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yeaaa, don't get discouraged. Just do the maintenance when you can and don't overfeed. A bad sump isn't bad... the more stuff growing down there, the less bad stuff growing in your main tank. Sometimes life gets a bit more important than a tank. Throw in some carbon, GFO or equivalent, and do a quick water change and that'll help. 
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Thanks for the encouragement.


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I have a plan for the sump. I hope to get to it this weekend. Part of the changes are what Mark recommend right off the bat. But this is it now.


More of tank near night.


I can't believe this is still alive. The blenny picked it to near death before I moved it.


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I cleaned everything a little today and found multiple dead snails. Some stinking, others completely eaten. Three were large turbos. So I have hope things can get better without changing anything after removing this source of waste. I still want to revamp the sump, and maybe get a skimmer, but just so I can feed more. When I put the tang in it showed ick, but after feeding nori often, it seems happy.


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