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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So my nice little sea cuke decided he wanted to split him self right down the middle. so now instead of having one nuke hanging out in my rock i now have two. Yippee for.... me.... :confused: maybe. lol. just wanted to get some help on what i should probably do, preferably without removing them...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So this is clearly a noob question since I'm new to this but can you get sick or is it safe to have a saltwater tank in the bedroom and breath in the evaporated water since there's so much bacteria in the tank and if there's ammonia in the tank and nitrites while its cycling Also if the tank has...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    How much toxin do flat worms release when they die. Currently I have some flatworms in my system. They are mostly on my fuzzy mushrooms but I am starting to see a few here and there on my other corals. I just noticed them the other day. There does not seem to be any damage being done to any...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hi my star polyps was out and open until i moved him from the corner of the tank to its final restin spot on the rock.. He is closed up now and i noticed a lot of white on him i am fairly new to the saltwater setupcould he release toxins that could kill my clowns cause i noticed my clowns...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    I have 2 questions. First off my friend has a 10 gallon fish tank. They had 3 or so fish in there and a couple of froggies. Well first the frogs died. Then they added 2 or 3 more fish to the tank without removing the frog. (It has since become a skeleton in the tank.) Then there fish all started...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    just getting back into the hobby after many years ..... Wilkens wrote of the toxins from these critters and his best advice was to use protein skimmers and "hydrocarbons" in mixed closed systems (aquaria). Was just curious how many "long term" successful "mixed tanks" are out there now adays...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    ok so i hear everyone talking about zoanthid toxin this, i wear rubber gloves that. i am really confused because i always handle my zoanthids with no gloves and no issue, what is this toxin/poison and why do people say its bad because honestly i dont notice it.
  8. General Reef Discussion
    is it bad to smoke by a fish tank? i am a MMP and i do smoke cigarettes but only maybe 5 a day and generality not in my bedroom/fish room. but the smoke that is in my bedroom, bad for my fish? i dont have any corals in my bedroom. and i have glass covers on all my tanks. and most smoke goes out...
  9. "Soft" corals
    Hi! is there a scale of aggressiveness for soft coral? couldn't find anything that covered this exactly (if there is something, please point the way): If the corals that mainly use quick growth are at 1, like kenya tree, (&, IIRC xenia, gsp?), then the ones that also sting, zoas, palys...
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