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  1. LPS Coral Forum
    I love Candy Canes but I don't have any yet. I will but ayfrag when i get the chance. I just needed some tips from reefers who grew candy canes. Thank you !
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi, new member. Just purchased a new 45 gal JBJ AIO nano tank (in route). Looking fort tips, advice, articles on how to best start. Also. Interested in schematic for nice cabinet. Advanced thanks.
  3. LPS Coral Forum
    Slowly stocking my 30g softy reef and just bought a few more (established) colonies today from a fellow hobbyist. Along with everything else, I ended up with a couple of tiny heads of purple tipped branching hammer (euphyllia parancora). It's skeleton had been colonized by metallic green star...
  4. Tank Specs
    Hello everyone I would like to finally introduce myself, I have been using this amazing forum for bout a year now without posting or registering. I am now registering because I have got to a resting point on setting up a economy tank for my grandmother. Its a 55 gallon tank, now she has always...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I am at the very beginning of setting up my tank (100 gallon long). do you guys have any stories or tips you learned along the way that i would be better off knowing before i start?
  6. General Reef Discussion
    i just recently set up a 36 gallon bow front using supplies/rock from an older tank and was wondering if anyone has suggestions to what to stock it with. like what fish or corals
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Ok, for the last few days, I have been thinking about these and making a list. I hope these are helpful to new hobbyist, and for more experience folks, feel free to add, comment, and debate. :) FutureDoc's 40 Quick Tips: 1. Just because a system is "cycled" does not mean it is ready for...
  8. Reef Fish
    This is my first post, I've used the form for years and finally decided to post. Clown tangs are one of my favorite fish, but as many of you know they are very difficult to keep. Over the last year I decided to give them a try and I think I can provide some really helpful info on how to keep...
  9. Tank Specs
    Well, I've had saltwater fish for about 10 years, but had to cut it off when I was 18 since I joined the military. It's been 2 years and all I do is work and come home - so I decided to start this bad boy back up again. The thing about it is - I'm back to square one when it comes to my...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Okay, so, i have recently adopted a small (maybe, 2 inch) horseshoe crab. I understand the basics on how to care for one, but would like tips on how to make him as happy as possible. If you have experience, even if you just have a tip for me, I would love to hear what you have to say. Also, I...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I've been doing research into my first tank and a theme that I've read a lot in threads is people saying things along the lines of "It would've saved me a lot of time/effort/disaster if I'd done...differently", "Next time i would change..." or "I wish I'd known...when I set up my tank"...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys, so I've loved keeping up with my freshwater tank but I needed more! Thats why im getting my first saltwater aquarium tomorrow! I am getting it from craigslist with EVERYTHING needed, this including a hydrometer, filter, lighting, live rock, sand, salt, bucket, so on and so forth. It...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Ok well I was at the LFS today and I couldn't pass up this little dwarf lionfish they had. I have always wanted one of these but never really knew much about them. I am having them hold it for me until after work unless I decide against it. I currently have a small Powder blue tang and a...
  14. Anemones
    I need to know how to feed my anemones I bought three of them that were on the same piece of live rock three days ago but this is my first time having anemones and a salt water aquarium and I need to know how to feed an anemone and any tips on how to care for them.
  15. LPS Coral Forum
    :banana:hey there i'm new to the forum :) still trying to find my way arround but uh im going to do a softy, lps tank and was wandering if you guys and gals can help me out with some tricks and tip in careing for these types of coral. any input will go a long way in my book :) i guess my main...
  16. Massachusetts North Shore Marine and Reef Club
    Hello everyone ive been reading alot of the forums on here and everyone seems friendly and helpful. Ive never done any type of fish tank but im very interested in starting a reef tank. Ive done alot of reading about it and im thinking about starting with a 72 gallon bow front tank with about...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    i dont have aptasia as my tank is only 3 weeks new but i see alot of posts about the invasive monster. what tips can you give me to keep my tank from getting it. is it bound to get in my tank eventually or are there things i can do to prevent it. and if i do happen to get it whats the best way...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I recently added a chili coral (Nephthyigorgia sp) in my tank and placed in a shaded area. It seems to be doing well at night when all lights are turned off, extending its polyps and growing much bigger. However, during daytime, it shrinks a lot with all polyps closed off. I thought it would be...
  19. Nano Reefs
    Hello all I am starting up a 29G Biocube... I was hoping to get some advice, comments, tips, whatever everyone has to offer from the pros here. I had a saltwater tank about 6 years ago, it was given to me fully cycled and set up so I have some experience with salt but I am far from pro!!! When...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I just want to know and I'm sure others do too is, when buying coral what should you look for (like signs of health), and what things should you look out for that are bad? the same thing for anemones also please Thanks
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