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Old 08-02-2014, 02:19 AM   #1
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ice fishes 55 gallon journey

just picked up a killer deal from a guy upgrading to a 120 and got his 55 gallon ill be setting up tomorrow and cleaning the rest of the gunk out before doing the water change. pics when i get it up
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Old 08-02-2014, 11:16 AM   #2
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Look forward to seeimg this build is it gonna be a reef tank

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for now, no its going to be a FOWLR. pics incoming!
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Old 08-03-2014, 09:37 AM   #6
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ice fishes 55 gallon journey

How many pounds of rock are in the tank? Seems like an awfully small amount. Especially since you have a clown in there already.
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about 30 pounds of live rock in there currently
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of course. this is just the start of what i wanna do. i just got it friday ive got a large dry coral piece i wanna add into it currently. just havnt decided where i wanna place it
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went to the store and brought in a water sample since they test for free. and found out my nitrates where REALLY high....so instead of buying some more fish and snails i grab my buckets and do another 50% water change. this time i siphon the sand at the bottom so hopefully *fingers crossed* i will be ok tomorrow and get the new fish i have on hold for me i also added a new piece of live rock, redid the rock sculpting since i was moving everything anyway. and added a piece of my barnacle coral ive had for years. apparently my hermit really loves the barnacles. he wont leave the piece alone lol. anyways. pics tomorrow when its all cleared up i also have some floating algea looking stuff that floats around the bottom of my tank. any fish that takes care of that stuff or do i have to keep netting it all when it moves into areas i can net?
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