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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So. If you have followed some of my posts, you know that I have been battling dinoflagellates for a few months. Got so bad that I tried a freshwater nuke. Took ALL livestock out, emptied the tank, freshwater dipped rock, filled tank with only freshwater before mixing in salt, then installed...
  2. DIY Forum
    do you guys think if I cement my ~2" rock chunks together with the aragocrete in-tank I can set it up to cook the rock a little too? They are cheapo base rock that has been cycling about a month, when I got them I didn't know about phosphate in the mined sort, thought it was sterile. I'm...
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have a 10 gallon SW FOWLR (for now, bc lighting is inadequate for reefing) about 10 lbs of live rock. 50W Heater Fluval 30 filter ( i have removed the active carbon ) live sand substrate T8 reef sun 50/50 bulb no skimmer no airstone 1 blue/green chromes 1 ocellaris clown 1 red leg cortes...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hello there guys ^^ My name is Albinistik, and I've kept fish for a long time, since I was 9. I've always kept freshwater aquariums, along with brackish fish and large planted communities. However, Im super fascinated by reef aquariums and I've wanted one for years. But whenever I look and try...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hi I am in need of help, it seems my clownfish has contracted the Brooklynella parasite. In my display tank, I have 5 fish an angel a wrasse 2 damsels and a clown. I know my clown is going to die but will this parasite kill al my fish. And if I pawn off some of my fish to a friend because I...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I have a 55 gallon saltwater set up, It is fairly new and I recently bought 3 damsels to add to the tank from a local fish store. After a few days I noticed one was getting white salt sized dots on him and his skin was getting velvety looking (found out that its ich to my understanding)...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I am a brand new member and saltwater wanna be. I hope not to be asking too many questions that research will take care of for me, but I am looking for input to keep major issues that I may not see coming at bay. I have been reading Moe's book cover to cover for years and have been an online...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I'm a noobie and i just learned that this is a pest. i don't have any coral but would like to convert to a reef tank once my livestock thins out. what should i do about this aptasia anemone? Is that what it is? I have two other small ones but this one eats live brine and has grown very fast.
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, recently bought my first 30 G saltwater aquarium (have 3 freshwater aquariums). So basically the things that i did to the tank was putting the live sand and the pieces of reef (not fully cured), got in the salted water and turned the pump. A friend suggested not to turn on the skimmer for at...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I just went to a local and fairly reputable LFS to scope their live rock...I wasn't planning on buying as I want to visit several shops. I was a little peeved to find that they had seperated out the 'premium' fiji rock from fiji rock and were asking 6.99/lb for 'premium'. When I called...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    ok so i am setting up a 55 gal reef. it was about a month into the cycle and i added some base rock last night. this morning the water is pretty green is this normal or???? sorry im new to all this.
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 75gal with 2 lion fish, 10 hermit crabs, one emerald crab (im getting rid of for eating my feather dusters!!) i have 10 lbs. of LR now and live sand. I am buying 100lbs of nice figi LR from a friend with established reef tank. Can i just put all of this Live Rock right into my tank...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys! I've been having some problems with my tank recently. It started with getting a zoa frag. I put it my aquarium and it dosent open.. ever So I check and find a pest snail on it, so I take it out. Still nothing, so I gave a freshwater dip to the rock it was on... nothing. I move it...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I have a WC juvenile atlantic blue tang that has been in my tank for a little over 2 weeks now. He has random breakouts of white Ick. Im pretty sure this is just from the stress of going from a million gallon ocean to a 55g aquarium. The ick comes and goes but the past few days its been fairly...
  15. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    Hey all, At this point I'm very sure my tang has ich, I don't have a QT, what is the safest and easiest way to remove this parasite? At first there was only one big spot but after a few days it seems like the fin and the other side of his body is starting to have some tiny white spots also...
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