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Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/12/2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,062
Posted By m2434
WOW great info boomer! May take me a few reads to...

WOW great info boomer! May take me a few reads to digest :D
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,089
Posted By m2434
Maybe some kind of testing error could be...

Maybe some kind of testing error could be occurring if the salt isn't completely settled. Saltwater that isn't completely aerated can do strange things to test kits sometimes...
Not sure what else...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,089
Posted By m2434
The only other thing I can think of is if your pH...

The only other thing I can think of is if your pH drops low, some rock and sand could dissolve. The pH would have to drop below 7.8 however and it's not likely with a dKh of 11.8, but possible if...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,974
Posted By m2434
Also, you might check out this thread ...

Also, you might check out this thread
http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1260766

I have a feeling they will be biased towards the octo, but will also have lots of...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,879
Posted By m2434
Although just to add to my last post, the heat of...

Although just to add to my last post, the heat of MH's can shatter glass if the glass is too close. I'd keep it at least 6" away from the bulb. Otherwise use tempered glass.
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,879
Posted By m2434
I don't know if they ship to Germany, but these...

I don't know if they ship to Germany, but these sites have components availible for 70MH's.

http://www.premiumaquatics.com/

http://www.marinedepot.com/

http://www.hellolights.com/


As...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,578
Posted By m2434
Re: copper banded butterfly question

If your so lucky - they hardly ever survive long enough to be a problem.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By m2434
Sorry to hear about your tang. I agree it was...

Sorry to hear about your tang. I agree it was probably weak due to to starvation.

The key is to avoid having foods sitting and decaying on the bottom of the tank. Tangs, can be difficult...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,974
Posted By m2434
I have an octo in sump on my 75, if the HOB is...

I have an octo in sump on my 75, if the HOB is anything like it, I'd grab one without hesitation.
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,821
Posted By m2434
You asked, "Approximately how much effort per...

You asked, "Approximately how much effort per week do you put into your nano tank?" That would be a lot.

If you had asked "Approximately how much effort per week do you need to put into your...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,089
Posted By m2434
Reef Crystals shouldn't raise your ca that much. ...

Reef Crystals shouldn't raise your ca that much. I suspect there is something else happeing. Are you sure you are measurig salinity correctly - are you using a calibrated refracometer? The only...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,136
Posted By m2434
Sure, no problem. jade76, I hope things work...

Sure, no problem.

jade76, I hope things work out.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,650
Posted By m2434
I posted some info from an article ...

I posted some info from an article
http://www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2003-11/eb/index.php
in that thread for you.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,136
Posted By m2434
From this article ...

From this article

http://reefkeeping.com/issues/2005-01/rhf/index.php

Randy Holmes-Farley states.

"In such cases of acute overdose, here is my advice:

1. If the pH is 8.5 or lower (as it...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,441
Posted By m2434
For what reason? vinegar will, or seltzer water....

For what reason? vinegar will, or seltzer water. I prefer seltzer water for a tank with livestock.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,528
Posted By m2434
I realize that, my point was that I don't think...

I realize that, my point was that I don't think it would be an issue. The chemical warfare problem is exaggerated IMO.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,062
Posted By m2434
To explain my pH question further... I had a...

To explain my pH question further... I had a thought related to pH. My idea was to airate the drip water with CO2, maybe from sodawater to bring down the pH. This way the drip does not increase the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By m2434
Might work. I recently had one, and literally...

Might work. I recently had one, and literally shoved the tip from the Joes Juice syringe in its mouth and pushed down very slowly. Worked like a charm. :smokin:
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By m2434
At first when I read this, I interpreted it as...

At first when I read this, I interpreted it as that you had ruled out feather dusters, but reading it again, I realize I could be wrong :lol:

That would make sense :rollface:
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By m2434
Here is a pic of what I was thinking of, I...

Here is a pic of what I was thinking of, I realizedthere are not any great pics in the article.
http://www.sfu.ca/~fankbone/v/homotrema.jpg


Otherwise my second guess would be a vermetid snail...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By m2434
Unless you can fit large pieces of LR in there,...

Unless you can fit large pieces of LR in there, it is unlikely that any denitification would occur (i.e. LR rubble will not help with denitrification). Cheato will certainly help remove nutrients...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,931
Posted By m2434
I'd say the tablespoon of sugar is way too much...

I'd say the tablespoon of sugar is way too much and this caused a bacterial bloom... If you can deal with the smell, the bacteria should die-off on it's own once the food source is used up. Getting...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By m2434
Might be Foraminiferans, but tought to say...

Might be Foraminiferans, but tought to say without a picture.

http://www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2003-07/rs/index.php
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By m2434
How big is your display tank? 10 is pretty small...

How big is your display tank? 10 is pretty small IMO. Otherwise, yes, basically just set it up as a normal tank and let it run. Some people add food occasionally, just to keep it cycled. You...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 22,778
Posted By m2434
Rabbitfish will eat hair algae -- tangs maybe... ...

Rabbitfish will eat hair algae -- tangs maybe... My tang never did until I got a rabbit and then the tang seemed to learn from it. I certainly wouldn't keep a rabbitfish is any tank less than 4ft...
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