View Full Version : Need tips

02/16/2017, 11:12 AM
I have had freshwater tank for about a year now. We just bought another 75 gallon tank and rena filstar xp3 going to make the tank a reef tank have no idea of what kind of media to put in read so many different things going to also have an eshopps hang on back protien skimmer a refractometer an ato system. I know I need to check for salinity and ph what else do I need to check for and what instruments do I use to check them what minerals do I need to add I plan on using strictly distilled water I know I'll need reef crystals just need some tips I want an amazing reef tank and don't have money to have tank drilled and sump system and already bought the filstar

02/16/2017, 02:11 PM
You might get a better response in new to the hobby. This section is for 180+ gallon tanks.

02/17/2017, 09:40 AM
Better yet, instead of getting partial answers at all different levels of experience, get some books on reef keeping. The ones by Mr Saltwater Tank (http://www.mrsaltwatertank.com/)are the most recent.