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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi all, I've been doing a lot of reading lately about palys and zoas and their toxicity (palytoxin). I started in this hobby about 1.5 yrs ago with a specific goal to help my children learn about and become excited in the marine ecosystem and marine biology. I have two boys, 4yrs and 7yrs...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I could not find it anywhere, I am a worrying person, and I need to know what the half life on Palytoxin is, I was cleaning out a fishtank that relatively was already clean I THINK it was a fresh water tank IF it was then OBV i am not worried, BUT I do not know. I am a bit freaked out as I was...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    So ive been doing some research before i start adding coral to my cycled tank and i wanted to find a coral that is both non toxic and does not sting. It seems that i keep finding coral that is either toxic or if it is not toxic then it stings. I even read that mushrooms are somewhat toxic with...
  4. "Soft" corals
    Does anybody know if Kenya trees would be toxic if my green spotted putters ate them? I was thinking of putting some in there tank:cool:. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I am thinking about getting a sea apple for my tank. I have, assorted soft coral, scooter blenny, and clingfish. How hardy are they? And when they die naturally, do they release toxin? Or is it when they get eaten only? :arg:I have had a sea hare die and no adverse effects on the tank. Thanks!
  6. "Soft" corals
    So, a few months ago I gave my cousin a piece of live rock with some green button polyps for his tank. Today his local lfs associate told him that these are very highly toxic and he shouldn't have them?! I've never heard such....any thoughts?
  7. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, I have some dinoflagellates(excuse my spelling) in my display and I have heard they are toxic. Is this true? Will it wipe out my whole tank? How do I get rid of them?:help:
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I recently bought a 29 gallon biocube. I let it cycle for 5 weeks tested the water and bought a cleaning crew. One week later the tests came out good so I bought a mocha clownfish. Two days in the tank the fish started to swim sideways. I tested the water and my ammonia was off the charts. I did...
  9. Reefing Equipment
    Can PVC pipe be toxic to fish and/or other underwater life? I was reading reviews regarding setting up an overflow for a sump and noticed a comment that stated PVC is toxic.
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Anyone use epoxy with Polymercaptan in it that was harmful to their fish? After searching some say if it is cured its ok, but wanted to check here. Anyone know? I searched TRT for polymercaptan and the seach came back with nothing. -D
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I have a large colony of Button Polyps. They occupy about 24 sq inches of a central rock. I am planning to remove them, maybe keep some and the rest to give them away or trade if I can find someone interested (locally). <O:p</O:p I am not able to move the rock because is heavy, base of others...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I have been using Amquel plus on my fresh water each water change. I use tap water for my freshwater tank. The bottle said it was safe for Saltwater. I recently moved my 120 Gallon saltwater tank, emptied all contents and refilled with the same water and live rock and sand, and changed all my...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    I was doing something stupid, and I shattered 3 of my t5ho bulbs into the reef tank. Instead of taking off the hood, and removing the durso I tried to remove the durso with the hood on. Well, it was stuck and as it released my hand went smashing into the lights - stupid. Are the contents of the...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    After months of nursing a sick LTA back to health and finally having him foot himself, I cam home to find him sucked into the HOB filter and half of him shredded off. I confirmed that he was in fact unresponsive and dead, as well as being partially eaten by my peppermint shrimp. However, I...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    I inherited this reef and there's a very neat looking coral in one of the crevices. Originally it was fine, it's dug nicely into a crevice and stayed quite small for a while, now it's getting bigger and is causing the red and green mushrooms around it to shrivel and turn white (like burns). I...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Need to repair some plumbing. Can rubber fittings/couplings or pvc cement be toxic to livestock?
  17. General Reef Discussion
    gday, wondering if anyone can some experiences when it comes to either painting or sanding back and polishing the floorboards in the home. unfortunately, we need to do this and I just a little concerned about what effect this will have on my saltwater fish and corals. The tradesman is going to...
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