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Good morning, can I connect a UV sterilizer to my manifold and then tap back into my return line. Sump is in the basement so this is easier than running a line from the uv to the display.
Hi, I have a dogface pufferfish who suddenly stopped eating and hiding in the corner of the tank. We noticed that he started bloating, his belly turned black, and he keeps turning on his side like he’s in pain. We think he has an infection, but we have no idea what it is or how to help him; this has never happened before in the seven years we’ve had him. If someone knows what’s wrong, please help!

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Humblefish
Humblefish
@Mandy Is it possible he swallowed a shell or some of that gravel? Puffers will sometimes swallow things they probably shouldn't, and it causes distress until they pass it.
DexterB
DexterB
How is your puffer doing?
currently planning a flight at the end of the month to a place, far, far away. Looking at prospects and reconnecting with old friends.
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Alcatraz
Alcatraz
I was wondering where you had went lol
TruckerTami
TruckerTami
Yeah, been just trying to figure my way out of the mess I am in.
Hello! Thank you for all of your contributions to the hobby! I have learned much from reading your posts. I have a question...where do you send your water samples for edna testing for marine velvet? Thank you sir!
Starting to think I should have got a different skimmer. Bubble Magus Curve 5 elite seems like garbage. Totally unusable for me.
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TruckerTami
TruckerTami
I had only rinsed it and it took a bit to get “broke in”. I kept going back and forth between 7”-9” and to me it seems this one works best in 8.5-9.5 inches of water. It’s finally working now.
TruckerTami
TruckerTami
7 inches was way too shallow it seemed as I was not getting anything in the cup, just the neck. There are no directions in the box, so if you have never put together a skimmer before try to find a YouTube video or reach out here
bluerider098
bluerider098
It's weird how it operates differently in everyone's tank. Mine would not work in that deep of water, it would just constantly overflow. 7.5 inches worked best for me.

I wonder of the nutrient level in your tank affects the optimal depth.

Glad it's working for you now.
Hello again, Humble!! i'm a big fan! i was wondering- i am getting a Purple Tang, a Naso Tang, and a Flamehawk fish at the same time next week and will be doing the TTM with all 3 of course. After the TTM, if I want to keep them in a QT tank for a month, can the Hawkfish be in copper as well like I will do for the Tangs? I don't know much about Hawkfish but have kept them before...
How you been, feels like forever since I seen your face show up on the reads. Hope you are well!
Hello

I am treating my main display with H2O2 to manage ick. I understand from Jessican that I can get a coupon so I can do testing before and after. Can you please let me know if that is possible and if I can simply collect the water now and then use that to send to you. I started H202 treatment last night.

Thanks
I am looking for some suggestions for my 50 gallon. I have RFA'S in a corner of the sand bed, some random mushrooms on little rocks, and zoo's on rocks, but the only thing on my rock work is fireworks cloves, and I was looking for some feedback/ideas on what I should do on the actual structures.
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TruckerTami
TruckerTami
I am no where near being able to keep any type of sticks, so there's that. Ideas and suggestions greatly appreciated. Trying to get my vision for this strange scape I did to manifest, lol. Maybe I should just start sticking zoos and ricks all over it but I don't want to hurt them with light.
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