Ok, work has been BUSY! My apologies for not updating. One of the zoa's I ordered was missing, however I recieved a birdsnest frag marked "Free". I sent an email to Ricordeausa to inquire, he stated the zoa I ordered was out of stock, so he sent me the frag.
Everything looks great, have to make time to get pictures. Packaging was great, and livestock looks better in person than online, so he's not photoshopping pics. Shipping is flat rate fee, so if you want to save
Well so far so good. Ricordeausa.com shipped Tuesday as promised, recieved a tracking number (available updates via website account). Shipment came in about 15 mins ago. Box was damp on the bottom, however everything was packed really well, with heaters included. Will upload pictures of packing in a bit.
I ordered 11 zoa/paly's and one Acro. I have what appears to be 10 zoa's and the Tricolor, plus a zoa marked Free and a Birdsnest Frag marked Free.
As the polyps are
So I found my old Aqualog data, which proved helpful. Showed my Alk troubles last year when I was struggling to find a balance. Goal is to maintain at 8dKH. I was testing and dosing daily but struggled to maintain, seemed to hover at 7.6dKH. Info did help, not starting from scratch so to speak, have some data to work with.
Nothing much to update on the tank. Most all param's are stable save for dealing with low Alk. Did my 10% today, and everything is looking good. Replaced the final two bulbs in my T5 fixture, and broke down and picked up a Monti and a Pink Birdsnest.
Will get some pic's up as soon as I figure out more features on my camera. Macro setting is there, but just not working correctly, and still can't get the white balance correct.
As far as the Alk, just going thru the
Ok, so here's the latest update. I put my order in Thursday night, assuming according to the site that it would be shipped 10:30am the next day. Aside from the automatic email from initial order, Friday all day goes by nada. I shoot an inquiry email to the store provided email, and receive an email almost immediately. Assuming the owner, asks if it's ok to ship out Tuesday. I say sure. No further emails so waiting till Tuesday.
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