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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, my tank has been set up since March therefore its cycled and has been running for 5 months. The fish are doing well however i cannot keep any corals or invertebrates. I've tried a branching hammer, two different mushrooms, a featherduster, two cleaner shrimp, a fire shrimp, many...
  2. Reef Fish
    Help wanted,Rainbow Reef( HUGE list) Of Fish,Corals++ To puzzle for a 105G Reef So just behold, i am getting a 105G aquarium in a few months time.. And i have listed up a quite huge amount of animals and corals etc that im planning on putting in. Of course not all, but these are the most...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 26 gallon bowfront aquarium. I currently have no cuc! I used to have a peppermint shrimp and a few hermit crabs but these have slowly died. I want to get a fresh start at my cuc. So, what should I have? Could I do a serpent or brittle star? Thanks
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, so after my tank was wiped out by marine velvet I am much more careful and prepared this time around. While I cant get more fish for quite a while, I've come up with a new stocking list that I would like some opinions on. I have a 55 gallon tank. Also, I'm not sure how many corals I can...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 38 gallon tank with 30 gallons viewable and 8 gallon overflow in the back. I have 1 percula clown, 1 emerald crab, 4 hermit crabs, and 2 turbo snails. I have 27 pounds of live rock. What kind of fish should I add to the tank? I also want to get a shrimp. What fish would go well...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    :confused: Now that I have a small army of peppermint shrimp and no aptasia what are the down sides in a reef tank? They seem to be very agresive when its feeding time. Should I remove some or all (8)?
  7. General Reef Discussion
    So interesting find last night... I got home from work and saw one of my nassarius snails in my 4 Gallon Pico on the sandbed without a shell. I thought one of my Blue Legged hermits evicted it to steal its shell (which I later found it did because my hermit is the proud owner of new a...
  8. Crustaceans
    I keep getting snails from my LFS and most of them just keep dying, I have a very stable 30 gallon reef. The snails get this weird hard extra pearl like thing where the snail is inside the shell. All of my hermits and other inverts do fine. What's wrong?
  9. General classifieds
    I am looking for coral frags, inverts such as sexy shrimp, cleaners, I am mainly looking for coral frags for my 20g nano reef tank, I am asking for help because my LFS has a poor selection and poor holding tanks. the only thing Currently have is a brown polyp bunch. I'm asking if you will...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone I need some help building a clean up crew. I have a 30 gallon tall, a metal hailde that grows algae alot, its been cycling for almost 3 months. I have 2 damsels I will be getting rid of , a ocellaris clown fish(tank raised) , 16 pounds of live rock, a purple tip haitian anemone, a...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I'm curious who QTs their new invert additions? I've been QTing my fish, but have only been doing so recently since I've moved. I'm adding a new pair of Harlequin Shrimp, to replace the ones that passed a while back, and have been debating the need to QT them?
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 90 gallon wave aquarium that has been established for about 3 months. All the live rock and live sand were from previously established tanks. I have a protein skimmer, Turbo Twist UV filter 12x 36 watt, dual over flows that flowed until recently into my 29 gallon long three chamber...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    What are some good invertebrates to add to my 29G? I already have a lot of turbos and hermits, I have one emerald crab and 2 peppermint shrimp.... I also have one of those crabs that has the coral shell....
  14. Reef Fish
    ok so a while back i lost my shrimp my sea urchin and then my cucumber looked sick so i put him in a separate tank then he died and this all happened in like 3 weeks my water was fine and my temp was 72 and my ammonia was fine and my tap water didn't have any iron in it what happened to make...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    im getting a 55 gallon reef this friday and have some fish and corals in mind heres a list in this order fish: 2 ocellaris clownfish 1 royal gramma 1 firefish 3 bangaii cardinalfish 1 sixline wrasse and 1 flame angel inverts: blood red shrimp skunk cleaner shrmp turbo snails starfish...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    does anyone know of a source of sea lilys or mediterranian fire coral
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