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Fired up the Stenner automated water change two days ago. So far done 75+ gallon water change. Using Aoex oscillate 00:00/60:00/60:00 one hour off/ one hour on. Was originally doin 30 off / 30 on.
 
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Since I had such a raging success adding the Gem tang. I decided on this for the YT, Purple, sailfin and gem. It’s 24x9x5.5. Still need to add a center divider and build a second.

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In case I missed it, did you install any sort of shielding for the bare T5 bulbs? It's not my tangs that splash, it's a multi color lubbocks that loves to splash water out of the tank and a male lyretail that comes half out of the water to feed.
 
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No shielding. But Yes that is a worry. So far the lineatus hasn’t splashed at the surface. He’s actually pretty calm.


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There’s a back story here....

I figured no point in dosing two separate tanks and I have not seen any evidence of spots on the PT. Starting to think it was stressed and just the light playing tricks on my eyes and extreme paranoia 😱

So I Added YT, PT, Gem and Naso to tank this evening. Sailfin and Clown tang are in a basket.

They are smaller and I want to see how the Achilles and Kole behave at sun up tomorrow. I’m afraid it’s gonna be like the OK corral.
 
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So Achilles was being a total jerk.. mostly to Gem but also to Purple and Naso (well really everyone now that I think about it..)..

A BIG thanks to Travis @Tstew32 for helping me catch him. Definitely a 2 person job.
 
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And now the little clown tang is being a jerk to the lineatus and chromis.


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Those are jerks indeed I'll never own another one. He broke hell loose in my FOWLR.
 
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I was hoping being the smallest tang he would integrate.
 
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