tank upgrade

  1. taylorn13

    Tank upgrade, when can I add some LPS??

    Hey guys, I just upgraded my 10 gallon to a 20 gallon innovative marine peninsula. Not sure what kind of start you would call this (if there even is any), but I basically used all the same rock in my 10 gallon (i kept them submerged and oxygenated during transfer) as well as filter media. I do...
  2. nolanp489

    Tank upgrade

    I'm upgrading from a 70 gallon tank with canister filter that Ive had going for about a 10 months to a red sea reefer 350 that I got used for a great deal that was about a year old in great condition. My question is though should I use my canister filter that I have on my old tank on the new...
  3. dan.stone

    Tank Transfer: Using old sandbed?

    Question: I am transferring my existing 40 gallon reef tank to a 65 gallon and would like to use some of my old sand bed. What is the best way to do this? My plan is to only use the sand which I am able to thoroughly vacuum days beforehand and to ditch the rest. This leaves me with ~80% new sand...
  4. LxHowler

    Anyone have a aquaone reefsys

    I currently have 2 nano reefs, I am looking at my options as to upgrading at some point in the future and was wondering if anyone had any experience with reefsys tanks. I've been looking online but and am struggling to find much information on them, I'm looking at getting the 255 liter tank...
  5. gavinb612

    Upgrading tank question

    I unfortunately made the mistake of settling for a lesser than because it was cheaper, and now I am switching to what I wanted, but my question is, will me moving all my rock, ceramic, marine pure, and possibly some of the water cause a cycle in the new tank? I’m moving from a 24g Aquatop that’s...
  6. T

    Stocking advice for an 80 gallon reef!

    Hi all! I am upgrading soon to an 80 gallon reef (pending light purchase) from a 10g nano. Current stocking includes 2 occy clowns and 1 bicolour blenny. The concept for my upgraded tank will be a mixed reef and eventually dipping my toe into SPS corals. I want a tank with lots of small/medium...
  7. Will Milberger

    Build Thread Beginning my new build (Aggie Aquarist's 75G build)

    I have been waiting for my house to be finished, and my wife and I have been shacking up with the parents. I've been making fun of millennials still living with their parents and here we've been doing it for two months now. So, hopefully in the next two weeks, we'll be out. We have the house...
  8. M

    Upgrading to a bigger tank

    Guys, I know there are lots of threads out there on this topic but everybody seems to have different opinions (as most of things on this hobby :D )... I'm just throwing my thoughts out there and looking for your input.. any help is greatly appreciated! I have an established (about 7 months old)...
  9. Kevinkmk

    Removing all live rock for tank upgrade

    hi everyone, I’m planning to upgrade my 20g nano to a 73g reefer 350. I’m planning to remove all my existing live rocks (20lbs) into the new tank to aquascape with some additional new rock, and let it cycle for about a week before I move everything from my existing Nano tank. Will my 20 gallon...
  10. Kevinkmk

    Tank upgrade cycling?

    hi, I am planning to upgrade my current 20 gallon reef tank that has been running for 10 months to a 74 gallon reefer 350 tank. I will be using the existing 16 lbs of live rock plus some new live rocks, and new sand bed for the new tank. Wondering do I need to cycle my new tank or I can do a...
  11. RichyRich50

    Help with tank upgrade to Red Sea Reefer 350

    I recently bought a Red Sea Reefer 350 to upgrade from a 46 gal Bow front. So here is my issue, I want setup my Reefer 350 in the same spot as my current 46 gal Bowfront. What is the best way to do this without losing any fish? Oh and I also bought new sand, so the old sand will go in trash...
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