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Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 12-19-2005, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,836
Posted By melissfish
he died, there was a cone snail on his side, dont...

he died, there was a cone snail on his side, dont know if it killed him or was just having a feed
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 12-19-2005, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,836
Posted By melissfish
sick snowflake eel

my snowflake is really sick, i think hes a goner. He ate two days ago and seemed fine. This morning he was swimming around poorly, like totally uncoordinated, then he lay on his side. He is still...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 10-18-2005, 03:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,577
Posted By melissfish
mine eats every night,i just drop the food in the...

mine eats every night,i just drop the food in the tank and he comes out to get it, he went without food for 6 weeks a while back which had me pretty stressed, but he came good again after a full...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 10-18-2005, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By melissfish
yes i have corralimorphs (differnet types) that...

yes i have corralimorphs (differnet types) that are multiplying, leather toadstool, golf ball (still alive after 12 months) sponge(not doing so good) xenias(multiplying), button polyps(multipying)...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 10-17-2005, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,478
Posted By melissfish
sorry for your loss

sorry for your loss
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 10-17-2005, 02:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By melissfish
i have heaps of LR and only use my skimmer...

i have heaps of LR and only use my skimmer occasionally, E very one will tell you you need a skimmer but i personally dont agree, i used to run a skimmer all the time and my corals were dying, now...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 10-17-2005, 02:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,577
Posted By melissfish
i have a snowflake eel he is great, spends most...

i have a snowflake eel he is great, spends most of the day in his hole (make sure he has plenty of hiding places) and comes out and does a few laps every night before we feed him. He is very placid...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 10-17-2005, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By melissfish
it is good to see that your lion already takes...

it is good to see that your lion already takes prepared foods, i wouldnt worry about him going without food, in the wild they are opportunistic hunters, they only eat when the food comes to them, if...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 10-17-2005, 02:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,277
Posted By melissfish
garlic guard added to food makes all fish and...

garlic guard added to food makes all fish and infact all life (corals, inverts) in my tank go on a feeding frenzy, only my snowflake eel wont touch it.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 10-17-2005, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By melissfish
i have been buying seawater for about 8 months...

i have been buying seawater for about 8 months and havent seen cyanos since, it also saves time as i dont have to mix the salt and water and i know the water is right first time. I used to mix...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Identification 07-04-2005, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 738
Posted By melissfish
green slimy/ blobby thing

can anyone identify this. It has been in my tank ages but i only ever seen a green flat forked tongue looking worm, and his middle stretching around thru the rocks sometimes up to a metre long. Today...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 07-03-2005, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,778
Posted By melissfish
how often should u add the garlic.

how often should u add the garlic.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 07-03-2005, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,823
Posted By melissfish
mine appeared to change when i added an anemone...

mine appeared to change when i added an anemone to the tank, one became possessive of the anemone for a few weeks and headbutted any fish that came near, now she is much bigger than the other one....
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Identification 06-12-2005, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By melissfish
increasing currents on cyano areas also helps,...

increasing currents on cyano areas also helps, but clean it first or you will just spread it around the tank.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 06-12-2005, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By melissfish
i use sponge filters on mine, it also gives me...

i use sponge filters on mine, it also gives me extra seeded filters i can move to QT if needed
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 06-12-2005, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By melissfish
was there something wrong in the tank before you...

was there something wrong in the tank before you did the big clean. were the fish already showing signs of stress or is this your regular maintenance. Maybe there was a problem already and the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 06-12-2005, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By melissfish
aggresion /guppies

I had two guppies and a diamond tetra in tank for 1 week. today i found 1 dead guppy (the male) and it looks like something has eaten off his tail and had a few bites elsewhere. is there likely to be...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 06-03-2005, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,126
Posted By melissfish
i think it will not be fun but this drastic...

i think it will not be fun but this drastic measure should be carried out, have you cleaned and maintained your filters. the nitrates could be in a dirty filter bed, or as you said under the rocks. i...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-30-2005, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,441
Posted By melissfish
i put snails from rock pools in sydney and they...

i put snails from rock pools in sydney and they didnt hurt anything, they didnt like being underwater though kept coming to the surface, i think because they are from intertidal area. my trigger...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 05-29-2005, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By melissfish
not sure how i would seperate them ...

not sure how i would seperate them

https://www.flickr.com/photos/melissamurray/

and if i should trim the tips
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-29-2005, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 807
Posted By melissfish
my clownfish often look odd as they attempt to...

my clownfish often look odd as they attempt to hover stationary in one spot, with a slight bobbing up and down in the current. I think they are resting, the corner they have chosen probably looks...
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 05-29-2005, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By melissfish
the eel was added to the tank while it was...

the eel was added to the tank while it was fishless and had alrteady been empty 8 weeks, have added corals and rock but rock was most recent. should i treat all the fish or watch and wait. i plan on...
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-29-2005, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By melissfish
my dwarf lionfish used to sleep with my snowflake...

my dwarf lionfish used to sleep with my snowflake eel in the same cave in the rock, sadly lion died of hunger strike, but i never noticed any aggression between them.
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-29-2005, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,476
Posted By melissfish
also check that currents are strong, i used to...

also check that currents are strong, i used to get a lot of cyanos (red/ green slime algae) growing and an extra powerhead made a big difference.
Forum: Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 05-29-2005, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,468
Posted By melissfish
i personally dont think that reef safe treatments...

i personally dont think that reef safe treatments work well for ich, i used malachite green and tri sulpha and it did nothing, i only got rid of it after moving the fish to QT and treating with...
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