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black brittle star

  1. Tank Specs
    Equipment: Standard 125G glass aquarium @45G DIY acrylic Refugium DIY venturi Skimmer 2-400W iwasaki MH 2-160W Actinics 250W ebo-jagger heater Mag 7 running the skimmer Mag 12 CLS, on one side only now, will add another later. anywhere from a 3" to a 5" Southdown DSB in the main tank 8-9"...
  2. Cautions and Warnings
    This is one of those stories that are like well, dude, that sucked. I was not going to mention it but it just sucks and it is one of those that sometimes there is nothing that can done. As most of you know my 55 made it through the big ice storm and the 3 days of without power fairly well...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    While cleaning the tank and doing yet another water change to combat my cyno outbreak.. I happend to flush my black brittle star out of his hole.. I happened to have my tape close and this guy is 11" tip to tip while moving.. Before I could get the camera he was back in the rockwork.. How big do...
  4. Tank Specs
    75 gal glass no sump 4" dsb 80 lb live rock romora c skimmer fluval 304 floss and carbon only 2 mj 1200 powerheads lighting VHO 2 actinic and 2 daylight actinic 1 yellow tang 2 domino damsels 1 puffer 1 yellow tail damsel 2 pepermint shrimp 1 black brittle star 1 flower anemone 1 condolacti...
  5. Tank Specs
    Well here it is 3 months old now.. converted fresh tank 75 gal AGA 3.5 inch sand bed, 80 lb crushed coral, 40 lb silica 10 lb base rock.(I am using featherstone which I boiled in saltwater) this stuff is very light weight and porous 80 lb live rock Cpr backpac 2r skimmer hagen 304 using floss...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    there has always been something about stars that has interested me.. once people have found out that I have saltwater tanks there first Q is do have any starfish. within a couple of days they have gone to the LFS and bought a new addition to my tank (( dont you just love the way some people do...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    i`d like your opinion on my critters in my 125gal reef. i recently moved and in doing so i threw out my old 1"sand bed (it was a mess) and added a 4"-5"southdown sand bed, it has about 150lbs of 4yr old live rock. this is what i have in it from ipsf: 24 strombus grazers,6 trocus grazers,24...
  8. Tank Specs
    55gal allglass, 15 gal sump 40 lbs figi 10 lbs tonga branch 3" sand bed IN sump, cpr bak pak, return pump rio 2500 3gal rubbermaid tub for topoff and kal dosing. Heater also in the sump TWO power heads in main tank. Fish 2 clowns 1 blue damsel 1 black brittle star 100's white small brittle...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    When I moved my tank just over a month ago I noticed that I had a few spots of hardened substrate but because the tank was doing well and my parameters were acceptable I didn't bother with it. Now, a month later I can't get my calcium above 300 mg/L and my alk is hovering at about 2.5 meq/L...
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