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    75 Gallon reef stocking

    Hello, I have a 75 G aquarium bare-bottom that will eventually have a few corals. I have been thinking about my stocking list a long time and have done a lot of research on it, but I wanted to get everyone's opinion on the list. I have had a biocube 29 with a clownfish and a royal gramma for...
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    Royal Gramma won't eat after being transferred to new tank?

    I've had my royal gramma for over 2 years now, he lived in my 29 Biocube till last Saturday, when he was transferred to my 75 G, right before transferring him I fed him some mysys shrimp he ate a lot of it. I have been trying to feed him twice a day since then, he is in the 75G with a clownfish...
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    DSA Neo 65 overflow bulk head leaking

    Hi, So today I finally finished cleaning up my sump (I bought it used), and filled that last part of my tank with ro/di water, the center overflow, I was excited, however as soon as water entered that, I started to notice leaks on all 3 connectors, well the middle one seems to barely have any...
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    65 G DSA Aquarium with custom stand not meeting stand fully

    Hi, I bought a used 65 G DSA the model is Neo, rimless tank, with a custom stand. The problem is that even though the tank is leveled, (I checked it), and before filling it I realized that the 2 back corners did not meet the stand fully, I wasn't able to slide a credit card, but I was able to...
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    Scratch or crack at bottom of tempered glass aquarium 65g?

    Hello, So I recently bought this 65 g used, when I got to the place it was still holding water just fine, and there weren't any visual cracks or anything although there was still some sand on the bottom, so we loaded it into my suv, and put the stand in the trunk and the tank in the second row...
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    Going BB with HDPE (starboard) does it float?

    Hello, So I am thinking of going BB with a starboard for protection and a nice white look, as I understand HDPE = starboard is this correct?. My second question is that it seems like HDPE floats?, this makes me really uneasy, as I sometimes take out the rocks to clean them, what if I take too...
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    Question Ro/di filters that can easily double as drinking water?

    Hello, So I am now in the market of buying my first ro/di filter, since I feel that is the only way to ensure water quality on my tank. After some research I think I want to get either one of this options (but open to suggestions) 1) Barracuda 4 stage ro/di 100 gdp - 169 from drfoster 2)...
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    Royal Gramma won't eat unless food passes by his mouth?

    Hi all, So i've had my biocube 29 for 13 months now, and my royal gramma for about 10 months, he is in there with a clown fish (1 year). At first they were both fed Thera NLS 0.5 Pellets and they would both come and eat from the top. They would also eat frozen mysys shrimp on the weekend, the...
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    Question What is this algae growing fast in my tank?

    So I've had this single rock with mermaid wineglass, but now the there is only a few mermaid wineglass left, most of them became white (died), and this other algae in the same rock started to take over (photo). It doesn't really bother me since it is extremely easy to remove and it looks kinda...
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    Royal Gramma and Clownfish occelaris odd relationship? - maybe bad?

    Hi all, So I've had a clownfish Occelaris in my biocube 29 g for about 8 months now, and my royal gramma for about 7 months. They have always played nice together, but now the royal gramma is almost twice as big as the clown. While the clown is almost ALWAYS hanging near the Royal Gramma like...
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    Question Micro brittle stars, are they reef safe?

    Hi all, So I've always had a couple of brittle stars in my tank, I wouldn't say a plague by any means, but I do see them poking their legs out of the live rock often, very rarely have I seen one completely out of the rock, they seem to be between 1 inch to 2 inches tops. Here is a good picture...
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    Question Best substrate for keeping low nutrients in a tank

    Hi all, So lately I have been thinking that my fine fiji live sand that I have on my biocube, is too fine/small and because of that it is easier for detritus to go into it, and harder to remove. I know the absolute best way to keep low nutrients is to go bare bottom, but I do not like that...
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    Question Siphoning more water than you want to change, filter?

    Hi all, Often when I am siphoning my water, I find myself wanting to siphon more but I have already taken too much water out. In this cases the logical thing would be too put a filter at the end of the siphon and continue siphoning and then return part of the siphoned water. My question is...
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    Question Last fish for my Biocube 29 G - Suggestions welcome

    Hi everyone, I have had a biocube 29 for 7 months now, and I was considering adding my third and last fish in 1 or 2 months time. Granted right now I have a problem with green hair algae, but not quite as bad as some of the pictures I have seen online. So I intend to up my water changes the...
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    Question Clownfish with algae green like poop? internal parasites?

    Hi everyone, I have a biocube 29, 7 months old with 0 ammonia, 0 nitrates, 0 nitrites, 8.2 PH, 1.023 SG and at 77 F. It has a clownfish occelaris and a royal gramma. Both fishes look great and the royal gramma always had thick poop, however the clownfish which has been in the tank the longest...
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    Green flowers growing on live rock?, green feather dusters?

    Hi all, This all started about 3 weeks ago, I started seeing on 2 rocks what looked like grass growing on the rock, but now that "grass" is now becoming a "flower" a green small flower. Looking online for answers, it looks like it might be some type of green feather duster?. Here are some pics...
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    Question 29 Biocube with JBJ Ato and TOM's aqua lifter with closed lid?

    I have a Coralife 29 Biocube closed lid all the time. And I just bought a JBJ Automatic Top Off, should arrive here on Wednesday. I realize it does not come with a pump so I need that. Now my tank evaporates VERY little water each day, I would say about 100 milliliters per day more less, this...
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    Grass growing on my live rock? looks like a grass sprout.

    A picture says a thousand words: Ignore my beautiful Royal Gramma =D, look at where his tail ends, in the rock there are 4 grass "sprouts" coming from the the edge or the rock. It is hard to pull off, as you can see I also have GHA and RHA in the tank, but trying to keep that under...
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    Question Hydor Slim Skim Nano keeps flooding with crystal clear water?

    Hi everyone, I have a 29 Biocube that has been running for 5 1/2 months, it also has a media basket and a Hydor Slim Skim Nano on Chamber 2, I have had the Hydor for 2 months now, it has never really worked all that well, I get tea colored skimmate at best, but it does work for the most part...
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    Question Looking to vary my clownfish and royal gramma diet

    Hi everyone, I have a 29 biocube with a clownfish and a royal gramma they are doing great on it, and have really amazing colors as well as a flawless physique. However their diet is almost only .5 mm NLS Thera pellets, and once a week Hikari mysis shrimp. I know pellets are high in PO4, and that...




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