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      01-12-2007, 10:12 AM   #1
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Fishy v. DSLR

Here are some updated photos of my two tanks. They're both 29g. I am so happy everything survived for the two weeks I was gone and my friend was just feeding the fish.

Tank 1:
Started December 2004
2 Ocellaris Clown fish
1 Purple Firefish
1 Yellow Clown Goby
1 Line-spot Flasher Wrasse

Tank 2:
Started September 2006
1 Gold-Stripe Maroon Clown
1 6-Line Wrasse
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      01-12-2007, 10:13 AM   #2
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Wow, nice - i always liked salwater tanks - nice pics as well.

Do the tanks requrie a lot of upkeep?
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Wow, nice - i always liked salwater tanks - nice pics as well.

Do the tanks requrie a lot of upkeep?
At first, somewhat but really as long as you do water changes every other week with water from the fish store then you'll be fine. Also bring in water sample periodically to have them test the levels.

Besides the water changes, I only feed the fish and sometimes if the water starts getting low before a water change I add so r/o water.
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Cool - the water level varies bcs of evaporation ?
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Wow. Fish tanks are so amazing.
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Cool - the water level varies bcs of evaporation ?
Yeah and that is why you have to add only r/o water to top it off, because the salt doesn't evaporate so the salinity will be too high otherwise.
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So, that's why my fish keep dying, I kept using toilet water. I like the first photo.
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nice tanks and
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Nice corals. What kind of lighting are you using? Power compacts?
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those are crazy pics nikki - did u post them on facebook as well?
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Great photos! Looks like your getting the hang of your new camera. Nice!
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You found Nemo!

Great pics! That's quite a setup you have. I tried keeping freshwater fish for a couple of years and found myself overrun with guppies. Ended up giving the whole setup to a friend when I moved out to Cali.

I've always been intimidated by the saltwater tanks after hearing stories of people that spent $$$ on fish, only to have them die within days/weeks of bringing them home.
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Nice corals. What kind of lighting are you using? Power compacts?
thank you, yes they are power compacts.


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those are crazy pics nikki - did u post them on facebook as well?
thanks, yeah i made an album.
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NEMO! ur a picture taking goddess, just thought id let u know
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wow. all the colors just made me trip for a while too.
great shots.

the clown fish looked happy you were back.
see, i'm still trippin'...

Could you use a porpoise?
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Could you use a porpoise?
I think she already has one...marketing.
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are all the plants real? it be cool if they were
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are all the plants real? it be cool if they were
Yes all of the corals and plants are real, well everything in the tank is real besides the equipment of course lol.
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So cool. I've always wanted to get a saltwater aquarium. Shots of Nemo are amazing. Great job.
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