1. Q

    Florida Aquariums Selling entire setup Red Sea reefer 425xl

    $$4,000$$ For sale is a Red Sea reefer 425 xl. The tank and all the equipment was purchased April of this year, except for the skimmer return pump and R/O unit. Thinking of parting out the tank as it has been broken down I would prefer not to ship anything. Need to sell ASAP. X2 Ecotech radion...
  2. I

    Pennsylvania Filters Brand New Aqua UV Sterilizer 8 Watt HOB

    Brand New Aqua 8 Watt UV Sterilizer HOB for Tanks up to 70 Gallon. Never used, bought to remove Dinos $75
  3. L

    My anemone looks like it’s producing quinoa

    What’s wrong with my anemone? I just saw this as I was doing a water change
  4. S

    Refugium function

    Saltwater noob here. I've read about the importance of having a refugium, especially for reef/saltwater tanks. My understanding is that a refugium serves primarily as a home for organisms that act as biofilters, such as macroalgae and microorganisms. I have also read that they can be used as a...
  5. Itsyitz

    Build Thread First Saltwater Tank

    I am coming from doing freshwater tanks for about 8 years. I am now deciding (at the encouragement of my wife) to make the switch to saltwater. My Tank is 75 gallons using a canister filter :) This pic is day 1.
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    I need help setting up a unusual saltwater tank for my moms Christmas present. Basically I wanna grow bubble algae.

    So uh, yeah this is probably a pretty unusual question. How do you intentionally grow bubble algae? For a bit of background my whole family are huge nerds. My mom is a botanist, my brother is a geologist (almost done with his degree,) and I am a 3d artist. While rockhounding about a month ago...
  7. Oscar’s25Gal

    A huge update on my fish journey...

    Hello guys! It’s been a very long time since I’ve posted on here :) Last time I was on here, I had a 25 gallon fish tank (hence the name haha) however in July i got my dream tank. A 450 litre / 120 gallon fish tank! It’s been running very smoothly, and I cycled it for 5 weeks before buying fish...
  8. A

    Clownfish Unpaired

    About 3 months ago me and my boyfriend bought a nano-saltwater tank (upgrading soon) with two ocellaris clownfish. We also bought a cleaner shrimp all from PetCo (there are no marine stores near us), and the tank was running perfect. All levels were good, our male Svedka was doing the submissive...
  9. Yessirhomey

    Hello Greetings

    Just wanted to say Hi to everyone in the Fish world. I've been in the hobby for over 30 years. I'm a Marine Biologists and a Master Diver. I downsized the tanks I've owned from 5 Reef tanks, from 150gal to my biggest at 1000 gal. The Reef tank i have up and running is an Oceanic 175 Bowfront...
  10. gareefer1029

    What is this thick, purple algae that has suddenly taken over the rocks in my 4 month old reef tank?

    Pictures and a video attached. In some places the algae has hair-like extensions. Tank is a 29g, with x4 corals, 1 urchin, a bunch of crabs/snails, and 1 fish (a blue/green chromis). Levels are generally good: -PH is around 8.1 -Ammonia is 0 -Nitrites are 0 -Nitrates are 10 -Temp is 79 -I...
  11. Cetus

    125 Gallon Reef Tank Stocking Help?

    Hey! So, I'm planning on getting a 125 gallon reef tank that's 72 inches long. I've been looking all over for what kind of fish I could add to the tank and after several weeks of adding and removing, I decided to use the unit system as described in this article...
  12. KimberlyMary

    Water Temp Issue

    Hey Over the summer my water temp has risen a bit but overall I still found it high. My temp in March - 80 My temp now - 82 I have a 60 gallon tank with a Hydor 300w heater set to 72. Current stock incl. 2 Clowns, 1 Cleaner Shrimp, a few Nerite snails and approx. 40 Nassarius snails (they...
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    75 Gallon Reef Stocking

    I know there are several threads out there about stocking a 75 gallon reef. I've tried to read as many of these a possible to developed my stock list. Here are my plans: Currently in tank: 2 Black Ice Clowns 1 Royal Gramma 1 Skunk Cleaner Shrimp 1 Red Fire Shrimp Future plans (In order I plan...
  14. itsdRu

    Hello New from Cincinnati

    Hello all I’m new from Cincinnati Ohio I have a fluval 13 1/2 gallon saltwater tank with a CoraLife surface skimmer and protein skimmer built-in. I really need some help here I’m trying to get everything correct in the water before I add any livestock including coral can you please view the...
  15. trembsreef

    Hello Hi guys!

