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HEY STICKHEADS, PLEASE join the FUN Saturday MARCH the 10th from 12pm-12am EST for our ANNIVERSARY LIVESALE here on R2R!!!! This is our third livesale on R2R and plan on making it EPIC!!!! Let me tell you what’s in store for the day before we go over the rules. 1600+ SPS frags ranging from lower end to HIGH END discounted a STRAIGHT 40% OFF that’s RIGHT 40% OFF!!!! 100 of those will be priced at 1 CENT... I know, We’re crazy like that!!! We’ll ALSO be raffling a FREE Jason Fox Homewrecker Tenuis... To join that raffle all you have to do is PREBUY a SHIPPING MODULE before the sale!!! Soooo this sale we decided to change it up a bit and instead of the same ol boring raffle prizes we decided to reach out to some friends in the industry… There will be a TON of cool giveaways this round including some dry good stuff, coral packs, and gift cards from all kinds of top notch vendors so GET READY REEFERS!!! See Details Below
HOW IT WORKS: We will be posting WYSIWYG SPS frag pictures in this thread roughly every 1 minute. Each picture will have the pricing and a link that will take you straight to the website listing. You must complete checkout to win the coral, just adding it to your cart will not keep someone else from purchasing it. PLEASE create a customer account on Fraghousecorals.com before the sale so you are locked cocked and ready to ROCK!!!
PAYMENT METHODS: Our site accepts all major credit cards!!! Paypal unfortunately was the main reason for duplicate orders in the past so even though Paypal is a payment option for the day to day PAYPAL WILL NOT BE ACTIVE DURRING THE LIVESALE
All the corals listed in the livesale are first come first serve, if by chance two people buy the same coral we will do our best to duplicate it or we will issue a refund for that item. If this happens we apologize in advance.
GIVEAWAYS: READ CLOSELY
-All boxes going out will receive 1 FREEBIE of OUR CHOICE
-100 1 Cent Frags randomly thrown into the mix throughout the sale!!! There will be no limit on how many one person can buy BUT... for every 1 Cent coral you win you MUST BUY ONE AT FULL PRICE. Example: you win five 1 Cent corals you would need to win 5 normal priced (40%OFF) corals.
-ALL THE VENDOR DONATED PRIZES- EVERY CORAL BOUGHT gets you a ticket into this raffle, example... if you buy 10 corals throughout the sale you will have 10 ENTRIES into this raffle, there will be a total of 1600 entries all based on the sku number of the frag you bought AND TONS Of AWESOME PRIZES TO WIN!!!!
-FREE Jason Fox Home Wrecker Tenuis- This Raffle is for EVERYONE that PRE BUYS A SHIPPING MODULE BEFORE THE SALE. If you pre buy a shipping module off of fraghouseCorals.com before 12pm EST Saturday the 10th it will get you 1 entry into THIS raffle. You must buy at least 1 FULL PRICED (40%OFF) CORAL during the sale for your entry to be valid.
-$25 Fraghouse Corals Gift Card- This Raffle is for EVERYONE that checks in every hour for the full 12 hours. All you have to do is comment check in every hour...DONT MISS a check in because that will disqualify you from this raffle. You must buy at least 1 full priced coral to have a valid entry.
