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  2. Best media for sump

    Any advice on the best sump media, efficiency and ease of removal for cleaning sump? Thanks
  3. Yesterday
  4. Coral Box Magnet Cleaner Explorer

    Feature: Magnet Floating Cleaner Tank Explorer Idea for Look up Coral, Shrimp in your tank Specification: 15CM x 15CM Size Standard Version for 8MM Glass or Below (Magnet Floating) Extreme Version for 12MM Glass or Below (Cannot Floating) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUbTOcstzJ0
  5. Magic Crystal Lens Phone for Aquarium

    Feature Special Develop for Aquarium Only Lens. It's can let you more easy take a photo with your tank and back to nature color! Long Holder include which for 10cm size, Iphone / Samgsung / LG and Google phone / etc can using Aquarium Crystal Lens for Phone Mostly suitable for Phone Avoid overlap for the Blue color, easy let you using for your phone to take a phone Return Natural color on your Tank Most of use of Aquarium! For Andriod or IOS can work~ Specification:16.5cm Long x 3.5cm Long Review page: https://reefs.com/2017/11/16/taking-pictures-coral-box-coral-viewer-product-review/
  6. Coral Box Quiet Pump

    Feature: 3 model types of wave maker,6 different modes, and a feeding time Digital LED controller,see it clearly operation flow and mode Germany design,more reliable and longevity Wireless settings for multiple pump operation Quiet Pump is also work with Coral Box Battery Backup . Review Sound Level for Quiet Pump:
  7. DC series is on 2014 year product DCT is on 2015 Year Product for add the electricity to controller DCS is on 2017 year release for silent more DCA which is 2018 year release for add a sensor function. CoralBox which develop a First WiFI DCT/DCS/DCP/Crossflow/QP /OW Pump. Its a REAL WiFI n Make for your DCT /DCS Return become wavemaker Mobile Phone. CoralBox Lead the Aquarium Pump Market to WiFI now on Jebao Pump. No more controller with your pump now. Attention:For Setting Jebao Pump can work for 65% to 120%. If you set below 20% , for Jebao pump will based on the water resistance not rotational. Customer need increase to 20% above flow rate to based on the water resistance make the pump not rotational Maxspect Version Gyre work for XF150 this moment (For Asia / Europe 220V to 240V only). XF150 (110V USA / Canada not Suitable on this moment) Our AQLink can work with Both IOS and Andriod system AQLink controller with apps is not refundable item(Only refundable on the item damage physical panel or shipping damage. For the apps is continuous to change to fulfill customer need. Please contact us which function for you want! The AQlink T1 controller suitable for:
  8. Feature Ideas for Connection for Jebao DCT/ DCS / DCP Pump to Apex controller Suitable for Jebao Crossflow Pump CP25 / CP40 Suitable for Maxspect Gyre Pump
  9. Coral Box backup battery

    CoralBox Release New Type of the Jebao Power Cell Our Power Cell only 1/3 Price on Vortech Battery, include CE / MSDS Certification. Power Cell is selling Design by USA, we include Controller and Fuse to protection our Battery. Sample Test (Jebao RW Pump) Using lowest model W1 Function RW4 / WP10 48 Hours RW8 / WP25 24 Hours RW15 / WP40 18 Hours RW20 / WP60 9 Hours Feature Backup for your pump for expectation electricity problem Keep for your tank pump operation to avoid any fish or coral die within 6 hours Auto Switch the Power Cell if the no electricity * Can Auto Keep Power On with power supply for the Battery to Pump operation. Provides stable electricity to keep pump longer lifetime CoralBox which come from factory, directly got the specification of Jebao / Coral Box Pump, it can provides the best lifetime for the pump operation than another non factory develop battery Specification 110V to 240V Voltage 50/60hz Size : 15x 11 x 7cm US / UK /EU Power Supply Extend Cable / Magic Twins cable for RW Vortech Power Supply Adapter Hints : For First Time using, we suppose charge over 24 hours to provides the best performance for the Battery. Method of connection (1 Unit of RW Pump) Step 1:PowerCell Power supply connection on the connection point Step 2 /3: Using the Orginial Power supply connection on the Y Cable (Packing Include) For Y cable have 2 point, 1 connection power is for orginial power supply Step 4:another connection point of Y cable is for the RW controller
  10. Coral Box WF-04 WIFI Dosing Pump

    Our Dosing pump is the smallest in the market with WIFI control, more beautiful, easy to install, space-saving,You can search on YouTube for customer reviews of our products.
  11. Last week
  12. New set up

