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post #131 of 139 Old 07-15-2009, 12:34 PM Thread Starter
Some pics of the clowns! They got really excited when I turned the light on and began swimming all around the tank. I have the light off all day yesterday; I am getting GHA!!! I will scrub it off this weekend when I get some more live rock and redo some aquascaping. Anyway, here are the pics! Btw, the bigger one is named Mickey, and the Smaller one is Nemo... I let my cousins name my fish (if they dont, I just call em' all fishies lol). Also, the Goby's name is Murrell B. lol! Couldn't get a pic of him today.. Whoopssss. Sorry about the betta pic, idk how to get it off.
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post #132 of 139 Old 07-15-2009, 10:44 PM
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Yes, it is time to supplement calcium. Be certain to always test calcium and alkalinity together. Otherwise you can not interpret the results.
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post #133 of 139 Old 07-17-2009, 01:41 PM Thread Starter
After lookig at ugly diatoms for a while, and not wanting to purchase a lot more cuc right now because of money, I took things into my own hands and rearranged the aqua scape; I also cleaned up off the gha and most of the diatoms. I like this aqua scape better, and it looks more coral friendly. I will be adding about 20 more lbs of that purple stuff (live rock) this weekend . Well it is coming straight from a well established tank, but I think I will let any excess die off occur for a week after I purchase it in a 10 gallon tub.
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post #134 of 139 Old 07-18-2009, 06:41 AM
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Maybe we have already discussed this, I can't recall.

I see that you have a hang on filter. Are you running it empty? Or do you have a filter pad? I would suggest running it empty to help reduce phosphate and nitrate buildup.
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post #135 of 139 Old 07-18-2009, 07:09 AM
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No Mark, I think that's the heater. I had the same concern earlier on this thread.



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post #136 of 139 Old 07-18-2009, 08:57 AM Thread Starter
That is a hang on filter, and it does have a filter pad in it. I only ran it temporarily to clean up the debris I created afte rescaping the rock. No filter sock yet.
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post #137 of 139 Old 07-18-2009, 01:07 PM Thread Starter
Update: My goby has been of the timid nature since I purchased him, but after redoing the aqua scape he has become rather intrepid. He came off the bottom and got onto a rock; he began taking laps around the tank; he started charging right into the flow of a hydor 3 ( impressive rfor his size); he is now trying to school with the clowns lol. I do not think they are having any of it though, but they are pretty good with him. Not to much nipping or aggression, they just ignore him.
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post #138 of 139 Old 07-19-2009, 08:28 AM
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Are you running a heater? I can't seem to see it.



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post #139 of 139 Old 07-19-2009, 03:04 PM Thread Starter
The heater is in the return of the skimmer.
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