-$100 BIG BALLER AWARD- This award is earned by spending the MOST money throughout the sale, at the end whoever has the fattest bill is crowned BIG BALLER
-$75 BIGGEST BOX AWARD- This award is earned by buying the MOST frags throughout the sale, doesn’t matter how expensive or cheap, 1 frag is 1 frag. At the end whoever bought the most frags gets the street credit for the BIGGEST BOX AWARD
-$50 PHATTEST BID AWARD- This award is earned by buying the MOST expensive frag listed in the sale, you’ll know when it drops but PLEASE don’t count on it… There are a lot of higher end pieces so don’t pull the trigger on it just because you think it may be the highest priced item. At the end whoever buys that 1 special piece will hold the title of PHATTEST BID
SHIPPING: We are top of the game when it comes to shipping SPS corals so be confident reefers. We are doing a flat shipping rate on this sale of $20 per box no matter how many corals you buy. Please go to Fraghousecorals.com and purchase the product shipping day that works best for you, we will be shipping two weeks straight starting the Monday after the sale including Saturday delivery’s for an extra fee, I will be attending Joe Knows Reef show REEF DREAMS the weekend after the sale so the end of the first week will not be available. Modules will be available Starting TONIGHT two and a half weeks before the sale and once they sell out for that day its a wrap, PLEASE DON’T ask me to try to fit yours in because im only going to offer as many as I know I can handle per day. Thanks for understanding
ALRIGHT STICKHEADS I think that about sums it all up. Im getting nervous as this is our THIRD Livesale and its coming up QUICK!!! I hope it goes SUPER SMOOTH and everyone has a BLAST!!!!! Please Support us and JOIN THE FUN Saturday MARCH 10th!!! Fraghouse is one of the good guys in the industry trying to deliver you the most healthy colorful specimens we can yield from our system. We're NOT a chop shop, we either grow our corals from frags from other vendors or when we do get in shipments we sit on em for at least 6 months to ensure they are 100% pest free and are stabilized in captivity and have gone through their color shifts. Buy with confidence Reefers, im kinda new on this forum as far as selling goes but we've been serving up FB for a few years with GREAT Success!! GET READY FOR SATURDAY STICKHEADS
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Yesterday's poll looked at preferred macro algae and chaeto was the overwhelming preference of those that participated. In second place, albeit a distant second place, was Caulerpa. The one negative thing I've always read about Caulerpa was the potential for sporulation (going sexual) and how invasive it can become - both in the refugium and in the display if it makes its way there.
So I'm curious if those that have used/tried Caulerpa have had an experience with Sporulation. If so, which species was it? Share your story for those considering using the macro algae as part of their nutrient control.
I’m new to the forum and new to saltwater. I’ve done freshwater (especially bettas, though I just lost my old dude, Sir Harrington) and now have poison dart frogs and a cat and a dog, who is super spoiled. My husband and I are big divers (my avatar is an octopus - my favorite sea creature - hiding from me on our last trip), so this is the natural next pet/hobby. My tank has cycled and today I added my first soft corals and CUC. Already got some cute hitchhikers and identified them on here as stomatella snails. (And also read about some ridiculously lucky people with octopus hitchhikers...)
I don’t plan on having a lot of fish as I love corals and my tank is not that big, but want to add a watchman goby to the tank. So I’ll ask - which of the aqua cultured watchman gobies do you recommend/prefer (tried a poll with the three I know Ora breeds)? And any luck getting them to pair with pistol shrimp? If so, what species of pistol shrimp?
Just trying to get a general feel on what the worst flipper is; for me its my turbo snail. I realize that its kinda general and not every snail/crab/etc is the same, just trying to get a general idea.
P.S. - By flipper I mean knocking down corals and etc
2 days of discounted corals, $5 frags, raffle prizes, and fun! 2,000+ items, our most ever!
Sale starts Saturday, February 24th at 11 A.M. est and goes on for 12 hours straight until 11 P.M. est on the 24th. Then the sale will resume again on the 25th for 12 more hours from 11 A.M. to 11 P.M. est.
We will post "what you see is what you get" (WYSIWYG) corals in this thread with a title, picture, the sale price and a link to purchase it from our site. You can only go through the link posted here to buy the coral. You must complete checkout first to win the coral. The same item can be in multiple carts simultaneously, first one to finish checkout wins it and takes it out of stock.
All orders are final, no refunds on livestock. No exchanges, credits, promotional gift cards, coupons, or extra discounts can be used towards any items in the sale. Our 10-Day Guarantee applies to all corals we ship.
Communication will be through thread posts and Private Messages only. Over 2000+ corals total will be posted at random times throughout the whole 24 hours. Expect a batch of 4 - 10 new corals posted every few minutes. You snooze, you lose! It can sometimes be difficult to win items at peak times. Just have patience it is a long sale and items are easier to win as time goes on, please stay positive.
NO FREE SHIPPING unless combined with a non Live Sale/Aftersale and/or eBay order that already has shipping paid for. You must purchase a shipping unit for your Live Sale / After Sale purchases.
*Please include your full name from your order in any PM or post communications regarding orders. We cannot identify you from your R2R screen name.
