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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hi, in the past weeks I did notice these animals in my tank. They seem now to become bolder and maybe more numerous. They come out before the lights go off. Does anyone know what they are and if I have to worry about them? My tank is a 40 gallon corner tank with four medium/small fishes, many...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have a few of these on my live rock. Curious what they are. You.ll need to click on the thumbnail to get a close up.
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello all Erika here from South Fl. enjoying a weird blast of cold air. If this is in the wrong section feel free to move it- i was having issues getting on the other boards in here. funny thing happened so I had a 12g nano biocube about 13 years ago when I lived with my parents. Kept 2...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Hi everyone, Once I stirred the sand, I saw several little worms with small legs. You can see in the attached picture. Do they remind you something? Could they be beneficial for the tank, or shall I take them out? Thanks!
  5. Reef Fish
    I recently purchased 3 live rocks. On my smallest piece, I noticed a red, almost fuzzy, worm. Its super tiny and moves fast. Should I be concerned about this? If so, what should I do about it? 50g tank with 1 blackfoot clownfish, 1 porcelain crab, 3 dwarf hermits, 1 scooter blenny and 1...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone, I keep seeing a ton of these "flower" looking these coming up out of my live rock? Does anyone know what these are, or if they're harmful? Also, does anyone know the best way to revive leather coral? And has anyone seen the mushroom that I have? Sorry, this is my first SW tank...
  7. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I found this in my tank, actually i found two, where my brittle star used to live (he moved out a few days back) and then i saw that the star is missing three arms! What is it, and is this whats jacking up my star and killing my fish? My original residents are thriving, as well as my nems and...
  8. General Reef Discussion
    I just noticed these against the glass in my sandbed this morning. They look like worms- about the size of a hair but they do not appear to be moving...though I also see what would appear to be tracks the same size a little ways to the left of them. Possibly bristle worm babies (wishful...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    Is this a bristle worm or should I be concerned?
  10. General Reef Discussion
    I was surprised to find out that they are really worms! Very pretty! I would like one or 2 when the time comes. What do you all think of them? And how do they do with coral?
  11. General Reef Discussion
    I caught a red worm with white legs looks like a centapeid what is that it's about 3 to 4 inches long.is it a bad thing
  12. General Reef Discussion
    I just found these little boogers in a piece of filter media in the overflow returns... love to find new critters but are these good guys or bad guys... I have to say that watching this aquarium grow and watch life happen is amazing...
  13. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Hi guys. Two nights ago I was looking at my tank with a flashlight, and I noticed a ton of small black worms on everything. There is a few that stay out during the day but they mostly only come out at night. I have looked everywhere online and can't get a positive Id on them. They are too...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    I discovered a couple of days ago hundreds of these tiny white worms. They are only on the glass. I'll clean the glass and the next morning there back. Any ideas of what they are and if they will hurt anything
  15. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have two clown fish that are almost a year old. Last night, I noticed the female had a long, white stringy looking thing coming from underneath her belly. Can anyone help me with what this may be. She looks otherwise healthy and is eating fine. I will try an attach a picture.
  16. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have small brown/tan tubes, minus any feather duster, appearing all over my tank and even on snail shells, etc. Any ideas? I'll try and get a pic later.
  17. General Reef Discussion
    So i have or had two maroon clowns and three cardinals in a 65gal tank. Lots of live rick and sand bottom. Then i notice that i only see two cardinals yhinking its just hiding never pay mind to it. Well last week one nite i seen my two clowns and both looked great not fighting and healthy. The...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Okay so i bought a pulsing xenia the other day. When i disinfected a couple things fell off. I put it in the tank and another thing fell out. it was a worm of some sort it had a top like a feather duster, like a crown. It was wiggling and floating its way through the water until i captured it...
  19. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    Does anyone know of special methods for dipping corals, or parasitic worms? I visited one of the local LFS (which shall forever be known as "SaltMart") to purchase a pump. I ended up (against by better judgement) walking out with a few soft coral frags that none of the other LFS in town carry...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I noticed the babies moving on the glass about 2 weeks ago, and I thought "oh cool life is starting to establish!" Now that I have seen them more and more I noticed these adults... Back ground: Tank is approaching 90 days fallow(reset to 51 days because of the purchase below). This was a...
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