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  1. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I am not sure what this is I moved some of my live rock around yesterday and saw this yellow stuff on the rock. It seems like it grew on the show that was facing down. I don't know what it is please someone help. I hope this link works for pictures http://imgur.com/rPXGW3B...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, in my 12 g nano, the first compartment is a sponge. I've heard people say they are bad and good. Opinions? Also my lfs said to squeaze them out under fresh water every 2-3 months. Others say every week with your water change. What should I be doing? Should I keep it?
  3. General Reef Discussion
    I was at the store today when I saw a pair of what's labeld as Black Ocellaris Clowns for 30 each. It seems low for these, and I'm really bad at IDing clows so was wondering if someone could tell if that's what they are? I'm on my mobile, so please excuse the poor photos
  4. Reefing Equipment
    Greetings, Anyone know where I can get a hold of a replacement sponge filter for my Bio-Cube 14?
  5. General Reef Discussion
    hooked up my new skimmer the other night to test the plumbing to and from the external pump to make sure it was going to work fine before cementing the pvc in place. Never before have i seen sooooo many micro bubbles in the tank. the whole left side of the tank was instantly filled, almost to...
  6. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    OK, some more ID help please. I found these unknown worms and thought they were Bristle Worms. But the consensus from the other thread is they are not not, but probably bad none the less. Possibly Euchnids Sp.?? So any help and removal idea's would be greatly appreciated. Thank-you Joe
  7. General Reef Discussion
    So I have had my 55gal going at this location since Feb 08 and it is doing pretty well considering the fact I'm still a noob. I purchased the tank from a guy who had it going (with tap water) for 2 years. So I got it going on RO water and it's doing pretty good, I learned my ich lesson and...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    what would cause her to turn pale on her belly shes in a medicatical tank with copper and erythormicyn shes eating and i'm doing water changes twice a day !! also shes been in there 3 days looking better no more ick and wounds healing is it to early to put her back in the dt ? can I put...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    I got my tank this weekend and put some distilled water and some red sea salt in. I've got 25lbs of live rock on hold....I want to do a reef set-up with just a couple of clowns, a goby, and some shrimp/crabs/little invets... I've been reading a lot about those with similar set-ups and I have a...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Hey! I'm setting up my new Biocube!! :) Question for you all - in the back - water flows in - through an activated carbon in the 1st chamber - then into a trickle system through bioballs in the 2nd chamber, then through a sponge filter in the 3rd chamber and back into the tank via the...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Well, I'm fairly new to saltwater aquariums. I got a 150g reef tank since a few month now. Unfortunetly it seems I got ich/ick in my tank. I've been adding garlic and hoping my fish would recover on their own, but 2 tangs have now died and my Rabbitfish doesn't look so good. He is still eating...
  12. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    Ok My perculas have spawned and caught me by suprise..now 10 days later the eggs have hatched & swam away probably in my shimmer or trigger...lol Ok I plan on trying to raise these babies next time...I need youralls help!!! Im going to buy plexiglass & place it were the eggs were laid...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Ok finally my perculas have layed eggs after 1 1/2 years...they are covered in the corner above there anenome they live in....all the eggs are on the glass..Is this normal.....they keep swarming the eggs trying to protect them..Ill post a few pics tomorrow my camera battery is dead...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    This is in regards to the warning about my chocolate chip starfish. I was warned that he'd get into trouble and make having any corals a shortlived adventure. I hoped that my target feeding of the star would allow me to keep him and proceed on with my additions of soft corals to the tank. I...
  15. nano build off 2008
    :)well santa brought my daughter an aquapod 24 for christmas:) ! well after looking it over i thought that the filtration wasn't very adaquite so the planning started. so far what i have done is to drill it out with two one inch bulkhead fittings ,one for the drain and one for the return. i...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I saw this ad on ebay for a tank and seahorse combo NEW and you get to pick which seahorse you get. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=120175741792 I sent him a friendly (i thought) note: <table id="contentTable" align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"...
  17. Tank Specs
    Having had large fish only tanks in the past at my parents, now I have my first house I went for a nano reef (24gallons). It now has a lot of live rock, 3 red hermit crabs, 5 turbo snails, 2 feather dusters and a strange black crab thats appeared, which i'll be posting pictures of to see if...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    You who might offer your thoughts on this little issue or further update on a project for SPS corals QT. I had more views or suggestions when I needed to find myself other skimmers or ballast and when the project I seen had to change to a new direction because I not could use the 40 gal breeder...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Here is a pic of a cheap HOB filter I got off ebay for a quarantine tank which is going to comprise of - *1 Coral beauty (3 inches long) * 1 Blue tang (1.5 inches long) * 1 Bi color blennie (2 inches long) * 1 Cleaner wrasse (2 inches long) * 1 perc clown (1 inch long) it says it has a flow...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    First thing is that I am surprised that I gotten in for i forget things and being that im trying to do so much, i forget certain items. Being that I not had that much assistance on the 40, I gone out to the other lfs and surprise, the system has gotten larger. I talk with the guy and I was...
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