06-12-2010, 07:34 AM
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It will come as no big surprise that I agree with Wake. I would not add any more live rock or sand at this time. In addition, I would keep the sump running, using fresh activated carbon every 3rd day for a couple of weeks. It wouldn't hurt to do a 5 gallon water change daily until you start to see things "perk up".
In some ways you are very fortunate that your stocking level was not higher. And I do agree with your final conclusion, that it was just a poor choice in livestock (the anemone) that resulted in your situation. It is very frustrating that in the year 2010 we would actually have people recommending anemones as being easy to keep in captivity. They are exceedingly difficult in the hands of most hobbyists and really need someone with an extremely keen eye for picking healthy livestock. I am not personally confident in my ability to do this, and would suggest that very few people need to consider an anemone for their tank.
Any chance you could post some updated pictures here in this thread? I am actually going to set the alarm on my cell phone to go off in 8 hours to remind me to check back in on this. I've been rather distracted with other things lately.... my apologies to all.