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Old 03-25-2014, 09:36 AM   #11
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Well, the orbit is now coming more and more popular. I have seen it being able to keep more and more corals. The fluval sea led doesn't pack nearly as much punch as the orbit.
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Old 03-25-2014, 10:18 AM   #12
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Okay so here's a short list of places to consider: (granted it does not start snowing)
Aquatic Obsessions - 12miles-30min
Captivating coral - 30 miles -50 min
Absolutely Fish - 30 miles -50 min
Ocean Gallery II -20 miles -40 min
Tropiquarium -23 miles - 35 min
Salty H2O marine - 22 miles (but) 50 min
Manhattan Aquariums - 28 miles - 45 min
That's my list ..gotta narrow it down to places that would worth the trip.
I have hopes for my light, I really do. Granted it a bit too blue for my taste but I cannot complain too much. If only I had a PAR meter!!
The anemone is behind a rock again. What a jerk. I had to shove my head behind the tank and he is fully open, enjoying the fact that I did not touch him.
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Old 03-25-2014, 10:24 AM   #13
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That's an awful lot of LFS in your area. If you can, return the anemone. If it dies due to inadequate lighting, it will nuke your tank.
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Old 03-25-2014, 10:43 AM   #14
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The anemone does not seem to be doing bad - he is fully open, I gave him some food and it seems to be doing well. If it takes a turn for the worst, I will figure out what to do from there.
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Old 03-25-2014, 10:54 AM   #15
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Alright, monitor it very closely though.
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Old 03-25-2014, 06:57 PM   #16
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I had an anemone die before and it did not nuke my tank. Basically, if it dies, it's just a large amount of nutrients. If your filtration can handle it, you'll be fine. I have a PAR meter. The problem is, you'll have to make a 2 hour trip to use it.
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Old 03-25-2014, 07:00 PM   #17
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Well, Mr. X, you have such great filtration and equipment. It'd be pretty hard to nuke your tank.
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They don't put off a poison per say....it's just like a fish that size dying, is all I'm saying.
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Okay. So today I went to Captivating Corals in Freehold, NJ and the sign said "For Rent" so that was a bit of a waste of time. So I set off to this other place called "Aquaradise". The shop was really really well designed (best I have ever seen) but not too much of a selection and could not find something that would suit me.
Explored some more ended up a Petco (I know, I know) that I think takes pretty good care of their fish and has a really knowledgable guy there, and bought some snails and ended up buying a small colony of Xenia. I wanted to buy some mushrooms but I was not willing to pay $40 for 2 heads of the smallest mushrooms I have ever seen.
Currently acclimating them and hoping for the best. The anemone is still there waving it's tentacles at me.
I plan on putting the Xenia pretty high up, just before the water line after a water change (wouldn't want to have it exposed to air)
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They don't put off a poison per say....it's just like a fish that size dying, is all I'm saying.

I always thought there was something more. Like some Zoas have a poison in them that they release when they die.
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