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Old 01-04-2015, 11:31 PM   #341
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It would look so cool! I really wish pairs of Clowns would coexist better in the same tank...can you imagine the 60g filled with many anemones and like four pairs of Clowns? Heavenly! LOL
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Old 01-05-2015, 10:06 AM   #342
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It would look so cool! I really wish pairs of Clowns would coexist better in the same tank...can you imagine the 60g filled with many anemones and like four pairs of Clowns? Heavenly! LOL

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Old 01-06-2015, 09:17 AM   #343
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I was sooo close to replying to a local guy wanting to sell his snowflake clowns, but I just couldnt do it. I just remember when I had the four clowns in the 125g and almost lost the one pair due to excessive violence. I would love to see a dozen clowns swimming around all day, that would be so awesome! lol

Would you believe the lunar wrasse is still alive in the 90g? He hasnt eaten in probably two weeks but is hanging in there. Anyone think I should remove him to a 5 gallon or 10g ? He wouldnt be hard to catch i wouldnt think and I hate seeing him sitting there looking all bad. :-( I'm afraid the move would stress him even more....I just dont know what to do. We discussed putting him to "sleep" but the hubby said since he doesnt look pained and isnt getting picked on we should let nature take it's course. Psycho the hawk in the 40b looked like he was gonna die on me with his two popped eyes but he got better. He's a little skittish now a days but he seems healthy and his eyes went back to normal. I hate having to make decisions like this.
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Old 01-06-2015, 02:14 PM   #344
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Here's the one I would get, given the cash to do so....
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Old 01-06-2015, 03:02 PM   #345
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Too funny, I have seen that exact listing before, hard to forget those kids inside the tank.

So, your choice would be acrylic over glass? Any reason why? I have heard acrylic tanks scratch easily and are just a pain overall. That same seller has a 96 x24 x 24 which looks about right to me, for me anyways. The back to front for me can't be huge as I have my TV and whatnot to the immediate left and there is NO other place to put it. lol
Too bad that dimension will only get me to 240g. I have been looking at glasscages and they have a nice 400g I think it is that looks good......
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What are the dims on the GC 400? I would choose the acrylic because it's clearer than glass and it's gonna be considerably lighter. My old 300 from glass cages was 800 pounds empty. As far as scratching, yes, care has to be taken, but with said care, you should be fine. Use plastic scrapers is the main thing. Don't get sand under your mag float (the same goes for glass)...
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Totally agree on the evils of sand under the Mags. I cleaned my acrylic 60g cube last weekend and got something underneath that left several scratches across the front. Didn't realize until it was too late . That being said, I've had other acrylic tanks for years with no concerns.


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I was sooo close to replying to a local guy wanting to sell his snowflake clowns, but I just couldnt do it. I just remember when I had the four clowns in the 125g and almost lost the one pair due to excessive violence. I would love to see a dozen clowns swimming around all day, that would be so awesome! lol

Would you believe the lunar wrasse is still alive in the 90g? He hasnt eaten in probably two weeks but is hanging in there. Anyone think I should remove him to a 5 gallon or 10g ? He wouldnt be hard to catch i wouldnt think and I hate seeing him sitting there looking all bad. :-( I'm afraid the move would stress him even more....I just dont know what to do. We discussed putting him to "sleep" but the hubby said since he doesnt look pained and isnt getting picked on we should let nature take it's course. Psycho the hawk in the 40b looked like he was gonna die on me with his two popped eyes but he got better. He's a little skittish now a days but he seems healthy and his eyes went back to normal. I hate having to make decisions like this.
Glad to hear the the Hawk's eyes are better. I think my Clown with that issues has gotten better too.

That's odd about the Lunar Wrasse, I am not sure what would be the best option for him. Do you think he is more stressed in the big tank? Do you think he has a disease?
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I have a lot of people on my local reef club with big tanks (240-750g). They all said they would never consider Glass Cages for large tanks.

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I'm not sure what is wrong with the lunar wrasse. His eyes have clouded over a bit and he looks rough on the scales but thats cause he keeps going under the sand. He is right now laying half under the sand and still breathing. No reaction whatsoever to food either, even if it lands on his mouth, it just falls away and he makes no move to consume it.
He is the largest fish in that tank and I got him that big so no way to know how old he is. He could be at the end of his life time, I really don't know.
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