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Discussion in 'Medium Tanks (31-100gal)' started by dj23bol, Dec 12, 2018.

  1. dj23bol

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    If theres mysis in this then it's either very small mysis or blended up. This stuff is £10 a pack but I reckon the back will last me 3-6month depending on how heavy i feed

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    it seems very popular at the moment
     
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    Nothing much to update on but everything is doing superb all new corals mounted moved on my colony of fire and ice zoas to a friend and kept a couple heads on the rock that had attached, both new fish are feeding very well on flake and frozen so yeah I'm super happy at the moment (just jinxed myself haven't i)

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    Snapped a quick picture and thought I'd share[​IMG]

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    Soooo new challenge for me to sink my teeth into! Bloody bryopsis! Its come out of nowhere! It's on my large plate rock and on my wier box aswell...

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    Good luck with that

    Bloody nuisance
     
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    Oh my this bryopsis is growing like mad! Going to have to remove the main affected rock and soak in Ro kill it off.... adding some of these maxspect speres aswell after a quick soak

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    Im so impressed with them
     
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    That's good to hear I'm just giving them a second RO bath then putting them in the sump, I got these from a friend who shut his tank down a while ago so just wanna make sure they are clean again before I use them

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    my nitrates dropped from 25 to 10 in a few weeks
     
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    Couple of updates.
    The bryopsis is growing in a couple spots now so I'm going to be going down the treatment route however manual removal has been working well, also I've been using that new frozen food everyone is Raving about but I've found an Adverse effect its had on my tank. My sump is absolutely full of the stuff like I checked my refugium and the cheato was crazy full of the stuff so I've given the sump a good clear out and cleaned the refugium and stripped out most of the cheato and started with a small ball again! I've also Removed the skimmer as TBH it's not taking much out of the tank if anything! Every now and again it will go crazy and wet skin for an hour so I've ditched it. Will see how the tank reacts in a week or two.
    My nitrates still read under 1ppm
    And phosphate unreadable on the Salifert test
    All in all I'm happy with the tank going to be trying a couple SPS pieces out soon to see how they get on.[​IMG][​IMG]

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    The one disadvantage to not running the skimmer is the oxygenation of the water. The skimmer plays a major part in this so without one make sure their is extra surface movement.
     
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    That's a very good point, I've got a really good amount of Surface agitation if I notice any negative effects from the skimmer removal I will add it back in, I've always used skimmers over the years but for some reason this tank just isnt producing the same amount of skim if any at all!. But saying that this tank has more soft corals than any that I've had before so maybe it's that. Any how I will update you all in a couple of days or if I see any improvement or negative side effects

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    A friend brought me over a few frags of an SPS for me to try.. they looked alittle browned out when he brought them and one has some STN I think (hes new to SPS) so I'm trying them out in my tank to see if I can get there colour back. He said they was given to him as Bali Green Slimer but I've googled and I dint think it's that. Any way here are some pictures. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    Hope they do well for you Dave.
     
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    Me too! But not going to panic too much as they where in rough shape when he brought them so just going to do my best to bring them back

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    When's that fish shop on longcauseway opening??
     
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    They was aiming for the end of August buddy but I'm not 100% they will make that deadline fingers crossed they do

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    a new shop ?
     
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    Yeah it's called Just Marines in based in Farnworth

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