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Old 07-12-2010, 10:58 AM   #41
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Where did you get the rock from in the main tank it looks great
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Old 07-12-2010, 02:39 PM   #42
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oh no?? now with marine ich is it not the same as far as one has it they all have it?? moving them would not help in that case
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Old 07-12-2010, 03:28 PM   #43
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just because 1 does, doesnt mean they all will but even if they all do i still wouldnt treat a display. my displays have corals and inverts that would die. the live rock is pourus and prob. would absorb and added chemical anyways which would cause problems down the line. treat in your QT tank, thats one of the reasons you have it.
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Old 07-13-2010, 06:59 AM   #44
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ohhh i miss understood... i thought you meant in general with my other methods not to treat the DT...(which mine is very limited on inhabitants) i agree fully not to ever put meds into the DT..... and thank you for the info on the ich not always being wide spread.. i know in my FW tanks if one has it they ALL have it.... this is very helpful.... but on an up note the garlic appears to be working nicely i have noticed a decrease in the spots and the fish seem a bit more active as well as not flashing off the rocks..... W/C yesterday and all looks like its going well sorry for the delay in pix and the derailing of the thread folks but some times you just have to know the answers and its better to get them than to start a new thread and wait LOL
onefish - thank you you have been a great help
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Old 07-13-2010, 07:57 AM   #45
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I stumbled across this yesterday. Pretty easy to understand the ich life cycle in chart form.
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Old 07-13-2010, 11:33 AM   #46
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Originally Posted by Gerardo756 View Post
Where did you get the rock from in the main tank it looks great

sorry i missed this post ... i got a really good deal on a massive piece of base rock and took a sledge hammer and axe to it to get the pieces and then i bought a few LR from my LFS and traded for a few more pieces from a guy i know ... over time i will get some more but i love the rock work at this point.. lots of holes for the critters to hid in and plenty of flow......
thanx for the compliment.... i will attempt to get new pix tonight with all my life in close up and now that i got my lights just about where i want them it looks a bit better...

just an update
all tests have had stable results and live stock ATM has not altered this...
sg at 1.0235
temp 79-81 F

lights are
2x 6500k full spectrum sun
1x 10000k t8 florescent
1x t8 50/50 florescent

20 long sump (about 15 gallons =/- )

DT - 50 gallon breeder
all glass top

DIY over flow

live stock
6 monster snails
4 hermit crabs (had 6 but they like to fight a lot)
2x domino damsels
1x blue damsel
1x blue/ yellow damsel
1x small Zoa colony (wipe out survivor)
1x small coral (star polyp? need to look it up my memory is horrible today)[wipe out survivor]
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:39 PM   #47
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so last night i discovered that when sitting next to the tank and looking up i had this horrible film up there and my over flow just was not cutting it... so me being the spoiled brat that i am enlisted my wife and children and we set off on a small adventure (honestly small i expected 4 hours and it only took 2 of which was 1.5 hours of waiting)
and build a new over flow for the tank.. the inner "box" is a bow shaped bowl from an aqua sand kit my 5 year old donated, the outer box was a specimen container i had laying around... a few nylon bolts, silicon, and the bulk head from the existing overflow box and BAM a new over flow..opps the tubes wont fit!!! darn... heyyyyyyyyy Python to the rescue LOL
so again three tubes for over flow to limit failure and with larger holes my flow has greatly increased... not to mention that scum is gone!!!!! and as of this morning the tank looks brighter when i turn on the lights...

tonight..... PIX>>>>>>>>>>>>
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Old 07-14-2010, 07:05 PM   #48
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as promised.. the pix will now flow..... oh and they are in no particular order i just got button happy LOL










no replies yet please more coming in a moment
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Old 07-14-2010, 07:06 PM   #49
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Old 07-14-2010, 07:08 PM   #50
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oh yeah there is more LOL i so excited!!!!!!
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