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    Quote Originally Posted by Taurus View Post
    Yeah, you worry to much!


    Any OTHER thoughts???
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    Any OTHER thoughts???
    Actually no, I'm pretty fixated on all that worrying you do. Oh wait....you need a spelling checker.



    Oh wait...something just came to me...I really don't think it matters where the coral is as long as it's in the water column and the circulation is good inside the tank. It'll take a while for the calcium to dissolve. You could also just scatter some crushed coral over the substrate as well.

    ...must have been divine intervention....
    Last edited by Taurus; 07-24-2014 at 03:22 PM.
    When in doubt, do a water change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taurus View Post
    Actually no, I'm pretty fixated on all that worrying you do. Oh wait....you need a spelling checker.



    Oh wait...something just came to me...I really don't think it matters where the coral is as long as it's in the water column and the circulation is good inside the tank. It'll take a while for the calcium to dissolve. You could also just scatter some crushed coral over the substrate as well.

    ...must have been divine intervention....
    Okey Dokey. I'll just keep it where it is.

    Tanks. I mean, thakns. no ... tahnks
    (have fun with that)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    Tanks. I mean, thakns. no ... tahnks
    When in doubt, do a water change.

    "This ain't rocket science!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taurus View Post
    .............
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    Yep, just keep it where it is...only in my 45 gallon do I have it in the canister, all others just sit at the bottom of the sump or aging barrels in the qt I hang the bag. I do try to place them by the air stones but I don't think that makes a difference.

    Sorry I'm behind here, had to qt my big Rafflesia as he stopped eating and his stomach was swollen, treated with epsom salts but no change. The night I moved him the airline tube popped off the air pump overnight for the sponge filter (luckily the air stone was still running) but when I checked parameters it showed ammonia...ugh...so I'm doing 2 water changes per day on that tank and praying this fish pulls through.
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    Oh gosh. I'm sorry Judi. I hope he makes it.

    If all else fails, up the temp to 98 (yup), dose the water with metro+ and try to feed him medicated flakes.
    When my angel bloated up and stopped eating (for 2 weeks) I found out from Indian Woods Angel that Angels, Sevs and sometimes Discus are prone to a particular protozoan that lodges in their intestines and makes it impossible to eat. Heat and metro for 3 - 4 weeks will kill it. You'll know when he's better because he will start eating. My angel didn't eat for 6 weeks. That was over a year ago and she's great now.
    I wouldn't do this treatment, however, until after you spoke with your discus supplier and ask if this would be a feasible treatment.

    Thanks again for the advice on the coral. I'm adding another cup today after I change the water and hoping for the best.

    Quote Originally Posted by JudiJetson View Post
    Yep, just keep it where it is...only in my 45 gallon do I have it in the canister, all others just sit at the bottom of the sump or aging barrels in the qt I hang the bag. I do try to place them by the air stones but I don't think that makes a difference.

    Sorry I'm behind here, had to qt my big Rafflesia as he stopped eating and his stomach was swollen, treated with epsom salts but no change. The night I moved him the airline tube popped off the air pump overnight for the sponge filter (luckily the air stone was still running) but when I checked parameters it showed ammonia...ugh...so I'm doing 2 water changes per day on that tank and praying this fish pulls through.
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    Good luck and have fun on your trip, Cindy! Sorry I wasn't here for the questions, etc, but I think you've got things covered.

    In regards to Metricide, i think you'll find that it has very little effect to pH.
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    Good luck and have fun on your trip, Cindy! Sorry I wasn't here for the questions, etc, but I think you've got things covered.

    In regards to Metricide, i think you'll find that it has very little effect to pH.
    thanks Kevin. I'm hoping that's the case because I started dosing again today. 3 days without and the algae was already starting to cover everything.
    What is it with this tank???
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, pair kribs, & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: EBJD, congos, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=93939
    Fishless cycling: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ead.php?t=5640
    Cycling with fish: http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...ad.php?t=36492

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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    No change in the pH level overnight and I added 2 more cups of crushed coral before I went to bed.

    I put it in 2 separate media bags that are hanging in the water.

    Wondering now if I'll need to tuck them in one of my canisters to have any result.
    thoughts?
    I'd like to avoid putting them in the cans because, one, it's a pita, and two, if I have to continue to add to get the pH up, it's like a ground hog's day of pitas :o(

    thoughts?
    Like Judi said, they are fine the way you did it :)

    Have a great trip!
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