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Old 05-08-2012, 10:34 PM   #791
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Thanks everybody for the kind words!

I am happy to report that the Wrasse is still doing well. Last I checked he was in the water swimming about. He did give me a scare a little bit earlier because he was on the sand with white stripes (I know that means they are stressed). He is just fine now though, and he did eat some food.

He does seem a bit thin though, I can fix that, LOL.

I am soo happy he didn't die.

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Old 05-10-2012, 07:22 PM   #792
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I was browsing the Diver's Den and saw this awesome Midas! He looks so cool!
http://www.liveaquaria.com/diversden...+3&ddid=153731

Do you guys know if to Midas' will coexist in the same aquarium?

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Old 05-10-2012, 09:05 PM   #793
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Old 05-12-2012, 02:00 PM   #794
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Good afternoon!

I have a question about sand today. Okay, so when I was setting up this tank, I didn't have all the sand in yet. On the sand bag it says not to add the sand to a tank that already has aquatic life. Is that really a problem? Would it be okay if I added a little bit at a time?

On another note, the Wrasse has disappeared again . I haven't seen him around the past few days, but I am hoping he will come out soon.

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Old 05-12-2012, 02:03 PM   #795
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If you add a small amount of rinsed sand at a time I think you'll be fine. You can use a rolled up plastic sheet ot something similar to kinda scoot the sand to the sandbed. You wont want to just drop in un rinsed sand from the top or you'll have one heck of a sandstorm. lol

I bet the wrasse is just hiding again, mine do that constantly and I gotta say it's sometimes hard not to worry about them.
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You can put the sand in a clean bottle like a soda bottle and put the whole thing at the bottom of the tank and pour it out . Not sure how much sand you have to put in so it may take a while.
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Old 05-12-2012, 05:56 PM   #797
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Thanks for the posts both of you!

So if i only add a little bit of sand at a time, I don't need to rinse it?

That would be nice, rinsing isn't all that fun! Lol
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Old 05-12-2012, 06:21 PM   #798
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Unfortunately rinsing sand is a step I wouldn't skip . I wish it was though lol.
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Old 05-12-2012, 06:41 PM   #799
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Unfortunately rinsing sand is a step I wouldn't skip . I wish it was though lol.
LOL. Okay, thanks.

I am going to invent rinse less sand. Lol.
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I bought 80lb of argonite white sand from reef rocks and i just dumped it in the tank. It was cloudy for a day, then it was perfect. didnt even rinse it.
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