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Old 11-17-2013, 10:04 AM   #331
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You should be fine with two 15 amp circuits just be sure to get the gfci outlets
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Old 11-21-2013, 01:07 AM   #332
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Birthday and Christmas coming up. Need to make a wish list for the family. After the basic setup, what are some other supplies/equipment that might be handy or just plain cool to have?
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Old 11-21-2013, 08:01 AM   #333
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BRS gift cards, gift cards from LFS, salt, My kind give me home made coupons for water changes, sump cleanings glass scrapings. ect. I can cash them in and get a break from the tank maintenance .
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Old 11-21-2013, 09:39 AM   #334
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Good ideas! Anyone else? What would a good skimmer be?
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Old 12-01-2013, 10:57 AM   #335
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Oh no! Got home from thanksgiving break and the water on my tank was nearly 90 degrees! I unplugged the heater so it can cool down overnight on its own. I didn't want to shock them by cooling too quickly. Now it's down to 78. Guess ill plug the heater back in and watch throughout the day to keep it steady. Hope I didn't do any harm to the fishies
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Old 12-01-2013, 02:20 PM   #336
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Phew alot of good info.I am trying to get my tank to process 4ppm of ammonia in 24hr. I have a 45g FOWLR and went with fishless cycling.It can process ammonia in 24hrs just not 4ppm. Anyway I am grateful for this thread because it helped me to realized I need more than just a hood to keep my fish in the tank.I don't want any carpet surfers.So i am going to look into the netting kits and was it bird or fish netting at HD?My stocking plan is 2 purple firefish (noted for their jumping as mentioned in the previous posts.)six Blue/Green Chromis and a lawn mower blenny(I am beginning to reconsider this choice though.No signs of algae of any kind including diatoms.) I am also am thinking about a pair of clowns.The more I hear about them and the more I see them on this forum I want them.
I hope that you can get your tank temp back down safely with no casualties.
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Old 12-02-2013, 01:10 AM   #337
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Thanks cryptix! The netting at HD was for birds. I didn't go that route because the holes were larger than the egg crate which I already have. I think the BRS kit is the way to go. Love your stocking plan. I'm at the point where I need to add to mine again. I had a pair of clowns. They were fun to watch. Will definitely add more
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Old 12-02-2013, 03:42 AM   #338
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Thanks cryptix! The netting at HD was for birds. I didn't go that route because the holes were larger than the egg crate which I already have. I think the BRS kit is the way to go. Love your stocking plan. I'm at the point where I need to add to mine again. I had a pair of clowns. They were fun to watch. Will definitely add more
The BRS kits are great. Mine went together with ease and looks great. I would recommend it. You could just get the netting from BRS and the rest at Home Depot, I would look into it and see what the price difference is. The parts are identical.
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Old 12-03-2013, 12:28 AM   #339
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Send a pic please Eric! I remember you were gonna do that kit back during the summer
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Old 12-03-2013, 01:36 AM   #340
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I bought just the netting from BRS and the rest from lowes, the spline and rails. It comes out a few bucks cheaper that way and now I have a ton of extra spline just in case I need to redo the screening. But the difference was only a few bucks so its up to you if you want to just make one stop for shopping the parts.
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