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Old 04-11-2011, 05:38 PM   #501
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the wrasse?
your tank isn't THAT big he's in there somewhere. Or check around the tank if he jumped..
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SO the wrasse is dead, the shrimp is dead give me one good reson that i shouldnt throw out the whole tanke and throw the whole thing in the ocean, one goooodoeoof readson
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Because if you give up after one try you'll regret it later.

Treat this as a learning experience and start over. Something went wrong somewhere. Start again slow and build back up little by little. We all have lost fish for no reason, it's upsetting. It bothers me when I can't find the why. That drives me to try harder and do it right the next time, even if I don't know what right it. It means I spend more time reading and spend more time paying attention to my tank. I'm not saying you didn't do this, just that for me, a death makes me want to try harder so there isn't a next time.

I really think if you quit now, later, maybe not this year, but later in your life you'll really regret it.
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I agree with Flake. Just start slower this time so if something goes wrong you can pinpoint it. There was alot going on with your tank what with a new tank and lots of new creatures.

We are here to help ya through. You got all the equipment and youll hate yourself for wasting all that money.
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I put everything in this tank hundreds of dollars and i treated like it was my child and everything dies?!?!!?!? what is that i did nothing wrong i did 10% waterchanges every week i fed them , i did everything now what? even my shrimp died?
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So What do i do now?
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There very well may have been something that got in the water unbeknownst to anyone. Take it out. Scrub it clean. Try again.

Next time move slowly, with cheap hardy fish. If something happens again, it will be 20$ not hundreds. Tangs and wrasses can be finicky. I see fish go all the time because they wont eat. In this case it could have been an outside source or the fish themselves were sick. Stuff happens.

Salt water is a series of ups and downs and i'm really sorry you hit a down on the first go but there's always a way to fix it. I really thing tear down and come back again stronger is the way to go.
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i tore it down before and restarted that how i got here!!!!!
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Do it again. Obviously it's not working right now, so start over. You've got everything, you don't have to spend extra money. Just start fresh, redo your rocks and move on from this bad experience.
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So im supposed to take out all my water? and my rocks?
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