1) WWC Interstellar Mushroom shipped to your door
2) WWC WOW Acropora frag shipped to your door
3) $200 WWC Zoanthid Package (our pick)
4) Polyp Lab Product Package
There are 2 ways to enter the drawings. Make a purchase during the sale, or make one post in this thread every hour during the sale hours (11 A.M. - 11 P.M. both days 24th - 25th). If you do both you get 2 entries. You can only win one prize. Drawing results will be posted within 1 week of sale. Those who make a post every hour PLEASE DO NOT say "check in", just make at least one meaningful post every hour during sale hours. You must PM us after the sale if you believe you qualified so we can verify your posts and include you in the giveaway.
We will post corals priced at $5 each throughout the sale! You can buy a maximum of 2, and you must buy at least 1 non-$5 coral for each $5 coral you purchase.
Shipping during the sale and after will be $29.99 ($19.99 for FL residents).
Purchase your shipping unit as soon as possible to secure your delivery date as shipment numbers are limited by day.
You only need to pay for one shipping unit. Just choose "Live Sale Shipping/Local Pickup" at checkout so you are not charged for again for shipping.
No piggy back shipping with other people. We will not hold any orders except for weather/FedEx related issues.
In-store pickups will be allowed by appointment only (call or email) before 3/2, on or after Friday you may come in without appointment. Just choose "Live Sale Shipping/Local Pickup" at checkout.
Out of state shipments will be delivered Wednesday 2/28, Thursday 3/1, and Friday 3/2. (Florida shipments will be delivered on Thursday 3/1 and Friday 3/2). Click below to purchase priority overnight shipping. Choose which day you would like to receive your order. We will refund your shipping unit if you do not purchase anything during the sale.
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just curious who uses gfo and how often. Do you use a less than recommended dose for your tank size? How old is your tank? I had been running 3/4 cup high capacity gfo 24/7 through a BRS dual reactor as recommended by their reef calculator but I was stripping my water, well at least according to my Hannah checker and my corals. I recently changed it to 30 min on 30 off with about 1/3 the recommended amount and I am still at 0. I may take it offline for a bit and see what I end up at naturally. Tank is still new. Just about 1 year old mixed reef 100 total water volume. I’m hoping it doesn’t swing the other way too fast and anger the spa corals with dirty water.
There are many products available on the market offering supplemental nutrition to our fishes and other inhabitants. I'm curious how popular they are with R2R members that are using them on a regular basis (not just when you have or see an issue or as part of a disease treatment).
Please discuss your theories/methods/products below.
We've done a few polls regarding parameters. In each one, Alkalinity has always been considered to be the highest priority when it comes to monitoring and stability. A member, @Bryn, brought up a good question. Our goal should be minimal swing and that can be accomplished via programmed dosing, but that's not always an option for some. So I'm curious what others consider is an "acceptable" daily swing in Alk? For this discussion, we'll use dKH as our measurement. Feel free to discuss below after voting in the poll.
I just received a small order yesterday from a recent live sale. It's really the first thing I've put in my tank since the hurricane last fall. It got me wondering, how often to people buy new items/creatures for their tank? Be it a new fish, new additions to your CUC, or yet another coral for the collection. So, how often are you dropping things in your display?
My tank is fairly small (Red Sea Reefer Nano). 21 gallon display with 6 gallon sump. I have some algae in the DT that is a bit too big for the standard CUC crab. The algae problem isn't that bad as my entire sump is a big refugium powered by a Kessil H380, but still there are some patches and they're growing slowly so I want to get ahead of it. I don't want to feed less (I feed the fish once per day and the corals twice per week) as my SPS coloring loves having some nitrates in the water.
I've been thinking about getting an emerald crab to go after this algae, but my research on how safe they are has been very inconclusive, which is why I want to do the poll. I have two clowns, 1 helfrichi firefish, and 1 Biota captive-bred Mandarin from AlgaeBarn (don't worry he eats prepared foods and is the fattest fish in the tank ). Having said that, these are all small fish. I'm not too worried about the clowns, but the firefish and mandarin sleep in the rock work and I don't want them to fall victim to the emerald. Thoughts?
Had a member suggest a poll that looks at what, if any, fish diseases we have dealt with in our reefing careers. I have to say I've been lucky and haven't had any (at least that have shown visible signs anyway). I hope I didn't just jinx myself. We have some tremendous members that work tirelessly in the disease forum to battle these issues, so I would recommend taking a look in that forum if you need specific help.
