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  1. General Reef Discussion
    http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/349906/description/Why_corals_do_calisthenics Seems that the level of oxygen in the water affects how strongly these corals "pump." Could be good, cheap indicators of O2 levels? On the other hand, our strongly oxygenated tanks appear to have some...
  2. "Soft" corals
    I have a frag of Pulsing Xenia that I've had for just over a week now. Just 2 little stalks of it and it's been doing great for the past week. Yesterday I cleaned out my tank and while I was getting the siphon going, I ignored the end of the hose in the tank. When I looked up, I saw it sucking...
  3. "Soft" corals
    I have the hardest time keeping soft corals in my 90 gal DT. It is the wierdest thing. I have lost just about every soft coral that I have ever placed in my tank (with the exception of mushrooms). Currently I have a nice patch of pulsing Xenia that is starting to not look so good. It is placed...
  4. "Soft" corals
    Hello, I have had a wonderful colony of xenia for over 4 months and they have been THRIVING and spreading all over the place which i love! BUT about 3 weeks ago they all, in every area of the tank.....closed up and turned a little more purple and have stayed that way since. NOTHING that i do...
  5. "Soft" corals
    So long ago, I looked into pulsing Xenia corals as myself and my wife both liked them and we were running mostly softies and LPS in a new tank. Before getting any I did what good little reefers do sometimes and read up on them a bit prior to purchase. Beyond the random it may thrive or die for...
  6. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I was feeding my fish when I noticed this tiny guy. The video is from my iphone (so I'm sorry if it's bad) and I have no idea how to put it on here so I posted it to youtube and included the link. Could someone take a look and tell me what it is and if I should get rid of it? Thanks...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I've gotta 29 gal biocube, just tested all my levels, all Seem to be pretty okay... Everything else in th tank is really happy looking, I'm running 36w 10,000k daylight for about 12 hrs and 36w actinic bluelight for about 14 hrs. (hour before and hour after daylights to simulate sunrise/sunset)...
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