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Vodka and live rocks

4 weeks ago I bought 25 lbs of Pukani dry rock from Bulk Reef Supply and added it to the 40 gal breeder which was plagued with hair algae. I was going to cure it in my hospital tank, however … Continue reading

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Green eggs and bio flim

Currently our 40 gallon breeder has a massive hair and diatom algae outbreak. Of course this could have something to do with me running a filter sock and only changing it every 6 months or so. Or it could have … Continue reading

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Seahorses are breeding

Our seahorses are now breeding with amazing regularity. We have yet to raise them past one week of age. Our next project is to build a kreisel tank for them. These tanks allow the seahorses to live in the water … Continue reading

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Failed the rabbit test.

Unfortunately our rabbit fish died. I figure that he was wild caught and had a rough time being shipped here.

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My lovely wife really wanted a Siganus Doliatus from the fishstore today.

  Today my wife and I went to the fish store to pick up a few buckets of water . We left with this awesome fish called the Barred Rabbitfish ( Siganus Doliatus .) We floated him for 10 minutes and … Continue reading

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Matted Pair of Seahorses (Hippocampus erectus)

Seahorses….. long thought to be the last frontier of the marine aquarist….. Now it seems that we may be the only hope for their survival. Two weeks ago I purchased two seahorses through my LFS here in Lubbock. The staff … Continue reading

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Olive the Kole Tang

I added a new Kole Tang named Olive to my 45 gallon long. She seems rather content and might like it better with the many caves instead of in a larger tank. Time will tell.

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