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Old 11-25-2012, 05:16 PM   #21
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Oh ok thanks for the info. I was planning on getting 20 or 30 snails and crabs and a couple bristle worms and other cleaners.
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:39 PM   #22
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You're on the right track- and believe me you will get worms of all types with your live rock, a lot of people consider bristle worms a nuisance because they are kind of the front runner of the CUC, and they thrive off of the detritus and the things dying within the curing rock.
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Whay are diatoms? Learning lingo myself
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Whay are diatoms? Learning lingo myself
Diatoms are a major group of algae, and are one of the most common types of phytoplankton. They can become a nuisance when not using rodi water
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:05 AM   #25
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Oh ok thanks for the info. I was planning on getting 20 or 30 snails and crabs and a couple bristle worms and other cleaners.
That may be a little much for that size tank if they have nothing to eat they will die as well ....my 29gallon tank is so clean that I have three Snails, 4 nassarius snails and six hermits along with a cleaner shrimp peppermint shrimp and pistol shrimp I had four Mexican huge snails but they all died because my CUC was too big
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Also died maybe bc of natural cause was my emerald and like 8 other snails there just wasn't enough food to go around because my food schedule is made for optimal tank maintenance meaning it stays clean
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Old 11-26-2012, 09:15 PM   #27
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Thanks guys. I have to move my aquarium soon anyways. Might just fill it with better water, and start from scratch. I like the bristle worms. I caught one when I got my water. It didn't make the transport but my two goby's made it.
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I added dry rock with my live rock to save some money, The live rock at my LFS is $12 per pound v/s 2.00 per lb at bulk reef supply. Good luck!
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I added dry rock with my live rock to save some money, The live rock at my LFS is $12 per pound v/s 2.00 per lb at bulk reef supply. Good luck!
At 12 a pound they should be Ashamed of themselves what thieves ...hopefully people just never buy rock from them ever again that's price gouging at its best that's insane better be 24k gold live Rock....what fish store btw? I have one by me that tries to do that and the rocks have aptasia in them lol no one ever buys the rock
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At 12 a pound they should be Ashamed of themselves what thieves ...hopefully people just never buy rock from them ever again that's price gouging at its best that's insane better be 24k gold live Rock....what fish store btw? I have one by me that tries to do that and the rocks have aptasia in them lol no one ever buys the rock
Eeks...my lfs sells it for $8/# and i thought that was rediculous. k would def look elsewhere
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