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5g Zoa Playground (Formerly AIO Challenge Tank) - April Update

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kimberbee
2 hours ago, ef4life said:

Mushu - dragon from mulan

That name gets my vote. The others are complicated to pronounce. 

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1 minute ago, kimberbee said:

That name gets my vote. The others are complicated to pronounce. 

I also have been tossing around Toothless from How to Train Your Dragon.

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Wingy

Falcor was the luck dragon in The Neverending  Story.

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spectra
6 hours ago, jack1978 said:

El Rojo 

Well................

 

 

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jack1978

 

La Muerte Roja

 

20 minutes ago, spectra said:

Well................

 

 

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........Breath fire like dragon!

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spectra
8 minutes ago, jack1978 said:

 

La Muerte Roja

 

........Breath fire like dragon!

Well................not going to say it..............:lol:

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10 minutes ago, spectra said:

Well................not going to say it..............:lol:

It’s a boy dragonet. Why would I name it a female connotation? 

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jack1978
50 minutes ago, Dirté Sanchez said:

It’s a boy dragonet. Why would I name it a female connotation? 

How dare you decide how El Muerte Roja identifies.  Maybe he’s a fluid dragon.  

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1 hour ago, jack1978 said:

How dare you decide how El Muerte Roja identifies.  Maybe he’s a fluid dragon.  

Well for starters, you originally put "La Muerte Roja"' not "le". So don't be changing your story. But it's not a bad name on the whole. I'll consider it.

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spectra

It’s a flippen fish 

 

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4 minutes ago, spectra said:

It’s a flippen fish 

 

Hey man names are super important when you're on mandated 15 days off from work for 5 damn more days. It's one of the only things I get to really obsess over and be picky about since I can't spend money, can't go out and can't go to work. I mean it's about to come to me burying the husband in the backyard, which will be a full day's entertainment, but I'll still need a name for the fish.

 

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spectra

Ok red fish.........problem solved.......

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Snow_Phoenix

Smaug is easier to pronounce - although, Falcor as mentioned by Wingy sounds pretty neat too. :happy:

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50 minutes ago, spectra said:

Ok red fish.........problem solved.......

But that’s boring 

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23 minutes ago, Snow_Phoenix said:

Smaug is easier to pronounce - although, Falcor as mentioned by Wingy sounds pretty neat too. :happy:

I like Smaug too. Mushu is cute and Toothless has been considered. Maybe that’s the top three? 

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jack1978
10 hours ago, Dirté Sanchez said:

I like Smaug too. Mushu is cute and Toothless has been considered. Maybe that’s the top three? 

Sriracha 

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16 minutes ago, jack1978 said:

Sriracha 

That’s cute but not dragon-y 

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Well, as per my current luck this week and for my record so far at introducing ruby scooters to this tank, woke up find all the nassarius snails on top of He Who Never Got a Name like a pack of jackals. 🤦🏽‍♀️ 

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Husband (who has SEVERE cabin fever now and is off and on angry at the world about it) told me I could go buy a coral. Went to the LFS which is a drive that had some gorgeous deep red trachyphyllia in stock— forgot they aren’t open on Monday 🤦🏽‍♀️🤦🏽‍♀️🤦🏽‍♀️🤦🏽‍♀️ DAMN YOU MONDAY

 

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So. Removed two of the nassari-jackals and put them in the Evo. Went to the *other* LFS down there street that was open and bought a huge blue/green poccillopora. And some shebunkins for my pond. And some pond plants. Split said humongous poccillopora into a whole bunch of smaller chunks because I don’t know what the hell Im doing, and almost killed a little SPS crab living inside the branches in the process. (Hope he survives 😬) Put some of the pieces in the Challenge tank, the Evo and the SCA because it truly was a big coral. 
 

So far I’ve got polyp extension on all the pieces even the tiniest, in all three tanks.

 

Dude at the LFS whom I trust said it’s quite possible the scooters are getting caught nappin on the sand by the nassari-jackals and not managing to get away. Not gonna be adding anything in there for a while. Really, REALLY bummed about this second one— he was doing so so well, super active and eating well. So mad at the damn snails. And myself for I guess not feeding them enough? Letting them get too big? I don’t know. I’ve got cabin fever too and I’m actually getting annoyed looking at my tanks. They’re doing well but seriously. QUIT EATING MY DAMN FISH, SNAILS


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Pictures of the poccillopora bits and pieces I stuck in the tank today. They do bring a lot

of color to the tank. Not sure if I will leave them there permanently or put them in the Evo/SCA over time. Just decided to spread the wealth today.

 

 

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Got the little single frag holders in from OceanBox Designs today and am so

happy with them! I also got a teeny weeny glass cleaner that is perfect for this little tank- it fits in the rounded corners and scrapes all the algae out, no problem. Glad they had this nano nano cleaner for my little tank! 
 

Looking good in there! Super happy with how it’s going. Have water change day tomorrow, but otherwise this tank requires little effort to run. Eventually I’ll be able to remove the media bag with the carbon and phosguard in it, but I’m nervous to do so until all these little frags are done growing some. 
 

 

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I can’t say enough about how this little tank is truly a miracle in motion. I’m by no means smart or experienced enough to have caused this tank to look like this— this is completely a lucky strike.

 

 

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ef4life

Looking really good.

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PeakaBoo is a bit porky.

 

 

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Challenge tank is looking good! The little poccillopora frags aren’t as happy as they were initially, but I made them a big angry when I decided to glue them to a frag plug yesterday. Got tired of picking pieces up all the time when the CUC knocked them

down. 
 

 

 

 

Full tank shot today too. All four sexy shrimp are still going strong! Love this busy little tank!

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debbeach13

Wow it really is filling up. Looks good.

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