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Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 10/23/2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By ahill3780
Ok Paul, I think I follow you know, it makes...

Ok Paul, I think I follow you know, it makes perfect sense. Thank you for that explanation. I was aware of DOCs and what all they encompass, but I did not know that ozone would negate the nitrate...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 10/22/2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By ahill3780
Thank you both for your input. I have been...

Thank you both for your input. I have been surfing around and reading through pages concerning cyanobacteria and I have to say that there is much more to learn about this than I first thought! I have...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/22/2006, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By ahill3780
I've noticed this in my tank as well. The one...

I've noticed this in my tank as well. The one problem that I have with this is that my snails will tend to get into the overflow to graze on the algae and will end up in the U-tube effectively...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 10/22/2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By ahill3780
Questions on Cyanobacteria and treatment methods

Hey everyone,

Its been a while since I last posted here on RC but I figured its high time for me to get back into things.

I am currently trying to research Cyanobacteria in marine aquariums and...
Forum: Do It Yourself 03/30/2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,938
Posted By ahill3780
That is awesome, congrats on a successful build!...

That is awesome, congrats on a successful build! It looks even better now with the frags in.

So a couple of questions to keep the thread moving forward:

A) What frags do you presently have in...
Forum: Do It Yourself 03/30/2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,938
Posted By ahill3780
I think that was your idea. The frags look...

I think that was your idea. The frags look awesome! Great job! Maybe a side shot?
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/28/2006, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By ahill3780
Interesting. My Turbo's do a great job of...

Interesting. My Turbo's do a great job of cleaning most of my LR but they seem to avoid the diatom bloom on the sand and the lower portions of the LR.

I was wondering myself which would be the...
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/21/2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By ahill3780
You now, I just realised I posted this in the New...

You now, I just realised I posted this in the New To The Hobby forum and not the DIY forum! (This is what tabbed browsing does to people!) Could a mod please move this thread for me so I don't have...
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/21/2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By ahill3780
You will also see the acro AC (ie - AC70, AC110,...

You will also see the acro AC (ie - AC70, AC110, etc) thrown around in the DIY and other forums. This stands for AquaClear which is a brand of HOB filters where the number is indicative to the...
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/21/2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 559
Posted By ahill3780
Did you buy all these clowns from the same...

Did you buy all these clowns from the same vendor? I have kept two Ocellaris for over 4 months now and I have never had any problems with them - even when I had them in a non-RO/DI tank with...
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/21/2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By ahill3780
Question How to determine pump/overflow needed?

I have a 55 gallon tank that is back in the planning/setup stages (just refinished the inside silicone seams and it is once again leakproof). I have a 35 gallon rubbermaid bin that I will be using as...
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/20/2006, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By ahill3780
<img src="/images/welcome.gif" width="500"...

<img src="/images/welcome.gif" width="500" height="62"><br><b><i><big><big>To Reef Central</b></i></big></big>

I know you said you aren't really a newb but your first post still warrents the...
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/16/2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 823
Posted By ahill3780
Wow, only a few posts and yet it seems that an...

Wow, only a few posts and yet it seems that an RO/DI unit should be considered a mandatory purchase for reef tanks - and I say fishtanks in general! I was thinking to see much more posts spouting...
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/16/2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 823
Posted By ahill3780
Question What was the best investment you ever made for your reef tank?

As the subject says, what was your best investment - what made the most radical changes for the good?

Personally, this early in the game I can say that getting a 4 stage Kent Maxxima RO/DI unit...
Forum: Nano Reefs 03/14/2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By ahill3780
I saw that, it looks GREAT! The only time I have...

I saw that, it looks GREAT! The only time I have online at the moment is at work so I haven't got to post in your thread yet - I'll pop in and comment, I've noticed there have been updates I haven't...
Forum: Nano Reefs 03/14/2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By ahill3780
{3/3} Here is a birds-eye shot of my as of...

{3/3}

Here is a birds-eye shot of my as of yet unidentified Zoa on top of the rockwork. It is hard to see him in this shot but he is the circle on the rocks....
Forum: Nano Reefs 03/14/2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By ahill3780
{2/3} Here are my Xenias. Compare these...

{2/3}

Here are my Xenias. Compare these shots to those at the bottom of this post to see the new growth.

Xenia 1 w/Feather
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e55/ahill3780/OfficeNano4028.jpg...
Forum: Nano Reefs 03/14/2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By ahill3780
Update

{THIS POST IS SPLIT UP DUE TO TOO MANY IMAGES. 1/3}

OK, so I haven't updated this post in a little while. Everything is going pretty good so far. There are quite a few updates to be listed since I...
Forum: Do It Yourself 03/12/2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By ahill3780
non-tempered glass, of course. :D

non-tempered glass, of course. :D
Forum: Do It Yourself 03/12/2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By ahill3780
Glass cutting and bonding

I am doing some work on my 55 gallon and I need some advice. One of the silicone seams sprung a leak so I have drained the tank and razored off all of the inner silicone lining. The first question I...
Forum: Do It Yourself 03/10/2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,938
Posted By ahill3780
Awesome project! I really like the way it's...

Awesome project! I really like the way it's turned out, congrats!

So what silicone did you ultimately end up using on this tank? I used the cheap wal-mart stuff on my diy HOB mini-fuge (AC70...
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/10/2006, 10:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 552
Posted By ahill3780
most light legs I've seen are screwed to a little...

most light legs I've seen are screwed to a little metal brace that slides into the light fixture on the sides. You should be able to loosen those screws a little and slide the legs inward until they...
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/10/2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By ahill3780
Place him on a small piece of rock that you want...

Place him on a small piece of rock that you want him to attach to and set it in the sandbed and cover it with a strawberry basket or something similar so that nosey critters can't get to it. Weight...
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/08/2006, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By ahill3780
You can take Pat's advice and remove the portion...

You can take Pat's advice and remove the portion of the silicone where it is leaking and just patch up that area. Since it is located high up you may be able to get away with it, and if not then no...
Forum: New to the Hobby 03/08/2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By ahill3780
Agreed. I also would ask how long the tank has...

Agreed. I also would ask how long the tank has been running.

Here is a link to a thread from our lovable mod WaterKeeper that I recommend you check out:
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