    Hi. I'll try and keep this short as several questions. Second set up and still class myself as a newbie as pretty inexperienced with my coral and equipment knowledge, but water management is good. 1. Does Nopox affect mushrooms in a negative way? Had great growth/colour prior to starting dosing this, can't keep them alive now. Reason for asking.? Not sure whether to continue use in new 4 x 4 x 2 tank. 2. Can you over skim? My volume is on the limit for the model I'm looking at, next model up is double that. Was mentioned in conversation that after water change, initially skimmer may strip out desirable elements before corals can fully utilise them. Not sure about this one, more wanting advice on rating of skimmer. 3. Is it worth plumbing in a reactor now, organising position, pump, pipework etc to save faffing around later on if I need it? 4. Apologies if this one sounds a dumb question. How close to the surface can rock work go ideally? I'm asking because I found flat pieces and used them to fully hide my weir, right up to the grid. The only place I have algae growing is, as normal I suspect, behind the weir comb, but also the top edge of the rock. Is this simply a case of concentrated nutrient flow and high light strength, it's only 2" below surface, or is better to keep the rock work lower than I've put it? Many thanks.
  13. Stock Update From Santa Monica Filtration®

    Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration 0 - RAIN4 - Available in one week 0 - RAIN2 with 4 GEM5 lights - Available in one week 0 - RAIN2 with 2 GEM5 lights - Available in one week 0 - RAIN2 with 1 GEM5 light - Available in one week 3 - Pole Mount for RAIN2 2 - SURF8 1 - SURF8x 1 - SURF4 1 - SURF4x 1 - SURF2 2 - SURF2x 1 - SURF2xx 7 - HOG3 1 - HOG3x 2 - HOG3xx 4 - HOG2 3 - HOG1.3 7 - HOG1 7 - HOG1x 5 - HOG.5 1 - DROP1.4 3 - DROP1.4x 5 - DROP1.2 2 - DROP1.2x 6 - DROP.6 5 - DROP.6x 3 - DROP.2 6 - Fusion 700 air pumps 0 - GEM5 set of four grow lights - Available in one week 0 - GEM5 set of four grow lights - Available in one week 16 - 4x6 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick) 2 -- 4x6 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick) 10 - 5x7 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick) 6 -- 5x7 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick) 25 -- 7x7 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick) 2 -- 7x7 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick) Purchase at: www.Santa-Monica.cc Selection chart: http://algaescrubber.net/WhichOne.jpg
  14. Earlier
  15. Second tank

    Update on tank. I lost a lot of fish to what I thought was white spot but it appears that it was new tank syndrome after my house move. Even with A well known tank starter chemical and live rock from my existing tank (nearly 2 years old) I had problems.
  16. Stock Update From Santa Monica Filtration®

    Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration0 - RAIN4 - Backordered0 - RAIN2 with 4 GEM5 lights - Backordered0 - RAIN2 with 2 GEM5 lights - Backordered0 - RAIN2 with 1 GEM5 light - Backordered3 - Pole Mount for RAIN22 - SURF8 1 - SURF8x0 - SURF41 - SURF4x1 - SURF2 2 - SURF2x1 - SURF2xx8 - HOG32 - HOG3x2 - HOG3xx3 - HOG23 - HOG1.37 - HOG17 - HOG1x6 - HOG.51 - DROP1.43 - DROP1.4x6 - DROP1.22 - DROP1.2x5 - DROP.65 - DROP.6x3 - DROP.24 - Fusion 700 air pumps0 - GEM5 set of four grow lights - Backordered0 - GEM5 set of four grow lights - Backordered16 - 4x6 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick)2 -- 4x6 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick)10 - 5x7 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick)7 -- 5x7 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick)25 -- 7x7 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick)3 -- 7x7 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick)Purchase at:www.Santa-Monica.ccSelection chart:http://algaescrubber.net/WhichOne.jpg
  17. starting a 65G tank

    Hi Guys, sorry I haven't been on for a bit. The fragging worked as you can see in the new pic I'll be downloading, both for the mushrooms and toadstools. I have stable water parameters finally for about 3 months now except for the PH, it was 7.4 last week so I finally got round to making a CO2 scrubber which seems to have worked as it's been 8.1 for the last few days. As you can see since I got a female my McCoskers is displaying nicely, and since I got an arrow crab the only bristleworms I'm finding or seeing are half eaten ones
  18. Which powerhead

    Currently have an MP10 in my reefer 170, but looking to add another pump to give more flow at the opposite side of the tank. Plan would be to have each powerhead either side of the weir. What would people recommend for a second unit? Don’t really want to splash out on another New MP10 so looking at any alternatives? Will be keeping my eyes open for a second hand MP10 though. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  19. So, after being ill for 14 months, my tank has fallen into a bit of a mess. To make matters worse, my skimmer has died and my wavemakers/circulation pumps have also died on me. At the moment I’m running on two circulation pumps in a 450 litre tank. My question is, is anyone selling secondhand, working equipment or even looking to offload to someone in need. It’s a long shot but it’s worth a try. Thanks, Lukas Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  20. Stock Update From Santa Monica Filtration®

    Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration 0 - RAIN4 - Backordered 0 - RAIN2 with 4 GEM5 lights - Backordered 0 - RAIN2 with 2 GEM5 lights - Backordered 0 - RAIN2 with 1 GEM5 light - Backordered 3 - Pole Mount for RAIN2 2 - SURF8 2 - SURF8x 2 - SURF4 0 - SURF4x 1 - SURF2 1 - SURF2x 0 - SURF2xx 9 - HOG3 1 - HOG3x 0 - HOG3xx 4 - HOG2 2 - HOG1.3 4 - HOG1 7 - HOG1x 7 - HOG.5 1 - DROP1.4 1 - DROP1.4x 4 - DROP1.2 3 - DROP1.2x 3 - DROP.6 3 - DROP.6x 3 - DROP.2 3 - Fusion 700 air pumps 0 - GEM5 set of four grow lights - Backordered 0 - GEM5 set of four grow lights - Backordered 16 - 4x6 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick) 2 -- 4x6 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick) 7 - 5x7 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick) 7 -- 5x7 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick) 9 -- 7x7 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick) 3 -- 7x7 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick) Purchase at: www.Santa-Monica.cc Selection chart: http://algaescrubber.net/WhichOne.jpg
  21. Stock Update From Santa Monica Filtration®

    0 - RAIN4 - Backordered; first orders are shipped first0 - RAIN2 - Backordered; first orders are shipped first0 - RAIN2 - Backordered; first orders are shipped first0 - RAIN2 - Backordered; first orders are shipped first2 - SURF8 2 - SURF8x2 - SURF41 - SURF4x2 - SURF2 2 - SURF2x2 - SURF2xx7 - HOG32 - HOG3x0 - HOG3xx4 - HOG22 - HOG1.34 - HOG17 - HOG1x10 - HOG.50 - DROP1.42 - DROP1.4x3 - DROP1.23 - DROP1.2x4 - DROP.63 - DROP.6x2 - DROP.26 - Fusion 700 air pumps0 - GEM5 set of four grow lights - Backordered; first orders are shipped first0 - GEM5 set of four grow lights - Backordered; first orders are shipped first0 - 4x6 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick)3 -- 4x6 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick)7 - 5x7 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick)8 -- 5x7 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick)6 -- 7x7 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick)0 -- 7x7 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick)Purchase at:www.Santa-Monica.ccSelection chart:http://algaescrubber.net/WhichOne.jpg
  22. Red Sea Reefer 650 Peninsula

    Wow those are beasts!! I went hunting this morning with a spot light and couldn’t find any - I’ll check every morning now and see how I get on. All the new Wrasse additions look awesome working the tank hunting for pests. They’ve all fed really well on frozen too, which is a massive bonus! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Wow those are beasts!! I went hunting this morning with a spot light and couldn’t find any - I’ll check every morning now and see how I get on. All the new Wrasse additions look awesome working the tank hunting for pests. They’ve all fed really well on frozen too, which is a massive bonus! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  23. Red Sea Reefer 650 Peninsula

    I've had those although mine was the leopard variety (Really big sucker about 2" long) but thankfully they only prey on clams and snails, not LPS so once I removed my LPS and snails for a few months I was good to go. Sadly the ones you have seem to like LPS which are much more difficult to get rid off although some wrasse will control them but never truly eradicate. Good job in removing the LPS which should sort it. Keep an eye on your snail population just in case. Here's a vid of two I found in my sump:
  24. Red Sea Reefer 650 Peninsula

    I thought it was all over yesterday morning... I came downstairs around 6:30am and checked my tank as per usual (my lights don’t come on until 10am, so still nighttime in the tank). Upon looking at the tank, I noticed these slug like creatures on the glass. After a closer inspection I knew they weren’t stomatella snails, so automatically assumed flatworms. There was 6 in total that I removed from the glass. I then put my normal morning routine on hold and continued to inspect the tank with a spot light. Very quickly I suddenly saw a huge one on the sand and as I looked up from the sand, the torch coral (which has been struggling recently) was covered in them! Straight away I took the torch out to inspect it and saw them all over, including loads of eggs on the undersides What I couldn’t understand though is why they were all on my torch and none of the other coral? As you do, I frantically searched google trying to identify them, thinking the worst. What I thankfully found however was that these flatworms were Polyclad flatworms, which only eat LPS, clams and snails (not an SPS fan, thank god). This explains a lot, because I always dip and inspect my coral (other than this torch, because I was told not to) and this torch has been struggling for some time - clearly they had an explosion in population and hopefully I caught them in time. Means to manage moving forward - flatworm exit doesn’t work, apparently you just have to hunt them at night, keep an eye on your snail population and get flatworm eating Wrasse (which is great, because now i have a excuse to visit my LFS). Stressful times, but luckily no where near as bad as I first thought. No LPS or clams for me for a while now... hope this helps others [emoji1303] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk So yesterday afternoon I went to buy ‘a’ worker and ended up buying multiple ( the Mrs thinks they’re all workers [emoji6]). See below (including google pics as mine are rubbish and they’ve all hidden in the sand now): 1. Silver Belly Wrasse - not fancy, but a great worker and fantastic character (we had one in the last tank and loved him) 2. Timor Wrasse - lovely little thing that I’ve not seen before 3. A pair of Pencil Wrasse [emoji5] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  25. Red Sea Reefer 650 Peninsula

