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Forum: Reef Discussion 11/24/2003, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By sting310
thanks. I have dolomite and crushed coral for...

thanks. I have dolomite and crushed coral for substrate. Also I have in addition to live rock, dead decorative coral. could that be what did it in?

also do I have to worry about the "feelers" that...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/24/2003, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By sting310
Angry Seapen Dead. Why?

I have a 70 gallon tank filtered with a Emperor 400, and a wet/dry system that is rated for a 125 gallon tank. My ammonia is 0, Nitrites 0, ph 8.4, Nitrates .5 ppm and temp 76F...

In the tank I...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/28/2003, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By sting310
Seapens

I recently added a Seapen to my tank. My question is are they ok to be with Cleaner Shrimps, Peppermint shrimps and other types?

My shrimps seem to "look" for food on the Seapen causing the Seapen...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 10/12/2003, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By sting310
thank you for your help.

thank you for your help.
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 10/11/2003, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By sting310
how about firefish? also why does my swing arm...

how about firefish? also why does my swing arm measure 4 points higher then my hydrometer? is the swing arm that innaccurate?

thanks again!
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 10/11/2003, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 423
Posted By sting310
what is it then? lymphocystis(spelling?)?? ...

what is it then? lymphocystis(spelling?)??

They have what look like white spots on them. perhaps as little as
just one spot, or a few. then later in the day, gone. the longest it has lasted has...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 10/11/2003, 12:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 423
Posted By sting310
have any of you ever heard of ich spots being on...

have any of you ever heard of ich spots being on your fish in the morning and then when you get home from work, its gone?

thats whats been happening in my tank for oh, 4 weeks now... the fish are...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 10/11/2003, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By sting310
If the yellow tang is pale yellow looking and you...

If the yellow tang is pale yellow looking and you can see the lateral line, then he is not getting enough greens. they need to eat tons of greens to be healthy.
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 10/11/2003, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By sting310
a specific gravity of 1.009 wont kill the fish?...

a specific gravity of 1.009 wont kill the fish? using a hydrometer to measure it I mean. the swing arm seems to be 4 points higher then the hydrometer reads.
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/21/2003, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By sting310
like I said I appreciate the advice.

like I said I appreciate the advice.
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/21/2003, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By sting310
well the alternative is to take out all my...

well the alternative is to take out all my gravel, coral, rocks, ect, therefore having a bare tank... spending $$$ to put all new rocks, gravel, ect in there... Now I have high ammonia, nitrites, and...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/20/2003, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By sting310
while I think that is a bit extreme, I have seen...

while I think that is a bit extreme, I have seen your tanks on your web site, so I respect your opinion. what do you mean by calcium concentration?

the copper has dropped down to almost non...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/17/2003, 09:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By sting310
I have the one by Fastest. It matches ok, but no...

I have the one by Fastest. It matches ok, but no matter how much I dump in it always reads .10

I did a 20% water change tonight(arghh! 2nd one in 2 days), and
put in plenty of carbon. I realize...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/17/2003, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By sting310
It seems everyone I speak to has a different...

It seems everyone I speak to has a different opinion on this matter. All I know is I kept Lionfish, Groupers and Eels for over 10 years. I treated with copper when they got ich, and never had any...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/16/2003, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By sting310
did your ammonia and nitrites spike? mine did...

did your ammonia and nitrites spike? mine did after using copper....
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/16/2003, 11:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By sting310
believe me, when this is over I will quanantine...

believe me, when this is over I will quanantine all new arrivals!

well a couple days ago I moved the live rock, feather duster and shrimps to a 20 gallon tank. I then started treating the main...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/15/2003, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By sting310
daily water changes may be acceptable for fresh...

daily water changes may be acceptable for fresh water, but in saltwater its a headache.. I am thinking that the only way to insure a parasite free tank is not to do a reef. too hard to deal with an...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/15/2003, 01:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By sting310
but what is to prevent the ammonia from spiking...

but what is to prevent the ammonia from spiking and killing the firefish I put in the QT?
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/14/2003, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By sting310
my 10 plus years of sw experience was with...

my 10 plus years of sw experience was with predators and nothing reef. Since my 20 gal is not cycled I took my live rock and put it in there with my shrimps and feather duster. Even with water from...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/14/2003, 07:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 83,094
Posted By sting310
Hi, I am going thru an ich battle myself... I...

Hi, I am going thru an ich battle myself... I have a 70 gallon tank with about 12 pcs of live rock, cleaner shrimp, peppermint shrimp, feather duster, and 4 firefish... well, the firefish developed...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/14/2003, 07:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 397
Posted By sting310
Exclamation Help

Hi, I am going thru an ich battle myself... I have a 70 gallon tank with about 12 pcs of live rock, cleaner shrimp, peppermint shrimp, feather duster, and 4 firefish... well, the firefish developed...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/14/2003, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 746
Posted By sting310
Exclamation Hi, I am going thru an ich battle myself... I...

Hi, I am going thru an ich battle myself... I have a 70 gallon tank with about 12 pcs of live rock, cleaner shrimp, peppermint shrimp, feather duster, and 4 firefish... well, the firefish developed...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/09/2003, 07:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 83,094
Posted By sting310
The tanks being in the same room would cause a...

The tanks being in the same room would cause a disease transfer even if you are careful not to use the same nets, etc in both tanks?
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/08/2003, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By sting310
I can tell you for sure that ich does not show up...

I can tell you for sure that ich does not show up on the glass or anything else in the tank other then your fish. If you fish do not have any spots on them, then you do not have an ich problem. That...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 09/06/2003, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By sting310
anybody?

anybody?
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