1. L

    yellow and blue tang help

    i have a 55 gallon saltwater, and i have currently a clown and a BTA, it has 90 lbs of live rock and 800gph filtration with a 7 gallon refugium. i was planning on temporarily getting a hippo blue tang and a yellow tang. do you know what order i should add them to the tank?
  2. N

    Phosphate remover for hob? Saltwater cycling

    Hi all! I am new to the hobby and I have a questions regarding phosphate removers for hang on back filters. My 36 gallon tank has been cycling for about 3 weeks now. Everything is going well, I started with the dead shrimp method and ammonia was spiking for the last 2 weeks. Ammonia is now at 1...
  3. Jaystr1


    Hey everyone, im Jay ive had a 45g saltwater up and running for about 6 months now. I'll get directly to the point, i seem unable to just keep something alive, right now im in a sort of good spot, nothing has died in about a month. I have a very basic setup no bells or...
  4. A


    Calling all Reefers to an all new coral, fish and reptile show right here in Southern California. Located in front of LAX airport, at The Lax Airport Marriott Hotel ballrooms. We have amazing prizes and tons of vendors and free gifts as well. Drinks and music as well, we will have thoisands of...
  5. J

    Duncan coral dead?

    So I went to a local who sells frags and he said he had a Duncan that has 100+ heads. I figured if I fragged these heads I could make some money. I ended up buying it and coming home. He had the lights off and we were in the basement so the only lights that were on were the lights in the tank...
  6. M

    New to Saltwater and in middle of new build. Please help!

    Hello, This is my very first post. My name is Mike and I live near Modesto, CA. I love aquatic life and currently I have 3 planted tanks that I've had up and running for nearly 2 years now. I have 2 - 55 gallon tanks and 1 - 20 gallon tank all using the Walstad method and thriving. I...
  7. K


    I believe I purchased a bleach anemone and I’m wanting to figure out if I’m handling this situation correctly. I’ve been feeding the anemone krill (it has been eating it) and its tentacles are still sticky. There is a yellowish/brownish color coming to it and I just want to make sure I’m doing...
  8. K


    So I bought an anemone 4 days ago and it was a long tentacles, but colored white. I didn’t know too much about bleached anemone but the seller said it was fine and healthy. I started reading more up on the issue to find out that might not be the case. Last night it started closing up, but I read...
  9. I

    Setting up my JBJ 28 Biocube!

    I take care of saltwater tanks for a pet store , and know the basics. Just wondering what I need for my 28 gallon FOWLR tank? So far I know I need Tank -check Heater (not sure on wattage) Instant ocean-check Live sand -check Live rock (not sure on how many lbs) Powerhead (thinking maybe a...
  10. Allen4k4

    Hammer Coral Wont Stay In Place

    I bought and orange hammer coral yesterday and placed it in the tank where it can get moderate flow and moderate light, basically mid level in the tank on a piece of live rock. I came down this morning and it had fallen. What is the best way to secure coral so that it does not fall from its...
  11. A

    Which Fish and How many can I keep in a 55 gallon reef tank?

    Hello there, I have recently purchased a 55 gallon aquarium (curved with a tight-fitting lid) and live rock which will all be set up soon. I have already planned out which fish I would like in the aquarium. Of course I wanted a tang/surgeonfish just like many others but then after realizing how...
  12. A

    Need help creating a parts list for the 40g saltwater I plan to set up

    Hey everyone, I'm planning on setting up a 40 gallon saltwater tank. I plan to have saltwater fish, crabs, perhaps a starfish, live rock, and live sand in it. I know how to take care of fish, but this is the first time I've ever done saltwater, and the first time I've actually picked out the...
  13. W

    New SW Aquarium Tank Setup

    Hey guys, I have a 45 gallon aquarium that I want to turn into a SW aquarium. I want to do a fish only aquarium. Keeping it simple, but something cool for my son. When it comes to filtering a 45 gallon, fish only, SW aquarium, what do you recommend for filtering? I see so many different...
  14. M

    New Saltwater Tank :)

    Here's what i set up on 6/30: Fluval Vicenza 180 40-gallon dark bow front glass Marineland C-220 Canister filter Marineland maxi jet 400 power head Aqueon 150W heater 20# live sand 26# live rock Water is perfect already, however I'm waiting it out for another week or so. Here is what I'd...
  15. fishlover0815

    20 gallons!

    i am new to this hobby, do you think I will be able to have a 20g salt water tank? If I have specific things to do I will, like water changes and stuff... When it's to animals that is mine, I take good care of them, so don't worry. But do I have specific things to do?
  16. fishlover0815

    So confused with dry rocks

    hi, I'm new to this hobby and I don't have any fish yet, but I have some supplies. I'm going for a vacation and I will buy some dry rocks... I used to think I can just put it in... But I guess not, I have to cure it, here are my questions about curing prosess: 1. Do I need a specific salinity...
  17. Jen831

    Tomini Tangs Mouth Stuck Open

    So I'll try to include as much info as possible....But long story short our tomini tang was fine all day yesterday. He is not breathing hard and was eating fine yesterday. I noticed early this morning that he can't seem to close his mouth. His lips, mostly the top one, seems very white and...