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    Mr. Limpid 180gal fish only

    Started this new tank in March of 2017, it is an acrylic 180. I used all my old live rock from my 135 about 160LB the sand is new. I have my old wet dry filter converted into a sump with Chaetomorpha and aqurapure filter. Living in the tank: (2) Mated pair Ocellaris Clownfish, 10 years old...
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    Weird marking on side of Naso Tang

    I have never seen this before see pictures attached. Does anyone have any idea what it is and do I need to be worried? He is in my QT now going on its 3rd week eating well swimming fine 1 small white spot started the same day doesn't look like ick, but I'm watching. Ammonia 0, Nitrate and...
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    Disappearing Cheto

    Added cheto back in november to my sump, 4 months in filled the chamber it was in so I removed a third of it. Since then it has slowly disappeared. Now I only have a very little left. Any ideas why this is happening. Light: 65wat pig tail bulb, daylight on for 12hrs nitrate in tank are 80 FOWLR
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    Dead Penguins - I never knew this!

    Did you ever wonder why there are no dead penguins on the ice in Antarctica ?Where do they go? Wonder no more ! ! ! It is a known fact that the penguin is a very ritualistic bird which lives an extremely ordered and complex life. The penguin is very committed to its family and will mate for...
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    Rate your Heater

    I think one of the most important piece of equipment for us Northerner's is the heater. Since I have stated up my 135 FOWLR I have gone thru 6 heaters, 2 are still running today, 4 jagers and 2 off brands. Currently running a 250wat jager and 1 300w off brand (don't remember the name). My last...
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    First rule of buy fish

    For my Birthday, my son took me to LFS, were I got more LR and a chocolate star fish. First addition in over 2 years. There were 3 in the tank and 2of them looked fine the guy of course grabbed the one that was stuck to the front of the glass which I didn't see. When getting home I noticed that...
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    Eating Krill

    I'm eating Ramen noodles w/ shrimp. Now I know how are fish feel like when we feed them freeze dried foods. My fish will never get freeze dried food again. I can see the mud vain on them .
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    Seth's new Buisness

    Hey Seth why didn't you tell us you were starting up a new business?
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    What the! how much?

    Here is another fish with a price tag that makes you want to go. Pretty but not worth it. Interrupta Angel For a mer $1,799 for 1.5" or $1,949 for 4" must be priced per dot.
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    Hammer Heads Breaking Off

    I have had this head of coral for 8 or 9 years. I just broke off another head it use to have a more than a dozen heads and is now down to 6 heads and a lot of single heads. I just touch it and it breaks off is there something to add to the water to make them more structural sound or is this the...
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    Hair Algae in Refum

    I set up my refum three weeks a go and I have hair algae growing in there, only in refum not in DT. Do I clean it out or let it grow it is a type of macro and my purpose is to lower nitrates? My DT is void of any algae at all since I have three tangs algae doesn't stand a chance to grow.
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    Too much Light

    This a warning to all yes you can have too much light. I final purchased macro algae Gracilaria, green and red. I placed them in my sump with a plant 60wat bulb which is about 6" off surface. After a week and half I noticed tips turning white so replace bulb with 60wat daylight pig tail type...
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    Need a skimmer

    I need a skimmer to be HOB down in my sump and can only have head clearance of 10", to remove collection cup. It will not work in sump because I only have room in first chamber and water level needs to be high about 12". The sump is a wet dry system using bio balls. I've been looking and only...
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    Limpid's Heart Ache

    Well I have been keeping fish now going on 31 years and I still can't get over losing a fish. So to any new comers to this hobby I will give this advice. DO NOT BUY A FISH if any of these items are seen or observed. 1) Doesn't look good (spots; blemishes; torn fins; faded color or darker then...
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    New Game "Find the Fish Tank"

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    Octopus BH2000 skimmer

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    Quick Cure

    Anyone use this product before I did and it worked, its ingredients are Formalin, Malachite Green. My question is that I have a Cream Angle in hypo now for 10 days and the white spots are not falling off and his breathing has gotten a little worse. During eating he scratches his gills. Should I...
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    Fresh water dip macro

    I'm getting some macro from a LFS who keeps it with there fish. So can I fresh water dip the macro to kill off ick with out killing macro?
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    Mr. Limpid's is trying again

    Well went into the LFS last Monday to get some LR and food and saw a Cream Angel. I seen them on line never saw one in person, the pictures below doesn't do it justis. And of course i had to do some research B4 I bought it. After research found out that this would be perfect in my 135 and is a...
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    Show me your LFS

    This a shop that is 20min. from my house. I have bought both the Pakistan Butterflies from them, all my clean up crew and lot of food and other products. I'm a life time member, and get discounts 25% off of fish and 10% of product, which I have made back 3 times fold. So her it is. There 2,500...