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  1. General Reef Discussion
    As a clean up crew for my 75 gallon aquarium I have, 4 snails and 5 hermit crabs. 2 of the snails are turbo snails, and the other 2 are astrea snails, 4 of my hermit crabs are blue legged hermits, and the other is a thin striped hermit crab. Should I add more snails and hermits? And if so, what...
  2. Reef Fish
    Hi, I have a 45 gal tank with a few small fish in at the moment and a fire shrimp. I am aware there are a few snails and crabs that make good cleanup crews and would like more information/advice. I generaly like fairly vibrant colours so if that can be obtained thats great, but I am really just...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    whats up guys i was wondering what everyones clean up crew consist of i currently have some red leg hermits and some blue leg hermits and coral banded shrimp and one emerald crab that i never see i dont even know if he is still around i am looking for suggestions with numbers for a 75g mixed...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    i was told not to get any crabs but reading on here almost everybody has them in reef tank anybody have anything to say
  5. Crustaceans
    A week ago we decided that we wanted to start building a reef tank rather than just have a FOWLR. We upgraded our light to a T5HO and bought a few frags of coral. With the new light, the algae is starting to grow. We currently have: 2 Turbo Snails 1 Electric Blue Hermit Crab 1 Halloween...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    What should I be pack'n for my 75 "Mostly "Softie tank?
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Don't they just add to the level of waste in a tank, especially the 1 snail per gallon I've been hearing from people? Are they necessary for algae control if you build a low stocked, algae scrubbed and protein skimmed tank? My tank (under construction) will be a lightly stocked (1" of fish per...
  8. The THINK Tank
    Don't they just add to the level of waste in a tank, especially the 1 snail per gallon I've been hearing from people? Are they necessary for algae control if you build a low stocked, algae scrubbed and protein skimmed tank? My tank (under construction) will be a lightly stocked (1" of fish per...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    well me and biowheel have a 34g red sea and the algae keeps growing all over the rock so we're in need of a nice addition, a CUC :dance: so we need some that clean the glass and the rocks. we have a bare bottom we we cant have any sand related inverts. I want a shrimp a hermint a crab and a...
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