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    tachorn

    Tank Manufacturer

    What tank manufacturer would you recommend for a 90g RR tank? I am looking for glass with a center internal overflow with possibly 2 returns. I currently have a 75g Oceanic RR and want to keep the...

    02-26-2015 09:24 PM
    melev

    Clownfish TubeSlide

    This week's video shows how I got 11 clownfish into one anemone in mere minutes. :thumbsup:

    03-01-2015 05:21 PM
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    Paul B

    I wrote an article about this but I am not sure if I can link it here. If not, delete it.... Go to last post

    Where are the experts?

    Paul B 03-02-2015 03:36 PM
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    cyano

    siphoning the sand bed?

    So what would you recommend for my 75 gallon? I have one fighting conch, nass, astreas, turbo, and ceriths. I currently have a yellow tang in there so I am afraid of it fighting with a bristletooth (I

    cyano 02-25-2015 10:14 PM Go to last post
    melev

    siphoning the sand bed?

    What's the condition of your sand now? What about adding a cup or two of livesand?

    melev 02-25-2015 10:14 PM Go to last post
    cyano

    siphoning the sand bed?

    Adding any live sand hadn't occurred to me until you mentioned it. It isn't awful it just has that dingy look to it.

    cyano 02-25-2015 10:14 PM Go to last post
    melev

    siphoning the sand bed?

    May need more life. I used to add one bag of livesand from the LFS into my 280g every six months.

    melev 02-25-2015 10:14 PM Go to last post
    cyano

    siphoning the sand bed?

    How do you prep it? do I need to rinse the live sand? and also can I store the remaining amount for later use or will everything just die off? what date on the sand should I be looking for at the lfs?

    cyano 02-25-2015 10:14 PM Go to last post
    melev

    siphoning the sand bed?

    I would buy commercial grade stuff that is pre-rinsed. I always used a full bag. They sell them in smaller sizes, so find one you want to use. Here's the article: http://www.reefaddicts.com/content.p...ting-reef-tank

    melev 02-25-2015 10:14 PM Go to last post
    cyano

    siphoning the sand bed?

    the smallest size I can find it in is 20lb bags. Tropic flakes are what I have been using before but I never used live sand i only used dry. Would it hurt my tank to add a 20 lb bag to the tank or should

    cyano 02-25-2015 10:14 PM Go to last post
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