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  1. sergeant

    Anybody in SOFL not have a heater like myself?

    That sounds just like mine. 78 degrees without the need of a heater.
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    Looking for this xenia

    True, I also have a lot of it but it does not ship well.
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    Camera ? for taking reef pics

    I think thats the same camera I use to take my pics. My trick is I use a magnifying lens in front of the camera lens.
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    xenia help

    Make sure you keep a close eye on it, so it doesnt take over your tank. They have a sting like an anemone and will kill polyps and mushrooms.
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    Found new hitch hikers (pods?)

    I have copepods but I also have some pods that look like baby shrimp but moving super fast. I have not been able to take a picture yet.
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    Please help What’s the problem that im having

    I can see you got yourself a bigger tank but you havent got your self a bigger filter. Try a wetdry filter, it could make the difference for the increased volume of water. Also try to increase the water circulation in the tank. Welcome to the board.
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    How do Urchins grow?

    They usually grow larger while still attached. If the spines are falling off that means there is something wrong with it.
  8. sergeant

    FW dip or not? Help please?

    If you can get a QT you wont have to stress you fish or corals by dipping them in fresh water.
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    xenia help

    You can get a sewing needle and a thin piece of fishing line and run it thru the bottom of it once and tie the line to the rock where you want it. Within a few days it will attatch it self to the rock. After it does then you can cut the line and pull it out.
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    Light Question

    It will brighten up your tank, It will produce more heat and it will increase your electric bill but it is a better light in my opinion.
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    A yellow tang would do just fine. It will become a point of attraction.
  12. sergeant

    alk and ph problem

    Re-test your water. If you have a problem with one of them usually two of them are out of wack. One would be too high and the other too low.
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    Did I kill all of my corals??

    Unfortunatelly it is on her way out. Ricordeas are like anemonies, once they spill their guts out thats it for them.
  14. sergeant

    whats on my tang?

    Be carefull dipping your salt water fish in fresh water. It may cause pop-eye which if untreated will eventually kill your fish.
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    Pulsing Xenia Question

    I have a few polyps of Xenia in my tank and I can tell you that mine pulsates when water movement is poor. at night they close down into a ball, during day time they are opened to the light. If you want it to spread in a particular direction simply aim a small water stream to the polyps. Within...
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    How Long Do You Leave Your Lights On

    I have VHO's, the blue 03 lights turn on an hour before the whites and go out an hour after. Total about 10 hours a day. The light in the sump is on 24/7.
  17. sergeant

    Skimmer Question

    My new skimmer took about a week and half to break in before it started working properly. I believe the instructions indicate to adjust the amount of air as needed.
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    Enough waterflow for a 125g? Also other questions

    I personally had loss lifestock because of the particular model Rio 800 burning up in my tank releasing oily poison in the water. It has happened to me twice with two different 800 pumps.
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    which substrate is best

    For Fish only tank I would use crushed coral because it is easy to syphon and clean it. For a reef I would use about an inch of aragonite sand.
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    Water Change on a 90 gal?

    I do 10 gallon water changes about every other week because I have heavy feeding hand and it works for me.