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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Ok last night all 3 of my brittle stars were just fine and ate small peice of shrimp. I did notice that one of the stars had lost part of it's leg. Today when I came home I found the same one with no legs and just his body with a couple of stubs. I thought he was dead, so when I tried to get him...
  2. Tank Specs
    I have a 125 gallon 6 ft tank that has been up for 2 months. I have a seaclone 200 protein skimmer, wet/dry with a rio 3100 pump and one powerhead going. I have 2 more powerheads on the way. I have a 72" strip PC fixture with 2 96w 10000/460 actinic. I have about 70 pounds of LR so far. Adding...
  3. Reef Build-Off 2007
    well, found this one day before the close... :blob::blob::blob: the tank is a 55g truvu acrylic, built in overflow. It is currently sitting on a stand for a 135g and the plumbing was done to just get it up and running. Now I plan on styling it out as best I can for a focus on anemones and...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    so i woke up this morning and saw this in my tank. any idea what it is? the only thign ive noticed different abotu my tank lately is that i have more (or more adventurous) worms that are striped black and white that i assumed were peanut worms from pictures i found online. let me know if...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Howdy Folks.. Just stoppin in to say hello! I just started a job at Coral Reef Pet Center in Salem, OR. Its a brand new store and I am the only employee so far other than the owner.... I have been a hobbyist for about eight years...I used to work at Petco :arg: "gag"...but I got out of that...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    I have another hitchhiker starfish that I'd like to have IDed if anyone knows. It's either a serpent star or brittle star (what IS the difference between the 2?). It has a red disk with red and white striped legs that have hair or spikes, it's really cool looking and I haven't seen any like it...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I posted about a week ago about my large lionfish and whitespots on him. Well he shed his skin and got rid of them, and they were gone all week. Well last night I noticied them on his tail and this mourning there all over him. I dont have a quarantine tank large enough for him and dont know what...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    want to hear of any success\failure stories of anyone who has put a supposed not reef safe fish in a reef tank. Want to hear the whole story too like why you put it in and why you think it worked/didn't
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Ok Im really confused about my sandbed. I just joined TRT and have been reading alot of post on this subject. My tank has beed established for over a year. Its a 55 FOWLR with a Medium Size lion and a Spinny Box Puffer Fish, 2 CC starfish, a green and a red brittle star, 2 sally light foots, 2...
  10. TCMAS
    this morning i awoke to find that my short spined black urchin had chewed through TWO powerhead cords-in one night. i knew they had a reputation for eating anything but you can now add rubber to that list. i won't trust him in my new tank-cuz i don't think silicone would stop him either...
  11. Nano Reefs
    How will a pistol shrip do in a 15gal tank with a peppermint shrimp. I would like to get the shrimp/gobie combo for my tank. Right now i have 2 oc. clowns 1 trimma dwarfgobie a few hermits a few turbo and nassarius snails 1 red brittle star and a few softs. Would love to get some diffrent...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I Sure Hope one of you esteemed reef enthusiasts can help... I woke this morning to find my last hermit crab dead and being eaten by a snail i puchased at a lfs. it was supposed to be an algae eater but he spend all his time hidden in the live rock. He is all black with small white blotches on...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I have a FOWLR right now, I wanted to get a starfish. I was looking at linkia stars, they are so colorfull! What is a hardy star that wood be good for a first timer. I have no sand bed, but plenty of rock. I have heard that some feed on 'pods. Can you guys give me some advice on what ones...
  14. Atlanta Reef Club
    I bought some snails from Dale (Eichberg's Exotic Reef) a few months ago but have now upgraded to a larger tank and need more. If anyone from Atl places an order with him let me know and I'll give you some money toward gas if you'll pick up my stuff for me or if I end up going over there I can...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    ya know i could swear i bought a coral beauty back in february for the 20g temp tank. i could also swear that the same coral beauty was transferred to the current 55g tank. i could swear i planned to move the coral beauty to the 75g next week along with everything else. i could also swear...
  16. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    after reading on some other boards, i think i have finally figured out what happened to my 3 peppermint shrimp and my newly aquired scarlet cleaner (that one hurt to lose). my brittle star, which spends all day waving his legs around has in all likelyhood had some very expensive lunch. Since i...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    i am curious as to which type of rock you guys find to be of better quality as far as looks, price, life etc. i was set on getting fiji from premium aquatics since i have relatives in indianapolis and can drive down there but after seeing FL rock for TBS im not so sure now. tell me what you...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I have a standard 135 gallon. I get a bunch of detrious in my low-flow areas and behind the rocks. My flame angel likes to 'fluff' the sand bed and make a cloud of junk and pick out the good stuff to munch on. I have about about 30 nass snails, 10 astrea, and a large serpant star. I know I need...
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