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  1. LPS Coral Forum
    I recently received an hollywood stunner that someone owned for 6 years. I put the stunner in my tank and the first 2 weeks it was Brite green. At the beginning of the third week I began getting partial white slime on it. Over the next week this white slime began to get stuck on my coral and now...
  2. LPS Coral Forum
    Hi everyone, I'm having a serious problem... Recently, i bought a set of Evergrow IT5012 AquaOcean Led's to go over my 130gal tank. AFTER installing them, I went out and bought a beautiful frogspawn, now i am fairly new to this hobby and didnt realize that i had my lights set WAY too strongly...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, I'm just wondering what you'd all consider to be the best food for my corals and inverts. I currently have a feather duster and Branching Hammer. I've heard lots of good about marine snow and cyclops eeze but then Iv've heard some people say to use just straight phyto. Brands and...
  4. LPS Coral Forum
    Today i bought a small torch coral and in the shop is was all wavy and beautiful, the second i brought it home it retracted all of its tentacles and they wont extend like they did in the shop. HELP is it bad? Water is perfect in Moderate waterflow (on a rock) I have 2 moderate strength led...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Yesterday i went down to the dive shop (who also catch & sell fish/coral) in hunt for snails (finally successful in that) and saw possibly the biggest hammer coral i've ever seen. It was in their display tank, the skeleton would probably be bigger than an adult head. They caught this one only...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    So i upgraded from a 60 gallon to a 90 gallon and now i really need to add some more livestock. issue i have been running into is compatibility. I was not expecting to ever upgrade. I was looking for something that not everybody has. my current livestock is 2 oscillaris clowns, jester goby...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    This will be my build thread for my Red Sea Max 130. I recently got an incredible deal on the tank from a friend and I decided to transfer the contents from my 29 gallon tank into the Red Sea Max. Since I was able to get the tank for cheap, I had some funds available for a lot of upgrades and...
  8. LPS Coral Forum
    ok so I have acquired a turbinaria peltata columnar type from a friends tank to try and save it. It came to me two days ago , from the picture you can see it has suffered severe tissue recession/loss ? . There s a number of polyps opening nicely still but towards the bottom of the picture...
  9. LPS Coral Forum
    My new torch seems to be settling in nice :worm:
  10. LPS Coral Forum
    So, I have a 29G biocube. Looki The tank has been around for about 9 Months and seems to be very stable. I maintain a constant temp of 80-81F and a salinity of about 1.025 Nitrates, Ammonia and Nitrite levels are all 0. I have about 25-30lbs of porous man-made live-rock. I have a protein...
  11. LPS Coral Forum
    I just got a acid Green hammer coral. How many hours per day should I run my lights. I bought it on Friday and was wondering how long I should run the lights? He is about midway up the tank with no shading. He seems happy with the intensity, but was running the lights 6 hours day and I was...
  12. LPS Coral Forum
    Is the water quality ok out of my tap (link below) if i want to use LPS coral in my tank. i have 2 very successful freshwater tanks and 1 brackish tank using my tap water. I also cycled my SW tank with the tap water too. Do i need to start changing it out with purified water...
  13. LPS Coral Forum
    Does anyone know where I can obtain a Elephant's Eye coral?
  14. LPS Coral Forum
    I have a 30 gallon reef tank with some acans, duncans, bubble pearl, a ricordea, star polyps, colt coral and some polyps. I am have a nice sized somwehat flat ledge to fill in wiht some coral. I want something very colorful. What should it be? I was thinking torch coral maybe or some really...
  15. Substrate Free Tank Husbandry (Bare bottomed)
    I just read another thread where in some people were saying that their soft coral died when they went BB. Other's said that BB lets you "control" nutrients. I took out about a gallon of sand today and now I'm a little freaked out. I had decided to have a LPS and Soft coral tank so that it...
  16. Anemones
    Is my lighting sufficent for keeping LPS corals such as Ricordea Mushroom, bubble tip anemone & Torch Coral? i have a 15g tank with 2' live sand and 13kg live rocks the light fixture i have is LED LED ratio: 33:12 white:blue (45 fully integrated 1w Edison HO diodes) Spectrum: white 10...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, im new to the site and i've done research using other peoples posts on the website. I just got a new tank set up its a 10 gallon i have maybe 20-25lbs of live rock, 4 turbo snails, 3 zebra hermits, 1 emerald crab, and 1 false clown. My question is i got a new light fixture it is a 20 inch...
  18. LPS Coral Forum
    What kind of Lps coral should I get, I am looking for a cheap one. I have a 60 gallon, t5 light 2bulbs, and protein skimmer. So I want your opinion.
  19. Tank Specs
    Currently I have power compacts on my 75g tank and I seen very little growth. I bought them second hand when i started my tank 6 months ago so I believe they have seen better days so I'm Looking for feed back on what kind of lighting i should buy. Corals: Green Star polyps Leather coral...
  20. Lighting
    Ok everyone this about lighting a 37g column enough to keep lps coral( mostly the genus euphyllia) and yes I intend to keep all 3 main kinds and in different variants and I would also like to keep some montipora capricornis mid-depth of the tank The tank is 24 inches high as some of you can...
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