microscope

  1. Maobea

    Brownish/Reddish Stuff

    Hi All, I've got this reddish/brownish thing that keeps growing in my sand. I stir the sand almost daily, but the next day it's back on my sand bed. It almost looks like diatoms, but I'm not sure that's what it is. My tank is a little over a year old. At this point I'm thinking either dino or...
  2. ErinStecher

    New Zoanthid Predator. No, seriously....

    Hi Guys, I swear this is something new. Okay, maybe it's just aiptasia. I want you to see if there's something I'm missing though. I added a colony of Pink Hippos (zoas) to my tank about 2 months ago. Before adding, I dipped in Coral Rx (standard procedure). I had second thoughts about this...
  3. ThunderGoose

    Microscope image

    I've been having an issue what what appears to be a fuzzy, brown colored algae. I've posted here before and life got in the way of solving the problem. Today I pulled some out and took a picture under the microscope. Any ideas? Now that things are slowing down I'm upgrading my sump, going...
  4. mcarroll

    Selecting a microscope

    (Ed: You can start with post #66 if you want to see what I picked for my first scope.) 40X-2500X LED Trinocular Compound Microscope w 3D Two-Layer Mechanical Stage $225 (on sale) seems like a great price. And it seems to have all the necessary features. But they have so many similar models...
  5. jason2459

    Our tank's biology up close

    A few weeks ago my microscope broke. It wasn't as old as PaulB's relic (I think he calls it an antique) but it was several decades old. So, I was then overwhelmed and excited with all the new options out there today and got a trinocular microscope with a 5MP camera. 40-2500x. Much stronger...
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