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  1. Thread: Transfer Fish

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    Thanks

    Great website
  2. Thread: Transfer Fish

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    Transfer Fish

    I need to transfer 4 fish from my 55g tank to my new 90 gallon setup. What would everyone recommend as the best procedure. I manage both tanks, some of the water from the 55 has been used in the 90...
  3. Thread: LR Transport

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    LR Transport

    What would be the best procedure for transporting LR from an established tank (2 year) to my established tank (11 months)
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    I have always used the API NO3 test kit. The one...

    I have always used the API NO3 test kit.
    The one thing that is making me second guess the results is that I have read that if you don't follow the instructions specifically the readings may be...
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    Thanks for the response 1-Maroon Clown 1-Royal...

    Thanks for the response
    1-Maroon Clown
    1-Royal Gramma
    1-Coral Beauty
    1-Green Chromis

    All approx 2"
    Approx 30# live rock (realize not enough for 55g)

    Substrate is crushed coral. I...
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    Nitrate Elevation

    I have a 55g FOWLR tank. My nitrate level has been 5-10ppm for the 10 months I have been running. My last test at 10 was 12/22. Ammonia and Nitrite are 0. Yesterday and today the nitrates are roughly...
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    Evaporation and Tank Bred

    Two totally unrelated questions:

    1. Do some types of equipment (filters, skimmers, etc...) cause faster water evaporation ?
    2. Is there anyway to tell if a clownfish is tank bred vs wild ? I...
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    I wanted to tell you guys that I lucked out...

    I wanted to tell you guys that I lucked out today. A local shop that I have dealt with in the past is moving his operation and I happened to catch him in the move. He has been in the business for...
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    Last question............maybe. If I do find...

    Last question............maybe.

    If I do find live rock inexpensive enough, how do I know if it is safe for my tank. Would you suggest cycling it regardless ?

    Dry rock seems a safer bet but...
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    It looks like marcorocks still recommends cycling...

    It looks like marcorocks still recommends cycling their dry rock. I have a 10 gallon tank that I am not using. If I put the dry rock in to it with a small amout of live rock and than monitored the...
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    Thanks again. Great section on an economical...

    Thanks again. Great section on an economical aquarium.

    So if I understand correctly, I would put 40-50# of dry rock in my tank. I would need some live rock to seed the dry. This method should...
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    Thanks, you guys are awesome. Where would I...

    Thanks, you guys are awesome. Where would I usually find "dry rock" for sale?

    I will check out the section you recommended.
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    Penguin 330 hang on filter--additional power...

    Penguin 330 hang on filter--additional power head--protein skimmer.

    I do have rock that has been in the tank for 7 months. Does it ever become live rock ? Is it necessary to have a full 50-60#...
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    No live rock or corals

    No live rock or corals
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    Any suggestions ??

    I have a 55 gallon tank that has been up and running since February. I do not want too many fish and would like a suggestion for my next one. I currently have a maroon clown, a coral beauty, and a...
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    Red Slime Algae

    I've been dealing with a red slime problem in my 55g tank. I used a product called chemiclear which did a pretty good job of clearing out the majority of the slime. The local store suggested that...
  17. Thread: Live Rock

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    Sticky: Thanks

    Thanks for the advice. The 3 fish are:
    Maroon Clown
    Coral Beauty
    Green Chromis

    Wouldn't the rock from craigslist or classifieds be a pretty high risk ?

    It sounds like just the powerheads...
  18. Thread: Live Rock

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    Sticky: Thanks so much. I've read numerous postings here...

    Thanks so much. I've read numerous postings here from you and you are extremely helpful. At $8-10 per pound I would need to add rock slowly. I have 3 fish and the tank has been running for 8...
  19. Thread: Live Rock

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    Sticky: Live Rock / Filter advice

    I went to a local shop and spoke to a very helpful and knowledgeable guy about live rock. He suggested that I could add live rock to my tank with no concern for negative effects. His suggestion for...
  20. Thread: Live Rock

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    Sticky: New Live Rock

    Not sure if this is the best place to post this question but since you mentioned live rock.........My 55g has been up and running for 8 months and seems stable for now. I have 3 fish - Maroon Clown,...
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    Quarentine Tank

    I have a 55 gallon aquarium and I am thinking of putting together a quarentine tank but I am not sure how necessary it is. I have a 10 gallon tank. Is it better to start from scratch or to use...
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