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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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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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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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Investigating “Bugs” Crawling On Our Coral

Recently, we noticed that our Chocolate Mint Chip Zoanthid Coral had seemed agitated and had been closed more often than open over the past few days. We have found that when the aquarium lights go out for the night is … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Chip Coral

Every time we go to “just look” at Preuss Pets, we always come home with something. Our most recent purchase is this beautiful coral. It is a Zoanthid coral and called Mint Chocolate Chip coral. I think we got a … Continue reading

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Reef Chili Reef Aquarium Food

Since we started our tank, we have varied the food for our fish, corals, and reef so much that we currently have 6 different types we use. We use everything from Phyto Feast, Arcti Pods, Tigger Pods, fish pellets, Mysis … Continue reading

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