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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Soooo... Im new here! nice to meet you all! i have had a 29 gallon FOWLER tank up and running for a few months and the other day my Mother shows up with a Baby Horseshoe Crab! i have heard they can starve to death so one he got in the tank i cut up some fresh shrimp for it to eat but for about 3...
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    Hello all, So a few days ago i came home with a bubble tip anemone for my clowns, 2 ocellaris. Anyway the anemone went and hid on the inside of the cave in my aquascape, attaching his foot to the ceiling of the cave. I assume he did this because I didnt acclimate him to lighting... stupid me...
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    Hello everyone. I am new to this community and this is my first thread, however I have been reading up on the posts on this site for about a month. Just started a new 30 g saltwater tank last Thursday (1 week anniversary woo hoo!) and I am looking for some suggestions on what fish will be...
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    Hello! I hope this is the right section to post this question in... I was wondering if anyone could help ID the worm seen in this video: vimeo [dot] com/52899821 taken in The Bahamas (Caribbean)? It looks very similar to the fireworms / bristleworms commonly found there, but its short...
  6. For Sale /Trade or Buy
    I have this gorgeous Australian Sea Apple that came in a trade/buy deal. This invertebrate is astonishing but too advanced for me so I am willing to sell it for $65 or trade it for a small Heniochus Butterfly and small Regal Angel. If interested let me know via PM only.
  7. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi, I have something that looks like it's alive in my tank. Not sure if it is. I have a video of of on youtube. http://youtu.be/U1VIAXP6WlE It comes out and also disappears at times. It looks like a small parachute attached to some kind of small invertebrate. The clear parachute part is...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I woke up a few mornings ago and my Kole Tang's caudal fin looked like it had been slightly cut in a few places. It came on very suddenly and I read that with fin/tail rot you would notice white cloudy spots on the fish beforehand and I didn't, but I think it might be fin rot. So my question to...
  9. Crustaceans
    Hello! i just bought a skunk cleaner shrimp. i have a 14 gallon biocube. i asked the lfs if i should supplement the shrimp with iodide, and they said not to worry. Do i need to supplement the shrimp with anything? Thank you
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    This strange limpet-looking creature has been munching on this one rock for several months now. I don't know what it is or where it came from. It looks alot like any other limpet I've seen except for it appears to not only graze the rock, but be filter feeding also! It has tentacles all...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I got some cool live rock and found some critters in it. A peppermint shrimp was a nice surprise when we started the curing process. Then my son tells me a "bug" fell out of the rock. Upon investigation, it is a baby shrimp of some kind. If stretched out, maybe only a 1/4 inch long, if that...
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    So im setting up a frag tank with only egg crate no substrate. What are the main things to have to keep detritus and algae in control? i was thinking assorted snails, serpent star, but no hermits bc it would be hard for them to maneuver thru it... any other inverts to help control excess food...
  13. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    So im setting up a frag tank with only egg crate no substrate. What are the main things to have to keep detritus and algae in control? i was thinking assorted snails, serpent star, but no hermits bc it would be hard for them to maneuver thru it... any other inverts to help control excess food...
  14. Reef Fish
    hey everyone i wanted to know if these inverts would get along together. here is the list 1 cleaner shrimp 2 fire shrimp 3 peppermint shrimp and 1 red starfish. here are the inverts i already have a tuxedo urchin and a pink sea cucumber. please tell me if this stocking list would be ok. oh and...
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    What does a feather duster look like out of its tube? I have a critter in my tank 1/2inch long skinny black with a wider part at one end, hubby thinks the feather duster left its tube
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