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  1. stocking question

    Saltwater Fish
    i am new to the saltwater hobby but have been in the freshwater hobby for years. i have recently set up a 60S somatic protein skimmer, i will eventually have a dual GFO and carbon reactor i am going to run a 7 gallon refugium in the sump with cheato, for lighting im doing 2 AI prime HD's and the...
  2. LED Lighting for SPS

    Nano Reef
    Hey guys. I've had my 46g reef set up for about 3 months now. Doing fantastic, my green star polyps and toadstool have shown growth. I have coralline growing on the glass and just bought a blue mushroom and a red montipora about an hour ago. At this point I'm moving into the more expensive...
  3. Designing 4 exhibits for New Mexico Aquarium....PLEASE HELP

    Advanced Saltwater Discussion
    You have been hired by the New Mexico Biological Park to create a new set of exhibits. The focus of the new gallery is the Pacific Region. The Gallery must contain the following 4 tanks representing the entire Pacific Region. Your job is to design the life support systems for the following...
  4. Hello to the community!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello, My screen name is ReefPlumbdotcom. I am a Saltwater Reef Keeping Enthusiast. I like discussing the hobby with other enthusiast or helping new hobbyist understand the do's and Don't (s) of it all. I have an online store at reefplumb.com selling aquarium supplies that just recently...
  5. Stocking Options for 30g

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    So me and my dad want to add more things for our tank. So you can check it out on my profile. Anyways we want to add more live rock for more hiding spots. So it is 30 gallon with these inhabitants: Diamond Watchman Goby 3 Nassarus Snail 6 Turbo Snails 5 Hermit Crabs 1 Emerald Crab 1 Fire Shrimp...
  6. Blue line tsunami wavemaker

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    I was wondering if anyone has ever owned or even heard about the blue line tsunami wave maker??? I have the chance to get one for cheap..I can't find anything on them. Can use any help I can get.
  7. 40 Gallon Reef Build

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    I have been in the aquarium hobby for about a year now, with a 20 gallon freshwater planted tank. I really enjoyed this tank when I set it up and I learned A LOT from it. It quickly got boring though and was far to easy to maintain, so I picked up a 40 gallon breeder to go a little larger with...
  8. Re-arranged my nano reef

    Saltwater Journals
    So far, so good! My long tentacle that refuses to plant himself: My bubble coral... can't believe how much he's grown! He was tiny when I got him: My feather duster: And my black ocellaris clowns... I <3 my emo Nemos: Sorry for the dirty glass and fuzzy pics (crappy camera)
  9. Beginner with Saltwater: Would like to start a 2 gallon pico reef

    Nano Reef
    Hey guys, I have been keeping freshwater aquariums for about 4 years now, but have never dealt with saltwater and would LOVE to have a huge salt water tank someday but being as I am a student I don't have the money for it. I was wondering where I could get some good information on first...
  10. how to make a DYI overflow?

    Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    i am planning a sump and my tank is not drilled so i need and over slow, but i dont really want to spend 70 bucks :shock: unless i have too. so i was wondering if there is a way to make one for cheapper that works good
  11. lighting for a 55 gal reef

    Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    i have a 55 gallon reef tank and i have some power compacts that have 230 watts. is that enough for lps? in the future i want sps too. would that be enough for them too? or would i need to upgrade for them? thanks
  12. clams!!!!!

    Coral and Reef Creatures
    i used to have a clam and it failed horribly. i have made my tank much much much more stable, and it has been running for more then a year sence i last tried. i want to know what you need to succsessfuly keep clams so i can figure out what i did wrong and what i can do to make some new ones...
  13. how big of a sump do i need?

    Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    i have a 55 gal reef tank and i want to make a sump for it:-D. how big of a sump should i make?:dunno:
  14. half-reef/liverock/coral and half fish-only setup....

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    i am pretty new to saltwater tanks and ive been really wanting to get/start one soon. i want to get a large tank... like a 120-150 gallon one. i have the time, and patience, which is why i want to figure everything out before i start. my question is. i like coral/live-rock/reef tanks, my fiance...
  15. 55 gal lighting

    Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    What would be good low cost lighting for a 55 gal tank with mostly soft corals and some lps? thanks!
  16. The Fish Order and Combo's

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    I have come up with a List of all the fish and species I would like. I know probably a lot wont be able to live together and maybe not even "reef safe" If you can give me some combination of fish I can have in a reef tank! here is what I came up with lol.. its probably all the fish out their...
  17. Live Argonite Reef Sand in a Freshwater Aquarium?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    About two months or so ago, we decided to switch from gravel to sand in our freshwater aquarium. We changed part of the water, and added Live Argonite Reef sand. Being beginner aquarium owners, we used this sand in our freshwater tank. A few fish died, and we thought it might have been because...
  18. What type of corals should I get for my tank?

    Coral and Reef Creatures
    First off, this is my first saltwater tank, although I have 6 months experience in the freshwater hobby. I'm probably going to get a 30-gallon saltwater tank. It's going to have 30 lbs. of live rock. It's also going to have 2 ocellaris clown fish, 1 green clown goby, and 1 firefish. I would like...
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