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Old 12-19-2012, 09:11 PM   #71
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About four inches long
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:13 PM   #72
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Yeah that's a little big.
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She's a short fatty.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:19 PM   #74
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For every 10 gallons of water, you can host 1-2" of fish. So a 4" fish will do okay in a 40 gallon tank as long as there are no other fish.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:24 PM   #75
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Ouch..... Well I went for a pair of clowns but they only had one so I chose the tang and was going to go back for a pair of clowns. I already have a yellow watchman goby. I just wanted more action cause he hides all the time. I also asked for a pistol shrimp for him but she couldn't find him in the sand. Does this mean no more fish? That is disappointing.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:26 PM   #76
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I use drip acclimation for all my fish, shrimp, and crabs other than hermits. You'll need a bucket or styrofoam container that should hold at least three time the volume of water the fish was shipped in and some air line.

Float the bag in the aquarium water with lights out for 15-20 minutes, then open the bag and place the fish and the shipping water into your container. (Keep the lights out for the remainder of the procedure.). Tie a couple of loose knots in the air line and start a siphon from the tank to the container. Tighten the knots so the flow reduces to just drops. The drops should be steady, but distinguishable as drops rather than a stream of water. Let this continue for an hour and a half at least, and until the water volume has tripled. Net the fish and place it in the aquarium. Discard the water in the container.
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You might be able to support 3 inches per 10 gallons. Bigger is better when it comes to saltwater tanks.
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Old 12-19-2012, 09:31 PM   #78
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I also added a hammer frag. I now have Xenia, button polyps, mushrooms (not sure what all types), and the hammer. With t5 high output (two white, two blue) what hours should I run my lights.
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I also added a hammer frag. I now have Xenia, button polyps, mushrooms (not sure what all types), and the hammer. With t5 high output (two white, two blue) what hours should I run my lights.
I'd run the lights for 8 hours. That's good enough for corals but also helps keep the algae growth down as algae thrives on light.
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