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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I recently purchased a dwarf lionfish and he looks awesome. He is in my main tank right now. im having a little problem feeding him. I usually feed forzen brine shrimp soaked in garlic. i was told he should eat the frozen shrimp but he just sees them floating and doesnt eat any of them. I...
  2. LPS Coral Forum
    Someone at a store told me a Elegance coral would eat krill like a anemone. I thought elegance coral was a filter feeder and was eating the Oyster feast that all the other corals where getting. Is this right? Or would it eat a krill?
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have had a brain coral that came with my live rock. It seems to be alive but not growing very much. Should I be feeding it mysis shrimp any? I have a Fluval LED Marine & Reef Full Spectrum light. It seems to be keeping the coral alive just not growing much
  4. Reef Fish
    How often should I be feeding? Right now i'm feeding my clowns a pinch of freeze dried blood worms in the a.m. and around 8 or 9 p.m. i'm feeding them frozen shrimp. For the CC sea stars i'm feeding them every night a dime sized piece of scallop. I have no problems with my parameters I just want...
  5. Nano Reefs
    Hiii... It's been about 1 month since I cycled my aquarium. Yesterday, I picked up one striped fang blenny for my first ever 10 gallon nano! My lighting is 18w x 2 t5ho as well! (currently 12000k 420mm/260mm actinic & 6500k day light) My blenny has been picking at my live rock since this...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi! So I am having a bit of trouble feeding my oyster. Every time I get near the tank, he closes up. Right now, all I can do is try to sneak up on him and dump food directly in the tank. Any ideas on how I can target feed this guy without scaring him? Thanks! :)
  7. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    I recently purchased a dwarf golden moray eel. I try to feed him every day, but he usually eats every other day. He will only eat frozen silverslides. I've read that this isn't nutritious enough. What else should I be feeding him? I've tried fresh squid from the grocery store, but he hides in...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    So as I have had my Tuxedo Urchin for almost a year now. In that time, my urchin has grown, and does his best impression of a poop factory everyday. (If you see one pooing it makes sense trust me lol) Regardless hes always seemed to be in good health. Early on I tried to provide algae sheets...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys, Just wondered if anyone could help, just recently set up a marine tank and I have 2 hermits a cleaner shrimp and a large turbo snail. No fish. I have about 4kg of live rock, my tank is 37.5 litres. Do I need to buy food for these guys yet - I've been told they will just eat algae from...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I just picked up some reef buggies and I am trying it for the first time in my reef. Has anyone used this before and can you tell us about any results. Heard it is susposed to be good.
  11. "Soft" corals
    what should I feed my zoanthus polyps? I have never feed them before I always feed my LPS corals but never my polyps, or do they just do fine with out eating? if they do eat, what should I give them?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hope everyone had a good christmas! I got a new t5HO fixture :) My mom's severely neglected tank houses some star polyps and assorted polyps, they looked very unhappy in there (the bulbs haven't been replaced in years) so I figured putting em in mine wouldn't hurt...They've opened up very nicely...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Okay, just figured I'd toss this out there. I have aa 55 gallon reef tank with a mostly soft corals, one LPS coral, one SPS frag, a tube anemone, 6 fish and a feather duster. I'm currently feeding 1/2 a cube of Prime Reef and 1/2 a cube of Emerald Entree twice a day. I also use Phytofeast...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    So today I was looking at my tank and noticed my Hoeven Wrasse http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/prod_display.cfm?c=15+1379+2285&pcatid=2285 picking up food and spitting it out above my Flame torch trying to feed it, it did this a few times and I was able to capture it on video, unfortunatly I...
  15. Crustaceans
    So i have a small little hairy crab, maybe a gorilla crab, that i put in his own little 1.5g tank since i dont have a sump but since he is alone im not sure what to feed him. i have been just getting fw feeder fish and putting them in when they die. Is there a better way to feed him or to breed...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I recently purchased a few hermit crabs for my tank yesterday. The tank has been running for about 3 weeks. Will the algae in the tank be sufficient enough to supply the crab's diet? The worker of the store told me to buy some flakes as well. However I have heard they are bad for salt tanks. If...
  17. "Soft" corals
    Hi Everyone - I am a noobie, so I thought I would get some opions. What should I feed soft corals, and how often? I have: Torch coral Green Star polyp frog spawn 2 different zoanthids Thanks! Rachel
  18. LPS Coral Forum
    I would like to buy an awesome looking chalice coral, but I have no experience with sps corals. I do have a duncan, and i feed it by putting food into it's polyps. I have the two bottles of B-Ionic for trace elements. I also have the Oyster Feast from Reef Nutrition for the filter feeders. I...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    target feed torches or 100% photo?
  20. General Reef Discussion
    How much do I feed my fish??? 2 Percula Clownfish, 1 coral shrimp, 2 siffting stars, hermit crabs, anemones and corals 45 gal.
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