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  1. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Should I be concerned guys? I got the best picture I could lol
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I just posted specs in spec forum but here's the basics: 75g ramora with mag 5 300 HOB filter sandbed 1/4 of tank vol is LR 3 PH 750's (best guess only 100 off) light on for 2-3 hours (they are old) temp 78 have not checked SG but between 1.020-1.025 is best guess CHEM FREE TANK! Had an...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys I have inherited a service client who's reef was mistreated by his last aquarium keeper. The guy didn't take care of the tank well at all. Now it is my turn to step up and make some moves. I NEEED HELP! There is the worst case of red bubble algae I have ever seen. It covered every...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Have red bubble algae issue. no other problems except red bubble algae getting worse. no detectable nitrates or phoshates in system. no other algae problems just the red bubble. Anything eat this or any other solutions?
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I've noticed this thing growing over the past few weeks. I haven't worried about it until today when i noticed it had air bubbles forming around it. Is this red bubble algae? http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g224/Gotmuhring/algae004.jpg
  6. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    This is my first post on this forum, but I have been using this site for research ever since I started my reef tank about 8 months ago. I have a 28g jbj nano cube with CF lighting. I have just recently added a tunze protein skimmer on a couple of days ago to get better water quality. about a...
  7. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I've been battling red bubble algae lately, so I'm not sure if this odd growth on what I'm guessing was a wild caught pipe organ is more bubble algae or if it's something different. The appearance is odd, with big flat "leaves" that sort of branch out. It actually looks quite nice in the tank...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Its my 30L, and i need something to help with my red bubble algae... the catch is that i still have my Toadfish and he's getting bigger and creates a lot of waste. anything small is out, as Todd (the toadfish) can, and will, easily hoover up anything roughly the size of a half dollar. i'm...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I have had this red bubble algae in my tank for a while, i scrape it comes back, guess cause i dont get all of it, but the past week i have seen it disapearing quite rapidly and couldnt figure out what had changed and of course didnt think about it much really, but got to watching the past few...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Can someone tell me what this is? At first I thought baby mushroom but maybe not. What is it and what do I do about it???
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Would someone be sokind as to ID these red globes at the top of the pictures. I think they may be red bubble algae and secondly will my emerald crabs take care of it if it is. Thanks
  12. General Reef Discussion
    so i noticed a very small patch of these red bubbles in my tank. I am not sure what they are, but I think they are red bubble algae. they look alot like this picture: http://www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2002-02/hcj/feature/index.php what do I do to get rid of it and keep it from getting worse?
  13. General Reef Discussion
    My week old 20 gal. this morning before work. I apologize for the poor quality of the pictures and the fact that none of the coral were out yet. Candy cane coral and the mystery hitchhiker Zoas, Finger coral, bubble coral and metallic blue mushroom Finger Coral with one of our damsels Bubble...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Ok anyone have any suggestions for Red Bubble algae control? I have been snipping and cliping it off for weeks trying not to bust any bubbles. I had an Emerald crab who didn't touch it... BTW here is he best pic I have. Its like green bubbles, but seems to root into the rocks.
  15. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    Does anyone know what they might be? The come back 2 times a year it seems. I got them on one piece of coral from someone and I don't know if there good or bad. Last time they just seemed to grow and then maybe burst? This time I pulled them off and the were slimy inside. I ended up...
  16. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    So ok kids I need help..... I got an 30g Bio cube by Oceanic and lots of red bubble algie... Botryocladia skottsbergii or Red Valonia as some may call it. So I purchased an emerald crab but he eats everything but thea's little red bubbles that are taking over my tank..... any one got some tips...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    What skimmer/type do you use and why? Beckett, Needle wheel, venturi, airstone, other?
  18. Reef Build-Off 2007
    Well, I didnt initially even know about this thread until today. I thought there was only a nano build off (Which got me tempted to start up my 10g again). I was already on planning on starting a 60g cube, so why not enter the contest and build the reef tank? Here are my specs so far: Tank...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    I've noticed what seems to be a purpley/magenta/maroon colored bubble algae growing in my tank. For the past couple of days, it has had an increasingly opaque look to it and it looks like the bubble is getting a coat of coraline? Anyone ever seen this before? the rock on which this is occuring...
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