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  1. Reef Fish
    Greetings all! Brand spanking new to the Saltwater world after having kept tropical freshwater off and on or many years. I just purchased an AGA 125 gallon "reef ready sort-of" used tank that is 72"x18"x22". The reason I say "sort-of" is that the holes are drilled (2 in each back corner...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    My biggest concern are the tangs. Yes? No? Maybe? I see a lot of people do it. However, a 90 gallon is still just a 4 foot tank. I would love to have a blue tang and Powder Blue Tang. I have: 1 Ocellaris Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) 3 Green Chromis (Chromis viridis) 1 Six Line Wrasse...
  3. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    While I actually thing it is kind of interesting to look at I am considering trying to control the Bubble Algae in my SPS tank. Word of mouth says that Rabbit Fish & Emerald Crab (Mithrax sculptus) are ways to combat Bubble Algae. Are there other methods that actually work. I have found more...
  4. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    ok, jumping on. I've been running nearly bare bottom (theres about a 1/4 inch here and there cause I didn't get it ALL out) for... 6 months. my only issues: what will live and what will die? and how do I get my midas blenny out of the rocks? ACK! I'm assuming your going to say set up a ten...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I will be starting the initial stocking of my 180 in the next few weeks and am planning to start with the workhorses of the reef ... i.e. the cleanup crew and the janitorial staff. I have been thinking of the following list ... if anyone has any suggetions for additions, deletions, substitutions...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I got a frag today, and it contained a little bit of bubble aglae. And I was fine with that, and I went at it to take it off like I was told to. But as I was doing this, 1 or 2 popped. And I was told that when it pops, it releases spore out to more bubble algae. Is there anything I can get that...
  7. The THINK Tank
    I was told some Urchins eat valonia (Bubble Algae). I was also told only the Longspine Urchins would eat valonia,and I know Longspines are protected in the US. So which Urchins if any,do eat valonia? Thanks Ted
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Its been about a month since I posted some tank pics and update so here it is. Stock List: 20 or so dicosoma mushrooms (Red and Green) 10 ricordea mushrooms 1 Pumping Xenia (that badly needs to be fragged!!) 1 Spaghetti Finger Leather Coral 1 Large Green and Purple Metallic Mushroom 2 Torch...
  9. Eau Claire Reef Club (ECRC)
    ok simple I have some .. alot starting in the tank. and I have some aptasia starting on one rock ( the only one not from greg) Basically put it this way the rock is only 1/4 lb if I took the easy way out and just removed the rock now. I shouldn't have to worry about it spreading? or would...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hey, guys. I'd like to get some opinions on my emerald mithrax crabs. I bought two at my LFS when I first started cycling my tank. I really like them a lot, but I've heard of these types of crabs becoming aggressive to other tank inhabitants. Last night after work, I had the actinic on and was...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hello to all. I'd just like to thank you for some of the general knowledge I've gained while lurking around this site. I'm new to the saltwater hobby. My 75 gal long tank has only been set up for about two months. My question relates to my green bulb tip anemone. I woke up this morning to...
  12. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    http://www.etropicals.com/product/scateg.cfm?siteid=45&pCatId=1805%20&ref=3789&subref=AA going to order...$60 and its free shipping....LMK if you have needs!
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, I am just starting a 75gal reef tank. Never had a SW tank before, but have had a FW tank for several years. I have been doing a lot of research and will hopefully be able to start putting this to work soon. I plan on doing nearly everything as a DIY project, and I will be needing lots...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Well I only have hermit crabs now for janitors, I have been noticed more cyano/algae buildup and feel i need to get some more janitors. I would like some sand sifters but nothing that will eat fauna and nothing that when dies will kill tank off. If anyone has any suggestions on how they keep...
  15. Nano Reefs
    hey guys, Today i went and picked up a couple things for my tank. A 3.2 lb peice of live rock to bring my total to 10lbs of LR. which has a wee litte snail on it that i really hope is alive and well. and i also bought my first little critter. a nice little emerald crab. which my bf has dubbed...
  16. TCMAS
    Maybe I am worried and shouldn't be, but the last 3 days have been the first time that all my SPS polyps have stayed closed up! The only SPS that isn't closed up is my pink birdsnest. The shroom is fully open, and all my zoa's are doing fine, and the tri-color BTA looks happy. The fish are...
  17. Tank Specs
    I was given my father-in-laws tank January 2005. He had it set up as fish only and was just tired of messing with it. After tear down, 2 hour drive and setup (9 hours total) we still had a few fish left (they were in bad shape when we picked them up). Filtration: Wet/Dry with Rio 1400...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all just wanted to ask everyone here what is the cause of a bubble alage problem. I have noticed about 20 tiny bubble alage growing on some brown spots on the sand bed What is causing this and how do I take care of this before it gets to out of hand......:confused:
  19. General Reef Discussion
    This link shows the red algea growing on the live rock lately. Its not really secured to the live rock because one time during a water change and filling the tank I actually poured the water right over the live rock that had this growing and it all fell off which I scooped up, but it just came...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Got this crab with some polyps. Can anyone ID? Thanks michel!
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