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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Newbie help please! I have a 60 gallon reef tank and have had great success with the corals but can't seem to keep fish. Its been up for 4 months and the water is testing perfectly at home and at my LFS. The first round of fish seemed to do fine (2 clowns and a tang) and all at once they all...
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    OMG guize !!!! http://boston.craigslist.org/bmw/for/4755045995.html *pants* *drools* *dies*
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    I am having some type of issue but i cant figure out what. I have a 65 gallon fowlr tank and all my parameters are testing fine. Nitrate nitrite ammonia all 0s 8.2-8.4 ph sg 1.024-1.025 temp staying steady between 76-78. I have recently started using RODI water (before ran my tap water through...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I've had this pair of clownfish for about a year now. I've also had a bengaii cardinalfish for a little longer. Yesterday, the larger of the 2 clowns, my female, just started bashing the cardinal up. :eek: It looks pretty bad right now and is missing a couple of fins. Those that aren't missing...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello I'm new to the site and to the saltwater tank. I have a 55 gallon tank with 80 pounds of live rock and about 100 pounds of live sand and crushed coral. And it has a sump pump and a protein skimmer on it. And I have 2 snails and 4 red leg crabs in it. Its been running for about 3 months now...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    How can you tell if an anemone is dead? I got the anemone from my cousin and dripped it for an hr and the next day (Saturday) it was sliming and today there is hardly any tentacles and I can see down inside it. Is this normal or is it dead. There is still color on the bottom of the stalk and on...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have been struggling with keeping coral alive for over a year now. I have a few pieces that seeming to be doing just fine, but all the rest die off within 3 weeks of getting them. It doesn't matter if they are Sps, Lps, or soft corals... they turn white and die. I have tested all my...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hello All, I've had my tank setup for about 2 months now. I have a 14g biocube with upgraded LED lighting. Everything has been good up until the last week. I have had my clownfish and damsel die. I've also had a hammer frag and torch coral frag seem to die as well. The torch coral went from...
  9. "Soft" corals
    I bought this finger leather 1 1/2 weeks ago, it was pink and long and healthy in the store, when i got it home it was shrunken up and green with pinkish stalks. I figured it was the shock of moving but every day it shrank more and started shedding layers of brown decay. Now black patches are...
  10. Anemones
    ok so here is my carpet anemone. I think he is dieing but not positive. been looking bad for a couple of days. It won't eat, been not eating for two months now. yesterday I tried to feed it again and it keeps releasing the silver side. when he released it yesterday some of his tentacles...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so I bought this stuff yesterday, from a guy on craigslist, he kept it in a tank with low light. My tank has 18 Watt of T5 6,500k & 18 Watt of T5 17,000k Its 17" tall, and the Coraline algae is turning white!?! There is a ton of this stuff, and i love it, i really would hate to see it die...
  12. Reef Fish
    i just bought three chromis five days ago from my local fish store who i have never had a fish die from (atleast not there fault)and all three died i they were the first fish to go in the q tank after my tank got wiped out from ick after i bought a scopas tank from another supplier aka pet land...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    My name is Craig, I have had a 90 gal tank with about 150 lbs of live rock , a couple snails and a few hermit crabs for about 13 yrs.I have never had any problems with this setup, I ordered 50 lbs of live rock and a 90 gal package of critters from tbsaltwater and it waas shipped submurged in...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    A couple weeks ago i bought a frogspawn, it was flourishing for about a week and a half then things went down hill. it started to stay in and wouldnt come out, and now it seems to have lost half of its tenticales/poylps? white skeleton stuff is also showing? any ideas?
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Look at my girlfriends bubble tip anemone it looks like its been cut in half but the only thing in that tank is a maroon clownfish which hosts the anemone and a serpent starfish. I don't know what happened to it is this normal woll it be ok... Can anyone help?
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone. About 10 days ago I added my first corals, some mushrooms. I have had decent coralline growth, all my hitch-hiker corals were doing quite well, and my parameters seemed ok so I thought I'd give it a shot. For the first week there was no problems, they all seemed fine. Then all the...
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