Ideas please

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  1. SPOT A

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    Hi guys

    Here are my current problems

    1. I need to purchase 2 new T5's. Which should i go for. I have 4 in total, plus I have 2 x 150W halides. The 2 T5's that are still working is a actinic reeftek and a white.

    2. I have a Dragon Wrasse that I need to get out of my reef. He is really causing HAVOC!!!!!! Do I need to rescape or set a trap?

    3. I am wanting to make background black. At the moment it is seethrough, but against a wall. Cant get behind, but there is a gap of around 20cm. What do i do to get it black?

    What you think?

    I will take pics of my tank later and post them here.

    Thanks
     
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    I compared Reeftek against AquaMedic tubes last weekend, Rather pay more and go for Aquamedic.

    For the background, insert a piece of ABS sheeting. 0.9mm thickness.
     
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    Thanks dude. And for the Dragon, I think il have to do a rescape. HECTIC!
     
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    To balance the MHs you want to go with T5s Blue or 15 000K whites.

    I'd try a baited catchbox before ripping my whole tank apart.
    More than likely in doing the latter, you will damage/destroy something you dont want to.
    Incidently, what is the wrasse doing?
     
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    Spot A, try finding out where he sleeps at night as they wont wake up when you lift the rock out, wrasses usually make a cocoon like thing somwhere which they sleep in
     
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    Il try that. The Dragon is so destruvtive its not even funny. He picks up anything small enough and drops it ontop of stuff. Pulls off small rocks to get behind to find any good stuff to eat etc. Every day i find something else he has dislodged or there is some coral lying at the bottom of the tank.

    I thought he was a cool dude when i got him a year ago, but now he is just irritating. Not to mention that i cant put any shrimps in my tank. I tried that 2 months ago, got a nice little cleaner shrimp, he lasted about 30secconds!!!!!! All i could do was stand and watch.

    I got new actininc yesterday and the colouring is awsome in the tank. It makes the old actinic look dull and terrible. Think im gonna change it out too.
     
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