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  1. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Help, just started up a small 80l/20g nano tank. I started having small white polyps appearing on my live rock pre cycle, i did some research and couldn't find an exact match but i was worried that it may have been aiptasia. The polyps seemingly started to disappear over the next two weeks as my...
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    Hi all, Check out this plant. It showed up about a month into the tank and has been steadily growing for about 7 or so months now. Anyone have an ID? It almost looks like kelp or something, there are large leaves and little spots all over the main stems. But it is growing more like a bush...
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    Hey TRT just wanted to know what are the weirdest things you have found in your live rock Just to start things off i have found an sps coral but it was bleached and did die it was only the size of a quarter
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    I realize this isn't the correct tab to post this under but, my fish are under attack! I seen one Cirolanid on one my fish's tail on Monday. I tried to catch him but I couldn't. Tonight I thought I would try to sneak up one what I thought was maybe one or two. I waited only at most 15 mins after...
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    Any help identifying what's living on and in my live rock! Thanks in advance.
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    When my scarlet hermit crab gets tired, it jumps on the "snail"evator.
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    I found these two HH'ers while looking at the Live Rock that was added last night. I am not suite sure what they are?? One looks like a snail with a band across it and the other is this growth coming out the side of the rock. I am new at this so please help me in identifying these guys. Thank...
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    I have all the hopes and dreams of having a beautiful reef tank one day,However I have all kind's of hitch hickers that I cant seem to get rid of.. earlier I posted a thread about a carnivore worm eating my fish and shrimp,I set out a baited trap for him tonight ;) -We'll see I hope I get him...
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    After months of thinking my candy coral was mad and extending tentacles I decided to watch it closer and noticed a red tube with some creature inside. It extends slime that sways in the water. Please let me know from the pictures if this is something I need to get rid of and how to do it...
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    Seen this guy on my cabbage leather what is it?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, everyone. I'm in the process of cycling my tank and I have a nagging concern. Take a look at the pics below and you'll see the rock I'm using was/is dead. I put a shrimp in there Saturday to kick off the cycle, but I'm not sure of a few things... Will I grow the beneficial...
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    Just found this on a rock I got at the store, the rock had been in an display tank. Looks like little white worms in sand tubes, maybe with two feet (does that make it a dinoflagellate?)
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    I picked up a nice size frag today filled with sunfire polyps. had a lot of hitch hickers found a brittle stars and a couple of sponges :thumbup:and what i hope are amphipods and not isopods:angry:.not 5 minutes after i put the frag in the peppermint shrimp were all over it and had a couple of...
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