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Old 05-10-2015, 04:03 PM   #271
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Caleb getting salty!?! No way..

Update to the parameters:

pH: 8.0

Ammonia: 0.50ppm

Nitrite: 5.0ppm

Nitrate: 40ppm

Phosphate: 2.0ppm



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Old 05-10-2015, 05:15 PM   #272
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Your parameters are not ready for anything yet, as far as clown fish the yellow clown by far the best and easiest to host anemone. (Forgot name of clown)

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Old 05-10-2015, 06:28 PM   #273
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Your parameters are not really for anything yet, as far as clown fish the yellow clown by far the best and easiest to host anemone. (Forgot name of clown)

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Forgot to ask, my dad brought me a piece of coral from me uncle. Said its from Fiji. It's been all dried out and I washed it off before adding to the tank. Is it okay or should I remove it?

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Forgot to ask, my dad brought me a piece of coral from me uncle. Said its from Fiji. It's been all dried out and I washed it off before adding to the tank. Is it okay or should I remove it?

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Should be just fine as long as there isn't any soap or anything in it. How is the waiting game going for you? Getting anxious yet?
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He forgets to mention that I can smell the shrimp to in my room across the hallway ._.

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Forgot to ask, my dad brought me a piece of coral from me uncle. Said its from Fiji. It's been all dried out and I washed it off before adding to the tank. Is it okay or should I remove it?

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All dead coral is is rock. It is not only the foundation for reefs around the world but will be for your tank as well. It is simply one piece towards meeting your 1 lbs per gallon goal.
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Should be just fine as long as there isn't any soap or anything in it. How is the waiting game going for you? Getting anxious yet?

Nitrites are here! Getting closer! And it was just washed with tap water to clean any dust or stuff off.

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All dead coral is is rock. It is not only the foundation for reefs around the world but will be for your tank as well. It is simply one piece towards meeting your 1 lbs per gallon goal.

I think I'm actually at around 12 pounds.

My mom asked me yesterday what I was going to put in it and I said "maybe a nemo" and she was like "YES I LOVE NEMO!!"

This behavior is unheard of from my mother. She usually is just like "cool another fish whatever"

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Nitrites are here! Getting closer! And it was just washed with tap water to clean any dust or stuff off.




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I think I'm actually at around 12 pounds.

My mom asked me yesterday what I was going to put in it and I said "maybe a nemo" and she was like "YES I LOVE NEMO!!"

This behavior is unheard of from my mother. She usually is just like "cool another fish whatever"

Glad to see one parent is excited.



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Funny story, I get wildly irritated when I hear people refer to clown fish as "nemo fish". It's amphiprion ocellaris, goshdangit! (especially annoying when the fish they're calling a "nemo" is not even a true ocellaris)

Good to see this tank is still coming along Can't wait to see it all finished.
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