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Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/10/2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! From the ELOS Mg test...

Greetings All !

From the ELOS Mg test instructions ...

Spelling, capitalization & punctuation (and lack thereof) is theirs ... I'm just the primate with a keyboard. :lol:

European decimal...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/05/2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By mesocosm
The Filter Guys are excellent ... :thumbsup:...

The Filter Guys are excellent ... :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Forum: SPS Keepers 01/01/2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 20,453
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! On a straight-up...

Greetings All !


On a straight-up empirical level? No question ... this is why some of my assertions & speculations get slapped around merrily by folks like Chris Jury when the discussion gets...
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/31/2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 20,453
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! My use of the term...

Greetings All !


My use of the term "photo-inhibition" over in the chemistry forum was intended as a general description for the purpose of furthering discussion in that particular thread. We...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/28/2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,102
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! The kalk reactor, in...

Greetings All !


The kalk reactor, in combination with the calcium reactor ... once correctly dialed-in ... should give you nicely stable alkalinity and calcium levels. Regular supplementation...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/28/2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,102
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! ironman2 ... Many Thanks...

Greetings All !


ironman2 ... Many Thanks for the additional information! Very Useful :thumbsup:


The choice to cut back was correct. Excess N & P aren't the issues.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/27/2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,102
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! Gods of the Reef ......

Greetings All !



Gods of the Reef ... been there, done that. Welcome to the club ... :lol:
Stay strong. The Reefkeeping Gods reward the persistent, and punish the weak ... and the trendy.
...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/27/2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,102
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! You're more than...

Greetings All !



You're more than welcome, but it remains to be seen whether or not anything I have to say will be of any real use to you ... :lol:



We can hope ... :eek2:.
Stay tuned,...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/26/2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,102
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! You know what you're...

Greetings All !



You know what you're doing, this ain't your first reef rodeo, and you know what it is to watch the anthozoan-children die ...

... excellent. :lol: :D


From your other...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/26/2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,102
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! As more folks begin...

Greetings All !



As more folks begin to examine the outer surfaces of their corals, and the environment immediately adjacent to their corals (the holobiont) with microscope toys, I suspect...
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/25/2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 20,453
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! Great question ... nice....

Greetings All !


Great question ... nice. :thumbsup:

At first glance, this does seem tempting, doesn't it? The rub is that this doesn't take us where we want to go (increased ...
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/22/2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,623
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! An interesting idea...

Greetings All !



An interesting idea ... :thumbsup:

For educators (K-12) who are interested in integrating aquaria into their classroom, or actual hands-on student experimentation with...
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/11/2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 20,453
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! Indeed ... :thumbsup: ...

Greetings All !



Indeed ... :thumbsup:



JMO
:D
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/11/2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 20,453
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! My twisted little...

Greetings All !



My twisted little mind categorizes the so-called "probiotic" and "bacterioplankton" systems along three main pathways:
(1) Carbon Dosing (vodka or sugar dosing)
(2) Carbon...
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/11/2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 20,453
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! Many thanks again to...

Greetings All !


Many thanks again to Chris Jury (McSaxmaster) for posting this one:



For anyone interested, the link to the full article (pdf) is/was:...
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/11/2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 20,453
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! Agreed ... the...

Greetings All !


Agreed ... the bacterioplankton export pathway isn't there. :D


This is a common misconception regarding systems utilizing zeolithic reactor vessels. While cation exchange...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/09/2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 74,910
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! bergzy ... Sweet ! ...

Greetings All !


bergzy ... Sweet ! :thumbsup: :D


A couple of lines jumped out at me ...

This is something I always try to be very ... very ... careful with. Making the jump from lab...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/09/2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 74,910
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! When I put "vodka" into...

Greetings All !


When I put "vodka" into the Reefkeeping search engine, it returned this:

The Old Becomes New, Yet Again: Sandbeds and Vodka - Part II
Eric Borneman
Reefkeeping Magazine,...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/08/2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 74,910
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! Not meaning to nitpick...

Greetings All !


Not meaning to nitpick (... and I'm well aware that most of the folks reading this have little use for, or interest in, the literature distinctions that I usually post ...), but...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/08/2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 74,910
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! Several groups of...

Greetings All !


Several groups of bacteria in marine aquaria are photosynthetic, the most familiar one being cyanobacteria (aka blue-green algae). Also, in terms of N and P processing, we're...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 12/06/2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! Hermatypic corals...

Greetings All !


Hermatypic corals typically host the functional majority of their zooxanthellae in a tissue layer called the gastrodermis (sometimes referenced as the inner gastrodermis). This...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 11/28/2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! Hmmm ... the links work...

Greetings All !


Hmmm ... the links work for me. Some of the article clearing sites require registration (it's free) before you can access their stuff (... unhappily, most also require payment to...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 11/27/2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! DFAA will definitiely...

Greetings All !


DFAA will definitiely make it into the nitrogen cycle. The real question is the form that it will take. Some of the DFAA will get passed through into the main system (the most...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 11/27/2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! The carbon source you...

Greetings All !


The carbon source you select could have a profound effect on how the amino acids gets utilized.


Dosed amino acids would definitely get utilized ...
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/21/2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 20,453
Posted By mesocosm
Greetings All ! This kind of...

Greetings All !



This kind of observation is really worth paying attention to ... as are Big E's observations regarding the distinctions between alkalinity "burn", tissue recession, and...
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