Category Archives: Interesting Articles

Pistol Shrimp & Watchman Goby Pair

The newest additions to our tank are a Pistol Shrimp and a Watchman Goby. These two animals are usually purchased as a pair because they work and live together, and have a very unique relationship. The Pistol Shrimp is blind, … Continue reading

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Yikes! A zoa eating nudibranch! What Can Be Done?

I took this photo a few days after discovering our first nudibranch. The eye-catching fluorescent green made it easy to spot on the base of our Lobo coral. Despite how beautiful it is, we believe it to be a Zoanthid-eating … 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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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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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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Peanut Worm!

While trying to catch suspicious snails in our tank one night (more on that later), we spotted what we think is a Peanut Worm or Sipunculida. He was not in a position for us to be able to remove him … Continue reading

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Battling Marine Ich- Day 5

Well, this will probably be my last post on our Sharknose Goby with Marine Ich for a while. He not only still has it, but is still acting and eating normally. I expect to find him not doing well when … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Great Escape

We hadn’t seen one of our Sharknose Goby’s for a day or so and started getting concerned that he was no longer alive. There’s quite a few places in a reef tank for a fish to hide, but it is highly unusual … Continue reading

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