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Old 03-30-2013, 01:41 PM   #1161
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I believe I've figured out the issue with my acans. There is algae on the tips of some of the skeleton. Any hints or tricks on this one?
Minor tank maintenance before work. Removed algae growth from the sump and fed. Clean the glass, so on. The betta comes out every other feeding it seems. Odd creature, wish he would show up more so I knew he was alive.
I also fragged my purple nana. I was concerned that it might have been suffering from RTN. Just couldn't decide if there was recession or if that was just prior damage that hadn't healed. Either way, executive decision was made. Capped the fresh cuts with some glue and it is business as usual.
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:53 PM   #1162
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I want to order more pods. But, I want to order a Linkia starfish with it. Someone talk me out of this.
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:43 PM   #1163
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Just order the pods and not the starfish. Save your money for a bigger tank!

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Old 04-04-2013, 03:24 AM   #1164
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I agree- don't do it!! They're beautiful, but the linkias die more often than not. Just get more pods in their place.
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I continued the cleaning of my powerheads today. I noticed the aiptasia has returned to my one powerhead, stuff just won't die. So, I sadly tore the coraline that grows on that powerhead off and tossed the ph into the vinegar bath. Now I know this won't kill it. My hopes is that it knocked it out of where it was hiding or enough stuff to show me exactly where it is hiding to nuke it for good.
Oh, and didn't order the starfish or the pods.
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:32 PM   #1166
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I know nothing about this other than what I read here won't lemon juice kill it
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:33 PM   #1167
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I continued the cleaning of my powerheads today. I noticed the aiptasia has returned to my one powerhead, stuff just won't die. So, I sadly tore the coraline that grows on that powerhead off and tossed the ph into the vinegar bath. Now I know this won't kill it. My hopes is that it knocked it out of where it was hiding or enough stuff to show me exactly where it is hiding to nuke it for good.
Oh, and didn't order the starfish or the pods.
I have effectively taken care of aiptasia with vinegar by just sneaking up on it and squirting it with a medicine dropper... As it retracts I follow it into the rock and keep squirting. I have not had any return to my tank yet. I also had success burning one piece off.
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I have effectively taken care of aiptasia with vinegar by just sneaking up on it and squirting it with a medicine dropper... As it retracts I follow it into the rock and keep squirting. I have not had any return to my tank yet. I also had success burning one piece off.
You should be extremely careful putting vinegar in your tank, it can cause your PH to crash.
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Yeah, I'm basically rinsing my power heads afterwards. I have aiptasia x that I've nuked it with before.
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You should be extremely careful putting vinegar in your tank, it can cause your PH to crash.
I use 2ml at a time, with lights off and it has no effect on PH in my experience.
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