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Old 06-22-2012, 08:28 PM   #11
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I agree that it is cruel and at the very least leaves you with fish that will harass future additions. I was just not sure about potential problems beyond that. Certainly not saying it is the ideal way to go, but he's already got them in there.

I totally agree that going slow is the way to go. The store telling him to add more soon makes no sense.
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Old 06-24-2012, 12:31 AM   #12
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Update:

All of the corals are doing fine and the damsels (green chromis) are doing good as well. The only issue now that I really see is the brown algae is still spreading. I tried using a vacuum but the one I got was way too big and it sucked up a bunch of water way too quickly. I'm not quite sure how to vacuum it without loosing a bunch of water. Some of the brown algae is in my overflow box as well and I need to clean that. I think I'm going to get a smaller hose tomorrow and try and vacuum again. Any other advice on getting rid of the brown algae?
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Old 06-24-2012, 12:45 AM   #13
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Siphon it during your weekly water change. This way you already have fresh saltwater to put back in the tank.
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