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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/12/2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,793
Posted By phenom5
Looks like star polyps or xenia...But definitely...

Looks like star polyps or xenia...But definitely not aiptasia.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,750
Posted By phenom5
Alright, finally got a chance to get some updated...

Alright, finally got a chance to get some updated shots of the tank.

FTS

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a272/phenom5/FTS-1.jpg

Leftside
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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,227
Posted By phenom5
Wow...This is a first for me too. I really don't...

Wow...This is a first for me too. I really don't know what to tell you for advice...just...wow...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By phenom5
Agreed...large water change ASAP, followed by a...

Agreed...large water change ASAP, followed by a series of smaller water changes.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By phenom5
WRONG! The correct answer is...a definite maybe....

WRONG! The correct answer is...a definite maybe. :D
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,450
Posted By phenom5
This link may be useful in this thread...just in...

This link may be useful in this thread...just in case some people don't look that far down on the boards (I know I didn't for the first year I was a member here ;) ).

Reef Club Forums...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By phenom5
I've never removed any live stock when I've...

I've never removed any live stock when I've re-scaped...never had any problems. I'd re-scape, then do your water change. And have some water made up and ready to go, keep an eye on your levels, and...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By phenom5
My vote would still be asterina, based on the...

My vote would still be asterina, based on the description. I've had some in my tank that got pretty big before they split. Any way you can get a picture of it?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,478
Posted By phenom5
my tank is doing great. No real algae issues...I...

my tank is doing great. No real algae issues...I have one...count it, one bubble algae. Water is good, and stable. Everything is looking great.

My corals are growing a little too slowly for my...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By phenom5
You want to top off with freshwater, not...

You want to top off with freshwater, not saltwater. Water evaporates, salt doesn't, so if you top off with SW you'll slowly raise your SG.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By phenom5
Here's a good thread with lots of pictures and...

Here's a good thread with lots of pictures and how-to.

Show me your pillars (http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=746318)
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,183
Posted By phenom5
Not true.

Not true.
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By phenom5
I would test your Ca & Alk. Then dose Kalk...

I would test your Ca & Alk. Then dose Kalk accordingly. I'd pass on the rest of those.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By phenom5
As far as generalizations go...check the sig. :D...

As far as generalizations go...check the sig. :D :thumbsup:
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By phenom5
Depends on what question your asking. SPS are...

Depends on what question your asking. SPS are generally speaking, very fast growing corals, given the proper conditions. Some LPS have painfully slow growth rates. However, SPS are also, generally...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/10/2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,501
Posted By phenom5
I agree on the GSP...I actually didn't even see...

I agree on the GSP...I actually didn't even see those. It looks like there's aiptasia in the background of that picture, but it's hard too tell because the background is out of focus.

And now...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By phenom5
I would guess diatoms. No big deal, normal for a...

I would guess diatoms. No big deal, normal for a new tank.
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/10/2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,501
Posted By phenom5
Agreed on the aiptasia...although, it's hard to...

Agreed on the aiptasia...although, it's hard to tell from that pic.

And why is it that everybody and their brother gets coral hitchhikers on their LR...except me? :D
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By phenom5
I wouldn't worry too much. Sounds like the tank...

I wouldn't worry too much. Sounds like the tank is pretty new, so diatoms are common, and should lessen as your tank matures.

I've left my lights on for much longer by mistake, corals get a...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By phenom5
Vermetid snails have a spiral, tubular shell that...

Vermetid snails have a spiral, tubular shell that is attached to the rock. They usually come in as hitchhikers on LR.

Vermetid snails (http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2005-01/rs/index.php)



I...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By phenom5
Agreed, sounds like mucus strands from vermetied...

Agreed, sounds like mucus strands from vermetied snails.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/08/2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By phenom5
I missed read that. I read out and open. Maybe...

I missed read that. I read out and open. Maybe not a feather duster.

Picture doesn't work for me...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/08/2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By phenom5
Feather duster?

Feather duster?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By phenom5
oh the poor hermits...they sure are taking a...

oh the poor hermits...they sure are taking a beating in this thread. Depends largely on the species of hermit crabs we're talking about. All the hermits I've ever had have been model reef citizens,...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/08/2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By phenom5
First choice 70W MH Second choice T5's ...

First choice 70W MH

Second choice T5's

The only thing...If you ever think your going to upgrade to a bigger tank...Go with a 150W MH. :thumbsup:
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