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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone im new to the clean up crew thing however I just noticed like a set of legs on the sand my crab appears to be okay he goes in the shell when I pick him up. I am just wondering if this is normal or should I be concerned baby my baby false percs are picking on him?
  2. Tank Specs
    Hi all im new here and thought id share my tank. Its only been setup for a little under 2 months. Its a 29g with 20L sump/fuge Turboflotor skimmer w/OR 2700 pump Rio 2500 return pump (2) Korallia #1's MaxJet 900 (behind reef) AquaClear 70 (to run carbon ect.......) Total flow is 1600gph 4X24...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I really enjoy all the information I read on this site. Thanks to all!! I'm always afraid to ask dumb questions. I need some help on what kind of test kit to purchase and some suggestions on where to find it. My tank has been set up for 3 months now and things are going great. I already...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    not quite sure if this is some kind of coral or if it's just a growth on the rock...ideas or ID please?
  5. General Reef Discussion
    i looked in the back of my tank today and there is what appears to be the molted skin of one of my red leg crabs............now it cant be a dead crab right?.............bacause there is no shell............right?
  6. Atlanta Reef Club
    Hey eveyone! I just joined the ARC here, tho I'm not new to saltwater or reefs. Here is my current nano office tank: 10 gallon, AC500 fuge with surface skimmer, Xenia, colt coral, zoo's, muchrooms, BTA, nephthea and a toadstool leather. Live stock is: 2 Ocellaris Clownfish, 1 bristle star, 6...
  7. Atlanta Reef Club
    Hey all, I have some hair algea in a 12 gallon nano cube dx. I know it is due to my cycle and all, but what can go into a 12 gallon nano that will eat it, cleanup crew like??? I am about to do a massive water change (4 gallons or so), and that should take care of nutrients as I dont feed...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    i have a 29 g tank ive been thinking about replaceing it because it dose'ent have a overflow so i dont have a sump. how important it 2 have that 4 a reef. right now im using a fuval 404 4 water movement + 3 maxi jet PH's, i have 30lbs of LR with 6 different soft corals , 3 fish , some snails ...
  9. Nano Reefs
    Like the topic says "Show us a full tank Nano pic !!!" Me and a few other people would like to take a peek at everyones Nano. Please post 1 full tank pic. Just the best full tank pic you have. It really doesn't matter how far along your Nano is. We all would just like to see all the different...
  10. Tank Specs
    hi I had read information from here. my tank : age 3 months 29galx30 long 304 fuval red sea prizm protein skimmer AZOO Powerhead 1200 Marine glow 20w(for now) 2x36w coallife aqualight pc hood 1x actinic and 1x10,000k (coming) have: 26lbs live rock(about) 5 blue leg 2 red leg crabs 2...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I currently have 1-55 Watt PC lighting on my 20 Gl High nano and I believe it is a 10,000K bulb, although it could be a 6400K one, it is in a GE PC strip. I want to get another 55Watt PC light strip to give me a total of 110Watts which hopefully will be all the light I need to host anything...
  12. Tank Specs
    29 gal reef about 40lbs of lr 3" substrate skilter 250 and counter current skimmer (up grading to Remora or BakPak 2 soon!) rio 600 not sure what type of lighting got it from a friend... but works very very well other stuff: 1 trumpet coral (small) green flower pot black fan feather duster...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    A week ago I bought some Yellow Polyps. Today I discovered that over half are gone. What could have eaten them? I have blue and red leg crabs, Foxface, Flame Angel, Cleaner Shrimp, and Mandrine Goby.
  14. Tank Specs
    Well lets see, Its a 6ft long 18 inch deep and 24 inch wide Underwater getaway. I have too many fish to list ( OK see the list at the bottem, HEHEHEE)and about 100lbs of assorted Live rock. Its got a 30 gallon under tank Bio system and protein skimmer and two heaters for the cold days.440watts...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    How many turbo snails and how may blue leg and red leg crabs do I need for a 55 gal tank for a good cleaning setup? Also how do I get purple algae to grow?
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