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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I added new live sand to my tank and started to grow green algae that had bubbles on the sand bed. I turned off the lights and the bubbles went away and the algae seems to be dying off but can anyone tell me what kind of algae it is and how I can fix it? I also have some new bugs on my glass and...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have had this algae problem for the past three months, I have been trying everything to get rid of it with no success.
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hey folks, Strangest thing happened to me today. I was at the LFS and I found this pretty zoa rock. At the LFS, it was the brightest orange I've ever seen in a zoa. Really pretty and unique. The interior and exterior section of the polyp was orange. I buy it and get it back to work for...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    so im about 2-3 month after tank cycle and my tank is lil spot with cyno red algea what next here to get rid of this green my tem says at 80 amonia 0 nitrite 0 nitrate .5
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Found this on a rock a couple days ago. Does not seem to move or grow.. any ideas?
  6. Reef Fish
    Yep, it's one of those threads. I've had my female green mandarin for a little over a month now. First of all, this is a purchase I took pretty seriously: I've been researching them for the last few years. When at the LFS I saw her in one of the tanks, which was bare-bottom, not well...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi there, My tank is about 4 months running now, and for the past month I've been noticing brown algae (like diatoms) and little pieces of green algae in clumps on the sand.. There also algae growing on the tanks walls everyday. I have a 46 gallon tank with 60 pounds of live rock, and 60 pounds...
  8. Id?

    Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Anyone know what this is? It hitch hiked in on a rock and is spreading across my sand bed. Should I remove it before it spreads?
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone. I have a question about something green that has appeared on one my rocks. I've attached a photo where you can see what I'm talking about. Whatever it is, it does not come off by scrubbing it. It's not slimy or hairy. I want to identify it ASAP to limit any nuisance algae...
  10. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hey guy still new to TRT need to get a couple more posts so can upload a photo of my hitch hiker. There are a few green coloured discs that seem to shrink back into the live rock when I get close. Doesn't look like a feather duster. Any help or opinions will be great!!
  11. Nano Reefs
    My tank (29g biocube) has been established for almost 7 weeks now. It cycled in about 2.5 weeks and I haven't had any issues with algae since then until about 10 days ago. My glass has to be cleaned daily because it gets caked in green algae and my sand bed looks awful as its covered in brown...
  12. "Soft" corals
    Okay so on Saturday I bought this leather coral which I am yet to id. When at the Lfs It had a blue tint with no polyps extended. When I out if in it shed for the first day. Now it has shed fully but the cleaner shrimp constantly crawls All over it eating bits of it. As well as that my angel...
  13. SPS Coral Forum
    Hey guys! Can someone please help me identify this coral. I'm pretty positive it is a SPS coral. I got it this weekend and can't remember the name of it and I want to research the best place to place it in my tank. Thanks!
  14. "Soft" corals
    I have a fluorescent green mushroom in my tank that I have had for about a month now. The tank was well established for over a year, all levels are good, great growth from my other coral. My question is I have some white "stuff" coming out from under it. It kinda looks like a very tiny mushroom...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    So I have a couple questions about some algae that has showed up in my tank. One of them kind of just looks like its pink dust spread out over a portion of the substrate, very bright pink. Here is a picture below: The other is green and kind of looks like little furry balls of turf over the...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi! I bought a colony of Green Star Polyps, they looked perfectly fine at the LFS and they were all open! A week later they haven't opened. Some of them have come out a little bit but look like a shriveled flower. Now they seem to have a white/clear film growing on them! My other button polyps...
  17. SPS Coral Forum
    I know that it's because of low light but it have a maxima clam at about an inch lower that is thriving and growing everyday but for some reason this red planet started becoming green and the tips are becoming green now. Polyps are extended but not very. Flow is high and all is 11 calc is...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys, So I woke up the other day and noticed a massive algae bloom. I tried to identify it online but I don't think it looks quite like any of them. It is literally almost all just on my glass. My tank is about 2 weeks old. I currently have 2 Trochus snails and 2 Astrea snails and 1...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys, So I added 10 red legged hermit crabs to my invertebrate collection along with my 2 blue legged hermit grabs but I have a question. When I put them into my tank one of them is green! He looks exactly like the other red legged hermit crabs with the same shell and everything but he is...
  20. Anemones
    I have three hitch hiked ball anemones apparently. I searched clear tentacle anemone and someone had posted a thread on here also and they were told "ball anemone." If anyone has more information on this species please share. Mine has a pink mouth clear tentacles and white ball like tips...
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