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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have been waiting for years to find a healthy H. Mag. I went to the LFS today, and felt like a kid on Christmas morning. There it was. About a foot across with a bright purple base. It filled up the cube they had it in. Its foot was stuck to the side, so I could tell there were no tares...
  2. Nano Reefs
    Hey everyone. I am working on my first nano. My main tank crashed!!! <?xml:namespace prefix = v ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" /><v:shapetype class=inlineimg id=_x0000_t75 title="Stick Out Tongue" smilieid="6" stroked="f" filled="f" path="[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@5xe" alt=""...
  3. nano build off 2008
    Wow, that's a mouthful. This is my Official Thread (the first "Build" thread I've ever started as I came in with a tank already started). So HERE it is : Yes it is still Dry. I am waiting for work to tell me when the office is moving and whether I can start the tank there. If tomorrow...
  4. nano build off 2008
    Well, I've got a 55g tank sitting empty on a stand, but since I've never kept saltwater fish before, I thought I'd invest minimal cash at the outset and see how things go and try out some ideas before I go whole hog and buy the gear for the 55 and do up a sump, etc. So, I decided to throw my...
  5. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    It looks like my 35 gallon tank is just about done cycling (5 weeks later). I have no ammonia, 10/ppm nitrates and 1/ppm nitrite, a pH of 8.2 and salinity of 1.025. Would it be too soon to put my domino and a couple chromis' in there?? The domino is pretty big about 4" The only reason I ask...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I love the lion!!! My wife had to have the tang and I know the star polops spread so they will be on their own little rock (My first polops)... We've been painting so the cover is still not on the light switch yet. Better do that soon or I may hear about it....
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Ok my take is just about 4 years old now. I have a 75G reef with the following: 2 Abalone 1 Flame Scallop 4 Emerald crabs 25-30 Turbo Snails etc etc on the cleanup and inverts.. a ton of stuff... Fish: Powder Blue Tang Flame Angel Osc. Clown Raised Tomato Black Tang BLue Damsel 4 Stripe...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Long story short - 175 gal bow front, 3-400 lbs of live rock, sand substrate. Until last summer had corals of various types, clams, numerous fish and anemones. Tank meltdown due to power outtage while we were out of town - all that remained were a pair of clowns and a royal gramma - over the...
  9. Nano Reefs
    I have a 12g nano that has been up about a month or so. I started out with some brown algae and then some pink shortly after. Now I have a bright green algae coming on pretty strong. Are these good or bad? Any enlightenment would be great. Thanks. J
  10. Nano Reefs
    any ideas the tank has cycled. In the past week I started to get a really bright green algee on the rock and now it appears that the water is kinda green also?? Also there is alittle red algee starting to grow.... I know I need to get rid of that but just not sure what to use.
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I just did my weekly testing my nitrates are usually at 20 ppm the lfs said that is ok when you have lr.I heard a few different stories with the bio balls leave them in take them out.I did a water change 2 weeks ago. I loose about 1 and a halg gpd from evaporation so i dotn think its the...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    i have noticed in the last few days brigth green algae on soe things in my tank.THere is alot of purple starting to i know the purple is coraline thats good.what about the green just some form of annoying algae i assume.
  13. General Reef Discussion
    We decided to give our rock a couple of months after the moving disaster just because. The new tank is looking good except that there is algae forming now. I cut back the lighting to four hours of white with an additional hour before and after of blue but it is getting all over now. The rock...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    The tank looks great these days...except for the bright green algae on rocks. This seems to be my last battle before I reach perfection and harmony in the main tank. So what do the experts think. I only have this bright green stuff, no diatoms or any other algea. On my darker colored rocks the...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I just got this one and it was fine for about 48 hours then it kind of drooped over. I moved it to the substrate in a low flow/low light spot. Is this terminal?
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi friends, Well the tank has been up for almost two weeks and I am so excited. There are so many things happening in it! Whohoo!!! I have some questions that I cannot find the answers to by doing a search. I am really hoping you can help. 1. Bubble algae - I have it. I also have an...
  17. Freshwater Discussion
    Hi Everyone, I am curious as to what y'all would suggest to help "clean up" a cool (not tropical) water koi tank. I am getting thick bright green algae on the rocks and some on the glass. The tank is 6'x2'x1.5' and I guess about 180gal volume. The fish load is WAAAAY to high with about 12 koi...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    HELP !! My 130 gallon is overwhealmed by algae. First it was just a nuicance, but now its a headache, every couple of days I am scrubbing with the mag float. And this isnt your ordinary algae, this is some kind of Super Algae that takes some elbow grease to clean. I do not have a sump or a...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys and gals, It's the fish novice here with more questions. The NO2 have just started to rise in my tank and I have a bunch of brown algae. I've also set up a refugium with the home depot sand that has not yet been seeded with live sand yet. My tank is going to be a fish only for now...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I HAVE A 11O GAL. REEF TANK WITH MAINLY POLPS AND SOFT CORALS. MY PROBLEM IS EVERY DAY I HAVE A LARGE FILM OF BRIGHT GREEN ALGAE ON THE FRONT OF THE GLASS. I CLEAN IT AND SEVERAL HOURS LATER IT REAPPEARS? I TESTED MY WATER AND MY PHOSPHATES WERE HIGH SO I PUT IN PHOSGUARD AND PUT IN A...
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