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Old 08-23-2012, 07:56 PM   #661
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Ok, crabs are added and I couldn't get a clear pic of them. The pom pom is already in hiding. The porc crab actually landed near my carpet nem...we'll see if he finds it i guess. 4250 pods were added to the system as well along with 4 tonga snails to keep at my sandbed. Then, lots of zoas. I was actually surprised by some of them and that some have actually started opening up some with lights out. Though I am happier with reefs2go...they need to work on their plugs. A small sliver of rock smaller than the nail on your pinkie is not a plug or anything for that matter.

Oh, and there might be an engineer goby as well.

And before I did anything, my flowerpot looked like it never had before, so I thought I'd share. It is back to normal now.
This is normal

Bubble tip flowerpot?

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The flower pot looked beautiful! Engineer gobies are cool! So are Pom Pom crabs.
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I might never see it again, but I hope that he finds a nice place where I can see him...
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:05 PM   #664
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Do you have samdbed corals? If so, i dont think the engineer is the best... I have to save my corals from piles of sand all the time :/ even lost some zoas because of it
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:07 PM   #665
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He isn't with my corals.
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:56 PM   #666
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Oh, and my reef octopus skimmer is skimming now. I plugged one of the holes on the silencer. Wet skim and slow, but I'll take it.
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Hmmm if you had to plug your a silencer hole it seems to me it needs some adjusting . Probably need to bring the water level in the skimmer up some.
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That's been the issue the entire time. the mAkers just told me I didn't have the violas for the skimmer...still can't get that water level up...
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Violas? I think auto correct got you there Hank lol . Doubt this but is there salt build up in the silencer hose?
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I love my engineer goby he has taken on his new markings. He stays under rocks all day but at feeding time he is ready
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Yes, violas and clarinets...or bioload. Bioload and violas are in the same biological family.
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Well regardless of bio load you should still be able to bring the water level in there up . Maybe turn the adjustment all the way up and put a pinch of frozen food in it just to see what happens. I find it very odd that your having problems with a reef octopus. Mine will skim a cup every 2 days.
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Yeah. Heard such great things...I think the valve isn't working right, but haven't had time to take it apart. Either way, its skimming and with the gfo and purigen my tank looks amazing and algae issues have ask but vanished. Now I just need to find the tube for my sea clone skimmer so my 36 can utilize it. I stirred up about of junk that is on the rocks now. Want to hook out up and get it back into the water column for removal.
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INC zoas. I was happy overall with what I got. The orange bam bams haven't opened up yet...but that isn't my displeasure. Each frag has 5 heads of what are supposed to be the same zoa...not true. You'll see.



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They all look good! Its a little unfair for them to do that to you though, maybe email them with pics? If you can make it to aquaworld, they have some magician's palythoas in the 5$ frags. Really pretty.
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They all look good! Its a little unfair for them to do that to you though, maybe email them with pics? If you can make it to aquaworld, they have some magician's palythoas in the 5$ frags. Really pretty.
Ya I almost bought two frags of it but had to remind myself I have a plan and in gonna stick to it haha
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Come on man, plans are made to be modified. My plan has gone out the window due to a local tank breakdown. It's the most fun and pleasurable part of this hobby.
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Well I'm in the process of selling off my zoas to make room for acans so don't wanna back track now. Plus I'm at about 45 frags/colonies in my 46 gallon tank so kinda running out of room lol.
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Yeah to bad we didn't live closer I would frag my new acan for some zoas.
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