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Why Does a Tiger Tail Sea Cucumber Split and is it Normal?

A month or two after we purchased our Tiger Tail Sea Cucumber, it appeared that the sea cucumber split in two, each half taking up residence at opposite ends of the tank. This was a surprise to us as we were … Continue reading

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Injured Blue-Green Chromis

In April 2012 we purchased 3 Blue-Green Chromis. It seems that Chromis are always at odds with each other, always picking and chasing each other. Six months after we purchased them, one of them simply stopped showing up at feeding … 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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Nudibranch!

We recently discovered a tiny nudibranch crawling on the glass of our aquarium. We put it under the microscope and captured this video. Under the blue T5 lights of the aquarium, this nudibranch is highly colorful, fluorescing bright green. The … Continue reading

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Photographing an Aquarium

We currently use a Cannon PowerShot SD850 IS digital camera to take pictures of our aquarium. It’s a decent enough little camera, but we have been wanting a new one for a while now, one that will take better images … Continue reading

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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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