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  1. 2 points
    ErickS

    Annoying things ppl say about your tank

    Will be coming see you after my vacation next week. We can talk about your tank lol
  2. 2 points
    Is it hard lolol couldn't help it
  3. 2 points
    Dr.Fraggenstien

    Overflow

    This and this!
  4. 2 points
    Dr.Fraggenstien

    Display Sump?

    Not yet but...
  5. 2 points
    jakesweep

    Jake's Reefer 250

    Well, I've paid my deposit to the reef gods and they provided much gear. This thread will chronicle my first tank in 12 years. Things have come a long way since then! Current FTS (leak test): I picked up a Red Sea Reefer 250 on eBay for $500. I had to drive a couple hours to pick it up, but no biggie. It's kiddo approved! Both of my kids are super excited to start a tank after a recent trip to Mote Marine over Spring Break. All the stuff is there. The plumbing is in good shape, and everything is super clean. The cabinet has some screw holes, but no biggie. This thing is a beast compared to any tank I've had. My last reef tank was a 20L with no sump. I've had freshwater aquariums in the past, but nothing over 30 gallons. I've also never had a rimless aquarium. It was one of the must-haves when I was obsessing over which tank to buy. The stand tore down easily for transport, and somehow I squeezed everything into my Subaru Impreza! It's going to be awhile before I actually get saltwater, rock, and sand in it, but there's still plenty to do in the meantime.
  6. 2 points
    I qt and use copper,they stay in qt for 4 weeks minimum.i use a 15 gallon tank with a heater sponge filter and a very small power filter with out carbon for movement to keep things stirred up I change 5 gallons every 3 to 4 days this has worked well for me.i replace any copper i have removed with water change
  7. 2 points
    jakesweep

    Jake's Reefer 250

    I bought a pile of gear. Unfortunately, I didn't know about the kickbacks from Marine Depot to Buckeye Reef when I placed my orders. I'll definitely use the link from now on though! I picked up 3 Noopsyche K7 Pro II LED fixtures off of R2R. I had just read a well-written and thorough review on R2R about them when they popped up. Just so happens it was @crimsonvice who wrote it! Thanks for being so thorough! I was lucky enough to snag them for $325 shipped. I bought the arms for them from The Coral Reef TN for $36/pc. https://www.ebay.com/usr/thecoralreeftn. Other gear: - Reef Octopus Varios 6 (probably too much pump, but I'm making a manifold) - Reef Octopus Classic 150-INT - (2x) VorTech MP10 - Marine Depot KleanWater 4-Stage Economy RO/DI System - 100 GPD - HMO 200 Watt Titanium Heater with Digital Controller - Finnex - Tunze Osmolator Universal 3155 ATO - AquaMaxx Fluidized GFO and Carbon Filter Media Reactor - XS - Titanium Ground Probe I bought a Seneye that I'll probably return. I told myself I didn't need an Apex, but then I talked myself into it. So I'll probably send the Seneye back. So now I have: - Seneye Reef Monitor - API Saltwater Liquid Master Test Kit - API Reef Master Test Kit - Neptune Systems APEX Wi-Fi Controller System - Neptune Systems Magnetic Probe Rack (MPR) - Neptune Systems DOS (for auto water change)
  8. 2 points
    Zaireguy

    Walt Disney frag

    Hopefully if my lastest frags excel...i will add a wd in june baby steps
  9. 2 points
    Zaireguy

    Trident coming soon

    I hope to get this hooked up today.had it since the release just haven't had any days off to do anything Almost 6 months worth of reagent...and one not so happy wife...pretty sure i will be buying another coach purse soon
  10. 2 points
    For sure! I'm thinking we get with them and schedule a group meet or something. Maybe in a month or two, to give them some time to settle in.
  11. 2 points
    crimsonvice

    Frags for Sale!

    Cincinnati Coral and Aquarium opened today. Cool place!
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    For those of you that don’t know what FTS Friday is. This is a weekly thread meant for everyone to share a “Full Tank Shot” of your aquarium.   Don’t be shy. We love to see photos of everyone’s tank or tanks. 
  14. 2 points
    rjchiles

    Trident coming soon

    May have to upgrade to a Louise.....my tank cost me an upgraded engagement ring.
  15. 2 points
    jakesweep

    Full Tank Shot Friday (FTS) 05/17/2019

    Reefer 250 leak test!
  16. 2 points
    rjchiles

    Full Tank Shot Friday (FTS) 05/17/2019

    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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  18. 2 points
    Jesse

    GHL New product tour - Rap 2019

    GHL New product tour - Rap 2019 - Doser 2.1 proflux 4, KH Director, Ion Director, mitras, ptc2
  19. 1 point
    this is the one that bugs me lol! I can deal with the "is that nemo". Another one that bugs me....Oh that's saltwater? You should get a shark!
  20. 1 point
    ErickS

    My 180 build

    Hopefully future adds on dbtc
  21. 1 point
    Muttley000

    My 180 build

    Super nice!
  22. 1 point
    Are those plants?
  23. 1 point
    I need one to love out so I can turn their room into a fish den.
  24. 1 point
    Jesse

    Aquacultured ORA®, Pincushion Sea Urchin

    lol lock them in their rooms.
  25. 1 point
    euphylin me

    Overflow

    not trying to get off topic but installing a gate valve on your drain would help
  26. 1 point
    euphylin me

    Overflow

    probably the shadow overflow. decent reviews, very low profile. A little expensive but seems pretty solid. I prefer the in tank overflows that are drilled on the bottom but thats just my preference. seems like you cant go wrong with the fiji cube overflow as well. aesthetics are good as well
  27. 1 point
    Jon Fishman

    Learning as I go......

