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Postby coral1 » Sat 28 Mar, 2009 5:12 pm

just hang in there Kirsty we all have runs where nothing seems to go right but once you get there its so worth it
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Postby KirTracid » Sat 28 Mar, 2009 5:42 pm

Tis ok, as long as they don't eat my acans they're replacable. I'd fragged alot of things for ppl WAY before any of this po4 or acro eating started. It's actually sorta relieving to get to the bottom of it honestly. I was about to buy a calc reactor (which I'd been hanging off on for ages as I was doing alright manual dosing) just as I'd run out of ideas. I knew why they'd browned out, but I just couldn't figure out why they were losing skin. Had my suspicions about a predator, but until I caught something there was nothing I can do.
Just really sucks though that another reefer gave me this problem, knowingly I believe unfortunately. Rather interesting why they wanted to so desperately offload their only acro frag, half bleached or not.
I haven't been reefing for long, but this damage is just unlike anything I thought I'd have to deal with.
3 footer will eventually become a coral QT. Probably best for the long run, happy to know now though instead of in a few months when these frags actually start encrusting.
Renae, I'd hate to find something like this going on in your large established tanks. At least with a new tank it's not so bad.
I'll just move on and accept at the moment I can't keep acros or fish alive. Matt has named my tank "The tank of death" due to all the recent problems I've had. At least I'm fortunate I can find the route of my problems.

Still haven't found a certain little Mandarin, alive or otherwise, although I've been religiously looking. :(
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Postby SLACkra » Sat 28 Mar, 2009 5:52 pm

That sucks about the nudibranches and your mandarin kirsty :(. Oh btw asked the guy at the greensborough shop about their RO and he said atm they've got a pretty shitty system left over from the old owners but they'll be getting a new one at some point. They also have some six line wrasses atm. maybe one of em would be able to eat up those nudis or whatever the hell they are?
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Postby KirTracid » Sat 28 Mar, 2009 11:53 pm

Ya read my mind Andrew. I have one in QT actually, but if I put him in with the Mandarin's (yes, I still believe she's in the sump somewhere) then I'm worried about the pod supply.
I'm moving the sps into the nano once I figure out my filtration (which I'm really not sure about on the shitty nano.) Or I might find another temp tank that isn't full of copper. Then he's going to be the sole inhabitant. I wonder if he'll even eat em though, there's been mixed results, but I suppose I never saw the tiny critters I now see when I had him in the display. Me and the mandarins all like the little critters so he's better off on his own. I had him and a Pixie hawk and between them both I couldn't even find a copepod, or featherduster. As soon as I moved them both all the microorganisms started breeding like CRAZY (I can only guess it's from the phyto I feed, it's gone crazy since just after I'd started)
I'm just running out of tanks to work with atm. Wouldn't be so bad if I didn't have 3 broken ones. 1 was the kids fault (which I've been using the glass for) one got broken by the ex housemate and the other is my old fuge, which I stupidly dropped out of the removalist van, because I didn't bother catching it.

I swear, I really get all the luck in this hobby. grrrrrr. It'll work out though, eventually.
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Postby KirTracid » Tue 31 Mar, 2009 10:08 am

had to frag more acros as they appeared to be getting eaten. Seems these bugs really have a taste for acros with certain structures, very strange. Hoping this dip I ordered will arrive soon.
Other than that, been setting up a bit of a phyto station, got all my bits and pieces together now & should have some nice live nanno in my hands shortly thanks to Chris. Been wanting to give it a go for awhile, especially after the increase in pods, feather dusters, etc. since I started feeding the dried stuff. I'm sure they'd much prefer the real thing & I think the corals and fish will benefit when I start feeding rotifers in the upcoming weeks.
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Postby Namn8r » Tue 31 Mar, 2009 12:14 pm

Your acro may not survive in time Kir, I would be trying freshwater or iodine dips right now....
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Postby KirTracid » Tue 31 Mar, 2009 4:26 pm

Don't have Iodine, and I'm too scared to try a FW dip. If it wasn't such a fragile species of coral I wouldn't be so worried.
How long ya reckon I should dip em for? I'm also worried that it might just push em over the edge and make em all RTN. At least at the moment, I've caught it in really early stages, I'm sure it can get ALOT worse than what I'm going through considering some of the other threads I've read.
I've just had my fingers crossed that it would come in time. I've read some stuff about using garlic (but according to some ppl garlic cures the plague.) and potassium something or other I can't pronounce so if it doesn't come soon I guess that's what I'll be doing.
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Postby Namn8r » Tue 31 Mar, 2009 4:47 pm

Theres a few different options for dips you can use, a few you should be able to source from LFS.

