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Old 06-07-2012, 12:26 AM
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i test the salinity every other day, and water change once a week

So far i have all these bloody bubbles sat on the surface of the water now!...
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:28 AM
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Are you using RO water? Or treated tap water? Also remember to make sure you top-up the water lost through evaporation each day (on your tank it will be VERY little), but use ONLY plain water, NOT salted water.
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:30 AM
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i use RO water, and yes im totally on top of the evaporation.

Why is there bubbles on the surface of the water today? its been clear until i put the coral in.
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:45 AM
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The bubbles are basically a result of adding 'something' to your tank, making your skimmer go a bit mental until it beds in. It's nothing to worry about, unless it's something to worry about (if you know what I mean?)
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:47 AM
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ok. next question: Why has my finger coral suddenly drooped!!! i looks like its about to fall over!


Also - i just had to seperate my snails.. they where fighting! naughty snails!
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:54 AM
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Leathers need a bit of flow around them to help them shed their mucus, but they can also just 'sulk' sometimes...

Are you sure your snails were fighting? Not...you know...lol
Part of marine keeping is watching some creatures kick the living bells out of each other unfortunately. All you can do is either take the offenders out, or just wait it out.
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:56 AM
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haha no they werent you know what. One snail crawled up the other.. and then the one on the bottom started flailing around.

Think 'fingers' might be ok in a few days?
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Old 06-07-2012, 01:00 AM
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Just keep your eyes on fingers mate. If it stays the same then there's not too much to worry about, if it improves then that's obviously good, but if it goes downhill then be prepared to take it out sharpish before it poisons your water.
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Old 06-07-2012, 01:04 AM
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ok.. how do i know its gone futher down hill?

Its drooped and sort of shrunk atm, will something else change? maybe its colour or summit? its a pale pink atm
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Old 06-07-2012, 01:08 AM
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It should be really obvious if it goes downhill mate...it'll basically look grey and dead.
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