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Old 02-15-2014, 05:24 PM   #171
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Yep. Just do the best you can. I'd rather be in your care than most of the people I meet
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Old 02-15-2014, 05:45 PM   #172
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That means alot X. My tangs were probably what got me so crazy into saltwater. I will miss my tang gang....

On a lighter note, I suppose now would be the time to add any tangs I was going to add? Only now I have another slot open. Twitchy was the one who went on a hunger strike when I introduced the nasos so we wont have that issue again, hopefully.

If my friend Sue rehomes her tangs I guess i will take the desjardini and the bristletooth. If she has changed her mind I definitely want another yellow tang but the other one I'm torn.
Would love a naso or maybe even an atlantic blue tang, if introduced with the yellow they may not have any issues.
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Old 02-15-2014, 06:39 PM   #173
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I'm really sorry Carey! And like Doug said, You take great care of your fish, and I am sure we would all entrust you with out tanks (I certainly would).

I just lost my Cleaner Shrimp the other day, so I am reacquainted with the feeling of a loss.


I am so happy things are still coming along with the 40g though. It definitely gives you something to look forward to!
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Old 02-15-2014, 06:43 PM   #174
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Sorry about the cleaner, I miss having them, they are so cool and and active. Just wait for your tank to mature a bit more and I bet you can try another one and have him last longer.
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No more shrimp for me. I'm sick of them stealing the food from my LPS.
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So todays update is: Base rock arrived from amazon. Its actually nice looking rock, good amount of medium sized pieces and it was only $60 for 40lbs!!!
I'm hoping to use it between the 40b and the 90g. The 40b looks pretty good now but I'm guessing more rock wouldnt hurt. lol
Tomorrow is the day for the dr tims stuff and the dr tims ammonia to arrive. I will add it as soon as it arrives so we shall see how it works.
Working on a sandstorm in my tank for now, the 40b has a huge sand dune in the back. lol Its not the vortech I dont think, it must be the return. I am running a huge amount of water through it so I guess i will have to find the happy spot. lol
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Added more base rock and do not like it at all. :-( Looks too cluttered now.

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Added more base rock and do not like it at all. :-( Looks too cluttered now.

Can you remove some and build one side up? Could use more space between the rocks.

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Following along I know it's a little late.

The rock was a steal though!
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Yeah, believe it or not amazon.com had the rock in their used or returns section, the warehouse deals I think it is. It was repackaged rock, but I figured, its rock, how damaged could it be? lol I mean like I care if the outside box is different than it should be. The cheapest base rock I have found is usually like $2.39 a lb so this was very cool. I almost wish I needed more of it.

Here are some photos, been up all night so got some good shots, like the urchin picture below. Makes me wonder what goes on in the tanks late at night when I'm not up. lol
ANd a shot of the 40b, cleared up nicely and has super great surface movement, it shimmers


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