i have an orange tree sponge and its doing well except that when i do water changes i have to be really careful to not let the water level go down and expose the top. Well i forgot last time and the top couple inches of its branches are deteriorating... if i cut off the parts that are messed...
I found this little thing today, it kind of reminds me of my tiny strombus snails i used to have in my old tank... but there is nothing from that tank in this one and its not an exact match.
Cool lookin critter, but i figure i'll double check...
As a new member I just thought I would introduce myself. My name is Roy and I live in Northern New Jersey. I've been into fishtanks for 30 yrs or so but only started my saltwater systems within the last year or so. I currently have two tanks (actually 3).
A FOWLR 55gal with...
Three questions about where to get some lifestock:
1) Does anyone know where to get Stomatella snails?
2) I searched online vendors, they only carry red ball and orange tree sponges. I've seen many tanks with pretty cool sponges other than ball and a tree. Where do you get ... lets say a...
I'm thinking about placing an order through SWF, but I don't plan on getting $79 worth of fish for the free shipping. If anyone is interested please let me know. I'm attaching a list of specials that I just got via email.
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I think I might want to add a few coral to my 125 gal MOWLER. It has 4x96 PC lighting. I am mainly interested in LPS. (some shrooms and polyps also). I was looking for some advise on which corals would be ok with 3 watts per gallon.
I am thinking: green bubble, open brain (Trachyphyllia)...
Just purchased an established reef from someone getting out. Here is a list of the livestock:
True Ocsilaris Clownfish
2 Royal Damsels
2 Electric Blue Marshall Islands. Hermit Crabs (HARD...
My clearn up crew can not keep the sponge clearn :( I going to have to either give it away or throw it out... I can not take a chance and let it die in my tank...
Call me to set up a pick up time, but it need to be before 2 PM weekday.
I am just north of 85 and 285
Why don't people have more sponges in their tanks? After diving in Jamaica, I realized that in some areas over half the colorful animals are tube-like sponges. Brilliant purples, blues, yellows, oranges, etc, but I never see them in captivity. Are they that hard to keep?
I got a 29 gal. from someone today and he didn't really take care of it at all. Can you ID these and do you guys think they will recover?!?!? Thanks.
The 3rd I think is a branching frogspawn and the last I know is a sponge... do you think these guys will make it or is it too late???
I would like to "put my tank out there" for abuse. I am new to reef tanks and would like to hear some constructive criticism about how I could improve my tank. I apologize for my mangling of the English language and mispellings and assumptions made through out in this posting, as I am trying to...
I have a small orange tree sponge that is slowly wasting away. I don't dose phyto so don't think it will make it in my tank. If someone doses lots of phyto in their tank, you're welcome to take it. It ain't much to look at but is a nice orange color.
well, my tank is in some seriously bad shape since i was gone in the hospital for so long.
my pulsing xenia has spread from the single "stalk" that it was, into 9 different stalks. thats good. :)
my hairy mushrooms are only oepning about 1/2 the size they were. thats bad :(
I am curious how many fish I can have in my tank with my current setup without problems. Here is what I have:
28lb live rock
40lb live sand
65W 10,000 + 65W Actinic
Amm, NO2, NO3 = 0
Ph = 8.4
Temp = 78
SG = 1.025
Weekly 5 gal water changes
RO top off...
well, my tank has been set up since, well heck, i dont even remember when it was setup now :rolleyes: but it's been 3 or 4 months i guess.
anyway, everything is doing great. too great. i think maybe i should start getting worried :(
granted, much of my live rock was established for about 6...
I tried to look up some info on the care of marine sponges, but on saltwater boards all i get is filtration sponge cartriges and on websearches i get all kinda of natural seasponges and loofahs for bathing or stories about annoying relatives with no jobs... :rolleyes: :lol:
Just wondering if...
well since everyone's been posting pics lately, i figured i might as well post an update. this one is mainly the tank overall and the corals. i'll do another in a few days with the fish, if i can get them to stand still!! although, some of them did ham up into the pics this time as well :)