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  1. Hi, I've kept saltwater tanks and fish for a while and now am beginning to get into reef tanks. I purchased my first bit today but am not sure exactly what it is. Is it a bubble-tip anemone? (It's in the middle of the photo and it came attached to a small pink/purple/green rock. Each of its 'tentacles' are no bigger than about 0.5cm long. Also I tested all its water parameters that it came in the bag with to compare it to my tank water and it was all almost identical except the pH in the bag was 8.8 and mine in the tank was 8.2, is this too different and should I increase my one? I've read different things online and not sure what is correct. Also the green weed/plant in the photo on the bottom left had grew on its own, I don't think it is a type of coral but a seaweed. The picture is here: https://ibb.co/sR2Y9Ms thank you.
  2. veiledfox

    Invader: Worm? Shrimp?

    Today I discovered something from the gates of hell. I was moving some decor around in my 30 gallon tank, which houses a pair of clowns, a pair of seahorses, and a pair of crabs. I noticed some tiny things swimming around after I moved the decor. I was hoping they would've been a baby seahorses... but instead I got the misfortune of whatever this is. This one was the only one that was big enough for me to catch. At first I though it was possibly a shrimp or something that hitch hiked it's way in. Now I'm thinking it might be a worm of some sort. It's all curled up in the images I've attached cause I think I injured it while I was ~fishing~ it out. It's definitely not a baby crab. It has an elongated figure. Could this be a bristleworm? I apologize for the low quality photos, this thing is seriously tiny and it was hard to get a good shot of it.
  3. MrsJones91011

    Shrimp hitch hiker in live rock

    Hey hey, just received some live rock and trying to identify this little dude. Is he a mantis shrimp? And if so, do you think he will kill all the freakin gorilla crabs if I allow him to live?? Thanks in Advance!
  4. Shaace

    Isopods ID

    Hello all, need your experts help to identify the isopods species that is on my garden. Isopods is found in south east asia (tropical country), size wise: 1/8" to 3/8" (3mms to 8mms), looks wise is gray/blueish from far, some are oranges, one or two is white. I am thinking this could be blue powder isopods? Or dwarf grey isopods? Or could be others? Sorry, i cant seems to upload the image link. :( https://ibb.co/jrR6Pkw https://ibb.co/DpcNFBs https://ibb.co/YpnXWpH Thank you all
  5. JRC

    Coral ID help

    Can anyone help ID these coral. I got them in a frag pack at a trade show and can't for the life of me figure out what they are. Coral #1 Coral #2
  6. Sea la vie

    Sea slug identification

    I need help identifying what I believe was a sea slug. I was waist deep in the water at Hilton Head Beach, South Carolina (eastern Atlantic). A wave came and I suddenly felt a horrible stinging/biting sensation on the top of my knee. This beach is notorious for sea nettle jelly fish stings and I had been stung twice already during the trip. This sensation felt entirely different and was much more painful. The pain was so intense I was screaming and flailing around. I tried swiping whatever it was off, but it was almost like it had latched on. My friend came over and I was screaming that whatever it was, was stuck on me. I looked at my knee and I saw a tiny almost transparent creature that looked much like a sea slug. He aggressively pushed it off with his thumb and the pain continued for hours after. There was a red ring where it had either suctioned on or bit me that lasted hours as well. To this day, I have no idea what it was. It was such a bizarre encounter. Any clue what this could have been?
  7. Hey there fellow reefers! Don't judge me if I'm not doing this right as this is my first post ever on these forums cuz I don't know what else to do, or where to go to ask with the whole COVID everywhere is closed and a giant hassle. Anyways... My 90G tank has been running for 8 months now it's been cycled I've seeded it with copepods. I currently have 4 snails just cruising around cleaning the walls. There is 80lbs of CaribiSea agraalive sand and one lone rock. In the display I have a sump with filter sock and right after my bubble catcher in my return pump section (I know it's quite small cuz I have an external pump running not my doing came with the set up and was to anxious to wait till I had a new sumo to run it) so I just fires it up. It's done cycling. I'm not to new at reefing I have a 1.5 yr 60 gallon up stairs doing great fish and all but it's running a canister filter so the whole sumo thing is new to me. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks guys.
  8. Anybody know what species of hermit crab this is? It's eyes, antennae and claws match with electric blue hermits but its legs are red and white instead of blue and black. Any idea what it is?
  9. I can't figure out what this is, I have never added this to my tank or heard of it.
  10. Reefer-begginer

    Proper ID

    hey all, so a few days ago I bought a red scolymia, and was curious if this is a actual scoly and not a trachyphylia that looks like a scoly, as i have seen trachys that look exactly like this, but with more of a open "core" http://imgur.com/gallery/UveSmEG Also regarding that, where should I place it if It is a trachy or scoly?
  11. FinsRFriends

    What type of worm is this?

