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  1. scubamatt007

    Pink algae spreading

    I feed with Sallys brine shrimp and truth be told I tend to overfeed a little bit. But it still all gets cleaned up in 2 - 3 minutes. Ive seen this algae growing on the surface of peoples sumps and fuges and was always told it was a type of coraline algae. ?????? No clue. Thanks for...
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    Pink algae spreading

    Anyone know what this is and how to get rid of it? It doesnt suction out easily and is increasing. I always had it in my sump but never in my aquarium. Thanks.
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    Id Please

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    90 gln 2 year mark

    a couple more pics. I tried to get a pic of my anemone shrimp but hes half hidden.
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    90 gln 2 year mark

    Well its been two years since I combied my 12 gallon and my 55 gallon into my new 90. I switched over from filters to a 35 gallon refugium. In the pic the water moves from left to right going through rock rubble and some media. The whole next section is full of chaeto. Nitrates have never so...
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    New 2 clams

    No worries. I appreciate all the help. The clam is actually doing much better. The mantle is finally coming out of the shell and its reacting well to both light and the fish that pass by. Ill post some pics later. Again thanks for the help.
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    help with 90gl

    Im replacing my lights in my 90 gallon. Its 18"wide, 25" high, and 48"long. It has dual actnic lights and 2 150 Watt MH 20,000k. Is this enough light for sps, anemones, frogspawn, etc...??? thanks for the help.
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    New 2 clams

    Ya the snails came with the same shipment from SWF. Only half of em survived....but as you can see my clean up crew is top notch. The clam is still with us. Opens...closes. ??????? All my water tests are nominal. Just have to wait n see.
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    New 2 clams

    Its still hanging on. I noticed last night it was open a little and a small appendage kept poking out until a curious crab would get close and then it would pull back in. It still opens a half inch or so during the day and then closes at night. I have a current light with actinic and MH light...
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    New 2 clams

    Just bought this clam off of the SW sale. Have never done clams so I thought Id give it a chance. My tanks 90 gln and a year and a half old. I temp acclimated it and put it in. It is opening and closing but thats it. Not real reactive either. Is this normal for awhile? Hes been in for 3 days.
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    BTA splitting

    Ive had my BTA for about 8 months and it has done great. Lately I noticed that it wasnt extending out like it normailly does. I can now tell it has split, but half of it looks great and half looks defalted. Its been like this for about a week. Whats goin on? Anything I can do?
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    Should I break my reef to cure ich?

    I had it for a while in my 90 gallon. Instead of treating it I just became hyper vigilant with my tank. I kept the water ultra clean and pure. constant water changes every other week or so. It went away and I havnt had it since. Good Luck!
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    Show Me Your Frogspawns,sun Corals, Or Disk Corals

    Here is my 90 reef. Ive had this frogspawn for 6+ years. It started in my bros tank with 2 heads. In this pic it has around 25 (that was a year or so ago). It now has over 60...i keep loosing count. Its now at least double the size of this pic. Like half a vollyball. Gonna have to frag it...
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    getting my clown to host w/ pics

    I must say that when I first heard about using pics to get your clowns to host I laughed. I have a false perc and a bubble tip that have been together for about a year w/o any interest. I put a pic up about a month ago and periodically moved it around. I finally gave up last week and took it...
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    anemone smoking?

    my anemone has been shooting what looks like smoke out of his mouth. could this be it trying to reproduce? sick? let me know what ya think. the mouth is extended into what looks like a cone. Ill attatch a pic. Thanks for the help.
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    ID coral

    Got this from a friend. Any ideas? And do I need to feed it or is MH enough?
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    Inhereted coral

    I got this from a friend but Im not really sure what it is or if it needs more than the MH for food. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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    Xenia probs and pics

    Lights are under a year salt creep. Ive got a test kit ordered that will give me more precise numbers on alk. right now all I have is a kit that shows low, normal, high. Right now it is testing normal, but that is a first in several months as I have been trying to slowly raise it...
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    Xenia probs and pics

    Is it possible that going from a low alk level to a normal alk level would cause this reaction?
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    torch coral

    my torch has never excepted any foods. Still it has split into over 7 heads.