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Old 01-23-2012, 10:07 PM   #321
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Should I add any more shrimp cubes yet? I am having some trouble acquiring some pure ammonia, lol.

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Add another six but keep it in a net in the water. First add 6 cubes in a net then rinse in fresh water until it thaws. This removes the phosphates from water the shrimp was frozen in. Then add the shrimp into the tank with the net to avoid a mess
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:23 PM   #322
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Just tested my ammonia levels, they are .25-.5. What do you all think? Thanks!
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:25 PM   #323
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Yea you need more. How much more I don't know how to figure out. I used the pure ammo not cubes.
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:27 PM   #324
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:49 PM   #325
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are there still bits of the cube in the tank? could always go to the gstore and buy some table shrimp like 2-4 big pieces. once they are gone (dissolved/decayed) you should be close to done.
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:50 PM   #326
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you also have a fair amount of lr in your tank right? thats where some of your ammo could be going too.
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Old 01-23-2012, 11:01 PM   #327
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I have a quick Tang question.

Since the Yellow Tang is more aggressive than the Scopas, when I order, should I order a small Yellow, and a medium Scopas?

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Old 01-23-2012, 11:12 PM   #328
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That sounds like a good idea. Keep in mind the medium might be quite large and their version of small is usually really small. lol
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I have a quick Tang question.

Since the Yellow Tang is more aggressive than the Scopas, when I order, should I order a small Yellow, and a medium Scopas?

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You can get both at the same size. Release the scopes into the tank 2 hours ahead of time and you should be fine
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Old 01-24-2012, 09:06 PM   #330
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Just tested the ammonia, and it is pretty low again, probably between .25 and .5.
Should I add more cubes?

Alos, I haven't gotten my sump up and running yet because we lost an adapter to the pump.

I am going to try and look online for another right now.
Thanks for reading.
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