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Jan 2004

I love this hobby!

By: melev | Tags:

Last night, I picked up a tank raised True Percula from Gary. It was chased out of his display by some mean clowns, and was living in his sump. Very small in size, I think this is part of Andy's first brood of clownfish.

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Dec 2003

New zoas; hunting pests still

By: melev | Tags: whelks

I added a few new zoos from a local reefer's tank last night. Most of the zoanthids haven't opened up yet, for various reasons. Mostly because my hermit crabs are checking out the new guys and that causes the polyps to remain closed.

27

Dec 2003

Yay, good news for a change.

By: melev | Tags:

The Acropora sp. I dipped last night is extending polyps tonight, which I consider to be a good sign.

The Coral Banded Shrimp molted yesterday and now has two arms with pinchers again. I'm sure he's happy about that. Water tests were completed yesterday on all tanks.

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Dec 2003

Love it when everything is going well

By: melev | Tags:

I've really been impressed with the striking orange of my pair of tank raised True Percula Clownfish. They are 8 months old yesterday (Born 4-23-03), and just a joy to watch as they swim like Orcas in the 55g.

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Dec 2003

The zoanthids are posing for me

By: melev | Tags:

On Saturday, I picked up some Cheatomorpha from a local reefer and added half to each refugium. I may pulled out all the caulerpa in there and let this be my way of removing nutrients instead.

21

Dec 2003

Actinic pictures (blue warning)

By: melev | Tags:

Taking pictures under actninic lighting only is rather difficult and results can be very disappointing. Using a digital camera, take as many as you like until you achieve success.