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  1. "Soft" corals
    Hello, I just got a zoa/paly frag from a friend that was down sizing his tank. Well, I noticed this different coral growing between my zoas. They are maroon, they are only out during daylight, they hide under the zoa even in moonlight. They also have 8 tentacles/hands. Linda looks like a...
  2. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    These critters have long See through tentacles. Whats weird is the center is brown disc that pulsates.
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    i seem to have what seems like aptasia anemone (I think). it lives in the rock and has sweeping red tentacles. 2 days ago i noticed 2 more of these tentacled creatures seem to have grown on the same rock. I have a few corals, fish and a LT anemone in the same tank. 1. is it safe to just leave...
  4. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    As said my first Aptasia has showm it's head, it is on a rock with mushrooms on the sand bed just one from what I can tell. It looks as if a can pull it off with tweezers, is this an option? Or should I perform some sort of dip. I wish to get rid of it before it spreads.:angry:
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    :help:Alright, after seeing the light... I found that I was attacking Aptasia and not Majano. Many folks kept saying Majano and I did not realize that there was a difference! So, I begin again... trying to find a solution that won't cause me to rip out my rock that now has other corals attached...
  6. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    Has anyone had any experience in there reef tank with the phantom bannerfish. The reason I'm asking, I;ve got a few glass anemone pest and such. All my research points to these fish being the most efective and also one of the most hardyest of the butterfly fish. They are those that are reef safe...
  7. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I found a couple of these bad boys last night. I was in the middle of a water change and aquascaping. I pulled the rock out and took a steak knife to a some of them:beer:. I think I got most of them, but I saw two today trying to make a comback. What can I do to eraticate them, permanently?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    ok never had to deal with this. i found 3 small ones on a peice of my LR. how bad is this? is it urgent do i need to act fast? how do i kill it? the tank is still kinda cycling so i cant add peppermint shrimp right? kalkwasser, boiling water.....what else?
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