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  1. General Reef Discussion
    My colt coral dropped an arm the other night, and I was wondering what the best way to get it to stick to a existing rock in the tank. I was thinking of using an elastic band, but wanted to get some opinions first. I have epoxy, but it seems too tricky to get it to stick and I don't want to...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    My lfs guy is cool and is gonna hook me up with a colt coral because my kenya died which was my favorite. What's your opinion on the 2.. I dont know whats so great about the colt corals. they look like a very bland version of the kenya which looks like a colt mixed with a xenia to me. anyway...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Ok - so I still don't have an exact ID on this coral (pretty sure it's colt coral though) - but something is either wrong or it's having babies? This morning I found a 'branch' of it on the ground - moved it up to the rock until I decided what to do with it... At first I thought something must...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    does liquid garlic guard have a negative effect on corals? (i use about a half tsp everyday mixed with flakes) corals are zoas, leathers and colt corals i dont do weekly water changes on this tank, more like 20% every 5 weeks. the tank is too big for me to handle many water changes (220g) the...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone!! I'm considering a hard Coral for my tank. The lfs has a special 5 frags for a 100 bucks. I'm wondering I could have one to add color to my tank? Right now everything is either green OR brown:(. I have a 150 with 40 gallon sump new aquac skimmer mh 2 140 watt 14000 k with 40 watt...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    well this really sucks :(
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone! As most of you know I have a 150 that I love. You prob also know Ive been thinking about moving because of persistent mice and roach problems. Brian and I saw an apt that we liked yesterday and filled out an application. Were still not def that we can move because our landlord is on...
  8. "Soft" corals
    Got a ? What is a fast spreading low light coral, 10gal tank plenty of circulation, nothing in tank except LS and i have 2 50/50 screw in bulbs, i was told the only reef i could have was low light...any help would be greatly appreciated, avg temp is 78-81 and sg is 1.023 chris
  9. General Reef Discussion
    What are my chioces as far as anenome for my percula. I want somthind that wont move alot and wont bother corals
  10. Margaritaville
    Any news? If this is on I would like to bring unit patches for the gentlemen. I think a flying pig with a spatula and a machine gun might be nice.
  11. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    This little tank is so nice. Cool lighting, even has a Moonlight. Just add sand rock and water...that about as technical as I get. Thanks Doc....and thank you for the Zoa's. <!-- / message --><!-- attachments --> <FIELDSET class=fieldset><LEGEND>Attached Thumbnails</LEGEND><!-- BEGIN TEMPLATE...
  12. Reef Build-Off 2007
    I may as well jump in, too. After the Tom vs cath cabinet making/ refinishing contest last year http://thereeftank.com/forums/showthread.php?t=68323 I haven't done diddly sqat. So here's my chance to get back on the upgrade mission. The width of the new-to-me 40 is the same as my 29, so I can...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    can anyone tell me what is going on with my porites coral. Is has been doing great under 250W MH 10K and 14K with 140 W VHO actinics. Yesterday the tips started turning green and the coral wasn't opening as much. Here are some pics. You can see where the tips are turning green/black. Water...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    OK.... when I started my tank back in 03 I had a colt coral in there for over a year as well as a ton of polyps. All flurished! then all of a sudden everything started to die. water parameters are fine. I thought it was my tank inhabitants picking at them.... I was wrong. I then thought...
  15. Massachusetts North Shore Marine and Reef Club
    Turning my 65g into an all softy tank under some t5 lighting. Looking for the following softies: zoas xenia GSP tree coral yellow polyps finger leather devils hand tree corals kenya trees colt corals mushrooms hairy mushroom yuma rics button polyps clove polyps
  16. General Reef Discussion
    im thinking about getting a cherib pygmy angelfish but id also like to get some LPS corals and softees down the road anyone have cherubs with lps and things are ok? i have a coral beauty in my other tank with lps and softees and she behaves herself with the corals are cherubs and coral beauty's...
  17. Atlanta Reef Club
    Well, I'm moving and I'd rather not move my reef tank. This is a 3yr old mature reef tank. Tank is one of those shallow 50gal ones, on a nicely stained wooden stand, and matching hood with 175W metal halide and 2x 55W PC lights. 20gal Tall sump below. 3 powerheads and a Mag main pump. Tank has...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone; I have a 150 with 20 gallon sump. 9 days ago I did a water change (20 gallon). I was a bit rushed so didn't add the salt the day before added the day of the change. I also added a new seio 1100 pump for flow. Since then one fish has died and my colt corals have closed up. I chatted...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone Yesterday I posted a thread :what would you do" I explained how I did a water change on sat and installed my new seio. I also told you how my cherub had died and my colts were very unhappy. I also told you how my two fire fish had been out swimming and that they were missing in...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Yesterday I posted a thread " fish death somethings wrong". Today I moved the seio to see if the colts would open up they haven't. I went to the movies all my fish were fine I come home and my two fire fish are missing in action. I can't see them no where in the tank. I put a little food in to...
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