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Old 07-30-2013, 09:16 PM   #21
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Yeah there's probably a reason why they said do not exceed dosing 5 ppm. BillBug has a good theory. How long did it take for your tank to cycle, czwicky?
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Old 07-31-2013, 10:05 PM   #22
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Woot woot! Everything came in today! The boxes and bags smelled putrid like something died, but after putting the snails/algae in looked like everything made it.

Dang I was not expecting this much macro algae. The price for quantity/quality is amazing! Definitely recommend live-plants.com (where I purchased the stuff).

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Old 07-31-2013, 10:15 PM   #23
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Oh forgot to mention this awesome branching coralline algae that has a neon pink/purple color. This is better than most corals and cheaper!
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:36 PM   #24
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Wow! Really colorful! Looks good!
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Looks great!
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:33 AM   #26
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Thanks guys. It definitely has lots of color now.

Looking to order the seahorses sometime next week.

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Tested levels today and it doesn't look good...

Ammonia: .25
Nitrite: 0
Nitrate: 40

So I added the nitrifying bacteria. I'm surprised that the sea pen & gorgonians are still semi-okay when there's ammonia present.
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Oh forgot to mention this awesome branching coralline algae that has a neon pink/purple color. This is better than most corals and cheaper!
Where did you buy this?
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Tank looks great! I plan on doing a seahorse tank middle of next year so I will be following.
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Old 08-06-2013, 07:37 PM   #30
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Where did you buy this?
Where I bought the rigid coralline. Looks like they're out of stock.

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The pink faded within the next day, so maybe they need more/less light than I had them at, but the purple is still there.
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