FarmerTy's 215-gallon SPS Tank

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  1. FarmerTy

    FarmerTy Well-Known Member

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    He is still doing his thing. I put him in a giant Rubbermaid tub with live rock from a tank I bought out and threw food in every day but not sure if he ever ate. I treated him with prazipro and when he didn't show any signs of disease, released him into the main tank. He's swimming around fast and happy though I still never have seen him eat anything I feed. He just picks the rocks and the coral polyps all day so hopefully he's getting something good out of it.
     
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    He's already going for your polyps huh?
     
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    Yep, I guess it makes sense when he's that size. I hope he grows out of it and only does it occasionally like my old emperor.
     
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    Sorry I tried going back and finding out what kind of angel you got and couldn't find anything but sad news about a regal, what kind of angel do you got?
     
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    It's one page back and he picked up a small emperor angel.

     
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    Thanks bubbaque!

    I'm waiting to add a scribbled angel, male Japanese masked angel, and majestic to the mix as well. My LFS is just waiting for when he sees all three available before ordering for me.
     
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    lol I donno how I missed it but I did lol, I'd like a purple masked angel but there not much info about them, good luck with all yours
     
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    Thanks! Those venustus are gorgeous on pictures. I really want to see one in person one day.
     
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    Cool!
     
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    Looking good
     
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    Thanks Flowfezy!
     
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    Any Sunbursts for sale?:) I kid, I kid, lol!
     
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    Bwahaha, good one! I'm still getting bombarded on Facebook!
     
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    Believe me, I know the feeling!:)
     
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    FarmerTY awesome tank! Curious, what brand of bio pellets do you use? I have tried BRS several times and always get a cyano outbreak. Would love to cut back on water changes but need a method to keep nitrates down without the cyano. Thanks.
     
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    Thank you! Its still going through the transition of moving but slowly getting there.

    I use Ecobak Plus biopellets. Combined with GFO, I typically don't see cyano issues in the long run but occasionally will get some with any major tank changes, such as lighting or major fish population changes. I use red slime remover if it gets out of hand and it typically does not come back after that.
     
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    Which red slime remover do you use? I have read some can cause real issues with sensitive SPS. Thanks for the reply!
     
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    I've used chemiclean multiple times in the past. I can't say I ever saw a direct response to it ever from my acros but that maybe doesn't mean they couldn't be sensitive to it.
     
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