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Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 01-02-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By joy13
Reef tanks are more expensive to keep and the...

Reef tanks are more expensive to keep and the lighting will be most likely your biggest cost. You can do a tank that large with a canister filter but you will probably want to get a hang on the back...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 01-02-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By joy13
What type of algae will depend on the plan of...

What type of algae will depend on the plan of attack. Water changes and reduce lighting will help weaken it but you need to figure out what you are battling.
Forum: Southern States 01-02-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,050
Posted By joy13
I assume you are at Charlotte NC I know Nemos...

I assume you are at Charlotte NC I know Nemos does installation and I believe Aquatica does too.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 08-23-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By joy13
My friend uses boiling water in a turkey baster...

My friend uses boiling water in a turkey baster to get his, I use wand and aiptasia x to get mine. We seem to have 2 different kinds and no one method seems to work best. He tried to use a...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 08-22-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,517
Posted By joy13
BTW a 15 gallon is the same footprint as a 10...

BTW a 15 gallon is the same footprint as a 10 gallon. That is 5 gallons more swim space for your clown. A clown doesn't need an anemone.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-09-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,275
Posted By joy13
Get the clowns then wait until you upgrade to get...

Get the clowns then wait until you upgrade to get any more fish. Anyone that hasn't upgraded to a larger tank must not have room, got a large tank to begin withor didn't get off on the right foot. ...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Identification 09-09-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By joy13
I would say he is a bad guy because of the black...

I would say he is a bad guy because of the black tips on the claws. You need to do a little spying at night to figure out where he is then set up a trap for him.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 09-09-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By joy13
Tube lights can mean several things T8, T5 or...

Tube lights can mean several things T8, T5 or compact florescent. Depending how many tubes and what kind of lights you have will make a difference on the type of corals you can keep.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 08-20-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By joy13
LPS most do sting and use chemical warfare for...

LPS most do sting and use chemical warfare for real estate. I have had an acan attack leather and nearly kill, I thought they were far enough apart. The leather recovered but it took about 4 months...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 08-20-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By joy13
I have a blue damsel in with my lemon peel and...

I have a blue damsel in with my lemon peel and the damsel is always getting beaten up. It will depend on the fish actually. My friend had a Sargent major that was in a tank and never bothered...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 08-20-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By joy13
Those look like feeder tentacles to me.

Those look like feeder tentacles to me.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 08-19-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By joy13
It helps to decide what fish you want then decide...

It helps to decide what fish you want then decide on the size of tank. Do you want a reef tank with corals or just a tank with sand and rock? Read as much as you can before deciding what you want...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 04-02-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By joy13
The clowns once they get a little older you might...

The clowns once they get a little older you might have a territory problem. Your might get away with a lawnmower blenny but mine hates my clown fish it is a personal problem he has with the clown. ...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 03-23-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By joy13
A 10 gallon tank with 2 fish aggressive fish? ...

A 10 gallon tank with 2 fish aggressive fish? IMO no. One will stress out the other one or both will end up dead. Have you thought about a pistol shrimp and goby?
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 03-23-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,465
Posted By joy13
How bad is the ich? Do you plan on adding any...

How bad is the ich? Do you plan on adding any other fish to the tank? When you keep your tank fishless make sure you at least feed the tank once a week to keep the bacteria fed. I kept a tank...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 03-23-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By joy13
I feed my tank a small amount of algae based food...

I feed my tank a small amount of algae based food every day. My lawnmower will eat anything and everything which probably isn't the best diet for a long life. Mine won't touch an algae sheet to...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 03-23-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By joy13
I found out while comparing testing methods with...

I found out while comparing testing methods with a friend he was always getting nitrate readings a lot higher than I did. I don't know why since the tubes were rinsed out well and it seemed like we...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 03-23-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By joy13
IMO 2 clowns will be stressed out unless they are...

IMO 2 clowns will be stressed out unless they are already a pair and don't get divorced. Remember clowns are very messy eaters so the bio load would be heavier than it would be with 2 fish the same...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Identification 03-23-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By joy13
Here is a good link maybe this will help id it...

Here is a good link maybe this will help id it Worm Hitch Hikers (https://www.chucksaddiction.com/hitchworms.html)
Forum: Members Saltwater Tanks Showcase 03-19-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By joy13
There are people that are always looking for...

There are people that are always looking for mantis shrimp in my area to do a specialized tank for. They are really neat little guys once they get to know who feeds them food and will also recognize...
Forum: Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 03-19-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,222
Posted By joy13
How big is your tank? It sounds like it isn't...

How big is your tank? It sounds like it isn't getting enough to eat, they are sand sifters so feeding them like you do other fish doesn't really work, the food has to get to the sand so it can eat...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Identification 03-19-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By joy13
It looks like a tube worm or a vermetid snail....

It looks like a tube worm or a vermetid snail. Chuck's Addiction (https://www.chucksaddiction.com/) look under hitchhikers you might get idea what it is for sure.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 03-19-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By joy13
Those are all hitchhikers. The worm is probably...

Those are all hitchhikers. The worm is probably a bristle worm. I like mine I have one that I am not for sure how big he is but at least 10 inches but is longer I only have seen one end lol. I am...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 03-19-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By joy13
What kind of lights and flow do you have in your...

What kind of lights and flow do you have in your tank? Things like kenya tree, blue cloves, green star polyps, waving hand and xenia can take over a tank quickly so if you get any of those as...
Forum: Nano Reefs 03-18-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By joy13
Looks like diatoms once your tank is established...

Looks like diatoms once your tank is established they will go away on their own. I don't know what the green algae on the glass is maybe this will help id it ReefCleaners.org | Clean Up Crews and...
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