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how much light do octo's need?

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I'm setting up a 37gal for a new addition.
Do i have too much on this set-up.
1 18" actinic and 1 under cabinet 20watt halogen light.
 
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it's going great,
just 7 stiches and tenatus shot (from working on the sump) :bugout:
So, I finished the sump, and it's been runing since.
the under cabinet light burned out after 3 weeks, so I went with
flourecent bulbs.

the tank has cycled with 1 molly and 4 YT damsels.
now I'm just waiting on the LFS to get an octo in.
It was ordered last week, but never showed up.
perhaps next week.
 

Colin

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good to hear you are okay!

i got stiches and a tetanus from a glass cut last year too!

Did you see the fishsupply.com link on the site? they ship bimacs...

C
 
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I work at the LFS part time, I'm trying to get them to buy it for me.
If not, I'll try the tank raised bimac's at fishsupply.com.
 
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Hey Colin, and anyone else that's been keeping up with the updates.

The BI-mac was ordered last monday, but the boss-man (owner) said to cancel and order 30-40 captive breed clowns from ORA.
finding nemo is coming out (need I say more?)

so i'll need to wait until next week and hope it'll be on the wish list.

I think I've got the octo paid for by now, I just took in 2 toadstool corals
as a gift.

(Anybody need 1, I've got another that'll be ready for trade in 2-3 weeks)
 
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Oh my...hehe...that's amusing. Here's this movie about a clownfish dad trying to rescue his son, captured for the aquarium trade, and people will now rush out to buy clownfish! :lol: hehe. I know, they're captive bred, and of course clownfish aren't sentient and sentimental like what's in the movie...just thought it a bit ironic...

rusty
 
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I must admit defeat.
While I was cleaning some tanks at the LFS last night, a small scorpion fish caught my eye and...



now he resides in what was to be my octo tank.



anyone think they will go together?
 

cthulhu77

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I understand the frustration...I have had tanks set up before, for months...and you just keep waiting, and waiting and waiting....oh well...cephs are worth the wait! Guess it's time for another tank! :smile:
Greg
 

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