Kent marine do a dip Tech D as well as seachem reef dip Also Marine Melafix is produced by API and is said to be reef safe.

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Postby KirTracid » Tue 31 Mar, 2009 6:14 pm

Thanks Nam, I'll watch really closely and if I notice enough damage I'll ring around. I'm mainly worried about my larger colonies and fortunately they haven't made it to that side of the tank. With heaps of brown acro for them to munch through first I might just buy myself enough time. I chopped up some el'cheapo $10 brown acro colonies, seems to be satisfying them =) Not the best solution, but it's better than the few colorful ones I have left =)
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Postby KirTracid » Thu 02 Apr, 2009 1:15 pm

STupid lue linkia. Found him twice in 3 days about to make his way down the weir. Think I really need to cover it, espcially since Amanda is in the sump
(John stopped her for real confirming m
Still noticing skin loss around botom of some of my sps frags. I may need to freshwater dip as Nam suggested, but I just don't have the guts. I've got some lovely large colonies and would hate to lose themespecially when they're not even being affected.

Haven't been able to test my calcium all week. So just been guessing. Used John's kit 2 days ago and its 440, not bad considering I haven't had a calcium test for over a week and I'd been randomly guessing.

Going to LFS's tomorrow. Think I need some retail therapy.
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Postby KirTracid » Thu 02 Apr, 2009 3:34 pm

GUPPIES is really in my bad books now and any mod who thinks it's inappropriate I don't care. It's my journal which makes me able to communicate my feelings & facts as to which has made me annoyed.
So I ordered some test kits last week and a few extras so as to make the postage worthwhile. Gotta love how their $30 courier takes a week or so everytime, when Michael from reefing life uses the same service, charges less and the goods arrive within 24-48 hours. Now that's service.
So I update my info on the stupid guppies form, but it won't let me change my delivery address, merely my invoice address. So I do that. I also specify that I could not change my delivery address through their form and that I needed it sent to my new residence, in templestowe.
I then e-mailed him a few dats later to confirm, no response.
Well today, my package that I'm desperate for (contains all the test kits I really need) is sitting on the other side of Melbourne with my psychotic ex housemate whom I really don't wanna see.
Anyone reading care who's local care to go to Taylors lakes and pick up some goodies for me? I'm happy to then drive to you and pick em up, I just don't want to deal with her psychosis & more of Andries lack of customer service.
I'm really, really, really not happy. Been waiting all week for this delivery.
So much for gttibg anymore of my money Andries. I've made two large purchases from Guppies and both times things have broken almost instantly, other things come with no instructions, dodgy light brackets and shite customer service when I ask for help. No more of my money from Andries. And when I continue whinging to more real life friends maybe he'll up his game.
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Postby KirTracid » Sat 04 Apr, 2009 4:40 pm

Just wanted to post that there have been sightings of amanda (the female mandarin) in the sump. First John saw her, but I couldn't, I just guessed she was there after I pulled her boyfriend out of the weir. I can definitely confirm that infact she's there, fine, and getting fatter, which is lovely to see. I suppose she gets first dibs on all the pods as they leave the fuge and she's got a heap of live rock (hence why I can't catch her) I've decided to leave her there until I get the big tank just as she seems happy & food seems plentiful, when that happens I'm determined to put them both in breeder's nets and get them eating something other than pods.
I was starting to fear the worst (although John made me feel better with a sighting) but now that I can confirm she's 100% down there (thanks Ryan for pointing it out, I'm so blind.)
Took some new pics which I'll post later. I'm just excited I can actually spot her as her and Adrian are my favourites (hence why they even got a name, most fish don't.)
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Postby KirTracid » Sat 04 Apr, 2009 5:45 pm

