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  1. The THINK Tank
    http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/harvell/publications/mullen.pdf I found this to be a wonderfully enlightening read. I don't see much on this topic and I'm at work, wanted to bookmark it, so there it is! :)
  2. TCMAS
    As you know, Eric Borneman will be giving two talks during his visit. The Saturday morning talk is more hobby-related (he will be discussing coloration in corals), while the Friday afternoon talk (tomorrow afternoon) to the Augsburg Biology majors will be discussing his research studying coral...
  3. Atlanta Reef Club
    Hey all I just thought that I would give everybody a heads up. I went in FS&M to buy a bucket of salt today. I decided to take a peek at the acros while i was there. Low and behold their frag trey was COVERED with red bugs. I confronted the salesperson, and he said that he was reluctant to...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Okay...I've failed, and I know I'm supposed to have learned something...but I can't figure out what. So I'm hoping you guys can help me. little over a month ago, I bought an open brain and a trumpet from Liveaquaria.com. The trumpet is doing GREAT...as is everything else in my tank...
  5. The THINK Tank
    while at work i came across this paper and of course read it. DOe s anyone know if this white pox or as the paper would liek to rename it acroporid serratiosis. it did memtion that is was contagious. The etiology of white pox, a lethal disease of the Caribbean elkhorn coral, Acropora palmata...
  6. The THINK Tank
    My tank.. man I wish I could figure this out I have some real problems..........Symptoms are new colonies are stripping rapidly, old colonies (staghorns mainly) are showing heavy tip recession. Seemingly well acropora seems to throw up their intenstines.. white mucus thread coming from the...
  7. Atlanta Reef Club
    two years ago this coral was toast, white band disease (my best guess) nearly did her in...90% dead tissue...shes back with a vengeance.
  8. General Reef Discussion
    The subject line pretty much sums it up. I'm wondering how people disinfect a quarentine tank and equipment? I have a 20 gallon tank and HOT filter that I use for a quarentine and hospital tank for new fish. After the fish is introduced into the display tank, I've been cleaning the tank using...
  9. The Think Tank Must Reads.
    Everyone acts like phosphates are just a fact of life in reef tanks. The hobby experts all talk around it, giving all this advise on how to deal with it - algae scrubbers, macro algae exports, phosphate sponges, etc. Every way in this world to deal with it after the fact. I've yet to see any of...
  10. SPS(scleractinians)
    Green Horn Coral (hydnophora) getting white tips...advice? We've had this frag only a couple of weeks, and I had originally put it near the top 1/4 of the tank under 175W MH/VHO actinics. Just today I noticed the white tips. I moved it down about 1/4 from the bottom of the tank, still under...
  11. General Reef Discussion
    What are the signs of rapid tissue recession? I lost my bubble coral last weekend:( Now, my green open brain only has a small piece of tissue on him:( I dont understand what is going on? It keeps getting sand kicked on him too ...... Would it help to move him to the back of the tank of the...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    My favorite SPS a acropora of some kind (purple polyps and fast growing) has been ravaged this last week. I first noticed a white patch minus its polyps with a limpet I thought was the culprit close at hand. I was told I should move the coral and blow it down vigorously with a turkey baster as...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone. I was just wondering if anyone had any experience and tips on keeping a turbinaria, I think it is called a pogoda cup. I would like to get one, but wanted to do some research first. I have made that mistake before. Thanks in advance for any care tips and such.
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