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Old 11-27-2011, 09:14 PM   #31
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Still s gamble. They can revert easily
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Pods will surge up and down in population for awhile until they truly settle out. Thing you have to make sure of is can the population sustain itself at its low points while there's a mandarin sucking down dozens of them a day
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even if you can get them to eat prepared foods, there is no guarantee they will continue that behavior. they can stop as quick as they started. you hear it a lot with the ORA tank bred mandarins.
turf scrubbers are not ideal pod breeding grounds. they prefer to be submerged, and algae is not a necessity. it just happens that they are free of predation in a refugium and can breed there unchecked, where there also happens to be algae growing.
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My tank is about eight months old but I have no pods.
how do you know this?
what other pod eaters do you have in the tank? did you ever use a copper based medication in this tank?
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Old 11-27-2011, 09:28 PM   #34
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I don't see any at least. I did do hypo in my display which killed them all. My fish are in my signature. They all eat prepared foods.
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I don't see any at least. I did do hypo in my display which killed them all. My fish are in my signature. They all eat prepared foods.
You'll never see any with the lights on. Get a flashlight and look really close, when the lights are out, on your LR and you might spot them.
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Just yell boo real loud at your tank and you'll scare them out
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Just yell boo real loud at your tank and you'll scare them out
Hahaha just make sure none of your fish have heart conditions before trying this lol
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Hahaha just make sure none of your fish have heart conditions before trying this lol
Good call... using defib paddles in water isn't quite safe
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Ya ok Ill make sure to buy the defibs and medic kits lol. Ill try looking at it at night tom. night. Im am away right now.
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