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Old 07-01-2013, 02:45 AM   #21
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Hope you're not to OCD when it comes to the diatom, algae, and cyano bloom . Looks really sleek and clean. It will look that much better with life in it .
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I hate to ask but you know my situation. I can only view your Attached Thumbnail but not the other pics lol...
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Hope you're not to OCD when it comes to the diatom, algae, and cyano bloom . Looks really sleek and clean. It will look that much better with life in it .
Yeah, I'm pretty OCD about everything... Luckily salt has more options for good algae eaters and CUC, from what I understand... Thank you, I'm anxious to get some sort of life in there!

Reef safe CUC recommendations are welcome, so I can start making a list...
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I hate to ask but you know my situation. I can only view your Attached Thumbnail but not the other pics lol...
Dude! I thought you were supposed to be back in the states by now! Sorry, I usually post from photo bucket because AA seems to reduce photo quality when I upload... Anyways, here's some pics you can actually view...
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Yeah, I can only imagine! I have an old evaporative cooler on the house, but don't use it. The previous owners didn't properly maintain it and its pretty much rusted out. I do have a wall mounted AC in the family room that cools down the house, but the bedrooms stay hot, and this tank is on our dresser... Well, I was looking for a challenge and got one! This should be fun! I HATE SUMMER!
Yeah. That sounds like a lot of work!
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Yeah, I'm pretty OCD about everything... Luckily salt has more options for good algae eaters and CUC, from what I understand... Thank you, I'm anxious to get some sort of life in there!

Reef safe CUC recommendations are welcome, so I can start making a list...
I would go to liveaquaria.com and look at their different cleaner packs and read the info on the "crew members." lol. That may give you a good idea of what you want.
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I would go to liveaquaria.com and look at their different cleaner packs and read the info on the "crew members." lol. That may give you a good idea of what you want.
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Hey for stocking I know you said yellow clown goby. But also look at the green banded goby its one of my favorite nano fish
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Hey for stocking I know you said yellow clown goby. But also look at the green banded goby its one of my favorite nano fish
Would the green banded be out and active? Or do they hide the majority of the time?
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A little if both. Also I think in a 5g you can do 2 of them. They are cute. I miss Bandit
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Got my refractometer today. Instructions say to use distilled water to calibrate but I'm all out at the moment. Checked it with RO/DI and it reads 0. Checked the tank water and its 1.024. Should I trust this reading? Pick up distilled water or calibration fluid? I'm reading some people state that RO/DI won't calibrate it properly.
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