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Setting newarine tank

Discussion in 'Marine Reef Journals' started by july.tan.735, Jan 31, 2017.

  1. july.tan.735

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    Nudibranch

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    Hi Everyone, had not been reefig since 2008. Just wanted to restart again. Planning a 4x2x2 tank.
    Need more info on resin rock for new tank...anyone actually uses its?my concern is how well can these rocks be cure and its biological effect?

    TQ

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    Dont use it. Lots of problems.
    Heard of reefers uses it and crashed the tanks due to not being porous enough (very bad water flow, detritus stuck etc). And lots of algaes from it.

    Use liverock (non-copper) and bleach it is the safest imo
     
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    Ah...so back to traditional proven method. Thks...

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    Yup.
    Ati t5 still the best as of now still
     
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    Think i start keeping fishes first.... will use my maxspect 8000k first since for fishes only

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    Yes, I agree... resin rock is a bad idea... especially the hollow ones cos they trap water inside and it stagnates. Not too much surface area for bacteria colonisation too.
    If you're looking for another pest free option, you can look into dead aragonite rocks that've been mined from the ground like caribsea rock or BRS rock...
     
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    Live or Dead rocks. No fake rocks. Period.

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    Are you guys talking about the artificial resin rock decorations? I had no idea they were bad. Good to get reviews because they were part of my plan.
     
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    Typically human beings only like to share good reviews. Bad reviews they usually won't speak out because they feel it will make them look stupid.

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    Well...my bad cos i thought those fake resin rocks are soild...who knows need water to be fill up inorder to sink. Actually got a few pcs from a reefer..
    Anyway..thank guys!
     
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    Will put these resin rocks in the storeroom. Lol
     
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    Hi Guys, what is major advantages of using ati sunpower dimmable compare to non dimmable version?
    TQ
     
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    dimmable allows you to dim the light to suit whatever you are keeping, allowing you total control as well. non-dim works simple like just on and off. dimming also allow you to have sun rise sun set effect like LEDs.
     
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    Cheaper by about 100+ haha
     
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    For lighting, look no further than ATI T5 or Radion XR30 G4. For your tank size


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    Thks for the input guys...slowly buy lightings...cos trying to sell away my 2xmaxspect 120w first before buying another lighting. .too many lights in my storeroom liao
     
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    Maxspect razors alone are good led too if ur on tight budget. Can keep those

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    Still thinking about keeping its...cos need to replace all fhe led pads. Was thinking abt suplement with my existing 2x2pcs 4ft t5ho if i to keep its. Well still cycling tank so slowly decide. Btw what you guys use to upload yr pic?
     
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    Oops found how to upload liao. THKS
     
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