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    #HonestyInReefing
    Raege's 75 Gallon Adventure, Mar 21, 2019 at 8:27 PM
  1. Raege

    Thank you fir the kind words gotta share it all good bad ugly #honestyinreefing if someone avoids my screwup awesome if it lets em know they arent alone in screeing up and that it can work out cool as well
  2. Rags2Riches - The Learning Curve. 125g, Mar 17, 2019 at 9:34 PM
  3. RichtheReefer21

    Cant forget the graveyard of reefer's past...



    I coulda bought a trigger sump for the cost of my losses in coral. I'm sure there will be more. Meh. Patience grasshopper.

    #honestyinreefing
  4. The richreef saga 125g, Mar 12, 2019
  5. RichtheReefer21

    #honestyinreefing

    We should request a #HiR thread for people to put their wall of shame on for display and repent to the reef gods for their sins.

    Heres mine.


    At least the new skimz frag rack is getting used. ;Greedy;Hurting
  6. Brew's 187g slice of the ocean, Feb 27, 2019
  7. NY_Caveman

    Love it Brew. #HonestyInReefing has been my new, favorite tag BTW.


  8. Brew's 187g slice of the ocean, Feb 27, 2019
  9. Brew12

    So how bad is it? Well... its this bad.


    This one does a good job of showing the algae I'm fighting. Excuse the smudge and the glare, it was in a tough spot to photo.

    This does a good job of showing how it starts to die after a Vibrant dose and then cyano grows over it.


    #honestyinreefing

    I've now done 3 doses on my every other day schedule and the cyano is much worse but the algae is staying even shorter. I know I can handle the cyano when I'm done so I'm pressing on.
  10. I received a box of rocks today., Feb 16, 2019
  11. NY_Caveman

    Here are a few pictures of the algae.
    #HonestyInReefing





  12. Matt's natural reef, Feb 7, 2019
  13. Brew's 187g slice of the ocean, Jan 3, 2019
  14. Brew12

    Time to share some not so good news with the tank. My Bryopsis has returned yet again. I thought I saw some of the small tufts popping up just before Christmas and confirmed it before I went to the Keys. It's not a big deal, but I am going to try something a little different. Typically, I use a combination of Vibrant 2x per week and a treatment of Fluco. I can have the stuff gone in 6 days. The down side is that it always comes back. The Fluco also seems to hurt my pod population. This time I'm going to try and get rid of it with Vibrant only. I know it will take a lot longer but hoping it will eradicate it completely.
    I'll take some good pictures this weekend before I up my dose so people can see exactly what these beast looks like in a tank. It doesn't look like the traditional Bryopsis. I'll try to get some pictures in the tank, a tuft pulled out on a hard surface, and some shots under the scope if there is value.
    #honestyinreefing
  15. Brew's 187g slice of the ocean, Jan 1, 2019
  16. Brew12

    Hopefully no one will notice that this is a day late....

    Umm... 12/31/18 FTS? So much for #honestyinreefing !
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