But this is just a simply poll to see what you've had to deal with in the past. Too many to list all of them but I've tried to capture the most "common" ones I could think of.
What do you use as a guideline for your stocking density? Is it a certain number per gallon? Is it a certain number of inches of fish per gallon? Is it based on the age and bio capacity of your tank? Or do you just wing it?
It's an age old question and often asked by new members getting in to the hobby. The old Rule of Thumb is 1" of fish per gallon of water. However, the obvious answer isn't so obvious! The true answer is much more complicated and harder to understand.
So what "rule" do you use, if any?
Join us on Reef2Reef Saturday February 3rd for our YR Reef Bowl 2018 Live Sale! Kickoff Time will be at 2:00pm (pacific time).
700+ WYSIWYG frags including our Touchdown Corals- $6 & Field Goal Corals- $3. Also watch for our Coral Blitz throughout the sale where a large block of corals (30+) will be uploaded at once.
Purchasing Guidelines (How the sale works)- We will be posting corals in our Live Sale thread on Reef2Reef in groups of approximately 10 corals every 5-10 minutes. Each picture will have the pricing information as well as a link that will take you to that coral listing on our website. You must complete the entire checkout process on the YR website before you win that coral. Adding it to your cart does not prevent someone else from purchasing it before you.
No sales will take place via personal messaging, phone or email. No emails will be answered during the live sale & please keep PM’s to a minimum. Please post general questions to the Live sale thread so everyone can benefit from the answer.
In order to purchase anything during the Live Sale, you must have a customer account on the Your Reef website. Please include your R2R screen name when creating your account. You may also provide it in the “comments” section of your order. To increase your chance of purchasing the coral of your choice we suggest you create the account and become familiar with how our shopping cart and checkout works prior to the sale.
You may use Credit or Debit cards to complete your transaction. Paypal is not recommended (see below). Paypal checks cannot be used during the Live Sale as the clearing time is 3 or 4 days.
All items in the Live Sale are first come - first serve. If two orders for the same item go through, we will do our best to find a duplicate item to honor the sale. If no suitable coral can be found, a full refund will be issued to the buyer.
Live Sale Prizes & Giveaways-
Shipping Module Raffle!
Every customer who purchases a shipping module prior to the Live Sale will be entered into a drawing to win one of the following.
- $10 Gift Card (1 available)
- $15 Gift card (1 available)
- $25 Gift Card (1 available)
- Frag Pack- 5 miscellaneous frags of our choice (you may choose sps, lps, zoas, softies) (2 available)
The Shipping Module raffle will be held within the first 2 hours of the Live Sale.
Grand Prize Raffle!
We will be raffling off 4 Gift Certificates after the Live Sale. Everyone who participates in the live sale will be entered into the drawing. These Gift Certificates may be used on any future coral orders from our website. Winning names will be posted in this forum within the next week.
Grand Prize- $100 Gift Certificate for Coral
2nd Place- $50 Gift Certificate for Coral
3rd Place- $25 Gift Certificate for Coral
4th Place- $25 Gift Certificate for Coral
· Each of the following will earn you 1 entry into the drawing:
o Each coral purchase
o Every 100th post
o Follow us on Instagram & Tag 2 Friends on our Live Sale Post- https://www.instagram.com/yourreef/
o Like us on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/yourreef
Certificates are good towards any future coral purchase. Dry goods, fish, shipping charges, & live sale purchases are excluded.
Shipping - Purchase $250 in items during the Live Sale and we will ship your order for free! You may combine items purchased during the Live Sale with livestock from the YR website to reach the Free Shipping level. For orders less than $250, the UPS Overnight shipping is only $39.99.
Purchase your Shipping Module before the Live Sale at a Discounted Rate ($25). Available now thru Saturday 2/3 before 1PM (pacific time). You select the shipping module with the corresponding shipping/delivery date that works for your schedule. There are a limited number of shipping slots available each day. Please make your selection as soon as possible to ensure your desired shipping date is reserved.
If you purchase the shipping module in advance and you reach the free shipping threshold your shipping cost will be refunded. Saturday Delivery will have a surcharge of $20 (free shipping applies to only the standard shipping fees).
Local Pick Up - Will be available starting on Wednesday 2/7 after 1:00pm. Please verify with us the day you wish to pick up your order so can be sure to have everything ready for you.
