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Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/11/2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,573
Posted By RumLad
Why don't we just stop importing all species of...

Why don't we just stop importing all species of tropical life, if they cannot be farm raised?
Surely there are enough species that the hobby would survive.
you never know, some clever sod might...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,031
Posted By RumLad
And here was me thinking you meant Roger Daltry...

And here was me thinking you meant Roger Daltry and the guys as a scientific resource :doh:
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By RumLad
Do you want to re-use this hole, once the...

Do you want to re-use this hole, once the maintenance task is complete? Perhaps a picture would be useful
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,235
Posted By RumLad
RT6 - Some advice on keeping this thread alive...

RT6 -
Some advice on keeping this thread alive and imteresting.

How about if you try to focus on one thing at a time and get it completed. You seem to be jumping from one thing to the next and...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/11/2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,898
Posted By RumLad
Would it be possible for you to run a sort of...

Would it be possible for you to run a sort of drip line into the baby's tank so that the water is constantly being changed, slowly, instead of all at once? maybe this would be easier on the fry.
You...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/11/2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By RumLad
Would you mind posting a link or a reference to...

Would you mind posting a link or a reference to where you have read these facts?

I would really like to read the truth about these creatures.

thanks.
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/10/2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By RumLad
Is a simple rubber stopper out of the question?

Is a simple rubber stopper out of the question?
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/10/2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,969
Posted By RumLad
I would really like to know how this individual...

I would really like to know how this individual came up with this hypothesis.

Just what is a fishs' (any fish, in any captive environment) perception of reality?

I can see a few glasses of aged...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/10/2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,334
Posted By RumLad
provided that the fish actually lives to get that...

provided that the fish actually lives to get that big, I would think you could find a suitable home for it.
Try to get the LFS to put it in writing and start looking for your local reef club in case...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/10/2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,864
Posted By RumLad
I have not seen any research that says they are...

I have not seen any research that says they are dangerous if they get too large, not ordinary bristle worms at least.
If they are getting that big, perhaps there is too much food available? As far...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 01/10/2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,502
Posted By RumLad
Some, if not most, of the "turbo" snails sold in...

Some, if not most, of the "turbo" snails sold in the hobby are actually a variety of snail that come from the cold waters off of Mexico. They can survive for a while in our reef tanks, but will...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/10/2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 36,832
Posted By RumLad
itnerd, If and when I build something tank...

itnerd,
If and when I build something tank related I will be glad to share my thoughts plans ideas etc with the group. And will welcome ALL comments ideas, concerns opinions etc as they are...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By RumLad
Might want to watch out for the heater sitting on...

Might want to watch out for the heater sitting on the plastic can / tub for extended periods. I have seen an instance (only one mind you) where the heater shorted in the on position and got really...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 36,832
Posted By RumLad
Isn't it odd how some people take comments a...

Isn't it odd how some people take comments a certain way, even if not intended that way? You and I both know that I have congratulated your build numerous times throughout the 20 pages. Have I raised...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 36,832
Posted By RumLad
Putting aside our past :), Can I ask once...

Putting aside our past :),

Can I ask once again, was the decision to use the 2x header set-up on the front based on engineering design or just on your personal experience/judgement? That's all I...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 36,832
Posted By RumLad
never left, you've just been ignoring me,...

never left, you've just been ignoring me, remember?

i think you would be hard pressed to spend 1200 on a 55 gallon stand TBH. You could buy enough 8x8's to stack a solid 48" high x 48 w x 16 d for...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 36,832
Posted By RumLad
How is that bashing? Was I not constructive...

How is that bashing?

Was I not constructive when I informed him how to make a straight cutout with a saw and a router on page 3, or offered some hinge designs, also on page 3?

I simply asked...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/09/2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 36,832
Posted By RumLad
This being the case, why then did you elect to...

This being the case, why then did you elect to use 2x members in your stand?

I think the phrase "if you know what you are doing" does not apply to 99% of the members that frequent this site for...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/07/2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,367
Posted By RumLad
seems that some reviewers think this saw / fence...

seems that some reviewers think this saw / fence combos is indeed one of the better 'contractor" grade saws available:

Measurements:
The rip fence was as straight as my machinists straightedge....
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/07/2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,350
Posted By RumLad
It is not Petco's fault that you did not follow...

It is not Petco's fault that you did not follow standard quarantine procedures and lost a bunch of other fish.

Just to add my two cents worth about Petco.

The local one near me has supplied me...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/07/2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,712
Posted By RumLad
Have you at least had a word with management...

Have you at least had a word with management about trying to help them out? It's simply not enough to state "I doubt they even care" if you haven't at least asked the management. Perhaps they would...
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/03/2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By RumLad
My thoughts went somewhat down this line as well,...

My thoughts went somewhat down this line as well, with one minor deviation.

How many new "Nemo" tanks will now be sold, set-up and discarded (along with the deceased inhabitants) in the next 6-9...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/26/2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 697
Posted By RumLad
As long as the 2 sides and back are skinned with...

As long as the 2 sides and back are skinned with 1/2" plywood, your stand will be plenty strong, and sturdy, for a 48 gallon set-up.
Forum: Other Invertebrates 12/24/2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By RumLad
Definately not a standard polychaete bristleworm...

Definately not a standard polychaete bristleworm sk8r. Got plenty of those to be familiar with. There a few tentatcles that come out of the head area when it is fully extended, and then they retract...
Forum: Other Invertebrates 12/24/2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By RumLad
Eunicid?

Is this what I think it is?

The video is the best I could manage with my equipment on hand. Overall, I would guess the size of this guy at 0.5 inches at max length. I don't care for the extensions...
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