My First Attempt at the Big Time: WaterBox PP 230.6 Tank Build

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Sorry to see that.
Glad it's being dealt with.
Yes it does look messed up.
weird part is he tried so hard. He finally was able to eat but kept just getting pushed around by the gyres.
 
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Maybe injured his swim bladder during the drop or whatever happened during shipping.
I thought so too. But after observing him so long he never moved his own dorsal fine nor his tail or back end at all. his little side fins were like humming bird wings the whole time.
 
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Dont want to end the thread for the day on a downer...so on happy note the Pond is thriving and the lily pad is blooming.
You have a pond too???? This is on my wishlist as well! Looks super nice!
 
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Such a good stream of water from that waterfall! How’d you figure that out? Seems tricky to dial in.
A lot of water “under” the bridge so to speak. I first installed a preformed pond dabbled with that a few years and a fountain then dug a bigger hole and used a double liner and installed a uv sterilizer and an underground channel for the waterfall. These fish like to jump up onto the bank to feed so they try to swim up the fall which is hilarious to watch. Yesterday the five little ones followed the big daddy around to learn how to skim the edge for food.
 
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This stuff is like candy to these...the wrasse is ready for some meat though!!
 

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Thanks for sharing! They look super happy! Where did you get all those acros from? They look like great selections! ;) Must have been some great people encouraging you to make those purchases! ;Happy;Shamefullyembarrased
 
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Nice tank
Beautiful fishies and frags

Nice Tang Gang
Love my tang gang!! They are such a communal group of crowd speak!! They have changed personalities a little with the new additions but all are getting along well.
 
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I like inverts!! Sue me! But I couldn’t wait to get one of these dudes. Those blue “hands” crack me up!! I could watch him for hours. I had one years ago in my first nano and he was ferocious!! Are up the Bristle worms back then like a champ!

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I like inverts!! Sue me! But I couldn’t wait to get one of these dudes. Those blue “hands” crack me up!! I could watch him for hours. I had one years ago in my first nano and he was ferocious!! Are up the Bristle worms back then like a champ!

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I love these too! I seriously considered adding one to my wwc order. If you don’t have many bristle worms, will they eat mysis?
 

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