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    ID?

    Have been trying to get a decent pic of these things. Today caught them surfing through (eating maybe?) some hair algae. Anyone know what they are good/bad/neither? Actual size is about 3mm long.
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    ID?

    No nem (it crawled into a impeller a few weeks back). Thanks for all the suggestions.
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    ID?

    If I go with a wrasse - which one? My primary concern is not wanting anything to bully the clowns, secondary would be eating coral. Possum, Yellow Corris, Tanaka - any preference? (Note to self* I'll want to put an egg crate or something on top of the tank if I get one. I hear they are jumpers)
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    ID?

    Thanks and will do.
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    ID?

    Thanks - I'll look for those eggs / haven't seen any yet will keep checking. I did siphon all the nudis I could find. Those first two weren't at all bothered by the lights. As to my stock - I've only got 2 clownfish, a peppermint shrimp, and a half dozen assorted hermits and snails. The tank is on the small side for a Wrasse (33 gallon). Thanks all for the suggestions.
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    ID?

    11 o'clock and 1 o'clock for sure. And they were moving, which was how I spotted them to begin with. The object at ~7 is a semi-opened zoa... the shade of green on the outer ring is remarkably similiar to the color of the nudi - which further supports the idea that the nudi evolved to eat them.
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    ID?

    What did you ultimately have to do?
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    ID?

    Holy cow I hope not (zoa eating). I will keep an eye on 'em and see how it does. Are most/all of the smaller nudis considered pests?
  9. Howdy, I'm in search of my next tank. I'm interested in any of the below, with preference in order listed. 36x24x24 - 90 gal 48x24x24 - 120 gal 36x18x24 - 65~ gal 48x18x24 - 90 gal 48x18x21 - 75 gal Prefer glass. Overflow is nice, but I can drill if needed / if not tempered. Will consider Acrylic if the tank/price is right. PM me if you have something. Thanks all. Nate
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    Thinking about up-sizing

    PM's sent to you both. Thanks for the replies.
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    ALBERTAREEF.. I found your new tank!!!

    ... That's one of the crazier things I've seen (aside from Mantis shenanigans)....
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    ALBERTAREEF.. I found your new tank!!!

    I don't know Sean, I think this one is more bang for your buck: https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/for/d/fish-tank-500-gallon-salt/6593282626.html
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    Back at it... RSR 170

    Welcome back Krux. I've also been offline for ~12 or so years. You helped me out back in '05 when I was setting up my first tank. Glad to see you back online. Nate
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    Looking for advice on RVs Who has them?

    www.outdoorsy.com Try a few, decide what you like before committing to ownership.
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    BTA Acclimating and Feeding

    thx Sean.
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    BTA Acclimating and Feeding

    Howdy, I picked up a RBTA from Terry over at Seahorse on Sunday and drip acclimated "her" for 1-1/2 hours before introducing to the tank. That evening she moved into under a ledge to a very shady spot with low flow. For the last 48 hours she hasn't moved. Tonight I offered her a small (approx the size of one half of a peanut) piece of raw shrimp from New Seasons. She took it quickly and readily. I tried to err on the side of caution with the portion side... I don't want to feed more than she can handle or create any stress. I'm not planning to spot feed her again for a couple of days. if anyone has any commentary feel free to share... Too much / too little / too soon to feed? Pic below from when I first put in the tank, and a second one from just a moment ago (note I lightened the second pic to show a little more detail).
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    BTA Acclimating and Feeding

    Thanks guys.
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    BTA Acclimating and Feeding

    Well.. My anemone crawled into the DT circulation pump (Tunze 6020) at some point yesterday and died. I had it in the tank for just over 80 days. The clowns never hosted, but it looked healthy and was eating raw shrimp from a tong ~1x week. I retrieved all the pieces that I could see / find. I'm sure that I did not get them all. I'm concerned now about the amount of decay and corresponding nitrate spike. I did a 25% water change immediately when it happened, and will do another 25% tonight and monitor it closely. :-/
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    The unfortunate 93 cube breakdown.

    One more PM headed your way...
  20. Price drop 3/22/18 - $100 takes it! <><> Price drop 3/15/18 come and get it for $150. <><> I have a 17' Alumacraft canoe that isn't getting much use. For sale for $200. I'd also be open to a trade involving a 4' reef ready glass aquarium. This boat is rated USCG for up to 785lbs in passengers - would be great to take a kid or three out on the water this spring. Canoe shows age from sitting upside down outside, but the aluminum is solid - no leaks, no structural damage. I can take pictures later tonight or tomorrow. Thanks. Nate
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    SOLD - Please close.

    Sold pending funds.
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    SOLD - Please close.

    Northeast 26th near Ainsworth.
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    SOLD - Please close.

    Bump for 2nd price drop.
  24. I have a 1lb~ rock (4" diameter) that is covered in dozens of Green Palys - you're welcome to it. I'm in NE portland and will be around most of the weekend. Shoot me a PM if you want to try and meet up. Nate
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    SOLD - Please close.

    Bump for price drop.
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