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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have started putting hatched brine shrimp in my tank using turky buster. Small white tiny brine shrimp moving all over the tank. My fishes are eating all those very happily. I know its having good nutrition for fishes. Is it also helpful for my corals like war coral , chalice, hammer head etc?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So the LFS talked me into buying some frozen rotifers (5 bucks, worth a try right?) I was wondering if anyone else uses these for their filter feeders. Also how much for my 75 gal, livestock list below. I was planning on using the rotifers and phytoplankton on different days, swithcing back...
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I got something unusual in my tank that I haven't been able to figure out. It hangs upside down under some LR, light does not touch it. All you can see of it are white luminescent tips on the end of its tentacles. Otherwise the creature is clear. I really only notice it when I first turn the...
  4. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    i don't know when they first appeared but i didn't think anything of them untill i noticed them all along the back of the tank. so what i did what i thought was the logical thing to do and scraped them away. big mistake. now they are on all of the shaded areas of rock. Sounds like aiptasia...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I recently bought a hatchery for brine shrimp but I have three questions . 1- after the eggs hatch should i turn the air pump off or leave it on? 2- do I need light ? 3- do i need to give any kind of food to the newly hatched brine shrimps ?
  6. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    My cleaner shrimp has a belly full of babies whats the chance of any surviving. I have a 40gal reef with 1 B&W clown, 1 Palani Tang and a wheeler goby. 80-90lbs LR, HOB skimmer, no sump/refugium yet (workin on it). I doubt there is little if anychance, but just wanted to see. Thanks in advance
  7. Seahorses & Pipefish
    My g/f is going to start her own saltwater tank (her first) to raise sea horses in. She has a 12 gallon Nanocube all her own. 1.What kind of substrate is best or are we going barebottom ? 2.What is ideal tempature ph and chemistry for horsies ? 3.She is hoping to put 2 dwarf or smaller...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, My name is Asia and I have a 35 gallon salt tank. I went to my local pet store and bought a few inverts to put in my tank and saw a pregnant Peppermint shrimp. I am unaware of how long she has been with eggs, but am scared that she will lay them and I won't be able to raise the babies. I...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I am brand new to anything reef, or even saltwater for that matter. I am curious as to how I should be interpreting the behaviour of a few corals that I have bought. Also, I just realized that the guy in the lfs didn't tell me what these were. I had asked for something hard to kill so he took...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    in my 12g aquapod i have a small wheelers goby and a small spotted mandarin. i offered tiny carnivore pellets which both didnt eat or couldnt find (no surprise for the picky mandarin) today i fed thoroughly rinsed frozen brine shrimp with spirulina ( its basically just brine shrimp that has been...
  11. TCMAS
    This is the 3 brood but the first one carried to full term. Confirmed 16 babies so far. Earlier today, I saw a tail in the dad's mouth for a brief second and he sucked it back in so I figured I better keep an eye out after the lights went off for an hour and sure enough. Since this is my...
  12. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    I bought the finest net I could find anywhere but it wont catch newly hatched brine shrimp. I want to be able to add them to my tank shortly after they hatch but at that size they slip right through the tiny little holes in the net I got,:mad: What does everyone else use?????? i was thinking...
  13. TCMAS
    Has anyone in the club raised clowns? I went down last night to see my clowns had eggs. I know that in the community tank it would never happen(to many scavengers) but has anyone raised them in their QT or in a tank by themselves?
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, i am new to the forms and finding them very interesting and helpful.I find really cool new ways to do thing and different ways to look at things .I was wandering if any one has tryed to hatch brine shrimp.I been in reef tanks now for about 2 years and never tryed hatching brine...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    OMG help my seahorse's had millions of babies. IM SOOOO PROUD. what should i feed them?????
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Well this might be a huge question... Does anyone have a really deep water tank with corals that are regarded as low light As in corals that are non-photosynthetic? I kind of want to do something different and think that this could be really neat. Well I read that a lot of sea fans are in...
  17. Topic of the Week Archive
    OK, lets try this topic. This one comes up a lot. What is the best thing to feed to our tanks? G~ thanks for the idea Awestralian BTW- if anybody else has any ideas for a discussion, please PM me.
  18. General Reef Discussion
    can they? i have 2 and feeding them fresh hatched brine shrimps
  19. TCMAS
    I need to set up a brine shrimp culture cause my manderin is looking thin:( . I have a tank for them, I think it is like 2.5 gallons, the dementions are 14"L X 9 1/4"H X 8 1/4"W. Anyways what would be the best way to set it up? Heater, air stone and air pump, food, light or dark, salinity and...
  20. CVAA - Chattahoochee Valley Aquaria Association
    Hey everybody! Our next meeting is scheduled for this Tuesday, May 18th at 8:15pm. We will be meeting at Don Pelino's house. The topic for this meeting is food. Not people food, but fish food. Brandon and Tre are going to bring some newly hatched brine shrimp and some that are ready to...
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