While I was up at the NHL Winter Classic this past weekend I of course managed to pop into a LFS in the Pittsburgh area. The store was called AquaWorld and was a very large store with tons of exotic fish and beautiful coral.
I picked up a few frags:
Purple Montipora? Anyone have the specific latin name ID for this one? Its a green base with purple rims and green polyps, almost like a pokerstar but it looks like a plating variety. Also this
Hello everyone, hope you've all had a happy new year !
I as I'm sure many others do have my tank setup in my bedroom, and sometimes the smell of the rotting goo in the protein skimmer collection cup creates quite a funk that has been getting quite noticeable in my room
This clearly needed fixing, and after a bit of research I happened upon a few prebuilt skimmer lids with carbon chambers to filter the air and absorb the smell from the skimmate. But I couldn't
So while the site was down for maintenance I received my new Warner Marine ecoBAK pellets and some Brightwell MB7,
I dosed the MB7 at the "new tank/high nutrient level" dose for about a week, then I added 250ml of biopellets to my system, my GFO was taken offline when the pellets were added. For reference, my tank is approximately 3.5 months old and is a 55g with a 10g sump and 70lbs of live rock. My skimmer is the 2010 Reef Octopus NWB-150, rated for 150g. The current bioload
Ok so everyone in the reefing world knows that black friday = new reefing equipment
Anyway...I'm thinking of buying a biopellet reactor, or at least the kit to convert my BRS GFO reactor to a biopellet reactor, but I am still a bit lost in all of the info regarding biopellets. Hopefully you guys (and girls) can help me answer some questions regarding biopellets.
#1: What is the best brand of biopellets (money not being an issue) and why?
#2: What is