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Forum: Marine Plants & Macroalgae 01/12/2008, 02:49 AM
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Views: 4,513
Posted By b16drag
Use freshly made saltwater, because the organism...

Use freshly made saltwater, because the organism in your old tank saltwater will be competing for the same nutrients as the phyto. At the end you will not have a high purity phytoplankton, or your...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/12/2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,012
Posted By b16drag
I'm with Vader on this one, why not check out the...

I'm with Vader on this one, why not check out the MSX Xtreme skimmers... its like the clones of the bubble master even with the Sicce Pumps!

www.marinesolutionsinc.com
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 22,891
Posted By b16drag
joker or anyone else with the MSX160, are you...

joker or anyone else with the MSX160, are you guys getting much microbubbles coming out of the outlet?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 22,891
Posted By b16drag
I'd be hesitant to run a pump without a shaft...

I'd be hesitant to run a pump without a shaft since that is the one piece that is truly keeping it centered... But I'm a skeptic and I know what happens when something is going 9k rpm and the...
Forum: SPS Identification 01/10/2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By b16drag
The first coral does have different size...

The first coral does have different size corallites and are not "perfectly" aligned in rows or any distinct pattern--thats why I got it... ;)
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,649
Posted By b16drag
I'd honestly have to thank joker for being an...

I'd honestly have to thank joker for being an honest buyer and really giving this skimmer a good try... Like I said before, thanks for being our guinea pig! ;)
Forum: SPS Identification 01/09/2008, 03:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By b16drag
Oh its slightly more blue in person but it was...

Oh its slightly more blue in person but it was hard to capture hte coral because the coloration was similar to my t5 lightings...

No I'm still up.. Got another 6-7 hrs more to go! ;)
Forum: SPS Identification 01/09/2008, 02:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By b16drag
It does look more like the samoensis... I guess...

It does look more like the samoensis... I guess only way to find out is through time...

The coloring on both of them are subtle but extremely unique. And as I have said before the aqua on the...
Forum: SPS Identification 01/08/2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By b16drag
thanks for the reply... I believe you are correct...

thanks for the reply... I believe you are correct on the first one...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 101,372
Posted By b16drag
Thank goodness someone came up with the...

Thank goodness someone came up with the cliffnotes version! ;)
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,649
Posted By b16drag
Nope, I'm a cheap ba$stard that just buys SPS's...

Nope, I'm a cheap ba$stard that just buys SPS's and Zoas! ;)

I just think that if I am going to spend $300, it should work and work well! I'm not usually one to buy blindly... I'd like to think...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,649
Posted By b16drag
Glad you tried spyderwire. I've always wonder...

Glad you tried spyderwire. I've always wonder why people used zipties to begin with... They are significantly bulkier and risk throwing off the balance of the wheel vs fishing line... <SHRUG> Keep...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,649
Posted By b16drag
I guess my question would be, how do you get...

I guess my question would be, how do you get these pumps to their optimal performance?

I guess time will tell... Thanks Joker!
Forum: SPS Identification 01/07/2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By b16drag
Acro ID

I got these two new corals... Any ID or name would be greatly appreciated. Colors were hard to capture but I tried to photoshop the images so they would truly reflect the corals colors. Images were...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/07/2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 14,110
Posted By b16drag
Looks like this is on my list of stores to hit up...

Looks like this is on my list of stores to hit up when I make my trip down there in the coming weeks.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,649
Posted By b16drag
That's what I'm waiting on... $300+ for a piece...

That's what I'm waiting on... $300+ for a piece of equipment is NOT cheap.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/05/2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,649
Posted By b16drag
That's exactly what I was wondering saltydragon. ...

That's exactly what I was wondering saltydragon. I really wish the pump just came with a needlewheel versus a modded wheel...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/05/2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,649
Posted By b16drag
joker thanks for being honest and posting up what...

joker thanks for being honest and posting up what you found. I'll be tagging along on this one since I NEED a good skimmer and was just about to go with the regular Octopus NW 150, but saw the...
Forum: Zoanthids 12/28/2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 21,852
Posted By b16drag
I believe the thought is that carbon will "suck"...

I believe the thought is that carbon will "suck" it out the water column making it unavailable to the corals.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/26/2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 708
Posted By b16drag
I have T5's also, and the coraline does tend to...

I have T5's also, and the coraline does tend to grow more on the undersurface of rocks and less light intense places. My coralline are mostly green with a some greens on the overflow.

Also when I...
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/23/2007, 06:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,194
Posted By b16drag
I honestly doubt its the T5's. I have overdriven...

I honestly doubt its the T5's. I have overdriven T5's with individual reflectors. My monti cap grew about 1.5"-2" within 2-3 months. Not sure if thats fast or slow... I'd say thats decent growth,...
Forum: Zoanthids 12/22/2007, 03:01 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 21,852
Posted By b16drag
Wonder if the skimmer skims some of it out...

Wonder if the skimmer skims some of it out...
Forum: Zoanthids 12/21/2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 21,852
Posted By b16drag
Definitely keeping an eye on this thread.

Definitely keeping an eye on this thread.
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 12/20/2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 713
Posted By b16drag
Please remind me, is there a way to "recharge"...

Please remind me, is there a way to "recharge" the GFO's?
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/20/2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By b16drag
Yes like all things you can overdose Mg. If you...

Yes like all things you can overdose Mg. If you are extremely worried, like the fish doesnt look right or something is wrong, I would check the levels.

You should also try to raise Magnesium a...
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