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Post by addicted2cichlid on Wed Jun 23, 2010 10:34 pm

fresh off the airplane! it finally came! im acclimating it into the reef now. Its a rare deepwater species, some need to be decompressed as they are brought to the surface.

im so excited to have him home! ill get pics up in a few hours...

this is exactly what my lil guy looks like:
http://magnumreef.com/zbxe/files/attach/images/781/682/helfrich_144.jpg
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Post by bulldogg7 on Wed Jun 23, 2010 10:38 pm

WOW! That things frikkin awesome!
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Post by theswede on Wed Jun 23, 2010 11:14 pm

I second that. What a stunning fish. Can´t wait to see some pics.
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Post by addicted2cichlid on Wed Jun 23, 2010 11:45 pm

hes at 1.025... my reef is at 1.027... salinities getting closer! almost release time
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Post by addicted2cichlid on Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:04 am

sneak peak:



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Post by addicted2cichlid on Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:06 am

btw hes 2" tip to tip max... hmm and he matches the zoas in my avatar -------->
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Post by addicted2cichlid on Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:11 am

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Re: Helfrichi Firefish!!!

Post by iceblue on Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:46 am

All I can say is WOW!
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Post by Rift_Lakes_Rule on Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:10 pm

That's an awesome fish!!! Just don't drop acid & look at it Shocked

oops, I didn't say that did I... lol!

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Post by bulldogg7 on Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:21 pm

laughing
AMALGAMATE HIM!
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Post by iceblue on Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:56 pm

hypnotic It's just a sugar cube. Don't be afraid to amalgamate. We are your friends.
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Post by football mom on Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:43 pm

Awesome fish! (and you guys behave yourselves...)

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Post by addicted2cichlid on Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:11 pm

yea so i would love to show u guys a picture of him in the reef but ive only seen him a total or 8 seconds, he can hide anywhere, and he does!
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Post by buntbarsch on Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:33 am

Just beautiful......

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Post by nitroloser on Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:48 am

beautiful fish,,,lmao Rift lakes Rule
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Post by Rift_Lakes_Rule on Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:51 pm

Chris, you're gonna have to set up 24/7 surveillance cameras on the tank so we can see more of this guy!!! Git Er Dun redneck

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Post by iceblue on Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:13 pm

I know nothing about captive salt water fish. Will he eventually get comfortable and come out of hiding or will covert observation be the only way we get to see this guy? cyclops
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Post by addicted2cichlid on Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:24 pm

iceblue wrote:I know nothing about captive salt water fish. Will he eventually get comfortable and come out of hiding or will covert observation be the only way we get to see this guy? cyclops

im hoping he will be out and about after a few days, however the longnose hawkfish (arthur) is bullying the poor lil guy around
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Post by addicted2cichlid on Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:33 pm

Rift_Lakes_Rule wrote:Chris, you're gonna have to set up 24/7 surveillance cameras on the tank so we can see more of this guy!!! Git Er Dun redneck

i could point my laptop with built in web cam at the tank and set it up on one of those sites that will stream the vid... may have to look into this.
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Post by Rift_Lakes_Rule on Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:59 pm

Now we're talkin!!! That'll be awesome!!! I'll definitely check it out Wink

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Post by addicted2cichlid on Fri Jun 25, 2010 8:08 pm

its a dell inspiron 1525! (:
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Post by Drake-tripod on Sat Jun 26, 2010 7:43 pm

So is he in the tank yet?
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Post by addicted2cichlid on Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:17 pm

yea, just cant find him, or cant find him long enough for a picture im hopin he warms up over the next few days
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Post by football mom on Sun Jun 27, 2010 10:02 am

I hope he reappears for you.

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Post by Drake-tripod on Sun Jun 27, 2010 11:18 am

dam they are so smart does he chill in the pistols shrimps caves you think?
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