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

  1. Realist

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    Are you sure it's dead. Have you seen it move? :D
     
  2. screwloose

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    indeed,,have you prodded it at all ?
     
  3. ged@fishnochips

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    Its defo dead mate, I give it a good shake, and it did nothing.

    Defo brown algae over the top of it as well, so that confirms it as well.

    This rock was covered in GSP previously.

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    Thanks to @robb1977 for the egg crate as well, and thanks to you dude for collecting it. :)
     
  4. ged@fishnochips

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    Its definitely dead, no amount of prodding or feeding has made it come back to life. Its really a wrasse I think pmsl
     
  5. screwloose

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    have you tried coral feed to see if you get a response from it ?
     
  6. ged@fishnochips

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    Talking of wrasses, I never did get it replaced as Mark at Cockfields said I could have a credit for it lol.
     
  7. ged@fishnochips

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    Tried LPS / SPS / Filter Feeders food the lot mate, its defo dead.
     
  8. screwloose

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    he wont remember that..lol
     
  9. microbius

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    just incase your missing them Hysterical

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  10. ged@fishnochips

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    pmsl

    I am not for some reason, I actually watched that as well. ;)

    I should have time lapsed the destruction of mine. In all honesty I never thought it would work as well as it did, and was prepared for the worst, ie total wipeout etc

    In reality it started working within a few hours, and I am so chuffed, best $35 I have ever spent.
     
  11. ged@fishnochips

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    Day 9 Update:

    Much the same as yesterday. All fish, corals, and stuff all OK

    GSP is still dead, and a little more brown alage I would say.
     
  12. ged@fishnochips

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    Day 10 Update:

    GSP is still dead, brown algae and cyano is becoming more apparent. Only 2 more sleeps before changeover, so will worry about that then.

    All fish and corals and nems seem fine. :)
     
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    Sounds like a plan that has come together :)
     
  14. ged@fishnochips

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    Thanks mate.

    It could have gone 2 ways.

    1) Change over with all current live rock with dead GSP into new tank

    or

    2) Change over and have no LR in the new tank

    Best bit of money I have ever spent on something to do with a hobby. And I don't even keep Koi pmsl

    ps - What I really want to know is of all the products in the world, which bright spark thought, I wonder if adding a fluke tablet would kill my Xenia or GSP and not affect anything else?

    Whoever he was needs a medal.
     
  15. microbius

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    do you think it will scrub off the rocks when you changeover- hopefully a lot of the nutrient issues people have suffered with this method will be left behind in the old tank water and the scrub off bucket
     
  16. ged@fishnochips

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    Hi

    I forgot to mention that. I have been scrubbing some of the bigger pieces with a toothbrush. It does come away if you use plenty of force. The only snag is, the water goes very cloudy with all the **** etc that comes off.

    I need to keep as much water as possible, so I will be running an external filter on it once I start to empty the tank, using the filter to fill the buckets / tubs etc from the main tank, hopefully stopping a fair amount of crud etc leaving the main tank or entering the new one so to speak.

    Once the new tank is up and running, I will do more regular water changes for a month or so to help combat that as well.

    I guess it doesn't help that there is no carbon, or skimmer running at the moment, but that will be rectified next week anyway. I think 2 weeks should be long enough to make sure it is completely dead. Hopefully.
     
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