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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I attended the Columbia Marine Aquarium Club meeting in Charleston, SC, last night and came home with a bunch of new tankmates. Now on to the photos. I bought 3 baby Yellow Kelloggi Seahorses for my wife as she only had 1 adult and it was all alone in the 50 gallon tank. They are captive...
  2. 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....
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    hey im new to this site but have had my tank for a year now, im having trouble with my hermits, i had 10 hermits red legged and blue legged and all was going ok , at christmas time i introduced brown legged hermits and now theyre running the tank, the other hermits have all disappeared and i...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Which of these packages would you pick for a 90 gallon reef, showing zero nitrates for 2 weeks, DSB, 122 pounds live rock? http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/aquarium-fish-supplies.cfm?c=420+2732
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Well my tank has been set up about a month now and I need to get rid of 2 algae problems. issue #1 The tank was purchased used and was set up when I bought it. At the time of purchase it was full of green hair algae. When I got it home I brushed each rock and cleaned each rock before I put it in...
  6. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi guys, I am posting this on behalf of my parents since I am visiting them right now. They have a very well-established (5+ years old) 6 foot long marine tank, sand bottom, with fish and coral. Recently they've gotten a pretty bad aiptasia infestation, which I guess started when one...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I have never cleaned out my overflow box Itis amazing the stuff thatgets trapped in there and grows. Nothing to special. About 6 turbo snails about the size of half my pinky fingernail. Well i thought I had 9 of them but 3 turned out to be scarlet reef hermits (guess yesterday wasnt the first...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    i was looking in my tank about 10 minutes ago with a flashlight and saw one of my red scarlet reef hermits almost pick herself out of her shell and release thousands of paticles. At first i thought i witnessed a Hermit going to the bathroom. Then I realized that hermit poo doesnt move. She had...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    So my cycle should be done in about 1 week and I'll need a clean up crew for my 65g. Any recomendations? What critters should i stay away from? So what's a good combination? -Deuter:read:
  10. General Reef Discussion
    ok i dont get this one my three yr old 15g nano reef's nitrates are pretty high, 80+ ppm mushrooms, zoas, candycane, starpolyps, bubble coral, kenya tree, green leg hermits, astrea snails, black oc clown, sulfur damsel, black blenny, royal gramma sand bed is fairly deep 4"-5", the sand bed is...
  11. Nano Reefs
    Good morning, I haven't been on in a while but I am having serious issues with red "slimy" algae in my 10g nano. I have had my water specs checked (including phosphate) and have stopped feeding mysis shrimp to my clown. I am also adding a small dose of liquid calcium per day. This has been...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys! Well, I'm learning more and more everyday. Now I have a couple questions about certain inverts and how many to put in a 10g. Here are the inverts I am liking right now: Turbo Snails Astrea Snails Cortez Red Legged Hermits Peppermint shrimp My LFS has them listed as Cortez Red legged...
  13. "Soft" corals
    Long time no see... hope everyone is doing well. I have a 12g NC that's been going strong for about 8 months now. I currently have: -lots of green and red mushrooms -lots of xenia -1 maroon clown -1 twin spot blenny -1 scooter blenny -6 reef hermits -1 sand sifter starfish -1 fuzzy hat urchin...
  14. "Soft" corals
    Good afternoon, I am looking to get something new for my tank and wanted to put up my current tank inhabitants so that I can get suggestions before I go out and buy anything. Here are my tank specs: -about 6 months old 12gallon NanoCube DX -standard lighting -live sand -all tank specs/water...
  15. Seahorses & Pipefish
    Hi all, I thought I'd chronicle my new tank. I had seahorses about 4 years ago and that tank had been sitting idle so I decided to start it up again. After some research I realized that the old tank was too small. Old Tank I was very reluctant to change from this tank not because of cost...
  16. "Soft" corals
    Good evening, I'm posting this on here since I didn't really get any answers in the "nano tank" forum. For the past week or so, my 12g nano's occupants have looked unhappy. Here are the corals that I have: lots of xenia green and red mushrooms yellow polyps common zoanthids and button polyps I...
  17. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    So my LFS is pretty large, 9,000 gallon of marine and 5,000 gallon of fresh. http://www.absolutelyfish.com/ So my tank has just finished cycling and I wanted to add some crabs then in a month add fish. Well, crabs there are $9.99 each when on http://www.liveaquaria.com/ they are either $1.29...
  18. Nano Reefs
    Happy Good Friday everyone, I currently have a 12g JBJ NanoCube with no fish. The "residents" are listed below. I want to know what and how often should I feed the tank? All the water specs are fine, so I don't want to create too much waste in the tank by overfeeding. And yet... I don't want...
  19. Reef Fish
    Good evening, I have a 5 month old 12g JBJ NanoCube, everything is going smoothly. I currently have no fish due to an unfortunate mishap where my tank got too hot and boiled all my fish. :( However I've resolved the problem. My parents are moving out of town and want to give me their target...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Hi: I am new to the reef world and would like some help. I have 37 gallon freshwater tank with plants and fish. Now I would now like to start a reef tank. I have been trying to find startup info on the net but have found very little. Can you guys tell me "HOWTO" or at least point me to a good...
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