Posts Tagged ‘clean up crew’
The Tiger Tail Sea Cucumber (Holothuria sp.) isn’t going to win the award for the flashiest thing in your tank. With a brown colored body that includes white thorny looking protrusions, the Tiger Tail looks like something you’d …Read more
One of my favorite mobile invertebrates of all time is the Tuxedo Urchin (Mespilia globulus).
Tuxedo Urchins are small sea urchins that have broad bands of color in between their spine rows. Most tuxedo urchins are blue or …Read more
Except for a couple of specific corals, or corals in specific situations, I’m not a fan of feeding coals. Sometimes corals have to be fed and here’s how to do it such that they actually get to eat what you …Read more
This week’s live question and answer show included questions on combining multiple tanks into one big system, RO water vs DI water and lowering high alkalinity . I also demonstrate exactly how I do water changes in my 375 gallon …Read more
Mr. Saltwater Tank TV Friday AM Quick Tip #117: Should Fish And Clean Up Crew Be The Usual Suspects?
Fish and clean up crew members can be your coral’s friends, or they can be foe. Here’s what to watch for to make sure the usual suspects aren’t guilty of a coral eating crime.
Crabs, shrimp and snails all make up members of your tank’s clean up crew. Given their nature, they crawl over everything and can make you think they do more harm then good. Here’s how to make sure they are staying …Read more
Think that invertebrate is a goner? Here’s how to be sure.
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You want your tank to be as clear and striking as possible. Did you know that you get that accomplished without much effort on your part?
I’ll show you how in this episode of Mr. Saltwater Tank TV.
Note: As …Read more