Ashburn’s not so frugal 90g

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  1. ashburn2k

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    Ph is 8.2 at 3:30


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    I don’t know that testing with a test kit will give very useful information. My ph can be any number of values even when tested at the same tim of day. I just look at the average from my probe.
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    Also, I was behind on reading your thread. I just saw your post 3 pages ago where you did the light mount. Pretty cool. I think I would have gone at least 3/8” thick. That’s what frameless showers are made of.
     
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    Sighs... I need to get apex? :/


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    @Flagg37 thanks for sharing your pH chart, looks like your pH never stayed above 8.2 mark? but looks like it's raising and keeping steady above 8 now, what did you do during that hike?
     
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    We’ve had our windows closed with the fires. We just started opening things up again. My typical average is around 8.1.
     
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    I give you, my pest jar[​IMG]


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    I forgot to mention an update on my tank I did 2 weeks ago, so I got fed up with my heater's unreliable temperature control, and went ahead got this digital temp controller outlet from amazon

    http://a.co/hp1P0j8

    and hooked it up to 2 heater that's set at max, but will turn off when the controller reaches the max temperature, I can breath easier and without need to reach into my sump and change the heater temperature once in a while, and I can attach a fan on it if the tank gets too hot. best $35 spent.
     
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    You should set it a degree above your controller. Sonitbhas double failure Incase the controller fails you will still have redundant shutdown of the heater.


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    Good idea, thanks


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    I think my coral band shrimp is a professional troller, every-time when it’s molting, I thought it’s dead.


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    I do the same thing with mine.

    My coral banded shrimp would fake us out all the time like that too....until one day it really did die.
     
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    My peppermints just ghosted on me :/


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    Copperband in place! [​IMG]
    Latest tank upgrade is this magnet been added to my stand door, where it used just lean on the stand. I don’t want the door to accidentally fall on my toddler. But damn those magnets are super strong, I had to use both hands to pull it open.
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    Oh that magnet is a good idea, though the strength of it seems like a good workout ;)

    The copperband for aiptasia? Is that what you went to AC for?
     
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    Yep, those aiptasia is getting on my nerves and my shrimps are no where to be seen.


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    And oh forgot to post this gigantic LTA I have ( no the normal LTA )[​IMG]


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    That's huge, probably out does the one that Neptune has ;)
     
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    I saw one shrimp peek out of a rock last night.. that was the first I’ve seen any of my 3 shrimps since I picked them up from Mark. They really know how to hide.


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    Nice LTA.
    Although in a previous pic, I also see what looks like a Long Tentacled Aptasia. ;)
     
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    I know


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