Aquarium Maintenance

    Thank You

    Hi, Just wanted to let you know the boys (or girls) arrived and at this time are being acclimated. Any way, Bill and I would like to Thank you very much for all your help and let's keep our fingers crossed that they eat it all up ! = ) Also Thank ...

    Bill and Ida

    Dentist Office custom 90 gallon saltwater aquarium install

    This article will follow the installation process of a 90 gallon Marine Land reef ready aquarium in the wall of a dentist office with a 75 gallon sump.  

    hallway side of the aquarium with a view of the sump

    Both aquariums are in place at this point. The stand is made like a deck from 2x4s and 2x6s and will hold more than 700lbs.

    aquarium and area above for lighting and access

    Except for the inside around the aquariums, the drywall was installed after the aquariums were put in place.


    hallway side another view of the 90 gallon aquarium

    There are electrical sockets for equipment both above the 90 gallon and above the 75 gallon sump. The socket spaces for the sump can be seen in the picture.


    waiting area side of the saltwater aquarium

    This is the view from the waiting area. A picture frame will be placed around the aquarium with a hinged top panel for access to the front of the aquarium. Next week we plan to finish installing the aquarium and fill it with water and livestock.


    Aquarium with live rock and trim


    Close up of installed aquarium


    Aquarium with a few fish and a coral

    Aquarium Maintenance

      Feedback on How My Berghia Have Worked Out

      I took three and introduced them into a system with a 40g with a 10g refugium. I had aips everywhere and was 'keeping 'em at bay' with kalk paste. After carefully screening all pumps and ph's, I let 'em loose and they gradually *completely* elimin...