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Old 05-03-2013, 08:12 AM   #1
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First go at a saltwater

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First go at saltwater tank for either a lionfish or a puffer im undecided yet its mixed 50/50 with live rock and base rock iv been dosing ammonia the cycle is almost done just wondering what peoples thoughts are on it and i its better suited to a lion or a puffer here are the pictures go easy on me
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:44 AM   #2
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Looks good! How big is it? Have you thought about dwarf lion and AND a puffer?
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I would as well.
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If you're not doing coral go puffer and a dwarf lion for sure!
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Im not doing corals iv got another tank cycling that will be a reef, i have thought about a puffer and a dwarf but i really want a big lion if any i may just have to do the dwarf and lion though because i really want a puffer too
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Just on another note has anyone had any experience with the api saltwater test? I have done 4 ammonia test all at the same time from the same water and got 4 result from 0-8 i will attach a picture for reference, it just doesn't seem consistent
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I use API tests kits and have never seen any of those colours before! They are all for amm? What are you using for the cycle?
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Yep all ammonia and its a new quarantine tank that has fish in cycling it while im doing big water changes everyday
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Have you tried shaking the bottle before doing the drops?
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Old 05-04-2013, 09:29 PM   #10
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Yeah iv shaken the hell out of them and checked there in date
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