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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Can anyone tell me what this white dot is in the middle of my star? It wasn't there a week ago. I looks like a little white wart. Sorry the picture is a little fuzzy...but the best I could do with my camera.
  2. General Reef Discussion
    How do you keep the sand bed nice and clean and white?
  3. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I am posting this for someone i work with, they do not have an TRT account, but his contact information is located at the bottom. He wants $450. -46 Gal Bowfront Fish Tank (bought less than 6mts ago) -Matching Stand (bought w/ tank at Petsmart) -About 100 lbs of Live Rock (a good bit is fiji...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Great I came home today to see my kenya is totally pissed off and inflated in some parts and deflated in others.. I am so depressed, look at it in the first pic then the second.. A before and after.. Need your opinions. I am leaving for the weekend and of course this happens :( What can I...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Well it has been awhile so I wanted to show off a couple of pics and get some of your guys input/ advice... First off I cant catch this chromis in my tank! I have tried the trap and food in the net.. So I think my last option is to take all the rock out and get him out of there so I have room...
  6. Tank Specs
    29gallon tank wet/dry with rio 2100 pump one 45 gal heater light fixture current-usa 65watt/10000k daylight/460nm 15lb rock need more "fish" "invetibrates" 1 dragon wrasse 1maroon clown 2 coral catfish 1coral bandid shrimp 2 sea urchins 1 sand shifting star "corals" 3 xenias 1 hammer coral 1...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I just set up my first salt water tank about 2 1/2 weeks ago. The tank is starting that cycle with all the rusty color alge. My tank is starting to smell up my living room. Is that a phase, will it go away. I have about 9 fish in there now. all live rock and sand.
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so its official.....Im gonna set up my 40g to a reef and im gonna use garf as the seeding of the tank and also the rock. I need all you smart guys to come up with a monster flow device that I can use.Please help I know your out there......Thanks in advance.....
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I have a 30 gallon oceanic cube and have been running it for about 3 years. I currently have a mixture of black and white sand (I forget the name of it) and its starting to get a lot of crud on the bottom. I was told that changing out the sand wouldnt be a great idea, but adding more sand to...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Well my live rock is cycling and i am thinking of the next step, a cleanup crew for my tank. It is a 55 gal with 60 lbs of CaribSea Aragamax Oolitic Select Reef Sand , and 80 lbs of live rock. can anyone suggest a good clean up crew, I was thinking of 10 sacarlet reef crabs , 1 sand shifting...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I converted my 36 gallon fresh water corner tank of 5 years to a saltwater tank. I know that it's a lot of work and am up to the challenge. It has a fluval 204 with new filters and carbons. I also bought that live sand in a bag to help with the process. I also mixed my own salt water where the...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I know this has been asked many times but I am getting some conflicting answers over how much sand is too much. I was under the impression that up to 1-2 inches was okay and would not trap too much in the way of detritus. I have a buddy who has been doing reefs for probably longer than I have...
  13. Classifieds - TCMAS Members Only
    If there's any group orders going in the near future for snails/crabs could someone PM me? I don't have access to the member forums any more so I can't really see when things are going on. Thanks.
  14. TCMAS
    OK... over the past week or two, I have noticed a HUGE increase in the amount of small, oddly shaped starfish all over my rockwork and tank surfaces. They are weird because they have legs af varying lengths. I need to get a picture of them to post here... in the meantime, these starfish on...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    alright guys i just went to LFS and got anohter 25 pounds of LR Fiji Premium and 10 Pounds of tonga brack. I will be doing some aqua scaping tonight as soon as i get out of work at 0230 am to excited to sleep. ill take pics also. i think i am gona post up in progress picks tommorrow so you can...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    [ADDED PIC} Got my first fish! It's so cool! I've patiently waited 6 months for my tank to stabilize and it's been real consistent as far as water params are concerned. Also got rid of my algae problem. My coraline algae is thriving so I took that as another sign that my tank was happy so I...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    well, no one seems very opinionated about their favorite sand sifting goby, and that's fine, but now I'll ask a different question. my 58 gal tank 36"x18"x20" currently has in it: 7 mexican black turbo snails 2 larger more hungry what-the-LFS-called "Turbo snails" 3 red legged hermits 3...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I've got a yellow-tail blue damsel that is starting to look and act funny. He's a hearty bugger because he helped cycle my tank (I know, I know, but this is my first tank, I'm learning) I've been very good about doing my water changes and testing my water. I tested it tonite and everything...
  19. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    I turned my lights on this morrning and found a new little critter roaming around. Any Ideas on what it is.
  20. General Reef Discussion
    well I bought some turbo snails, blue leg hermits, and a nimble spray crab, but they all feed on the live rock, they pretty much stay off the sand....and its got crap all over it, detritus galore. what will eat the goodies off of my sand?
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