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Old 02-24-2012, 06:31 PM   #601
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Photos of the Newest Additions to the Fish Family

Here they are! Some beyond terrible pics of the Wrasses though, lol.


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Old 02-24-2012, 06:42 PM   #602
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I like the scopas. I was going to get one but got a sailfin instead. It's a cool looking fish even though it's fairly dark in color
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:43 PM   #603
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I like the scopas. I was going to get one but got a sailfin instead. It's a cool looking fish even though it's fairly dark in color
Yeah, you don't really see the Scopas too often. Probably because many people want the brightly colored fish like the Yellow Tang, but I really like the Scopas.

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Old 02-24-2012, 06:51 PM   #604
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You can still tell the wrasses are really nicely colored, even in a bad shot! Looking good, loving your "pootie" tang.
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:58 PM   #605
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Thanks carey! Pootie JR. has taken the move from tank to tank well, lol.

I really like my Wrasses. My only problem so far is that my McCosker's occasionally chases the Linespot out of his way, I don't think he is hurting him though.
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Looks awesome!! Are you going to put in some more rock?
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Looks awesome!! Are you going to put in some more rock?
Thanks! I definitely plan on adding more rock. I will slowly be adding more and more base rock.
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Very cool! Haha make a super sweet rock scape! i wish i could make the rockscape for a 125 g!
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Very cool! Haha make a super sweet rock scape! i wish i could make the rockscape for a 125 g!
Haha, thanks! I will do my best to make it look good, but we will see, LOL.

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So I imagine that I will be starting hypo sometime next week, since my refractometer will be coming in. I will most likely not begin treatment during the week, as I am pretty busy.

My guess is that I will start treatment Friday.
My plan is to lower the salinity down to 1.008-1.009 over a course of two days, does this sound OK?

After hypo is done, I can begin to add critters again. I really want a Clam and a Torch coral. I am not sure about what kind of shrimp I want in this tank though.....could I add some Sexy Shrimp, or would they be too small? If I can't add the Sexy Shrimp, I am thinking that I will go with some kind of Coral Banded Shrimp (probably a pair).

As for fish for this tank, I think I wanted some Chromis (probably 5), and maybe a Midas Blenny. I also want a pair of Anthias, I really like the Squareback, I am just afraid that I will have some issues getting them to eat. They do eat plankton though, right? So if worse comes to worse, I could always buy bottles of plankton, right? Also, on definite fish list is a Mandarin. I think a pair would be cool if I can find an ORA one. I also really like the Scooter, but 3 pod eating fish in a 125g would probably be too much, lol. What do you think? Should I just go with a pair of ORA Mandarins, or get a Mandarin and a Scooter?

Thanks for reading the book above, lol. Sorry if it sounds a bit choppy, it is almost 11:00 PM,
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