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  1. Tridacnid Clams/ snails/worms/stars and such
    Owner of LFS tells me sandsifting stars are fine for DSB. I've read that they are harmful. He tells me not to believe everything I read. I tell him I read it online. He tells me not to believe everything I read online. Do I trust his word or stop patronizing his establishment?
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, I just ordered a HOB refugium for my 55 g reef tank. Any suggestions for 'must haves' on the stocking list? Any and all input is valued as I have never created a refugium before... Thanks!!
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, Thanks in advance for bearing with this question... I have recently finished setting up my second reef tank. This one is a 55 gallon long with a 15 gallon sump. The sump is a wet-dry trickle system with a Rio 2100 blowing the water into a Large Berlin skimmer (which is hooked up to...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    RE: ugly, ugly diatoms It seems that after I did my water change yesterday, the sandbed looks a little better. Also, I looked at my LR when my lights came on about 10 minutes ago, and it looks like the coraline is taking over the nasty, brown algae. I'm assuming this is good? The on-line...