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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I'm not sure why but it looks like I've lost 3 gorgonians in the last 12 hours, they looked fine last night. All 3 gorgs are in my critter refugium and up until today have seemed to be doing fine. 2 of them are purple, thin branched with tiny white polyps and one is tan with larger brown polyps...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    The LFS got this coral in even though they didn't order it. They did not know what it was, but I feel I got good deal on it. Is it possibly a Colt Coral? There are actually 2 of them on the one piece of LR... :D The body/tissue of the coral is grey with small brown polyps. Also I have what I...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, new here, want to share a couple pics from my tank- First one is Bami, my Gold Stiped Maroon clown in her BTA.
  4. General Reef Discussion
    We have a Golden Maroon Clown that we brought home with a BTA about 3 weeks ago. The clown developed a light film over its body and that went away and then there were some white spots and they went away. Then it started showing some little bumps under its skin but just in the yellow band over...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    o man did steven hook me up. i have two rocks with xenia all over them,red mushroom,green mushroom, a small rock with brown polyps. and a toad stool stump that he said might grow. o yea and some money calarpa. very nice guy.how would i put the toad stool finger.right now it is leaning up against...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Just wondering who is interested in signing up for the reef jeopardy tournament. We'll need at least 9 people to make it a true tournament. RJ will be held in the chat room on Sunday nights. We'll probably make it a shorter version for the tournament held over the next few weeks. I'm open to...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Last night we had our local reef club meeting at Augsburg college in Minneapolis. Dr. Bill Capman showed us clown fish eggs, nematocysts, mysid shrimp, and other marvels with their microscopes and was also generous enough to share some frags from his very unique tanks. Here's a link to his site...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Ok...where do I start...I have about a 7 or so inch green, long tentacle hydnophora. Just below it maybe 1 and 1/2 inch or so is a blue shroom. Also below it is a small yellow sponge like growth. These guys have all been playin' nicely for about a year. UNTIL TODAY!!!!!! Today, I see a TON of...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    My clover polyps are starting to die and can't fiqure why. Some of them are sriveled up to nothing. My brown polyps are doing much the same. I checked my water parameters and all is fine. I have a Apastsia Anenome growing a rock about a foot away could this have squirted some stuff out to kill...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I do not think this is a good thing. I have a three year olc clown that cannot close his mouth. His mouth seems to be fully open at all times. When I look head on at him, I can see right down his little throat. Could his jaw be dislocated. Could he have a piece of gravel stuck in htere...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I now have 2-65w smartlamps and 1-96w smartlamp from customsealife. Both half superdaylight and actenic. I also have 1-40w 48" Flourescent actenic that comes on 1 hour before the rest and goes off 1 hour after the rest. Will this be enough light for any corals I want? I currently have a brain...
  12. Equipment, Start-up, and Education Archive
    I am thinking about trying to get some kind of prevention from parasites and diseases such as ich. I have a 55 gal with Emperor Marineland 400 wet/dry(just got it has not been on tank since loss of fish, Fluval 304, and a Bioskim 600 from U.S. Aquarium. I have just recently coverered my...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I would like some different colors in my 29. Right now I have a Red Sea xenia, brown polyps, colt coral (light brown), a dark green/brown shrooms, and fuzzy shrooms. The brightest one is the orange carnation, a purchase that was made in error. And of course, the ever-present nuisance aiptasia...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I have a small patch of algea that I can't get rid of. It is greenish brown and fuzzy looking. If I let it sit, undisturbed for a month or so, it will get a skin over it that has a bunch of air trapped under it. Any ideas what it is and what will mow this stuff down? My yellow tang won't...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    WOAH!!! I finally caught the meanie of my tank. I had pulled the large LR where he built his lair, and dunked it in FW. That didn't work. While the LR was out of the tank, I tried to bate the crab with some brine shrimp in a mason jar. Nope. So I put the rock back, and rearranged my tank...
  16. Tank Specs
    Tank ------------------------------------------ 60 gallon hex tank (Oceanic) with center PVC overflow. Durso standpipe Filtration ------------------------------------------ DIY acrylic 15 gallon Ecosystem filter with 20 lbs. Miracle Mud and feather caulerpa. Kent Maximma Hi-S 60 gpd RO/DI...
  17. LPS, (scleractinians with large polyps)
    I don't know how many of us have had apparently tissue-less coral skeleta stage a comeback after days (even weeks) of algae-overgrown lifelessness. I've often had Porites cylindrica skeleta fragments, overgrown with all manner of algae, suddenly sprout polyps in the original calices, usually...
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