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Old 06-16-2012, 12:06 PM   #921
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LOL!

I was os excited, I jumped up and down. ITS NOT DEAD! LOL.

LOL that made my day "reading" you write that. That sounds weird but I can't type "made my day hearing you say that" because I can't hear you LMAO.
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Old 06-16-2012, 12:37 PM   #922
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I am off to a LFS! I will most likely get some snails and maybe hermits. Maybe a fish too.
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Old 06-16-2012, 01:26 PM   #923
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When you get back lets see some updated pics! I'd love to see your acan.
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Old 06-16-2012, 01:59 PM   #924
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Whacha get hmmm? Whacha get hmmm?
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Old 06-16-2012, 05:07 PM   #925
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I'm back on the road now, but I got an Orange Spotted Goby and a Royal Gramma. I love them! Hey, maybe if the Yasha Goby doesn't pair up with the shrimp, the new one will. Is that even possible?

Here the bad news, I saw my Yasha Goby, and he wasn't looking too good. Therefore I tested for ammonia, there was .5 of it! I did a PWC, and emptied the protein skimmer cup. We are on the way to a party now, so I couldn't do anymore before we left. When we get back I will do more PWC(s), clean the filter sock, and clean the sponges in the overflow. Wish me luck that I don't have any losses!

However, the test kit I was using said on the bottle copyright 2006. Do you think it could have expired? Also, am I supposed to be shaking the bottles before using them?

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Yes definitly dhake the bottles for 100% accurate results! Could be expired too. Good luck though!! Great additions!!!
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Old 06-16-2012, 05:17 PM   #927
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Yes definitly dhake the bottles for 100% accurate results! Could be expired too. Good luck though!! Great additions!!!
Thanks. Not sure if I did that on my tests before the most recent. Does that permanently mess up the bottle? I read somewhere that it might on some test, but I don't remember that post all to well, lol.

Thanks! Hopefully I will have pictures of the new fishes later and a picture of the Acan.

Oh, that's another thing. I found it odd that my Acan seemed to be doing okay with .5 of ammonia. It seemed okay to me. What would it look like if it was being effected by ammonia?
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Thanks. Not sure if I did that on my tests before the most recent. Does that permanently mess up the bottle? I read somewhere that it might on some test, but I don't remember that post all to well, lol.

Thanks! Hopefully I will have pictures of the new fishes later and a picture of the Acan.

Oh, that's another thing. I found it odd that my Acan seemed to be doing okay with .5 of ammonia. It seemed okay to me. What would it look like if it was being effected by ammonia?
Corals are a great indicator of water quality... IMO the tests were bad. Redo them, but shake the heck out of the bottles! If the tests are still odd, do a pwc and buy another kit
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Can I add water conditioner straight to the tank? Thanks!
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Hey Red,
I think you could add it to a high flow area, but why would you want to? For the Ammonia?
Honestly, it's been so long since I've used conditioner, I don't remember. I thought it was just for Chlorine and Cloramines.
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