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    Live rock

    By Miggs,

    Well after purchasing 30kgs of live rock for my setup and storing it with heater and pump in container I decided to inspect at night for hitch hikers as you can see there was an awfully amount of critters


    So I decided I didn't want that amount in my tank so today I've emptied the saltwater and filled with rodi water and low and behold they all start to come out


    Now my question is what do I do now do I dry it out after 24 hours then start to cycle in the container again or bleach it etc bit lost 41d108b0f307cff69ef5e20b2e9a1b39.jpg


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    not an algae, just cyano

    By Damo666,

    So, been trying to get control of cyanobacteria over last four weeks. Had alot of help and it's become apparent that my near zero phosphates aren't helping. Nitrates are 5-10. Apart from the imbalance, I'm starving my corals. Skimmate has gone from dark chocolate to near clear lager coloured. So skimmer and phosphate reactor both switched off for now. I've increased feeding from 1 cube of frozen to 3per day. Corals are 100+various polyps, 10 mushrooms, 3 Kenya trees, 4 leathers, pulsing xania, duncans, toadstool, candy cane, torch coral, I'm guessing 25 separate corals. Fish are yellow and regal tang, two small common clowns, blue throat triggerfish, cleaner wrasse, firefish, 5 green chromis, scooter blenny and an orange spot goby. 12 mixed hermits, turbos and those "elephant trunk" snails lol. Tank is an Aqua one 350 with full sump, denitrate, alpha grog and life rock for filtration. TMC reef pump for return, TMC reef fill auto top up, elitech temp controller with twin heaters, DD reactor with phosguard. Lighting is two Viper spectra 165w led fittings, I've been dropping the intensity back over last 4 weeks, currently 30% blues, 20% white. Lighting period is 9hrs blue, 7hr white





    Hello from me to you

    By Damo666,

    Hello all. Name is Damo, been in the salty world since Christmas. Previously dabbled in everything freshwater since my teens, laterally fully planted discus set up. Been a fan of another forum, but that's gone right the pan lately. So I'm off to put my first give me help post now as I'm struggling to sort cyanobacteria.


    Running out of room

    By Miggs,

    As I'm nearly there with my marine tank set up I'm thinking a bit further down the line


    IE doser and ATU but as you can see from picture I'm running out of room any of you more experienced reef keepers have any ideas how I can add and where would be a good place to fit it all in



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    Parameter log

    By mrdave,

    I have added a downloadable excel sheet if you guys wanted one. simply click the link



    Tank Log.xlsx

    Coral Box D700 D500 Promotion Free Review (For 3 User)

    Eric@Fish Street
    By Eric@Fish Street,

    Coral Box D700 D500 Promotion Free Review (For 3 User)

    Free Review require for Deposit FULL amount


    Require for

    Open Box


    Review Period around 1 month, more review , frequency update is welcome


    Please provides for your ID / Name / Post for your tank Photo here / Want to try which model. We will notice on Middle of Nov

    Delivery only can United Kingdom


    Coral Box D700 Detail


    Coral box D500 Detail



    Apex idiot's guide

    By Miggs,

    Bought a apex classic for my marine tank does anyone have an idiot's guide on setting it all up ??

    I'm new so go easy

    By Miggs,

    Newbie alert I'm Mike from Suffolk please ignore all the questions I will be asking over the next few months

    DIY Macro algae reactor

    By Marty,

    I had been thinking about one of these for a while a macro algae reactor but the prices for these units seem crazy for what they are so went about making one.


    It consists of a second-hand TMC500 pellet reactor (Thanks Shane) and a £10 waterproof 5m strip of 12v led's 300 in total and daylight spec 6000-6500k


    I got them and wrapped them around the reactor followed by a several rolls of insulation tape and there we have it DIY macro algae reactor I'll see how it goes






    And here it is fitted to the tank





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    Red sea 250 baffle kit

    By DJ23bol,

    Hey Toby don't suppose you do a baffle kit for the Red sea reefer 250? I've had a look on your website but couldn't spot it. I've been browsing the web and seen a couple people running triton on the 250s and toying with the idea.


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