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Old 10-07-2011, 09:29 PM   #11
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i'll do that.
Also, make sure your tank is covered, as they are jumpers.
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Old 10-07-2011, 10:44 PM   #12
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Also, make sure your tank is covered, as they are jumpers.
Got it. I was planning on it because of the jawfish
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Old 10-07-2011, 11:29 PM   #13
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Got it. I was planning on it because of the jawfish
Alright, sounds fanastic! I bet you can't wait to add fish, but of course patience is key ( I don't have a lot of patience). The cycle will be over before you know it.
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Old 10-15-2011, 02:07 PM   #14
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Am I cycled? It's only been three weeks but I look cycled already.
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Old 10-22-2011, 09:44 AM   #15
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I got my first fish! Two percula clowns, a trio of banggai cardinals and a baby starry blenny (whom I haven't seen since I released) also I have an explosion of pods! I think they're copepods and isopods. I drew a picture of them. I've also got a bloom of hair algae but I assume that will be good for the blenny.
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Very nice fish! Congratulations! Good luck with them all.
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Very nice fish! Congratulations! Good luck with them all.
Thanks! The clowns are loving the hair algae. They're trying to host it
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I have sad news and good news, sad news is my mom decided to medicate for flukes and killed the biological filter. Before I knew it the ammonia had gotten too high and killed almost everything. We lost the six line wrasse, arrow crab, one clown, a royal gramma, the mandarin, a starry blenny, and my favorite the blue spot jawfish. I managed to save one clown, the mushrooms, the colt leather, the star polyp, a few hermits, a halloween hermit, and one banggai cardinal. The only thing we could do was put them in a 10 gal quarantine while the 55 re-cycled. five weeks later, and the tank is back up again and healthy. There's several types of algae, plants, and copepods and isopods all over the place. I checked the levels and everything seems good again. I've added two more clowns, a new mandarin, and a starry blenny. They all seem to be happy and healthy. It was a hard and expensive November....
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So sorry to hear about the bad happenings. :-(

I am glad that you got everything squared away and that all is well now.

Good luck with the new fishies!
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