or so. I just bought a brand new 75 gal set up. I created a YouTube channel for people to follow, comment and subscribe. I want to show how to successfully start a saltwater system and maintain it and have fun...
  9. InspectorGadget

    DIY Nano Algae Scrubber, step by step with pics

    PLEASE DO NOT POST UNTIL I SAY THE LAST STEP HAS BEEN REACHED! This will take me some time to type it all out an get all the pictures right. Thanks guys and enjoy! This is a step by step guide on how I built my nano Algae Scrubber for nano reef tanks. The Algae Scrubber is made out of black...
  10. Renelope

    Testing Help!

    Hello, I'm really new to the SW aquarium world and I've got a question to ask everyone... I'm looking to have a reef tank and I am wondering about test kits... I've got the API master kit currently - but I know that I will also need to purchase a few more tests to get things going, Alkalinity...
  11. AshwinRavi

    African Cichlids to Reef

    Hello all, I follow suit with all the other people who got stung by the reef hobby, I just can't stop obsessing myself with it. I have had freshwater aquariums for about 15 years now, reef aquarium has always been something I wanted to venture into, but just got scared away. I currently have a...
  12. ReefAddict007

    Anyone ever use these lights?

    https://www.primalreef.com/collections/lighting/products/coralgrow-remarkable150
  13. Tank Parameters Of Some Masters

    Tank Parameters Of Some Masters

    Tank Parameters Of Some Masters To this day one of the most frequently asked questions I get, and actually that many “old time hobbyists” get is “How do I get rid of the algae in my tank. My first question then is “what are the parameters of your tank’s water? Invariably the answer is my tank’s...
  14. The Past and Future of the Hobby

    The Past and Future of the Hobby

    The Past and Future of the Hobby At this time of year, we often look back on what has transpired in the past year both good and bad and think about it. For me, it was for the most part a good year in aquarium terms, as I wrote a fair amount, most of my tanks did well and I traveled more than I...
  15. P

    Undergravel Filter in 180g saltwater, fish, inverts, live rock aquarium

    I built a 180 g saltwater tank about a month and a half ago. I have a weipro protein skimmer, wave maker, and two cannister filters(one sun sun and other dophin),two powerheads connected with an UNDERGRAVEL FILTER. Yes, the person who was helping me building the tank put it in. I have 1 sailfin...
  16. M

    Beginner need some help and tips

    Hello there :) So I am a couple of months going into reefkeeping and I have been loving it so far. So far, I only have frogspawn and some zoas in my 20 gallon right now. When I started the tank, I also had xenia in it when I first started to put some corals in it. My first Xenia died overnight...
  17. C

    possible stocking list

    I have a 55 gallon tank and in it now I have a yellowtail damsel, a chrub angel, and a melanurus wrasse. my tank looks pretty empty right now but I have been looking at several different fish that would do good in my tank Fish list: Fathead Anthias (maybe 2) Yasha Goby Pinkbar Goby McCosker's...
  18. TANK TERROR: Bacterial Infections In The Reef Tank

    TANK TERROR: Bacterial Infections In The Reef Tank

    Editor’s Note: The reef aquarium hobby is not for the faint of heart. Maintaining a complex ecosystem can be a daunting task with many variables in play that all have effect on one another. However, beyond the effort to maintain the ecosystem and address common day-to-day issues, there are...
  19. Refractometers And Salinity Measurement

    Refractometers And Salinity Measurement

    Salinity is one of the most important parameters measured in reef aquaria. It controls not only the salt balance between an organism and its surrounding environment, but also the levels of a host of ions in seawater that aquarists neither measure nor control independently. Consequently...
  20. SPS Spotlight: “Pearlberry” – Beautiful, Mysterious, And Finicky

    SPS Spotlight: “Pearlberry” – Beautiful, Mysterious, And Finicky

    The Pearlberry is one of those corals that most people look at and think “It’s soooo beautiful – I’m going to try my hand at keeping SPS!” For sure, this is an inspiring coral – it is one of the most spectacular corals in our system, and we sure do love to stare at it. But as most SPS keepers...
  21. Pipe Dreams: The In’s & Out’s Of Aquarium Plumbing

    Pipe Dreams: The In’s & Out’s Of Aquarium Plumbing

    You have a lot of options now-a-days when it comes to plumbing an aquarium and that can make the task a bit overwhelming. There are quite a few different solvents, glues, primers, fittings, piping, and sealants all with their own particular purpose. To complicate that a little more each one has...
  22. TANK TERROR: Identifying And Treating Marine Velvet

    TANK TERROR: Identifying And Treating Marine Velvet

    The reef aquarium hobby is not for the faint of heart. Maintaining a complex ecosystem can be a daunting task with many variables in play that all have effect on one another. However, beyond the effort to maintain the ecosystem and address common day-to-day issues, there are catastrophic...
  23. The Acclimation Box: Can This Thing Really Work?

    The Acclimation Box: Can This Thing Really Work?

    Elite Aquatic’s Acclimation Box Acclimation boxes are an essential tool for adding new fish to an existing tank, but a tool which is often overlooked or disregarded. I was once a skeptic myself, and I have a feeling many reading this are far from convinced. After all, how could this little...
  24. pH And The Reef Aquarium

    pH And The Reef Aquarium

    For many aquarists, pH is not something that they have much experience with aside from their aquarium. For many, pH is almost a black box measurement: something to be considered, but whose physical meaning makes little sense to them. This article will describe pH in an intuitive way (as...
  25. Super Star Of The Reef: The Blue Star Leopard Wrasse–Macropharyngodon bipartitus

    Super Star Of The Reef: The Blue Star Leopard Wrasse–Macropharyngodon bipartitus

    Male and female Macropharyngodon bipartitus in the author’s aquarium. The Blue Star Leopard Wrasse, also referred to as the Divided Wrasse, Vermiculite Wrasse (as well as a few other common names) is one of thirteen species of leopard wrasse in the Macropharyngodon genus. As with most leopard...
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