Jump to content


  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

About akish5

  • Rank
    Community Member
  1. Yeah this Is how it’s basically running now. I never really had any problems with it how it is now except only one filter sock is collecting more junk than the other one.
  2. This is the type of overflow system I went with on my 125 with the synergy reef box. So I have my main siphon, and another siphon with the hole on top of the 90* for air and my emergency overflow. Right now I can’t get it dialed in right. either both siphon lines are open half and half or my second overflow is opened 80% and my main 20% or the other way around. Am I doing something wrong or is this normal for this kind of overflow?
  3. Obviously it won’t be clean and I want pods. Just if you have ick or some other kind of pest that can be transferred with the cheato 😑
  4. Looking for some good CLEAN cheato from a established tank. Let me know if there’s any out there! Algae barn is out for some reason.
  5. I was think about doing a water change. I ghost feed and used live rock from another tank.
  6. Ghost feed for a week and a half. And I also used some live rock out of another tank that had been running for about 5 years.
  7. Actually both are high. I have the Red Sea test kits and my nitrite is 1 and nitrate is 50. Both are as high as the readings go.
  8. My tank has been cycling for 3 weeks now. I turned on my skimmer after the 2nd week. My ammonia is gone but my nitrite is still through the roof after a week. Should I turn off my skimmer, or do I just need to continue to be patient?
  9. ill See if I can get some good pictures tonight
  10. No, not at all. A few of them just shrank up and I could tell something was wrong.
  11. The other day I noticed everything in the tank was looking a little pissed off. So I did some testing and everything was good. Well this morning before I left for work I went in the basement and my lights were on at 6!!! I checked my ai prime and instead of my lights being on their normal schedule they were just set to on! The last time I remember messing with the settings it was last week sometime so they have been all this whole time. I shut them off now. How long should I leave them off to let the corals rebound after being cooked for a week ? Is there anything else I can do to help them?
  12. I bought this fixture and bulbs years ago and just now started putting my tank together. This is the light combo I have now. I don’t know why I got some much blue lol I did this years ago like I said. Channel 1 blue plus purple plus channel 2 blue plus aqua blue special blue plus blue plus Is this a good lighting combo to use?? Anyone running something similar or is there another combo I should try ?? Also for percentage I’m going on at 12 off at 8 and doing something like starting at 15% then going up 20% intervals every hour, so peak at 65% then down 20% every hour until off at 8. Does this sound like an ok schedule or should I be peaking at a higher percentage?? any advice would be greatly appreciated!!!!!
  13. Can anyone recommend a company that makes custom screen tops for a 6 foot tank?? I love the look of top lids from Instagram, but I’m having some trouble contacting some there. I also Like reef tops. Is there anyone else you guys like ???
  14. So cool! Can’t wait to give this a try.
  15. I had a skimmer on my bio cube 29 and it really helped out a bunch with keeping the tank cleaner in my opinion.
  • Create New...