Merediths 75g upgrade

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  1. melypr1985

    melypr1985 totally addicted Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Article Contributor Expert Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Ohhhhh... No I don't think it will make much of a difference especially if you rinse the shrimp off a little before going into the QT with the fish.
     

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    melypr1985 totally addicted Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Article Contributor Expert Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    LOL!! No, I haven't started a new build thread for the new tank yet. Lazy I guess. I figure I'll start that one when I'm able to get water into the tank. That way I can put all the slow stuff up all at once.
     
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    Hmm... not sure I would use the term lazy when it comes to you. More likely that you are neglecting your own thread because you are too busy helping in everyone elses!
     
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    Maybe. I also already have a captive audience here. I might get it started when the tank comes in. We'll actually start doing to real work at that point so it might be worth a new thread. I gotta go off to work now and convince the service manager to do a free delivery for me. ;)
     
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    So just put him in a gallon bucket? Or give him a shower?
     
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    When switching over, I'd take a small cup of the destination water and pour it over him (maybe he's in a net or something) then put him in the destination tank.
     
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    Ok sounds like a plan. I just feel he's lonely in there. Thanks as always for ur help.
     
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    anytime sweetie
     
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    Wow..
     
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    How did I miss this? Exciting!
     
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    Oh man! Better go check out the new thread! Check my signature for the new link ;)
     
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    I somehow missed this post as well lol
     
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    Well, as this thread comes to a close I suppose it would be best to update it a few more times before the tank comes down. I'll try to add plenty of pictures and videos before the end. I don't think I'm going to manage to get the big tank up and running before december, so there's still some time left. Stay tuned for pictures and a video!
     
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    You'll hear my son in the background and me responding. He's not feeling good today. :( Stay tuned to the end of the video and you'll see my Fire Shrimp cleaning the Eel. Never seen that before!!
     
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    Proof that there are actually fish in this tank!! I had to stand back pretty far to get the picture without them running to hide. lol

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    The Purple tang. And while I probably shouldn't have favorites, he's it. For some reason the Black Cap Basslet and the Leopard wrasse were hiding so I didn't get much of them. You can see the Black Cap in the FTS though. Look under the Toadstools.
    This one is pretty blurry.... I was standing back and zooming in. Sorry
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    That purple tank is sooo fat
     
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    Considering he mostly wastes his nori every day and lets it float around the tank I'm pretty surprised about his heft. lol I put it in there and he seems to just rip pieces off and toss it aside. I know he's getting some of it or else he wouldn't be so big.
     
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    Sounds like he has an attitude! My lawnmower blennie is like that hardly see him eat but he is round and fat! lol
     
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    Oh yeah! King of the tank for sure. He's not going to know what to do with all the room he's going to get in the big tank. Probably just get fatter
     
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    Wow..loved the eel... iv read that they are like dogs and love their owners and they allow to touch them and play with them.

    id love to keep a predator only tank, just tht im a vegetarian, so cant keep large frozen fishes at home, however i somehow manage to keep frozen mysis, cyclops, rotifers and lobster eggs... lol. As my parents will kick me out of the house..lol. still plannin to keep a fuzzy dwarf lion though as a fellow hobbyist is a fisherman and has told me tht he wud get live fishes for me to feed the lion.. ;)
     
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