Salt water coral reef tanks

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by joyceface, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. joyceface

    joyceface Queen of Everything VIP

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    OK. I know I'm gonna regret asking, but does anyone here know anything about this stuff?
     
  2. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    There was a thread on this a couple of months ago. Somebody on here is into it big time. I'm trying to remember who it is. His tanks are beautiful.
     
  3. BaddFunn

    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    some people do, yes.
     
  4. joyceface

    joyceface Queen of Everything VIP

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    OK cool. Thought I was gonna get clobbered. We have two nano reef tanks for a couple of months and I'm having a problem with this guy:
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  5. babybear

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    sorry,can't help you.
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  6. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    he has the measles
     
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    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    stop feeding him lemons
     
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    that fish poses for pictures like schmoopy
     
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    Symptoms?

    I see signs of Cryptocaryon irritans or Oodinium in that pic. :coffee:
     
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  10. acagirl98

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    Joyce, is this another homework question? :no:
     
  11. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Jesus, why don't you just set your wallet down in the garage, and take an aceteleyne torch to it.

    Hope you like watching expensive fish die.

    :c
     
  12. FtM

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    I'm pretty certain that its The Cunt who has saltwater reef tanks. I haven't seen him in a few days, so hopefully this will compel him to post again.
     
  13. gwartney

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    Could be trouble. He formally resigned from the board the other day when he was jailed. He posted some beautiful photos of his tanks.
     
  14. joyceface

    joyceface Queen of Everything VIP

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    Yep yep that's what I think it is. But I have snails and crabs and live rock/sand in there. I don't know if I should treat the tank or flush the fish???

    acagirl - working on homework assignment: historical event from the 1980s, was thinking of doing the Achille Lauro terrorist attack. What do you think? 8th grad social studies.
     
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    Capn Crud has reef tanks
     
  16. acagirl98

    acagirl98 Well-Known Member

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    that'd be a good one actually. I was just starting to take interest in the news back then and lived in Ireland, I wonder how much different the commentary on it was over here.

    Anyway I'm already afraid for you when that kid hits high school :scared:


    good luck with the fishies dudette.
     
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    He has a lot of white spots that look like salt crystals on him, like you could flake them off if you tried. Swimming fine, eating fine. Other fish in the tank are a Yashia Goby, pistol shrimp, pygmy angel fish, some pompom crabs, and some hermit crabs and red starfish and turbo snail.
     
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    Too bad....I really liked him. Thank you for the heads up. :toptip:
     
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    Yup Cryptocaryon irritans, sometimes called Ick, or yellow dust... Do you have a hospital tank setup? I don't recommend treating a sick fish in your main tank.

    Also...

    Do you have a master test kit and do you know your parameters, if so post them. I also see signs of fin rot, it could also be a water quality issue.

    How bit is the tank? How often are you doing water changes and what percentage are you changing?
     
  20. Billy Brown

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    :jj: