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  1. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hello All! So, I am sitting here looking at my sad looking Green Star Polyp and I noticed these little white things -- hopefully you'll be able to spot them in the photo. They retract quickly and I noticed that I also have one in the sand right below my star polyps. It hides every time the...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    My GSP was doing great. It had spread over most of the rock that it's on and looked beautiful. For the past 3-4 weeks it has remained about 95% closed up. There are only a few polyps that ever open. I think some polyps have just melted away. There are some spots of red algae (not slimy, so I...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    All was well this past Tuesday, Flame looked bright and healthy and was swimming around grazing and all the corals were extended, went to the gym and came back 1.5 hrs later and notice my GSP has chunks missing. Cant find Flame. Then I notice him swimming near the bottom under a rock pretty...
  4. "Soft" corals
    My GSP have 2 different, possibly related, issues, that I was hoping someone might help me with. A) It's bubbling! the red mat underneath the actual polyps is creating air bubbles (or holding on to) that they don't easily release. B) some of the red/maroon mat underneath is enveloping not...
  5. Reef Fish
    The other day I got a new frag of green star polpys and it opened within 20 minutes. I have been wondering why it isnt opened anymore and then today I saw my blenny swim on up and start pecking at it :angry:
  6. "Soft" corals
    We received a rock covered in green star polyps from a friend about 3 or so months ago.. Sometime in between then and now it developed a whiteish clear gooey/mushy like substance covering the right side of the it. The polyps still come out during the day. It also has a powerhead pointing at it...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    There not opening and covered in algae. why wont my hermit crabs clean it. I think that's why there not opening. Suggestion?
  8. Tank Specs
    Sup, new guy here so guess I'll list off what I'm werk'in with here! 30 gallon Oceanic cube with 10 gallon sump/fuge setup with skimmer ehime 80 gl canister filter with some carbon and allot of pads and bio balls. Filter runs to a 60w UV sterilizer at about 40 to 45 gph for optimal use of...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    :blob: The time is coming up to replace the bulbs in the 36 gallon tank. The last time i replace them i put in a straight 10000k and Actinic 03 about 7 month ago. My question is would a (Coralife 65 Watt Dual Actinic 03/7100K Blue SunPaq and Coralife 65 Watt Actinic 03/10000K White (50/50)...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Just a question that came to mind and wanted to hear everyone reponse. I have been meaning to do this after I lost a cardinal fish to one of those buggers
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I finally took picture of my tank. In the picture I KNOW THAT I NEED TO ADD WATER TO THE TANK but the tank is doing really good after i had a disease go though my tank a couple months ago. Now i am on track and doing really good. 36 gallon- 2 Clowns Mushrooms Leathers 2 Hammer Coral Green Star...
  12. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    I finally got my nano set up this morning. I built it from a 20 gallon. I made the hood and base out of pine. I wanted a nano that was all self-contained. Here are the specs: 13 gallons 5" sand bed 25 lbs of live rock - thanks David 2 24 watt T5s. One light is 6000K the other is a pure...
  13. "Soft" corals
    I recently put my live rock with Green Star Polpys into a bigger tank. Since putting them in on Monday they have not "sprouted" for lack of a better word. I check the phosphate level and it looks ok. Any ideas why they are not out? FYI I have got some mushrooms I also put in the tank and...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Getting a early xmas gift :))) a vho retrofit kit.I will be able to run 2 75w vhos on my 20 gallon.I was was thinking of runing two coralife actinic's with no 10k bulb.Whats the - to runing all actinic's i know its going to be a really blue color and maybe overkill of blue.Is going to afect my...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    just messin' around with the camera, and got some nice shots. I know how much I like to see other people's pics, so I thought I'd share: 1st is a new macro shot of my Montipora (still not sure the sp. It's alsmost starting to look like a birds nest...but even birds nest corals have more of a...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Rigged up my drip and at the moment, i have turn the drip on to replace the evaporation water with kalk at night. Drips in at about 1 drip per second. the 2 gallons can last me, about 4 days, dripping for about 12 hours at "night". i'd like to run this my drip 24/7, at what rate can do i run...
  17. Atlanta Reef Club
    hey i have some frags f/s can meet at cap bay aquariums tomarrow or monday maybe sunday dont know just let me know I have the following f/s blue hairy millipora i have 3 maybe 4 frags of it $25 each green with pruple rim cap one maybe 2 frags of it $20 red cap 3 frags of it $20...
  18. Atlanta Reef Club
    I had a long hard battle with Ick and I lost one of my Percula Clown fish. I used Kick Ick to get rid of the dreaded parasite. Shortly after the Kick ick cycle, I went on vacation to Las Vegas. My automatic Fish feeder malfunctioned and My fish went without food for about 3 days!!! When I...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Is it true that these are poisonous or some are, I read somewhere that the juices used to be used on the tips of spears to kills stuff... Anyway I would like to know where I can buy the prettiest ones, like some purple with green outside, or some other very pretty kinds... but they can grown...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 29G tank, right now I have a 24" coralife hood with 1 10K Daylight and a Actinic, 2*65W I made the mistake of buying a 24" and needed to get a 30", I have had this 24" for almost a year and it is time for bulb replacement, so I decided to go with a new one and get it from on of the...
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