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Hello Everyone!

Posted 01/07/2018 at 02:33 PM by SaltStorm

Hello everyone!

Nice to virtually meet you! I am new here and to SW. Please forgive me if I ask too many dumb questions. I am learning at a very fast pace and so excited to do so!

I will start a blog here shortly... I think!

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George's Atlanta IM Nuvo Peninsula 14g

Posted 12/28/2017 at 07:57 AM by Merfin70

Toying around with Flickr so will post 3 old pics I found of my 65g tank that is coming down. The first is my clam about 3 years ago when it spawned the first time. He was about 3" long when I first got him 8 years ago. Spawning went on for about an hour and made everything in the tank go crazy.



The 2nd and 3rd were of the carpet who decided one day to stretch all the way out to grab...
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Newbie Talking To Newbies

Posted 12/01/2017 at 01:15 PM by B.R.O

So Let's me just start by saying WOW! I had no Idea that this was going to be this difficult at first. I conducted roughly 6 months worth of research before jumping into this hobby. I still under estimated this project and what it was going to take to be successful. 2 things I heard, and should have listened to before getting started were (this is not a cheap hobby)!!! And (you have to be Patient)!! Just FYI I am cheap and I do not have much patience, but I have loved the ocean since I was a kid....
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I am using my blog to catalog coral and fish introduced into my 135 peninsula

Posted 10/29/2017 at 01:02 PM by five.five-six
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No photoshopping, all pics are taken with evaluated white balance under 250 watt radium 20k lights



This is 7 heads of utter chaos from Rik /Dodgerblew




Starting bottom to top:

Green/Purple Goniastrea I won in the RAP volunteer raffle

Above it is an orange polyp didgitata that was included when I bought a CaCl2 reactor from my LFS...
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Why NTTH Seems Like Ich Central

Posted 09/16/2017 at 11:06 AM by Sk8r
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Why New To The Hobby at times seems to be Ich Central...
The answer is sadly simple. NTTH folk too often concentrate on precision with the cycle chemistry, and then---don't know how very, very, very, very critical the next step is, which is to be absolutely certain A) the sandbed is somewhat matured beyond mere cycle (ie, can it handle even one fish safely yet?) and B) that the water will not be (for a fish) like a run-in with sandpaper.
SOLVING A: put a CUC in and even FEED them for...
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