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    Hi Everyone, I've had my tanks running for a couple of months now and am very happy with how it's gone! Tank is 18 US GAL (70 litres). Added live rock and live sand to the directions that i've picked up on these forums - well done you lot :beer: Tank cycled for about 5 weeks and decided to...
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    I got a question . . During the last 2 weeks, I've noticed a cotton ball look thing growing all over rocks in the back and all over the back wall. Again, Looks like cotton balls. What is that? What does it do? And is it harmful? And did anyone ever had that? Thanks :p
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    I just posted a thread about my new tank in the nano section, it 8 month old jbj nano. I have used rock wall background, that had some (i am guessing lps corals on it, green on the outside, kind of pink on the inside.) They were closed when I got the tank up and running (approx 8-9hrs ago)...
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    he whas opening just fine, but in just two to 3 days im noticing that he is all curled up and some of the tentacles are out. and some white flesh too. all my parameters are excellent. lighting, filtration, dont know about the flow but theres a little flow going on my tank but it doesnt moves him...
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    My new 70 gal reef is finally up and running (sort of) and I need some help.If anybody has,or has access to, a Current Sundial T5HO fixture, I need some measurements.I am trying to build my canopy,and I need the height.I would like the height with the docking mounts and also the height with the...
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    I currently have a Yellow watchman Goby, Tiger Pistol Shrimp, Peppermint Shrimp, hermit crabs and snails. What should I put in the tank next, fish or corals. I am planning to have only soft corals (Zoanthids, mushrooms, maybe a leather. For the fish, I am planning on a coral beauty, firefish...
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    i discovered a leak in my sump and i took apart the sump system to reseal with silicone. my question is i have two tunze power heads in my tank to keep water moving, hong long will the fish be ok for? i am stressed right out as everything has been going great and really worried about loosing...
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    My LFS guy told me that clowns will host certian Coral. Has any tried this and if so have you had any luck with it. Any thoughts or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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    I currently have a sundial 30 T-5HO fixture. I'm using 4 24w bulbs for my 30 gallon tank two actinic and two 10k bulbs. I am changing the 10k but have my configuration down to 3 different possibilities. 1. keep the two 460's and replace one 10k with a 20k super blue 2. keep the two 460's and...
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    Getting a protein skimmer and am thin of geting an ASM Mini G, I have a 30 Gallon tank with a 10 gallon sump. Toughts?
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    I've had 3 fish totally dissapear in my 29 biocube, the only fish that have survived were the firefish and my damsel. I've looked in the filter and none are there. All of the fish have gone to sleep just like normal in the LR and then the next morning they are never seen again. I really dont...
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    When a feather duster has its tube buried in the sand at the beach,how far down does it go and if you break it inhalf will it kill it.
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