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  1. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi guys, I am posting this on behalf of my parents since I am visiting them right now. They have a very well-established (5+ years old) 6 foot long marine tank, sand bottom, with fish and coral. Recently they've gotten a pretty bad aiptasia infestation, which I guess started when one...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone/ (anyone)? I have a 90 gallon reef and fish set up. I have 1 Volitan Lionfish, 1 lawnmower Blennie and 1 yellow watchman goby. 9 pcs of coral mostly mushrooms , 2 leathers, and 1 orange sun coral. it was established and torn down. I have had it up and running for over 10 months...
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    anyone know what kind of little filter feeder this is? Good or bad?
  4. General Reef Discussion
    A little under a month ago, I noticed that my peppermint shrimp (Lysmata wurdemanni) were carrying eggs. I decided to try to raise them. This is my second atempt to raise shrimp fry, my first attemp failed quickly due to many issues. I've been recording my progress on a thread entitled "True...
  5. Livestock Breeding and Propagation
    Hello, I just saw that my True peppermint shrimp is carrying eggs. So I'm going to try hatching them again. I tryied it years ago, and it failed, they hatched, and then died. many mistakes on my part, but leared a lot from that first attempt. My thoughts are to set up a ten gallon hatching...
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Well, I've got a very unhappy xenia, I've had it 6 months or so, and it has been doing quite well, having split twice, and growing well. around the middle of Dec. I took a piece that had detached from the main plant and moved it to my frag tank 'fuge. There it has happily started to grow. Dec...
  7. Northeast Florida Marine Aquarium Society
    After being in the hobby over 12 years I am getting out of it for right now.. I do not have the time for it anymore between work (I travel all the time) and home / honey dews.. It is not fair to the fish or my livestock which has been in the same tank for 8 years to not recieve the attention...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    OK, I'm guilty of it yet again, a impulse buy from the LFS. I was hoping to get either a skunk cleaner shrimp or a scarlet cleaner shrimp, but the store was sold out. But they had many true peppermint shrimp (Lysmata wurdemani) and on ale to boot at $4.00 each. I've had one before and don't...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    hey all, a friend of mine has had an insane amount of aptasia spread throughout their tank. It is so abundant that treating with Joes joice or kalk paste doesn't work. we are planning to take all the rock out next weekend and treat it piece by piece, but I am not sure how to do this. will a...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    So how do you tell camelback shrimp from peppermint. Ive read that CB eat polyps and Peppermint do not.
  11. Atlanta Reef Club
    It's time to start thinking about our July Power Buy. I'll start by suggesting livestock or coral? Ideas?
  12. TCMAS
    Hey all, long time no see, and this is pretty much why. I am about to give up on my tank. Its just a 20g but, I cannot get rid of my aptaisa. They are ALL FRICKEN OVER!!! I've tried Joe's juice, Stop Aptaisa, kalk injections, peppermint shrimp, etc, etc. Almost everything possible that will...
  13. Topic of the Week Archive
    Here is another suggestion from the trenches. What kind of critters do you use to keep those unwanted critters in check? Which work, which do not? Is this a good way to control pests, or are we just creating more problems? keep them coming, if you have any ideas you would like to see...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Well, since setting up the tank I have had a major Aiptasia outbreak. I've heard there are fish that will eat this weed. But, which is the best at devouring this nasty pest? Lips
  15. Coral/Invert Archive
    has anyone ever heard of this happening? every night i see the pepermint shrimp in the center of the anemone and sure enough the shrimp took off with one of the tenicals. ~Randy~
  16. General Reef Discussion
    As many of you have read in my other posts i have been working on a 87g tank. The tank has been running for a while and finally cycled a week and a half ago. Now, what i need your help for. I dont no much about the fish and inverts(ive done freshwater all my life) and ive created a list of...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    put in a white carpet aneome last night.he has wedged himslef between some rocks and dont look there. how can i move him or should i?. also noticed today that my 2 peps are having a buffet on him. i need to trap them what is an easy way to do so. :eek:
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