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  1. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have had my tank for about 5 months. Had a crash caused by the meanies at the store. Switched stores, now my tank is thriving. Bought live rock and a couple corals a few days ago, now these showed up! I can see appx 12 of them. Little white dudes with 8 "arms" and a bubble on top. :bigeek:
  2. Nano Reefs
    Have had this tank for nearly 1 year now. 2 Months ago this algae came. I have tried chemiclean (lfs suggested red algae), didnt work. I have tried increasing water current (lfs suggested that), didnt work. Any Ideas?
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Morning Y'all!! Like many FW enthusiast I have been looking into the SW field. i have been looking into it for almost a year now, lol yes a year and been very hesitant because I want to find the right tank, right equipment and the right prices of course. Been to my local stores and they have...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have a black sea bass that i caught in long island sound little over a year ago, i have him living in my girlfriends Saltwater tank 75gal, she afraid that it will eat her favorite goby (which i know will eventually happen) but I'm just curious how much a Black Sea Bass 5-7in would possibly go...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I had a question about water changes. I just started a new tank after being gone for 7 years. I have been doing a 3g water change weekly on a 45g JBJ Nano. I have two 5 g buckets and have those made with my new salt water mixture. I didn't know if this would be okay. I did not do things...
  6. SPS Coral Forum
    Hey Guys, I have never had much success with acroproa, but i decided to give it another go. I got a super cool frag for a amazing deal. I have been very careful with the frag, leaving it on the sand bed since i got it to aclimate it to the light. I seem to have good PE during the day. I did...
  7. Tank Specs
    My 4 gallon tank has cycled for about 2 months. The rose bubble anemone split about 1 month, and the green/purple one just divided into 3 this morning! I have only 1 clownfish, 4 snails, and 1 hermit crab. I am new to salt water tanks so I don't really know the names of the other things I put in...
  8. Eau Claire Reef Club (ECRC)
    I'm looking for a salt water setup 40-60 gallon. Pics would be great. Thanks. (Eau Claire Area)
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everybody! I am new to this (and fish tanks in general) and thought I'd ask some advice from some aquaculture enthusiasts. I work for a company called BioGill who do large-scale aquaculture jobs using a biological filter. I made a miniature version to fit to my personal fish tank and it...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    hey me and my wife decided to get a s/w reef tank so im doing all the reserch and the work im starting from nothing and would like to get this right i have a few quistions 1) what is the best tank size to start off with?(lfs said &%) 2) what are the main equipments and components i need to...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I've never thought about this before.. I just put salt water into sink or toilet after water change.. but.. what if the pipe in my house is steel?? As far as I know, steel can be stained very fast when it meets salt.. right? I think if that happens, um.. water comes out of the pipe through...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, So after a while of debating and reading and listening to people I finally took the plunge. I bought a Coralife skimmer as well as a Hydor circulation pump, salt and live rock. The people at Aquatica, a local fish store told me that I shouldn't have a problem keeping the live rock...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hi there My partner and I have 2 fish tanks, the newest being a salt water tank we inherited as it were. There are a few corals in the tank and a few mushroom things which have reproduced. We have noticed this white thing floating around the tank which has now settled on the rock and has...
  14. Reefing Equipment
    Hello, first post here, I need some advice on equipment, I'm not new in salt water, I've kept my old 70 gal tank, but it's been a long time for all the equipment, 4 years to be exact. - Neptune Systems APEX Aqua Controller - Tunze Turbelle Nano Stream 6045 X 2 - Pinpoint Conductivity Monitor...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I'm looking to buy a "TRUE" Natural salinity refractometer. Is this a good one? "Specifications: Range: 0-40 Parts per Thousand of Salinity in NSW - 1.015 to 1.030 Specific Gravity Minimum Division: 1.00 PPT - 0.001 SG "
  16. Lighting
    hello, i just bought a 30 gal tank 30 inches long 17 inches high 12 inches deep its salt water and i plan to make it a reef tank. i have a florescent light that it came with but it does absolutely nothing for the tank, my old 8 gal with a small $30 led light fixture looks better. i know i want a...
  17. NIMAS(Northern Indiana Marine Aquarium Society)
    Selling my equipment getting out of the hobby i have for sale a decent amount of stuff. will sell as package or seperate. here is the list or best offer for individual pieces $75 JBJ Reaction 4-Stage Canister Filter + UV EFU-45 $45 reef octopuse hang on protien skimmer up to 75 gallon $25...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Membrane sack on substrate identified. 60x Microscopic Magnification Video I have these scattered all over my 55 gallon half hex. I have 3 sleeper gobies, a 3 striped damsel, a maroon damsel, and a Mono Argentus which i plan to move to a 100 gallon soon. I feed frozen brine, with minimal...
  19. Tank Specs
    First ever SW tank, I have not bought anything yet so I will very happily take suggestions. Thinking of starting with a 100 gallon acrylic tank (60in L 18in W 20in H). Will be a FOWLR tank, but will possibly add corals, etc. later on if at all possible. I am thinking of building my own stand...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    Good morning all! First time posting on this forum- glad to be here. The wife and I recently purchased a 6 gallon Fluvul Edge to set up our first micro reef. 6 lbs of live rock Instant Ocean salt mix Live- sand Vibrant (but fake) plants and Sebastian- the crab. For the first few weeks we...
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