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Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,369
Posted By wayne in norway
You haven't had real ich then -what you've...

You haven't had real ich then -what you've described will not make cryptocaryon disappear, let alone velvet.

And nor will dipping - the fish will be dead long before parasites embedded below the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/10/2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,564
Posted By wayne in norway
Sorry for the delay in replying. You could try...

Sorry for the delay in replying. You could try reseeding with Prodibio or an equivalent or , and this would be my preference, replace some live rock. I say it's my preference because I belive that...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/09/2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,564
Posted By wayne in norway
You're likely not helped by the fact that if...

You're likely not helped by the fact that if you've had cyano for 6 months any beneficial,desirable bacteria have been outcompeted and starved to death ........

You need to fix the cyano and...
Forum: Reef Fishes 01/08/2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By wayne in norway
Female steeneis are an entirely different colour...

Female steeneis are an entirely different colour pattern. Dialectus is a much duller colour than male steenei's.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/04/2008, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By wayne in norway
My advice would be consistent, and use a breeder...

My advice would be consistent, and use a breeder rather than a tall tank. Have some very hairy , trash live rock in there that you're willing to pull out and sacrifice if you need to treat the tank...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/04/2008, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By wayne in norway
I tried it trying to get spawning pairs and ended...

I tried it trying to get spawning pairs and ended up with more dead fish than I like. Proceed with extreme caution and make sure you can get the weaker fish out.
And that was with more 'peaceful'...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/04/2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By wayne in norway
Butterflies aren't copper sensitive so I'd go...

Butterflies aren't copper sensitive so I'd go for that stright off.

After a full week of no eating and ich on top he'll be pretty weak. You might try adding sugar to the tankwater so he will be...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/28/2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By wayne in norway
Agree - anything that goes in after the fish is...

Agree - anything that goes in after the fish is obviously food.....

I would think in order of danger clams then lps then zo's are the most likely to go....

You can always try pairing them -...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/28/2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,096
Posted By wayne in norway
The only problem, if it is one, with the Tunze's...

The only problem, if it is one, with the Tunze's is that they are so fussy about water level that an autotopup is an absolute must, but you'll soo want one of those anyway if you don't already have...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/28/2007, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,236
Posted By wayne in norway
You can't get equivalent quality US made...

You can't get equivalent quality US made fixtures? - all these lights are going to be horribly expensive with the dollar rate.... and at the end of the day they are a ballast, bulb and reflectors in...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/28/2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By wayne in norway
I bought a lux meter because it was a lot more...

I bought a lux meter because it was a lot more affordable than a PAR meter- it's not perfect but it's a load better than nothing. At 225 I suspect a lot of people would start at least thinking about...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/28/2007, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By wayne in norway
Most likely the contents were wet. Get water i...

Most likely the contents were wet. Get water i nthere and amongst other things the separate Ca and alk ions will combine to form calcium carbonate particles which are effectively insoluble because...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/27/2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,096
Posted By wayne in norway
How much is a Schuran Jetskim 100. I have one,...

How much is a Schuran Jetskim 100. I have one, small footprint, idiot proof, skims nicely.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/27/2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,192
Posted By wayne in norway
They're better than the Deltec and AM autotopups,...

They're better than the Deltec and AM autotopups, and you don't hear of many problems. I like mine. The price is what it is.... the parts are OK, it has markup of course as someone else does the...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/27/2007, 03:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By wayne in norway
Mine was perfectly behaved, but ate aiptasia. ...

Mine was perfectly behaved, but ate aiptasia. These guys are really, really variable in what they will eat, and it depends to a large extent on where they come from - ones from Hawaii are nearly...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/18/2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By wayne in norway
I've done it, but generally prefer to avoid it. ...

I've done it, but generally prefer to avoid it. If one is sick you're pretty well guaranteed the other is as well. Also in a fairly barren tank aggression seems to be magnified, but in a 40 gal...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/18/2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By wayne in norway
My lfs carries them and I know people with them -...

My lfs carries them and I know people with them - what do you want to know. Very nice, high quality glass and cabinet, plumbing seems to work, ditto lights, can't comment on skimmers as don't know...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/12/2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,557
Posted By wayne in norway
I have a male coccinicauda that I have tried to...

I have a male coccinicauda that I have tried to pair twice. He has pestered the females to death twice, but he's now i na 180 so I might try again. For a fish reputedly peaceful for a dotty he...
Forum: Reef Fishes 11/30/2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By wayne in norway
Yes mine will eat anything green. My kole has...

Yes mine will eat anything green. My kole has never eaten caulerpa, just microfilm algae.
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/28/2007, 06:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,041
Posted By wayne in norway
If I was you , and really wanted to take the...

If I was you , and really wanted to take the jawfish, I would pack them in my checked hold luggage and take them with me on the flight rather than sending them freight. Norwegian customs won't bust...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/27/2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,041
Posted By wayne in norway
I live in Norway, and yes it is very expensive,...

I live in Norway, and yes it is very expensive, especially compared to the US which is very very cheap. But then again everything else is expensive, so get used to it or you will not be able to...
Forum: Reef Fishes 11/06/2007, 03:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By wayne in norway
You would likely be ok but you never know. SO...

You would likely be ok but you never know. SO yes, slight risk.

I have a pair of Centropyge flavipectoralis, and I qt'ed them for a month in a half filled 20 long so I would think you would be ok...
Forum: Reef Fishes 10/30/2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 49,825
Posted By wayne in norway
I'm amazed 49 people are claining to own...

I'm amazed 49 people are claining to own Paracentropyge boylei - I've seen a lot of fish, but never one of these.

How many are in captivitiy in the US - any guesses?
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/25/2007, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By wayne in norway
A skimmershould pull it out. You need to address...

A skimmershould pull it out. You need to address the nutrient problem that is causing the green water tho'.
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/15/2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By wayne in norway
I use exactly the same water on my main tank and...

I use exactly the same water on my main tank and my nano, and one had cyno, and one didn't. I even swap water between the two routinely because it's a super easy way to control the parameters of the...
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