Author Archives: Amanda

Follow-Up to the Daily Dispute

I recently wrote about a daily dispute that has been going on between our female Clownfish and male Scooter Dragonette that I was concerned about, and unfortunately, has ended badly. I came home one day last week to find our … Continue reading

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2013 Michigan Coral Expo & Swap

We have just returned from the 2013 Michigan Coral Expo and Swap!      This year the swap was held in the conference center at the Best Wester Plus Hotel in Lansing. This is a much better location than last year. … Continue reading

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Daily Disputes Between Our Clowfish and Dragonette

Ever since our Scooter Dragonette started eating pellets, our female clown, (a.k.a Mamma Clown) has become increasingly more aggravated with our Dragonette. Every day at feeding time, our Dragonette waits on the substrate under the other fish for un-eaten pellets … Continue reading

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Resolution for the New Year

With all the Holiday’s and traveling, I have barely had time to sit down and write a blog post, let alone keep up on aquarium maintenance. I’m not sure how I would do it if I was keeping an aquarium … Continue reading

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Sea Squirt!

When changing our filter sock, we always look inside to see if there is anything swimming around before replacing it. There is usually some copepods or amphipods, so we dump them back into the sump. The last sock change revealed … Continue reading

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10 Month Reef Tank

It has been 10 months since we set up our reef tank. You can compare the pictures below to see how the tank has progressed since last February.   When looking back at our 1 month photo, I can’t even … Continue reading

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Our New Aquascape

Andy has not been happy with our aquascaping for quite some time, while I have maintained the thought that it looks “just fine”. But, if Andy is one thing, it is persistent, and finally tracked down someone that would come … Continue reading

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Sea Cucumber

At the same time we purchased our Nassarius snails, we also purchased a Sea Cucumber. This particular type of sea cucumber is called a Tiger Tail Sea Cucumber. They range from gray to brown, depending on the specific type of … Continue reading

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