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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Greetings everyone, Although I use forums for a lot of my research, this is my first post. I need some help! Starting 3 months ago, I purchased a 16g Biocube for FOWLR setup with the possibility of reefing down the road. I used live sand, 20lbs dry rock, seeded and dosed ammonia. I achieved...
  2. Reef Fish
    as the title says - i had a powder blue tang in my bare bottom, pvc pipe QT tank for 5 weeks (TTM first then into QT) and it was doing great. Tonight I mixed some salt water with 2 day old RODI water (also used some of the same water for 2 freshwater tanks). Mixd it for about 3 hours with a...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all! I had an incident.. My cat knocked the tube on my canister filter off last week and half of my 55 gallon tank drained out onto the floor... Needless to say I had to refill it. From this incident several things have happened. First off my dual powerhead burnt out because it was out of...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hello! I woke up today to find that a missing rock anemone had died and nuked my 20 gallon nano reef! Both firefish gobies, clown fish, emerald crab, both urchins and hermits all dead! I only have 2 fish still alive and it's not looking good. I did a water change last night because the water...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Help! I'm having my first reefing crisis :-( My scooter dragonet was looking under the weather this week (see earlier post). I had had him 14 months and he was always fat and healthy, even eating frozen food. Well today I took him out the tank into a hospital tank as he was on his last legs and...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Woke up this morning and all the fish are dead. The bristle worms are still out and moving slowly, I don't know if they will make it or not. All was well last night when I went to bed. I did a water change yesterday afternoon, so I'm assuming it somehow ties in. Background: 36 gallon bow...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 29 gallon that crashed a couple of months ago. I had a surviving bristlenose pleco and a cherry shrimp. Since then my tank has remained cycled. I got the tank back up to par and added 3 neon tetras and 2 glowlight tetra two months ago. One glowlight died, I'm assuming it had issues when...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    About a half hour I discovered my dead clownfish on top of the filter of my biocube. I think that he just jumped back there and then suffocated because there was no water on the filter pad. After testing my tank, everything was in check except for my Kh, which is at a 6. Could these two...
  9. "Soft" corals
    Hi Everyone- First off I am very new and have much to learn. I am seeking advice. Any and all help is appreciated. Please be nice, I'm no expert. Here's the specs 20 gallon tank been up since October Water parameters are as follows. I've tested myself but also had lfs check as I wanted another...
  10. Reef Fish
    I had a fish die in the tank. About 1.5 inches long. He's way back behind a lot of LR and I can't get to him. Will it be a problem leaving him in the tank? I don't really want to rearrange all of the LR to get to him if I don't have to. My cleanup crew consists of: 6 Blackfoot Trochus Snail 3...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys, sad news today. When I got home I saw my coral beauty angel dead just lying there. Really sad. He was my favorite fish. I think he wasn't able to fight against the HLLE he acquired. I inspected and saw nothing else wrong with him. Isn't HLLE supposed to be not deadly?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, I'd like to start of by thanking anyone who is able to give us some good advice on solving our problem. I have wanted a fish tank for years and my fiance and I recently got involved in trying to get our set up going. We were recently gifted a 40 gallon tank and stand. It was...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    So I lost my RG today due to ich and my YCG a few days ago to starvation. My tank parameters and info is in that thread. Someone there mentioned checking stray voltage so I did. I'm not an expert on reading a multimeter but this is what I did. I put the grounding probe in the wall outlet and...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Well, to those who have followed my posts I've battled and battled with algae, and specifically with Dino's. Unfortunately, I never won my battle with dino's, and sadly that's not the reason I'm starting over. It's been freezing here in Texas, with temperatures consistently in the twenties at...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hi TRT I fed my trachyphyllia a price of krill and so I turned off my powerhead. Next morning, I turn on the power head and fling! This fish come flying out of the power head and purple scales ft acting down to the sand bed. Oh no!! I got so worries and saw him swim into the rock...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I got a firefish for my 5 gallon tank, he isn't very big and guy at LFS said he'd do well in my 5g so I bought him. But he doesn't come out to eat and been hiding in the rocks and I've tried everything I can to coax him out without success. So one time I stuck my hand in the tank and he freaked...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all. I'm new to the reefing community and would just like to introduce myself and say hello. My name is justin and I have absolutely no experience with this but I'm anxious to learn. This forum site seems like the best I have come across with a lot of experience and great answers. I've...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    My goby commited suicide last night! sucks he kept my sand real clean, now its got me thinking if any of my other fish will jump too , :( is it good to put the glass covers back to cover the tank or should I leave it open ? or is there something they sell I can use ?
  19. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    We just returned from a late movie and my fish-crazy son is hysterically crying because his wrasse that we have had for a couple of weeks is dead. Upon fishing him out of the tank, EWW!!!!! we discovered a clear-whitish something sticking out of the wrasse's mouth (easily removed but not...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, I recently set up my kent bioreef 94l aquarium back up last month. The aquarium was doing perfectly fine, bought some nice little starter fish etc, but today I added some Calcium and magnesium buffer to my Aquarium as I've done before with no problems, the water perimeters were as to...
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