Was bored earlier and thought I'd take some pics of mostly flubber and fish, as so many of my acros have been eaten (although they haven't made it to one side of the tank, which is hanging in fine.) What's making it worse was that I added my clown goby as he was losing weight in QT. None of the fish (other than the blue tang) have showed any sign of whitespot so I thought I'd take the risk introducing him a little early and just hoping that he isn't a carrier. Just seems weird it's only the one poor fish that cops it.

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Recently purchased Acan I couldn't resist.

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Frag from Jason

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Tank bred misbarred clowns

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One of the only photos I have of Amanda (will be changing when I move them to the big tank.)

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My cheeky little acro eater

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Purple blasto, slowly recovering from bleaching.

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New zoas from Jason.

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More zoas from Jason. Have a nice little collection now to add to the big tank when it's done.

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Acan waking up

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Just another photo of the misbarring. I made the bloke catch 2 misbarred out of about 50 fish, when only about 4 were misbarred. hehe. sorry, but they're worth it =)

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More misbarring.

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Adrian

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actinic fluro acro. I wish I knew what species this is, it has a very strange texture for an acro.
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Postby coral1 » Sat 04 Apr, 2009 7:02 pm

very nice Kirsty
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Postby KirTracid » Sun 05 Apr, 2009 10:24 am

I'm thinking about rescuing the female mandarin from the sump. Tis going to be a mission to remove all the live rock, but I really miss seeing her and Adrian dancing around together. Maybe this will become my Sunday plan? I tried to nab her this morning with a net, but she's just too small and tio quick, darted straight back under the rocks. Would be alright if I had a standard glass sump. My only fear is her getting sucked into the return, which I worry about as she's such a bottom dweller.
She's definitely fattening up though with her never ending pod supply =) I'm just worried that my tank can't handle a mini cycle, as this tank has only been established for about 5 weeks (moved established tank to the other side of room.) Even just that put the tank into a mini cycle the SPS just couldn't handle.
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Postby KirTracid » Mon 06 Apr, 2009 5:32 pm

Good news, I rescued my female mandarin from the sump today. She kept swimming up ti the surface almost to tease me. So I did want I really didn't want to do, pul entire sump and fuge out in order to catch her. That part was hard but once that was done I cauht her first go. She's now happily back in the display, a few grams heavier and looking rounded, instead of th pinched stomach/bones showing way she was in the shop/. Early days yet but at least there's no decline.
Don't to remove them to a breeders net when I get the bigger tank. Train them onto fods other than pods and brine shrimp eyes.
Was very excited abut it all =)
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Postby Namn8r » Mon 06 Apr, 2009 5:45 pm

Live freshwater black worms and frozen bloodworms kir ;) Bang!
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Postby KirTracid » Mon 06 Apr, 2009 6:11 pm

Been there, done that, unfortunately no interest whatsoever =(

So far I've tried
Live brine - nadda
frozen brine - only eats eyeballs
mysis- not interest
live blackworms - they died and turned white before they even gave em a second look.
bloodworms - no interest. Do they sell em live?
cyclopeeze - seem to pick at, but not really interested enough that I could say they're.

I want to get some flying fish roe, but cannot find any suppliers.

Any other suggestions? I'm hoping that when the pod supply becomes sparse (which is won't for ages probably with the ammount of phyto I feed em) and then they'll sample some goodies in the big tank, after I put them in breeding nets.
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Postby Namn8r » Mon 06 Apr, 2009 7:51 pm

Ive never had a mandarin that didnt take live blackworms...best thing in that case is put them in a seperate bb tank and keep dumping heaps of food in and siphoning out what they dont eat.

