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Old 01-15-2009, 09:19 PM   #1
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skimmer question

would i have any problem without a skimmer will i had one but it broke and i cant replace it for a while i have a couple of corals like xenia, gsp, button, zoas, galaxia, birdsnest and one other sps.
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I guess you are going to become best friends with your bucket...
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It`s always good to have one but frequent PWC`s is the next best thing IMO.
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Old 01-15-2009, 11:25 PM   #4
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Unless your tank is stocked and fed heavily I wouldn't worry. You always have water changes as your safety net (I find many corals, especially lps and soft, prefer a "dirty" tank)
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Unless your tank is stocked and fed heavily I wouldn't worry. You always have water changes as your safety net (I find many corals, especially lps and soft, prefer a "dirty" tank)

lol...ok so as long as i keep up with my pwc then i should be fine cause i dont want to wake up one morning and have a bunch of stress corals.

But i have a new question ever since i change my feeding schedule to 1 time every 3 day my female gsm has started to swim all through out the tank, but when i was feeding like 5 times a day(bad idea) it only stayed at his bta with its mate...is it acting like this because its looking for food because of the sudden change.
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Unless you are having problems I would start to feed every other day. IMO
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Fish get very accustomed to programmed feedings so I do agree that it is probably looking for a feeding because that's what it was used to. As melosu stated, I would feed either every other day or every day, but in small portions. If you choose a daily feeding schedule you can halve your portion for that day and feed twice
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Fish get very accustomed to programmed feedings so I do agree that it is probably looking for a feeding because that's what it was used to. As melosu stated, I would feed either every other day or every day, but in small portions. If you choose a daily feeding schedule you can halve your portion for that day and feed twice
i think i was looking for food cause everytime i fed it, it would go stay with the male in the bta i fed it this morning and it has not left its home so im gonna go to every other day.
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