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    My first inhabitant/explorer a Y bar perc?





    PS. can I use distilled water to calibrate my refractometer I just received Via UPS
    And it's the ocean flowing in our veins
    Oh..That it's the salt that's in our tears
    Oh..Cause we could have come so very far
    Oh..In at least as many years
    Take the highway through the Great Divide - T.A. and T.M.

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    Beautiful fish. congrats
    55gal: 1gold severum(jasper),1 Green Sev (Spot), 3 tiger barbs (left), bovarian ram.
    29gal: 3 goldfish growing out
    Scott

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    Nice pix! I was thinking about getting a true percula clown when I was setting up my tank.
    "Everybody knows, you only live a day, but it's brilliant anyway..."
    Elliott smith

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    Got my refractometer from marine depot...what a cool little instrument. I calibrated it by my air conditioner so the surrounding temperature is closer to 68 F. I used RO/DI to calibrated. My SG is 1.026. I might remove some of my water tomorrow and add some RO/DI to the powerhead so it mixes well before hitting the main tank. 1.026 isn't bad is it. I truly do not get alot of evaporation in my aquapod even when I leave the feeding lid open.
    And it's the ocean flowing in our veins
    Oh..That it's the salt that's in our tears
    Oh..Cause we could have come so very far
    Oh..In at least as many years
    Take the highway through the Great Divide - T.A. and T.M.

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    As long as it doesn't get above 1.026, it is fine.
    Stock the tank you have, not the tank you plan to have. Always have and use patience.
    - 29g FW - Community
    - 55g SW - Blue Watchman Goby, Royal Gramma, 6-Line Wrasse, 2 Ocellaris Clownfish, and various corals and inverts
    For those of you who want a SW tank and never have had one before or just starting out, read this blog entry from my blog on AC, it will give you a place to start.

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    Distilled water may work when ''calibrating to zero', but you may also want to consider calibrating against a known salinity (such as a calibration fluid) in addition to/instead of that for even greater accuracy.
    African cichlid and saltwater aquariums

    http://www.rowelab.com/AquaControlle...9&scope=last24

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    I found him on the bottom doin' this weird maneuver last night when I came in from the Gov't Mule concert. I was so ticked off at myself. I was saying to myself..."I killed the little bugger!"

    I just woke up and went to the Nano and he is doing is usual bobbin' goofy swim. They sleep in bizarre ways. Scared the bejezus out of me.

    Kaybee...I used RO/DI to calibrated to zero...I'll get some isotonic pure saline solution to have another gauge of accuracy.

    I am so pleased he is not dead.
    And it's the ocean flowing in our veins
    Oh..That it's the salt that's in our tears
    Oh..Cause we could have come so very far
    Oh..In at least as many years
    Take the highway through the Great Divide - T.A. and T.M.

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    Full tank shot????????
    40g SW

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    Great looking fish!Animated coloring.
    Salt water tanks rock!
    I wish I knew more about salt water.I still have tons to learn before I get started.
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    They do sleep wierd, lol. We have a pair of false percs that jam between 2 rocks, the female on the bottom, and the male on top, and they stay that way almost all night. Sometimes they will be side by side between 2 rocks.

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