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Old 06-08-2012, 08:42 PM   #201
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Awesome livestock Kio. You are not the only one who went shopping today.
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Old 06-08-2012, 08:46 PM   #202
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How do you clean filter socks? Just wash them out?
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Old 06-08-2012, 08:48 PM   #203
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How do you clean filter socks? Just wash them out?
I have a foam block. I just wring it, rinse it, wring again and shake as much excess water as possible. My FO uses batting pads. I just change them out.
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I soak mine in about a 15% bleach solution for a day or two, then rinse them really well, then dry them over my AC unit outside. I blows hot air so why not? I've been told, its the drying out really well, that neutralizes the bleach. I've always done it this way, and never had any issues.
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I soak mine in about a 15% bleach solution for a day or two, then rinse them really well, then dry them over my AC unit outside. I blows hot air so why not? I've been told, its the drying out really well, that neutralizes the bleach. I've always done it this way, and never had any issues.
I've heard to make sure the bleach is unscented.
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You may have one... Thinking of the schooling banner, about 5. Or lytrail anthias. 1 male, 4 females... Opinions?
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You may have one... Thinking of the schooling banner, about 5. Or lytrail anthias. 1 male, 4 females... Opinions?
No experience with either but like the look of the Anthias, personally.
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Same here... Plus wife's favorite color is orange... Lol
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Anthias are cool looking fish, stay in the open, and like a crowd. The Lyretails are a little easier to keep than some of the others.
Little group of those would make anyone's reef look better!
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Ok, think I have it... 5 blue reef chromis and 5 anthias... 1 male/4 female... Opinions?
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