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Old 06/27/2020, 01:13 PM   #1
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urchin spawn?

https://youtu.be/uPuUEmi1Gn0

What can I do to clean up the mess besides a big water change?


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Old 06/27/2020, 01:33 PM   #2
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I never did a water change when my long spine did that. It clears up on its own.

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Old 06/27/2020, 02:09 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick reply!
Well this is in a 10g tank and looks really BAD! Cream of potato soup bad!!
I'm mixing up some SW right now and will do a 70% WC in about an hour.


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Old 06/27/2020, 08:52 PM   #4
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Oh man. Did you get this urchin from Steve? If so it came from me and did this all the time.


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Old 06/29/2020, 10:38 AM   #5
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I got it from Francisco. Don't know where he got it.
I'm holding it for him till he gets an asterina star infestation under control.
I believe the urchin did the same thing in his tank about a week ago. Of course in a 180 the effect is not as severe.
I did two 70% water changes and things are beginning to go back to normal.
If it spews once more it's going BACK TO Francisco!!


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Old 06/29/2020, 10:47 AM   #6
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You might want to check. Mine almost nuked my 75 gal the last time it spawned


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Thanks for the quick reply!
Well this is in a 10g tank and looks really BAD! Cream of potato soup bad!!
I'm mixing up some SW right now and will do a 70% WC in about an hour.
Only a 10 gallon... Nevermind

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The smell was one I will never forget


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The smell was one I will never forget
Hey Sean, good to see you still on the forums. Do you have a tank set up?

Didn't really notice an 'off' odor.

The little bit of cyano that was in the tank has gone nuts!

I know you used to be a cichlid guy. I just started keeping peacocks. Just had my first batch of fry. Nothing special, just Aulonocara sp. from 'Under the Sea'
Still fun to see the momma with fry.


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Hey Sean, good to see you still on the forums. Do you have a tank set up?

Didn't really notice an 'off' odor.

The little bit of cyano that was in the tank has gone nuts!

I know you used to be a cichlid guy. I just started keeping peacocks. Just had my first batch of fry. Nothing special, just Aulonocara sp. from 'Under the Sea'
Still fun to see the momma with fry.

No I broke my sps tank down a while back and havenít looked back. I still have ALL of my gear and my back up gear so if I decide I have enough gear for 75-150 gal tank easily.

With the second kid I just lost any tank time I had.

Yes I love mouthbrooding cichlids. My first real aquatic passion were cichlids from lake tanganyika. Hope you and the fam are well!

I mainly lurk these days but I saw this post and figured it sounded like my urchin


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