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  1. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    This popped up in my Tank about six months ago. I brought some rubble home from florida key about a year ago. (just sand and water, and some tiny rock scraps on shore. I run a complete EcoSystem with minimal water changes and minimal food. A nearly closed system. This literally grew from...
  2. Freshwater Discussion
    I have tried several different plants now, and none of them live. None of them. I need some help. Here are my parameters: No3/NO2-0 pH- around 8.3 Kh-180 Gh-180 I run- 10gallon tank 2" of miracle gro capped with 1" of eco complete 78degreesF Mechanical/biological filter 15W T8 bulb The only...
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hey everyone, I was wondering if I could get some help identifying a plant in my aquarium? I searched all over Google and a couple forums, but couldn't get an ID. The plant seems like it has little platforms, and has some sort of stem structure. There's a picture below. It's been growing...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Thoughts on what this is? I know the picture makes it look like a chicken bone, but it's not. It's got to be some sort of sponge or maybe some sort of algae or seaweed. Fyi, the green stand running through it is from my cheato.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys. So over the last week or two I noticed a plant hitchhiker appear on one of my LRs (picture attached). I've had this piece of LR in my tank over a year now and never saw this plant before. I'm wondering if you guys could help ID it for me and let me know if it poses any danger leaving...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I was looking at my tank closely and noticed 2 things, a small area or red hairy substance just on a little portion of a rock, and this red clover looking plants. Can anyone ID it or any have them in their tank? Also, majority of my rock I bought from my LFS, his live rocks have this hairy...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    basically anything that has to do with red mangroves how to care for them? growth speed? placement in refugium? flow? just anything or just talk about your experiences with them thanks in advance :thumbup:
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I recently bought a liverock from lfs and it has some sort of green plant growing on it. Do i keep it on there or should i take it off and if i should then how should i go about doing it. Thanks
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I just recently started my 1st SW tank and I have a TON of plants/algae/stuff growing on the live rock. Some of them were easy enough to identify online, but I need a little help with some others. What are these fuzzy things? What is this flower looking thing? More fuzzy things and the...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    <img src="http://www.thereeftank.com/gallery/files/5/2/9/2/6/img_20120921_203809.jpg" alt="Whats This?" /> Please tell me this isn't some kind of bad stuff growing here...:bigeek:
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I have a really cool plant that grew out of my live rock that I have had for 6 months or so. I noticed the plant trying to grow several times before but it would give up. Now, it is very healthy and getting large. Does anyone know just by looking at my picture what the plant could be? and if so...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I'm looking for a plant that has a grass-like appearance; or at the very least grows somewhat thickly together and waves nicely when you put a current through it. There are a few other things, though, which are proving to be an issue to find. It has to be able to grow in a sandbed fairly easily...
  13. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I bought a piece of live rock with some sort of plant on it about 7 months ago. It hasn't grown much until a few weeks ago, and all of a sudden it started growing like crazy. I can't figure out what it is. Any ideas?
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I want to get a plant/macro algae to help with nitrates, but I have a decorated tuxedo urchin that eats everything, including my chaeto that I used to have. Is there anything that it WON'T eat?? Thanks!!
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Hello , Im currently on my 2nd week of cycle, and I just discovered this thing on my live rock , I dont know what it is but Im sure it came with the rock. any idea of what it is ??:confused:
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I bought a piece of live rock from a hobbiest that was moving. His tank was loaded with detritus and lang green algae. His pulsing xenia ang blue mushrooms were thriving. A small rock (1 lb) with xenia and a larger rock (4 lb) with coraline and mushrooms. I have kept them in a 10gal QT...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, this is an extreme noob question....my tank is about a month into cycling and it just got its first diatom bloom about 3 days ago, a lot of the brown hairy type of algae has already gone away. I have 3 green chromis right now and those are the only inhabitants besides refugium algae (chateo...
  18. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I get awesome Fiji Live Rock from the LFS with tons of Cactus Algae, Sponges, Tunicates, Pods, Coraline, and other stuff on it. I can usually ID anything using the web but I cant find out what these weird things are on my LR. No pictures yet, but Im sure these unique charecteristics will be...
  19. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi All, Today I got a new piece of liverock to change the tank and I found a new plant kind of thing on it. What is this? Thanks!
  20. Unknown Plant

    Anyone know what kind of plant this is? My tank is almost a year old and this little guy has been growing for about 6 months. Please comment... thanks
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