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Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/11/2008, 10:40 PM
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Posted By Sk8r
There is a stony coral---bubble--which likes low...

There is a stony coral---bubble--which likes low light.

Many zoas or mushrooms don't mind low light at all. I had some discosoma neglecta [shrooms] which survived the cycle and grew like crazy...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Sk8r
I agree. Zoa or button polyp.

I agree. Zoa or button polyp.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,368
Posted By Sk8r
Evidently ok in your tank: predatory flatworm...

Evidently ok in your tank: predatory flatworm means it will eat certain things many people want to keep---but if you like it as a curiosity and it hasn't eaten anything you value in 2 years, it's no...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,344
Posted By Sk8r
Look at the Used Equipment forum here on RC.

Look at the Used Equipment forum here on RC.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,631
Posted By Sk8r
I'd get a cannister filter and load a 1-micron...

I'd get a cannister filter and load a 1-micron cartridge in there and suck anything larger than 1 micron out. That might at least restore it to gray.
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/11/2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Sk8r
I would not dose any metal into a reef. All...

I would not dose any metal into a reef.

All the corals you name as dying are softies: your lights and calcium are friendly to stony corals like your candycane, but many softies don't like mh light.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,336
Posted By Sk8r
Probably will get over it---may fester. Just keep...

Probably will get over it---may fester. Just keep water params good. If you see spreading redness pull him to quarantine and use antibiotic meds there, never medicate main tank---
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/11/2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,407
Posted By Sk8r
I have a 2" one in a tank with hermits, snails,...

I have a 2" one in a tank with hermits, snails, peps, and a silly mandarin who doesn't understand right of way. I have seen it grab a hermit and move him. I have seen it click at one, but the impact...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,739
Posted By Sk8r
Did. THank you, Boomer. Scary, but I'm hoping...

Did. THank you, Boomer. Scary, but I'm hoping Jade will come out of the lime OD ok. It's been chemical billiards, but hoping for the best.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By Sk8r
Measure your salinity again: it can take time...

Measure your salinity again: it can take time going into solution, and I am also concerned about that 1.19. You should have a zero in there, as in, 1.024. If you are at 1.019, it is not very bad at...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/11/2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,176
Posted By Sk8r
not a stomatella. Looks a bit like a nudibranch.

not a stomatella. Looks a bit like a nudibranch.
Forum: The Lounge 01/11/2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,320
Posted By Sk8r
we were designed by nature for physical effort...

we were designed by nature for physical effort and little mental stress. Our modern life does the opposite to us.

There are two levels of seriousness to this malady, and in my profession, it's a...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,136
Posted By Sk8r
Organisms may slime a bit and throw off any kalk...

Organisms may slime a bit and throw off any kalk that settled on them. Re adding buffer or carbon at this point, go very, very slowly, by half doses. Remember that some of this effect is transient...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,739
Posted By Sk8r
greatly appreciated. I've had this same accident...

greatly appreciated. I've had this same accident and the spike was very transient, but not quite this much kalk.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,136
Posted By Sk8r
Thank you so much, M3424.

Thank you so much, M3424.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,136
Posted By Sk8r
jade, information says use vinegar very...

jade, information says use vinegar very cautiously...but seltzer water does it more gently re organisms.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,489
Posted By Sk8r
kalk overdose. seltzer water. Soda water. Thanks...

kalk overdose. seltzer water. Soda water. Thanks so much.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,739
Posted By Sk8r
Boomer, can you give a little help?

http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1291799
Newbie in a pickle and I'm saying vinegar, but need better advise.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,489
Posted By Sk8r
is it vinegar that lowers ph? Urgent.

I think I'm right, but need to know.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Sk8r
NOTE: let it settle before turning on your...

NOTE: let it settle before turning on your autotopoff. Only the merely filmy water should go into your tank.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,136
Posted By Sk8r
Oh, me---you're ok, should be, but watch your ph...

Oh, me---you're ok, should be, but watch your ph especially over the next hour, and stand by to take corrective measures. Ph is going to be the worst problem. Topoff only with fresh water for a few...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Sk8r
Let me see if I can get this to be...

Let me see if I can get this to be readable.http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f269/Sk8r10/frankenreactor.jpg

Ooops. Forgot the float switch. That's in the sump, and it IS the power connection for...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By Sk8r
1 to 12 inches no problem.

1 to 12 inches no problem.
Forum: The Lounge 01/11/2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,348
Posted By Sk8r
Great collection. You'd like Spokane's annual...

Great collection. You'd like Spokane's annual film festival---the Spokane Mountaineers always have some of the neatest things. Wildest climbing I've ever done is a carefully prepped 50 foot rappel in...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Sk8r
how I made a 'kalk reactor' for 2.50 and some spare parts.

I wanted to be really sure on this one, before describing it to a forum full of new reefers, but it is working.

This is for tanks that need to supplement calcium and alkalinity buffer. Tanks with...
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