Tank sitting for a mate - feel a bit rusty!

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so mikeBushie has gone away for the next week and a half and asked me to look after his tank.

I know a lot about reef tanks but being out of the game for the last 5 months or so makes me feel a little rusty to say the least. haha

Anyone want to say any words of wisdom? ;)

I'm checking the RO Auto top up

Dosing calcium twice daily (and will be doing Ca tests to ensure I do this correctly).

Feeding fish 2 x daily

Feeding sun coral every 2 - 3 days

Was only planning one water change but I see he has some green hair algae (although He has a carbon reactor and an algae scrubber as well as a reef octo TS1 running) so I might possibly do 2 water changes??

Will probably change carbon soon too.

Any advice?
 

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Are these the instructions given to you by Mike? if yes then stick to those;)
 
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Pretty much - except i thought i would do extra water changes and change carbon etc ;)

Jacques: His tank is looking nice - I will check params before I do the water change
 
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If you're tank sitting then my advise is do what is neccessary to keep everything running and healthy. I'm sure the tank can survive 2 weeks without water changes/carbon changes etc...

Rather leave the big impact changes for when your mate gets back
 
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Jacquesb: He has a midas blenny, some anthias and a puffer. He told me to feed 2 x daily as those fish need to be fed more often?? I used to feed 1 x daily with my nano.

I will speak to him about this
 

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Jacquesb: He has a midas blenny, some anthias and a puffer. He told me to feed 2 x daily as those fish need to be fed more often?? I used to feed 1 x daily with my nano.

I will speak to him about this
Anthias probably need to be fed small amounts often, just be careful not to throw too much in.
 

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MATT - Why not have a Sale of all his stuff while he is away @ gr8 prices - I am sure he wouldn't mind?!?
 
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Ok guys, I know i'd get more if I parted it out but daddy wants a new pair of shoes. Mikes entire setup R2500. Any takers? :whistling: :lol:
 

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