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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, this being my 1st reef (20G) , The stem part of the corals are fading into like a dead coral day by day, Is it a disease or lack of system parameters, also, please let me know what are the chances of the coral recovering. I noticed the calcium being very low (@100ppm), a week after I got...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I am sort-of new to the reefing hobby. I started a small basic 10 gal saltwater setup about 3 months ago. I am strating to have a few issues and need some guidance.. Like i said- it is a 10 gal setup SAL 1.025 TEMP 78-79 Ammonia- 0 Nitrite - 0 Natrates 20 Phos- 1.0 ALK-11 PH- 8.3 CAL-450 10 lbs...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    im in afghanistan my buddy is taking care of my tank doing everything right and then boom this, nothing has died but were trying to trouble shoot the issue here. water changes are 10% bi weekly stepping up to weekly to try and help here. anyone recognize the issue?
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have just started my tank about a month ago and so far everything has been going smoothly. I have a 55 gallon tank with 3 green chromis, 3 turbo snails, one snail that came on the live rock (not sure of the name), and some live rock. A few days ago i noticed some brown algae growing on the...
  5. Tank Specs
    I have just started my tank about a month ago and so far everything has been going smoothly. I have a 55 gallon tank with 3 green chromis, 3 turbo snails, one snail that came on the live rock (not sure of the name), and some live rock. A few days ago i noticed some brown algae growing on the...
  6. Announcements, Suggestions, and Feedback
    Your submission could not be processed because a security token was missing or mismatched. If this occurred unexpectedly, please inform the administrator and describe the action you performed before you received this error. This is what it says to me.... so i cant upload any photo's to get...
  7. Reef Fish
    My maroon clownfish has recently begun hosting a good number of my corals. He darts around rubbing against my two hammer corals, my frogspawn, galaxia and pulsing xenia. Is there anyway to get him to stop?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    First off I would like to say thank you in advance to all the great minds on this site that have helped so many people with different problems....Hopefully mine can be solved as well. I am in the process of setting up a 10 gallon reef tank. I have a topfin 60 that i converted into a refugium...
  9. Skimmers & other filtration
    I am brand new to this forum and have a tank setup with a 8 inch black seahorse, 4 damsels (2 yellow tail blues, and 2 three stripes), a blue koran, a yellow tang, a tomato clownfish, and a normal clownfish. I have recently purchased a over the back protein skimmer...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so I decided to do this thread to share a story and help other with my exp. This may be a longer read but it should be a good one. Today My mix 75 at almost 4 years old had a issue. My carpet Anemone let loose his foot hold and got stuck in the MP-10. The MP-10 has a foam shroud to keep...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, i have a 90 gallon set-up that has been set up for about 2 months. i have had a chiller attached to the main return pump ever since the tank was 2 weeks old due to are a.c being broken and us living in south florida the chiller was mandatory. since we have fixed the a.c my step mom does not...
  12. SPS Coral Forum
    Hey guys, So I'm pretty new to SPS and my montipora was doing great for about 4 days when I woke up this morning only to find part of it starting to turn white. I immediately thought of coral bleaching, but I wasn't sure. So now I'm coming to you guys...is there any way I can save it, or is this...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    well i was kind off scared because my ammonia level started to increase from 1.0 to 2.0 so I went to my LFS and they recommend me a new chemical that was new to stores it suppose to immediately starts your aquarium cycle and it reduces ammonia and nitrite also and it really work now my ammonia...
  14. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hey fellow reef keepers! I was wondering how many of you had success with peppermint shrimp eating aptasia and keeping the numbers down. If not, what have you found to be the most successful way to get rid of aptasia. But I'm hoping to find peppermint shrimp is a good way, I like them.
  15. General Reef Discussion
    D: Can someone please help me! My fishtanks sand is really bizzare :( I have had my tank for 5 years, and had the same problem ever since startup, It angers me greatly. The sand seems to go green:bigeek: and well sometimes brown :l it's really irratating if someone can please help me i would...
  16. LPS Coral Forum
    I woke up this morning to find my Anomone is sick, it seems to be dying, it seems at night when the tenticles go in there is an abnormal green something around the base of most of them but not all. They are slowly detaching from the rock and floting around, as you can tell from the pics I have...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    What is this stuff around my red mushroom? They don't look like they're doing very well...
  18. Announcements, Suggestions, and Feedback
    I couldn't find a forum to place this in so here goes. A few days ago, TRT became difficult for me to view as everything was now too small for my eyes. I hadn't changed anything and no other sites have the problem, only TRT. I found a page where I could specify font and size and put in Large...
  19. Reefing Equipment
    The light fixture I have uses double ended Halide bulbs. One of the bulbs will not fit into place properly. The left side of the bulb will not slide down into its slot all the way, whereas, the right side fits snug. This has caused the metal on the ends of the bulb to burn. I have broken several...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys, been a while since my last post. i have this beautiful agressive psuedochromis who up until recently has been great! i noticed 2 days ago that he has 2 white abrasions above his lips and is scratching more on rocks. a week ago one of my yellow tail clowns passed away in a flash- he was...
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