My Aquarium nitrites and Ammonia spiked???? - Page 2 - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
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post #11 of 18 Old 09-03-2012, 09:50 PM Thread Starter
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no, i havent... but i didnt do a water change for that week. and i usually do a 10-20% water change every week
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post #12 of 18 Old 09-03-2012, 10:32 PM
I just don't see one week giving way to this kind of water readings though. But you really need to get those numbers back in line fast.
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post #13 of 18 Old 09-04-2012, 08:18 AM Thread Starter
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ok, so i did yet another water change, but all my fish are dead... what may have happened, is that the diamond goby died the day i left, and it stayed there for a while, because when i got it out, it was rotten, and the CUC didnt bother cleaning it up
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post #14 of 18 Old 09-04-2012, 10:14 AM
TIme to get a new CUC. Yours are lazy. I don't really want to throw this out there but, I lost a Scopus Tang recently, couldn't find him for love or money, then when I was cleaning the tank I found all these bones, I know not a pretty sight. But, my CUC picked him clean. Or I should say my CUC and the Bristle Worms.
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post #15 of 18 Old 09-04-2012, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
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what clean up crew would you reccomend for a 10 gallon ?
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post #16 of 18 Old 09-04-2012, 07:47 PM
I just recommend Snails, because hermits tend to pick at Corals if they can't find any food. But there are many out there that house Hermits with no issues. 5-6 Turbos. 5-10 Bumble Bee Snails. 10-15 Hermits of some sort. Mix and match, but something along those lines.
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post #17 of 18 Old 09-08-2012, 08:56 AM Thread Starter
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Alright, so my water levels are finally back to normal, and my fire shrimp, coral, and feather dusters are still alive :D im going to get another CUC today so that nothing crazy happens again

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post #18 of 18 Old 09-08-2012, 12:08 PM
Right on.
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