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Old 07-26-2012, 02:47 PM   #471
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I have a carbon filter in the basement on my main waterline.

As for the octopus, I'll keep messing with it. It is still tuning in, just frustrating.
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Old 07-26-2012, 02:53 PM   #472
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Not sure then.. Maybe just buying distilled is the way to go, that stinks though :/
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Old 07-27-2012, 10:27 AM   #473
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Well, was going to look into it when i got home yesterday, but that nice tornado decided to hit cooks forest. So, that being 30 miles from my house and 15 from where i work i didnt have the chance or electricity. I just got power back at 6 am. Sadly, one of my acros didnt make it and totally bleached out. Surprisingly only 1 of my koralias was running in reverse this time.
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That's my worst nightmare. That stinks man, are you sure it's completely bleached? I've never heard of it happening that fast, even if it was rtn.
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Sadly it looks that way. White but black where the polyps were. Though there are some that are still green. Im keeping him in there just incase. It was ugly when i got home. All that brown snot algae i deal with daily was filming on the top and sending shooters down into the water.
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I'm starting to wonder if it's all of pennsylvania with water issues. I get a ton of the brown filming algae too.
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Sadly it looks that way. White but black where the polyps were. Though there are some that are still green. Im keeping him in there just incase. It was ugly when i got home. All that brown snot algae i deal with daily was filming on the top and sending shooters down into the water.
Definitely keep it in there. I bought a rock that had a big patch of monti digi covering it that was bleached and looked gone. But I liked the rock. Now I have a huge monti digi in my tank.
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I'm starting to wonder if it's all of pennsylvania with water issues. I get a ton of the brown filming algae too.
Well keep in mind that there is alot of weird water in pa from all of the coal mining. Most of this is stripped out by water treatment. Brookville had some of the best water in the state before the flood of 96. It just hasnt beed the same since, something leeching in somewhere. But i have issues from stuff leeching into my well as there is a corn field right above it. And the manure is the least of my worries.
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Definitely keep it in there. I bought a rock that had a big patch of monti digi covering it that was bleached and looked gone. But I liked the rock. Now I have a huge monti digi in my tank.
Im def planning on it. I still have a plate coral skeleton in there from months ago in some odd hope. I dont have very high hopes for the acro though. Only one green polyp, rest black and bleached.
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Oh, small update on my 36. It is still running as a FOWLR system, just has enough of those scorpid worms, I think that is their name, that you'd think you were looking at a weird white field of grass in places. It actually breaks off and floats around the tank and gets stuck in the powerhead pretty often. It is currently housing my royal gramma, a clown, and a yellow watchman goby. I've been doing water changes bi-weekly on the system since I'm not overly worried about high nitrates. It only has small algae growth on it, not as much as the 55 since it doesn't recieve any light from windows.

Now on to the real update, my local SW pal has continued to struggle to keep her lawnmower blenny fat. She's dropping it off on Sunday. It'll be going into the 36 as the 55 already has a lawnmower that is pretty aggressive. With the amount of LR in the 36, I don't see any issues between the blenny and goby. They live in different levels of the aquarium and with the algae that grows on the back of the tank, that'll be where the blenny will be, not near the goby's cave.
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