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  1. waterbaby76

    Southdown sand

    Ive been having the same problem in Chicago--i think I heard that theyre not making it anymore, but Im not sure. Sorry couldnt help
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    Moving aquarium

    I just have a protein skimmer at the moment that seems to be doing fine by itself. Where did you get your storage containers?? I was actually going to try asking a fish store if they'd 'donate' some buckets or something that I can use to move all of the water and critters. Well, this move...
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    Moving aquarium

    Well, IM going to be moving my aquarium about 40 minutes away from its original home. Im just wondering where I can get containers where I can put 20% of the water that I need to keep. Well, I guess 11 gallons or so isnt that bad, but still. Should I drain all of the water from the aquarium...
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    Moving aquarium

    Didnt know where to post this, but I will be moving my 55gal, with a few pieces of live rock, some shrimp, crabs and fish. Whats the easiest way to do it? How can I prevent the substrate from stirring around too much? Also, any other tips/tricks/experiences you want to share will be greatly...
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    LFS says LS is useless without undergravel filter???

    I actually heard from an employee that an undergravel filter may cause your tank to crash becasue of a build up of "gunk" :-) at the bottom....is this true? I dont have one in mine, Im just wondering of the validity of his statements. :confused:
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    Astrea snails scratched my tank?

    Thanks -- will do: it seems safer then razor blades... yikes :D
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    nitrogen bubbles!!!

    would these air-bubbles also form on live rock?
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    nitrogen bubbles!!!

    would these air-bubbles also form on live rock?
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    80 lbs of Aragonite sand avail - Southern California

    If ya have any left over, e-mail me zznctrnlzz@aol.com Thanks :D
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    Astrea snails scratched my tank?

    I have a bunch of little scratches here n there on my glass from scrubbing to hard- trying to get coraline algea off the front of my tank. BTW, does anyone have any BETTER methods of getting this stuff off? --and no razor blades either-- :p
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    Coraline alqae

    Ive been getting the purple-ish kind all over my glass, and MAN is it a pain to scrape off!!! hehehe I also have it on my snails (which also have been growing like crazy) I dont have any other kind of algea growing as far as I can see. Is there any other way I can take it off the front glass...
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    HOw do you know...

    If you have a good protein skimmer? I have a Back-Pack 2 and it seems to do the trick
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    Moving

    Im just a little worried about everything--hopefully everything will go ok.
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    Moving

    Where can I get clean buckets with lids???
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    Moving

    Im moving soon as was just wondering if anyone has advice about moving a 55gal, with some live rock, 2 fish, no corals yet, some shrimp, crabs, starfish and long spine sea urchin. THanks much! ;)
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    Perculas hurt by Urchin?????

    Ive experienced its mighty appetite before. Some time after the ingestion I also experienced some stuff exiting its eye (?)thats located on its top (black with orange around opening)...was weird. Thought it was poop but I might be wrong. Anyone know what it is?
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    Oh geez--now Im confused

    So with a DSB I was told I need sand sifters, now Im hearing sifters are bad becasue they let too much oxygen in. Whats the deal here? :rolleyes: :confused:
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    Perculas hurt by Urchin?????

    Actually my urchin is black with REALLY LONG thin black spines that have a lot of space between them--theres so much space my crazy (suicidal?) perculas swim right through them. I thought they were mistaking it for a anemone (sp?) LOL :D
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    Sandbed Maturation?

    Bobber--I see youre in Illinois like I. I would like some advise on local stores that specialize in marine aquaria. Also, can you please e-mail me with the info youre speaking of aboove??? zznctrnlzz@aol.com Thanks
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    Perculas hurt by Urchin?????

    My perculas (2) seem to be getting way too close for my comfort to my long spine urchin. Since I have been accidently poked a few times by his "pokers" Im afraid he'll hurt my clowns...should I worry or can they take care of themselves? :eek:
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