Sponges ?

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  1. Stressed Eric

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    These guys are popping up all over too, about the size of half a grain of rice, and have a hole right through the centre - my id is a sponge, and they are good, how far off am I ?

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  3. Warr7207

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    Those are squirts

    No problem, they generally don't survive long.

    PS: that lighting makes your tank look like a cool curry colour :p
     
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    they normally grow in low lighting...or no light

    yip that curry look makes me hungry:whistling:
     
  5. Stressed Eric

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    lol, yeah, that's the mega cool 4000K sump lighting .... Chaeto loves it but ......

    midnight snack time ?
     
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    damn im hungry...chat later:leaving:
     
  7. Mike

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    Sycon sponges - harmless and beneficial free clean up crew.
     
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    Calcerous sponge
     
  9. Brith

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    sycon sponges

    I am a research technician at the international institute of marine molecular biology (SARS) in Bergen Norway.
    I am working on a type of these sponges, and I am supposed to grow them in a facility we are working on., which has never been done before. And then I see here all the people that have them in their tanks, so there must be hope for me to :)

    Could anyone answer me on how they have built up there sump, what sand you have and where you got the live rock from, temperature of your tanks, lights etc.

    Anything would be helpful as I am setting up two tropical tanks (Deep sand bed), aswell as an norwegian cold saltwater tank.

    Cheers

    Brith
     
  10. Mike

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    Brith,
    I've set you up your own thread in general dicsussions to concentrate your replies into one thread.
     
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