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    This might be a crazy question, but here it is. lol

    Not a crazy question lol really its a scary thought I don't blame you but where are you putting 278 fish lol
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    looking for suggestions on an upgrade

    Originally Posted by CUfishfan Yeah, that's how I found my current setup. I just haven't seen any complete and/or drilled setups in a while. Are there significant benefits to a drilled tank? What exactly is a sump used for? And a refugium? And can I have either/both without drilling? Hi...
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    My 150g reef with pics

    My Powder blue tang is chowing on this green stuff, see it turning white, my first thought on the green stuff turning white was low calcium, so we tested calcium and its at 450, not only that but I cought Mr powder eating on it Full tank pic, small changes here and there. Dark pic, but my...
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    My 150g reef with pics

    Originally Posted by NaNo-NeWb1983 I bet, soon i plan to take the plunge and get a 100+galllon tank FOWLR and im sure that will be a huge maintainance jump from my 24Gnanocube Cant wait for more pics take care Ya its going to be a lot more maintenance but your tank remains a lot more stable in...
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    My 150g reef with pics

    Ok first pic is my skimmer looking from the front of the tank, its rated for tanks up to 400gas you can see cleaning needs to be done.. This pic is from the back again cleaning needs to be done This is a pic of some blade colarapa...spelling is wrong sorry This next pic is...
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    My 150g reef with pics

    Originally Posted by Blue Eye Very nice looking tank. Good Job Thanks for the comment Blue eye I appreciate it.. Originally Posted by JoJo727 Hey Brian, i was at work and they block pictures but i got to see them today and they're gorgeous. great work!!! Thanks JoJo I'm happy to hear you...
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    drilling tanks

    Originally Posted by Eric B 125 okie dokie, i have a 125 thats been up and running for a while now. its a FOWLR but will become a reef once all the equipment is in place. my first order of business is adding a sump and as big of a skimmer as i can. does anyone have experience drilling their...
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    My 150g reef with pics

    Originally Posted by nycbob nice tank! that sally crab will get big and may cause problem later on. Thanks for the comment and Thanks for the heads up nycbob but my sally crab bit the bucket .no idea as to why.... Originally Posted by The_Hadleys Ooh! Gorgeous tank! Love the mandarin...
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    drilling tanks

    Originally Posted by Eric B 125 robert and nigerbang: that sounds like a good idea. i'm guessing i'll have to drain some water out of the tank to do this test? that's a relief that there's another way of finding out if the glass is tempered aside from a quick prayer and crossed fingers. so...
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    My 150g reef with pics

    Originally Posted by premilove man tank looks great. take a pic of your sump/fuge if you can! that mushroom looks like a green hairy mushroom idk maybe i am wrong but i have one in my tank that looks identical to yours.. premilove thanks for the comment..I will for sure get some pics of my...
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    ??on algae on back glass??

    Originally Posted by cristiangarcia ohh so ro water is the key...? and I understand your steps..than add that in and it will produce the color alage I'd like? Yes it will produce coraline alage....and yes ro is key, only add the 3 half teaspoons once a week...if you rush putting in supper...
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    ??on algae on back glass??

    Originally Posted by cristiangarcia filtration I have a wet/dry whisper 60..not sure if thats good.7 fish total, 55 gallon, the water im changing is with reg tap water..i mix in it"aqua safe" * i tested my water and it's about 5 on nitrate tester* but my water is at 40. Sooo I figured my water...
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    Saltwater books...

    Originally Posted by redsea ONE REALLY GOOD BOOK IS Marine Aquarist by Robert M. Fenner it covers a lot of stuff! Bob fenner sells by far the best books!
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    My 150g reef with pics

    Originally Posted by BLACK COBRA Beautiful tank setup What power head did you ever decide on? I am looking at the Koralia 4 myself for my 90 Gallon. Thanks for the comments, Actually I didn't buy a koralia lol, I decided to wait for some extra cash and just use regular power heads...you can...
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    ??on algae on back glass??

    I would scrub it off...What are you running for filtration...Could you please tell us much more about your setup, re how many fish, size of tank, test results, what kind of water your doing water changes with and I would for sure get a good skimmer, buy a skimmer double your tank size. I believe...
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