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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I've been doing a lot of reading lately about palys and zoas and their toxicity (palytoxin). I started in this hobby about 1.5 yrs ago with a specific goal to help my children learn about and become excited in the marine ecosystem and marine biology. I have two boys, 4yrs and 7yrs...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I could not find it anywhere, I am a worrying person, and I need to know what the half life on Palytoxin is, I was cleaning out a fishtank that relatively was already clean I THINK it was a fresh water tank IF it was then OBV i am not worried, BUT I do not know. I am a bit freaked out as I was...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Alright I am freaking out right now! I just decided to do a little fiddling around with my Greed Star Polyp and I moved it to a new location in the tank. In doing that, I obviously touched the coral on the top and bottom and I was too stupid to wear gloves ;-; I have been doing some reading...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I am curious as to how long palytoxin will be present in the water of my aquarium if any, and i would also like to know if it evaporates into the air from my aquarium. I have spilled some saltwater on my bed before because the aquarium is next to my bed, is this something to be concerned about?
  5. General Reef Discussion
    So I was cutting yellow zoos off of the live rock they came on..... just kinda using the razor blade to cut the stem off my rock. As I did I smelled something horrible.... Then the same thing happened when I went to cut 2 hairy mushrooms off of their rock.... I placed them into...
  6. "Soft" corals
    Have any of you had any serious or danger things happen from your zoanthids? Hospital? Im really beggining to rethink growing them...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    See the below link. A fellow reefer almost died and made his family ill scrubbing zoanthids off of live rock with hot water. This should be in a permamnent post to warn the Reef Tank community. http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2140450&highlight=palytoxin
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Ok here is a great example of the effects of palytoxin incase anyone was wondering. I fragged all of my corals today and put them in my new RO/DI water frag tank. I was fragging button polyps and I made the major mistake of not wearing safety gear since I was rushing to get down to watch the...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    so I am traditionally sort of a poison freak, but my love for zoanthids caused me to purchase one last week. today i got a papercut on my finger. i was doing some matinence on my tank when my hand slipped in the water. the sting form the salt on the cut reminded me of the zoanthid poison? do i...
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