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Old 11-17-2011, 12:35 AM   #51
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Lots of new stuff.
Went out a couple days ago and got an anemone which is doing great and in fact has been opening alot. Also bought
-One Misbar Occelaris Clownfish
-Peppermint Shrimp
-Hawaiin Feather Duster
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-3 Red legged Hermit Crabs
Pictures will be up soon.
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Old 11-17-2011, 04:30 AM   #52
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Ok, tank looks great and its inspiring me to setup my spare 10gallon, but...

A few things I've noticed,

Lionfish and triggers shouldn't be eating goldfish, they're actually pretty bad for them and can cause the lions to get lockjaw and starve.

Damsels and clowns need much more than a 5gallon tank. IMO no less than 20 for a single clown. You are WAY overstocked and with such little water volume you're going to see things go downhill very quickly.

Also, anemones need to be in a well established tank that's been running for a year. They also require stronger lighting than what you have.

Sorry to rain on your parade, but I want this tank to work for you. Its looking good, I just think you might have rushed into stocking it a little too fast.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:13 AM   #53
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I would have to agree on the clown being too much for the tank. I figure you will move him once he gets too big?

i think a mini maxi nem would be ok in that size as long as the lighting is top notch.

What did you end up going with for the lighting?
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:25 PM   #54
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Damsels are already gone. The only fish I have is the Clownfish which .5" and Yep I was planning on moving him to my reef tank when he reached around 1'' or so. Thanks for the info on the Lionfish and triggers as I didn't know that. And the lighting I have is a 6w LED Eco exotic stunner strip with a reflector, 12w compact, and a 6w Regular LED strip. I'm going to order one more Ecoexotic 6w LED with a reflector then thats going to be my lighting. It said the reflector should double my PAR so I'm hoping that'd be enough for SPS as well.
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:29 PM   #55
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Damsels are already gone. The only fish I have is the Clownfish which .5" and Yep I was planning on moving him to my reef tank when he reached around 1'' or so. Thanks for the info on the Lionfish and triggers as I didn't know that.
No problem. That's good news, I thought you were heading in a very bad direction lol. Any pics with all the latest additions?
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:37 PM   #56
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Found my camera....Will be up in 5 mins
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:38 PM   #57
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Niiice!!!
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:00 PM   #58
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Arrow Crab:
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Red Legged Hermit Crabs:
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I couldn't get a picture of the Peppermint Shrimp or the Emerald crab because they were hiding under a rock But I will get a picture.
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Looks good. I like it alot.
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Yea I recently added 2 emeralds and a peppermint to my tank to rebuild my CUC. I've seen 1 of the emeralds twice lol. Peppermint only shows himself at night.
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