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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all, just wanted to share a personal experience. I have a 220, 150# live rock, 2 inch sand bed, mixed reef tank. Fish, Inverts, Macros. (I have coral frags in Qt but not in yet). Anyway Its my first tank I started about 18 months ago and I started so big because I had a free tank and...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, so my fish have been a month on cupramine at a .3 to .4 level for 4 straight weeks. No carbon, no skimming, just water changes and bringing Cu levels right back up, appropriate Seachem test to go with cupramine. Fish look great, look healthy, eating etc. Decide okay, 4 weeks, I can...
  3. General Reef Discussion
    Hello, I did a month qt w copper on my last new fish, I got a mild ich outbreak a month after adding him. Grrr. My tank is a 220 with a lot of live rock, I couldnt catch all the fish even if I wanted to. I decided to turn my display into the QT. I took out all my inverts and macro algae and...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    i purachsed an baby porci puffer and i drip acclimated him for an hour. i placed him in and fed him. he was eating mysis like a champ. the next morning, there was a small bacterial bloom. i got scared and did a 6 gallon water change. the tank is 20 gal. the puffer is 1''. Then i saw icy all over...
  5. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I have hydroids in my tank for a few months now. They have ruined all my corals, and I think they are stinging the fish, which is where I have to draw the line! I have the digitate, colonial, and algae (where they grow and extend like a tree). The colonial ones have a white tube with pink...
  6. Reefing Equipment
    im fixing to treat my fish and leave my tank empty for 9 weeks to let ich die off. found out you can't use dechlorinator with cupramine and I've always just used conditioned tap water. so i ordered a max water 6 stage ro di unit. what i need to know is can i go ahead and start my prazi pro...
  7. Reef Fish
    Is cupramine hard on the fish? I want to treat all my new fish prophylactically in my QT with 2 week cupramine treatment. Does this sound harsh to do to healthy appearing fish?
  8. General Reef Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have a few questions about the use of Cupramine. I just bought a new yellow tang and I have him in my QT. He's been in there for two days now and is acting appropriate and eating. There are no visible signs of disease. My first question is, should I even bother starting the...
  9. General Reef Discussion
    so yea this test kit is a big pain in the.... reagent #2 so i use 2 drops i get about a .2 reading (on my tank water) if i use 3 drops i get .5-6 (on my tank water) why does it say 2 drops for tank water and 3 drops for the reference water that came with it - i tested the reference vial...
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