My Red Sea Max 250

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  1. Mr Smith

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    My Red Sea Max 250

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  3. Dorry

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    Great tank to have, coming on nicely. You mist get yourself a small regal tang,he will enjoy that green algae. Mine was big as my thump nail, scared he will go threw overflow grit. You see him grow every day.
     
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    Awesome! Been waiting for this. All the best and keep the pics coming.
     
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    Thank you for the advice.

    I am very new to this hobby. Only had the setup 2 months.

    I used to run the lights constantly which caused the algae.

    I have cut down the lights and have setup the timer. The algae has been drastically reduced.
     
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    Tank is looking good :)
    Just take it slowly and it will come along nicely.
    Good luck and hope your tank brings you loads of entertainment!
     
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    Mr Smith, we all started from beginners, do believe me we all still learn every day, and still do mistake.
     
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    Tank looks good, get a algae eating blenny he will enjoy or a few turbo snails
     
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    Looking good man.
     
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    Please post some pics of that shrimp/goby combo you have. Great relationship.
     
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    Looks great, but i prefer a clean back screen, it makes big difference in the look :thumbup:
     
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    I don't like a clean back screen. What else are my snails going to eat? Lots of free food for them.
     
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    As requested
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    Agreed

    We are learning everyday and this is a big learning curve for me.
     
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    Thats true, but there are plenty of foods on live rocks and other places for snails,
    By clean background i don't mean cleaning it every week, i usually clean once every 3-4 month to get the black color out , i wasn't doing it at the beginning but when i did it, everything stands out much better:)
     
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    I replaced the two charcoal bags in the back filter this weekend.

    I also bought myself a digital PH tester.

    Saga waterproof PH Pen. Bought it from North lands Pets.

    My PH reading is 8.0

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    how much are ph testers?
     
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