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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I have disappeared for a while mostly due to embarrassment. My tank went to hell. I have been traveling about 50% of each month and have 3 small kids and little time to keep things up. My mistakes: 1. Rushing it - I went from 35G to 75G to 155G in 1 year. Introduced livestock before the system...
  2. LPS Coral Forum
    Hello. Yesterday I bought an open brain coral at my local fish store. I came home and I noticed that it had a small area which was not covered in flesh (dead spot?) as seen in the picture (top middle of the coral). When I saw him at the fish store, the brain coral was inflated and puffed which...
  3. "Soft" corals
    Quick background: Been into FW tanks for decades. Heavily into planted tanks for several years. Decided to try out the saltwater last year. Set up a 29T in my science classroom and stocked it with hardy Florida Hermits (picked up from a polluted marina), gulf shrimp, some turbo snails, and a...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    im pretty convinced that my corals are undergoing light shock... because of my space restrictions, i can't raise the MH150watt on the BC29 much higher than 5 inches off the surface. i have heard placing screens in between the halide and the tank and removing them every 3-5 days helps? anyways...
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