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Discussion in 'Medium Tanks (31-100gal)' started by Matt88, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. Matt88

    Matt88 Mayor Of London

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    Things are ticking over well with the tank. Bit of algae came when there was no return pump but I'm getting on top of it slowly but surely. Sandbed is the worst for it because my strawberry lipped conch had decided he wants to live in the sand rather than turn it over, the bugger.

    Colour isn't as good on these phone pics, just the blues where on.

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    Pollicipora has come on great guns. Basing out down the back of the rock now.

    Julyish

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    Round the back

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    Acro finally basing out. After growing over a dead looking base.

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    Slow and steady wins the race lol
     
  2. StarfishEnterprise

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    very good buddy! collecting zoas too eh!
     
  3. Matt88

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    Yeah got a nice little spot for some :)
     
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    Did you want some sps frags? Cant remember if it was you I was speaking to. Sure you wanted some of the green pocci? And some hysterix? Let me know if you do and ill sort you on next batch of frags.

    You may have to frag me some zoas!
     
  5. Matt88

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    I can't remember pal lol. I wouldn't mind some pink hysterix :)
     
  6. Matt88

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    Batches now! Things have changed :thumbup1:
     
  7. Matt88

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    Unfortunately a bad update.Aips aips and aipsCyano/algaeCorals stripping.Seems like nowhere has any bergia at the moment, so the aips are going nuts.Had some trouble with my in tank dsb. Child + glass cleaner = a fair bit of sand moved. Nitrate shot up from zero to 5 and has now been 5 for a couple of weeks. Fed up with the dsb, should have gone for a bigger grain of sand and less of it with either dsb or mm in sump.Wish still had my old softy tank at the min lol[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    stick with it Matt things will turn around after a little water change and a chance to settle back down
     
  9. StarfishEnterprise

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    Oh bugger. Things were going so well buddy. A minor glitch though buddy. You have a lot worse to get through yet. Did you not put mm in sump?
     
  10. Matt88

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    Yeah mm is in the sump pal. Deffo won't be giving up. Enjoy it to much :)
     
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    Half expecting them to be coming out the tank soon, bloody everywhere

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  12. white66

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    apart from the aips iam having the same problems as you
     
  13. Matt88

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    Pain in the arse ain't it lol
     
  14. Matt88

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    Right I have a plan.

    Move stock over to my old 125l tank

    Strip this tank down
    Replace rock with aip free rock
    Remove in tank dsb
    Use some sand for sump dsb
    Change tank to sump pipe flexi stuff like on x aquas
    Re hang wonky cabinet door.
    Re design rock work so I can put my mp40 in the back wall.

    Think that's about it.
     
  15. StarfishEnterprise

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    Drastic measures and all that.

    If its not right best get those mods in soon before it matures and starts to grow out.
     
  16. Matt88

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    Yeah definetly pal. Going to up the sand grain size in the tank as well. Little bits of sand in the water colum does my head in! About 2" for the wrasse still
     
  17. Matt88

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    Bit of an update. Aips on the rise still so bought a filefish who spent 2 weeks hiding shyly in the rocks. He died a few days ago so back to square one. Started to grow on and around corals now so going to try some joes juice next. Then peps when I can.
     
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    I had tried peppermint shrimp once and they equally enjoyed eating my montiporas :(
     
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    did you get in touch with James for some Berghia?
     
  20. Matt88

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    Yeah I asked him on his thread. Iirc he is breeding some more.
     
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