Planning salt water for the first time - Page 2
Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources » Saltwater Fish and Coral Reef Tanks » Beginner Saltwater Aquariums » Planning salt water for the first time

Planning salt water for the first time

This is a discussion on Planning salt water for the first time within the Beginner Saltwater Aquariums forums, part of the Saltwater Fish and Coral Reef Tanks category; --> Even more reason to post up some pics,this way you will be really impressed with what you have done over the time enjoying the ...

Check out these saltwater fish profiles
Clown Triggerfish
Clown Triggerfish
Naso Tang
Naso Tang
Like Tree2Likes

Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools vBmenu Seperating Image Search this Thread vBmenu Seperating Image
Planning salt water for the first time
Old 09-04-2013, 05:17 PM   #11
 
badxgillen's Avatar
 
Even more reason to post up some pics,this way you will be really impressed with what you have done over the time enjoying the tank. I used to think the same thing as you and try and hide any faults I may have had,but then at some point along the way I realized everyone goes through these times and we all need a little help learning. What better way than to learn from other people.
badxgillen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2013, 04:32 PM   #12
 
Here is a view of the front of the tank.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg WP_000048.jpg (61.8 KB, 20 views)
cwmorrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2013, 04:33 PM   #13
 
Left, center and right views of front.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg WP_000049.jpg (47.8 KB, 19 views)
File Type: jpg WP_000050.jpg (54.9 KB, 19 views)
File Type: jpg WP_000051.jpg (45.7 KB, 19 views)
cwmorrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2013, 04:45 PM   #14
 
badxgillen's Avatar
 
Is that birds nest and digitata on the right hand side?
badxgillen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2013, 05:03 PM   #15
 
The rightmost is a gorgonian from a frag class at the LFS.
The bird's nest in the middle is also from the frag class.
The rock on which the gorgonian sits has a small Xenia on it.
cwmorrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2013, 09:24 PM   #16
 
badxgillen's Avatar
 
Let me get this straight you got to go to a frag class? What goes on at one,I would love to know more. And is that a photosynthetic gorgonian you have?
badxgillen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2013, 11:19 PM   #17
 
The LFS has "classes" on various subjects to attract customers. They chopped up an unruly bird's nest for two classes I attended. The chiller failed in a display tank, and the bird's nest was doing badly. We "students" cut the coral apart and glued pieces to rubble.
I have no idea what the gorgonian is, although I obviously keep it close to the light.
Should any of you be nearby central Arkansas, here is a link to the LFS and here is their Facebook page.
cwmorrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2013, 04:01 AM   #18
 
I'm closer to central Illinois but this almost seems like it'd be worth the trip! I do have family in Houston ... Road trip?! I wonder if my wife would notice that we took a little detour? Am I obsessed if every city I go to I visit the local city aquarium and a few LFS's?...
VerdantGrotto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2013, 12:15 PM   #19
 
badxgillen's Avatar
 
Not obsessed but smart. To be able to see not only the different creatures in a number of tank variations but to be able to see how others get things to work can assist in your journey through the hobby.
badxgillen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2013, 02:39 PM   #20
 
There are a number of great saltwater stores located in the north and southern suburbs of Chicago too.
Posted via Mobile Device
MetalArm3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
salt water to fresh water conversion questions. JimBinSC Beginner Freshwater Aquarium 7 01-18-2013 07:08 PM
Planning a partial water change jd8521 Beginner Freshwater Aquarium 5 09-12-2009 04:18 PM
Setting up a salt water tank for the first time fishman09 Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 31 01-11-2009 09:29 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:32 PM.