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  1. General Reef Discussion
    This guy here is very droopy and not pointing up the last couple days. Is that normal? It was opening up every day until 10 days ago. My water quality is perfect
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have had 2 TWO 150 tall tanks break seams and leak on my floor in a year. Both happened in the middle of the night and I lost everything inside the tank. Was wondering if anyone has had this happen to them and what could I possibly be doing wrong to prevent the 3rd times the charm. No cracks...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    MY DOG (ONE YEAR OLD AUSTRALIAN SHEPARD) GOT INTO MY BAG OF INSTANT OCEAN SALT. :help::help::help::help::help::help::help::help::help::help::help::help::help: I read the ingredients, but don't know how Jackson/dogs will react to them. He is currently whimpering, and VERY unhappy. I tried...
  4. Marine Depot
    Have you ever experienced an aquarium emergency? Here is our list of seven great ideas which will set you up for success when things go south: http://blog.marinedepot.com/2014/12/tank-crash-emergency-preparedness.html
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone.... Recently I had a pipe burst in my basement... my sump pump took most of the water... but of course the water made its way into my finished section of the basement where my 120gallon saltwater tank is located.... This happened last week... we shop vacc'd as much water up out...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 150 gallon tank that has been running for a year. The brace has cracked recently so I was planning on fixing the brace. I was going to use glass for the brace but my dad likes to help out but he's the kind of person that likes to do it his way or he won't help at all! So he made a brace...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Please help me, I just set up a 75 gallon tank and now my bulkhead is leaking. I rotated it to a position that it wont leak, but should I seal it now with some silicon on the outside of the sump or what should I do, the tank is full of water and I woke up yesterday with about 2 gallons on my...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Last night I probably heard my pistol shrimp snap about 100 times. Now since it was probably 12 at night, I didn't bother to check as I suspected he was snapping at nothing which he sometimes does. (Quite hilarious) But when I awoke this morning, he was missing his pistol claw, and the smaller...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys so my tank has been crystal clear for almost 2 months now with only a hair algae problem. I bought some fish to deal with the hair algae but two days ago I woke up and found my tank to be extremely cloudy! It literally happened over night. I have tested all of my parameters and they are...
  10. Nano Reefs
    Help! My tank has been set up for about a month now and everything seemed to have been doing great. Now my green chromis have weird brown spots on his body and on my clownfish, the tips of his body around the fins are turning white where they originally were black. I just added some extra live...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I need information of safe materials to build a fish guard. I have two clowns in a Biocube 14gal and one has jumped into the cover over the bioballs. He's done it twice today so I grabbed some aluminum foil making into a taller divider. Will this cause any ill effects? Poisoning the water? How...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    help new to this as its never happened and cant find an exact same situation on the net. i bought a torch coral and after acclimating it and dipped it it shattered a branch and separated! can this branch survive, it also let off a stringy mucus in my tank is it poisonous? here are some pictures...
  13. "Soft" corals
    Something went wrong in my tank. As i got home, I went to do a FW top off like I do everyday, for my 12g nano reef tank. When I came out of the shower 30 minutes later, all my softies were closed and slimming. Even my mushrooms were in pretty bad shape and my 8 inch hairy mushroom is now like 1...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    My fish are dying with no warning. I have a 55g tank, with live rock and sand, has been set up for almost a year. I battled ich even went through hurricane sandy with no losses. Yesterday for no reason my coral beauty which was my first and most resilient fish died with no warning. My new...
  15. LPS Coral Forum
    It had a small accident, a few days ago one of the larger rocks fell on the right side of it and I think it just might be bruised, but this morning when taking a look at it I saw this weird looking bubble on the bottom of it, can anyone id what might be happening?
  16. General Reef Discussion
    ok guys so it was my birthday earlier this week and yes i bought some livestock. 3 clowns died but i have one survivor. long story short they were pretty stressed after transfering and i guess i did not let my tank cycle long enough but i do have my one survivor and to my knowledge hes swimming...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    So I have a reptile style metal hood with a fluorescent daylight bulb on my fuge and somehow my son knocked it into the fuge. I stupidly did not have it on a GFI (now I do) and it was about 5-10 minutes before I realized and fished it out. A good portion of my corals are looking really weak and...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    So the power went out 30 min ago and its now on somewhat. All the electronics are half on. my tank is 75 gallons with a sump. In the sump i have a rio+ 2500 moving 800 gallons of water and i usually have marineland powerhead in the tank moving close to 900 gallons an hour. the powerhead in the...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Tank has been running smoothly since July 14th. Added some water to the sump area below this morning due to evaporation, same as always. Turned off pumps/skimmer to clean micron filter on top of wet/dry trickle file. (As usual) Cheked on tank at lunch, noticed that water was filling up towards...
  20. Reef Fish
    hello, i have had 2 clownfish for almost 5 months one of them has started to lay on the sand or wherever the water takes him they usually are weird at night and stay in one spot..but this clown is not moving at all he is also breathing heavily. what is this? is he just being weird or is...
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