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  1. General Reef Discussion
    I picked up 4 frags yesterday in Dayton for an awesome price. I know what two are( candy cane and mushroom) but idk what the other two are
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Does anyone know what kind of coral or creature this is? I bought some coral off ebay and about a week later this little guy popped up. He's doubled in size in the last 2 weeks, so he's growing super fast. My biggest concern is that it's something harmful to my tank. If it's benign, then I...
  3. LPS Coral Forum
    Hi! I bought some LR from someone and wound up with a coral and a few mushrooms. I've only ever planned on having a FOWLR, so I'm completely clueless. Can anyone tell me what this is? Also, any idea on the bulby thing in the second picture? Good? Bad? Run screaming for my life? Thanks!
  4. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have this item that came on the live rock from tbsaltwater. Can someone identify it for me? At first I thought it was a coral, because of the brown with tan extensions that looked like a feeding coral, but the bright yellow body of it now looks a lot like a sponge to me. I haven't been...
  5. "Soft" corals
    Purchased a Kenya tree from LFS for $10 and had two other corals on it. One I know is a mushroom but what could the other be, any help would be awesome!
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so i need some help identifying a coral, or even just clues to get me started on some kind of research. I bought this coral from my lfs maybe about 3 months ago and i have no idea what it is. It hasn't come out since i brought it home, every now and then it looks like it's going to but then...
  7. "Soft" corals
    Bought this at the fish store. All they could tell me is its a mushroom. Didnt know what type. Any ideas? And where should I attatch it? High? Low? In the flow? Out of the flow? Any help appreciated. Thanks
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Can someone with experience help me identify this, it seems to be able to go inside the rock completely. I also noticed all my fish are avoiding it. It came with my live rock when I got it, should I get rid of it, is it bad for my tank? Please find it here: postimage.org/image/rt44joptz/ Thanks
  9. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I was moving some live rock rubble i got in an order a week ago and noticed this coral growing on it at least i think its a coral it green and purple its the stuff on the side going around and up toward the center in the pic
  10. Tank Specs
    leFord's 14g reef first timer Hello folks, first post, but I've been lurking the forums for a couple days :drool: *This is my first attempt at a salt aquarium! The tank and filter are second-hand, and I'm unsure of the actual gallonage of the tank, but with my sand and live rock, a little over...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    Some help please my lfs said it was a type of favia?????? Thanks
  12. General Reef Discussion
    So I was at my LFS and saw this. I am unsure as to the exact name for it but here is my guess... Green tea cup colony polyp? Am I right? Am I far off... Sorry only good picture I was able to get was with the blue LED's The Daylight ones came blurry....
  13. General Reef Discussion
    After much anticipation, 20 days of live rock in the aquarium & a pair of damsels. Steady 8.0PH & No signs of Ammonia, Nitrate or Nitrite... I decided it was time!!! I added three small easy care corals (According to the Local Fish Store) All the corals are open and vibrant... just like at...
  14. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    i collected a few live rock recently. one was a huge rock with lots of sponges, feather dusters and sea grass..another piece had a brown coral kinda thing growing on it..the rock was collected closer to the beach in a sort of lagonal area, ( i live in malaysia ) ,,i need help to ID this brown...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    Can someone help me with this i have a reef tank that is almost 9 months old and i have approx three of these small purple balls in seperate locations of the tank on the rocks. dont know what they are or if they are bad or good. thanks for looking Its the small purple ball between the...
  16. Rochester Minnesota Marine Aquarium Club (RMMAC)
    These are the best pics I could get. It is about a big around as a dime, color in pictures is accurate. Its fingers (for lack of proper term) are not pointed but sort of blunt and the center is not the typical zoa circular disc, it is much smaller and irregular with no central mouth. When i...
  17. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I recently purchased a piece of live rock full of a bunch of green zoanthids. After placing this in my DT I have found a very small red coral or anemone of some sort and was wondering whether or not someone would be able to help me identify it. It is roughly the size of a push pin head when...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Sorry no pictures they are too small. It started off with one and now there are 3 of them within a couple of weeks. They arent aiptasia or anything bad i dont think. They look like xenia polyps except they are transparent and dont pulse. They dont like flow, they are in a tiny hole in my clove...
  19. La Crosse Area Reef Keepers (LARK)
    well i was lookin in the tank to see what one of my clowns found so interesting and upon investigation i found an "arm" sticking out of a rock..... im not sure what it is cuz when i touched it it went back into the hole it was sticking out of......and the clown looked at me like "WHT THE HEck...
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