They will eventually start picking at stuff. Good luck!
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Postby KirTracid » Mon 06 Apr, 2009 10:26 pm

I'm just feeding the hell out of the pods at the moment. Both are healthy and gaining weight currently and the big tank is coming very soon. My plan then is to pull them out when I move the other livestock and get them eating. The female was in a poor sickly state when I got her from the LFS, so she's needed this month to fatten up in the display/frag tank eating pods in my opinion. Now she's healthy I think I can start weaning them onto other foods. I've been trying. But I'm going to REALLY try when I get the larger tank soon.
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Postby KirTracid » Fri 10 Apr, 2009 7:52 pm

Gee this little girl is hard to photograph. At least now, 3 weeks later she's clearly fattened up enough to actually take a good photo.


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Postby coral1 » Fri 10 Apr, 2009 7:59 pm

shes very pretty Kirsty
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Postby fewyearsinsalt » Mon 13 Apr, 2009 8:23 pm

Nice looking mandarin Kirsty.

I have found that if a mandarin picks at food it will eventually eat it in large amounts if you keep feeding it. Once you find something it will eat I would mix that food with others. Some people feed bloodworms then after a while start soaking other foods in a bloodworm soup to help entice the mandarins.

Prawn heads work but you have to make sure the pumps are off otherwise they end up under rockwork pretty quickly.

I've purchased flying fish roe from sushi stores. Just ask for a whole frozen tub. Any sushi shop would have it just check there chirashi out (yummy) or inside out rolls normally have it.

i trained my mandarins to eat flying fish roe by first starting with brine eggs (decap version). Actually I used brine eggs to train mine onto lots of food.
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Postby KirTracid » Mon 13 Apr, 2009 9:15 pm

Thanks Timmy, that's a great idea, one of which I've never thought of trying until now, so thanks for that =) I'm trying to prepare early just in case they run out of foods.
I keep finding no shop will actually sell them to me, they sell them in their rolls, but they all tell me they can't just split it up and sell it to me :wall: How hard is it? Why can't they just be shifty and pocket the money? Brine eggs also sound more sustainable for me, when I can't even get a shop to sell me a small container.
I think the problem also, is that with no competition (there never has been) there's just too much of an abundance of them. Why would you choose the cauliflower, when the meat is plentiful? Or something like that.

I was really bad today. I went out to get water and come back with another Royal Gramma (at least I'm never going to leave the pumps off again, I definitely learnt from that experience). He/she is alot smaller than previous one, seems well & good. Is eating and has been a model citizen (as they all are) Don't need anymore fish until I move to the big tank & going to leave the rest of the citizens in QT until that happens as the 3 footer is too small.

I also come back with 2 little pieces, a tiny pink pocci & a little pastel purple acro, which I fear it's colouration will change. I bought a clam also, but that's sitting in another reefer's tank presently.
I really need to stay away from the shops, and they really need to stop getting so much good stock. I didn't even make it past Seca this morn as I'd already overspent. Was meant to buy an RO unit (finally) too as I find I'm spending too much when I go to the LFS lately. In fact I'm finding so much nice stuff I can't even go to my other favourite shop.
Now I can blame you for this John. haha. Oh yeah speaking of John his favid made an exit to my tank over the weekend. Was lucky he fragged it as I don't think it would've fitted otherwise.
Everything is very, very cramped on the frag rack. Why you ask? As my weir fell apart as I was lazy with sticking it together. Over time (not long) there was a minute gap in the silicone. Tiny snails, worms, amphipods, copespods, etc. have made it their in tank refugium & slowly they've managed to pull the silicon up. It wasn't holding waer anymore and was worried a powerout would drain 1/3 of tank (lucky it's not a full length weir, bulkhead up top of tank) so I pulled the front of the weir off so as I can sleep at night. Got the skimmer hanging off the back so as to not completely lose my surface skimming ability. Figured it was better than accidently draining half my tank, as was going to happen with a tiny hole inb the silicone.
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Postby Xebadir » Mon 13 Apr, 2009 10:04 pm

Heh...wait til you see my 2 purple acros...you are gonna be pestering me for frags for weeks.
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Postby coral1 » Mon 13 Apr, 2009 10:08 pm

wheres the pics!!!!
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Postby KirTracid » Mon 13 Apr, 2009 11:38 pm

haha, you know I will be =) I can't believe you didn't grab the little pink pocci, it's so pico sized & cute. Was a good weekend with all the rich people away on holidays.

