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Featured Fluke Tablets

Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by [email protected], Dec 12, 2012.

  1. ged@fishnochips

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    Yes, I emptied the bag into the tank and it sank to the bottom and is now lying on its side, lifeless. Tried a cube of mysis and it was still having none of it. ;)
     
  2. ged@fishnochips

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    On a serious note, still on day 2, and the brown GSP has probably only opened about 5% of its normal self, which I am well chuffed about. Its kind of weird being able to see the LR which was under it lol

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  3. screwloose

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    when you say brown gsp


    do you not mean just BSP ?


    good to hear,,now get rid of them palys too and your sorted ;)
     
  4. ged@fishnochips

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    Yes - But that doesn't exist, these are GSP but brown. Confused you will be.


    nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    I am keeping loads of them as I like them, ne ne ne ner nerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
     
  5. ged@fishnochips

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    Day 3 Update - Hardly any polyps have their heads out, and the f***ers are no longer waving.

    Not melted yet, but I am getting more confident, that I have finally nailed this coral and its on its way to destruction.

    No slime or melting yet, but the difference is amazing.

    All fish appear to be fine, nems are fine, all other corals seem fine.
     
  6. Clearwater

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    Watch the Po4 and No3 when they start to melt


    they have beed eating all the c rap for
    years
     
  7. ged@fishnochips

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    Cheers Gary

    Hopefully with the tank change and the additional water added, plus I will do some regular water changes daily once all moved, it should help.

    I know others have had issues with algae after using these, so I am mindful to act on it.

    Still not melted yet though, but they are definitely dying. Another day or so from other's experience before they melt.

    Heres the tank as at today, looking even more empty now :(

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    hopfully the nutrient boost will see the palys off, pre tank change ;)
     
  9. ged@fishnochips

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    You really don't like them do you.

    I have 2 huge colonies on largish pieces of LR I may get rid of and buy some reef bones with to make some nice shelves etc for SPS

    Will decide tomorrow if I really want to part with them or not. I do like them though.
     
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    depends what you want long term,,

    Matt broke his tank down coz of these :(
     
  11. ged@fishnochips

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    SPS and more SPS and for the benefit of the doubt, fluke tablets do not effect palys.

    Only GSP and Xenia and those sort of corals that I have read.

    I may come down yours over weekend dude to take some piccies for ideas of scaping if that is OK?
     
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    I was gonna say I like your aquascaping ......... now I can actually see the LR.
     
  13. ged@fishnochips

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    Did you see Chery waving at you Roger?
     
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    if your adament to go the way of sticks n stuff,, then you really need to get rid of palys,,,zoa's are ok,,,but not palys


    palys are ok in small amounts,,but with ideal ( sps) conditions,, they thrive and sting the bejeesus outa sps
     
  15. ged@fishnochips

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    lol

    I guess theres more up for sale over the weekend then. :(
     
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    Day 4 Update

    Hardly any of the GSP is showing it's polyps. On face value, it is dead, just awaiting the slime, and the melting of it now.

    All fish, corals etc seem to be fine.

    The only things really left of the GSP is the mat type layer of its strands, and it does look like it is very ill lol
     
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    Can you pull the majority off the live rock save it melting into the water and potentially creating nutrient issues
     
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    Its almost impossible to pull off mate. It is stuck fast, and if you try and pull any of it off, it just disintegrates, so I think when I do the next water change, I will scrub some off into a bucket of waste water, to see if that works etc
     
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    Day 5 Update

    Its defo dead, none of it is waving at me now, :) just looking very sorry for itself, with a little brown algae type stuff on some of it.

    Just got to wait for it to fall off etc - Still keeping skimmer and carbon off for the time being. If I have a phosphate issue I don't really care now, as the change over is so near.

    Once the new upgrade is in place, I can concentrate on sorting things out that way.

    All fish, corals, nems still appear to be fine.
     
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