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Old 11-10-2004, 08:01 PM   #1
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Garf Grunge

Anybody used this stuff before? Is it really stocked with as much life and coraline algae as they say?
Im starting the cycle in about a week, should I wait until after the cycle or is there some advantage to suing during the cycle?

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Old 11-10-2004, 09:33 PM   #2
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I put garf grunge in my tank about 3 or 4 weeks ago and there are a lot of different things in there. I never had pods before and now I have them everywhere. The coraline algae has began to thrive too. I think it is worth the money. Not sure about the cycle stuff.

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Old 11-10-2004, 09:39 PM   #3
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Yeah I have some. Good stuff. Nice and purple/pink. A lot of empty shells though. I noticed a pick up in corraline, but then it was already growing in my tank before. As for live critters, I have two baby serpent stars I know came from them. They are not mini stars, these guys stay on the rocks. But be careful to watch for 6 legged stars if you have a reef. I had one in mine.
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Old 11-11-2004, 05:12 PM   #4
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But be careful to watch for 6 legged stars if you have a reef
What are these and why are they bad?
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Old 11-11-2004, 08:42 PM   #5
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I am not sure but I called garf after recieving it and they told me to take it out because it would eat my corals 8O
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150 gallon, 30g fuge/sump, 4.5 watt/gal VHO Lighting, 4" sand bed, 290 lbs LR, CDX-3 Nitrate/Phosphate filter

Female Naso "Isabell" or "Izzy", Emperor Angelfish, Flame Angel, Red Sea Sailfin tang "Bambi", Maroon Clown "Nani", 5 Chromis, 1 Aglae Blenny "Bengi" , Yellow Watchman Goby, pr of Banggai Cardinals, Lyretail Anthia, Six Line Wrasse

1 cleaner shrimp, Coral Banded Shrimp, lettuce nudibranch, 1 sand sifter stars, 1 tiny red brittle star "red", 1 tiny red and white banded serpent star, 2 tiny banded serpent stars, small orange Linkia starfish, assorted hermits and snails. Corals: star polyps, A ton of different types of mushrooms, yellow zooanthids, brown-orangish and light blue paly's, orange ricordia.

90g RR, W/D, 120 lb's LR SF eel, pygmy angel, pr sebae clownfish, 4 chromis. Star Polyps & Mushrooms
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Old 11-11-2004, 08:52 PM   #6
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It was about the size of a dime and they are thick, not like serpent stars, you will know it if you see one. I wouldn't worry though because I am sure they don't have very many floating around their tanks being with all the corals they have.
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150 gallon, 30g fuge/sump, 4.5 watt/gal VHO Lighting, 4" sand bed, 290 lbs LR, CDX-3 Nitrate/Phosphate filter

Female Naso "Isabell" or "Izzy", Emperor Angelfish, Flame Angel, Red Sea Sailfin tang "Bambi", Maroon Clown "Nani", 5 Chromis, 1 Aglae Blenny "Bengi" , Yellow Watchman Goby, pr of Banggai Cardinals, Lyretail Anthia, Six Line Wrasse

1 cleaner shrimp, Coral Banded Shrimp, lettuce nudibranch, 1 sand sifter stars, 1 tiny red brittle star "red", 1 tiny red and white banded serpent star, 2 tiny banded serpent stars, small orange Linkia starfish, assorted hermits and snails. Corals: star polyps, A ton of different types of mushrooms, yellow zooanthids, brown-orangish and light blue paly's, orange ricordia.

90g RR, W/D, 120 lb's LR SF eel, pygmy angel, pr sebae clownfish, 4 chromis. Star Polyps & Mushrooms
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