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Old 08-11-2012, 02:20 AM   #1271
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:20 AM   #1273
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Get the Midas Blenny!! It's what you really want.

They had a baby gold headed sleeper goby at petco. So pretty. Someday I'll have one. Someday....
It's really a tie between them, I'm not sure, I'll let my family decide.

You're right, they are beautiful. you'll need to upgrade from that pico though!


And thanks, will ferells a beast! Also, no problem haha!
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:10 PM   #1274
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Thought id let you know I'm getting neon green extension and new growth on the dead pieces of the colony already
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Old 08-12-2012, 11:22 PM   #1275
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Great! I knew theyd do good for you. Tomorrow I'm having someone come over to buy the kryptonite candy cane off me, it's just too much light for it...

What I'm thinking is that I'll retrofit a 4 bulb t5 into my canopy and turn my LEDs to minimum light. Actually, maybe two bulb.. Idk. Whatever it is, it has to get done, my corals aren't very happy with this led unit. Also, the eBay company purewaterclub never answered me, which is bad but okay because my brother broke part of it > I added the di resin to my rodi and it seems to be good now, 1:2.75 gallon ratio.
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Old 08-12-2012, 11:27 PM   #1276
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What system are you currently using?
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Old 08-13-2012, 12:07 AM   #1277
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Led? The 120w dimmable Chinese fixture off eBay. I believe it's 30 royal blue 30 cool white and they are 3w LEDs underdrived at 2w to prolong life ( a lot of people do that)
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Old 08-13-2012, 12:13 AM   #1278
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And your having trouble with high light corals? I thought everyone else using them got great sps growth. Are you sure you don't have phosphate issues? And hows the sand bed project going?
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And your having trouble with high light corals? I thought everyone else using them got great sps growth. Are you sure you don't have phosphate issues? And hows the sand bed project going?
My sps growth is great on all high light sps, my stylo seriously grew a quarter inch thick branch that's about an inch long in a month. My green slimer has encrusted the rock and is going crazy too. The purple plasma is starting to lose that purple I was talking about It getting, but It's still growing fast. It's not really growth I'm having issues with, it's color. The birdsnest was the exception though. I could have phosphate issues, which makes me want to get some gfo and a reactor, which the guy in slippery rock has.. My parents probably wouldnt let me go though. Only April till I get my actual license! If all goes as planned of course..

The sand bed is actually doing well, no cyano anymore, I've put some sand in the fuge just to keep bacteria so nothing goes nuts.. It's pretty much empty now, I'd say 3/4 of the way done. I'm just happy I don't have any more algae issues other than the back getting nasty daily, just another reason for gfo I guess.. Maybe I'll do chemipure, see how it goes while saving my money for a reactor, and for my birthday, ask for a light.
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Well.. I sold the candycane, and then organized my electric stuff.. I looked at my lighting schedule and found out one of the reasons my corals are bleaching lol.. The timer was bumped and had the blues on almost all the time. The whites were on for 11 hours. I now have it on a 10 hours schedule, which I think is much better. And I am going to wash out my filter sock tomorrow, it was really brown. I'm hoping that will be easy, I just put it in the washing machine with no soap, right?

I have the money to buy a reactor.. That might be next. I'll get the little fishies reactor if I can't make it to slippery rock before school.
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