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  1. Tank Journals
    Hello everyone! I just acquired a new tank, a nasty looking Craigslist special. When I brought it home my lovely wife was totally horrified by the looks of it!>:) Hence the name of this thread! Check out the photos below. It was used as a saltwater tank. I am planning to convert it to...
  2. Equipment
    I'm converting an old marine tank into a planted tank. The tank has a built in filtration chamber attached to the back of the aquarium. The return pumps and plumbing have been lost over the years the tank was in storage, and I'm really struggling running the water returning from the new pumps...
  3. General Planted Tank Discussion
    My tank has been in storage, but I had an all-in-one saltwater setup about ten years ago that I would like to convert to a planted aquarium. The tank is the Red Sea Max 130. The dimensions of the tank will be shown below but it is an aquarium that holds 29 gallons in the display tank and 5 more...
  4. Maryland
    Just set up my 36G bow-front with plants from Today's Pet. This is the store that used to be in the Columbia Mall. It's just off I-95. Take the MD-175 exit toward Columbia. It'll be the first right off 175 up in the Lowes/Costco shopping center. Has anyone frequented this store for...
  5. Equipment
    I friend gave me a good, working Rena XP3 filter. It's been used on a salt water aquarium and has media in the three trays. A guy at the LFS told me to just run/test the filter with the input/output hoses in a bucket of fresh water and rinse and run through for about 30 minutes or so, maybe...
  6. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hi new guy here, Bri the new guy. Just thougt Id introduce my self and ask some of you gurus if you had any good advise for a reefer setting up a planted tank. All advise is appreciated. Any helpful tips, must have equipment, hard learned lessons of the trade. Quick background, I have had FW...
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