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Discussion in 'Help and Advice' started by [email protected], Dec 12, 2012.
Are you sure it's dead. Have you seen it move?
indeed,,have you prodded it at all ?
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.
Thanks to @robb1977 for the egg crate as well, and thanks to you dude for collecting it.
Its definitely dead, no amount of prodding or feeding has made it come back to life. Its really a wrasse I think pmsl
have you tried coral feed to see if you get a response from it ?
Talking of wrasses, I never did get it replaced as Mark at Cockfields said I could have a credit for it lol.
Tried LPS / SPS / Filter Feeders food the lot mate, its defo dead.
he wont remember that..lol
just incase your missing them Hysterical
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.
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.
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.
Sounds like a plan that has come together
It could have gone 2 ways.
1) Change over with all current live rock with dead GSP into new tank
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.
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
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.
There's no real point in continuing this thread now, as I have now completed the upgrade to the 4x2x2 tank, whereby I will continue to discuss the GSP etc if needed.
I cannot really give an update today, as you cannot see it now anyway.
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