Droy008

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About Droy008

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  1. So I noticed a small what looked like a scratch on my TSB's mouth yesterday. Well, I came to work today and it looks much worse. I'v done the old Google search and have come up with very little on the subject. Just wondering if any others have run across this issue?
  2. Is this the part where we all wander in from the woods and check in?
  3. I think the trouble you will find is 2 fold. 1: The small space with fill up rapidly with Chaeto, causing a couple problems, but detritus buildup being the biggest. Also it's hard to fit enough in there to really reduce nutrients. Instead I would strongly suggest looking at display macros. A couple members here have had astounding successes with them. 2: light, it's really hard to get enough light back there to do you any good. A lot of people run Chaeto in fuges where they can setup a dedicated light and invest in the real estate required. Please don't take my word as that of a pro, instead, these are the observations of myself and a couple of other members.
  4. I found it very difficult to get random flow in the IM10's. Instead try to have the mp10's flow collide with the return's flow. Also, consider keeping the higher flow rate, my tank didn't really start to flourish until I bumped mine up pretty high. The backing is just stuck on like a big sticker. Take a razor and cut out a square as needed. Also, everyone that's tried the rear fuge has abandoned it due to it being such a small space. You really need a sump to run a fuge.
  5. I took a quick little video of the tank before leaving the office last night.
  6. Well it's been a while since i've updated things, but not a whole lots changed. I have started to get some STN on my pocalapora coral, it seems to start at the base and work its way upwards, yet the tips of the coral seem perfctly fine/happy. Aside from that, everything continues to grow and be happy! This silly shrimp literally follows me everywhere in the tank. Probably because he know I will feed him.
  7. That lid looks great! I found that dkh of 10 was a tad too high for my sps. I try to keep it around 8-8.5, when it gets higher, I notice a slight bleaching with my SPS. The only downside to a lower dkh so far as I've found, is that my SPS seem to grow slightly slower. But it gives me more room for error. Hope that helps.
  8. In regards to your setosa That's not from nitrates or phos, that looks more like alk burn. make sure that you alk hasn't changed rapidly, because my setosa did just that when i had an issue with my ATO.
  9. Honestly, a clown will outgrow the tank eventually, but the YWG will be fine. I wouldn't worry about adding those 2 together, just understand the clown may want a bigger home later on.
  10. looking good!
  11. This looks fantastic! I really like how the islands pull your eyes up, plus they look like fun to swim between for the fish. Great job!
  12. So I just tested water this morning. I am having a really hard time keeping my Po4 up. My Hanna checker now has read 0.00 for 1 week straight, and I have noticed my corals have not seemed super happy. Has anyone dosed Po4? If so what do you use?
  13. So everything has been running super smoothly lately, and I have been super busy with my new office. But as I was feeding my fish today I noticed that this little acro that hasn't been doing much of anything lately, has started to turn green on its tips! Super excited to see these corals coloring up in such unusual ways. Also this is as close to true color as I could get it, that spongeodes is that bright!
  14. holy DIY sumped grail.
  15. As mentioned above TSB's are opportunistic feeders, they eat whenever the opportunity presents itself. I would stick with feeding every other day or 2-3 days. After feeding a couple times you'll start to be able to judge how much Nori will be consumed in a 30-45 min time frame. After that just feed enough, and you'll have very little waste. I have found more problems from feeding meaty items such as mysis. My TSB will consume mysis with a ferocity matched only by a shark. Trouble is he can get "bloated" from eating too much meat, so I have to constantly supply veggies to keep his fiber diet up.