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  1. R65

    Leopard wrasses I know are okay in pretty large groups, coris wrasses I'm not sure. Chalk bass are the same way, but I don't know if you can mix them with other ones - I would be hesitant to do that since other basslets are a lot more expensive than them
  2. 🔥🔥🔥 Lawnman's Lounge 🔥🔥🔥

    Y'all can come and get some of the water down here, we got plenty to go around.
  3. Deeper Well - An Acquasole 60

    I know, made it just in time lol. No more progress as of yet, every one of the leathers still look super depressed
  4. Deeper Well - An Acquasole 60

    Thank you. The sand on the bottom is an oolite, the top is Nature's Ocean Samoa Pink Gravel #5, which has a pretty decent size to not get blown around with high flow like I have. Thank you Dawn. It definitely sucks, but it won't happen again. I'm ready this time!
  5. Deeper Well - An Acquasole 60

    Power came back on at some point today. Got the house fully cleaned up from the old school litterbox we had to have while our CatGenie was unable to run, and then got the new Gyre 230 installed. AND IT ####ING WORKS ON THE BATTERY LIKE IT SHOULD! Not gonna go through this again. The Tunzes couldn't go away fast enough. My skimmer cup was emptied Friday night, and as of right now it is almost full again, and I have not even fed the tank anything since Thursday night. Still super cloudy, but not bad for what it went though.
  6. 🔥🔥🔥 Lawnman's Lounge 🔥🔥🔥

    No, I don't know what it got up to, but probably in the 84-86 range based on the temperature outside during those days. The gorgs actually look pretty good, it's the leathers that are SUPER droopy right now, especially the Fiji yellow. Hopefully they bounce back, but we will see with time! I sure hope so! Thanks Shane.
  7. 🔥🔥🔥 Lawnman's Lounge 🔥🔥🔥

    Power came back on at some point today. Got the house fully cleaned up from the old school litterbox we had to have while our CatGenie was unable to run, and then got the new Gyre 230 installed. AND IT ####ING WORKS ON THE BATTERY LIKE IT SHOULD! Not gonna go through this again. The Tunzes couldn't go away fast enough. My skimmer cup was emptied Friday night, and as of right now it is almost full again, and I have not even fed the tank anything since Thursday night. Still super cloudy, but not bad for what it went though.
  8. 🔥🔥🔥 Lawnman's Lounge 🔥🔥🔥

    Lost power again at about 5AM this morning. Grabbed Ellie at 6:30 to head to my grandparents' house to get ready for work there and her pullup leaked all over me.
  9. 🔥🔥🔥 Lawnman's Lounge 🔥🔥🔥

    Got power back today! Was really surprised, my electric company is a cooperative, and a really, really shady one at that. Even excluding that, today was a good day. Talked my boss into buying biscuits and gravy for the office this morning, then got to spend a fairly easy day with one of my favorite people.
  10. Deeper Well - An Acquasole 60

    It works if you have the IceCap controller for the original Gyres or if you have the new controller for the Gyre 200 series. Yeah, I've had good luck with all of mine, relatively few issues except with this smaller pump.
  11. 🔥🔥🔥 Lawnman's Lounge 🔥🔥🔥

    A frozen bottle only works on the smallest of pico tanks - even a 20lb bag of ice will cool a 20 gallon tank approximately 5-10 degrees before it's completely melted. The amount of energy it takes to lower water temperature is incredible. Glad to hear no flooding for you - that's some of the worst damage a storm can do, next to flat out blowing a place away.
  12. 🔥🔥🔥 Lawnman's Lounge 🔥🔥🔥

    I guess I'm doing some tank hardware upgrades - this shit isn't going to happen again. Getting a Gyre 230 to work with the battery backups, and upgrading my skimmer from the Coral Box D500 to the IceCap K2-120. The other skimmer still works, but the pump has trouble restarting, even with a new impeller a la @StinkyBunny's recommendation. If anyone wants the skimmer they can have it cheap. Also have a shitload of other stuff in the closet that I need to get rid of. Tunze 6055 x 2, Tunze 6095, a Radium 250w in a Lumenbright Mini, a Phoenix 150w in a Hamilton Cayman Sun, a 150/250w selectable ballast, a Nanobox-style hybrid with custom LEDs, and some other random shit. Any of you lawnbros or bro-ettes want anything let me know, I take care of my stuff so it's all good condition.
  13. Deeper Well - An Acquasole 60

    Tank is getting quite the hardware upgrade. Gyre 230 and an IceCap K2-120 skimmer. The Coral Box D500 still performs well, but the Jebao DCT-1200 pump that it runs on keeps having issues restarting. I have to unplug it, beat it, then plug it back in and it will work again - and this is after having cleaned the pump and swapping with a clean pinwheel impeller. Someone else can deal with that if they want that skimmer cheap
  14. Deeper Well - An Acquasole 60

    So my tank uses two Tunze 6055, which is advertised by Tunze as operating with a voltage input of 10-27v. Unfortunately, this is simply not the case - I have one IceCap and one Coral Box battery backup that output 12v. Both were fully charged before this skank Irma showed up. Power went off around 5PM on Sunday, and I expected with each Tunze 6055 drawing somewhere around 6-8 watts when on (they switch off and on with a pulse flow pattern) they should last at least 96 hours. We come home last night to check on the animals and I peek in at the tank and the water was ####ing still. ####. Turns out the Tunzes do NOT work on 12v input power. The controller that is built-in does not even power on. Going to bitch at Tunze about that. I then realized oh, I have an old Tunze 6095 in the closet that was before they added the controllers to them - that one would HAVE to work on 12v!! I plug it in, no dice, it also does not spin. WHAT THE ####. I then pull out the big guns - a Gyre 150. This has to work. Once again, nope, the old model Gyre controllers need 24v input, the controller works on 12v but it cannot power the pump. ####BERRIES Defeated, I left to head to my parents' house to get a shower and sleep. I only later remembered that I had an APC Smart-UPS 750 that I keep my computer plugged into that I had unplugged and power down before the storm. #### #### #### WHY I went out this morning, but it was too late. All fish except for the five chromis are dead. #### you Irma, you dirty skank.
  15. 🔥🔥🔥 Lawnman's Lounge 🔥🔥🔥

    Yeah, the only damage was a single piece of facia was ripped off. Okeechobee got ####ED up by the storm, trees are blown over, limbs all over people's houses, roofs ripped off, shingles missing. My house is one of the shittiest in the county and is fine - go figure!
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