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Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/11/2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,137
Posted By lancer99
doug, It's normal for Kenyas to shrink up...

doug,

It's normal for Kenyas to shrink up and look like they're one step away from death for a couple of days....then they will expand and look even better than before.

If they stay shrunken...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/11/2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,089
Posted By lancer99
MMM, How much flow do you have in your tank? ...

MMM,
How much flow do you have in your tank? All of the species you've had success with like (or will tolerate) low flow.

Another possibility is that the ones you're not having luck with might...
Forum: Corallimorpharians 01/11/2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,930
Posted By lancer99
According to Tullock's "Natural Reef Aquariums,"...

According to Tullock's "Natural Reef Aquariums," they are found on the fore reef, with Condylactis, Bartholomea, and Phymanthus anemones; Pseudopterogorgia, Plexaura, and Briareum gorgonians,...
Forum: Marine Plants & Macroalgae 01/10/2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,797
Posted By lancer99
laura, There's a sticky at the top of the...

laura,

There's a sticky at the top of the forum with a list of vendors.....personally I like Gulf Coast Ecosystems, good prices & cheap shipping.

-R
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/10/2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,305
Posted By lancer99
http://www.wamas.org/forums/uploads/1193286841/med...

http://www.wamas.org/forums/uploads/1193286841/med_gallery_2631295_269_59011.jpg

-R
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/10/2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,176
Posted By lancer99
This is from Sven & Fossa's "The Modern Coral...

This is from Sven & Fossa's "The Modern Coral Reef Aquarium volume 2":

In Pterogorgia citrina (Yellow Sea Whip), the polyps grow individually along the edges of the branches. This distinguishes...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By lancer99
I'd love to eat a mantis shrimp. After the...

I'd love to eat a mantis shrimp. After the number of fish my mantis shrimp ate, it would be some kind of poetic justice.

-R
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 727
Posted By lancer99
iron, Since you're in NoVa, check out the...

iron,

Since you're in NoVa, check out the Washington Area Marine Aquarium Society (www.wamas.org) if you haven't already. You have to be a member to use the forums to buy/sell, but it's the best...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By lancer99
I think Travis nailed it on head, but.... 9 is...

I think Travis nailed it on head, but.... 9 is almost certainly not a Studeriotes. Check out this link: http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1281418
for a pic of one....
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By lancer99
No easy answer as to will they die off during the...

No easy answer as to will they die off during the cycle....depends entirely on the tank conditions & any food sources.

If they don't, you might want to keep an eye on the second one -- it looks...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By lancer99
I checked a couple of other books, and they all...

I checked a couple of other books, and they all say it lives in the sand...but if it's already attached to the rock, I would leave it there.

Fossa & Nilsen say it requires frequent feedings (twice...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By lancer99
1. Agree w/dzeadow, almost certainly a...

1. Agree w/dzeadow, almost certainly a Lobophytum/Devil's Hand. IME blue ridge doesn't grow in that shape.

2. Probably Acrozoanthus/Stick Polyps.

4. Cladiella (finger/colt/cauliflower)
...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By lancer99
Hmm, my experience with Marco rocks was...

Hmm, my experience with Marco rocks was different. I put 50 lbs (along w/ 45 lbs of Fiji premium) into my 75G w/ a heater, powerheads & skimmer. Very little detritus, and most of that was from the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By lancer99
Studeriotes/Sphaerella According to Sprung,...

Studeriotes/Sphaerella

According to Sprung, it needs medium to high flow, and although it's brown, it doesn't have zooxanthellae. So that means regular feeding with phyto- or zooplankton.

And...
Forum: Marine Plants & Macroalgae 01/09/2008, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,818
Posted By lancer99
Bobby, Looks like Dictyota. Easy to remove by...

Bobby,
Looks like Dictyota. Easy to remove by hand, but it almost invariably breaks up & spreads....supposedly Naso tangs & scribbled rabbitfish will eat it.

-R
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/09/2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,176
Posted By lancer99
Postal, The first one is almost certainly a...

Postal,
The first one is almost certainly a Pterogorgia sp. "sea whip," needs high light & medium flow. Some people consider them touchy, but not IME...and yours looks very healthy.

Second...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/04/2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,046
Posted By lancer99
That's normal behavior. They shrink up and look...

That's normal behavior. They shrink up and look horrible for a couple of days, then look great once they expand.

-R
Forum: Marine Plants & Macroalgae 01/04/2008, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,232
Posted By lancer99
KW, I'm surprised you're finding it that...

KW, I'm surprised you're finding it that invasive. In my tanks, it does frag itself regularly, but I just pick them out....dunno what will eat it.

PB, it seems pretty tolerant of conditions. For...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 12/29/2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By lancer99
From bluezooaquatics.com...they have a 1/2 price...

From bluezooaquatics.com...they have a 1/2 price sale on lots of inverts, so he was only $7.50!

-R
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/29/2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By lancer99
Agreed....btw, dKH and meq/l are both measures of...

Agreed....btw, dKH and meq/l are both measures of alkalinity, not different things. Two different scales (dKH being the German one, meq/l the more scientific one) to measure the same thing.

-R
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/29/2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By lancer99
I love the Aragamax stuff. I used some of the...

I love the Aragamax stuff. I used some of the Tidal Meridian when setting up my 29G, and really couldn't tell the difference between it and Aragamax...maybe the avg. grain size is a *bit* smaller.
...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 12/29/2007, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By lancer99
I have NO experience in doing this, but this is...

I have NO experience in doing this, but this is what I've read:

Take fairly large cuttings, small ones are likely to die off quickly.

Wash the cuttings in saltwater, as you would do for any...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 12/29/2007, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By lancer99
Tonight it extended its polyps.....but only about...

Tonight it extended its polyps.....but only about 1/2 way.

Strangely enough, that was on the side that didn't get much flow.

Unfortunately the lights went off about 1/2 hour later, and it...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 12/28/2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By lancer99
sk8r, I think I may have what you're...

sk8r, I think I may have what you're describing....came in as hitchhikers on my FL live rock. Same white/grey striped arms, hide in the holes in the rock.

I've never seen any of them leave the LR...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 12/28/2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By lancer99
Glass anemone shrimp

It was with much trepidation that I ordered a Glass anemone shrimp, Periclimenes brevicarpalis.

I did my research, and made sure he would host in something other than an anemone.

I figured that...
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