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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Purchased a piece of live rock for our new saltwater tank this past Saturday. This little thing appeared out of no where yesterday and moves around the rock. The store I purchased the rock from has no clue what it is, only said their Raccoon Butterflies like to eat them. Any ideas on what this...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    had grate response from my last post thanks every one for helping me out... how ever i have now noticed there is 2 more things growing in my tank! one is a small snail lick creature and one looks more like coral and and retract and hide away almost completely when light or something changes. i...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hey guys and gals, Just wondering what this little guy is. I got him for Free and added him to my nano tank at work. 4 white slash like lines by gills and 1 black spot also near the white. unique dude that sits on rock or magnetic cleaner. He doesn't swim around to much.
  4. General Reef Discussion
    I was wondering what this is I need to know so I know what it needs please help and if you have other coral problems post them here Ill try and help
  5. General Reef Discussion
    so this thing has been on one of my rocks forever. i never thought it was alive, until i saw it moving today!! its about the size of a penny and it has a little slit in it that opens and closes. one of the pitures is with it open, and the other with it closed. it has stayed in the same spot the...
  6. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Saw this on a piece of rock. I think it might be a sponge but not sure. wondering if its good or bad. Im such a newbie.
  7. General Reef Discussion
    hello I have had this 35 gallon tank for 1.5 years and im starting to see these little anemones looking things that popping up on the rocks and glass and I cannot find any pics of what they look like so here is a pic of what is growing in there. any ideas?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I make my ro/di into a garbage pail and mix saltwater in the pail also. I use a powerhead to mix it and run a small heater to heat the water. Sometimes I get a crusting of white stuff on the bottom somewhat difficult to get out. What is this stuff does it happen to everyone. I usually try to...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    OK so I have about 50 lbs of rock and the piece I'm questioning is about 3 inches long 3/4 inches thick....made of a shell I will attach pictures... When I bought the rock this was on it...I assumed just how it was formed.....now 8 weeks later it is off my rock...never noticed it loose or...
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I just recently notice this coral growing on my rock I was wanting to know if anyone knows what it is thanks
  11. General Reef Discussion
    . What is this growing on my sand bed
  12. "Soft" corals
    what the heck is this. it "opens" i guess you can say, at night time. I got alot of things on this rock from my LFS. so please identify what this is!!
  13. "Soft" corals
    so i just noticed this today. my mushroom coral has been a lot better since last time, and now flourishing it seems like. and now this pops up and is all perky. what is it? (also, i think it was there when i got from LFS but i don't really remember)
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Could anyone tell me what this is on my live rock its growing very fast the past week or so
  15. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Can anyone identify what this is in the pic. When I purchased the liverock that it is on it was flat. Now it's bulbous and looks to be filled with tomato seed-sized ligth brownish balls. Any help would be much appreciated.
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hey everyone I have a 36 gallon reef tank with a 20 gallon sump with a reef octupus skimmer and a gfo and carbon reactor I also have a filter sock. But I have been noticing this green algae that is starting to grow on my rocks and my glass. Is this common how can I get rid of it and am I doing...
  17. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have these little spots all over my aquarium glass. They are white and it looks like they have between 6-8 little legs coming out from the main body (the white spot) which is in the shape of a circle. I noticed them when I had a pod explosion in my tank. Are these normal or should I be...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I recently saw this thing in my tank and did not know what it was. Can anyone help me with what it is? Thanks....
  19. General Reef Discussion
    Ok on a part of my lr I have a series of small orange/red balls with holes/valves/tips much like a BTA. I intact thought it could have been a juv BTA but now am not so sure. They deflate when the lights go off and inflate with the lights on. They are around half a cm across. I can get pics if...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I've been seeing this growing in my sump and on the back wall of my tank. Any idea what these are?
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