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  1. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    <--Nick We have a green hair algae problem in our seahorse tank. Last weekend, we went on all the boards looking for a solution that is safe for our horses... We found "Halloween Hermits" (AKA Ciliopagurus strigatus) to have an appitite for the algea we had, and they were small enough to...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Which of these packages would you pick for a 90 gallon reef, showing zero nitrates for 2 weeks, DSB, 122 pounds live rock? http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/aquarium-fish-supplies.cfm?c=420+2732
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Ok last night all 3 of my brittle stars were just fine and ate small peice of shrimp. I did notice that one of the stars had lost part of it's leg. Today when I came home I found the same one with no legs and just his body with a couple of stubs. I thought he was dead, so when I tried to get him...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    i'm checking to see if i have enough clean up crew in my 14 gal bio. i used the calc at reefcleaners.org http://reefcleaners.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=20&Itemid=33 and came up with a list. (its at home so can't give specs now) the thing is the calculating system there...
  5. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Well, last time I used astrea, mexican turbos, nassarius vibex, illynassa obsoleta, blue leg hermits and scarlet hermits. The whole atlantic inverts in a tank packed with pacific corals. This time I am leaning towards a south pacific only tank. Kind of silly I know. The pacific is a Huge area...
  6. Nano Reefs
    Hello, its been a while, been very busy, and fighting cyano in my other tank for the last month or 2. I am finally getting some of my time back so here I go with a new build. Thanks to MarineScape I finally got a tank to replace my little 8.8g nano. I picked up a 24g Aquapod at MarineScape...
  7. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have a new 75 gallon reef tank. My tank went through the initial cycle and after it completed I added my invertebrates. Well the tank has been up and running with the inverts for about a week. The tank has 150lbs live rock and 75 lbs live sand. One of my favorites so far has been my very...
  8. Nano Reefs
    Well as the titel says im new to saltwater i current own alot of freshwater fish and testing the idea of doing my 10 gal hex as a saltwater tank but need help. im starting from square one with saltwater, same thing i did with my frehs tanks i setup, ALOT OF RESEARCH for awhile and have an idea...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I've gone with Kent's Tech CB. It says on the label "Now Stronger 56,000 ppm on part A, and Now Stronger 7840 dKH on part B. The instructions state to use no more than 1/2 ml per gallon per 12 hours. As instructed I dose just that, when I leave for work at 6 am, and before dinner at 6pm...
  10. Skimmers & other filtration
    I'm setting up my first tank right now(its a 55 gallon) i came across some free used equipment and i was wondering if it was ok to use it without contaminating a tank (some power heads, heater, air pump, and a complete quarantine setup) I also just got a red sea prizm deluxe which came with a...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    What is the life span of a neon goby?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    collecting salwater ornamentals (aka aquarium fish) amd inverts. I have been through FLorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission pages and only found items mostly relating to commercial and for private use collection of game/food fish. They gave an appendix with names of corals but I...
  13. nano build off 2008
    Hey everyone, I have been really looking forward to getting the nano tank going. It was sometime in December that my wife and I decided that we were going to change her FW planted tank into Nano reef tank. Ever since she brought home her 10g FW tank from her classroom I thought about turning it...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I have had my 90gal tank up and going with cured rock for five weeks. I have have a few things growing and I'm not sure if there good or bad. If there bad I would like to know how to get rid of them. The tree like plants in the last pic are starting to grow everywhere. Thanks
  15. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Reeftopia gets another thumbs up! This week I received yet another order of blue leg hermits, scarlet hermits & turbo snails. The clean-up crew was in tip top shape & the scarlets were larger than expected. As always Reeftopia delivered exactly what was ordered & on time. I also picked up a...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I have a mandarin goby,2 green chromis, sixline wrasse, and a tomato clown. and for intervertabrites i have 2 mexican turbo snails, 5 blue leg hermits,a peppermint shrimp,and a serpent starfish. not any corals yet but i plan to get some. do you think I could add another fish?
  17. nano build off 2008
    In the words of Timon (Lion King) "IT STARTS" Tonight I started to build my tank. It's an 8 gallon Oceanic. It's currently being set up at my house, but it's final resting place will be my office. I won't add any fish until it moves to my office. But I will be adding corals and inverts as...
  18. General classifieds
    Diversified Cleaning Crew I am currently have the following items for sale or trade: Snails: Zig Zag Periwinkles - $.20 Cerith Snails - $.30 Nerite Snails - $.45 Dwarf Planaxis Snail-$.50 Fuzzy Chitons - $.75 Black Ribbed Limpets-$.35 (Not the dangerous key hole limpet. Check Advanced...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 14 gallon biocube with 20+ lbs of live rock (too much ha ha). Its been up for a month and my ammonia and nitrite are zero and my nitrates are almost undetectable my pH is 8.2. I have 2 emerald crabs and 2 blue leg hermits. Temp is at 79 day and night. Ive got both my stock 24w...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I picked up a lettuce nudibranch some time ago. For a week or so I could always find him, but its now disappeared and I haven't seen him for several weeks. He was eating great (I have plenty of food for him, sigh) and looked fine last time I saw him. I know they tend to wander off for awhile...
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