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  1. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    Does anyone know what this leafy macroalgae is that keeps spreading in my tank? It's like one big leaf, and it ripples out over everything. One piece covered an entire rock. If you need pics I can get some later. Thanks
  2. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    Here are some pics of some very interesting algae that I have in my tank. I have not been able to ID either of them using as many sites as I can. I think the red thread like algae is Red Turf Algae, but I have found pictures of RTA and it is not what I have in my tank. These three are of the...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi All, Ive done a search on brown algaes and yes I am going through that cycle at the moment. But a lot of my rock has brown algae on it that is an inch long. Im pretty sure its not hair algae, What could it be? Thanks again!
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, Does anyone have any of these Blue Tuxedo Urchins? I am thinking about getting one but I read they need alage to survive. I don't have too much algae in my tank. How can I feed it if I get one? I read that you can use dry seaweed, but how do you feed it to make sure it gets food? Thanks
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I'm thinking this is some kind of algae Hopefully Coraline it seems to be plating. Just wondering if it's a bad mutant something that is going to overrun the tank
  6. General Reef Discussion
    An algae on my rock that I thought was cool at first, has now turned into a problem of some sort. It seems to be slowly spreading and replacing coralline algae. It may be " Lobophora variegata ". From what I have read, an urchin, foxface or some tangs like the naso or kole could help me out. The...
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  8. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    A friend is willing to sell me a GenX PCX 55 pump for cheap and I want to know if I can use it with the Bullet 2. It pumps 1140GPH and is capeable of 26 foot head, it has a 1 inch in and out. The PM websight lists the PCX 40 and Iwalkia 55 as good pumps and the Genx 55's numbers are really...
  9. TCMAS
    Well after wanting to do this for quite some time with the rock in the main display I decided to take the plunge. I have cooked rock before and have seen the difference it makes.:thumbup: I have been having brown wafer algae that is starting to take hold in the tank and has been spreading at a...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Has anyone ordered live rock from Reefer Madness? I am looking at the Premium Fiji to start my tank. I'd like some feedback on the place if possible. At $4 a pound it looks like a good deal, but you never know. http://www.reefermadness.us/Fiji_Premium.htm
  11. Atlanta Reef Club
    I just purchased a Salifert Phosphate test kit. My reef tank has been set up for seven months. I followed the test and didn't get any reaction. This was a suprize to me as I feed my tank pretty heavily. Has anyone had any experience with the Salifert test kit, or testing for phosphates in...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I posted this on the Atlanta forum, but wanted to get some more opinions. If you know what the black growth is, I would love to know! http://www.thereeftank.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=24809
  13. General Reef Discussion
    i notice that some people seem to scrape the coraline off the back glass...im starting to think i like this look... is there any benefit to keeping it on?... from a post a couple years ago... "If you have your back glass covered with coraline algae aren't you increasing the amount of calcium...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hello All, I have seen something in my tank for the last month or so, but it was a very fleeting glimpse. Once the main lights weren't on, then the lights were on but the thing moved from one hole in the LR to another very quickly and I didn't really get a good look at it. From what I could...
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