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  1. Advice: Starting a Nano CRS planted tank!!

    Freshwater Shrimp
    Hey guys and girls i am super new to the forum and i have actually never joined one before. I'm super stoked to make my first thread!! I would really appreciate any feedback from everyone. I'm going to start a 5.5 gallon Crystal red shrimp planted tank. I feel like i have a pretty good handle on...
  2. confused about reef lighting

    Saltwater Aquarium Equipment
    I don't really get it. I know that most people like LED lights, but is there some reason tou NEED LED, or is it mostly aesthetic, because it makes colors bright. I'm starting up a 2.5 gallon pico reef with beginner corals(zoos, button polyps) and mushrooms. It was a fw tank, and the light for...
  3. Can I start a saltwater?

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    I have a 29 right now in the making of a freshwater and I have been thinking of making it into a saltwater in the future. But till then I want to know if what I have now is good to just keep the fish with sand as substrate, no decorations or rocks ect. Currently I have a Penguin Bio Wheel 150...
  4. First Saltwater tank

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    I want to try to run a saltwater taqnk and I have no idea where to start. all the directions I find are for starting a 30+ gallon tank. Ideally, I would like to start a ten gallon tank just to see the ins and outs of a saltwater tank. Any advice would be helpful (how do I get started, what will...
  5. How do I tell when my tank cycle is over?

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    Have some brown on my glass and all that is in my tank is some live rock with lights a heater and circulation? when should I add my clean up crew?how do i determine when i can add fish and corals?:-?
  6. What more equipment might i need (no sump)

    Beginner Saltwater Aquariums
    Got some equipment comming from ebay for a 55 salt water aquarium. I purchesed a JEBO 835/825 external canister filter, 300w hydor heater, 2 lamp odyssea 78w T5 HO, and JEBO 180 protien skimmer all for a resonable price. I plan to have corals and fish. Would there be any thing else i am over...
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