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omg I reply on R2R :D :D lol

Yep, I don't hesitate to show the down since we learn a lot from it, I must admit I wonder if I should keep going since it can have a negative impact on the perception (people remember more the negative than positive)

I'm going to take another risk I think on the next video with H2O2, I want to show the reaction with algae but I need to be careful...
 

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omg I reply on R2R :D :D lol

Yep, I don't hesitate to show the down since we learn a lot from it, I must admit I wonder if I should keep going since it can have a negative impact on the perception (people remember more the negative than positive)

I'm going to take another risk I think on the next video with H2O2, I want to show the reaction with algae but I need to be careful...
I think that you have enough positive to outweigh the negative. Looking forward to it
 
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Was flicking through nano section and saw your profile pic. I recognised it form your you tube. Love your videos. One of the most honest series out there. I think your problems will help others recover from there similar problems to. Tank looks great
 
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Was flicking through nano section and saw your profile pic. I recognised it form your you tube. Love your videos. One of the most honest series out there. I think your problems will help others recover from there similar problems to. Tank looks great
Thank you!
I have a different way to "educate" :)
Real and raw with examples!
Next one will be great, tank is in good shape, very happy!
 
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Dinoflagellate are notorious in reef aquariums, it's a microscopic pest that is hard to remove from saltwater tank.
But This isn't my first encounter, last time blackout alone was enough to kill them all, but this time I'm trying a different method to document the effectiveness.
 
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Random photo session, I ask one of my Artemia models to pose for me, a special blooper with one of her kids. Training artemia to pose as human do is a titanic task, took 2 weeks of training. Will follow the career of this one, hope it finds the right mouth!
 
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Scleronephthya is probably my last "Masterpiece" coral, I want to try soft NPS coral and see if I keep them alive. This type of coral needs dirty water so in the past months I slowly started to add organisms that could filter the organic to compensate. The microfauna seems to be stable and well developed so I pull the trigger on this beautiful Strawberry coral.
 
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The Yellow Watchman goby is well known to have a symbiosis with pistol shrimp. For the past months, I was on the hunt for what could be the best possible goby to pair with my pistol shrimp: Alpheus Ochrostriatus
Those 2 species coming from the same area, same color, both being very active, about the same size, I thought the Cryptocentrus cinctus would be the perfect candidate. I hesitated to get this fish at first because of its size vs my nano but knowing their behavior I thought this could be acceptable.
 

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Episode 59


The Yellow Watchman goby is well known to have a symbiosis with pistol shrimp. For the past months, I was on the hunt for what could be the best possible goby to pair with my pistol shrimp: Alpheus Ochrostriatus
Those 2 species coming from the same area, same color, both being very active, about the same size, I thought the Cryptocentrus cinctus would be the perfect candidate. I hesitated to get this fish at first because of its size vs my nano but knowing their behavior I thought this could be acceptable.
Nice video… again. Got me scared for a second with the shrimp…

Also, I just wanted to share something with you. I created a YouTube channel recently and reason why I’m sharing is because some of your vids as well as some other peoples vids that make similar content as yours inspired me to make my YouTube channel and videos.
Here’s the link to the video I just finished making if you want to check it out and thanks for the inspiration:
 
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My effort to achieve perfection is the hardest part of this journey. The importance of good husbandry with a nano reef aquarium is crucial.
After adding my 3rd Masterpiece coral, something along the way went wrong. After testing different hypotheses I found the reasons.
Keeping everyone happy is an impossible task, but the challenge makes this journey enriching.
 
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Everyone wants a reef aquarium without maintenance. This is my effort towards having a nano marine aquarium that has less maintenance by using invertebrates such as feather duster and some reef mussels that capture organic matter.
No Skimmer, No Biomedia, and maybe one day, just simply, water...
 
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