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I also got a couple frags of a very inexpensive zoas that I'm monitoring like a hawk for the next week weeks. All were dipped in CoralRx and were open and happy within an hour of being in the tank!!
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Well.. I’m glad everything has been going so well and all parameters are controlled!

My local fish store had a paired up blue spot watchman and a tiger pistol shrimp. So they had to come home and join the clowns.

That is actually the end of my fish stocking except for a captive bred Mandarin in the future once I’m sure I can keep the copepods going.

I’ll try to get some pictures later once the watchman pistol pair settle in.
 
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what are your thoughts on your new skimmer?
It’s working great so far. I found it should run a little wet so the drain tube doesn’t get clogged. But by wet I mean it puts out like half a pint a week.

overall it’s working really well and was super easy to adjust.
 

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Cool build! How are the frags settling in?
I’m considering that algae reactor myself, was it easy enough to setup the pump with the limited space In the aio etc?
 
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Cool build! How are the frags settling in?
I’m considering that algae reactor myself, was it easy enough to setup the pump with the limited space In the aio etc?
They are doing great. I had to peroxide dip one Zoa frag I got for algae and he’s not happy. It overall. They a doing great.
The Poseidon was easy to set up. I made I shaped pvc out of elbows and ended those with 1/2 not x1/2 barb fittings. I put a sicce syncra 0.5 for the intake and the other end just open for return. Both out of the middle section along with the heater and skimmer.

it’s been almost 3 weeks and the reactor was stuffed with Chaeto. Start out about the size of a racquetball.
 
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I moved the frags to their places on the rockwork yesterday. All the corals are settling in and seem happy!!
 

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