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  1. Todd_Sails

    Todd_Sails Giant Squid

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    Did I miss an updated FTS- hint, hint

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  3. DSC reef

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  4. oldfishkeeper

    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    I'll get one in a couple of minutes but remember - I've been struggling with the algae I'll get a close up of. Any help IDing will be appreciated!

    posts are below - my photography skills really stink. I tried to get a close up of the algae but it doesn't really show up. I'll see if I can talk hubby into taking a macro shot with his camera.
     
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  5. oldfishkeeper

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  6. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Nice OFK. Looking good buddy.
     
  7. DSC reef

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    The algae is not that bad mindy. That's what I struggled with for about a year until finally it stopped growing. I would scrub it off with a toothbrush. I make it a point to blow off my rocks daily with a baster and now that my biopellets are fully kicked in plus gfo, my nutrients are well exported. It takes a while but stay diligent. Tank is looking really good. So where do you get the purple plaster from??? Lol
     
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  9. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Looks good Mindy. Since you do not have a lot of corals that can get knocked down you might want to think about a pin stripped urchin.
     
  10. oldfishkeeper

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    hey girl! I do have an urchin in there - would 2 be too much? I really like inverts :)
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi Mindy,

    What type of urchin?. A pin stripped is going to help keep the coralline in check and probably eat those small tuffs of algae, but I would be hesitant to add a second if your current urchin is also a coralline or other algae eater.
     
  12. oldfishkeeper

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    I don't think my current urchin is much of a coralline eater :) I'll go check and figure out what kind it is....it's black with long spines but I don't believe it's a long-spine - sounds logical I know lol

    update - it's a short spine urchin so that really makes me look like I know nothing
     
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