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  1. Nano Reefs
    I have recently started seeing a number of bristle / fire worms...some large some small some medium... im assuming they came with my live rock ... i have heard that they can kill fish and or corals...just wondering if they are a good thing to have or a bad thing....they only come out at night...
  2. Nano Reefs
    ok...Im New to the nano world...ive had larger tanks which are a lot easier to take care of...this nano is giving me hell...i made a bad mistake off the line...i only cycled it for a bout a week and a half befor i thru live rock and a few damsils in the tank...well with my larger tanks ( 55 & 40...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I hope someone can help me. I have a 72 gal, established for about 4 months. My #s have all been great - and the only issue I have is Phosphate is a tiny bit high, everything else is great. My Coral Beauty started acting really weird tonight. She's been in the tank for over a month...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Can a hermit crab change into a snail? I have had two crabs turn into snails! I started out with 12 crabs and NO snails. I have since found two crab carcasses and now have two snails. Any ideas? I checked all shells before they went in and they were crabs! The funny thing is I told my wife...
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have a 200 gallon tank that has been up for over 20 years. For the past year everything I put into it, except fish, dies. Finally yesterday we looked for possible Bristleworms at night. We were shocked. There were, no kidding, thousands. We have ordered a trap, but does anyone have any...
  6. NIMAS- Club members only: Meeting/Selling/Trading
    Anyone planning a livestock order soon? I need some crabs for my tanks. LMK, Thanks, Brett
  7. nano build off 2008
    This will be my first Sw tank. It has been running for 4 days and the uncured LR is ripe to the smell. Lots of filtering and waiting.. My choice for a starter is a 20 gallon tank. My light is a 24" Coralife Aqualight T-5 double linear strip which I dont turn on other than to check the process of...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hey Reefers!:a18: So I have had my wonderful 65g tank up for say about 3 months now, I have few corals and what not, however my live rock is covered just a little bit in this sort of bright green algea. It's covered over my base rock like crazy:jump3:. It doesn't bother me too bad because i'm...
  9. Tank Specs
    Hi all im new here and thought id share my tank. Its only been setup for a little under 2 months. Its a 29g with 20L sump/fuge Turboflotor skimmer w/OR 2700 pump Rio 2500 return pump (2) Korallia #1's MaxJet 900 (behind reef) AquaClear 70 (to run carbon ect.......) Total flow is 1600gph 4X24...
  10. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    In my tank I currently have mostly soft coral. I have two Montiporas that have been up and down (I have been monitoring calcium closer things are better now). I would like to get more into sps's. Should I be feeding them anything? I would like to start filling my tank with more stonies what...
  11. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    I went over to MWC today to figure out what to do about my hair algae problem. Jim said a lot of times nitrates do come in through the salt mix you're using, but I use Instant Ocean so I'm not sure the exact cause of my problem. He suggested no chemicals to control it, but a Pencil Urchin. So I...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    10g with 5g sump Mag3 return pump with Microjet 2x36 PC Lighting 20lbs of LR 30lbs LS 2 BW Ocellaris 1 Turbo Snal 4 Blue leg Crabs 3 Scarlet Leg Crabs 3 Nassarius Snails PH = 8.2 Ammonia = 0.00 Nitrite = 0 Nitrate = 0.0 Ca = 400 I run my lights about 8 hours a day and perform a 2g water...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    hello everyone my name is Mitch and I live in San Antonio, Texas. I've had fish only salt aquariums for over 25 years and am now ready to make the splash into setting up a reef aquarium. I've scanned and searched this forum for tips on setting up or rather converting an existing fish/live...
  14. AZ FRAG Club
    I began "Reef Attempting" about four months ago. I have made a lot of mistakes (and spent a lot of money) but overall I thought my tank was finally starting to come together. And of course, just when I think things are coming together ... What is the disgusting green stuff on my glass? I...
  15. Tank Specs
    40g Reef attempt (2) 96w PC - 50/50 - 13hrs daily (5hrs overlapping) LED Moonlight (1hr complete darkness) Remora protien skimmer Bio-Wheel 350 Penguin 1140 powerhead 53 pounds Fiji Live Rock 60 pounds live sand ~NEW~ 10g fuge overflow siphon Rio 1100 (return) 10 pounds live sand ** will be...
  16. Seahorses & Pipefish
    I can't seem to get a good pic of JR. either hiding or the flash glares to much, I roke my display on the cam and cannot shut the flash off. here are some pic from last week.
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I don't want to have to tear my tank apart to get this rock out to clean it. but i do want to take care of this problem while i can.
  18. Atlanta Reef Club
    Greetings, Ive been having some issues with the zoas in my tank. Ive got a few varieties that Ive had for a long time, year plus, that all open and are fine. I have some newer zoas, the very small polyp matting ones, that are just fading away. Ive recently added several new varieties of zoas as...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, got him yesterday from someone tearing down a tank, I cant find what he is in any of my searching and hope someone might know what he is, thanks for any help!:fish:
  20. NFMAS Member Tanks
    Come along and join with me in my insanity! The new tank build has started. This process includes ripping up the carpet, redoing the flooring and then building everything else. I'll be building the stand, tank and sump. Right now, the going is slow since I haven't refinished the floors yet...
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