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6 weeks into this adventure. First clowns last week. Cycle almost complete.
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Update. 3 months into the journey. Flame fin tang added a month ago. Scopas is in QT the last few days. keeping up with 15% Water changes. parameters are right on. crabs and snails are thriving scavengers. Coraline algae has formed and taking over the live rocks. Nothing on the tank as of yet. Keeping patient. Not being spontaneous. educating myself and enjoying the process and challenge.
 

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Update. 3 months into the journey. Flame fin tang added a month ago. Scopas is in QT the last few days. keeping up with 15% Water changes. parameters are right on. crabs and snails are thriving scavengers. Coraline algae has formed and taking over the live rocks. Nothing on the tank as of yet. Keeping patient. Not being spontaneous. educating myself and enjoying the process and challenge.
What’s your filtration like? That tank is a little small for even one Tang (the Tomini) and two is pushing it. I’m not the Tang Police so I’m not telling you what to do or anything, and they may get along for a while, but Tangs create a lot of waste and if your running the stock filtration that might not be enough. I have one Tomini Tang in a IM Lagoon 50 and the bioload it adds is significant.
 
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What’s your filtration like? That tank is a little small for even one Tang (the Tomini) and two is pushing it. I’m not the Tang Police so I’m not telling you what to do or anything, and they may get along for a while, but Tangs create a lot of waste and if your running the stock filtration that might not be enough. I have one Tomini Tang in a IM Lagoon 50 and the bioload it adds is significant.
Well first and foremost I have a home for the tangs as they mature. Second. I have upgraded one side of the filtration and have a HOB skimmer as well.
 
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Well first and foremost I have a home for the tangs as they mature. Second. I have upgraded one side of the filtration and have a HOB skimmer as well.
Thank you. I will absolutely keep a close eye on things.
 
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Are you buying local or having livestock shipped in?
Got them from Bob ’s. Couldn’t even find a decent coral place in Spokane. The only one up there is closing. Great fish store though.
 
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I really like seeing other Fluval Flexes since that what I have, but it's really difficult to see with all of the blue. Are you able to take photos with either whites or go into pro mode and mess with the settings on your phone? You have some nice corals!
 
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I really like seeing other Fluval Flexes since that what I have, but it's really difficult to see with all of the blue. Are you able to take photos with either whites or go into pro mode and mess with the settings on your phone? You have some nice corals!
I will take a couple pics tomorrow. I have changed my scape three times so far. Lol. The corals are all new to me. after the new ones settle for A couple weeks I’ll get them placed and sit back and watch them grow.
 
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