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  1. General Reef Discussion
    So my maroon loves it's host. I have a pink haitian and he feeds it and protects it from other fish. But he apparently hates the color purple! He keeps biting the tips off and as soon as they grow back he bites them again. I have relocated this condy once before but was returned to me. The...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    So while shopping online found out what I thought was peppermint shrimp isn't. All the ones I found were red. Mine is red and white makes you think of a peppermint. So what is he? The pic I have probly wont help cause he blends in with the rock.
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Okay...so got my Sabae Anemone about a year ago. Withing two weeks, my porcellain crab hosted with it. months and months went by and my clowns were completely UNinterested in the anemone. A couple months ago, I lost my female (she jumped ship, so to speak). a month ago, my male clown spend a...
  4. TCMAS
    As some of you may know I am downsizing my tank soon. Because if this I have some corals I will be getting rid of. Some I bought and grew out from frags and some where just given to me. I am planning on tradeing or jsut giving away what I am not going to hold onto. (depending on if I bought it...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Couple weeks ago I bought some live rock with zenia attached. Since then several mushrooms have grown and from what I have read will get pretty big. My question is will they overtake the zenia and kill them or will they coexist on this rock?
  6. "Soft" corals
    Hi guys, Last night I noticed a few of my star polyp's weren't looking so hot. Instead of extending and looking full & luch they looked dard and withdrawn. I'm afraid they're not getting the correct nutrients. What do they eat? They're quite close to the 25w 6500k power compact light...
  7. General Reef Discussion
    I am looking for away to thin out my yellow polyp colonies without removing the rock from my reef.......It is amazing how fast these multiply..and take over...any suggestions would be appreciated......thanks Mike
  8. General Reef Discussion
    My new tank was set up with keeping clams, monipora's, acro's etc in mind. (or at least I think so) I'm new to these categories of marine life, I've had fish and softies for many years, so am looking for suggestions on good starter varieties. This is my main tank right now so I'm going to be...
  9. Atlanta Reef Club
    falalalalalaaaa la la la laaaa... Anybody have any zoos, shrooms or other polyps they wouldn't mind fragging to a good home? :lol: danke, Matt (TVI)
  10. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so I have had my reef up and running for about a month and a half now. All my levels have been at just about 0 ever since I started it, and my PH is at 8.3. I have a 40g Oceanic stretch hex tank with 130w PC, 10g sump/fuge w/red calerpa, AquaC Remora Skimmer, and 9w UV steralizer. I have a...
  11. Classified Archives
    i have some: pink birdsnest $15 yellow star polyps $10 green star polyps $5 green zooanthids $15 blue polyp green plating montipora $15 purple skeleton montipora $15 blue polyp montipora $20 blue thin stag...
  12. Atlanta Reef Club
    Boss man told me to start it so that is what I am doing! :D What does everyone have to trade, I have a few large pieces I would like to swap out. I might swap a 2 to 3 headed lime green torch, and maybe some yellow sun polyps. Things I need to prune back Macro algae (not calurpa)...
  13. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    so for the past three months my orange stripe cardinals have been breeding. ive been keeping track, and it seems every two weeks, what i am assuming is the male, has his mouth full of eggs. from what i can figure, the eggs spend about a week to ten days inside the mouth before being released...
  14. PNSMAS archives (hidden)
    i have several bits and pieces of corals lying around my tank i need to sell or trade for. blue tip staghorn (3 or 4) blue polyp montipora digitada (at least 2) purple skeleton montipora digitada (3) pink birdsnest (at least 2 or 3) orange zooanthids (a few) green zooanthids (several) green...
  15. Nano Reefs
    im starting a 10 gal reef tank. the tank is cycled, and has 2 10s 50/50 bulbs. i have 10lbs of live sand, and about 8lbs of live rock. im really kinda hesitent to put anything in there too fast. what is the recommended time to wait before adding any coral? im looking at getting a clean up crew...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    I've had a young soft coral in the tank for more than a year now. However, recently, it's been getting smaller and smaller. I started to notice this about two months ago. My other coral inhabitants in the tank are yellow star polyps and a BTA that just split, and they are doing just fine. I...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    After loosing my cleaner shrimp and yellow watchman goby to hurricane Ivan... today I went and bought a clown goby and two peppermint shrimp to try to brighten up the tank.. I also noticed a small colony of yellow star polyps each about 1/8" inch... on just regular live rock I purchased when...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Any recommendations for shrimp that wont touch your corals at all? :)
  19. Tank Specs
    General ---------- This thread has the oldest pics at the beginning, and I am sort of "blogging" the progress. So, I'm leaving the older pics in here to show what the tank looked like at various points of time rather than replacing them with new ones. Equipment ------------- Oceanic 75G RR...
  20. General Reef Discussion
    I am wondering what experienced reef-geeks can tell me about truly reef-safe shrimp. I am considering purchasing a couple small _Alpheus randalli_ shrimp and a pair of small prawn gobies (Stonogobis nematodes). No problems with set up or care here. Here's the problem: I am having some...
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