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Breeding Opae’ula in a One-Gallon Tank

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Experimenting with Tap Water for Opae’ula Tanks

Buying cases of bottled water for the brackish water mix in my small tanks has been such a hassle that I’m taking a serious look at tap water. Dennis Nakashima uses tap water, apparently without any problems. My nephew, a … Continue reading

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Question from John in Rochester, NY

Last updated 6/4/17 12:17am QUESTION John in Rochester, NY Submitted 4/28/17 I’ve been following your blog for a while now and have set up an Opae Ula tank using your ideas. My tank is a “tall” 16 gallon (same footprint … Continue reading

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Zoeae in the 10-gallon Tank

I guess the surest sign that the 10-gallon is recovering is berried females and zoeae. I’ve seen both in the last two days. In this video, you can see two zoeae drifting up and down in the tank. I’m assuming … Continue reading

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Aqualifter Pump + Filter: Routine Maintenance

Airline Tubes Check the drip rate at least once a day. Any slow-down may mean a problem with one or more tubes: Look for crimps in the airline. Replace if you find any. Look for signs of algae build-up within … Continue reading

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Aqualifter Pump+Filter Change for Small Tanks

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10-gallon with Aqualifter+Filter – Updated 3/27/17

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