Yea i rather you not do it cause you dont know if the shrimp has any on board parasites and what not. and you might get flamed from the people on here cause your taking nature from its natural and putting it in your tank for your own pleasure yea... DONT !
Rule of thumb for flow is aobut 10x but your flow is good enough reefs need about 20x the flow of the tank size for EX:60 gallon tank will need 600 gph for FOWLR for reef Approxamitley 1200 gph, more flow the better but dont overkill it like putting in 30x overflow unless you have tons of live...
Well im in my chemsitry class in school and I was thinking that I heard that cleaner shrimps have a tenancy to clean bad bacteria from fish for example like hippo tangs. So im wondering what if I set-up a QT and put like two cleaners in there and have like a seperate DT but also a QT for QTing...
Well I want to make some new additions to my tank if possible.
I have a 55 gallon with about 30 pounds of live rock planning on adding more
Koralia 2 PH and a Rio 600 PH
I got a 25 Gallon Sump
4x65 PC lighting
2 Firefish Gobys
2 Peppermint shrimp
Well you can use your old tank as a QT or a sump,
on live sand its your decision on how deep you want it
I would not use the canister filter if I were you becuase it would cause nitrate problems
You can use the HOB filter but regular live rock and high flow would do for your filtration
Yea just a few minutes ago I just witnessed my sailfin nearing one of my peppermints and my peppermint started cleaning of him of some sort. Is this normal of a peppermint i know hes cleaning him cause the sailfin keeps coming towards the peppermint and the peppermint gets on him and starts...
Originally Posted by WangoTango
What type of lighting were you running before? You may not always have an algae bloom after upgrading lights. It's possible that the T5 have bleached the coraline. All I can say is just give it some time.
This is probrably what it is, your coraline was...