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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By oct2274
searching is free ...

searching is free
http://reefcentral.com/search.php?s=&menu=11
Forum: Arizona - Fish & Reef Aquarium Group (FRAG) 01/11/2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By oct2274
they do work, but they can be hit or miss. some...

they do work, but they can be hit or miss. some will eat them and some won't. There might be some members on here that might part with a known aptasia eater
Forum: Photography 01/11/2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,746
Posted By oct2274
i've never worked with a dslr nikon, but this...

i've never worked with a dslr nikon, but this mentions the lack of the internal drive motor and the sigma lens working fine except autofocus

http://photomed.net/d40x.htm
Forum: Photography 01/11/2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,746
Posted By oct2274
i don't think the d40x has an internal focus...

i don't think the d40x has an internal focus motor and I do not believe that lens will auto focus on that camera because of that. I think you can only use that lens focusing manually on that body.
Forum: Photography 01/11/2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,192
Posted By oct2274
got ya, sometimes you have to use higher iso's...

got ya, sometimes you have to use higher iso's depending on the lens and the lighting, i was just curious if you had tried a lower ISO.
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,298
Posted By oct2274
is this the thread you were looking for? ...

is this the thread you were looking for?

http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=828181
Forum: Photography 01/11/2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,192
Posted By oct2274
i can't see the pics so i can't comment on that....

i can't see the pics so i can't comment on that. but i did see that you said you have extremely bright lighting in your tank. Why are you using such a high iso? higher iso's are usually used for...
Forum: Arizona - Fish & Reef Aquarium Group (FRAG) 01/11/2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,119
Posted By oct2274
:lol: I like the lighting and other equipment...

:lol: I like the lighting and other equipment section on RC :)
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/11/2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,121
Posted By oct2274
that thank is too small for a Lineatus for sure....

that thank is too small for a Lineatus for sure. There are going to be deaths even if you don't introduce another one and I can guarantee that the new flasher is going to take an aweful beating in...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,601
Posted By oct2274
marine depot is a sponsor and carries them as well

marine depot is a sponsor and carries them as well
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,601
Posted By oct2274
i think they sell two kits, the carbonate...

i think they sell two kits, the carbonate hardness test is the one you want, not the general hardness
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,601
Posted By oct2274
i agree with billy, i've had pretty good luck...

i agree with billy, i've had pretty good luck with api so far and since they are so cheap what do you have to lose?
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,601
Posted By oct2274
it really is too bad, i used to use salifert...

it really is too bad, i used to use salifert exclusively........I loved the ease of use and accuracy that they once had.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,601
Posted By oct2274
that's good to know the cheaper ones aren't...

that's good to know the cheaper ones aren't accurate. i was figuring it was the salifert because I got two bad ones from them :( . Even the one habib sent to me that had the reference was bad! when i...
Forum: Arizona - Fish & Reef Aquarium Group (FRAG) 01/11/2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By oct2274
wow, i have a 1/2" acrylic tank, but it is 54"...

wow, i have a 1/2" acrylic tank, but it is 54" long and only really needed to be 3/8"! That is awesome haha
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By oct2274
he was running a mix of 10k and 12k reeflux's and...

he was running a mix of 10k and 12k reeflux's and yes. it did look really nice
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/10/2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,601
Posted By oct2274
i betting the salifert kit is the one with the...

i betting the salifert kit is the one with the issue, but to be on the safe side take the water to a local fish store, have them test the water, and see if they can figure out which kit is reading...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By oct2274
it would be an excellent fixture for a 29.

it would be an excellent fixture for a 29.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By oct2274
Radiums are better then both of those bulbs and...

Radiums are better then both of those bulbs and will have more output then the reeflux 12k's which are fairly poor in output. The lifespan of radium bulbs is questionable, especially in the 400 watt...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By oct2274
if it is a mag ballast the capacitor could be bad...

if it is a mag ballast the capacitor could be bad and it would cause the output to be very poor or some other component might not be working correctly. See if you can borrow a ballast from someone...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/10/2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By oct2274
here is what marine depot has to say about them...

here is what marine depot has to say about them that kinda confirms what I said:
http://www.marinedepot.com/md_educationcenter_species_details~ProductId~643654.html
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/10/2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By oct2274
i've owned quite a few fish and my friends have...

i've owned quite a few fish and my friends have owned quite a few as well........This is easily one of the more aggressive fish I have seen. A friend of mine had one and it was a nightmare. It didn't...
Forum: Photography 01/09/2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,912
Posted By oct2274
looks like a regular lawnmower blenny in that...

looks like a regular lawnmower blenny in that pic, you'll have to get another pic in a few days. One from the side would be much easier to tell what it really is
Forum: Arizona - Fish & Reef Aquarium Group (FRAG) 01/09/2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By oct2274
T5HO and T5VHO use exactly the same bulbs. T5VHO...

T5HO and T5VHO use exactly the same bulbs. T5VHO is just T5HO bulbs being overdriven by an icecap ballast
Forum: Arizona - Fish & Reef Aquarium Group (FRAG) 01/09/2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By oct2274
i would take your water in and have it tested for...

i would take your water in and have it tested for the following:
ammonia
nitrite
nitrate
alk
calcium
mag
salinity

i'm pretty sure it is a bacterial bloom or lack of magnesium which would...
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