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    I bought a clown Thursday from my LFS for $32. I acclimated him and added him to a Q tank. He wouldnt eat anything, I tried twice and by Sat morning he wad dead. So I brought him and a water sample back to the store, keep in mind I've spent about $3,000 there in the last year and have never...
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    My tanks in its 9th month now and as far as fish go fully stocked with 1 gramma, pair of wild ocellaris and 3 green/blue chromis in a 55usg After initial spikes i've never had a reading of either, can i knock these tests off my weekly check? seems a bit pointless Do you test for these in a...
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    I have an emergency - I am setting up a marine quarantine system, that I at this very second have fish bagged/boxed waiting to go into. The quarantine system that I bought came from a local freshwater breeder who is moving and came with established sponge filters. I need to know if the bacteria...
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    In my 46 i have super healthy live rock loaded with all those little creatures s that make this hobby so cool. BUT...........due to the fact that up until recently i had a lion and a eel in there, and due to the massive feedings they required, i am left with a major bristleworm problem. To...
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    Hi all, Following all my fish loss, Ive set up a hospital tank and need some advice, Tank is 36"*12"*18" (no sump) skimmer is a venturi delux with u.v. Powerhead is an aquaclear 3000 filter is an aqua one external loaded with just sponges and some white matting 150w heater and a single white...
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    When you test ammonia doing whatever I know its ideal to be at zero, but if you measure .25 or .50 or in between... how do you know if the ammonia you are measuring is the harmful kind or the non toxic variety??
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    i set up a 20 gal hospital tank. painted the bottom white to keep it clean easier, and put a penguin mini on there. with the penguin mini alone, there is 100gph flow in there... if i put a power head in there, it will be close to 400 gph. that is too much isn't it? also, for ammonia, how do i...
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    I started treating my Ich infested fish in a 10G with copper. The Copper bottle instructions say to have it at 2.5 PPM but I've been reading to have it at .5 for over 4 weeks. Which one would be most benificial? Would it hurt to have the PPM higher than .5? I have a problem with the amonia...
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