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Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/11/2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,725
Posted By chrissreef
"US is responsible for importing 60% of all the...

"US is responsible for importing 60% of all the wild harvested live coral"

It's actually a lot higher than 60% according to most sources.
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/11/2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By chrissreef
True =) I'm still a believer in some...

True =) I'm still a believer in some certificate/regulation program is needed though... I believe there's too much waste/replace in this industry.

My local club had a great presentation from...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/11/2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By chrissreef
I certainly did. Could you please state it...

I certainly did. Could you please state it again.

Sure the point was that industry demand (and often price wars) fueled by consumers continue to support unsafe behavior/practices. Be it coal...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/11/2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By chrissreef
"Two guys die trying to make a living and then...

"Two guys die trying to make a living and then it's all the fault of America?"

ah, you missed my point

"What makes you think these fish were destined for America? This is a world wide hobby....
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/11/2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,765
Posted By chrissreef
or 1 cupcake here and there vs 1 at every meal...

or 1 cupcake here and there vs 1 at every meal (that darn sweet tooth!) hehe

anyway, great insightful posts!
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/11/2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By chrissreef
People don't believe sweat shops exist... ...

People don't believe sweat shops exist...

but IT support in india makes something like 1/20th what an IT person would make here... maybe less

and this hobby (aka irresponsible short term...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 01/10/2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By chrissreef
sry, i can't decide... sell them if someone else...

sry, i can't decide... sell them if someone else wants them =)
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By chrissreef
Wavemakers & Silicone over time?

Do wavemakers put additional stress on Silicone worth worrying about? or in such a way that the direction/distance of the pump should be considered?

Thanks!
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By chrissreef
/bump

/bump
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By chrissreef
Budget? Somewhere between $400-800 It's...

Budget?

Somewhere between $400-800

It's like I can go cheap or WAY expensive but nothing in between =/

I originally though 4 koralia's on Seio wavemakers... but then I saw how big a koralia...
Forum: SPS Keepers 01/09/2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,397
Posted By chrissreef
/bump Going through some old bookmarks......

/bump

Going through some old bookmarks... love this guy's tank and think it's time for an update if he's still around =)
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By chrissreef
Type of powerheads for 60x36x30?

I didn't do a CL for various reasons - including that I like powerhead versatility. But now I can't decide which powerheads - suggestions? am I missing something?

280g (60x36x30), mixed reef,...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/09/2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By chrissreef
Nice reef!! what's your filtration system like???...

Nice reef!! what's your filtration system like???

nice onyx clowns! tank raised from Rod's or was it a whole harem?

is that some brown encrusting macro algae I see? (tough and slipper to the...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/09/2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,809
Posted By chrissreef
maybe electricity usage differences? do you...

maybe electricity usage differences?

do you like 2 hondas on your driveway or one big truck?

do you want 2 ok wives or 1 super cool wife?

do you want 2 stacks of $500 or 1 big stack of...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By chrissreef
Koralia mod - that doesn't go the wrong way?

Anyone have a link to a Koralia 4 mod that doesn't spin the wrong way upon startup?

Every mod I seem to find, people have issues with it occasionalyl starting up in the wrong direction. I've...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,494
Posted By chrissreef
I'm waiting on my 60x36x30 and will have a...

I'm waiting on my 60x36x30 and will have a similar fuge.

I got the 250 because I like overkill. I think the 200 would be fine though.
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/09/2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,727
Posted By chrissreef
there's a lot of ridiculously good ideas... the...

there's a lot of ridiculously good ideas... the problem is they cost $ and "effort" that the opportunity cost of just screwing in a light bulb and burning electricity using old technologies outweigh...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/08/2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By chrissreef
i was there this summer... looking at how many...

i was there this summer... looking at how many cruise ships leave from there - there wouldn't be a reef if people brought stuff back - and some of the tourism industry would collapse for lack of...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 01/08/2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By chrissreef
pm sent - what's wrong w/ them? forgot to...

pm sent - what's wrong w/ them?

forgot to ask for your paypal
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By chrissreef
You can use 400w and put them really high. ...

You can use 400w and put them really high.

if the bulbs don't hurt your pocket... the chiller will!!

I had 2x250's and 3 T5's about 12" off the water on my old 75 and loved it. I don't think...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,073
Posted By chrissreef
electronic MH ballast will require less...

electronic MH ballast will require less electricity than a magnetic MH ballast. I don't know about T5 ballasts
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By chrissreef
I can't post until tomorrow... need to charge up...

I can't post until tomorrow... need to charge up my camera.

the top screws off instead of thumb screws which is way cool. If you can, PM me with your email address or a reminder so I don't forget.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By chrissreef
I just received the double column one from reef...

I just received the double column one from reef specialty (I forget which model... I think it's also running a special on them not listed on the site).

Anyway, the quality looks great! i won't be...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/08/2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By chrissreef
" I would be more worried about becoming...

" I would be more worried about becoming attatched to the fish"

agreed

1. honestly, it's probably unethical to keep any animal caged or confined. the fish is small now so I don't see an issue...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/08/2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,765
Posted By chrissreef
My vegetarian friends will love that article!...

My vegetarian friends will love that article! Thanks for the info... I didn't realize methane was that significant... and I'm in tx... lots of cows here!!
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