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Old 11-23-2013, 11:17 PM   #601
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Well bad news, found the copperband wedged in the rockwork. :-( He wasnt looking too good yesterday so I wasnt too terribly surprised. Liveaqauria honored their warranty after i contacted them about the loss.

I think this is the last copperband I will try unless my favorite lfs ever gets any more in. They are not bringing in any indo copperbands due to the mortality rate.

The rest of the fish are doing fine though and I hope that holds up.

Only other news I have on the tanks is that I gutted the biocube and added the live rock I had in water for the last few weeks. No more aipastia in there. Will move over the 60g fish once I am sure there will be no spikes.
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Old 11-23-2013, 11:18 PM   #602
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Sorry about the loss, but Grats on your aiptasia free rock.
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Old 11-23-2013, 11:20 PM   #603
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Thanks sniper. I really was hoping this one would make it. I think it is in fact an issue with the indo butterflys. Not many of my lfs's are bringin them in to begin with due to them dying for no reason.

so sad....
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Always good to know. Pretty fish, just not really my style I think. Now the marine beta on the other hand...
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Old 11-23-2013, 11:31 PM   #605
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Now the marine beta on the other hand...
Ive grown quite found of my marine betta
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ever see someone cut a 125g in half??
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Old 11-24-2013, 08:53 AM   #606
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Sorry for your loss, Carey.
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Old 11-24-2013, 06:46 PM   #607
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Thanks redsea. I appreciate it. I was kinda depressed yesterday over it, I hate losing fish.
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Then don't pick high risk fish...even though they are awesome to look at. I stopped this a long time ago. I went through my copper banded's and my Achilles tangs also, and it didn't end happily. Now I stick with the staples....
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Old 11-25-2013, 07:42 AM   #609
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yeah i know. lol I just really dig the copperbands for some reason. I have had some success with some hard to keep fish and just figured maybe it would work, yet again I was incorrect. I've pretty much have/had most of the fish off my wish list so I shouldn't have any issues like I have been with the copperbands. Since i had that first perfect one I hoped that I would find another just like it. I suppose it was a one in a million fish and one like it wont come along for quite some time.

I am hoping to pick up or order a blonde naso this week so I can finally move the 125g fish over to this 180g. I know they are alot easier than the butterflys. lol I think the achilles looks cool just isnt for me so no worries there. And the marine bettas' well, I just dont get the allure, they look nice enough but they dont ring my bell if you know what i mean. lol
The only other hard to keep fish i have always contemplated is the twin spot goby, just real nervous that it wont survive so I have held off all these years. lol

It's 6:41 I think I need some sleep. I'm rambling and I have some tank stuff to do today.
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yeah i know. lol I just really dig the copperbands for some reason. I have had some success with some hard to keep fish and just figured maybe it would work, yet again I was incorrect. I've pretty much have/had most of the fish off my wish list so I shouldn't have any issues like I have been with the copperbands. Since i had that first perfect one I hoped that I would find another just like it. I suppose it was a one in a million fish and one like it wont come along for quite some time. I am hoping to pick up or order a blonde naso this week so I can finally move the 125g fish over to this 180g. I know they are alot easier than the butterflys. lol I think the achilles looks cool just isnt for me so no worries there. And the marine bettas' well, I just dont get the allure, they look nice enough but they dont ring my bell if you know what i mean. lol The only other hard to keep fish i have always contemplated is the twin spot goby, just real nervous that it wont survive so I have held off all these years. lol It's 6:41 I think I need some sleep. I'm rambling and I have some tank stuff to do today.
I bet you can't wait to consolidate the 125g finally! Managing a 125g and 180g must be exceedingly difficult. So you have moved over the Biocube fish, and no other fish yet, right? Are you keeping the FOWLR up and running to go along with your new tank, and 180g? The FOWLR is a fun tank, from what I remember there are some fun inverts in there too! Now I am rambling!
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