1. Curryb15

    Help me decide on new LPS corals

    hey all like the tittle says I need help on deciding what corals I want to buy at RAP NY in June? My tank is a 55 cube that has all lps and 2 birds nest mixed in. I also have a few different kinds of mushrooms. My main focus thus far has been euphylia but I want to expand into some other kinds...
  2. Curryb15

    Feeding response in corals

    Hello all, I have a mainly lps tank with the following corals Torch Frogspawn Hammer acan favia candycanes pink goni aleviapora war coral zoas mushrooms and a few assorted other LPS My question is I spot feed reef roids 1-2 times a week with all pumps and return pump off. I never see feeding...
  3. nickloeuf


    Hey guys, I have been having MANY of these little things all over my shrooms... 6 weeks ago I removed most of them with a small pump... I thought I was done with them but I just realized that they are back!! I think they are flatworms.. and there are many of them (hundreds, maybe a...
  4. scott11106

    What is the deal with coral air poisoning

    I just saw the article in the news and saw it on fox news that a family and their dogs were poisoned by coral from their fish tank. Has anyone had this problem and if so to what degree? they seem to think it was from zoanthids... The CDC stated: According to Centers for Disease Control and...
  5. ChaosAquaculture

    New Chaos Aquaculture Sales Thread!!

    Welcome to Chaos Aquaculture Sales Thread! We will be posting and updating every week. DOA Policy: Standard Policy if for any reason your coral is DOA (Dead On Arrival) send a picture of the coral within 2 hours of delivery. We will either replace or issue store credit. DOA’s caused by FedEx...
  6. fredro

    New York ATi Dimmable 8x54w T5 fixture with KZ and ATi bulbs $550

    Great condition ATi T5 8x54w Dimmable fixture. Bulbs have 2-3 months use. Just replaced a ballast. Works 100%. Great LIGHT!!!! PAYPAL or CASH $550 - Located on Long Island 11955 Would be willing to arrange shipping at buyers expense. Few extra bulbs id be willing to throw in too
  7. D. Torres

    Help with QT tank

    I've been doing a lot of reading on QT tanks, A LOT. ;Bookworm;Bookworm;Bookworm I want to set up a QT tank but my concern is that I've read that daily water changes are needed. I work 12 hour shifts 4 days a week and during my work week it would be almost impossible to have time to do a daily...
  8. Tyler Tacy

    Toadstool HELP! White rash? Bacterial infection? Normal?

    Hello! -------------------------ANY INSIGHT WOULD BE AMAZING!-------------------------------------- BACKGROUND: I recently purchased a giant toadstool from my local LFS. Someones tank blew up in there living room and they had gotten a lot of corals/fish. Saw this giant toadstool he was not...
  9. ttop24

    SPS Identification

    I am horrible at purchasing corals. I see a coral I like and I have to have it. The biggest problem is they tell me the name of the Coral at the LFS but 5 minutes later and I forget it. I have this coral which I been trying to find out what it is. I know its a Branching SPS but other then...
  10. D. Torres

    Butterfly fish in reef tank

    Has anyone had any luck keeping a butterfly fish in a reef tank. My LFS said I could depending on the type of corals I keep. I picked up a lattice butterfly. I have a just a few corals some GSP, hammer coral, zoanthids, and galxea. I normally work 12 hour shift and usually only feed once per...
  11. D

    Is Going from 0 to 20 Corals too Much?

    So I am about to get my first corals and after being dismayed at the price/selection of my lfs I found a good deal on I can get 20 corals for $150 with a coupon I have and can pick beginner corals to start with. However, I am concerned how this might dramatically increase my...
  12. VSVP bet

    33 Long Build

    Hello all, I set up my first reef tank when I was 14, since then, I have upgraded from a 29 to a 55, and finally to a 90. However, as a college student, I needed a mobile system. After leaving my home 90 in the responsible care of my parents, I have struggled to find an adequate new system. I...
  13. Ashv5

    Please help!!

    So its been around 2 months with my 40gallon bowfront reef tank. I have some questions about the equipment and water quality. 1. I have a cpr bak pak protein skimmer and it is producing tons of bubbles in the chamber but the collection cup is not foaming. I tried to move it up and down...
  14. ReefMeUpScotty

    First post alert! Thanks for helping a newb out!

    Hi everybody, I want to start off by saying thank you to all you members for the knowledge I’ve gained from utilizing this forum the past few months while getting my tank up and running. Now, on to my tank! I have a Biocube (32 gallon) that’s been set up since the end of October. I have around...
  15. Oceanslice

    Small lps growing

    In between the large brain and the shell in a small round new addition. Any ideas on what it may be??
  16. D2D4E356-C013-46C9-98BE-D46978A76126


    Lps brain coral
  17. L

    HELP! GSP is being eaten

    Hello. I have a coral beauty angle fish and it is pecking at my gsp constantly. I am going on a vacation tomorrow (Wednesday to Sunday) and I can give the angel back to the store in time (I leave to soon). The angel pecks once or twice a minute at my gsp. The gsp is new to the tank and I put it...
  18. C

    Frag Swap

    Any advice on filming at a frag swap?
  19. nbagnardi

    New York JF My Miami Chalice

    hey everyone... wondering if anyone is interested in this chalice i have. testing the waters before i list it for sale. im a hobbyist not a vendor so i wont ask for 200 an eye, thats crazy. if you'd like to pm me with offers, thats acceptable as well. i am willing to ship and willing to split...
  20. O

    Inherited an Aquarium, Anenomes taking over

    Hi everyone! I'm a first-year teacher who inherited a saltwater aquarium in my classroom. I've loved having it, and the kids are really invested in it, but I was focused only on maintenance so far this year. Now that I'm settling into my job, I've started to put more effort into keeping the...
  21. BangedUp

    32 biocube light schedule

    32 stock biocube lights, let’s see your scheduled programs what’s working for you .... my corals color is good but growing a little slow lately, maybe mine need a tweak, softies and some medium light lps only
  22. YogiReef

    Food for Fathead Dendro?

    what do y’all use to feed Fathead Dendro or do you know what works? I have nano reef roids and regular fish pellets. And will be picking up a single Dendro frag next week, what do you recommend. Thanks,John
  23. J

    HELP! Fragging accident caused my torch coral head to crack

    I was fragging my torch but when i cut it the head split into 3 pieces! I immediately glued the pieces back together and this is how it looks like now. I wasnt exactly fragging it i guess. I was trying to remove the hugeeee cement base it was aquacultured on and while doing so it snapped. Heres...
  24. BangedUp

    Coral dipping

    what is everyone’s go to coral dip that can’t use Bayer because of it killing shrimp. One of my gobys lost his buddy and I don’t want anymore to die from Bayer
  25. Injoynit

    LED Colors and which ones affect coral colors?

    I have 4 Hydra 26 HD's and I'm looking to see if anyone knows which colors affect certain colors of a coral and if raising or lowering that color enhances or reduces the coral color. I would like to get the most color "Pop" as I can. Thanks for any help.