Live Arrival Guarantee - We offer a 7 Day Arrive and Thrive guarantee on all Live Sale items as well as the majority of items on our site.
For more information, please visit- http://www.yourreef.com/acclimation-and-live-arrival-guarantee.html
Good Luck everyone & thank you for being a part of our Live Sale! We appreciate your business![/ATTACH]
A discussion came up recently about the 6-line that I found very interesting. So, I want to load up on anecdotal evidence.
If you have a 6 line wrasse with another wrasse please add to the discussion with your tank size, the order you added them in, and the species of wrasse they are with. Of course, any other comments or advice are welcome!
Tired of the cold weather? Need some HOT livestock and GREAT deals? Join us for our "Winter Fest Live Sale"
BE HERE at 3pm EST on Saturday February 10th!
Want to win a $200 gift card for use DURING the sale? It's pretty easy. Follow the steps below and you will be automatically entered into a drawing for a $200 gift card that can be used DURING (or after) the sale.
1 - "LIKE" our Facebook page:
2 - "SHARE" our Facebook post about the sale:
3 - Sign-Up for our newsletter and CONFIRM your subscription in the follow-up email that you receive (you must confirm your subscription to be entered)
4 - Make a post in THIS thread
5 - When completed with the steps above, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name so that we can verify your entry and I will send a confirmation reply.
The winner will be drawn and listed in this thread on Friday February 9th at 9pm EST
I am happy to announce Mark from ME Coral has donated a ton of product for various giveaways. A "one-shot" of ME Coral Dip and/or Super Food will be in EVERY ORDER. A perfect amount for one dipping session and/or feeding of your new corals. We also have several other products such as amino acids, coral food, KH and CA additives and more. Be sure to check them out at www.mecoral.com
Todd from Todd's PODS has graciously donated 3 sets of tisbe sp. copepods (2 bottles in each set) to our live sale customers. These will be given out randomly throughout the sale. If you are ever in need of pods for a fuge, restocking or new tank, Todd is the guy. Checkout their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Todds-Pods-246647835705931/?fref=ts
Joe Knows Reefs Live Sale Rules:
- WYSIWYG corals will be posted in this thread beginning at 3pm (EST) on Saturday February 10th.
- Each post will contain a picture of the coral, price and a link to our website to purchase the coral.
- The first person to successfully "checkout" with the coral will "win" the coral. Just because the coral is in your shopping cart does NOT mean it is yours...the "checkout" process must be completed.
- We will accept both PayPal and Credit Cards during the sale. Our website is encrypted with a dedicated SSL Certificate for security measures.
- You MUST create an account to purchase any of the corals in this sale. This helps us AND you - to ensure your corals wind up at the proper destination etc.
- Corals will be posted at random during the sale. Typically within every 15 minute window a post of 8-14 corals will be made. Those posts could occur at 12:02 or 12:14...or we may even make a post at 12:14 & 12:16 to spice things up...
- Private messages WILL NOT be answered during the sale.
- Rarely, due to technical glitches, two customers may end up purchasing the same coral. This has only happened a handful of times in the past. If this occurs, the first transaction to post will win the coral. The second customer will either have the option for a replacement or full refund.
- All orders are final - no exchanges, add-ons, or refunds - no exceptions. However our "Alive-Arrival" guarantee WILL apply. In the event that a coral arrives DOA the customer MUST provide a clear photo of the DOA coral within 2 hours. After approval, the customer will be provided with a full credit towards a future purchase.
- Shipping will be a flat $40 for this sale.
- We will provide only 3 options for shipping dates for this sale; either Monday 2/12, Tuesday 2/13 or Wednesday 2/14. On Sunday 2/11 we will create 2 new threads for shipping - you will need to post in the specific thread for your desired shipping day.
- LOCAL PICKUP: Will not be available until Wednesday 2/14 or any day thereafter.
- Shipping will be provided by FedEx Priority Overnight service with delivery by 10:30am in most areas.
- SHIPPING MODULE CAN BE PURCHASED HERE at any point before the actual start of the sale.
- There will be NO FREE SHIPPING on this sale - we will already be selling items at a lower rate than normal AND we also incur the cost of shipping containers and ice packs.
- We will not combine shipping with other customers. If you and your friend want to split your corals, you must do so under one account. Combining orders on a sale this large...
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