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    The 55 salt saga

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    has no life

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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by has no life on Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:21 pm

    i need a job too lol maybe two
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:02 pm

    Mr. Fishy isn't looking so great Sad he didn't eat today and looks like he's going dark.
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by Fern on Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:29 pm

    What does the water testing look like?


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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:52 pm

    0 ammonia 0 nitrite 10 nitrate. The shrimp are still fine and so are the corals
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by has no life on Sat Jun 09, 2012 12:09 am

    i dont think you can kill that fish hes been thu it all !!!!!!
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by Fern on Sat Jun 09, 2012 12:51 am

    Well he is basically a bait fish from sanibel, you gotta remember that.... Watch the pepermint shrimp, they are very good indicators of water quality. Mr Fishy may just be tired of sump life Wink That offer to take him fishing still stands Twisted Evil


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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:07 pm

    With that stuff I got yesterday. Do I add it to main tank after it disolves? Do I pour it all in at once or run a drip line?
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by Fern on Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:08 pm

    Dissolve it in RO first and then dump in what you need. 1 hour needs to go by between adding one and the other


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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Thu Jun 14, 2012 10:11 am

    pic update



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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by Fern on Thu Jun 14, 2012 2:26 pm

    cheers Looking really nice!


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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Thu Jun 14, 2012 2:29 pm

    Muahahaha and everything is still alive and I have a bunch of creepy pods all over the place. They are all over the rocks and in the fuge. Think I may hold off on getting a fish for another week or so till the creepy pod population gets even creepier. Smile

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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by Guest on Thu Jun 14, 2012 6:52 pm

    Haha, I have no idea what creepy pods are, but I am endlessly amused by this!
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:12 pm

    LOL creepy pods are actually Copepods, but they look creepy so I call them creepy pods..they're just live fish food basically Smile

    Mr. fish gave me a scare last week or so. He quit eating and started turning black and just sat on the bottom of the tank. I think he is blind or something but he is now doing better and eating. When I go to feed him it's like he can't find the food. He hits the surface looking for it but it sinks then he roots around like a pig till he finds a piece.
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by Fern on Thu Jun 14, 2012 10:41 pm

    Laughing And this is why we all love Zeke Laughing The verbiage is always great Laughing

    Well lets get you set up with a few snails and a few more hermits than if you dont feel your ready for fish Wink Or possibly even a serpent star! There was some nice ones in last week Very Happy


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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by has no life on Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:51 pm

    lol i cant even say what have the stuff growing in my tnk is lol
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by Fern on Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:46 am

    you have encrusting gorgonian, palys, green star polyp, and I think kenya tree


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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:44 pm

    Well got a clown fish and a starfish today. The clowns name of course is Nemo and the star is Spike for Blake and Patrick for Dallas lol



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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by Fern on Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:15 pm

    Cute names! I'm sure spike will stick for this brittle star Wink The next star will be a serpent star and that I'm sure will be Patrick Laughing
    Stars are so fun, the random arms flopping out of rocks never gets old!


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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:58 am

    Tried feeding Nemo today and it didn't seem the slightest bit interested in flakes. Numbnut fish.

    The shrimp on the other hand are being greedy little chow hounds lol
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by Fern on Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:41 pm

    Get some PE mysis


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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:52 pm

    Will do when I go that way today
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Fri Jun 22, 2012 8:48 pm

    Well my new fish list is:

    Purple firefish
    Black cap basslet
    Tailspot blenny
    Green mandarin
    Maybe a wrasse
    Long nose hawkfish
    Flame angel
    A goby dude

    What order should I add them? The mandrin will be down the line and before the angel and basslet. Not sure where the hawk falls into place though.
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:10 pm

    Soon to be upgraded...fern what have you done to me Shocked Turned me into a salt fanatic nerd rabbit Razz lol
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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by Fern on Sat Jun 30, 2012 8:58 pm

    Its addictive ain't it?

    Well now that you will also have a 125g Laughing You can do the long nose havk fish in the tank that wont have small fish or any shrimp in it Wink


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    Re: The 55 salt saga

    Post by zeketaz on Sat Jun 30, 2012 9:11 pm

    Only going to be running the 125 for now. I even tore down the 75 which was the stipulation...I was happy to oblige lol

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