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    Moving house

    Hey all, looks like I’ll be moving in around 2 to 3 months. Jhb to kzn. Questions: 1. Is moving livestock possible? It’s a 6 hr drive at best. Worried stress would kill most inhabitants. 2. If so is there any companies or people that can do this? Any advice welcome - system is around 2 1/2...
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    Comp: Full Tank Shot of the Month Competition - Sponsored by Marine Aquatics

    How do you keep those acro's alive with that big pincushion?
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    My New Reefer 425xl

    Awesome setup btw! Grats!
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    My New Reefer 425xl

    I run a curve 7 on my 450l system and it works great. Empty the cup twice a week and all is good.
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    Red Star Fish

    A pic would help
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    Red Star Fish

    I'm assuming it's a fromia star from your description, are the legs retracted or rotting away? Can you still see the black tips? It sounds unlikely that a fish is nibbling it from what you have mentioned - though damsels can sometimes be devils. It is more likely something is up with your...
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    Nori - Durban

    Pick n Pay
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    Chiller repair

    Lesson learned. Also my nennie split again, wonder if the electric current had anything to do with it.. or maybe the temp drop..
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    Chiller repair

    Turns out it was a broken heater that was causing the issues. Caused chiller to malfunction and fried the board on my jeboa return pump. Replaced heaters with a none glass model (and a new return pump) problem solved.
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    Chiller repair

    Hi all, got home tonight to find my chiller tripping the power. It's a Boyu L series. Obviously an electrical fault but wouldn't mind having it serviced. I'm in JHB area - anyone know where I can get it repaired / serviced?
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    Frustration with test kits

    I have been let down before by Red Sea with a phosphate test that was giving false readings. Think I'll dump the red sea nitrate and stick with Salifert. I would have thought there was enough demand out there to get better hobbyist nitrate test kits than what is available. anyway - thanks for...
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    Frustration with test kits

    I am so frustrated trying to get an accurate nitrate reading. I started off using Red Sea marine care test kit. Then I search of greater accuracy got the Red Sea nitrate pro test kit. Getting consistent readings over 10ppm. Then after the rest of the marine care kit was finished or expired I...
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    Splitting or about to die?

    Sadly I lost this guy tonight. Thanks all for the advice. Lesson learned.
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    Splitting or about to die?

    Ye - sadly he started moving around today as well. All bad signs. Hard lesson learnt. Thanks guys
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    Splitting or about to die?

    2 taken out, 3 other areas were sprayed in the tank
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    Splitting or about to die?

    450l system
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    Splitting or about to die?

    3% solution in a spray bottle sprayed onto algae areas
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    Splitting or about to die?

    Another pic
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    Splitting or about to die?

    Sprayed on affected LR areas
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    Splitting or about to die?

    Hey all, this nennie is just over a year in my system. Bought him at a little bigger than a R2 coin. At biggest a few weeks ago was around 20cm diameter (see pics below) Recently had a bad phos spike which caused green hair algae. I used h202 on 2 occasions (around 20ml 1st time and 200ml...
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