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  1. Crustaceans
    I recently rehomed a Caribbean pistol shrimp from my 72gal to my BC 29 when i upgraded the 72 to a 120. But today i was doing a water change in my BC, minding my own business, syphoning the sand out and what not, when i put my hand underneath the main cavern part of my rockscape when i heard a...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have a pair of tiger pistol shrimp, Since I bought them and put them in my 29 gallon tank. They are always busy creating holes under sand bed....I have never seen them eating something or getting out of their holes. What and when do they eat? Do they get out at night when lights go off?
  3. Reef Fish
    One of my first additions to my 29g nano reef reef was a pair of goby/shrimp pair, They quickly reunited in my tank and set to work. Is there any way you can encourage them to burrow in a place where you would like them so that i can watch and enjoy with out having to crane my neck around to...
  4. Crustaceans
    I was wondering if anyone else has noticed pistol shrimps reinforcing their holes with shells etc? I've got a small yellow watchman and shrimp pair and lately the shrimp is placing unused hermit shells around the door to his cave. It's pretty cool to watch him secure the shells in the sand.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I had a YWG before that died suddenly. This was discovered literally minutes before I left town for a week so I never got a good understanding of what happened. A local club member was breaking down a tank and sold me the pair for 20 bucks. I didn't have a QT set up so I did one in a hurry...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Hi! Getting the new tank going! 28 gal nano cube....i put ~1.5 inches of sand in today...i'd like to know roughly how many sand guys should sufficiently do the sand sifting job.... I know I'd like a goby/pistol shrimp pair....and after that I'm open to suggestions :) anybody opinions? or...
  7. Nano Reefs
    Ok, with the upcoming nano build off, I have started to think about what kind of fish and clean up crews I want to keep. I figured I would ask you, the expert on your suggestions. First of all, my goal with the 10g is to have a sumpless design that has smooth flowing lines. Basically, I do not...
  8. Nano Reefs
    hey guys and guls, im planning on moving some of my fish in my 65g to a 29g nano. The current livestock in my 65g FOWLR tank is as follows :FISH: -an adult foxface -a clarkii clown -a YWG -and a 3 stripe damsel :INVERTS: -a Coral banded shrimp -2 Astrae snails -2 unknown kinds of snails listed...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    OK it has been almost 6 months to the date since i had fish in my big 72 gallon tank. I just got the new ASM G3 skimmer today and it will get hooked up in a few day. I don't have the money right now for fish but soon i hope. I wanted some fish finally which is one reason i got the new skimmer...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    well i have a 5.5 nano which i was going to use for shrimp hatchlings i started liking it to much and finding out that with the set up it came with i could keep some shrooms which my other 2 tanks are FOWLR well one has a red gor the non photo kind. anyways i wanted to know if there is an cool...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    i have a wheelers goby and tiger pistol shrimp pair that i really love, the problem is they wont let me aquascape. the pistol buries everything and im limited to only placing corals at the top of the rocks which looks off balance. the tank just looks bad, its my worst looking tank and its in the...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Okay...so the essance of this post is, what can I add to my 72 SPS tank? I've had the tank for over 2 years...as a result, I've had some losses. After I finally got the tank where I want it, the losses from that point on were beyond my control. I have: fish: 1 coral beauty 1 hippo tang 2...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 75g reef with various LPS, SPS and a couple of anemones. 2x250w MHs. 100+lbs of LR. Current fishstock: 1 Desjardin Tang (juvenile) and 1 Coral Beauty (adult) :help: HELP me choose some small compatible SUPERCOOL colorful fish...please....but no damsels or chromis .....but they can...
  14. Massachusetts North Shore Marine and Reef Club
    Ok what would be options for a 10g tank. How many fish and what kinds. Filtration is as of right now an HOB aquaclear filter that will i be in the near future making a small refugium out of and i was planning on getting a small skimmer such as a prism or something. Also an aquaclear 70 for...
  15. Atlanta Reef Club
    I've been kicking around the idea of getting a yashia shrimp goby/pistol shrimp pair. Does anybody have experience with these? I'm curious as to how much care they require and what to feed them (fish and shrimp). Additionally, I've never seen either in a store. Anybody know where to get them...
  16. General classifieds
    Well it was fun while it lasted... Just not enough hours in the day to get everything done. Dont have pictures... PM if you are interested in anything that you want a picture of... Will do our best to get one to you... So here are some killer deals for you guys! $ 15 Sailfin Tang $ 15...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    im thinking of getting a pistol shrimp and a yellow watchman goby. Will the goby get along with my mandarine. Its a 75 gallon with 130lbs of live rock. Also is there a certain pistol shrimp that pairs with certain gobies or can you mix and match. Another thing is what if they build their little...
  18. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    Yes, my pistol pair have spawned. Let me give you some background. I have a 75 gallon tank that I threw together. I have a sump on it and a simple pump pushing the water back. I use tap water for water refill. I live in an old house and the tap water I use come out of pipes that are older than...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Well heres some shots of my 50 gallon. I finally decided to take some pictures. Don't mind the algae! Its going away slowly. Inhabitants Snowflake Zoos Yellow Polyps Whole tank (Betta tank overflow with durso!)
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Ok im doing a huge amount of work this weekend on my 29G tank, got new 150 HQI 14K lights, a sump w/ overflow box, some 30 pounds of live rock, a goby pistol shrimp pair Question is.. after my power was out for 14 days w/ hurricane katrina im not sure how good my sand is doing, plus it has...
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