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Old 03-19-2013, 08:43 PM   #191
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Ready to pull my hair out.

I can't seem to get my sand to settle which is making all my corals angry.

The power heads keep stirring it up.
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:31 PM   #192
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Looking at buying a ro/di system.

I've been buying water. It's annoying.

Frustrated with my tank ATM
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:07 PM   #193
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Your sand will settle. If you want, point your powerheads towards the surface of the water and that will help. The bulkreefsupply ro/di systems are great, I have one. Currently, with all the bad weather my spring water has had awful stuff in it so I don't run the unit or it'll get clogged (spring is under a corn field) and have great success from walmart and giant eagle distilled water.
Keep your chin up, the early months of a tank can be frustrating. I've wanted to kick the glass in my tank many times, but now things are going well...I'm just nit picking at this point.
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Your sand will settle. If you want, point your powerheads towards the surface of the water and that will help. The bulkreefsupply ro/di systems are great, I have one. Currently, with all the bad weather my spring water has had awful stuff in it so I don't run the unit or it'll get clogged (spring is under a corn field) and have great success from walmart and giant eagle distilled water.
Keep your chin up, the early months of a tank can be frustrating. I've wanted to kick the glass in my tank many times, but now things are going well...I'm just nit picking at this point.
Thank you for the encouragement. I need it!

Got a firefish. The chromis is glad to have a friend. He is being nice so far.

Need more rock. My clean up crew arrived while I was out. it has to spend the night in the office.

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Rar. Watching the tank for an hour and I have not seen the fire fish. I'm wondering if it may have died overnight
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Old 03-21-2013, 11:36 AM   #196
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It has been said many many times... Order less than you need from reef cleaners.

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That is the package. I think it was for a twenty gallon.

Edit: crushed my birdsnest looking for my firefish who is no where to be found.
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Stop looking. Fire fish hide and even bury themselves in the sand if I remember correctly. You won't find it until it wants to be found.
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Lol evidently. Totally destroyed the scape and everything.
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You were so right! The firefish came out....
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Lost power last night due to a thunderstorm.

Duncan has his mouth wide open. Everyone else seems fine. Water change today
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