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Forum: Coral Propagation and Aquaculture 01/11/2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,652
Posted By snorvich
No, it is a GREAT book.

No, it is a GREAT book.
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,885
Posted By snorvich
In the wild, Rhinopias do not like the water too...

In the wild, Rhinopias do not like the water too warm. When it gets warm, they go to deeper areas of the reef. You may have a interesting observation there Mark. In PNG, I see them with a water...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,821
Posted By snorvich
All of the hawkfish are ambush predators. Almost...

All of the hawkfish are ambush predators. Almost all ambush predators perch on rocks or corals.
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,727
Posted By snorvich
I too am betting on the mystery wrasse. ...

I too am betting on the mystery wrasse. Aggressive is an understatement.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By snorvich
They are opportunistic predators. Not much is...

They are opportunistic predators. Not much is safe from them.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,443
Posted By snorvich
Basically: larger tank, more control of water...

Basically: larger tank, more control of water quality and temperature, nori or equivalent food.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By snorvich
That is an incredible tank. I have seen these...

That is an incredible tank. I have seen these corals in the wild many times and they are incredibly beautiful. In the wild, I see them in areas of relatively low flow and even slightly murky...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,885
Posted By snorvich
I suppose you are going to do what you want. ...

I suppose you are going to do what you want. However why ask us about food? Just curious.
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By snorvich
Anemone fish (clownfish are one type of anemone...

Anemone fish (clownfish are one type of anemone fish) are very territorial over what ever area they choose to associate (what you are calling hosting). They will protect it especially as they mature...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,727
Posted By snorvich
I agree with above. You probably have too many...

I agree with above. You probably have too many wrasses of that size in your smallish tank as it is. Wrasses tend to be very territorial and as they mature, require greater dominance of the...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,885
Posted By snorvich
Well it is not proven that all of these...

Well it is not proven that all of these supplements actually do anything so that point may be academic. In your previous thread, I recommend feeding only live MARINE food. In the wild, the fish...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,050
Posted By snorvich
As I mentioned above, it is not desirable to feed...

As I mentioned above, it is not desirable to feed fresh water fish such as mollies to ambush predators if you want to maintain them close to their natural life cycle. Get cheap damsels; eventually...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By snorvich
I totally agree with the two posts above.

I totally agree with the two posts above.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By snorvich
I spent time talking to the guy that builds them...

I spent time talking to the guy that builds them and was pretty impressed. I don't have one so I cannot say personally.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By snorvich
Elos all the way. Tried others, not any longer.

Elos all the way. Tried others, not any longer.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By snorvich
How true, and technically they are anemone fish...

How true, and technically they are anemone fish not clown fish except the A. percula and A. ocellaris.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By snorvich
My tanks are doing fine. "OH $#!%" . ....

My tanks are doing fine. "OH $#!%" . . .
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/10/2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,821
Posted By snorvich
Yes, they are neat fish and they always seem to...

Yes, they are neat fish and they always seem to watch us. They always know when we are going to feed the tank. Other than eating shrimp, they are great fish.
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/10/2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,050
Posted By snorvich
Rhinopias frondosa and Rhinopias eschemeryersi...

Rhinopias frondosa and Rhinopias eschemeryersi may indeed be the same fish. In any case, for longest life, I suggest feeding ONLY marine life as there is likely a nutritional deficiency from feeding...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/10/2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,362
Posted By snorvich
ari5736, you don't have room for larger fish. ...

ari5736, you don't have room for larger fish. In any case, that will not solve your problem.
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/10/2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By snorvich
Anemone fish will associate with almost any coral...

Anemone fish will associate with almost any coral in absence of one of the anemones that they prefer.
Forum: SCUBA/Snorkeling 01/10/2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,821
Posted By snorvich
Sad to hear about this. Penetrating a wreck...

Sad to hear about this. Penetrating a wreck without proper equipment, training and technique will result in problems. This is unrelated to buddy diving; it is totally related to training.
Forum: SCUBA/Snorkeling 01/10/2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,598
Posted By snorvich
Bill has good advice. Also be sensitive to the...

Bill has good advice. Also be sensitive to the sunburn. Very easy to get too much such from direct and reflected sunlight. Don't worry about animals. Wetsuits are good ideas as they will keep you...
Forum: SCUBA/Snorkeling 01/10/2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By snorvich
Much safer than sex in 2008. As Bill said,...

Much safer than sex in 2008. As Bill said, sharks are a nonissue. Jellies are more of an issue at night as your light or the boat light attracts them. But a skin or wet suit minimizes that isse.
Forum: SCUBA/Snorkeling 01/10/2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,463
Posted By snorvich
Well most dive shops will do what is called a...

Well most dive shops will do what is called a referral. In this option you can do the class work, pool work, and testing at your location and then do the open water dives in a warm location of your...
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