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    Interesting, should have probably tried to source it locally first before defaulting to Amazon.
     
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    Not even sure if that type of layering is going to work (mud at bottom, live sand in middle and aragonite at top), can't seem to find info of people doing it, but that is way we used to run planted tanks before all these fancy planted tanks substrates were available. Compost at bottom with a thick layer of gravel on top to stop it from floating around and dirtying water grew plants quite well, so hopefully the marine equivalent grows sea grasses well.
     
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    How about having some mangroves?
     
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    That could also work, need to plan what to do, quite excited to set it up, but will need to be patient, will probably only run by beginning December.
     
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    So, the bigger hogfish had to come out as it was bullying the smaller hogfish, causing it to hide constantly. Never a dull moment. If anyone wants to buy a hogfish, let me know (they are not too cheap though, quite a rare fish). It is going into my brother's 60cm cube for safe keeping for the time being.
     
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    A cool pic of the bigger hogfish last night just as it settled down to sleep:

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    I really like this marginatus wrasse:

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    Hogfish made it safely into my brother's cube:

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    Also had to take out 5 nigripes/maldives clowns as 2 paired up in the nenny. If anyone wants some, let me know ASAP, as I'm taking them to the lfs that just started marines around the corner (Paws and Whiskers by Impala) this afternoon.
     

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