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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Ok Now I really think Im going crazy! So in the moving of my tank Im guessing, my Bristle Star lost one of his Arms. this guy already creeps me out, but now I just watched his detached arm start moving to grab food. Is this possible???? Please tell me Im seeing things!
  2. General Reef Discussion
    This month's theme is... PESTS!! Nudis, flatwarms, siblings... anything you consider a pest and is reef related. Thanks to tbittner for the cool idea, and be sure to check out August's winning picture The ususal few simple rules - Terry's not eligible (;)) - 1 Entry per person -...
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    i had my tank for about a month now and i see these little white things thats has 5 long arms and a pentagon looking center. I had a chocolate chip starfish and these tiny things started munching away at it. they are too small to take pictures but they look like small starfish but with long...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    can anyone tell what this worm is, i thought it was bristle worm but it seems as though it is about 6 inch long i see it in the shell of my snail eaten it and i see it having a go at my brittle star ?? any help cheers glen
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, i've had an off and on problem with nitrates, the tank came with a fine dust of well, crap I guess, from the former owner feeding only one fish and with the bristle worms i'm thinking of pulling all sand and replacing it or cleaning it if that's possible I have a 55 gallon, and am worried...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I was looking at my tank today and all of a sudden I saw hundreds of tiny green dots or eggs get released into my display tank. I couldn't believe my eyes, although my fish loved eating most of it I'm not sure where it came from. Here is a pic of it. I only have Chaeto in my sump with no...
  7. nano build off 2008
    hehehe. . my friend who's tank is almost empty, offered to take my fresh water fish, so i can clean out the 10 gallon and attempt a nano tank with ya'll It's goign to unfortunatley have to be a nano tank on a string budget. I can't afford to do it extravagantly this time around. And it's a...
  8. TRT Member Blog's
    Hi! New to the board, and heck to salt water tanks to begin with! i've had fresh water for over 20 yrs, and now am the proud owner of one 55 gallon fresh water and a 55 gallon salt water. Salt water has a skimmer, a reverse osmosis machine, a bunch of live rock, two heaters, a filter. . it...
  9. Reef Fish
    I may be wrong but I tried finding a thread of star fish and could not find it. So let’s see those starfish pics. please write there name and if it reef safe or fish only. this is my blue linckia and it's reef safe.
  10. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    I know it seems kind of odd (at least to me) but my serpent star is sharing space with my jawfish. I can see the tentacles coming right out of the little hole the jawfish dug out. When I saw the tentacles and the hole covered up I figured the jawfish became a meal. But the hole was open this...
  11. Tank Specs
    Hi All Im new to reef tanks but did keep a fish only tank a few years back, have also kept FW tanks for several years I have recently bought a Red Sea Max and altho it wasn't cheap it is just what I needed to start out with....of course it wont stop here, Im planning a much bigger DIY...
  12. TCMAS
    I was wondering if anyone else in the area also owns a mandarin dragonet? What do you feed, stories, etc? I feed mine frozen mysis everyday & live brine shrimp once a week.
  13. Nano Reefs
    Hello everyone, I am wondering if you guys can help me fix my algae problem? I am going to attach a couple pictures and see what you guys think. It is a reddish/brown color and has covered the rocks and sand where the lights hit it. I have put 4 turbo snails from my big tank into my 24 g Nano...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I finally took picture of my tank. In the picture I KNOW THAT I NEED TO ADD WATER TO THE TANK but the tank is doing really good after i had a disease go though my tank a couple months ago. Now i am on track and doing really good. 36 gallon- 2 Clowns Mushrooms Leathers 2 Hammer Coral Green Star...
  15. TCMAS
    After reading ksarauer post about having the "bugs" I got worried and inspected my tank and sure enough I've got them. I'm looking for more info on effects of the pests and the reprocusions of treatment on the tank. I have a 150 gallon tank with a 40 breeder sump/refuguim. Lots of different...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I've got a few of these really tiny bristle star looking things. I've taken a pic but the camera isn't with me to download and I need an ID quickly. They just look like a really small black and white bristle star. Ring any bells?
  17. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Im thinking this is a bristle Star cause it has from what i can see at least 3 arms coming out of this rock Any thoughts?????
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I have a BIG can of brine shrimp eggs that i use for my african cichlid fry. I have a few questions. If i put the brine in my saltwater tank how long will they survive. Also how much should i put in the tank as to not polute it. I have a bristle star a clown and some pepermint shrimp and some...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hi i got this tank for free its 3 years old i have a few questions and some pictures. Here is whats included and also whats inside. 55 gallon Jebo lighting 4X55w 2 are blue 2 are 10k prizm skimmer 300 watt heater Tons of liverock Crushed coral ( tons of worms ect inside ) 1 Maroon clownfish 1...
  20. General Reef Discussion
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