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Old 05/15/2018, 03:30 AM   #201
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Thank you!
I'm more proud of the fuss-free and lower cost part of this sort of aquarium vs reef tank

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Wow, that is a stunningly beautiful tank, as beautiful as any reef tank, IMHO. Amazing! Thanks for sharing cksss!



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Old 05/15/2018, 07:14 AM   #202
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I'm more proud of the fuss-free and lower cost part of this sort of aquarium vs reef tank

That is very appealing too!


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Old 05/15/2018, 10:49 AM   #203
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Love the view.

With respect to red macro growth, I have added iron and iodine as additives to dose. The iron is obvious. To me, iodine was counter intuitive. I remember reading it, but I can’t find the link.



PS: K reread last page and see where you are already dosing that.


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Old 05/16/2018, 06:31 AM   #204
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LOL yes! I'm dosing more Potassium too because of the lab analysis results you've kindly shared

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Love the view.

With respect to red macro growth, I have added iron and iodine as additives to dose. The iron is obvious. To me, iodine was counter intuitive. I remember reading it, but I can’t find the link.



PS: K reread last page and see where you are already dosing that.



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Old 05/16/2018, 07:00 AM   #205
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Traded some macros over the weekends, please help me with the ID if you are positive about it

This could be flat blade Gracilaria?


And maybe Liagora?


And a bad news. The regal Tang died too it was the most aggressive fish in the tank. And there has been a series of mysterious death of healthy fishes recently.

I've also caught a Gorilla Crab :O


Ending the post with photos of the inhabitances, please no more missing/dead fishes!
The Mandarin going for frozen brineshrimp







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Old 05/16/2018, 03:33 PM   #206
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Ahhh, I am sorry about the tang. �� Hopefully no more of that.


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Old 05/17/2018, 05:50 AM   #207
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Picture #1 looks to be Gracilaria Hayi on the left. Hayi is high in calcium. Is it somewhat stiff?
https://www.marineplantbook.com/marinebookgrachayi.htm

Gracilaria Tikvahiae has tree seperate cultivars with “flat bladed” being one of them.
https://www.algaebarn.com/product-category/macro-algae/



Gorilla Crab is a vicious predator of anything that is eatable. It is a carnivore.


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Old 05/17/2018, 10:14 AM   #208
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Yep, its very stiff as compared to other macros in my tank

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Picture #1 looks to be Gracilaria Hayi on the left. Hayi is high in calcium. Is it somewhat stiff?
https://www.marineplantbook.com/marinebookgrachayi.htm

Gracilaria Tikvahiae has tree seperate cultivars with “flat bladed” being one of them.
https://www.algaebarn.com/product-category/macro-algae/



Gorilla Crab is a vicious predator of anything that is eatable. It is a carnivore.



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Old 05/18/2018, 10:42 PM   #209
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That last pic is a great one of the clown! Good luck with your new macros!


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Old 05/19/2018, 02:57 AM   #210
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looking good. do you have any snails? my money cowrie and other snails love the hypnea.


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Old 05/19/2018, 08:03 PM   #211
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Thank you Michael!
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That last pic is a great one of the clown! Good luck with your new macros!
over ~15 x Nassarius, ~5 x Nerite, ~2 x Turban, they're not interested in the macros
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looking good. do you have any snails? my money cowrie and other snails love the hypnea.



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Old 05/24/2018, 08:10 AM   #212
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Love the pics!


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