Please check my Breeding array plan

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  1. FDB

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    Hi all.
    Please double check my breeding array plan. Anything you would modify?
    The obvious applies (Darkness for the fries, light for the plants, flow pumps on when there are no fries, etc.) but from a flow and design perspective, what am i missing?
    Cheerz
    Me.
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    looks good, where u going to source rotifers and plankton?
     
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    What do you want to breed
     
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    I'll ask Lanzo to get me some Live rotifiers and some dry plankton to start with.
    I'm starting clownfish at first but want to expand later.
     
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    My goal is to eventually breed Yellow Tangs too...
    It MUST be possible.
     
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    good luck getting roti's like hens teeth, and cant use "dead" food
    the fry only chase live foods
     
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    Yea i know. That is why i have the plankton and roti tanks..
    Need to grow them myself. (If i'm overstocked, you guys can come get some from me.)
    :)
     
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    yellow tangs are so difficult to breed cause they go through a plankton phase after hatching, lasting weeks! sterkte
     
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    are the cultures giong to be connected to the main system?? if so its not gona work. the cultures will crash, you need sterile water!
     
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    "are the cultures giong to be connected to the main system?? if so its not gona work. the cultures will crash, you need sterile water!"

    Which cultures?
    The Roti's or the plankton?
     
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    both?
     
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    I'm not going to connect the plankton tank to the array, but i am going to try and run the roti's tank as part of it.
    The water quality in my array should be very good, but if i see this does not work, i'll simply disconnect the roti's, or build in a bypass system for them (Running them as part of the system every once in a while, and suplimenting with water changes.)

    Dunno yet.
     
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    you r going to struggle with the roti connected to the system/
     
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    have you bred marines before??
     
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    Nope.
    Not marines.
    I realise it is complex compared to freshwater, but not overly complex...?
    Still trying to wrap my head around a few options.
    Hopefully you guys and my research would help me make this happen. (I'm looking for more in depth info on the roti's because of your latest post..)
    So keep the advice coming please.
     
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    aaah!
    Sorry. (I see what you mean)
    I cannot connect the roti tank to the system....
    Sorry about that.
     
  18. Atilla

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    dude you can ask anything here, i have lekka experience with these setups and breeding
     
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    i agree with atilla, keep it separate, what you can do is use old drip kits, from ER's, to drop in food continuoiusly
     
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    you cant really drip in food constantly if your not an extreme expert, cause you need to get the right food density for the little guys. if you have to little density, they starve, if you to much they die from pollution aka nitrates
     
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    i know, i use the same for my DT i am dripping in live food all day
     
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