6lilfishes

Bad Week In Reefing

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As some of y'all know I had some major tank problems on my wifes 65gal. First off tank has been running without a skimmer since mid November. Thought my skimmer broke. Come to find out it just needed a cleaning. With no time to clean it and Black Friday sales. I decided to order a new skimmer then the skimmer was lost by UPS after almost two weeks BRS shipped a new skimmer to me. Then I decided to go ahead and buy a different sump. Well in the process of changing sumps I didnt plug up the Apex temp probe. You guessed it my heater heated the tank to 90 plus degrees. So this is just a reminder check heaters and temp readings. Then it seems like the domino effect. the damage as of today. Challices gone , sps gone, branching alvapora gone, 3 scolys gone, elegance looks bad, gold torch looks bad, frogspawn looks bad. Only fish I lost was the flame wrasse. Atleast it wasn't my 120. 300 is stand still because of work, bulkhead leaking , no heaters and no lights yet. Tried to order bulkhead local no luck. Lfs order one it was wrongafter waiting 2 weeks for it to come in. So looks like I am about to over night a bulkhead.

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I am keeping my head up. On a plus note all the bryopsis is gone in the tank. The tech m made some of the stuff look pretty bad. Got the lights for the 300 back from Ecotech hopefully I can get them and the Apex hooked up this weekend and get it finished up.

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Dang, that definitely sucks.  Sounds like you've got the right attitude though :thumbup:  Keep on keeping on and things will get back to normal, then you have an excuse to buy more cool stuff :D

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. Tried to order bulkhead local no luck. Lfs order one it was wrongafter waiting 2 weeks for it to come in. So looks like I am about to over night a bulkhead.

I have more than a few bulkheads (and gaskets) laying around, what do you need specifically? If I have it it, it's yours.

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I have more than a few bulkheads (and gaskets) laying around, what do you need specifically? If I have it it, it's yours.

Thanks but salt 4 brains sent me one today.

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Sorry to hear about your troubles man. That's the one thing about this dang hobby. It isn't if something will happen its when and how bad.

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Sorry to hear your pain scott. When you are in my area, come by and I will give you some sticks to get your stock level back up.

Nice to see some people still like this around. Most people buy a coral just to cut it up and make 10x their money back.

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Sorry to hear your pain scott. When you are in my area, come by and I will give you some sticks to get your stock level back up.

yea it definitely sucks. Thanks man will keep you in mind, but it will be a while before I add anymore sticks. Or anything for that matter.

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yea it definitely sucks. Thanks man will keep you in mind, but it will be a while before I add anymore sticks. Or anything for that matter.

It's all good bro, just let me know when u r ready.

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