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  1. Nano Reefs
    After my last crash I decided to play everything extra safe and make sure I was very stable with everything. Been checking water parameters like crazy, been cleaning out filters every other day, RO/DI water only etc. Started with this: and unfortunately the black ocellaris ate it in about...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    My hammer coral has been liking the new lighting i got for it a couple weeks ago, but the last few days it has been "over"extending (if there is such a thing) It used to make a nice solid shape, but now the 'hammers' are moving further from one another. Before: After:
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Here are a few pics of a 120 reef tank that I purchased about a month ago. It was an established tank that I bought, broke down, redesigned, and giving much needed TLC. Here are a few pics of it.
  4. Hammer Coral

    Hammer Coral

  5. LPS Coral Forum
    I know that most corals will sting each other if they come into contact, but I am wondering if two corals, (ex. hammer corals) from the same family will sting each other. I have a pink hammer coral in my tank and I am also looking at adding an orange hammer to an area around it and I am...
  6. LPS Coral Forum
    About 3 weeks ago I bought a hammer coral. It has been acting normal(opening during the day with sweeper tentacles and closing at night). About 1 week ago I added a pair of clownfish that seem to host to it immediately. Over the past week the hammer coral has not been opening much. I thought the...
  7. LPS Coral Forum
    Hello all, I'm new to the scene and have a biocube 29 with a newish hammer coral. When i first got it a few weeks ago it was open fall the time. Then it closed up one day. Now it seems to close during the day when the lights are on and re-opens after lights are off. Any ideas? I tried moving it...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I have 29gallon tall tank with 250watt MH. Along with some soft coral like GPS and Mushroom, I have one chalice, one war coral, one christmas favia, 4 heads of bubble tip hammer. Im planning to feed them oyster eggs and phytoplankton. Should I feed them after every single day? or twice a week is...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Why has none of my coral grown. I bought this Hammer coral about 5 months ago and when i bought it the coral was in the process of splitting and since then the coral stayed the same it hasnt split yet. also i have a duncan coral apparently they are fast growers. it hasnt had a single sign of...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I bought two frags at my lfs I know what one of them is...but not the other and I need help identifying it so I know what flow to give it what position to place it...and what to feed it. Please help
  11. LPS Coral Forum
    -Ok so my wall hammer recedes when the main lights click off from the timer. -It slowly comes back out but only to about 50%. -During the day when the main lights come on it goes back to 100%. These are led 96watt. ( ) 11am...
  12. LPS Coral Forum
    So this post is more to share what happened to my wall hammer coral more than anything else. I went from running 400W of CF over my 55 to LEDs. I'm running three homemade LED fixtures using Cree LEDs, half blue and white. (There's more info on them on my build thread) Even starting the LEDs...
  13. LPS Coral Forum
    As the title says the LFS I purchased this Coral from said it was a hammer coral but the heads do not look like the heads of most hammers I have been seeing lately. At the same time it looks nothing like my frogspawn either. Looks like an in between.
  14. LPS Coral Forum
    I was wanting to hear people's opinions on the Hammer coral, as to if it is an easy coral to care for, placements, water flow, lighting. etc? Thanks
  15. LPS Coral Forum
    I am new to SW hobby and have just purchased this 6G nano system from craigslist. The seller said that his hammer coral was huge before, but then started to shrink and now it looks like it barely comes out. I've checked all chemical levels and they all read fine. I am not feeding it, weekly CW...
  16. LPS Coral Forum
    How quickly can a coral die and would the salinity do it this quickly? I was doing a water change over the weekend, and i had been keeping my salinity a little high 1.026. When i did my change i got it down to Salinity: 1.023. Literally over night my Frogspawn, and Hammer retracted and seem to...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    hey guys, would i be able to keep a hammer coral or a frogspawn coral in my jbj 6 gallons lighting is as follows (1) 18 Watt 50/50 CF Lamp, (2) nano cubJBJ Nite Vu LED Moonlights. thanks :thumbup:
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys can someone id this bubble in the middle Of my hammer coral head. I recently did some moving of rocks and i think it might be spliting. Are the bubbles a sign of spliting and if this a cause of stress. Here is a picture
  19. LPS Coral Forum
    I really need hammer coral help! Yesterday, the right head was looking good with full PE, if that applies... I also noticed the left head being receded to its skeleton yesterday, too. Here is how it looks right now :/
  20. LPS Coral Forum
    Can anyone tell me whats growing on the branch of my hammer coral?