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Just done a Water Change! Here’s an FTS, I don’t think anyone would be able to believe there’s 7 fish in here haha. Still no sign of the Pink Streak so I don’t think I’ll be adding another fish in here for Atleast 2-3 weeks.
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Just done a Water Change! Here’s an FTS, I don’t think anyone would be able to believe there’s 7 fish in here haha. Still no sign of the Pink Streak so I don’t think I’ll be adding another fish in here for Atleast 2-3 weeks.
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How do you keep a sustainable pod population with that many wrasses in a relatively small tank?
 

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Just to hopefully make you feel better, I Had a blue streak goby that disappeared for 12 days. I just saw it today in a little cave.
so maybe your pink streak is alive and just hiding.
Hope for the best!
 
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How do you keep a sustainable pod population with that many wrasses in a relatively small tank?
I add to it each week, I know it’s a big population as it went Atleast 2 months without any addition of pods (My LFS never had any in). I still add to it weekly just in case as I have Atleast 3-4 pod eaters, one of which is potentially worse than a mandy.
Just to hopefully make you feel better, I Had a blue streak goby that disappeared for 12 days. I just saw it today in a little cave.
so maybe your pink streak is alive and just hiding.
Hope for the best!
That’s what I’m assuming as there’s not even a small sign of a fish death, whereas when my old guy died there were scales all over one side of the tank.
 
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On a happier note, I think I’m getting growth on the acro! It’s not like browning off at the tips but it’s losing the nice blue tips it had (Also making it easier to photograph).
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And some excellent PE on the Stylophora.
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Another update on SPS as upon closer inspection I have this guy doing amazing now too!!
Montipora spoingodes, he went brown under my original lighting but now the green in him is returning and I hope to have a second monti at some point to try make a grafted monti again. You can see where the green is showing in the photo and I love it!
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Not a great photo but man the growth on this guy is really beginning to appear.
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I think at the end of May, I might try grab one of these. Got my eye on a Pink Lemonade for definite, they have been one of my favourites for a while.
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Well, this is “great”. I saw this thing in the tank last night (2am this morning). So far the assumption is Bobbitworm. It moved using its legs and instead of bristleworms looking like they just glide along the sand this was full on walking and fast. It vanished a few seconds after this photo was taken and hasn’t been seen since.
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Well, this is “great”. I saw this thing in the tank last night (2am this morning). So far the assumption is Bobbitworm. It moved using its legs and instead of bristleworms looking like they just glide along the sand this was full on walking and fast. It vanished a few seconds after this photo was taken and hasn’t been seen since.
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did you have a visual on the head?
 
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did you have a visual on the head?
I saw the head… couldn’t get a photo of it because of the realisation.
3 antennae and was almost like a rounded off head. Nothing like a bristleworm, I’ve combatted 4 bobbitworms before but this looked different, similar but different.

Tonight I’ll leave the lights off for a few minutes and then see if I can hunt him down - Or set my main room light to red as supposedly inverts can’t see red light but I’m not 100% sure on that.
 

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I saw the head… couldn’t get a photo of it because of the realisation.
3 antennae and was almost like a rounded off head. Nothing like a bristleworm, I’ve combatted 4 bobbitworms before but this looked different, similar but different.

Tonight I’ll leave the lights off for a few minutes and then see if I can hunt him down - Or set my main room light to red as supposedly inverts can’t see red light but I’m not 100% sure on that.
then it sounds like a bobbit worm to me. good luck, and try your best not to chop it up in the tank.
 
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then it sounds like a bobbit worm to me. good luck, and try your best not to chop it up in the tank.
That’s my biggest fear, hopefully when I get a photo of the head we can figure out whether it is a definite bobbitworm. I cant think of any other worm that looks like that though other than the Eunicid species.
 
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Well, this is “great”. I saw this thing in the tank last night (2am this morning). So far the assumption is Bobbitworm. It moved using its legs and instead of bristleworms looking like they just glide along the sand this was full on walking and fast. It vanished a few seconds after this photo was taken and hasn’t been seen since.
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I’m scared for when I pull this guy out… I mean, the small specimen was enough to already scare me (Pulling it out of the filter sock was a nightmare - I had to get a skewer to pull it off).

On a slightly happier note, here’s a couple photos of the griessingeri from just now!
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So what is your plan now?
Not a clue, knowing what’s in there and having lost a 3’ tank due to a large group of them in the past is making the plan difficult. I think it’s just having to get lucky at night and grabbing it then.
 

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Not a clue, knowing what’s in there and having lost a 3’ tank due to a large group of them in the past is making the plan difficult. I think it’s just having to get lucky at night and grabbing it then.
Wish you the best of luck then!
 
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