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  1. kiwi210

    Reef Safe Invertebrates?

    Looking to add some inverts to my tanks. Thinking either an urchin or starfish. I haven't started my reef yet but I know in the future I will be adding some zoas and polyps. What are some easy to maintain inverts that are also reef safe? 
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    Is It Safe To Add A Discus To One Of My Tanks?

    I've been owning cichlids for over 2 years and I think I'm finally experienced enough to own a Discus. I have a 55 gallon tank with 2 smaller Blood parrots. One of them is a little aggressive but the other one is pretty calm. My other tank is a 40 gallon with a Jewel, Johanni, Yellow Lab, and...
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    Plants And Cichlids?

    I want to add some live plants to my south american cichlid tank but I was told they will eat the plants. Is this true or just a rumor? 
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    Purple Algae?

    Why do I have dark purple algae growing on my live rock? There are also some bright green spots. I just cleaned my tank and there was brown algae all over the substrate and walls. How do I take care of this WITHOUT adding chemicals? 
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    Thinking About A Possible Brackish Tank-I Have A Few Questions On How

    I have a lot of experience with saltwater and freshwater tanks but I never had a brackish. I'm a little confused on how to get one started. Does it need live rock? What should the specific gravity be? What type of substrate should I use? Is it possible to do a nano tank? 
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    How To I Upgrade My Saltwater Tank?

    I started a 10 gallon saltwater tank and recently bought equipment to setup a 75 gallon tank. How do I successfully transfer my live rock and clownfish to the new tank? I haven't set it up yet because I need to buy more live rock. I can't afford another 65 pounds of live rock and would like to...
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    Blood Parrot Problems

    One of my blood parrots has become very sick looking. He still dark in color because he is still juvenile but he has developed a large white spot near his caudal fin. His fins are torn but there are no evidence of bite marks. My blood parrots have recently spawned but were obviously unsuccessful...