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2015-10-27 Pseudocorynactis Caribbeorum Anemone, I think

Posted 10/27/2015 at 06:51 AM by Olliesshop (Ollie's Reef)

This little Anemone, which is about 1" diameter, has grown from the first live rock I bought. I first saw it 4 months ago, when it was less than 1/4" diameter. The pictures I took last evening show a beautiful green iridescence. I wish I could get a better picture, but my Macro Lens doesn't want to cooperate. Plus it likes to stay in the dark underside of the rock.

This are a couple of pics from yesterday.
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October 25 Status - Still much to learn about feeding and nutrients

Posted 10/25/2015 at 03:03 AM by Olliesshop (Ollie's Reef)

To start, here’s the latest highlights of my Tank and Fuge.


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Household products or situations that can damage your tank

Posted 10/17/2015 at 11:22 AM by Sk8r

Household products or situations that can damage your tank
1. pesticides
2. ammonia- or petroleum-based glass cleaners
3. scented candles
4. carpet fresheners
5. paints, refinishers and other associated products like thinners and cleaners, including from hobby.
6. smoke, including heavy tobacco smoke
7. air fresheners
8. Lysol and other cleaners
9. antimicrobial or antibiotic sponges or cleaners or gloves
10. flea treatments...
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40 Gallon Rebuild

Posted 10/13/2015 at 06:33 PM by JamesHolt
Updated 10/27/2015 at 06:50 PM by JamesHolt

Decided to rebuild the 40g after all..
Earlier this month I re-arranged my frag/softie tank and put some of the rock in the 40g that I was using to hold my foxface and panther grouper until I finished my 180g. .
In the process of doing that I wound up killing my foxface with a nitrate/nitrite spike.. (forgot to turn the return pump back on)
So I decided to rebuild the 40g since I wouldn't need the 180g as quickly..
So this is what my frag/softie wound up looking like......
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Still getting started at 6 months old

Posted 10/13/2015 at 11:44 AM by Olliesshop (Ollie's Reef)

Well, I figured it's time to start my Blog, after transitioning from my 125 gallon Freshwater tank. Here's many videos of the tank and the Cichlids I bred and raised, at my YouTube channel ... https://www.youtube.com/user/olliesshop/videos. I've had Cichlid Freshwater aquariums for over 40 years ... yes that makes me old.


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