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    Tunze 6105 with 7096 controller

    Just wondering whether anyone can help. I have two old 6105s that I have been controlling with a 7096 controller. It appears as though the controller has died. What is the best option for a new controller for these?
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    Which Corals / etc tolerate Aiptasia's?

    I've used cataphilia to control aptasia. Moved an infested rock next to the cat and let the cat do the rest.
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    Angels in reef - Copps

    Terrific looking reef bullitr. Looks like the advice is fairly consistent with what's out there: feed well, avoid meaty LPS, limit introduction of new corals after the angel is in the tank, get a juvi, be willing to put up with some damage, and cross your fingers. I have pm'd Copps, so will see...
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    Angels in reef - Copps

    Cheers Mike. I'm looking at a blue face and happy to sacrifice some LPS: I have mainly large euphillia and cataphillia colonies, and I only have one acan and one clam so these can be moved on. Just wondering whether he had tips: feeding regularly, multiple angels, ball games to keep them...
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    Angels in reef - Copps

    I'm interested in adding a pomacanthus to my mixed reef and notice in Copps TOTM some discussion a reference to outdated thinking around keeping these fish in reef tanks and a presentation he made at 2009 MACNA "œAngelfish in Reef Aquaria". But the detail is lacking. I wonder whether anyone is...
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    Hydroxychloroquine in QT tank

    I couldn't get hold of QS here either - I even looked into the possibility of using tonic water!! I've used hypo to treat ich before and happy to do this as prophylaxis, but had read CP was easier and also treated brooklynella. I'm wanting to add a clown was looking at a way of doing a...
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    Hydroxychloroquine in QT tank

    Thanks Humblefish.
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    Hydroxychloroquine in QT tank

    I am interested in trying chloroquine phosphate as a prophylactic treatment in my QT tank. Unfortunately I can't find anywhere that stocks chloroquine in Australia (or quinine sulphate for that matter). The best I can get is hydroxychloroquine. Has anyone on here had any experience using this...
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    What prophylactic treatment in quarantine

    Thanks. So much conflicting information on net. Sometimes when you research too much you get tied in knots!!
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    What prophylactic treatment in quarantine

    I've got in ocellaris in QT just coming out of 4 weeks hypo as a preventative for ich. The first time I've done the QT thing. I'll have it in QT another two weeks at normal salinity and was wondering whether I should be doing any other prophylactic treatment before putting it in the DT, such as...
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    Advice on 180g stocking

    Getting back into the hobby after 8 years. In the process of having a 5'x30"x24" starfire tank made and just starting to work out a stocking list. 4'x18"x18' sump Live rock and sand in both display and sump Aquamedic 1000 SL skimmer 2 x tunze 6105 for circulation OR 3500 for return pump LED...
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    Bulkhead size for 30 gallon

    I think that the pump works out to about 900 gph at 0 head - the aquarium will be about 3 ft above the pump.
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    Bulkhead size for 30 gallon

    I have just purchased a 30 gallon glass aquarium - 24 x 18 x 18. It's still at the lfs as I want it drilled. I am considering putting a 30 g sump on this. I have a couple of pumps lying around from past tanks including a Oceanrunner 3500 and was considering using this as the return pump with a...
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