Hello all. I have just added to my cuc today and I am wondering if it is sufficient. (I have a biocube 14). So heres what I have:
6 hermit crabs
1 emerald crab
3 mexican turbo snails (big)
1 astrea snail
1 unidentified hitchhiker snail
1 peppermint shrimp
how am i doing?
I have a mexican turbo snail in my 29g Biocube Hqi and it is so annoying. It is amazing for its cuc purposes, but the thing is a total bulldozer! It knocks over my smaller corals non-stop! Should I replace it with another type of snail that wont do this? Give me some advice before I pull my...
Hey guys I have a 65 gallon tank, today I bought 3 Mexican turbo snails I really like the way this guys are cleaning everything up.I want to add more but just Mexican turbo how many more cAn I have in my tank.
okay so i just got a Mexican turbo snail, and hes in my rimless tank, now im worried he will get out. my stars get out all the time. I dont think he has the intention on getting out, earlier he got to the air and turned around and went back down.
my next question, i have a fish only with NO...
OK I bought like 5 turbo snails and that was about a moth and a half ago. now I only have one snail in the tank. I have a 55g tank wit h2 clowns, 2 sea urchins, may be 8-10 hermit crabs. and the tank is covered in HA. and i bought the snails to help eat it. now I only have one snail in the...
I have a large mexican turbo that had really slowed down and I was thinking it prehaps was dying. But now I'm sure it's no longer with us and as I was looking at it I see little critters on it! They appear about the size of a grain of rice and are slithering around the snail.
What the heck is...
Unfortunately I have to sell my pride and joy reef tank, that I have spent a lot of money to establish and put it together. The reason I am looking for a buyer is because I have to move back to chicago soon and will not have room for it. Here is a list of what is included:
My tank is a 36 gallon bowfront :
equip: 1/3 hp prime chiller
w/gamma 8 watt uv sterilizer
and hydor 200 watt theo heater upgrades
1 maxi jet 600 power head
1 penguin 660 power head
seaclone 150 protein skimmer
Rena 3 stage cannister filter
and Coralife 30" power compact lighting system w/2...
Tanks associated with the system
·190 gallon display, 72wX24hX25d, single center overflow with 2 1” drains.
·125 gallon sump (running volume of 70 gallons)
·37 gallon display refugium in wetroom
·70 gallon DIY RO/DI top off reservoir
·2 44 gallon Brute can on wheels for additional...
Let me start by saying I have enjoyed this website and group for a while now. You folks have a great thing going here. I can not wait for my first meeting.
Secondly, let me warn you; I am very new to this hobby. I have always loved watching other peoples tanks, but it wasn't until a year ago...
Well, today started out as a real bummer with our seahorse tank. I did maintenance on the tank yesterday, blowing detritus off the rock work and water change. During the water change I vaccumed the sand bed and stirred up a bunch of junk as well. I didn't think anything of it and thought all...
Ok so I have a spoiled little Mystery Wrasse that has ate away at my clean up crew. Right now I have 3 Large designer snails and a sand sifting star. I also have a tailspot blennie but he really hasn't eatin much. Well I have to get some cleaners this weekend cause I have some Hair line algae...
Okay, my tank has been up and running for about a month now.
I'm getting long (about 1-1.5inch) Green hair like things.
What are they?
How can i stop them?
Are they 1.Good 2.Bad 3.Neutral
Thanks ahead of time.
1.) So first wow I forgot how bad a large amount of skimmate smelled. Its been a few years since I had a large tank and a large skimmer. When I emptied the collection cup on my recirc skimmer it was vomit worthy. Not really a question but a random thought.
2.) I got three mexican turbo snails...
just put 3 mexican turbos in my 100 gallon tank and two days later the water is cloudy i did notice these snails were staying close to each other and even on top of one another is it what i think ???...water checks out fine....all my critters are accounted for.....any ideas ?? thanks
I was just wondering if anyone has ever had a long-nose hawk fish in a reef tank? I keep reading different things on the internet saying they are reef-compatible and some website say they are not. Anyone who has ever had one let me know. Thanks!
Does anyone know if any of the lfs in jax have or will have any banded/blackfooted trochus, zebra hermits, electric blue hermits, or super tonga nassarius snails? I may be looking to pick up a few of each on my trip to jax for the meeting.
i'm checking to see if i have enough clean up crew in my 14 gal bio. i used the calc at reefcleaners.org http://reefcleaners.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=20&Itemid=33 and came up with a list. (its at home so can't give specs now)
the thing is the calculating system there...
My flatworm disaster a short time ago has left my tank with enough hair algae that I am really considering getting all new LR. So this guy and a Black Blenny that is hard to get a pic of are my last hope. All of my hermits have destroyed all but one snail and are doing a p-ss poor job of eating...