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  1. General Reef Discussion
    hey everyone so my tank has been getting green slime algae on my rocks and I have noticed that my chalices have been receding a little bit im wondering if it is from when my tank got over 90 degrees a couple weeks ago. I have solved the issue of the tank over heating but I don't know why I am...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hi TFT White slime today, I have been cycling my new saltwater tank for 3 days now. On the waterside suction cup of my powerhead (hydor 425) a odd slime has appeared. It looks like a soft white cloud, i can see it flapping about in the current. The suction cup was the same color as the...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I have a refugium with macro algae.its getting covered with red slime.can anyone help with this problem.I have ordered some remover but would rather find a better way.
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I have what I am guessing is algae behind my pump return.:eek: It is film like and has stringy parts. Any ideas why and what I should do about it? It does not seem to be growing elsewhere. Image attached. Thanks
  5. The THINK Tank
    So, i'm relatively new to this hobby but i've been researching a whole hell of a lot in the past six months... possibly addicted like many of you. But i have a question about the never ending battle against detritus. So, if you have live rock (and i may cure mine out soon, cause i didn't to...
  6. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have been waging a war(and losing) against cyanobacteria until I finally broke down and bought some Chemiclean. It did a really nice job of removing all of the cyano and I now have a nice pretty tank. I have been running GFO in my canister for about a week now. I just started my skimmer back...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, my name is Samantha and this is my first time on this blog. I have a 75 gallon marine tank that has been up and running for about 2 years now. I have a Cannister filter on it using Chemi Pue Elite and a phosphate remover (I forget the name off hand, sorry). I also have a CPR backpak...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    ok, here is my thread! hey all!!! i need advise and help and since i wasnt really getting it from anyone.. CAUSE YOU ALL left me.. :weep: ok, im done... Octoman was helping... but thats it! LOL... ok... sooo.. here is the story of my 90 turned over almost threee times till it became an actual...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    here is my frogspawn at the store: about 3 days later: and now: front view: downview: also as you can see snails finally moved to the front.
  10. Tank Specs
    Hello there. I have a 55 Gallon glass tank overflowing to a wet dry sump. In my sump I have a coralife super skimmer that outlets into my home made refugium. I have ran an overflow back from the refugium to the sump in case the return pump cannot keep up with the skimmer pump but really they...
  11. Instruction manuals
    Instant Ocean Saltwater ReefMaster Test Kit pH Test Range: 7.8 to 8.6 Use: Monitor pH and identify the need for water changes or the addition of buffer to maintain proper pH. In addition to nitrate, aquarium nitrification (conditioning) also produces acid. The acid depletes buffers and results...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I'm getting some red elgea on my sand bed and on glass is that some part in tank cycling or do I have something wrong... the tank is 55G, 4x 54 W lights( 2 actinic, 2 10000K) , Actopus skimmer, 20G sump. the param are PH 8.2 - 8.4, Phosphates 0, nitrite 0, Nitrate 0, dKH 10, ... will hsow some...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hey I have a 75gall mixed reef that's been running for almost 2 1/2 years. Lately my clean up crew has slowly dwindled and I have some green hair algae and the occasional bubble algae and cyano. I have had very bad luck with the beautiful yet expensive powder blue tangs. But I have seen them eat...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Alright, So I had a BB tank. I was tired of it, missed the sand, so I got the sand (stupid decision). After getting the sand, there was red slime algae all over EVERYTHING. So I said screw it, no mo sand. Well, when I was removing my FSB, it REAKED. It smelt like hard boiled eggs that were in...
  15. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I'm looking for a Koralia Pump for a good deal Let me know if you have an extra one (Or anykind of circulation pump) Matt
  16. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    I don't know what happened.... I woke up this morning and the Jawfish was not in his house (his hole under the rock) I looked everywhere and found him finally. He's completely pale with only a Little yellow on his head. It looks like he's disintegrating!! I don't have the stats on my water...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    I have 2 44 gallon bins that I keep ready to go with saltwater. I have noticed that Over 3 months now that they are quite filthy inside and this may not be good for my mix. What is causing this? What is the best practice for storing SW and getting it ready for WC's? I currently mix about a...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    any one ever use this ?? ive looked on the web trying to find some thing that will get rid of green and red slime its not very bad but i dont like it its been like a month or longer ive done what i was told i changed my sand bed little by litte new sand very pretty i ve done a 25 present water...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    This stuff is growing on a couple of rocks. its a deep velvet red NOT hairy very smooth can anyone tell me if its good or bad?
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