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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I recently bought a rather large size rock from my lfs which had an assortment of coral on them (a few button polyps and some gsp). It so happened to come with a little hitchhiker crab that ate away at some of my gsp matting (which im still trying to catch btw) but to make a short story long...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi. I have a 12.5 nano and it has been up for several months. I have some button polyps which have been in the tank 2 months or so and within the last week some of them have begun to bulge. Any thoughts?
  3. "Soft" corals
    I started in the hobby back when you could by dead, but real, colorful corals to put in your tank. I'm not crazy about the live rock look. Reminds me more of the Jersey shore than a tropical reef. So, I was wondering, can I keep button polyps in my tank which has a variety of angels (Emperor...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Recently my Button Polyps have not been opening all the way and the past few days I've realized that there are a few white lines on some of them when they are open, and then when they're closed they have some white spots on them, from the research I've done online, the only thing that I can find...
  5. "Soft" corals
    What is the best looking zoa/paly under normal day type lighting conditions?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone. My button polyps have not been looking so hot for a week or so. They used to open really well and lately they have been staying shut. I've also noticed them turning almost white in the center and around the edges. I don't think light is the problem as they have been in the tank...
  7. "Soft" corals
    Anyone know what these are called?
  8. "Soft" corals
    Addicted?
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys, recently my button polyps have been closing up and looking weird... I've made no changes in anything I'm doing, and they had bee doing great for several months... can anyone help me out?
  10. General Reef Discussion
    So, in spite of my elevated nitrates and issues getting my new protein skimmer broken in, these guys are doing well. Actually, today my green stars on the left have begun opening again. I have each type of coral on its own separate rock but, as you can see, the buttons in the middle are pretty...
  11. SPS Coral Forum
    Hello TRT!! :wavey: This is my first post, so I will try to make it a good one. I am a beginner in the saltwater tank world, I do have experience with freshwater. With that said, I have a 30 gallon nano reef, with 30 lbs of live rock, and about 25 lbs of live sand. My tank has been up and...
  12. "Soft" corals
    So, a few months ago I gave my cousin a piece of live rock with some green button polyps for his tank. Today his local lfs associate told him that these are very highly toxic and he shouldn't have them?! I've never heard such....any thoughts?
  13. "Soft" corals
    I have three different button polyps in three different places in my tank the two that are mid aquarium (I have a tall 110) have stopped opening all the way there stalks are taller and larger than the one I have at the bottom of the tank which still opens completely I thought it was from detrius...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I need help...I have a patch of brown button polyps on a rock which are curling up at the ends. I have checked my water all is good, I do regular water changes and several time I have changed the bulb thinking that was the issue. There is a fuse like thingy on my fixture which I thought that...
  15. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    found this growing in my sump. It closes in the dark, but opens up as soon asw the light comes on. Is it a button polyps? What is it?
  16. "Soft" corals
    I purchased my first corals on April 1st and they have been doing pretty good. I've had three green mushrooms split on their own and another one is in the process of splitting. My zoanthids were wilted for a little while but they have sprung back, and I've seen four or five new heads. I believe...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    My tank is about two months old. One of my first rocks had a clump of button polyps. They were very dark brown in the beginning but they are getting very light and almost translucent. They are all open but I am not sure if this is an issue with the light? My tank test out good. My lights are not...
  18. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    Hey I have a small rock with at least 15 button polyps on it. Willing to give it to anyone who is interested. They have been growing and multipling and that is the only reason getting rid of.
  19. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hey everyone, I have a size 29 Oceanic BioCube, which houses a percula clown, a yellow tang, and a yellow watchman goby in addition to several soft and hard corals and a few crabs and snails. About a week ago, I added a bunch of new live rock that had just been imported at my local...
  20. "Soft" corals
    When I bought my button polyps they were very green in the middle with orange tentacles. About a couple days ago I noticed that they have lost the green color in the middle. I moved them up to be closer to the light but I still have not seen a difference. Any idea what this could be? I have...
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