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Old 04-26-2015, 08:32 AM   #2051
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I recently bought one of these-
Tunze Care Magnet - Glass Cleaner - Bulk Reef Supply
Per Dary421's advice. It works great. It gets the stuff below the sand bed without risking the glass too.
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Old 04-27-2015, 10:25 AM   #2052
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Yep a fresh razor blade and you're golden .... Acrylic is a lot more of a hassle with the plastic blades :-(


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Sniper, how is the ATS working out?

are you running it on an opposite photo-period than the display?
I Imagine the same principles that apply to a refugium apply to an ATS so
I'm curious to see if it makes any impact on ph over the day/night cycle.
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Old 04-27-2015, 10:30 AM   #2053
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It's working really well. Already seeing algae growth. I'm going to scrape later today I hope. I run it opposite for the most part. The one light doesn't have a timer so it's been going all the time since I forget.


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So, has it been a week since I've had both lights on this guy? First light scraping, as you need to do it weekly. Only change I want to make, either widen the slit or figure a way to block light from there as algae can restrict flow, and already has.
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Old 04-28-2015, 06:53 PM   #2055
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I read in another thread that you got a Tomini....congrats! Do you have any pictures of the little guy? They're my favorite type of "smaller" Tang.
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Besides a snapshot from the FTS, that's all that will happen. They are shy and it certainly is. Can watch it out grazing through the side of the tank until someone walks into 'the zone' around the front of the tank and it gently swims into one of the large caves I have build into the tank. First feeding it totally missed because I fed from the front. The last one I did was from the side and it ate like a pig. I went back and forth about it for a long, long time until it had to be in the tank. Things livened up with the addition and there hasn't been any noticeable aggression, which is great. It shares a home with the marine betta, which is cool. I go to the front of the tank, the tang hides, then the beta shoots out and tries to intimidate me into leaving.
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I'm happy to hear all is well aggression wise, that's always a relief (and that he is eating like a pig! )

That is cool that he is sharing a home with the Betta, from what I recall they tend to be fairly reclusive too.
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The entire genius is that way to my recollection and that them not being so shy should raise concern.
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Nice addition Hank! Always wanted a tang.
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Well, tomorrow is a trip to Pittsburgh for the gear up for the marathon. No, don't worry, I don't run it. While the wife is competing I'm planning on spending my time over in Aqua-World. Seems they are the bee's knees and pretty close to where I'll be. Hopefully can pick up a nice coral that I'd have trouble finding elsewhere. I've sat here and watched the pictures of their tanks scroll by on their website picking out the fish and coral in their tanks.
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