125 gallon reef tank in Ohio

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I started a dream this year. It’s been 10 years since I have had a saltwater tank. I should have never waited this long! We got a new house in October and I started planning a new tank as soon as we moved in.

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Got the rock in and spent about 2 weeks breaking and glueing rock back together.
 

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I kept the lights off for about 1 month while the tank was cycling I used quick start to start cycling it and microbactor7 and some black mollies.
 

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It took forever to find a starry blenny but a LFS finally got one in. So Starlord
 

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Picked up yin and Yang the clown fish and some clean up crew then my seen chromis on YouTube and wanted some
 

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Some of the latest coral I got a seduction zoa orange oxide zoa purple people eater zoa
 

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I picked up a Rasta zoa and another one I forgot the name but they had some hair algae on them so he told me to dip them in coral rx that he gave me I never used it before but followed the instructions on the website but it’s been 4 days since and they still haven’t opened back up is that normal?
 

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It’s been 5 days since I dipped my Rasta & Goblin fire zoas in coral rx and today they finally started to open I was getting worried
 

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