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  1. jla9508

    Anyone from SC?

    I live in South Carolina and was wondering if anyone else on the board lives in SC. I can't find any good LFS around here and wanted to see where you go to buy fish and corals.
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    Mushroom Questions

    I now have 2 umbrella and 3 ricordia mushrooms. These are the first corals I have ever had. I am adding Kent Coral-Vite and feeding Kent ChromaPlex. Also one mushroom came in and was not attached to a rock, will it attach it self to a rock in the tank? What oter low light corals could I keep?
  3. jla9508 order arrived

    Yesterday I received my order from It included 5 trochus snails, 3 peppermint shrimp, 2 feather dusters, 1 flame scallop, 1 yellow gorgonian, 3 Ricordia, 2 Umbrella mushrooms. Everything looks great and the mushrooms opened up right away. My question is what is the growth rate of the...
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    Would I be overstocked if........

    I have a 55gal tank with 50lbs of LR. I currently have 1 dragon goby, 1 eibli angel fish, 1 gold striped maroon clownfish. I was thinking of adding a royal gramma and a six line wrasse. Would this be ok? I don't want to be over stocked.
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    Questions on small reef tank

    I currently have a 55 gal. FO/LR tank that has been runnung for about 2 1/2 years. I have read that it is harder to keep a smaller tank because the levels can change very easily. I am thinking of building a small 10g reef tank. How hard would it be to keep a small 10g reef tank?
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    Suggestions wanted........

    Ok, a description of my tank is below and I would like to add more to it. I want more color. If this were your tank what would you do?
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    Hair Algae taking over!

    Hair Algae is growing on all my live rock and starting in my sand bed. My levels are pH:8.0, Ammo:0, Nitrite:0, Nitrate:0. I've started removing some of it by hand but it is taking forever. What can I do to get rid of it? I never had hair algae until I started using Coral Vite. Could this be...
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    Live Rock, Fish, Inverts For Sale!!

    I am thinking of changing to freshwater because I'm going to college and can't afford my saltwater tank. I am in the Spartanburg, South Carolina area and would like to sell 50lbs if Live Rock, 75lbs Sand, 2 Clownfish, 1 Snowflake Moray, and all inverts listed below. If you can pick it up make me...
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    Attack of the killer eel!

    I bought a small Snowflake Moray about a month ago and it was getting along fine with my sixline and my two clowns. I went to the beach for a couple weeks and when I came home my sixline was gone. Later I found a small chunk of him in the sand. I guess the eel ate him. Now I want another fish...
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    Will they be ok if....

    I am wanting to order a u-build it package with some crabs, a shrimp, and maybe some other inverts, no fish. I do not get off work until 4:30 and can get to my house by 5:00. I can have someone take them in my house but they do not know how to acclimate them. Will they be ok until I get home?
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    House fire cause half my tank to die and...

    Well I was at the beach and there was a grease fire in my kitchen. The fire department turned the air conditioner off because it was blowing the smoke into every room in the house. When I got home the tank temp. was around 95. I found the remains of my three porcelain crabs and all of my snails...
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    I need a sand sifter fish

    Ok what would be a good sand sifting fish that would get along with a six line wrasse and two percula clowns? I thought about a yellow watchman goby but I heard they will get picked on by the wrasse. Yhe wrasse did peck at the two clowns when I put them in but they get along fine now.
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    What can I keep with 130watts in a 55gal?

    I would like to get some mushrooms and some polyps. Could I keep these with this lighting? What else could I keep? I though about ordering some umbrella mushrooms with a U-Build It package.
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    Six line fighting clowns

    I just bought a pair of Ocellaris Clowns and when I put them in the tank my six line was trying to fight them. Is this normal? Will they quit? Is there anything I should do?
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    I want to add live sand and have a ?

    I currently have 75 lbs of play sand in my tank and wanted to seed it with live sand. How much sand should I get to seed it? Do I just pour it on top or should I mix it in a little? Will adding a few pounds cause a mini cycle?
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    Would I be over stocked with.....

    Would I be over stocked if I had the following fish in the setup listed in my signature? 1 Six Line Wrasse 5 Green Chromis 2 Ocellaris Clownfish 1 Diamond Goby 1 Scooter Blenny
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    What to feed a six line wrasse?

    I bought a six line monday and it has been swimming around the tank eating the copods off the glass. I have tried to feed it Omega One Flake, freeze dried brine, and Kent Platnuim Herbivore. It's not interested in any of these. What should I feed it?
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    Help me decide......

    I have a 55 gal, 50 lbs of lr, 3 inch sand bed, 1 six line wrasse, 5 turbo's, and 5 blue hermits. I am planning on ordering a U-Build package off this site with 2 cleaner shrimp, 1 small CB shrimp, 1 feather duster, and 5 shaving brush. I want to hear some suggestions on fish. I would like some...
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    What kind of clown is this?

    Ok, I thought the clownfish that look like the perculas but are black with white stripes and a yellow tail were Clarkii Clownfish, but the picture on this site of the Clarkii are orange with white stripes. What are they?
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    Help! Nitrites and Nitrates will not come down

    I added 45 lbs of live rock a couple weeks ago. It was cured but was mail order lr so I knew it needed to be cured again. I did not have a way to cure it so I just placed it in my tank that only had one 3 lb piece of lr and some snails. The ammonia has already shot up and come back down to zero...