    Hey everyone, thought I’d introduce myself. My name is Jo and I’m relatively new to reefing and salt water fish. I grew up keeping several different fresh water systems, turtles and reptiles so I’ve always been into these types of hobbies. We had renovations at work and had a massive saltwater...
  16. S

    New Jersey Chaeto

    Hi, I have about 2 bags of chaeto about 3/4 of the quart size zip lock bag. I will be $10 plus shipping. Shipping is probably around $8-$14 via USPS flat rate box. Let me know your zip and I can give you a quote on shipping. Let me know if anyone is interested in it. Here is my paypal...
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    Red Sea Reefer 425 XL Customization

    Hey all, I just bought a new red sea reefer 425 xl. I am looking for recommendations for all the equipment I would need with it such as return pump, wave maker, lights, protein skimmer, etc. The model i bought just comes with the tank, stand, and sump only & plumbing of course. I do not have a...
  18. Carly Knight

    Reef tank - replace media in sump/aiptasia

    Hi So I adopted an established reef tank a few months back. I managed to get on top of an aiptasia issue in the display tank... But recently noticed there are a few in the back chamber on one of the filter media bags. I'm worried if I remove it I'm gonna remove the beneficial bacteria. But if...
  19. Kolby_Mitchell

    Indiana Coral for sell!

    Located in columbus Indiana although I can ship -pulsing xenia (price depends on how big of cut you would like) -hydnophora -$30 -cali torte acropora -$30 -pink birdsnest -$20 -blue devils finger leather (price depends on how big of cut you would like)
  20. david_ma

    Michigan Lighting Ai hydra 52’s HD, skimmers, ato, chiller, sump

    Have some nice equipments laying around please text 313-268-3195 for faster response 2 ai hydra 52’s HD with mounts, mint condition, $425 each shipped with the mount or take both $750 shipped(preferred) icecap ato unit with pump( awesome ato, laser detects both low and high water level with...
  21. D

    EMERGENCY Yellow Tang Black Patches

    My Yellow tang is rubbing against the sand and She also have black patches on her both side.
  22. Gadamwoll

    "How Fish and Coral saved my life" (Yes, I almost really died)

    I will be streaming live tomorrow afternoon. Please like, share, comment, and subscribe. The title is "How Fish and Coral saved my life" (Yes, I almost really died) This is my 5-year update and future plans. You may laugh, cry, get motivated, or help someone in need. This will be very...
  23. Ashv5

    Fish for 90 gallon?

    Hi guys! So I was wondering on what I can stock in my 90 gallon. Here is my current stocking: 1- Yellow Tang 1- Jewel damsel 1- Yello tail damsel (small) 2- Clownfish Ocellaris I was looking for vibrant and colorful fish! Also decently active. I saw one of these at my lfs but did not purchase...
  24. A

    Stocking a 55

    Hi! I have recently acquired a 55gal tank and i feel like im ready to try saltwater. Ive had great success with my 4 freshwater tanks. Basically i need stocking advice. I KNOW i want a pair of clownfish but thats all that im certain thay i want. I honestly would do an only clownfish tank but i...
  25. g.knight

    Coral noob- aquacultured??

    Hey, R2R! Back with another noob question. I’ll start off by saying I apologize if this has been asked and answered before, but I couldn’t find the answer if it has been. Just getting my first beginner corals and selecting them from I see that many of their corals are listed as...
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