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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi. I'm new to TRT but have been in the hobby now for about 8 years. My tank is a 180 gallon reef. Over the past week or so I've noticed these patches appear on my purple tang. The fish does not seem bothered and is eating and swimming normally. All other fish in the system 'appear' clean...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So for Valentines Day my wife is getting me a new fish. I have been wanting a purple tang for a long time now so I called around the various local stores and found one in stock!! I'm stoked!! Can't wait to go get it tomorrow afternoon when the store opens! I know they need nori/veggies to...
  3. Reef Fish
    I'm the process of redoing my system and sending fish I have now through hypo and thinking about getting a nice tang to go through it with them. My DT is 125 gallons. The tangs tankmates will be 2 clowns Engineer goby Flame angel Pearlscale butterfly Royal gramma Now I have a yellow and a kole...
  4. Tank Specs
    AGA 92 gallon corner tank AGA 20 gallon (sump/fuge) LifeReef single overflow Mag 9.5 return (2) 250 watt 14k MH (2) 55 watt CF Actinics (Dawn/Dusk) Purple Tang (2) Ocellaris Clownfish Pink Spotted Watchman Goby 140~ pounds live rock Shallow sand bed (< 2") I think that's everything. If...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Bought about 5" NASO Tang last week. Yellow and purple tangs eat everything. Romaine lettuce, NORI, Ocean One tiny pellets, flake. NASO has been swimming and watching for a week. I've not seen him eat? He is my biggest fish. Is this a bad sign? My diamond Goby who dominates the sand bed...
  6. Palmetto Marine Aquarium Club
    I don't think it is going to make it... I acclimated it for over 2 hours, but things aren't looking so good for it....
  7. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    A blue tang i just bought from Bio-reef either brought or caught the common cold to my 55 tank... yup it looks like ich... couldnt QT him cause my QT tank has a dwarf lion fish that im teaching to eat frozen krill in it so i puthim right in after purchase =/ anywho i was google'n and found...
  8. PMAC Members Only
    LOL and so it begins.... Super deals this week for club members;:fireworks: We have LPS corals and softies 20%-50% off!!! :bigeek:ORA Clownfish for $10 (members only ofcourse) Semi-Picasso Clowns for $50 (Full Picassos available soon) SPS frag packs (ORA, FHI...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi guys and dolls my name is Imran from southafrica capetown i am been keeping reef tanks for 3 years now my tank consist of 1500mt wide from front to back 60cm and from top to bottom 70cm built in 15mm glass and sump in 10mm glass as well 1500x450x450 my equipment 250 bubble master skimmer by...
  10. Reef Fish
    My housemate wonders if there is any schooling salt water fish? other than my chromis that is :)
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Time to refill the CA reactor and I've been using just a bag of aragonite type media. I've run out and need to buy some more. I know there's other stuff out there in like cat food size bits and wotnot. Anyone have any preferences or data on what they prefer? Thanks
  12. General Reef Discussion
    What is the best tang for controlling algae?
  13. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    All- I talked to Petco and they can get sm/med Red Sea Purple Tangs this week (ordered Thursday and arrive Tue). They are about $80.00 ea. (I have seen them listed for $60- 160.00 ea). I know several of you have asked in the past so here you go. Let me know so I can let Petco know how many to...
  14. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    My wife and I recently went to Discovery Cove in Orlando. Has anyone else in the club been? What were your thoughts of the place? The park is limited to 1,000 guest and is all-inclusive for food and drinks. The food was excellent and drinks also included free draft / bottled beer. I thought...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    just saying HI!! and my new tang!! :blob: :blob: :blob: :blob:
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone! :wavey: So yesterday I went to 5 different LFS looking for new fish and coral. I was absolutly stunned at the prices at ALL of them. For example.... A small Achillies Tang, Maybe 2" $95 2" Hippo tang $75 1" False Perc $20 Lemon Peel tang about 2" $65 Medium Yellow tang about...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Well, for the first time in a long time I got a new fish! It's one I really like, the Powder Brown :D I really hope he does well,.. I got him for $20 off because he is super skinny, but I'm hoping it's just from not enough food and I can fatten him up. I have already gotten him to eat Mysis...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Why is it that every pic that I look at has yellow tangs in it ?? Why not something else? What is so special about yellow tangs? Chris
  19. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    Got the OK from Exotic World of Fish to host the next meeting. Now we need to set an agenda and any other plans we would like. We need to Vote on a group to direct things for the rest of the year. Ill be talking with EWOF to see if they will order some items to have on hand for us to buy if we...
  20. TCMAS
    I decided to host another meeting a Jun Bo because the tank has come a long way since it was first setup. I need a head count, so when it gets nearer to the event I will ask for one. We will be providing food and drink for everyone in attendence. Jun Bo Restaurant On the NE corner of...
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