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Old 01-24-2005, 10:11 PM   #11
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Nothing really stands out except the clown goby. My only suggestion would be getting a small dead branching coral skelaton in hopes it adopts that instead. Wouldn't hurt to do a few water changes over the next week as well with well aged/aerated SW. Sometimes it's simplest solutions that work best.

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Old 01-25-2005, 12:41 AM   #12
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I did a water change on Saturday and was planning another on Weds. More bad news.....I hadn't seen my orange linkia for a few days. I saw it today and here is what I saw. Not good. One arm is almost gone and another is looking bad as you can see. The other 3 look OK for now. So....should I go ahead and remove him or leave him and hope for the best?

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Old 01-25-2005, 11:15 AM   #13
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So....should I go ahead and remove him or leave him and hope for the best?
Your tank is large enough to withstand the loss if it takes a turn for the worse. Personally I'd still wait on it. I won't lie to you though, when that kind of condition sets in it's usually not going to recover but you should give it every chance.

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Well....the star didn't make it. My wife really liked that star.
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Sorry for your loss

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Old 01-26-2005, 11:34 PM   #16
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Sorry Fireman. That was a beautiful star. I lost one awhile back and it is hard to watch them slowly dissolve.
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I don't know if I will get another. My wife wants one again. I'm going to try and talk her into waiting for a while if I can.
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I got a nice red tile star fish from Greentree after my first one died. They have been carrying these lately.
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Not familiar with it.....reef safe? Sandy's in L'ville had a red-knob star...not reef safe. They also had a Clown Mantis!!! If I had another tank setup I would've got him....he was gorgeous.
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See here:http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/p...cfm?pCatId=580

Mine is a maroon color. Greentree had one about the size of a dollar coin last week. Mine is about twice that size. He is foraging my LR in the back so I don't see him much but he is cool when I do.

There is supposed to be a new LFS that has SW in Louisville. I plan to check it out this week. If you have not been to Aquatica lately, you should. He had some excellent stuff. I got a orange monti frag and a blue tip acro. Both were <$30 total.
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