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Old 12-28-2013, 02:35 AM   #121
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Old 12-28-2013, 03:54 AM   #122
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That shark egg is awesome!
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:08 AM   #123
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Old 12-28-2013, 11:01 AM   #124
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Any update airgoose?
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Old 12-28-2013, 07:19 PM   #125
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Shark is still hanging our in the egg. I finished the stand today. Needs paint or stain maybe, but all is cut and in place. What do you think?
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Old 12-28-2013, 07:23 PM   #126
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Shark is still hanging our in the egg. I finished the stand today. Needs paint or stain maybe, but all is cut and in place. What do you think?
Looks great!!!
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Old 12-28-2013, 07:27 PM   #127
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Thanks! Got done just in time. Storm started rolling in and only going to have a high of 23 degrees tomorrow. It was in the upper 50's today.
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Old 12-28-2013, 07:38 PM   #128
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Just got the phosguard I ordered. Trying to get ahead of diatoms before they start running amuck. Click image for larger version

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Old 12-28-2013, 08:40 PM   #129
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I really like phosguard...but why are you worried about diatoms? They just burn out on their own.
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Old 12-28-2013, 08:44 PM   #130
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Not sure about the sand I got and really don't like diatoms in my tank. It's a big tank, so the less work I have to put in scrubbing, etc. the better. The sand is Quickrete brand and I know there are a small amount of silicates in it. This should absorb them and keep a major outbreak from occurring.
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:19 PM   #131
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I was under the impression that it was the free swimming sharks that needed a round tank, not the cat sharks. IMO, it belongs in the 300.
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:23 PM   #132
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Thank you Mr X. I'm looking forward to it hatching. In viewing some YouTube videos of catsharks, it should do fine with a rectangular tank. They seem to stop a lot unlike the free swimming ones that are constantly moving which would be a reason why they need the circular tank. No science behind my thoughts, just based on observation.
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:09 PM   #133
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Nice! Cant wait for that shark!!!!!! Wonder how it will fare with the others... Maybe have a few for a snack?
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Old 12-28-2013, 11:28 PM   #135
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I'm hoping it will go well. The fish in the tank should do alright with it. They're bigger than they look in the pictures. One day closer!
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I'm hoping it will go well. The fish in the tank should do alright with it. They're bigger than they look in the pictures. One day closer!
I know, i was just kidding lol. Pictures never do justice!
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Old 12-29-2013, 12:20 PM   #137
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How big is the Grouper? Any worries that it will try to eat the shark?
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Old 12-29-2013, 12:28 PM   #138
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The grouper is about 7-8 inches and very dominant. I have the shark hatching in the 150 gallon tank for that reason and because if the eel. I'm not quite as concerned with the eel as I am the grouper though. I'll see how big the shark is when born and how active he's going to be too. I don't think the grouper can eat it, but could definitely stress it out though. Which is just as bad. Definitely requires a close eye with their interaction.
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The grouper is liable to eat anything that can fit into his enormous mouth. And he is probably not near done growing. This is going to be challenging to you!
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Yes it will. But it's a challenge that I'm looking forward to. The shark will be in his own tank for a little while to observe, and see how it goes from there. The grouper probably has another 4-6 inches of growth left in him. Hopefully the shark grows quickly.
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