    I have a saltwater ecosphere and have been unable to find identification resources for this little guy. Any ideas?
  12. Starfishie99

    need some help! corals?

    got these two corals and i need some help figuring out what they are one is soft almost like an anemone the green one is harder thats really all i can say about them
  13. Hi, this is my first time posting here and I am wandering what sort if worm this is ( sorry the photo is bad) and whether it's bad or not and if so, the best way to get rid of it. I got up this morning and saw it. When I turned the aquarium light on, it seemed to try and slink back. This is my first marine set-up although I've had cold and tropical fresh water fish for years. Any help and tips would be greatly appreciated, Thanks!
  14. Azure Phoenix Reefing

    Unknown Critter hiked his way into the DT

    Hello fellow reefers, here I am again, this time with an unknown critter that hiked it's way into the display tank. I figure it came with either the Leptastrea or Torch coral I recently added. My first guess would be it is a baby serpentstar of some kind, however I'd love to hear your thoughts on it. Apologies for the quality and blue color. Again, it was almost light out when I first noticed it and I had to zoom in quite a bit to have it in view.
  15. GetPsyched2124

    ID these Zoas?

    does anybody have any idea what the name/kind of zoanthids these are? thse are the best pics I could find searching through my camera roll from a couple months ago. I bought them from my LFS and they didn't have any specified name. I know in the third pic there's some radioactive dragon eyes mixed in there with another one, maybe two types, of zoas. and a rough guess that those are spiderman zoas in the second? I have no clue what zoas those are in the first pic. any help would be appreciated
  16. merickson45

    Coral ID

    Hi all! I'm completely new to the hobby, and after doing a bunch of research I just got my first reef tank from a local shop. They gave me a bunch of rock, and a few corals came along for the ride. Below is an image of one I'm having trouble identifying. Does anyone know what this is? Let me know if better quality pictures are needed. Thanks! Michael
  17. Hey. I've tried and cannot work out what this is. It has what looks like the underside of a mushroom (like multiple fins) main body and a banded tentacle. I have touched with probe and is is soft but doesn't react. This is in my new 15 litre pico reef. The liverock came from LFS and was well cured. I have a colony of zoas and some GSP. I have no recent water parameters. Photos r best I can get. Thanks Eamonn
  18. They came on my live rock. Are they problematic? If not, how do I keep them alive? Are they going to die as my tank cycles? Thanks!!
  19. HingleMcCringleberry

    Need help identifying this (with pictures)

    Does anyone know what this is. It just showed up and it’s right after I was an idiot and didn’t dip a new coral. Should I be concerned?
  20. HuskyReefer

    Algae identification

    Hello all, this is my first post here on the forum but I had a question in regard to what type of agae I have growing in my tank. My Tank has been going strong for about 6 months now. My parameters are all normal but have just begun to see a rapid growth of this random agae. The first picture is of the side of my tank and the second is a zoomed in on a spot. Thanks for your help!
  21. first off i want to find out what kind of coral i bought a while back. im just curious. and also i just finished feeding phytoplankton to my corals and are now feeding reef-roids. out of curiosity should i find a new coral food or maybe should i have any advice with food i currently feed them. Note: [my tank is a little cloudy because i just finished feeding and accedentally overloaded the food. lol, my bad] the coral is in the shell
  22. CoralStorm

    Bristle Worm or fire worm?

    i found this worm its really tiny about less than 2 inches which is too small right now to cause much harm so i will ask now i uploaded a photo its mostly grey-black with a bit of a grey-orange stripe what is it? should i remove it? and what should i do if i need to remove it? and is it safe with inverts?
  23. What the HECK is this thing? Is it nice? Is it mean? What do I do!? Bristle wrongs are no big but I have never seen anything like this guy, though I am very new to this community! Please help a girl out!
  24. Hi, this is my first post and my first reef tank. Its been running for 3 weeks and all is good and well. I found some interesting critter living in my rock. I've been unable to identify ot on my own but maybe some wiser person might be able to help. What I know about it's behaviour: It looks like it hides by covering itself with a stoney looking plug. It has one long feeler that seems to just sway in the water column. Not much more. Thanks for your help!😁
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