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  1. UV Sterilizer

    Want to add a UV sterilizer strong enough to be level 2. Have a 90 gal with 25 gal sump. 25w uv minimum Any recommendations on UV sterilizers
  2. Where in the chain does the reponsibilty lie?

    Had tangs on my mind and was thinking of the tang police, then got to thinking: where does the "responsibility" lie in the hobby in terms of the welfare of our fish? Does it begin with the people pulling fish out of the oceans? The handlers of the fish at point of origin? The transporters? The...
  3. Dosing - Trying to raise Alk and Calcium

    Have a Red Sea reefer about 125 gals including sump, less minus rocks and 3-4 inch sandbed. Have the common problem of trying to raise alkalinity and calcium to desired levels: 9dkh, 450 calcium. I hover around 5 -6.3 dkh and mid 300's calcium. Magnesium approx. 1200-1260. Trying to raise mag...
  4. WTB McCosker's Flasher Wrasse

    would like to add one or 2 to my tank
  5. Dosing Red Sea Coral Colors

    Instructions say to dose 1ml for every 10ml Red Sea Foundation A calcium liquid does that equal dosing 1ml for 10ML ESV calcium instead of Red Sea Foundation A?
  6. Prettiest corals

    What are the prettiest, brightest, most colorful, eye popping corals? Cheap or expensive, any category
  7. Zoa ID please

    Need ID help. Thanks
  8. Zoa ID please

    struggling to ID. Same zoa under diff lights
  9. Blue Throat vs Niger Trigger

    Blue throat vs Niger trigger for a 90 gal reef. Any thoughts?
  10. Trying to do things flawlessly....

    in my efforts to do things correctly, doing my best to stay within the confines of the following: the tang police the your tank is too small police the quarantine police the ich police am I missing any? trying to be a good fishkeeping citizen...
  11. Dosing

    Seems like my tank goes through alkalinity, calcium and magnesium quickly. averaging 200-250ml each per week. I have a red sea 450 reefer approx 125 gals in total including sump. About 8 gals of water evaporate each week, maybe a touch more. Rarely if ever do water changes. Tank looks great...
  12. Blue Throat male trigger

    anyone have one on the smaller side?
  13. Fish Compatibility - what a disappointment

    Beginning to find this hobby to be such a bummer.....have a 90 gal reef tank and can't make a move with fish. You buy this and it will kill that. Want a blue one, it will get ich, You buy this it will eat all the inverts. Get this and grows too big.You get that and it will who knows what. What's...
  14. What blue do I do?

    Have a Red Sea 450 reefer (90 gal) and would like to add a blue fish to the tank. Currently have: Yellow tang - boss Flame angel Bimac trio Chalk bass trio Pair of clowns Foxface Bluestar wrasse Watchman goby w/pistol shrimp Algae blenny Mandarin Bunch of various corals So far a peaceful...
  15. Tuxedo Urchin

    Does anyone have a Tuxedo Urchin? Live on LI. Thanks!
  16. Dr. Tim's, Continuum, Vibrant, Fritz - all the same?

    Been using Dr. Tim's to help deal with dinoflagellates. In conjunction with a 3-day blackout the tank looks great, has never looked better, and I think dino free. Have seen the other similar products on the market that all seem to use good strains of bacteria to wipe out or control the bad...
  17. Rimless tanks - so frustrating

    Hi, Have a Red Sea 450 reefer which is rimless, no cover. Lost 3 fish in the last 3 weeks. 2 clowns and 1 angel......need to get a cover because will not dare to put in a fish of any value. Not sure if should go with a screen top or have a glass cover made....... Any advice/suggestion Thanks...
  18. Cabo Pulmo, Sea of Cortez, Mexico

    Just did some snorkeling at Cabo Pulmo and could not believe how huge tangs, parrotfish, angelfish, butterflyfish get in the wild! This area is known for large fish and one of Jacques Cousteau's favorite places. The size and abundance of fish was staggering! Has anyone else been here?
  19. Dumping the water

    Have to do my first water change on my 90 gal tank. Prior to this tank had a 29 gal. Now that I have almost 20 gals to dispose of, any suggestions on best way to get rid of the water? If you put down a drain in your house does the saltwater eat away at the plumbing over time? Thanks
  20. Tank Wipeout

    Was just how many people have had their tank wiped out by introducing 1 new fish to their tank. But great if you can the experience and thoughts.