saltwater

  1. RRaquariums

    My Bangaii Cardinal Pair Had Their First Batch Of Babies

    So I have two Bangaii cardinals I added about 4 months ago to my 230 gallon reef tank they where about the size of nickel when I added them and are now about the size of a quarter. I got lucky and they paired up almost right away which is what I was hoping would happen but it's very hard to tell...
  2. RRaquariums

    90 Gallon Reef Cube.

    https://youtu.be/P2-zgBrdUCo
  3. G

    Jawfish In 10 Gallon?

    I'm thinking about getting a jawfish and need some info. Here are my questions:   -Is a jawfish able to live in a 10 US gallon tank?   -How low of a SG can they handle?   If they can handle a SG of 1.005-1.010 I can put them in my other tank I'm planning to set up.   -What should I feed them?  ...
  4. P

    Stocking A Saltwater Tank 55 Gallon =) (Help)(Advice Please)

    alright I've been doing a lot of posts on this so far but want lots of opinions =) I know some fish i definitely want in my tank which are 3 Carpenters or McCoskers flasher wrasse - 3” - 1 male , 2 female 2 black ice ocellaris clownfish - 3” yellow candy hogfish - 4” 1 orchid dotty back - 3” 1...
  5. RRaquariums

    Visit To My Saltwater Lfs

    So took a trip to one of my LFS to pick up 10 yellow tip hermit crabs to start of my clean up crew in the 230 reef build. Anyways while I was there I figured I'd take some pics of his display tank and some of the fish for sale. They aren't the best pics but could be a lot worse ;) Copper...
  6. P

    Saltwater Fish For A 55 Gallon / Flame Angel!

    Alrighty so i posted a while ago about a ton of saltwater questions and so far this is what i got (this referring to the picture attached) i still have a bit of aquascaping to do but this is my 55 gallon tank so far it's cycling now and i want to start seriously considering fish/invertebrates to...
  7. P

    Possibly Starting A Saltwater/reef Tank? Lots Of Questions!

    alrighty here goes,   I've had freshwater tanks up till now for quite a while, I'd say a few years 3 or so give or take, had all types of freshwater fish but now want to expand. I have an unused and good 55g tank with led lights (day and night setting (don't know if that matters)) I'm good...
  8. 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...
  9. B

    Two Fish Addicts

    My husband, myself and I are fish addicts. We have 20 aquariums and four indoor ponds. I started off keeping goldfish and koifish in my indoor ponds. My husband started of keeping swordtails, guppies, platys, endlers, gold dust and sailfins in freshwater tanks. We now have black water tanks...
  10. RRaquariums

    125 Gallon Reef.

    I've been super busy but I found a 125 gallon saltwater tank set up on craigslist I couldn't pass up. I did have to build a new stand and I'm still have to pretty it up but it's ready to hold the tank anyways here's some pics of the stand build and the tank on it. I'll have some more as I start...
  11. J

    Oh Noes! Aiptasia Anemone?

    Hello friends!   I'm new to the forum and my experience is mainly with fresh water but a friend of mine recently gave me a basic salt water aquarium and it has a couple of anemones on the live rock. Once I got the tank home and setup I managed to find one but the other one seems to have...
  12. dalisonc

    What Should I Add Next?

    I'm new to the forum and currently have a 16 gallon BiOrb with three blue damsels with a black and white three striped damsel. I would like to add a new addition but I am not sure what kind of fish to add. The damsels are a bit aggressive so what kind of fish would help temper that situation? Is...
  13. Valentini

    Setting Up My First Saltwater Tank

    Today, after much internet research and conversations with seasoned hobbyists, I picked up my first saltwater aquarium.   It's a 55g with established live rock and sand. We brought home 30g of established water and I mixed a bunch of fresh. It came with an adorable little true percula clownfish...
  14. kiwi210

    Reef Safe Invertebrates?

    Looking to add some inverts to my tanks. Thinking either an urchin or starfish. I haven't started my reef yet but I know in the future I will be adding some zoas and polyps. What are some easy to maintain inverts that are also reef safe? 
  15. kiwi210

    Purple Algae?

    Why do I have dark purple algae growing on my live rock? There are also some bright green spots. I just cleaned my tank and there was brown algae all over the substrate and walls. How do I take care of this WITHOUT adding chemicals? 
  16. kiwi210

    How To I Upgrade My Saltwater Tank?

    I started a 10 gallon saltwater tank and recently bought equipment to setup a 75 gallon tank. How do I successfully transfer my live rock and clownfish to the new tank? I haven't set it up yet because I need to buy more live rock. I can't afford another 65 pounds of live rock and would like to...
  17. ChaseO

    Lights

    I have a 20 gallon long aquarium, it is 30 inches long, and 16 inches deep. I want to set it up for saltwater with live rock and anemone some corals and eventually some SPS corals. I have a very low budget! I would prefer to get LED lights. The problem for me is, most LED lights cost very high...
  18. G

    My First Ever Saltwater Tank. Need Lots Of Help Please!

    I have decided to start my first ever saltwater tank. I currently have a 10 gallon tank, with the normal measurements of 20x10x12. I have a bio-wheel filter that cleans 100 gallons of water every hour, so it's cleaning my tank 10 times in an hour. I also have a heater. Also got the hood with the...
  19. Colonials66

    Are They Any Good?

    Looking into starting life on the saltier side of fishkeeping, and am currently looking at tanks. Are tanks that have a built in sump system at the back of the tank any good? Or is it better to get a tank, drill it and install a sump beneath it? Thanks
  20. T

    5 Gallon Or 10 Gallon?

    Completely new to this forum. I have experience with many frehwater aquariums but have never tried saltwater till now. I don't have a ton of extra spending money, so keep that in mind. All I want is basic solid nano tank.I want to be able to keep a few basic corals and few small fish. I...
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