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Old 01/28/2019, 09:41 AM   #126
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Haha, inconveniences. I remember using a scrap piece of acrylic to attach the plastic gopro connector. It wasn't fancy put got the job done. I have to dig mine out and get some early stages of the tank.


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Old 02/03/2019, 08:43 AM   #127
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Haha, inconveniences. I remember using a scrap piece of acrylic to attach the plastic gopro connector. It wasn't fancy put got the job done. I have to dig mine out and get some early stages of the tank.
Gonna have to break down and get a stick. I cant hold it steady leaned over and into the tank.

Had my first snail hatch out last night. Too soon to tell the type. Sponges are starting to appear in the tank. Some purple, some white. Added some dendros and 1 sun coral. Have to get used to hand feeding the sun. Bonus to this, is now since my duncan is right next to it, any left overs I feed to it.


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Old 02/09/2019, 08:30 PM   #128
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He is a picture of the small 2 headed torch I got 2 months ago. Seems to like getting blasted as it has grown a lot.
https://youtu.be/NOOnlq_PxMk


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Old 02/09/2019, 09:17 PM   #129
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Nice. I love stuff that shows off the current.


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Old 02/10/2019, 11:15 AM   #130
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Took another Gopro video
Wall Hammer mounted into the rocks
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Old 04/05/2019, 08:02 PM   #131
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Got a nem today. In QT now.


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Old 04/05/2019, 09:37 PM   #132
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Gorgeous! What kind?


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Old 04/08/2019, 07:31 AM   #133
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Is it a small carpet?


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Old 04/10/2019, 12:57 PM   #134
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Gorgeous! What kind?
Its a heteractis magnifica (ritteri).
So far so good. Likes its perch on top of the glass bowl. 5 days of cipro and daily water changes. Should be ready for the tank this weekend.


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Old 04/15/2019, 03:48 PM   #135
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First day in the tank
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Old 04/15/2019, 09:36 PM   #136
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Looking good. Nice vid!


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Old 06/04/2019, 08:53 AM   #137
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The leather looks happy


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Old 06/04/2019, 09:04 AM   #138
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Beautiful! I'd love to read and see more of your tank.


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Old 12/08/2019, 08:15 AM   #139
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Tank update ....well fuge update
The fuge worked with reverse flow. I somehow received a batch of red flatworms that were un-killable by normal means. So after a year of looking at red spots all over the fuge i decided to go a different route. The fuge tank is now going to become a rock nem tank. Its all set up wait ing for 15 nems to arrive. Just so it didnt look so bare i got 2 decorations. Out of focus. I really need to get a macro lens.


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Old 12/08/2019, 09:08 AM   #140
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15 anemones will look awesome! Nice setup too.


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Old 12/09/2019, 07:05 AM   #141
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I got a single rainbow bubble tip anemone one year and three days ago. I now have over 20 and have sold about a dozen of them. :0) Word of warning. Ha!

As for the flatworms, did you try a melanurus wrasse? They take care of those things exceptionally fast. That reminds me that I need to get another one...not because of worms, but because I just like them. Mine went blind, got bloat (maybe??) and eventually had to be euthanized. I had it for almost 7 years. Actually lost all 3 wrasses in a span of about a year. Time to restock, but I need a Labouti this time!


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Old 12/21/2019, 08:45 AM   #142
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So they are settling in and of course not exactly where I would want them. Plus a few others. Oh well I can get more, they are small.


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Those look nice! Is it plumbed in with the big tank?

Springer's Damsels also eat flat worms.


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Old 12/21/2019, 04:28 PM   #144
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It is plumbed to the big tank. So the big tank is the fuge for it I guess?
I didnt want to put a fish in the 20g because I felt it was to small plus I didnt want to feed it.
I do have a melanurus wrasse in the big tank. It is free of flatworms, pods and anything it can hunt down and put in its mouth.
Michael your tank looks great
McPuff : I got a single rainbow bubble tip anemone one year and three days ago. I now have over 20 and have sold about a dozen of them
This is just the reason I have stayed away from BTA
In a year or 2 I'm going to have to thin out my mushrooms. I didnt realize they spilt like crazy. 6 leads to 18 leads to 54 ect..... They seem to split into threes.


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I'll be following along with your new rock nem tank, for sure. I have long thought of keeping some myself. It'll be interesting to learn more about them, through your experience. Do they move much? Are some colors easier to keep? Will you add any commensal shrimp? Will you feed them? Light requirements? Lots of questions! Good luck with them!

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I'll be following along with your new rock nem tank, for sure. I have long thought of keeping some myself. It'll be interesting to learn more about them, through your experience. Do they move much? Are some colors easier to keep? Will you add any commensal shrimp? Will you feed them? Light requirements? Lots of questions! Good luck with them!

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I was out of town for 5 days. 5 of the Rock Nems moved. I dont know if it was the not being fed every day or what. Some moved out from under rocks into the light, other moved to the shade and 1 moved to the sand.


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They now seem to be trying to get the best spots. A little pushing and shoving going on.


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Old 01/01/2020, 01:03 PM   #148
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That's cool. I had no idea they moved around that much. It's a good sign! It shows they're healthy enough to afford to move around. Nice job. I think your feeding them helps.

How's the 500?


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Update on the 500
Since I removed the 20g fuge and made it into tank for rock nems and sun corals, I have a bit of extra algae in the 500g. I got one of them there sea hares. After a week I noticed a difference. The nem tank has a crop of rock loving ulva which im trying to figure out a remedy. The snails wont touch it. It grows like crazy.
I also broke down and have some new fish in QT. 3 tangs and an angel. The 36 hour TTM is killing me. I hate lugging buckets of water from the tank room to the laundry room.


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Getting new fish is exciting! Those new tangs and angel are likely candidates to keep that ulva and the other extra algae in check. Which species did you get?


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