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  • Posted on: 1/10/2010 0:34
Re: t5 lighting for hard corals #1
the tank i have has a lid that houses the lighting, i could probably remove that without to much trouble, but there is a bar down the centre of the tank which i assume is supporting the tank.i dont think that it would be a good idea to cut out.what about adding some led's aswell as the t5,would that be an option.


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  • Posted on: 10/9/2010 18:34
t5 lighting for hard corals #2
does anyone know what my limit are for keeping coral.i have a 176 ltr tank witch has 2x 24w and 2x 36w t5 lighting.i have soft corals which do ok but quite fancy some hard corals.is this possible.


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  • Posted on: 10/9/2010 18:25
Re: Aqua one 900 #3
i have had my aquamarine 900 for 15 months or so, the marisys 240 skims ok ish, no doubt there are better skimmers out there but its seems to be alot of work and faffing about fitting a better skimmer, so i just stuck with it.once i got it set up ijust keep on top of the maintenance, i clean the collection cup every week and wipe the plastic tube it fits into and i also change the air stones every 3 months.if you do find a skimmer which fits easily please let me know because the noise does my head in.


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  • Posted on: 26/10/2009 23:12
nudibranch #4
Recently i noticed two of my polyps were not at there best, on closer inspection i noticed a strange type of sluggy type thing amongst the polyps.After some investigating on the net i have come to the conclusion that it was a type of nudibranch.the info i have found is confusing some say get rid were as others seem to keep them, due to the state of my polyps i decided to give them an RO dip what came out of the polyps was around 10 to 15 of these creatures of various sizes on each polyp.i am now wondering what to do for the best, are these things a major issue?, should i treat my other corals? as they do not seem to be effected at the momment or if not treated will they multiply and overwhelm my tank?, can anyone give me some advise.Also i seem to have 4 or 5 tiny brittle stars which must of come in my liverock, i know that some are sand sifters and that some eat corals, how can i tell which type they are?


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  • Posted on: 11/10/2009 20:49
Re: Spotty clown fish #5
Hi howard,can i just ask how many spots your clown had,since my last post there are now at least 9 spots should i be worried ?


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  • Posted on: 6/10/2009 17:40
Re: Spotty clown fish #6
Yes they are acting normal and eating well.i will just see how goes .did your clown lose its spots in time.


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  • Posted on: 6/10/2009 17:32
Re: Spotty clown fish #7
can only do one photo at once for some reason.

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  • Posted on: 6/10/2009 17:23
Re: Spotty clown fish #8
pics hopefully!

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  • Posted on: 6/10/2009 16:39
Re: Spotty clown fish #9
Hi Howard,thanks for the reply,the spots are on the orange bits and on the fins i have taken a few snaps they are not very good,but they may help!


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  • Posted on: 6/10/2009 14:14
Spotty clown fish #10
I have noticed that one of my clown fish has four black spots on it,I noticed two at first and over a few days more appeared,i dont have an anamone unless there s a tiny one which came on my live rock so i dont think they are stings,are there any parasitic or desease issues that cause small black spots about the size of suger grain or a little bigger .any ideas!



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