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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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Returning our Goby to the fish store

After weeks of watching our largest Sharknose Goby terrorize the smaller one, we finally caught him and put him into the sump until we could figure out what to do with him. Secluding him for a few days and then … Continue reading

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Cleaner Shrimp are Great Addition to Reef Tanks

Cleaner Shrimp are Great Addition to Reef Tanks Clean Up Crew. Here’s why: The Cleaner Shrimp has the scientific name of Lysmata amboinensis, but  goes by many common names such as the Skunk Cleaner, Scarlet Cleaner, Scarlet Skunk Cleaner, Pacific White Striped … Continue reading

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