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Forum: Mantis Shrimp 12/24/2002, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By Agilecrux
ahh my home land. i imagine you would find...

ahh my home land.

i imagine you would find mantis's for the phillippines, seeing that its not too far away, plus pacific rim species and maybe indonesian.

i would head to Cocos island at the...
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 08/20/2002, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Agilecrux
doing great actually. slow on the growth but...

doing great actually.

slow on the growth but thats expected w/ them.

P. ciliata huh. still would like to get one but no room right now for it. in the future though.

i didnt see your post...
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 08/20/2002, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Agilecrux
fcamdog remember me? still got the g....

fcamdog

remember me?

still got the g. mutatus that i got from you. doing pretty good too.
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 08/20/2002, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Agilecrux
when i had my 6" peacock i would hand feed it w/o...

when i had my 6" peacock i would hand feed it w/o any problem. what i did was slowly move my hand closer to the peacock every time i went to feed it untill the mantis would gently grap the food from...
Forum: Advanced Topics 02/25/2002, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By Agilecrux
yup its Urchin waste.

yup its Urchin waste.
Forum: Advanced Topics 02/25/2002, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Agilecrux
i second that. how big is it?

i second that.

how big is it?
Forum: Reef Discussion 02/25/2002, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By Agilecrux
its sounds like it starting to split. how...

its sounds like it starting to split.

how long has this been going on?
Forum: Reef Discussion 02/06/2002, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Agilecrux
its kind of hard to get a really good look at it...

its kind of hard to get a really good look at it because of the pics being out of focus but by the over all looks of it, its a mantis shrimp.

check this site out

http://www.blueboard.com/mantis/
Forum: New to the Hobby 02/04/2002, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Agilecrux
thanks again

thanks again
Forum: New to the Hobby 02/04/2002, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Agilecrux
just an update and another ?

Skipper thnx

after 2 days of running the carbon the tank is now crystal clear.

how long should i run the carbon? a couple of days or always run the carbon for now on.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/30/2002, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Agilecrux
i use a Water Purifier (counter top DI unit) for...

i use a Water Purifier (counter top DI unit) for water make up and changes. if im doing a water change i let the water sit for at least 24 hours w/ a heater and a powerhead.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/29/2002, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Agilecrux
the LR has been in for about a month now. i have...

the LR has been in for about a month now. i have constantly done water changes since this problem started occuring. the only thing that has helped it so keep the lights off for a couple of days, but...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/29/2002, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Agilecrux
HELP.... problem w/ tank brown water

I have a 55g tank and the water keeps turning brown. this problem started after i put in 45 pounds of LR in that was cured.
before i put in the LR the tank was up and running for about 4 months...
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 01/25/2002, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 758
Posted By Agilecrux
its next to impossible. mantis shrimp have a...

its next to impossible.

mantis shrimp have a long planktonic stage.
the power heads, skimmer etc. would kill all the larva before they had a chance to settle out of the planktonic stage.
Forum: Mantis Shrimp 01/07/2002, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Agilecrux
what size mantis and the species of the mantis....

what size mantis
and the species of the mantis.

the depth of the sand depends on if the mantis is a smasher or a spearer. i personally use CC for a smasher, sand for a spearer.

a heater in my...
Forum: Advanced Topics 12/19/2001, 01:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,056
Posted By Agilecrux
just got them....

i just got he books about 10 miutes ago.

i thought that i would let people know that they are on the their way, if you havent got them yet.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/06/2001, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Agilecrux
NM... i found out what it is. i thought that...

NM...

i found out what it is. i thought that i could get a quick answer. i was wrong.

anyways its a beaded sea anemone.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/06/2001, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Agilecrux
ok....... some ones got to know here.

ok.......

some ones got to know here.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/06/2001, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,001
Posted By Agilecrux
ixbx you got mail

ixbx

you got mail
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/06/2001, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Agilecrux
been where 6 months never seen...

i have been here 6 months and never seen a pic or description of this type of Anemone. its still at the LFS but wondering about it.

this Anemone is 2 tune brown striped, w/ short arms. the arms...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/28/2001, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By Agilecrux
when it comes to molting i dont know anything...

when it comes to molting i dont know anything about the pistol shrimp, but i do know about mantis shrimps. either case you should find a molt.

with mantis shrimps, moltings can come every 3-4...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/26/2001, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By Agilecrux
alligator IMHO I would lean toward a pistol...

alligator

IMHO I would lean toward a pistol shrimp. mantis shrimps and pistols do make different sounds. mantis shrimps hit rocks so if the sound sounds like some one hitting a rock then it could...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/26/2001, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Agilecrux
yes your are right it is a diatom bloom. the...

yes your are right it is a diatom bloom. the purple-ish color algae, if its stringy it is a cynobacteria.

after a couple of weeks both if these should start to clear up when the tank matures.
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/26/2001, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By Agilecrux
I would start looking to get a visual on the...

I would start looking to get a visual on the critter. this will take some patience. when I hear the the fabled sound I would get a flash light out and hope to catch a sneak preview. the pistol shrimp...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/20/2001, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By Agilecrux
ok their gone tonight when i get home. now...

ok their gone tonight when i get home.

now that i thought about it for a while i dont want to take the chance.

it seems strange that they started showing up after i cured the LF. i would have...
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