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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey Guys! So im new to this, but im currently heart broken over my hammer head coral right now, it looked very poor from when I got home from work lastnight and I don't know how I can save it. So I have got a 240G tank, its been set up for around a year, my hammer head which is my main issue...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone, I have always been a fish tank lover. Parents never let me have a salt water tank but now that I am old and grown I have by todays standard a small 55 gallon, 40 gallon and a 20 and a 10 gallon. My 55 gallon is loaded with live rocks and angels. I want to do a reef tank. My 55...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I am looking for some help identifying some corals and need to know if there is anything in particular i need to do to keep them living aside from having proper lighting and keeping water parameters in check.i have a new tank 75 gallons with new live rock 75 pounds.the lighting is a 4...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys , having a problem with a small colt coral in my tank. Its slimey and somewhat dead. I have a mature one perfectly fine and theres,another branch of,small next to the rock as,well perfectly fine but this one is giving off a slime. What should i do
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I currently have a 35 hexagon tank with a fluval 405. I have had it running for over a year now and my coral seems to have a lifespan of about 1 month. 2 if I'm lucky. I have tested my water and my parameters are all where they should be. I have tested for everything. Salinity is at 1.025 and i...
  6. LPS Coral Forum
    Hey guys I just purchased some acans and I'm really excited. I am also a beginner in this hobby. I recently have been having problems keeping corals so I'm here to ask some questions. What should it expect the first week when it is adjusting to tank? How will I know if it has to much light or...
  7. Lighting
    Hey, So I am new to salt water/coral tanks. I have a biocube 29 and am really eager to get some coral in the tank. My worry is the stock lighting. I am wondering if anyone could tell me how decent the biocube stock lighting is and what kind of coral I could put under it. I only have the...
  8. "Soft" corals
    This was given to me from a LFS due to it looking as if it was completely dead. I believe its condition was due to the low lighting and municipal water used at the LFS. Personally I felt it was gone at the time also. It was completely white/Skeleton, very hard like a rock, and jagged on the top...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    hello guys I bought a torch coral frag a month ago and it was doing great now it seems that it does not fully extend I feed with zooplankton twice a week one target and one broad feed (injected into the return water column) I do a 10% water change every 2-3 weeks around 5 gallons of my 55...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, So I have the following corals: 2 Montis about four-five inches off water Galaxy coral five inches off water Toadstoal five inches off water Hammerhead five inches off water Fire and ice zaos five inches off water Xenia seven inches off water Green hairy mushrooms seven inches off water...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    So I have had a dendrophyllia coral for 6 months now, and in truth id alost forgotten I had it as i had it tucked under a rock because I thought maybe it was getting too much light. Even in complete shade I have never seen it open properly. The paramteres are all "perfect" according to every...
  12. "Soft" corals
    Can somebody please tell me what this yellow spot is on my Gargonia? I've had this in my tank for several months without any problems. When I turned on the lights this morning this is what I saw. It does not look like it is doing well. I am currently checking my water parameters but I have not...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hello you guys, I have just gotten these two corals: https://www.bluezooaquatics.com/prod...pid=1373&did=3 https://www.bluezooaquatics.com/prod...id=1511&cid=56 My question is, how often and what should I feed them? Also should I dose them with anything to promote fast growth?
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hello so I have a 4 bulb 96 watt TH50 light fixture. I will be upgrading to LED lights in a year or two so please do not tell me I should upgrade to them. My question is, is the lights that I have for my 4 bulb 96 watt fixture enough for aneomone, LPS and SPS? My tank is around 40 gallons, 30...
  15. SPS Coral Forum
    New to salt water and this corals came on my live rock. I am not sure what it is or what's wrong with it. Any information or help would be great. It's currently on a rock at the bottom of the tank in a 28 gal nano... All the other "surprise" coral we got is doing good.
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Added my first batch of corals to my tank. Im running a 55gal with wet/dry sump, protein skimmer, mag drive, power head, and 4x T5HO (2 white, 2 actinic with moon lighting). Flow is great. 60lbs live rock thats been getting some really nice growth. Have a few fish already 1 clown, 1 zebra...
  17. LPS Coral Forum
    I have done some research on my 5 coral i was given when i bought my live rock from a person shutting down his tank. Any information on feeding, light, flow or anything else i might wanna be aware of would be greatly helpful as i am just starting into salt water. I have pictures from when i...
  18. "Soft" corals
    I just added a new rock coverd in red mushrooms to my nano tank and within twenty minutes of being acclimated one of my peppermints started to pick at it and ripped a hole in one of the mushrooms. I do know the difference between a camel shrimp and a peppermint as I have had both before, so its...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    hello there, im new to this forum! :fish:but ive come to seek out some help for my amazingly addictive saltwater 38 gallon tank okay so, ive had this tank up and running for about 6 months! and its doing fantastic, clean water, fish get along and everything. so far what i have in my tank is. *My...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I have purchased 2 corals today. I havent been able to find out what they are. I thought maybe the red one was a chili coral but not sure. if it is i know it has to be in the shade but if not i dont want it to die in the shade. and the other i have no clue, its a real light purple looks blue in...
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