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Old 03-21-2012, 09:50 AM   #91
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yep. thats why im so worried to get an anemone or anything. my params are always stable enough, but im just worried that it will kill something or get caught in my powerhead somehow. a maxxi carpet would be pretty cool
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Old 03-21-2012, 11:10 AM   #92
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If you get one just be careful when you feed it. My fish guy had one and he was feeding it by hand and it closed up on his hand and he had to go to the er to get it removed and get treated for the sting! Nems aren't bad I have a gba and it doesn't bother anything. It just sits in its spot and doesn't move. It havsnt since after the fist 2 days. It finds its spot and stays there
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Old 03-21-2012, 11:26 AM   #93
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ya, ive heard theyre dangerous with their sting. im really contemplating it now.. ill probably make a thread about it
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Old 03-21-2012, 02:32 PM   #94
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another vid is up...
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Old 04-09-2012, 08:31 PM   #95
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Keep the vids coming really nice setup too I'm subed to your YouTube I'm FOB101ful and I just set my tank up like a month ago and does anybody know how well a DIY PVC overflow works. Thanks you can check it out on my channel
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Old 04-09-2012, 09:36 PM   #96
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Thanks! I'll definitely check out your channel. I don't know how they work, but there are a lot of them on YouTube. It uses a siphon to get the water out. I would really think about getting an external overflow instead, like CPR or eshopps.
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Old 04-09-2012, 11:06 PM   #97
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Money problem there unfortunately. If I could u would. I have enough trouble trying to buy a 30 dollar pump and a 179 dollar lighting system
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:56 AM   #98
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What I would do is save until you are able to buy the good stuff.. If you already started, know that you can have a really pretty system thats simple. A sump isn't mandatory, just nice. You can thrive with weekly waterchanges. I'm a person who loves DIY and anything to save a few bucks, but you need to splurge on some things. I would check YouTube for vids on a PVC overflow but you might find its cheaper to go a different route, not sure.
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Ya I'm actually am saving up my money for my lighting. It's like 180 bucks for it.
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:16 PM   #100
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Okay, that's the way to do it!
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