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did i have the oddball, or do you;)
I don’t know, not a whole lot on this particular fish. Either they are not kept often if they are good little fishies so they don’t get talked about often. I changed all the rocks and the other wrasse is gone so now he’s flashing his fins at the blenny and clown. Jerk fish
 
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So the power dynamics are shifting. I believe lady clown has become head honcho. Fairy wrasse is trying to take over blennys rock but she’s just ignoring him. Blenny and lady clown get along fine, fairy wrasse displays his fins at everyone but they aren’t intimidated. I wish I could get a clear picture of this beautiful wrassehole. The details in the dorsal fin coloring are amazing.
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So the power dynamics are shifting. I believe lady clown has become head honcho. Fairy wrasse is trying to take over blennys rock but she’s just ignoring him. Blenny and lady clown get along fine, fairy wrasse displays his fins at everyone but they aren’t intimidated. I wish I could get a clear picture of this beautiful wrassehole. The details in the dorsal fin coloring are amazing.
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I was thinking earlier that the dynamic of our little "reefs" is amazing. My biggest jerk now is the pygmy angel, but not a terrible jerk. Other than Baby Clown (almost 12 years), the pygmy angel is the next in the fish hierarchy, so I can't say too much. Maybe we should start a reality show about reef tanks and fish wars. ;Hilarious
 
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So all the time I spent putting glue, epoxy and rubble rock over the aiptasia was for nothing. I covered 2 in one rock and now this same rock has 4 on it. I’ve removed this rock...now I’m down two nice pieces of rock in my tank. So I ordered some live rock from KP Aquatics & I’m so excited for it to come next week!! I have a 20g long that I planned to use for curing this rock in my garage. Will 25lbs fit in a 20 long?? I hope?!
 

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So all the time I spent putting glue, epoxy and rubble rock over the aiptasia was for nothing. I covered 2 in one rock and now this same rock has 4 on it. I’ve removed this rock...now I’m down two nice pieces of rock in my tank. So I ordered some live rock from KP Aquatics & I’m so excited for it to come next week!! I have a 20g long that I planned to use for curing this rock in my garage. Will 25lbs fit in a 20 long?? I hope?!
yes no problem,do you have a skimmer for it?
 
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yes no problem,do you have a skimmer for it?
I have a reef octopus hang on I can use, not sure if I will set it up or not. I didn’t when I cured the last batch but it was an impulse buy and I had no idea what I was doing.
Probably going to need a heater for the garage this time of year huh...I need to find a couple used powerheads since I don’t have any spares. I have a light as well. Putting it in the garage will make water changes easier. Easy means it will get done. I don’t want to load it up with bottled bacteria or prime.
 
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So yesterday I took a road trip to visit @fishguy242 and of course I didn’t leave empty handed. Not the best spectrum for pictures but here is my b-e-a-utiful torch and purple Goni!! The Goni is still pouting but it looks better today than last night!! I love them so much! Thank you Frank!! ;Smuggrin
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So yesterday I took a road trip to visit @fishguy242 and of course I didn’t leave empty handed. Not the best spectrum for pictures but here is my b-e-a-utiful torch and purple Goni!! The Goni is still pouting but it looks better today than last night!! I love them so much! Thank you Frank!! ;Smuggrin
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Sure wish I would have licked that torch before you did ;Sorry;Hilarious It's beautiful!
 
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Today I received a shipment of live rock from KP Aquatics. This is my second order from them and honestly, live rock is probably my favorite thing about this hobby. Take a look-see at my spoils;Smug
The rock was wrapped in brown paper and double bagged inside a foam box.
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So the first order 2 years ago was different. This rock is very orange and red whereas the last batch was very maroon and purple.
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the first shred of removed paper revealed a decent sized red crab. Holy heck it scared the ish out of me! Fearless little thing. Stared me down as I continued removing more paper.
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A second red crab, smaller.
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This is why we wear gloves boys and girls;Deado_O it’s not dead...I tired to pull it out but only got half. the other half disappeared into the rock, I’ll be setting a trap for that later!!
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Brittle star in the bag water, still moving so in he went.
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these guys were moving in the bag water except the smallest pistol shrimp.
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looks like some type of red footed whelk, probably will need to be removed. Can stay for now and clean up some dead stuff.
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3 hours of skimmate ;Yuck 043819EA-C3B1-4158-B51A-5B95F6CB66AF.jpeg
 
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Sure wish I would have licked that torch before you did ;Sorry;Hilarious It's beautiful!
It is very beautiful, thank you!! You gotta be quicker with your licker next time! ;Hilarious
 
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Ps I got the itchy sweater from grandma aka bryopsis lol
I did in the last batch but luckily it died off after a little while. It only grew on the glass but it had to have come from the rock because that was the first and only thing in the tank for months.
 
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