Reef Central Online Community
Blue Zoo Aquatics

Home Forum Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences View New Posts View Today's Posts

Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Search Reefkeeping ...an online magazine for marine aquarists Support our sponsors and mention Reef Central

Go Back   Reef Central Online Community > More Forums > Reefkeeping Online Magazine > Steven Pro
Register Blogs FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read

Notices

User Tag List

Reply
Thread Tools
Old 07/11/2007, 09:55 PM   #1
Nabob89
Registered Member
 
Nabob89's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Boston
Posts: 477
QT tank questions

Hey Steven, I just finished reading your article about setting up QT tanks, and I just have a few quick questions. My display tank is 55 gallons, so I assume a 10 gallon QT will be fine. I will keep a carbon filter running on the display tank to be used when it is needed for QT, but when I don't need to QT anything, should the QT tank be emptied out, or should it have water in it with a powerhead? Also, since I will be buying a clam/more corals in the near future, what type of lighting should I get for my QT?....(I don't know where I could find PC or stronger lights to fit on a 10g tank.) Thanks for any advice,
-Matt


Nabob89 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07/14/2007, 05:22 PM   #2
Steven Pro
Registered Member
 
Steven Pro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 9,376
A 10-gallon quarantine tank should be sufficient provided you don't intend to cram something too large into your 55.

You can keep the quarantine tank with water in it if you wish, although I prefer to drain and store the tank when not in use.

I have seen small PC light fixtures. I actually own a 20" PC fixture that has two 40 watt PC lamps.


__________________
Steven Pro, yep that is my real name.

Current Tank Info: Twelve 600 gallon tubs located in a greenhouse
Steven Pro is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:10 AM.


TapaTalk Enabled

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2021 Axivo Inc.
Use of this web site is subject to the terms and conditions described in the user agreement.
Reef CentralTM Reef Central, LLC. Copyright 1999-2014
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.3.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.