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Old 08-09-2013, 09:17 PM   #321
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Your tank looks really nice! Not ghetto at all, I really like it! Have you thought of doing an Aqua Clear 70 or 110 refugium mod? You can run your chaeto in there and still have room for some chemical media and filter floss or polyfil. Something like that would be more suitable on your size/style of tank than mine!
Thanks for the kind words. that's an idea. One of those two filters would work. did you ever find a good algae?? There's a Facebook page I really like called "Saltwater Aquarium & Reef Keepers." People there are quick to respond and I've found some of them to be very knowledgable.
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Old 08-10-2013, 08:03 PM   #322
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A dixie cup? Gotta love those nano's Im using 32 gal. trash cans
Well, I AM one gallon away from being a pico... :lol

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Thanks for the kind words. that's an idea. One of those two filters would work. did you ever find a good algae?? There's a Facebook page I really like called "Saltwater Aquarium & Reef Keepers." People there are quick to respond and I've found some of them to be very knowledgable.
No problem j! Thanks for the tip, I'll check that out!
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Small update after a trip to the LFS...

Picked up a few things...

Red tip hermit crab

Astraea snail

And a very poor quality frag with some fire and ice zoas, and another(orange center) kind... Maybe peanut butter cups or reverse gorilla nipples? That's the closest I could get on coralpedia...

Anyways, the frag has some hair algae and some red/purple macroalgae growing on it... Can I fix this? Or should I cut as many polyps off and put them on a new frag disc so the algae doesn't spread?

Also, here's my sad little candy cane... Still not doing well, it does puff up, but this is about as far as it goes... I glued it higher up on the rocks and it seems to be doing better than it was in the sand. Anyone think it'll eventually bounce back?

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Old 08-11-2013, 01:02 AM   #324
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Small update after a trip to the LFS...

Picked up a few things...

Red tip hermit crab

Astraea snail

And a very poor quality frag with some fire and ice zoas, and another(orange center) kind... Maybe peanut butter cups or reverse gorilla nipples? That's the closest I could get on coralpedia...

Anyways, the frag has some hair algae and some red/purple macroalgae growing on it... Can I fix this? Or should I cut as many polyps off and put them on a new frag disc so the algae doesn't spread?

Also, here's my sad little candy cane... Still not doing well, it does puff up, but this is about as far as it goes... I glued it higher up on the rocks and it seems to be doing better than it was in the sand. Anyone think it'll eventually bounce back?

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Awesome! Its looking very good. I think it will bounce back. Give it more time and remember patience is key!
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Old 08-11-2013, 01:09 AM   #325
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Awesome! Its looking very good. I think it will bounce back. Give it more time and remember patience is key!
I dunno.... Part of the skeleton broke off...

Anyways, did my best to frag some polyps on to some of my rock rubble I had left over. Hopefully those bounce back and grow in to some nice little colonies...
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I dunno.... Part of the skeleton broke off...

Anyways, did my best to frag some polyps on to some of my rock rubble I had left over. Hopefully those bounce back and grow in to some nice little colonies...
Just give her time. I think it'll bounce back better than ever but either way something is bound to come alive! It all still looks great. Nemo looks awesome too!
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Wow... and here I thought that FW plants was leading the charge of bizarre names with "blood vomit".... LOL

Anyway... your tank is looking great, Bill! Nice acquisitions! I really like that clown fish.
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Just give her time. I think it'll bounce back better than ever but either way something is bound to come alive! It all still looks great. Nemo looks awesome too!
Thanks! It actually just got knocked off the rock... I'll glue it back in tomorrow and keep hoping for the best!
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Wow... and here I thought that FW plants was leading the charge of bizarre names with "blood vomit".... LOL

Anyway... your tank is looking great, Bill! Nice acquisitions! I really like that clown fish.
Haha! Seriously bro! Thanks man! Hopefully I can con you in to going salt soon!
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Thanks! It actually just got knocked off the rock... I'll glue it back in tomorrow and keep hoping for the best!
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