I've had my red bali star for a few weeks now, and everything seems fine, but he has these little bubbly, bally, balloony things (whatever you want to call them) on him. Around 3 of them. they're small... but what the heck is it? Is he going to be okay? The edges of his little legs are...
So my cloudy water has not gone away and I think it might be a bloom of some sort that will work itself out. I wanted to add my 1st fish this weekend, but I'm thinking twice now b/c of this. So my question is should I hold off?
The tank has been up for 4 weeks, and ammonia, nitrites, nitrates...
I think I'll play along with the build-off as well. I have ordered a custom Oceanic tank, and while I'm currently waiting for it (and wondering if it will ever show up), I have been keeping busy with my current set-up and planning for the new one. If you look at my few other posts on this board...
I have added a second tang in my 20 nano here at work! I know im crazy but honestly they get along (after the 1st day..lol) they are the same size....one is a Scopus and the other is a yellow..... we do 4 gallon weekly water changes......:beer:
Got a small problem, as stated in the subject a thick mat of hair algea has invaded my green star polyp colony, and is quickly overwhelming it. The sad thing is that the only place that hair algea is growing seems to be in the GSP colony. There is a tiny amount that grows on the...
Here is a quick rundown of the build. You can get full details in the blog. First went to Atlanta Sunday and picked it up. What I got: 90 gallon AGA reef ready with stand, canopy including 500 watt mh, 30 gallon sump, MR1 skimmer, mag 12 for skimmer and mag 9 for the return, some rock, macro...
Ive had my 29g tank for about 3 years now never had any problems just got a 125g tank set up and its cycling but im going to keep my 29g for the fun of it. for the past 3 years its been a fish only with live rock with some button polyps that poped out of the live rock. im using a eclipse hood...
I have a saltwater master liquid test kit and the PH is very difficult to read. The nitrite, nitrate and ammonia are not that difficult to read but the PH doesn't look like it really matches any of the colors. It appears a light purple in color. Any suggestions?
I am taking down my 9 month old tank and have the following live rock, fish, and inverts for sale. I don't have the time or money I thought I did when I started the tank and would rather know it is being enjoyed than neglected.
I will have equipment to sell later but I need to figure out what...
I moved this to a new thread as I was tired of being in the middle of a thread that I had hijacked.
I have 3 small frags that have from 2 t0 5 polyps. Then two that have approx 15 to 20 polyps. There are also two frags from two other colonies, if someone wants a different color. When these are...
So I have this rock that was purchased last month. It had some Green Zoanthids and some buttons on it as well as what looked to be a Green Star Polyp colony, but since has been determined NOT to be that.
Anyway, the buttons are doing fine, the undetermined green polyps are doing fine, but the...
100 Gallon Glass, 2" live sand, approx 140 lbs LR combination of Haitian, Tonga, and DIY Agracrete,
Sump is an old CPR wet/ dry with the bio bale removed, and a 100-micron sock adapted along with some LR.
30 Gal DIY Acrylic refugium with Chateo, Caulerpa prolifera macro algae, 4 inches...
I have had a green star polyp colony for about a month now and it is doing really well. Its polyps are always out (sometimes even at night) and it rarely retracts. I monitor my iodine, for my 20G have 100 Watts PC, and add phytoplanton 2 times a week. My question is this:
I have my 55g which I moved my 30g system into recently (like two weeks) and here is the setup:
55g 4 foot long, 24" high tank
130 watt coralife pc lighting
two cpr bak pak skimmers with bio-bale (for nitrifying bacteria to live on)
300 watt heater
two inch cc/arag sand mixture
30 lbs live rock...
I have a new tank that has recently gone through its cycle. Details are:
150g tank with 125g sump/refugium
2-400W (10000k) MH's
150-200lbs of well-cured LR
Kh: 10 degrees
I put in a couple of corals about...
can't say i 've see it b4 in my tank , wat would be in my tank to strip my sps frags to nothing overnite? it happened too fast for it to be tank conditions,(i think) before this happened everything looked fine , growth was good, polyps were looking good,,,,any one got a clue?
30 gallon reef
CPR back pack protein skimmer
2 additional Rio 600 power heads
Power Compact lighting
1 large colt
many mushrooms blue strip, green stripe,
4 small ricordia.
medium sun polyp colony
1 small green open brain
1 small green star polyp colony new.
assorted sponges and...
Forgot to talk about what I have in the tank!
Also, I don't really have 30 in the tank powerheads, just 3! Sorry!
The 300g has no livestock (yet, it is cycling with the help of a naughty not-so-little hermit crab).
My 29g has approx 42lbs of live rock with several featherduster/sponges...
Ok, I'll bite. My name is Mike, I'm 13 from CA, and I have 6+ tanks. I have a 40g fresh with a "breeding" pair of angels that havent bred yet, a 29 w/ FW cichlids, a 30g with the same type of cichlids except its a diff subspecies. I have a 15g Goldfish "pond", a 10g with over 50 Betta babies...