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Old 07-19-2007, 04:35 PM
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When injecting the lemon juice how much should you use like 0.5 mL?
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Old 07-19-2007, 05:31 PM
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I just try to be stingy in its use. 0.5mL is probably fine!
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I shot 1 apatisia with lime juice not sure if it worked.
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I shot 1 apatisia with lime juice not sure if it worked.
Just gota be difficult and use Lime juice instead of Lemon dont ya .
Nice tank system though, I just started up a 28G JBJ cube so I know what your dealing with. If I can give you a tip though, the biggest thing in this Hobby is to consider what is sutable for your tank and which decisions will stress out your fish the least. Saying that A Naso or any sort of tang in a 46 jus wont work . Small or not its a living animal and trapping it in an enclosure that can threaten its life in unresponsible as a reef keeper.
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Assuming your not color blind, you'll see the aptasia turn purple within a little while, say 30 minutes of injection.

This is what usually happens when I did it:
1) Aptasia is out and mocking me.
2) I sneak up on it and jab quickly so I can get the needle tip into the stalk before the aptasia retracts.
3) I pump it full of a bit of lemon juice.
4) I wait and watch, if I failed the aptasia will come back out, its usual color, still mocking me. If I was lucky they usually turn a purplish color, are swollen looking, and then they start to shrivel and disintegrate.
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OK it has been a month of cyceling in a few days( about 4) and I am going to wait 1 more week befor getting a fire goby what wher the experinces you have had with a fire goby fo I need to add a glass top onto my tank to orvent him from jumping out.
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Old 07-20-2007, 11:35 PM
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Hey Mik the Rock work looks great. Lots of good holes and caves.

It really isn't a time thing with cycling the tank. it a chemistry thing. Since you've added more rock your cycle will have started again. All be it smaller as it came from an established tank.
first you MUST wait until your ammonia is zero and your Nitrites are also ZERO. Then you can perform a water change to bring your Nitrates down. some time after this you will begin to get really bad brown algae outbreak and every attempt to get rid of it will fail. This Brown algae cycle takes between 2 weeks and a lot longer. During this you can get a clean up crew and fish but you need to go slow. One day when your just about to end it all because of the brown algae you will wake up look at the tank and it will have disappeared.
That is truly when your tank is "Cycled"

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Default New water parlaments

Hear are the water parlaments for today

Ca=465ppm(to high for my likeing)
SG=1.023
Ammonia+0.25
No2=0
No3=0
pH=8.6
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Ok hear are some pictures of my corals and 1 fish.
My clownfish (i have 2)

some mushrooms

new and final aquascape

monti

acropora

hirey mushrooms

another monti
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- green zoas
- GSP
- Fake percula clown
- Diadem dottyback
adding a 70w MH with 8 LED

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Sorrey about the bad pictures.
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