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Old 03-18-2015, 11:10 PM   #51
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Not really. Only thing I ever noticed besides dead algae I needed to scrub off was an elephant slug.
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Old 03-21-2015, 12:15 PM   #52
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Well I ordered the rock from saltwaterfish.com a couple nights ago. But of course today I have the opportunity to get some more rock. I may see what they have and cancel my order. Do you guys think it would be too early for a clean up crew with new rock coming in? My cycle should be over and I will test it right after this.
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Old 03-21-2015, 02:53 PM   #53
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Right now I'm at zero an 10 for nitrates. The rock at the store sucked pretty bad so I'm keeping what I ordered. Gonna wait until after the new rock re cures after shipping to add a cuc.
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Old 03-28-2015, 07:44 PM   #54
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My lr came early today. The stuff is great. It came in at exactly 12 pounds and there is a little too much. Any ideas on what to do with the excess?
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Toss it in the sump. Toss it in storage.
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If I let the extra dry out, will it essentially just become dead base rock?
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Old 03-29-2015, 07:40 PM   #58
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Alright so I'm working on getting my CUC put together. I think I will go with this:
2 Nassarius snails
2 Astraea snails
2 Cerith snails
2 Scarlet Hermits
2 Blue Legged Hermits (already have)
And probably a porcelain crab later on.
So let me know what you guys think.
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I personally would'nt trust the hermits around that many snails in the long run. Unless they are well fed and have plenty of shells to choose from
...... they might attack your snails, which are usually worth more than the hermits. Then again there are the exceptions, but crabs in general are trouble makers.

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10g FOWLR

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I personally would'nt trust the hermits around that many snails in the long run. Unless they are well fed and have plenty of shells to choose from
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Ya I have heard that but I'm willing to take the risk. I do plan on getting some extra shells.
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