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Old 07-15-2011, 12:51 AM   #491
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anxious waiting for your stuff?

Yes and no. LOL, I'm exhausted so I don't want to do anything. Going to bed soon, gotta get up for work in 4 hours. I think the anticipation will hit when the time is closer.

I have no idea what I'm gonna do with the canister filter. I don't understand them or anything (what they are for, how to use them, what to put in them, all that kinda stuff) but.....based on what I've read, I should have got that first and never have gotten the Emperor 500.

I got an email today, that the lights were shipped out. All items have the same estimated deliver date Jul 19-22nd/23rd. Sooooo I just scope out my rock with my flashlight, get sick to my stomach and go to bed. LOL

OK vacation is officially over for. No more staying up all night researching. I gotta work for 2 weeks then 2 more weeks vacation. WOOHOO!, Maybe I can get some home-owning stuff done. HAHAHA, right.....somewhere in between my tank stuff and again somewhere in between my tank stuff.
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:53 AM   #492
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The canister filter is easy as pie. The directions are suoer easy and they even give you a dvd to watch if you need it. The fluval is a dream to run too. You'll see. You'll wonder why you even worried. lol
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Old 07-16-2011, 11:54 PM   #493
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The canister filter is easy as pie. The directions are suoer easy and they even give you a dvd to watch if you need it. The fluval is a dream to run too. You'll see. You'll wonder why you even worried. lol

I'm sure if I have questions, I'll be bugging for answers LOL.

Gonna look at my rock and see if those tentacle looking things came out anymore, then off to bed. 3am comes too early.

Have not done testing. After work tomorrow, if the tentacle things are too scarey, am gonna get my rock rearanged so the big pieces can finally get to the bottom. Will do testing tomorrow after moving the rock.

I think I'm getting close to the point of ordering MY FIRST SW...something. LOL. I'm chicken. I am not sure what I'm gonna start with. I'm thinking maybe a coral instead of a fish first. I still have to figure out what order to get things, well heck I gotta figure out what corals and stuff are compatible yet, I've read it but don't remember what can go with what.

Yep opening up a big can of worms, I mean fishies. lol
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I'd say coral first just so there's no crazy fishies swimming around while you're trying to put corals in, but that's just me. Getting the feeling that its just one huge book that has no beginning or ending? Lol
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Old 07-17-2011, 02:37 AM   #495
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Most people start with fish. lol It's not like the fish will attack you while youre messing around in there. Mine pretty much mind their own business when I'm futzing around with rock and coral re arranging.
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Yeah one BIG NEVERENDING BOOK lol.

What gloves are safe? I bought a pair of Playtex Handsaver gloves, are they ok.

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I bought the playtex gloves and used them when I was moving over to the 125g, I was afraid of what might sting or bit me. lol
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If you are sensitive to coral, I would use latex gloves, rinsed first. If you are not sensitive, I prefer bare hands. We rarely let divers wear gloves anymore as the gloved hand can damage coral worse than a bare hand will. Gentle is the only way to go.
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I have heard people say keeping corals is easier than keeping fish and then I've heard the exact opposite. In my mind, I'm not prepared for corals yet :| Im trying to keep fish alive first.
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Lucky you carey lol. I guess I didn't think about the nipping hands part when I decided to go aggressive.... The only 2 that haven't bit me so far are my MaY clown and my goby...they are lil bullies
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