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Old 10-13-2012, 12:14 PM   #11
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29 is the largest a biocube goes to my knowledge...so I'd say it isn't too small. If I ever get a cube, it'll be the size I get.
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Ya and it doesn't help they almost look like aipatsia themselves lol. I've actually had a few people on the forums be like "wow do you know you have a bad aiptasia outbreak?" Just to realize they are talking about my dull "yellow" polyps lmao
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When I saw them, my first thought was "wow, I bet that yellow really pops under the moonlights...." since every other coral with yellow just glows. Yeah, NOT.... they just disappear. I was so bummed, but at least they do look good during the day.
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Old 10-13-2012, 12:15 PM   #13
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29 is the largest a biocube goes to my knowledge...so I'd say it isn't too small. If I ever get a cube, it'll be the size I get.
Which brings up another good point. If you want an all in one system but want bigger redsea makes some nice tanks.. gboy66 and Nu-nu the eel have one which is beautiful with 0 mods I believe.
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Old 10-13-2012, 12:17 PM   #14
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So is a 29g too small to start out with?
Not at all. This is my first go at a reef..... just need to do your homework and understand up front that they require a little extra TLC, dedication, & attention to detail.
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I've got the jbj 28 gallon as well but it's metal halides. Heat is an issue with these lights and I keep my hood open all the time to release heat. Other then that I LOVE the tank. Perfect size for maintence and just big enough to keep 4-5 fish. The one thing I like Better about it then the bio cube is I can see in the back. I think that was the deciding factor for me. It is now 7 months old and I never tire looking at it or playing in it.
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Thanks everyone for sharing your tanks! They all look amazing!

I went to the local fish store today to look at the bio cube again and looked at the fish. Now I want one of each of the fish. Might need to go with something bigger.

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That thread is great! I will have to look through it more later.
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A pic of my biocube. 2 1/2 weeks old two fire fish, one died 3 days after I got it. Checked my levels and all was good. Maybe it was just a sick fish? The other one is dong great.... When can I get my first coral?
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Did you notice any aggressive/dominating behavior between the two? Firefish are typically docile, but if they're not a mated pair, they can get aggressive towards each other, especially in the confines of a nano....

As far as corals, as long as your levels are all good, start adding some. I had a 3 corals in mine within a few days of my cycle completing.
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I did notice the one being slightly dominating. The one that died just hid under the live rock the whole time, I don't know but the other one is swimming around like a champ. I've just been checking my levels at the lfs each week so I don't know what they are since the fish died but it was only a few hours and I got him out o there. Any thoughts of good first coral to get?
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