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  1. Narideth

    My poor hammer coral, looking for suggestions

    Hello all, I've somewhat recently started up a saltwater tank, my first, and it's somewhere between 8-10 months old at this point. About three months ago, I put my first corals in, and that consisted of a duncan, blasto, zoanthid, candycane, GSP, and about a week later, a branching hammer coral...
  2. Donya

    Coral and anemone response to LED fixture going bad

    I have some interesting observations from my reef tank that I wanted to share. For the last few years I've had an AI prime LED on the tank, which served me well until this month. A couple weeks ago, it died in a very frustrating way by subjecting my fish to a periodic lightning effect in the...
  3. I

    Planning a tank with seahorses!!!(dwarf probably)

    Hello everyone. I have a plan for a dwarf sea horse tank but I just want other people's thoughts on this to make sure it's good! So, I would want a fluval Evo, 5 gallons. I would probably have 12-16 dwarf seahorses as I read you can have 4 per gallon and I want to go easy since I'm just starting...
  4. simonero

    Q's about methods for increasing kH with aragonite/coral

    I have a tank that is CONSTANTLY/always dealing with low kH issues. It's the water in my area. I'm worried about pH shock for a new, juvenile tankmate next time I have to do a substantial water change. Trying to decide if I should multi-task the function of a new decoration I must acquire for...
  5. cooledwhip

    I Want To Start A Nano Reef Sometime This Summer...

    Hey guys I have a lot of freshwater tanks but this summer I wanted to set up a saltwater tank. I have some live rock/dry coral or something that my dad got from florida a long time ago. It's a pretty big piece, and I think it would fit nicely in a 10 gallon. I have never had a saltwater tank...
  6. RRaquariums

    10 Gallon Nano Reef

    I recently had to downsize my 220 gallon tank dew to moving later this year but I couldn't really give it all up lol. So I've kept a few corals and set up a little 10 gallon nano tank with a hang on back refugium. Since I can't post pics on this site from my iPad for some reason I'll post...
  7. RRaquariums

    Diy Frag Plugs. My Experiment

    So I'm downgrading from my current 300 gallon reef tank to a 75 gallon frag tank. New job and less time made me choose to do soemthing a little smaller. But I've had a lot of fun growing and selling my corals and I'm looking forward to really focusing on getting the corals to grow fast and have...
  8. RRaquariums

    90 Gallon Reef Cube.

  9. RRaquariums

    230 Gallon Reef Tank.

    So I found a good deal on craiglsits for this 230 gallon starphire glass tank that I decided to set up instead of my 125 gallon. It will fit on the same stand and I'm going to use the same set up idea but just with this bigger tank. Because of the way my basement is set up the sump and refugium...
  10. RRaquariums

    Sps Id?

    So went to get some corals frags from a guy on Craigslist and he was really cool and gave me this peace of sps coral to try out in my tank since I've been wondering how sps would do in my set up anyways me being a bit overwhelmed with all the other coral I got forgot the name of the sps and I'd...
  11. Robbo85

    Coral Frags In Suffolk

    Hi, Just wondering if anyone knows any shops/ private sellers around the Ipswich area that sells coral frags? I can only find shops that sell large corals that are too big for my nano.
  12. I

    Australian White Lightning Sponge - Turning Brown - Newbie

    Firstly I didn't order this (wasn't planning on getting corals for a few more months) only cycled my tank about 5 months ago, I order 10 Mexican turbo snails but this arrived in the box aswell, so I thought sweet free coral!!    - However its now starting to turning brown   Lighting - I have 2...
  13. Robbo85

    Help! Urgent Id Required

    HELP!   i have just got a couple of small pieces of coral and have found two things on it that i cant identify.   first is a brown little shell or pod that is attached to the piece of live rock that the coral came on. its egg shapped and has a seam running down its middle.     second is a...
  14. ChaseO


    Setting up a 30gallon innovative marine aquarium with 20watt led light strip and was wondering what CORALS, ANEMONE, and FISH would be good in the tank. THANKS!!!!!!!  
  15. ChaseO

    What Is The Best Lighting For Growing Corals?

    Hay I was wondering what the best lighting is to grow all the different corals, anemones, and clams? I will be building a frag tank and a light for it and my tank is a 20gallon breeder so what wattage would be best and type and size? THANKS!!
  16. J

    24L Nano Reef Tank

    hey i'm looking to buy a 24L nano tank with a filter hanging on the back of it with a led light thingy. well i have a fluval roma 90 fresh water tank but hence getting a nano tank i want to go marine  but im confused as what i have seen on youtube. someone help me with what i need to start up a...