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  1. one-fish

    Coral Beauty last day of QT guessing sort of fungus infection pic enclosed

    CB been in QT tank now 30 days all has been good till today eating mysis looking normal colors good Treating with Pimafix fungal treatment also going to supplement foods with vita- chem marine formula vitamins am I on the right road??
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    Treat or not to treat

    in need of some advice recently lost three fish from what my LFS said was probably ch or a bacterial infection unsure as to which he actually got to physically see the clown fish the other two fish I just found dead in the morning showing no signs of sickness both eating well The clown fish...
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    lost my Sailfin Goby Coral beauty now in hiding

    Bad News Goby died yesterday morning woke to find it laying in the rocks grayish color not moving since then it was eating well and was getting used to the tank and his new tank-mates all seemed well until yesterday this morning had to find the coral beauty very odd that fish is usually greeting...
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    help in feeding bottom dwelling fish.. Shrimp Goby

    Days Ago bought a sail fin shrimp goby from my LFS to go w/2 clowns and a coral beauty in my new 75 gal I have had these fish over a year now but recently transferred into this new tank back to the ? how does one feed this skiddish fish most of the time it stays hidden in it's little rock cave...
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    Getting back with a 75gal

    Had to breakdown my SW FOWLR 55 gal tank due to medical issues, good news all better for now and didn't lose any fish. snails and hermits yes..So back out for second go round with a new 75 gal Plan is to reuse all equipment from 55 gal which has got me thinking about the rock some of the rock...
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    New fish

    Been offline for awhile old PC found a bullet.. still getting used to windows 10 and new laptop. Was out for another 5 days came back with a small diatom breakout and fat fish...my guess little overfeeding so reconnected Phosguard reactor w/new media 3 days seeing results week later gone Chaeto...
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    Short spine urchin

    Got this little guy about 3 weeks ago he seems to be happy and always on the move. So how does one know if it's being fed properly will it eat chaeto, have rubble rock covered in algae in the sump should I toss in a piece or just leave him be. Interesting how he covers himself in shells for...
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    Time to add new Friends

    Looking to add a few more livestock to a 55g Tanks been up and running now a good 8 months. Currently have 2 ocellaris clowns, 1 molly, snails and hermit crabs. Have a DSB w/sump complete w/pods and chaeto. Wanting to add a Watchman Goby w/pistol shrimp then maybe later a Coral Beauty. Think I...
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    Need a Little help

    Been having issues w/GHA. Plan is to remain a fish/invert tank so some GHA is okay right.. My problem is the sand bed not to pleasurable to look at, this is 2 weeks after I rake it up in small piles and siphon off. Tank is still new about 3 months or so since cycled, expected some GHA but it...
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    Sponge ??

    I have this growing out of LR looks to be semitransparent reddish in color circular thinking it's a sponge seeing more on another rock. From what I know it's harmless but read that some sponges are toxic when dying. Hope the pic turns out 1st time posting a pic..Thx.
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    My first Newbie mistake

    Just made my first, Fighting GHA in the main display. Last week I did a 4 gal WC in my 55 gal manually removing the rocks that were covered and washing them in the siphoned WC water. Cleaned substrate growing GHA trying not to disturb it much....hard to do with a gravel cleaner....Bad...
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    Current USA Orbit Marine

    Looking to upgrade my lighting really interested in this product Current USA Orbit Marine Aquarium LED Light to fit over my 55gal. Seeing it has good reviews (Amazon) I thought I would ask here Has anyone used this light and your thoughts Thx
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    Setting up a QT Tank

    Okay verdict has been reached.....Next fish lawnmower blenny, have seen several at LFS. I will try to keep an eye on a couple prior to purchase. So now the QT Tank... I a have 10gal tank, HOB filter, air pump w/stone, heater, need to purchase sponge filter can egg crate a top w/lighting . From...
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    New Skimmer

    Kinda know how they work but have never seen one in operation. I purchased a SCA 301 from SC Aquarium. Realize there is a break in period and may have to lower/raise skimmers water level to achieve best results. Since never seeing one work.... Where are the micro bubbles supposed to pop, just...
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    Possible ich ???

    Noticed this afternoon (wasn't there this morning when fed) a white spot just above the eye on a black mollie (starter fish) which has been in the tank for over a month Have two clowns that have been in the tank about 2 weeks All eating and behaving normally. None are showing any signs of ich as...
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    New 55gal Tank...

    Think I am coming to the end of this tank finally cycling. Taking some advise from the members here I have added 6lbs of LR to the dry base rock in hopes of seeding that to help reduce the persistent nitrite levels. Some of the LR has that nice red/purple algae growing on it. Acclimated 2 black...
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    DIY LED Lighting ....Anyone try these....

    Plan on building a led light rail for my 55 gal FOWLR set-up, nothing fancy just the basics. Going to use 3/4 in PVC piping, some tees, threaded adapters and outdoor light fixtures from the local hardware store, wire em up then add bulbs. Has anyone used these ABI 12W Aquarium light...
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    New 55 gal set-up

    So its been say 25 years since I had a saltwater aquarium and things sure have changed. Have some questions but first here is my set-up. 55Gal display w/ a 20gal sump 55 has about 35-40lbs of dry rock and 80lbs of pool filter sand as the base. In the sump is 6lbs of ceramic pellets with a Jebao...
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