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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So just got back from the LFS. They have a small assorted coral section that is only $14.99. Bought this one in the pic (sorry for the bad quality), any clue as to what it is? I think it has a algae growing on it, because the tank had horrible flow and was really dirty. Hopefully it'll go away...
  2. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Just set up this tank yesterday with fresh live rock from my LFS and theres this mystery thing in one of my rock crevices. Tanish almost translucent round plate, doesn't seem to be thick but has circular things around the middle and tentacle like things sticking out but only from the center. Not...
  3. Reef Fish
    Hello! I am new to this forum and relatively new to slat water tanking. I started a nano tank 29 gallons. My inhabitants include(d): 2- Snails 2- Shark head/Blue Neon Gobies 2- Peppermint cleaner shrimp 3- Clownfish 1- Damsel 1- Emerald Crab 1- Firefish 8- Live Rock 2- Brush Algae I am pretty...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hey I just took a picture of these things growing in my tank. They started out as two small patches, around 1 centimeter in diameter, but now have grown almost 2 inches wide. It is definitely not algae. It is some kind of animal i guess. You can see the large openings like the mouth of an...
  5. LPS Coral Forum
    I just got this coral at the $4.99 frag sale It was a gem in a pile of calcium- although one head is dead I believe it is very healthy and possibly rare. It was among a bunch of individual zoa heads, dying monties, etc. What the heck is this? Some sort of torch? (That would be awesome) Here...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    My new anemone has had a hard time settling in. Long story short, I thought I finally had it in a good spot and said forget it, I'm just gonna see what happens. The next day, it was still there and looked as though it was attaching to the glass. Then last night, it attempted to close on some...
  7. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    im brand new to reefing, and salt water in general. I bought a used tank with rocks sump and all that stuff. it had a couple of these to start and now it looks like I got more just want to know what they are and if they are good or bad. thank you
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I have had this growing slowly in my DT for about a month now. I have looked around to try and ID this but I can't come up with a definate answer to what it is. It is the redish orange, leafy looking algae(?), with light colored spots on it. Anyone have an idea to what this is and if it is good...
  9. LPS Coral Forum
    This was growing on some live rock I bought. There was a third one, but I don't think it has survived. They were originally barely alive and all I could see was a skeleton. I decided to see if I could get any kind of feeding response, and was surprised by some tentacle action. I've been feeding...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Today I bought 2 frags (intending to buy 2 zoas), but I saw that some frags had hitchhiker corals on them too (one of these frags is pictured), so I ended up with 6 different species of new corals. Payed only $40 for 6 corals! I don't know what one of the corals is (the green/brown one next to...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Since setting up my tank this summer, I have been battling this algae. When I beat the hair algae, this 1 remained to be a problem. Does anyone know what algae this is, or any method to get rid of it? It has been on the decline lately, and has never been at plague proportions, but it is still...
  12. LPS Coral Forum
    ok, so i bought a two new coral for my tank. It was my birthday and i decided to give in and do something to my tank as i haven't done anything to it in months and months. The only problem is i am horrible at remembering names of the stuff i have bought. I am usually not that bad and only forget...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Today I was strolling through the LFS and noticed a sale. 3 hermit crabs for $3. Being as I notice a Halloween Hermit and an Electric Blue Hermit in the sale tank I quickly scoop them up along with "what ever else you can grab." Now I've got a mystery Hermit crab I'm having a hard time...
  14. Reef Fish
    Hi. I've been looking for a mystery wrasse for a while now. I thought I came across one yesterday. I asked the guy how much and he said it was $24 and he also said it was a fairy wrasse. I told him I thought it was a mystery wrasse and that $24 would be a hell of a deal, and he assured me it was...
  15. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Well few days ago I randomly decided to look at my tank at night with a flashlight for the first time for no apparent reason. Well to my surprise I see a big loooongg black worm like thing sticking out of my live rock, which started retracting slowly when I shined the light on it. This thing is...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Can anyone identify this? I saw it randomly from a broken off piece of shell that came from a piece of live rock.
  17. General Reef Discussion
    So - I have a mystery hermit crab in my reef tank... The story goes: I went to a local fish store - looking to get another Blue Knuckled hermit and when I got home - I noticed it was NOT in fact a Blue Knuckle but something else entirely... I have since called back the fish store, took a...
  18. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    Yeah I woke up this morning, unable to sleep last night(more like hooked toa game but who cares why) and I came in... turned my PC on and had a annoyance with that, and I took notice that a piece of Claumidia(I can't find a good way to spell it) had a long string of white eggs on it. And I do...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    OK, I have an Eastern NC Biotype with mostly bottom dwelling things such as oysters algaes and life encrusted shells. There are a couple of minnows and small fish but nothing spectacular. One of my shells has a creature that is hidden by what I assume is a ball of brown algae so I can not see...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all again, I have a mystery items in my Refugium. I think its eggs but I don't know what from. They are like a grain of rice and I can see three of them. It is very hard to get a photo of them. On top of that I think I have a new anemone in my Refugium. Must have been in the rock...
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