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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/12/2008, 01:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,429
Posted By mbbuna
Gobie (Benjie) QT (ET) Kill Aiptasis (kill...

Gobie (Benjie)
QT (ET)
Kill Aiptasis (kill Bill)
Sumpless in Seattle
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/12/2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,535
Posted By mbbuna
let's not let this thread spiral down

let's not let this thread spiral down
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 11:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,535
Posted By mbbuna
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 01/11/2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,026
Posted By mbbuna
hippopus are just as light demanding as crocea's...

hippopus are just as light demanding as crocea's and dont use any more nitrogen then any other Tridacnid
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 01/11/2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By mbbuna
that sounds good for now. its light shocked....

that sounds good for now.

its light shocked. it could have been in the dark for a while before your LFS got it. i would point it up towards the light. make a dent in the sand for it to sit in so...
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 01/11/2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,512
Posted By mbbuna
dont waste you money. these clams are touted as...

dont waste you money. these clams are touted as nitrate reducers but in fact they are nitrate producers.

but to answer your question these clams are just like the clams you get at the seafood...
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 01/11/2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,972
Posted By mbbuna
it just bleaching in that area because of how the...

it just bleaching in that area because of how the mantle folds and blocks the light from that part of the mantle. if a certain part of the mantle isn't getting light there is no reason for the clam...
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 01/11/2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By mbbuna
dim you lights down 50% and then slowly ramp them...

dim you lights down 50% and then slowly ramp them up over the next 3 or 4 weeks. how long has the clam been under the lumenbrights? and what was it under before?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By mbbuna
all you need to do is scrub it down with vinegar...

all you need to do is scrub it down with vinegar and rinse with ro water. copper will not be absorbed by silicone
...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By mbbuna
that should be fine. i would try to get as much...

that should be fine. i would try to get as much water out of it as i could before storing it
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,535
Posted By mbbuna
for some reason i dont think the OP was expecting...

for some reason i dont think the OP was expecting this reaction :lol: where did they go anyway? i wonder if there pump is still rattling?
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 01/09/2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,557
Posted By mbbuna
dude, wash your dirty dishes in the sink before...

dude, wash your dirty dishes in the sink before taking photos and posting them on the internet :lol:
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Id
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Posted By mbbuna
Re: Id

if thats an algae i would love to know the name

looks like a monti frag stuck into the rock to me
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By mbbuna
i would rather have both skimmers getting dirty...

i would rather have both skimmers getting dirty water. feeding skimmer b. with already skimmed water from a. is pointless IMO
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Id
Views: 404
Posted By mbbuna
1- dont know for sure but could be porites ...

1- dont know for sure but could be porites

2- looks like a leather coral not a mushroom

3- Padina algae

4- cyanobacteria

5-sponge
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By mbbuna
bioballs are good at converting ammonia to...

bioballs are good at converting ammonia to nitrites and nitrites to nitrates but because bioballs dont have any deep crevises/ oxygen deprived spaces they can support a different type of bacteria...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,535
Posted By mbbuna
the flow with out the deflectors comes out in two...

the flow with out the deflectors comes out in two flat streams at about a 45 angle like this >0. for me i didnt like it because the flow was just pointing up and down and wasn't moving any water out...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,535
Posted By mbbuna
http://img110.imageshack.us/img110/7325/img2261hw3...

http://img110.imageshack.us/img110/7325/img2261hw3.jpg


http://img246.imageshack.us/img246/8636/img2263va6.jpg

http://img404.imageshack.us/img404/7987/img2264bk0.jpg

i paid nothing for the...
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 01/09/2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,557
Posted By mbbuna
http://www.clamsdirect.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1...

http://www.clamsdirect.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1994
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 01/09/2008, 01:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,557
Posted By mbbuna
are you kidding me? the photo of skins poor dead...

are you kidding me? the photo of skins poor dead clam is of a maxima
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By mbbuna
nope;) when i first signed up here i wanted...

nope;) when i first signed up here i wanted mbuna but it was taken so i added another b.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=mbuna&btnG=Google+Search
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By mbbuna
Andy my apology's to you :thumbsup: i did...

Andy

my apology's to you :thumbsup: i did think you were speaking to me however i wasn't offended. i just wanted to clarify and i also have a hard time not talking about clams :D

sending you a...
Forum: Tridacnid Clams and other Mollusks 01/09/2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By mbbuna
it is i guess. but ive seen many people say that...

it is i guess. but ive seen many people say that they placed a great looking healthy clam into there tank to be swarmed by them.

i think that some people actually have a predatory cousin that...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,535
Posted By mbbuna
ive had 4 #4's for a while now. one of mine...

ive had 4 #4's for a while now. one of mine clanked like that once and it was the washer missing like i said.

i have to agree on the customer service. when i got mine it was right when they first...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By mbbuna
:thumbsup: how about a some tank photos?

:thumbsup:

how about a some tank photos?
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