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  1. #51

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    Christmas came a little early to our house yesterday

    While at the SW LFS, I ran into a fellow hobbyist trying to rehome some fish after a tank crash. To make a long story short, I got a bunch of new fish. I got a black volitan lion fish and Fu Manchu dwarf lionfish. Both are settling in nicely.

    I managed to feed both of them last night. It takes a lot of effort to get the Fu Manchu to get, but he is eating. The volitan has already made himself right at home and within 5 hours was swimming around the tank like he has been there for years. The Fu Manchu is still pretty shy spending most of his time hiding in the rocks, but at least he his moving around in the shadows checking out all the hiding spots in the tank.

    All three of these lion fish are about ½ grown right now. Once the russels and volitan reach there fully grown adult size, I will have to move one of them into the 180 as this tank would most likely be too small for the both of them. At least this will give me about 8 months to a year to get a god idea of their personalitys to move the best suited one into the 180.

    This is the best pic of the Fu Manchu that I could get



    Below is a pic of the black volitan



    And of course a full tank pic

    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Gah, I'd be scared to put my hand in...have you ever been stung? Beautiful fish though.
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan

    ~ 350 Litre Tank Journal ~ ~ 30 Litre Tank Journal ~

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    No, I have not been stung. They only do that as a defense. If you keep an eye on them when you have your hands in the tank, and don't spook or corner them, you have nothing to worry about.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    It took about 10 minutes of effort, but I got the Fu Manchu to eat again. This is a really good sign as he is still getting use to the tank and is not really acting like himself yet. I'm really looking forward to him getting used to the tank and being less shy.

    The black volitan did eat like a little pig again tonight. He is adapting very very well. Better than I would have imagined
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Absolutely gorgeous, Cliff, your tank is spectacular.
    "Everybody knows, you only live a day, but it's brilliant anyway..."
    Elliott smith

    20g nano reef
    55g FOWLR saltwater
    29g planted freshwater
    10g planted freshwater

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    Thanks Tigerbarb
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Fish look great cliff

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    That's exciting! They look great!
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

  9. #59

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    Thanks guys

    This is quickly turning out to be my favorite tank
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Your tank is quickly turning into one of my favorites as well.

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