    24-hours post-split. The other is hiding and I can only see the foot, and the occasional tentacles reaching out, so I have no idea how it is doing....... Edit: Other half is starting to come out of hiding....
  28. 1 point
    jakesweep

    Jake's Reefer 250

    Dry fit the plumbing for the manifold which will serve the Aquamax reactor and the ATO which I will be turning into a mini-refugium. I might stub out one more valve for a future addition. I would love to get a bigger sump with a proper refugium, but this will have to do for now. Hard-plumbing the return pump was way more of a pain than expected. I'll be changing the last few inches out for a flexible tube.
  29. 1 point
    Ryan345

    Skimmer for 75g

    Looking for a nice internal skimmer for a 75g.
  30. 1 point
    My Sailfin Tang and corals.
  31. 1 point
    Killer stuff as usual Brandon!
  32. 1 point
    The tort and pc rainbow are speaking to me....very nice
  33. 1 point
    watdachuck

    Masini's Dream Build

    Very happy! I was having some algae issues but recently remedied my phosphate problem with Phosguard and some water changes. Also not sure where my elevated iodine is coming from. Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk
  34. 1 point
    Wow, this looks like an incredibly nice store! Keep us posted on their progress and thanks for the pics!
  35. 1 point
    Zaireguy

    Wwc coral club

    Last month i joined wwc coral club.its a subscription monthly program where you get two levels to choose from The silver and gold,i am doing the silver one.i get 5 different frags a month plus some little goodies.anywhere from a t shirt last month to a wwc cooler this month along with stickers can coolers etc.. You get to pick from different types like lps,sps,softies,zoes,monti,chalice,acros..the gold pack you get the higher end acros and sps. I did the silver to try it out a few months and see how the corals do as i set up my calcium reactor They also keep track what you have been sent as long as you are in the program so you don't get doubles. I hope to grow them out and join the trade forward program in the club..i think you all have great ideas and a great club i am glad to have joined
  36. 1 point
    rjchiles

    Above water????

    My aunt and wife were teacher's in St Mary's. Mrs Mangen and Ms. Minnick.
  37. 1 point
    rjchiles

    Weather Station?

    I haven't checked a rain gauge sense I left the farm.
  38. 1 point
    Fishoutofwater

    Above water????

    We hardly got anything.
  39. 1 point
    JMM

    Quarantine. Do you? and why or why not

    No fish goes in my system without full QT. I won’t risk my investment of fish already I’m my display. It’s a pain for sure but one fish with velvet will wipe out your whole tank. I also qt my corals and inverts, same reason plus the chance of nuisance algae. I have bubble algae in my old display thanks to not doing so.
  40. 1 point
    Jon Fishman

    Learning as I go......

    Ohhhhh yeah........
  41. 1 point
    No worries! I believe it was in the past. Also, go Falcons! #BGSUAlum
  42. 1 point
    euphylin me

    curious if anyone knows

    well....i guess the answer is no lol. i looked it up and algae spores are 25-100x smaller than bacteria. ranging from .004 microns to .10. oops read it wrong that is for viruses lol. i just read that alot of algae can be filtered out by 10 micron filtration
  43. 1 point
    Just checked, and my sump is being delivered tomorrow..... soooooooo Measuring and planning!!!
  44. 1 point
    Jesse

    curious if anyone knows

    lol I think it actually ended up going in a good direction and Muttley continued it.
  45. 1 point
    Fishoutofwater

    curious if anyone knows

    I heard the same about the algae. I can’t figure out how it’s going to be bad. Farmers haven’t been able to get into the fields because it’s too wet, so where is all the phosphate coming from. Oh wait the city of Toledo’s sewage and all the runoff from the landfills by the lake!!! But I’m on city of Toledo water system, so I’m curious as to the RODI thing as well. The new filtration system that has been installed for Toledo and the fact they will be watching better should help some.
  46. 1 point
    Outlaw

    Getting out of the hobby

    Elegance gone
  47. 1 point
    rjchiles

    Rjchiles

    My pleasure. To me, this is what a club is all about. Helping each other where we can.
  48. 1 point
    That’s my thought exactly. Lol. If they do get eaten the eels better enjoy them and I’ll take it as lesson learned. They have wiped out most of my coraline and between them and my 2 urchins my glass and liverock have never been cleaner. I do miss having the purple on my rocks though.
  49. 1 point
    Jon Fishman

    Kid Proofing aquarium cabinet

    I looked through my phone for a solid 15 minutes looking for the picture of my kids locked in the dog cage...... pretty upset at myself that I can't find it.......
  50. 1 point
    Dr.Fraggenstien

    Who wants a Trident?

    Salifert alk kit - $16
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