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  1. Reef Fish
    On saturday, I lucked out at my lfs and found a 3 inch, male, Blue Jaw Triggerfish. This poor little guy was cooped up in a 30 gallon tank with nearly seven cardinals, and a naso tang. I bought him for my 50 gallon bowfront, and he is all over the tank, and eating like an animal, even on his...
  2. Reef Fish
    With everything I have read, blue jaw females do not have the blue jaw and some may or may not have the yellow lined fins. I got a Blue Jaw and I got her as a female, but now im not so sure. take a look. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blOK7LjgrfI I know its kinda poor quality, but it kinda...
  3. Reef Fish
    I have 180 reef tank since June. I am lookingto add 1 or 2 more fish and then just continue adding LR and Coral. I am looking at adding a Blue Jax Trigger and a Ping Tail Trigger. From what I have researched they should not be a problem (maybe minor risk to shrimp), but am looking for advice...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all... Have a few questions... Ok, I am not a total NEWB but I have not exaclty been up on understanding what I need to do to maintain proper levels in my reef. Little background...I have a 125 gal reef (started in February), that is mostly softies, a few LPS, and a few lower light SPS...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    So we want to add a new small fish to our 135 reef. Currently we have three clown fairy wrasses (1m&2f) (Cirrhilabrus solorensis), a f melanurus wrasse (Halichoeres melanurus), seven green chromis, a midas blenny, a blue spot jaw, 2 percs, 2 banggai cards, a yellow tang, and a blue jaw...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    ...that we love our new Blue Jaw Triggerfish! He's about three and one half inches--a male--and has finally started to explore the whole tank and take food from the feeding tong. He'd not making friends with the yellow tang, but everyone else seems down with him, and the neon gobies adore him...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have been getting conflickting information about adding a trigger to a reef tank. I have heard they are not reef safe. I have also heard that they are coral save but not invert save. Any thoughts?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    well, i stayed up all night moving a 65 into a 90. so to celebrate, i'm getting something new. i havent' been into this scene very long, so help me pick a new fish of some sort. my current stock list in the 90 gallon is 1 yellow tang 1 lawnmower blennie 1 yellow watchman globie & pistol...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I want to add one more fish. Currently have: 1 Mandarin Dragonette 1 Purple Tang 2 True Percs What is your suggestion?
  10. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I'm thinking of taking the plunge out of the nano world... I am thinking of getting a 125 RR and I want to do a FOWLR... I don't want to keep any eels or lionfish or anything like that... Here is what I would like to keep: Picasso Trigger Potter's Angel maybe another angel or two... tang of...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Well...I guess I am taking the plunge again :) and I figured since I am going to start all over I may as well start a build thread. I will have pictures and stuff as I accumulate items. I am not really building anything though (other than the rockscape and modifying a tank for a sump), so I...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I was wondering. Do I feed once a day or twice? I am currently using these little cubed containers of a shrimp. I'm feeding 3 Chromis and 2 Hermit crads. All are pretty small.
  13. General Reef Discussion
    :dance:I read all day about this guy and did not have even ONE negative report from anyone about him, so I just couldn't stand it any longer.... rushed over to the sore about 1/2 hour before they closed.... he is acclimating now......pics later of my new BLUE JAW TRIGGER... I am so excited after...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Just got home from picking up the Keats-monster and running a few errands... stopped at a new LFS that I have been wanting to see... he has a real nice set up going on, stock is low right now because of the holidays but anyway.... he had this great little blue jaw trigger...I have always loved...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    well seems like ever since i got my new light 2*175 metal halides and 2*96 compact and led moon lights(on 55g) now i have hair algae everywhere!started growing 2 weeks after the new lighting.my old light was 260 watts pc.i tried to pluck some out but it is inbedded in my live rock.would this...
  16. Reef Fish
    <!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->So we are going to add a small group (1 m, 2f) from the genus Genicanthus to our 135-gallon tropical reef tank, and we are looking for people's experiences and favorite species to help us make our choice. These are the so-called swallowtail or lyretail...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    So we are going to add a small group (1 m, 2f) from the genus Genicanthus to our 135-gallon tropical reef tank, and we are looking for people's experiences and favorite species to help us make our choice. These are the so-called swallowtail or lyretail angels, and they will have some of the...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone! I'm back in the fish game, and am looking into setting up a fish only tank this time for a lionfish or maybe a banded shark. I'm not really set on either one, but I'm looking for something which will be unique. I'd like to have one large fish, rather than a few smaller ones, but...
  19. Reef Fish
    Here are some fish I have considered (obviously not all of these in the one tank). Any obvious additions or deletions? Any feedback on any of these? Zebrasoma flavescens Yellow Tang; Paracheilinus carpenteri Carpenter’s Flasher Wrasse Harem; Pterapogon kauderni Banggai Cardinal (pair); Premnas...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    So I took the proverbial plunge and ordered a 135-gallon tank yesterday. The new baby is 72"x18"x24 with a center trap overflow and a black back. SOOOOOOOOOOOO....what do you think I should do with it? Give me all your ideas on equipment, livestock, etc. Thanks in advance.
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