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Old 02-08-2012, 10:49 PM   #11
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Ok I get paid next week so I'll get them then...would like two of each be good or what's a good combination. Sorry I've been a lot of questions lately but passed my year mark last year so really trying to start to turn this tank into a reef tank
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:05 PM   #12
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Some like the ATI Coral Plus too, which is a new lamp on the market. You might want 2 Blue plus, and One Aquablue Special, and one Coral Plus.
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I have all 4. They are sitting nicely beside my tank in their packaging... Ordered without thinking and they don't fit my T5HO or make them that fits... Great looking bulbs though.
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:59 PM   #14
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Alright I'll give those a try and meant just passed my year mark in January...what fixture u have? I have a two two bulb 48" bulbs fixtures...ones the Hagen glo fixture and the other is a acquatic life link both are t5ho fixtures
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Old 02-09-2012, 01:07 AM   #15
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I have all 4. They are sitting nicely beside my tank in their packaging... Ordered without thinking and they don't fit my T5HO or make them that fits... Great looking bulbs though.
Did you try to install them?
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Old 02-09-2012, 12:35 PM   #16
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Ok one more question? I have 1 Ocellaris clown and really wanna get another but my tank has 1 clown, 1 green mandarin, 1 orange spotted goby, 1 longnose hawkfish, 2 yellowtail damsels, and a coral banded shrimp so would adding another clown be ok? Also I would like to add a diamond watchman goby but rather have another clown so could I add both? I guess I just don't really know the rules for stocking in saltwater
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That green mandarin is going to slowly starve. You could try to add another clown, but you may see aggression.
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Sadly, I agree with Mr_X...the mandarin will need live food or he will probably not make it. The addition of another clown is more art than science. I would read the other posts here regarding adding clown fish. They're super territorial and should have a large tank so one can get away from the other if a riot ensues. Usually best added in pairs.
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Old 02-09-2012, 05:28 PM   #19
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I've had the mandarin prob for 7 or 8 months now and still have pods I see them every night they're everywhere and he's nice and plump looking...I've done a lot of research on the mandarins and made sure I've always had a large pod population I literally see them everywhere on the rocks and sand at night when I turn the lights on and I'm currently in the process of adding a sump/refugium just need to buy the plumbing for the overflow and return pump, lights, and some macro algae but got live rock sand that I'm letting cycle for a little until I add it to my system...the rock is already cured and it's live sand but I'm pretty sure it needs to cycle still and didn't want it to cause any damage to my dt...am
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As long as he is feeding and plump, you are on the right track.
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