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Old 02/19/2006, 02:59 PM   #1
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Blue Linkia

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My friend has just added a Blue Linkia to his 25 gallon Reef Tank. Anny suggestions on how to take care of this guy. What does he eat, etc. thanks is advance

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Old 02/19/2006, 04:27 PM   #2
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Their diet is unknown but they have the best chances of surviving in very large tanks with lots of live rock. Most of them either die from shipping complications, improper acclimation or starvation with a year or so.


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Old 02/19/2006, 10:04 PM   #3
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Hello Gentlemen!

My friend has just added a Blue Linkia to his 25 gallon Reef Tank. Anny suggestions on how to take care of this guy. What does he eat, etc. thanks is advance

Brian
Get a bigger tank and lot's of rock. Their diet is unknown for the most part. I have read they are algae slime eaters. And you want to have a well established system for them. Also never touch them with your hands your expose them to air. I have one in my 125, he's very well. I am approaching 6.5 months with mine now.


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Old 02/19/2006, 10:10 PM   #4
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I have also heard that they are very sensative to oil on our hands, so touching them can kill them, and it is best to keep your hands out of the tank.

I am not sure how much truth is in that, but it makes sence to me.


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Old 02/19/2006, 11:41 PM   #5
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Old 02/20/2006, 07:03 AM   #6
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Make sure all small rocks are secure, You be be picking them up off your sand bed everyday if you dont secure them.


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Old 02/20/2006, 10:54 PM   #7
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My Blue Linkia is all over my tank. In and out of just about every crevice it can't find and I've been lucky so far, it hasn't moved any rock's or caused any problem.

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