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Old 10-22-2011, 12:04 PM   #51
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I think I'll just let it die just to keep things simple. When I'm ready to start cycling I'll put some LR rubble in the sump to seed it.
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Old 10-22-2011, 12:22 PM   #52
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Question:
Will dwarf angels nip at mushrooms? Or just Lps? Because if they don't nip at mushrooms maybe I'll do a mushroom field type tank and maybe take a chance with a few Duncans. Also do they nip at softies?
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I'm going to pick it up around one. Tank only, no live rock because he said if I get the rock it comes with the fish and coral and I'm not ready to start with that. So I'll post pics this afternoon.
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I have a very old flame, coral beauty and a black tail dwarf angel fish. The coral beauty is a model citizen, the flame is so so, the black tail is a nipper. My tank is so full of coral, rarely does one piece get hit often enough to do damage. They don't remove any tissue, they just taste everything, which causes the coral or clam to retract. If it only happens rarely, it isn't an issue, but if they keep at it, the organism gets stressed. I decided I liked the angel fish and gave up on clams, which was bothered the worst. They don't seem to bother my shrooms at all, nor do my soft or SPS coral seem to be bothered. They like to hit my frogspawn, but it is as big as a soccer ball, so evidently their attention has done it little harm.
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Well if it is as big as a soccer ball you can afford to send us all a frag of it. LOL One of these days soon I want to get a nice frogspawn or torch.
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Quick question;
Is it true you can house a BTA in a biocube if it's up high enough?
Ive had a green BTA for 5 months now and I've moved it up high 2 times and it moved down midway and is growing and looks good so I can't see why you couldn't. FYI Rapid LED makes an awesome retro kit for the 29 BC you might consider doing. Well worth the price in the long run.
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Ive had a green BTA for 5 months now and I've moved it up high 2 times and it moved down midway and is growing and looks good so I can't see why you couldn't. FYI Rapid LED makes an awesome retro kit for the 29 BC you might consider doing. Well worth the price in the long run.
Thanks! Nice to know.
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Old 10-22-2011, 05:24 PM   #58
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Woo goo! I got it
Here it is:
It came with a rio 600
A koralia nano
Biocube skimmer
Lifegaurd thermometer
And a stealth heater
All for 170$

I have a couple questions regarding mods,
How do I remove the false floors and that tab in the 1st chamber?
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Very nice!

To remove the false floor you just push in it pretty hard and it will pop out. I used a razor blade in a holder thing to cut down the tab from right chamber to middle chamber to increase the flow.
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Very nice!

To remove the false floor you just push in it pretty hard and it will pop out. I used a razor blade in a holder thing to cut down the tab from right chamber to middle chamber to increase the flow.
Cool thanks!! do you have any experience with the biocube skimmer?
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