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Forum: Central Illinois Marine Aquarists (CIMA) 01/10/2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By tcilmo
Moving in May

I am currently living in Washington, Il and Due to recent events I will be moving out of state in May to Coumbia Mo. My girlfriend and I are going to be attending MU next year. Go Tigers. :-) I have...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By tcilmo
I dont defrost my cubes. I just toss them in . ....

I dont defrost my cubes. I just toss them in . . . I have two 20 gallon tanks. 1 perc and 1 yellow stripe marone. Not in the same tank of course. I just cut a cube in 1/2 and 1 goes in 1 and one goes...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By tcilmo
saltwaterfish.com or www.liveaquaria.com are...

saltwaterfish.com or www.liveaquaria.com are going to be two of the best places to buy from. Should have no problems with either one. www.liveaquaria.com was good to me, ordered some zoo's, got the...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By tcilmo
Use a product called purple up, I like it and it...

Use a product called purple up, I like it and it worked well in my opnion. Some will get cross info some people love it other people hate it. Heres a link to check it out . . ....
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/04/2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By tcilmo
I would give it a month, then do a water changes,...

I would give it a month, then do a water changes, let things settle for a couple off weeks then you should be able to start adding critters.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By tcilmo
Mine just decided to host one day in a buch on my...

Mine just decided to host one day in a buch on my fuzzy mushrooms odd I know . . . I have heard the clowns will host in almost in anything . I not sure how to make them host. I a lot of stuff I read...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By tcilmo
What I did when I started my tanks was 1/2 the...

What I did when I started my tanks was 1/2 the sand was live sand and the other half was not. Not sure if that helps at all.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By tcilmo
I Found this on another fourm, hope it helps. ...

I Found this on another fourm, hope it helps.

A friend of mine used a home-made trap made out of 4" clear acrylic tubing with a sliding door and fishing line. He left it open, in the tank for...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 397
Posted By tcilmo
I like Diamond gobies, yes that do put sand where...

I like Diamond gobies, yes that do put sand where ever . . . I never had a big problem with mine. However that is a chance you can take. . .
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By tcilmo
just follow what taillonjohn and Shooter7...

just follow what taillonjohn and Shooter7 recomended and you should be fine. Using live rock to seed base rock is a fabulous idea.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By tcilmo
Do not see a problem with the first one to add...

Do not see a problem with the first one to add air, most people dont want one in their display tank though. Going to have to left some one else assit you with the 2ed question though.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 282
Posted By tcilmo
I had a clown once that decided it wanted to host...

I had a clown once that decided it wanted to host a buch of my large fuzzy mushrooms, he could not get enough of the things. Clowns are so funny sometimes, lol maybe thats why their called clowns.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/03/2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By tcilmo
Is it just that the light is not putting off the...

Is it just that the light is not putting off the right spectrum?
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/03/2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,437
Posted By tcilmo
Wow, I wounder if you write a nasty letter to the...

Wow, I wounder if you write a nasty letter to the corp office how their running the show down their if it would have any affect. I think I would if I was in your shows, heck if Vick can go to jail...
Forum: The Lounge 01/03/2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 957
Posted By tcilmo
I really dont know, however I just did get a...

I really dont know, however I just did get a Jamba Juice Recipe book for xmas, have not had a chance to make anything yet. Will probally make something this weekend and I'll report back.
Forum: Responsible Reefkeeping 01/03/2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,765
Posted By tcilmo
Whats sizes of QT tanks do you guys run? If your...

Whats sizes of QT tanks do you guys run? If your opnion what is the best size for a QT system?
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/03/2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By tcilmo
I though I red some where that chem's kill off...

I though I red some where that chem's kill off the bad stuff along with some of the good bacteria? Not sure, maybe someone with more info \ experience can chime in on this.
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/03/2008, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By tcilmo
My recomendation to help with the hairy stuff is...

My recomendation to help with the hairy stuff is a Sailfin/Algae Blenny. I had one and it took care of all that I had in my tank. More info :

The Sailfin/Algae Blenny is also referred to as...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/03/2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By tcilmo
I have to 20 gal tanks and I order that nano rock...

I have to 20 gal tanks and I order that nano rock package from LA and I was very satisfied with it. Feel free to ask if you have any more questions.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/03/2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By tcilmo
Heck, I have heard all kinds of crazy stories...

Heck, I have heard all kinds of crazy stories about those pesky damsels. friedkalamari, you make it sound easy. lol, I personsally dont have experience in damsel huting, well note with bottles...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/03/2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By tcilmo
I like all the purple, it is my favorite color. ...

I like all the purple, it is my favorite color. Cant wait to see some fishs swimming around in their.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/03/2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By tcilmo
When I had some hair issues, I ended up getting...

When I had some hair issues, I ended up getting an Algae Blenny, and this took care of the problem he seemed to eat all that I had and kept the tank in check. more info, The Sailfin/Algae Blenny is...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/03/2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By tcilmo
10-20% weekly to bi-weekly on water changes is...

10-20% weekly to bi-weekly on water changes is the way to, good idea with the fuge as phenom5 stated. When you start feeing make sure you dont over feed as excess food can cause nitirates to spike.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/03/2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By tcilmo
Yeah just top off with freshwater, I usually do...

Yeah just top off with freshwater, I usually do it on Saturdays . . ., evaporations is all part of the owner a marine tank. You take the the good you take the bad and then you have the facts of life....
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/03/2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By tcilmo
Wow, I have not heard that before about rinseing...

Wow, I have not heard that before about rinseing the cubes. . . , I am going to have to read that thread. I have just been droping the brine cubes in for a couple of years now. Time for some reading.
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