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Old 02-22-2016, 01:47 AM
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That was then, this is now!!

My Tank when it was doing well. That was then . . .
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Old 02-22-2016, 01:51 AM
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This is now . . . . . barren wasteland

This was the night I spent cutting dead corals out of the display - almost a 5g bucket's worth of neglect.

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Old 02-22-2016, 01:55 AM
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Road to Recovery . . .

After spending almost 2 months getting the tank back on track and clipping all the dead corals out, I am starting to see purple and red coraline. The tank is stable now and I added my first animal in years. . . .
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Sorry to hear this. Nice to know your on the road back to recovery. But what was the cause of this? Was this just neglect. To busy not maintaining the tank? Or just system crash. Reason I'm asking I just had a mini crash. Was able to rebound quickly but lost growth thinking it was my a Nitrates. Just wanted to know so we understand how this happen.
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good morning was that neglect or did something happen? and pat what do you think happened to your tank? im surprised to hear that, you take such good care of your tank .
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Sorry to hear this. Nice to know your on the road back to recovery. But what was the cause of this? Was this just neglect. To busy not maintaining the tank? Or just system crash. Reason I'm asking I just had a mini crash. Was able to rebound quickly but lost growth thinking it was my a Nitrates. Just wanted to know so we understand how this happen.

aggravation with the hobby and it's lingering issues - long story.

Sheer neglect and not paying attention to the details. Salinity went down to .01825 and fish actually died.

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aggravation with the hobby and it's lingering issues - long story.

Sheer neglect and not paying attention to the details. Salinity went down to .01825 and fish actually died.

House
You are a crappy reefer

JK buddy, glad to see you take an interest again. It's amazing what a little time does to bounce our reefs back to their former glory. If you get into the sticks I have some stuff for you.
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Old 02-22-2016, 11:22 AM
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There was no greater tank at the time this was booming. Im sure you will get back to its former glory. I remember the arm size colonies in this tank
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Jim, I saw your tank several times in its glory days and purchased many corals from you. Probably too many corals. Not only are you an outstanding reefer, you are one of the best guys I have ever met while reefing. Glad you are back on the right track.
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