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Forum: Seahorses & Pipefish 01/10/2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By mysterybox
my pair have been in my sps reef tank for well...

my pair have been in my sps reef tank for well over a year.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By mysterybox
anyway, just get rid of the balls!

anyway, just get rid of the balls!
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By mysterybox
I just use my 9mm. lol

I just use my 9mm.


lol
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By mysterybox
1. skimmer 2. 2 little fishes phosphate reactor...

1. skimmer
2. 2 little fishes phosphate reactor (very simple setup)
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By mysterybox
"Why are bio balls bad?" Bio balls are...

"Why are bio balls bad?"

Bio balls are exceptionally good at converting ammonia to nitrite and nitrite to nitrate, but their effectiveness stops there. If they are your main source of filtration,...
Forum: SPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,239
Posted By mysterybox
it might take more than a few weeks to see...

it might take more than a few weeks to see results because the phates might be bound in the rock, sand, & algae!
Plus, your media might get saturated in a day or 2 at first. Check parems often when...
Forum: SPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,239
Posted By mysterybox
ditto

ditto
Forum: Seahorses & Pipefish 01/08/2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,480
Posted By mysterybox
you need a very established codepod population...

you need a very established codepod population with fuge, live rock, rubble, etc.
I have had 2 dragonface for well over a year now.
Forum: Seahorses & Pipefish 01/07/2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,012
Posted By mysterybox
cool pics!

cool pics!
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/05/2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By mysterybox
what test kit are you using to test phosphates?

what test kit are you using to test phosphates?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/05/2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By mysterybox
you also might not be changing your media enough...

you also might not be changing your media enough in the reactor. It might be getting saturated quicker than you think.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/05/2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By mysterybox
I have this over my 55 and love it. ...

I have this over my 55 and love it.
http://www.marinedepot.com/ps_ViewItem~idProduct~CU01064.html

I had my temp at 78 until recently I decided to raise my temp to 81-82. I use a 200 watt heater &...
Forum: SPS Keepers 01/01/2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By mysterybox
Hach, dd merk, & color meter all measure...

Hach, dd merk, & color meter all measure phosphates low enough. phosphates should be 0.03 or lower. prefer <0.024.
Forum: Advanced Topics 01/01/2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,065
Posted By mysterybox
A lot of people post 0 nitrates as their testing...

A lot of people post 0 nitrates as their testing result. Even more so on phosphates. Most of us know that nitrates & phosphates cannot be 0, except for someone new. Also, nitrates are not going to...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/31/2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,035
Posted By mysterybox
tag

tag
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/30/2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By mysterybox
AB 10K (13K)

AB 10K (13K)
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/29/2007, 12:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By mysterybox
I just use a cheap aqua medic 2 pump doser. I...

I just use a cheap aqua medic 2 pump doser. I change the pump lines once a year.
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/28/2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By mysterybox
disagree......I use 2 part b-ionic with great...

disagree......I use 2 part b-ionic with great success!
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/28/2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By mysterybox
IMHO, if ya got the lights, got the flow, got the...

IMHO, if ya got the lights, got the flow, got the stability (around a year at least), then just control your phosphates to below 0.024. (Maybe nitrates around 0.5, too)
then, it's fairly...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/27/2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By mysterybox
1 year & a 1/2, love them!

1 year & a 1/2, love them!
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 12/27/2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,494
Posted By mysterybox
However, It is beyond my comprehension that...

However, It is beyond my comprehension that anyone cannot understand the facts that these sharks were taken from fish nets before they were to be slaughtered for soup in order to perform research,...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 12/27/2007, 12:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,494
Posted By mysterybox
apology accepted.

apology accepted.
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/25/2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By mysterybox
Most "experts" state 12 hours is what you should...

Most "experts" state 12 hours is what you should shoot for. There is no added benefit of any more. I don't remember exactly why.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/24/2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By mysterybox
Phosphate reduction/ removal is most likely the...

Phosphate reduction/ removal is most likely the answer. Get a refugium with Macro algae and get a phosphate reactor. At first you’ll need to change your Iron based media in thephosphate reactor more...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/23/2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By mysterybox
I would suggest you "take a deep breath", and...

I would suggest you "take a deep breath", and start answering questions that the moderator is asking so he can assist you!
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