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  1. Eau Claire Reef Club (ECRC)
    :worm:how do i get ride of the red worms and green hair alge
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So right now I am running a 90gal BB lighlty stocked mixed reef. My tank is set up as a room divider so both long side are used for viewing. Thought that would be a great idea.....but it is no causing me a bit of greef. I have approx 7200 GPH flow provided by 2 CLS's, 2 Hydor 4's and 3 Moded...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Mega-Powerful Nitrate and Phosphate Remover Replaces Skimmer, Refugium, and Everything Else Part 1 of 4 If anybody has not yet hooked up their refugium or skimmer, or was just looking get rid of these things, then you might want to try one of these mega-powerful filters that I built. You...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I'm probably using the wrong word to describe what I want to do but I'm new to saltwater and trying to learn. I'm kinda lost or maybe not to smart :D I have a tank thats only 12" high. I believe the other dimentions are 48 1/2 x 18, it's about 50 gallons. I was wondering if after I put...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Well, since the passing of Jeremiah the Pygmy Possum Wrasse, my other tank inhabitants are getting lonely. Bouncer the Pom Pom crab misses his buddy. And all the kids at the Homeless shelter i work at keep asking when i'm getting a new fish. BUT WHAT KIND OF FISH????? I did lots of...
  6. Tank Specs
    My tank is a 36 gallon bowfront : equip: 1/3 hp prime chiller w/gamma 8 watt uv sterilizer and hydor 200 watt theo heater upgrades 1 maxi jet 600 power head 1 penguin 660 power head seaclone 150 protein skimmer Rena 3 stage cannister filter and Coralife 30" power compact lighting system w/2...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I seem to remember reading more than a few times (and I can't seem to find any of them), about phosban causing problems if too much is used. Can anyone else fill me in or point me towards one of the threads?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    And how can I kill it effectively? I have been removing it manually as much as I can. My Params are decent : Temp 79.5 ph 8.0 salinity 1.028 akalinity 9 calc 420 trate 0 phos 0 trite 0 monia 0 I am also using a coralife skimmer in the sump....any advice siggestions is greatly...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi Everyone! For the life of me I can't figure out why I would have hair algea! I have a 150 reef tank with 30 gallon sump. I have brand new Hamilton lights (6months old) with 2 250 watt mh 4 96 watt fluorescent bulbs. I have a aquac skimmer less than 6 months old for flow I have a aquaclear 110...
  10. LPS Coral Forum
    Hello, This morning as i was leaving for work i did my morning tank check as usual. I noticed these white spots on my green open brain. It is not bleaching or recesion of the flesh but looks almost like calcium deposits or white "spongi" growths all around the mouth and center circle. The...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Can I take out LR with Green hair algea and cleaned it under tap water and put back into to tank ?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    just a qucik q.. I have some green hair algea on my LR but it has been there fo a while and its not spreading it just looks like its growing thicker , should I live it there or try to take it out .. I have some of my CUC that likes it and have seen my blue tang to eat it too ... please...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    greetings, im going to have to admit, though ive had a salt watrer tank for well over a year and some, closer to 2, im am new and have no idea what im doing lol. my tank hasnt been anything spectacular, just eeking out a meger egsistance. its a 35gal, tank. no sump, running a rena xp2 system...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Can hair algea kill polyps. I have two polyps that won't open lately. I have had them for about 2-3 weeks and they have opened nicely. but now there is hair algea growing around them and they wont open. is it some how " choking" them.
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I have my aquarium running for about 3 weeks now everything was at 0's I had my LR cooked for about 3 months , they were nice white and now the're turning green and have green hair algea on top of them, my Phosphate level now is at .25 is there a way I can lower this? maybe just do a water...
  16. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    ALRIGHT THATS IT!!!! I'm go'in crazy here with these [email protected]#! nudibanchs! AHHH man so all iI can do is suck'em off with a pipete cuz they'er so small but what can I do to rid them of the tank!! It looks like they seem to have moved to the green plating monti now.Guess they got they'er fill of the...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    okay... so ive had my tank for approx. 1 year. 40 gallons. about 70 lbs. of live rock. for about 9 months ive had very little algea on the glass, maybe a little here and there on the rock nothing out of the normal. for the past few months, ive had nothing but hair algea. it looks like my front...
  18. NFMAS Member Tanks
    Since I was a small child, I have always had pets. Whether it was a dog, stray cat, baby squirl, injured bird, lizard, turtle. snake, aquarium, or just about any animal that I could keep. I have also had an aquarium set up constantly since I was 4 years old. Definately not going to share how...
  19. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    Who has had sucsess against hair algae? Share your methods that worked and what hasn't worked.
  20. General Reef Discussion
    well ... the fam and i left for massachussetts friday morning for a hockey tournament...(insert brag here: we were the number 1 class c team again, with my son logging both our goals in the championship game) ... got home sunday night to find the tank water perfectly clear, the mushrooms nearly...
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