    Shame about the MOC pieces mate, I like to see what im buying first. The lack of growth with your chaeto will be down to lack of food source, very low P04 mate Be careful with N03 and P04 mate as the lack of P04 and high N03 can bring out Cyano Good luck with the baby mate happy times
  26. Red Sea Reefer 650 Peninsula

    Sorry for the lack of updates - it’s mainly due to 1. The tank requiring very little maintenance now and 2. My lack of funds to put more stock in. All my SPS is growing really well and I’m still getting mega encrusting going on. The 3 new pieces I got from mailordercorals aren’t great though. The Darth Vader frag died for no apparent reason, the rainbow monti has good PE, but the main flesh is still very pale and the milli is also still really pale - I don’t think I’m going to order coral by mail again based on this experience. I bought another frag from Wharf on the same day I put those in and it’s coloured up really well. I have buffered my Ca to the recommended 450 level and dosing Ca in line with Alk now. My Mg however is still requiring loads of buffering despite reaching the required 1370. As soon as I achieve the recommended level and reduce the Mg dose, the levels drop considerably again (quickly, which I avoid as best as possible by continued dosing). I put this down to my Coralline Algae growth, which seems to be insane on the rock work in this tank - I’ve never experienced Coralline Algae growth like I’m getting in this tank. My only other coral that I’m struggling with is my torch coral - I’ve lost a head and the rest of it seems to be struggling. I’ve always struggled with torch corals, which I think is due to the extreme flow I like to have. I’m not really bothered about the torch though. Ssshhh don’t tell the Mrs [emoji51] My Po4 is still solid around 0.03-0.05, but my nitrate has continued to increase. Tonight I measured 50ppm No3, which is the highest since the cycle. It’s been 25ppm for ages now, but something has caused it to creep up in the last couple of days. Fingers crossed, my ALR1 should sort that though. My ALR1 has ran well, but the first lot of cheato I put in it, seemed to fade away quite quickly and it’s been running with the tinniest bit in for ages now. I’ve noticed a considerable growth spurt after increasing the lighting schedule recently, so I’ve ordered another batch of cheato tonight and will run the lighting period for longer to see if that sorts it. Hopefully some decent growth should then start to pull my No3 back in line. Despite the high No3, my SPS (other than the new frags) is showing mega colouring, so I’m not too worried. Slowly slowly... Lastly, my tank requires very little maintenance now the dinos have gone. The ClariSea does a stunning job! My sand is still bright white, water is clear and the skimmer rarely needs cleaning now. We’re expecting a new baby very soon, so I’ll be on 2weeks paternity leave soon. During this leave, I plan to have a day in the car down to AAC for some new fish purchases. Cheers Chris [emoji1303] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  27. Stock Update From Santa Monica Filtration®

    Stock update from Santa Monica Filtration 1 - RAIN4 0 - RAIN2 with 4 lights 0 - RAIN2 with 2 lights 0 - RAIN2 with 1 light 1 - SURF8 1 - SURF8x 2 - SURF4 2 - SURF4x 2 - SURF2 2 - SURF2x 2 - SURF2xx 5 - HOG3 2 - HOG3x 0 - HOG3xx 4 - HOG2 3 - HOG1.3 4 - HOG1 7 - HOG1x 10 - HOG.5 1 - DROP1.4 2 - DROP1.4x 4 - DROP1.2 3 - DROP1.2x 3 - DROP.6 3 - DROP.6x 1 - DROP.2 5 - Fusion 700 air pumps 2 - GEM5 set of four grow lights - black 1 - GEM5 set of four grow lights - white 11 - 4x6 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick) 3 -- 4x6 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick) 7 - 5x7 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick) 9 -- 5x7 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick) 3 -- 7x7 Green Grabber Screen (1 mm thick) 4 -- 7x7 Green Grabber Screen (2 mm thick) Purchase at: www.Santa-Monica.cc Selection chart: http://algaescrubber.net/WhichOne.jpg
  28. Sand sticking to fish

    It’s been a real crappy month for me, first the lights and then the fish. I suppose we have to deal with these things as they come.
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