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  1. General Reef Discussion
    llo everyone i recently got a new ocellaris clownfish. Lately, all he does is lie down on the sand and does not move much at all. However, if a shrimp approaches, it will swim away, similarly with my hand/net. He also frequently has a white string hanging from his under side, which I am...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Has anyone purchased from SaltWaterFish.com??? Do they have quality stuff?
  3. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    :confused: :( Lost my Coral Beauty , Yellowtail Damsel and My Clarki Clown all in about a day and a half. Thought they had ich a week ago and started treating them and everything was looking good. All my parameters were good and went to OF today to double check everything was good. Any...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Well, I am new to this site and thought I would introduce myself and start my tank chronicle too. Some of you know me already, but for those that don't, my name is Greg...and I'm a reefaholic. I've been keeping saltwater fish since my wife, Gail, and I got married 25 years ago. We decided to...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    My Naso Tang is not doing well and I am trying to figure out why? he as lost weight and it all sucked in. this has happened in the last 24 hours. the other 3 tangs are doing great along with some clowns and a 6 line. Water parms are great, so I think with the test kits I have (salifert)...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Well, its been one of those weeks in reefing for me...as I mentioned to some of you, I think there is, what i can only guess is some kind of internal parasite that has been picking off my fish one by one, now my saddleback clown female seems to have it. I'll paste the full description below so...
  7. Reef Fish
    Ok I was talking about I wanted a Convict Tang for a long time. I finally got one. I finally made my first online prchase of live fish. I used a very well known company. I recieved my fish and inverts wednesday very quickly. Well cleaner shrimp was DOA. But That has already been resolved and I...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Well I did a water change, and now hes acting funky. He used to be very shy and now I can put my finger next to him and he wont dart away. He just got stuck to my powerhead twice but I pushed him off within a second of it happening. Hes swimming like hes drunk. No ICK, no previous signs of...
  9. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I have read a lot about using a freshwater dip for fish before introducing them to the main tank. Also, I have heard it is good to clear up parasitic infections. Does/Has anyone done/do this? I have not done it yet, but wondering what time limit to leave fish in the FW.
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Sorry if I posted this in the wrong section, wasnt sure where to post beginner questions. Anyway ive been into freshwater fish for at least 10years. I have kept high quality koi in very large ponts for the last 6 years. Ive always wanted a salt tank but never new much about them. A family member...
  11. NFMAS Members only
    Okay, so our female seahorse passed away and it's been two weeks now since we lost her :( (It wasn't due to water quality or anything of that nature; her head got stuck in the slits for the overflow and she wasn't able to get out. That problem has been corrected.) I was wondering if any of...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    So we are going to add a small group (1 m, 2f) from the genus Genicanthus to our 135-gallon tropical reef tank, and we are looking for people's experiences and favorite species to help us make our choice. These are the so-called swallowtail or lyretail angels, and they will have some of the...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    If any of you remember my 10g algae o'rama tank and how i didnt know what to do with all that algae other than work with it, i decided to go seahorse after all. I removed a few rocks leaving more open space for the ponies, and added a red macro algae rock and a few plastic plants for hitches. I...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Well enouph is enouph I thought the Kole tang was a nice non aggressive fish that would make an accelent addition to my tank. according to all i read they were fish that are easily bullyed. well they lied I have had my Kole tang for 2 months now. When I dropped him in the tank i should have...
  15. Margaritaville
    Good Morning Everyone!:wavey: A few hours at work and I get to head home for a few days!:banana:
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I know this topic is discussed often... I have been searching and reading past threads about it.. just wanted to get some input about it from some of our current members...so please humor me with any info you can about this subject... Does everyone out there do this with new fish? I currently...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all! As most of you know I'm not much of a "Fish guy". In my 125 I had a fair amount of Aptasia and I had fish that ate shrimp so I couldn't get peperment shrimp so I sort of just ignored them. Well I moved into my 180 Last weekend, and I got to thinking. I have a TUN of aptasia, and...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I'm putting my last fish in my reef.... either a Clown Tang or a Powder Brown.... which one is easier to keep (i.e. which is less likely to get ICH)????
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Could a HOB filter filled with LR drive nitrates through the roof in a 2 week period? I am trying to figure out what happened with my nano. I set it up using water from my maintank (0ppm nitrates) and in the 2 weeks it was running, I had a pistol die. I checked nitrates first, and they are...
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