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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have an algae problem that I need to understand better. Basics: 65gal tank, 5 months old. One sailfin blenny, one clown, one damsel, one firetail goby, two scarlet crabs, two peppermint shrimp, about ten to twelve assorted snails (hard to keep track). I also have a pom-pom coral and kenya...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I've got normal algea in my 55 gallon salt tank, so its not out of control or anything. But I'd like to have a good algea maintenance clean up crew. Right now I have two Astraea snails and they aren't doing the job. How many snails is best for a 55 gallon? Should I get some turbos? I am planning...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    We have a 55gal saltwater and it is a newer system that is only 3 months old. We are having algae blooms left and right. We have changed the lighting cycle so that the tank is lit only for 6 hours per day. The brown algae is the worst, we can't seem to control it. When making new water we use...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 150gl tank with alittle over 200lbs of liverock in it.. Most of my rocks are a greenish color.. I have an ro unit & I'm buying a new 5 stage rodi unit... But my question is will mostly all of the green die out? And what's a good rodi system at a good price? Cause I would like to get...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hi All, I have been away for a month from my tanks and my mother has been taking care of them. During that time my tanks (65 cube tank and nano tank) have been taken over by algea which I have been picking at and removed but some of it is stuck to the rock which is hard to get it off. I do...
  6. Crustaceans
    My Blue Legged Hermit crab population has really lost decreased in the past 6 months. I don't know if some of them where a little bit older when I bought them or if they are fighting or maybe my Coral Banded Shrimps is killing them, but I need to get some new crabs because my sand bed is getting...
  7. Skimmers & other filtration
    Have no experience or knowledge about these so any help is good help. Well here's the question? Or questions? I was thinking of getting a UV steriliser. Was wondering what are the positives and negatives to the UV steriliser'. Where do people put them in there sumps and are they worth the money...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    So should I just let the Diatoms grow in my Fuge or do what I can to get it out? My Fuge is under my stand so its not visible unless I open my stand, I dont have anything in there but some Cheato, the Diatoms are not growing on the glass yet its only on the sand bed in there, I dont have any...
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