I know, I should post pics but I just can't be bothered uploading them. Where are yours John?

Oh yeah, I didn't even update. I think I'm over the bugs. 20 idodine treatments later, then basted them off the damage seems to be subsiding. Still having to do regular dips and killed 2 colonies and a bunch of frags in the process. My tank felt a bit naked for awhile there =P
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Postby Xebadir » Mon 13 Apr, 2009 11:50 pm

Yeah I saw it kirst...trust me I was tempted....but then decided I already have a poci (also i think that was a stylo). What else did you grab? see the blues or the weird green-tip?
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Postby KirTracid » Tue 14 Apr, 2009 12:11 am

Nup, there was what I got, an awesome green monti, purple stag (which I wouldda picked up had I not found a Gramma) No blue. I bet I couldn't keep it's colour anyway. Honestly. I've tried blue before and it's either bleached from the start, or changes colour really quickly. I've given up on blue honestly. Wouldda been nice =) See the pink rics. YUMMY. Nice price tag too though. Wouldda been alright if there was only 1, not 3. I want a pink Yuma.
I wasn't overly impressed. Sounds like it was better on the weekend, but that's to be expected. They weren't open Easter Sunday were they?
-Kirsty

My new 10x3.5x2 SPS dominated mixed reef ( start date: Christmas time)
My 5x2x2 SPS dominated, ATI LED Powered ZEOvit Reef - basically discountinued
Where clams & Angelfish can live in Harmony :)
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Postby KirTracid » Sun 26 Apr, 2009 5:33 pm

Some long overdue updates of the recent additions over the last few weeks.

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My royal gramma. Tis very hard to get a decent pic of

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Again.

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Pink stylo the day I bought it. White as

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Pink stylo 2 weeks on. Getting pinker =) Had some funny nights watching this coral. Originally it had a little acro crab and a turnicate in it (I think that's what they're called) I let the turnicate be but it's cobwebs kept irritating it, so I decided it had to die (yes I know, I felt bad too but it was killing the stylo). But it did manage to upset some skin, enough to make it fall off. A little on a couple tips where the cobwebs used to get stuck.
So the acro crab that lived there got kicked out of his home by another acro crab (well he's an acro crab, but he seems to also enjoy eating skin) Needless to say in 48 hrs of him being there he'd irritated the hell out of it. Hopefully it recovers though asit's a beautiful piece which was doing so well until it's crab was removed =(

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Purple acro. Was much nicer than this when I bought it. The bottom has really darkened but all the bits exposed to light are a lovely purple still so when it reaches its final position I think it'll colour back up.

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Top down of same acro as of today.

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Frag from Jason. Seems to be getting a lime green thing going on irl. Will be interesting to see what John's frag and Jason's colony turn.

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This one isn't new but I'm particularly impressed with it's recent colouration. Got this bleached to the max, was a frag 5 times this size and this was the only piece I saved. it then turned brown and got eaten at the base by acro bugs. It's now regrowing over the base and is a lovely shade of blue.

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The bane of my life at the moment. He's nipping every acro in the tank to the point where he is causing 95% of them to not extend in the day time. He's also rubbing himself constantly against them, taking off skin. Have been trying to catch him but to not avail. This little guy is doing more damage then you'd expect. It wouldn't be so bad if I had more big colonies, as it's a frag tank he's making my life very difficult. Can't use a fish trap, as the only thing he eats (other than acros) is freeze dried cyclopeeze.

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Adrian, posing for the camera

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Just a shot for future reference of colour change since starting t5s 10 days ago.
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Another shot of my little pain in the bum. He does this all day, from frag to frag, either rubbing or nipping forcing them all to retract. This particular frag has ALWAYS shown full extension, till the clown goby's addition.
-Kirsty

My new 10x3.5x2 SPS dominated mixed reef ( start date: Christmas time)
My 5x2x2 SPS dominated, ATI LED Powered ZEOvit Reef - basically discountinued
Where clams & Angelfish can live in Harmony :)
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