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Old 02-10-2012, 10:52 PM   #491
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Just doing my job......................Remember ORDER THE COPEPODS .
LOL, thanks!
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Old 02-10-2012, 10:54 PM   #492
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Here is an UPDATE for tonight.

So I have the skimmer running, and it is breaking itself in. We raised it a little bit and it is working much better now.

I didn't get to add the fish as I ran out of time, however, I will add them tomorrow.

Feel free to post anything you would like.


Thanks all!
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Old 02-10-2012, 11:06 PM   #493
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Congratulations! Tomorrow is the big day! Woot!

make sure we get more pictures and if you can take some of your plumbing and stuff under the tank that'd be great. I love looking at others people's technique.
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Old 02-10-2012, 11:08 PM   #494
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Congratulations! Tomorrow is the big day! Woot!

make sure we get more pictures and if you can take some of your plumbing and stuff under the tank that'd be great. I love looking at others people's technique.
I will definitely upload pictures!

And thanks for the congratulations, tomorrow ought to be fun! Well, that is if I can catch the Blue Hippo (Pootie Jr., lol) easily.
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Old 02-10-2012, 11:09 PM   #495
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Don't forget the Copepods LMAO You did say feel free to post
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Old 02-10-2012, 11:11 PM   #496
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Don't forget the Copepods LMAO You did say feel free to post
Thanks (watch me forget them when I order my fish, lol).

Is there any specific kind that anybody recommends? I will eventually add a Mandarin, so it has to be a kind that the Mandarin will like. Thanks!
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Old 02-11-2012, 12:41 AM   #497
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Jut checked on my skimmer and it already has some yellowy/gunky water in it, . Looks like it isn't having a rough time breaking in.

I can tell that this skimmer is going to do a great job like you say it will carey! Great recommendation.
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Glad its working for ya. can't beat the price and it's pretty good. I may be adding another on for my 60g build. But thats a whole nother thread! LOL

Oh it might help if you mark where the water level is and where the skimmer works well. I also have some tape in the return compartment so I know where it should be. Did you pick up an ato? Will make your life so much easier
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Thanks for the marking idea. I will do that tomorrow!

I am going to get an ATO eventually, but I don't have it yet. About how much do they run, (if you don't mind me asking)? Thanks!
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You can get the jbj one for like $80 if you look. Normally its like $100. And you'll need a small pump to hook up to the reservoir that feeds the sump. I use a mini jet 606 for one tank and an aqualifter pump for the other.
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