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Forum: Reef Discussion 07/12/2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By Mad Scientist
Will a Reef Ruin my furniture?

I'm once again thinking about setting up a new reef in my living room. We have a nice leather couch with metal legs, an expensive rug etc. Our insurance will take care of us in the event of a flood...
Forum: Boston Reefers Society 01/11/2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By Mad Scientist
CO2 fills on the South Shore???

Hi Guys,

I was wondering if anyone knew a place that fills co2 cylinders on the South Shore. I live in Cohasset.

I called Lovely Pet today and the guy was clueless.

Any help would be...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/30/2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Mad Scientist
bump

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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/28/2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Mad Scientist
Unhappy CSS HELP - will rio needle wheel work??

Hi Guys,

My impeller broke on my Coralife Superskimmer (220) the other day. I'm pretty much screwed. No one has a replament impeller in stock (champion lighting quoted at a month before then...
Forum: Reef Discussion 08/08/2006, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Mad Scientist
bump

bump
Forum: Reef Discussion 08/07/2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Mad Scientist
Question SW and leather furniture

I'm setting up a new reef. One of the prime locations in my home is within 3' of an expensive leather furniture set.

I've heard lots of stories of aresoled SW damaging leather and metal in the...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 07/26/2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By Mad Scientist
I'd hang tight, but be on guard for any changes.

I'd hang tight, but be on guard for any changes.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 06/25/2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By Mad Scientist
Both

Both
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 06/20/2006, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By Mad Scientist
The reason there is ammonia in your tank is from...

The reason there is ammonia in your tank is from all the waste and dead bacteria that are in the sand. This is a big problem that will come back to bite you sooner or later. Using old sand is almost...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 06/20/2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By Mad Scientist
Through away all the old substrate, buy some LR...

Through away all the old substrate, buy some LR and start over. Otherwise you are in for lots of trouble in the coming months.

To add fish the number should be 0 - 0 - somthing (10-40ppm). But,...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 06/17/2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By Mad Scientist
Do a water change, feed him. It sounds like...

Do a water change, feed him.

It sounds like (from you tank description) that you are trying to the 'big fish that need tons of room' thing is small tank - in general this is not a good idea.
...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 06/17/2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Mad Scientist
Tough one. I would suggest swithing to LR based...

Tough one. I would suggest swithing to LR based filtration.

LR is expensive, but so is livestock. Why even bother with the 6" bubble wand, that seems like kind-of a freshwater mentality. If...
Forum: Vendor Experiences 06/14/2006, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Mad Scientist
Anyone ever buy a glass aquarium online?

Hi Guys,

I've always heard that glass aqarium are too expensive and heavy to shift. Has anyone ever found a company that makes it work? I'm looking a 90gallon AG and I'mnot thrilled with any...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 06/12/2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,532
Posted By Mad Scientist
This is a great old thread that I stumbled on...

This is a great old thread that I stumbled on while searching for some info on beta glucan.

The one thing I would add is that I belive it is of the utmost importance to have lots of healthy LR...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 05/10/2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Mad Scientist
Re: Yellow Tang theory. Is this true?

YT tangs are pretty chippy but are by no means invincible. In fact, I had a YT really beaten up by a LP angel in my 220. Sohals are bigger and meaner then YTs IME. If you are lucky maybe the shoal...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 05/06/2006, 10:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 953
Posted By Mad Scientist
I think both theories have some merit, but I...

I think both theories have some merit, but I think your post is way, way too strong......


http://csmonitor.com/2002/0322/p02s01-usgn.html

From the article:

"Related to this theory is the...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 05/06/2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 953
Posted By Mad Scientist
I agree - I think ship's ballasts are to blame....

I agree - I think ship's ballasts are to blame. It's a huge problem though as these guys are nailing native fish - throwing off the whole balance and such.

I know a number of people that have...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 05/06/2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By Mad Scientist
FS: MR2 Skimmer

This MR2 skimmer is about 9 months and in excellent condition. I moved a while ago and I'm finally breaking this tank down (it was left at my parents home). No pump.

$225 plus $15 USPS...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 04/22/2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Mad Scientist
Re: Copperbanded butterfly

These guys love feather dusters. I used pour green-water in my tank when I kept CBB just so that my LR would be covered in dusters. Espically early on (when the fish is not taking frozen) high...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 04/15/2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Mad Scientist
I'm looking at deltec hang-ons right now, so far...

I'm looking at deltec hang-ons right now, so far they seem superior to everything else on the market
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 03/28/2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 385
Posted By Mad Scientist
What are you running for a ozone set-up? I'm...

What are you running for a ozone set-up? I'm thinking of going ozone for my new system. It's a show system and NEED crystal clear water.

TIA
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 03/28/2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By Mad Scientist
I would not trust them at all with clams.

I would not trust them at all with clams.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 03/26/2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Mad Scientist
They are tough too. Get a smaller lion...

They are tough too.

Get a smaller lion (train it to feed off frozen) and put it with a non-tiny maroon and there's no way you will have a problem.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 03/25/2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Mad Scientist
Looks good to me. In terms of the wrasse, I'm a...

Looks good to me. In terms of the wrasse, I'm a big tusk fan.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 03/24/2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 800
Posted By Mad Scientist
5" in a year FOR A JUVI trigger would, IMO, be...

5" in a year FOR A JUVI trigger would, IMO, be about the bare minimum. But, lets say you are right and it's about 5" per year. This poster reported .75" of growth in 4 months - which would be only...
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