- If you have any questions post it and either I will awnser it or a fellow member will. It is also just a good place to just talk about aquariums, salt and fresh both.
- --- In saltwaterandreefaquariums@y..., shonholmes wrote:
> ive had fresh water fish for years with muchIf all your fish died, was the puffer stressed at all? Puffers
> success. I just started into saltwater on 9-11-01.<br>I
> have a 29 gallon tank with a standard penguin charcoal
> type filter.<br>The folks at the pet club gave me
> initial startup info with regards to the bio sand,
> instant ocean and other information. I introduced live
> rock and fish, i had a yelllow tang , a puffer, 3
> damsels and a clown. All went well till 2 weeks ago when
> in a 6 day period all fish died. I had the water
> checked by the pet club people and they said water was
> fine...they were at a loss and still are. Im thinking when i
> topped off the water i didnt do ot right.<br>Any way im
> new to salt water and need a basic cliff notes
> education. What a protein skimmer? whats a dry type filter?
> whats a reef tank. If someone can answer some basic
> questions ill feel much better.<br>Thank you<br><br>Shawn
release a highly toxic solution when stressed or threatened. If the
toxins are released it can kill all of it's tank mates and there will
be no trace of the toxins in the water by testing it. I lost two
tanks that way by having porcupine puffers in them. Hope this helps.
Protien skimmers remove the waste products from corals out of your