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Old 02-02-2013, 06:47 PM   #131
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Just emailed a vendor and asked if they had any coupons I could use.... the answer: yes! Pretty stocked. Looking forward to placing this coral order.
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Old 02-02-2013, 09:30 PM   #132
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My Duncan isn't fully extending

How long does it usually take for them to get comfy

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Old 02-03-2013, 06:49 PM   #133
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:28 AM   #134
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The order came in! I received ten frags. One of which was a freebie!
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:16 AM   #135
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Lol!!!! I over did it a tad. go big or go home right? Lol!!
I have a test kit. But no heater. My apartment tends to be really warm. I'd love more info on converting the hob!

I'm starting to lean away from the TV stand altogether. I found a lfs that has a 40b stand for 60. Its a lightweight metal stand of some sort. It has space underneath for a sump how perfect. Lol.

Do you think I can wiggle by without the 305 (a sump will be a few months off)?

Lol me too! I shall look it up! Thank you my dear.
I would shy away from any metal stands...salt water and metal NOT friends, salt makes metal rust and I am sure you will be spilling water on stand. wood is a safer bet. And imo all metal stands are indeed wobbly as well. Do you have a local St Vincent/Goodwill...or some kind of donation/resale shop?
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Sounds good to me. I'll pass on that rock then.

I think I like this scape. Going to order salt, a refractometer, and another power head tonight. I'll buy salt for the cycle Thursday. Going to be doing raw shrimp to cycle.
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Old 02-09-2013, 11:52 AM   #137
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I would shy away from any metal stands...salt water and metal NOT friends, salt makes metal rust and I am sure you will be spilling water on stand. wood is a safer bet. And imo all metal stands are indeed wobbly as well. Do you have a local St Vincent/Goodwill...or some kind of donation/resale shop?
Good idea ... I didn't think of that. I'll be moving in about a year or so; I think that would be a good time to swap. Thanks!
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Life has been hectic! I can't believe it has only been four days!

Couple of updates.

Current stock is: 2x clowns, 1 blue green chromis, and a false yellow tail damsel.

My large clown has a pimple like growth on him... not ich; but not sure what it is.

All of the coral is looking good except for my Goldie zoas, and my two favia. One of the favia and the goldies came in looking pretty rough. The seller, Glenn Black, has been awesome. His website is www.spikescorals.com the other favia I accidently bleached it looks like but he is recovering.

My Duncan and favia are both eating well as are the fish. Both montis are growing.

I can't get good pictures of the coral or fish but I'll keep trying.
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My smaller clown, who liked to sleep near the 1500 gph power head, I found dead in the powerhead this morning. That brings the stock to one clown, damsel, and chromis.

Did a water change.

I also noticed my Rubbermaid container that I mix my salt in had a brown slime coating the walls. What's up with that?
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