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Forum: The Lounge 01/11/2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By scotmc
Anytime. I should have know better than to...

Anytime.

I should have know better than to repond to a thread about hockey on a reef site. I am sure, if i went into a hospital and told a bunch of doctors, I was a student of medicine: but, I...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/11/2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,379
Posted By scotmc
Looks like your gona have another one. Don't...

Looks like your gona have another one. Don't touch it. It will split and attach to something else in the tank.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/11/2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By scotmc
I used Loctite lastnight. It is safe. I went to...

I used Loctite lastnight. It is safe. I went to a local LFS. They had TLF epoxy for 22. I could not belive it. Loctite is good stuff
Forum: The Lounge 01/11/2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By scotmc
When was the last time you went to a professional...

When was the last time you went to a professional hockey game?? (1960). I think your confusing the UFC with professionl Hockey. I have friends who have played both sports professionaly. They both...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/11/2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,561
Posted By scotmc
This has become in interesting thread. Just as...

This has become in interesting thread. Just as people have been hard on sufunk for crying about prices. There is no need for underwaterparadise to justify your business practices. If your not making...
Forum: The Lounge 01/11/2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By scotmc
As a former college player. Hockey is one of the...

As a former college player. Hockey is one of the few sports that polices itself. Issues are resolved on the ice. That is the reason refs don't get involved in a fight. The NHL has implemented new...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By scotmc
Well said. If you don't have a fuge. You could...

Well said. If you don't have a fuge. You could put a filter sock on your hose when changing your water.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,305
Posted By scotmc
For retun pumps, either Ehiem or Ocean Runner. ...

For retun pumps, either Ehiem or Ocean Runner. Since the dollar has sank. Ocean runner is a great. I use a OR 2500, very happy with it so far. I have a Ehiem 1260 for a back up. This was before...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/10/2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,561
Posted By scotmc
Your having a very hard time understanding...

Your having a very hard time understanding ecominics 101. Are you just upset because you can't afford them? Their must be a market for these prices, or they would not sell. Vendors prices are...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 495
Posted By scotmc
I find when peple don't tank the time to fill out...

I find when peple don't tank the time to fill out any information. Then ask the question " will the shark eat the fish". It's a pretty safe bet it's a TROLL.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,389
Posted By scotmc
I wish ,I had cleaned my MR before I put it in...

I wish ,I had cleaned my MR before I put it in the tank. The tank was new and I did many water changes before I put anything in the tank. I had cayno and a small alage problem. I took the bad rock...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By scotmc
You do not need a canister filter to run carbon....

You do not need a canister filter to run carbon. You can use a LF 150. Yes it is a phosban reactor, but can run carbon in it.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By scotmc
This is what carbon is used for. A canister...

This is what carbon is used for. A canister filter will not get you better results. The best way to "polish" water is the use of carbon.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,255
Posted By scotmc
I hate to tell you, but did not do it good...

I hate to tell you, but did not do it good enough. Since your not adding food. The alage is being fed from the rocks. I have gone threw this. It's far easier to do this when nothing is in the...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By scotmc
Most peole use a LF 150 with carbon. Does a good...

Most peole use a LF 150 with carbon. Does a good job
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,255
Posted By scotmc
I would take the rock out and soak in 50/50...

I would take the rock out and soak in 50/50 solution until the rock were clean. It's going to take a lot of phosphate and time to remove all that alage. Imo, if you don't address the problem from...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/10/2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,561
Posted By scotmc
This thread is like a bad horror movie, it just...

This thread is like a bad horror movie, it just wont die.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By scotmc
First, you return will only be able to handle...

First, you return will only be able to handle 600GPH. Get a pump that will handle that, plus any headloss. The flow in your main tank will be terermined on what your keeeping. FOLR 20x is a good...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By scotmc
Depending on head loss. OR 2500 or Eheim1260. ...

Depending on head loss. OR 2500 or Eheim1260. Since Eheim prices have gone through the roof. Ocean runner, is your best bet.
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,561
Posted By scotmc
Don't fault a good salesmen..this thread is...

Don't fault a good salesmen..this thread is pointless.
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,561
Posted By scotmc
This is common in all luxury items. Why fault...

This is common in all luxury items. Why fault the enterpeur?? They take all the risks, come up with the capital and then hope for the reward. Most people will not spend $800 on a colony. Have the...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By scotmc
there is no problem with no splash guard. If you...

there is no problem with no splash guard. If you do use one. It will increase your temp and your bulbs will lose life and par. If you want a spalsh guard, I would go with another fixture, with a...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By scotmc
no fan..

no fan..
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By scotmc
My 6 bulb is 4in from the water. I don not use a...

My 6 bulb is 4in from the water. I don not use a shield. I see a 2 degree increase with 6 lights running for 6 hours. IMO, they don't run hot/
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By scotmc
It depends on what your keeping. I have a FLR...

It depends on what your keeping. I have a FLR and LPS coral. I have a flow around 40 x volume. SPS will need more. I run 3 tunze(6055 and 2 6045) I have found pointing two powerheads at each...
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