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Forum: Corallimorpharians 11/17/2007, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
I feed mine cyclop-eeze. It generates the most...

I feed mine cyclop-eeze. It generates the most intense feeding response. I have vivid colors, too. I also dose phyto and rotifers.
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/13/2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
What Mavrk said. The vast majority of salinity...

What Mavrk said. The vast majority of salinity refractometers are for measuring NaCl brine (as in making pickles), not NSW. The calibration fluid used for the PinPoint salinity meter has the same...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/12/2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
I have used clear ammonia to do a fishless cycle....

I have used clear ammonia to do a fishless cycle. Here (http://www.algone.com/fishless_cycling.php) is an article on doing this. You will not have to wait for food to rot and produce ammonia.
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 11/11/2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
Looks like I have 3 viable larvae as of...

Looks like I have 3 viable larvae as of yesterday. I just eyeballed the tank and I saw2 of them right away, both with silver bellies.
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 11/09/2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
I have upped their feeding fequency. I am feeding...

I have upped their feeding fequency. I am feeding them Formula 2, Cyclo-eeze, spirulina, and grated shrimp. Most have not hatched as yet. Lots of siler is visible in the eggs, though. Rot culture is...
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 11/07/2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
Another important factor is the head height. How...

Another important factor is the head height. How high are you stacking your tanks?
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/07/2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
Yes, It is a 20 gallon long, not 20 liter. I know...

Yes, It is a 20 gallon long, not 20 liter. I know someday, the shoal of blue-green chromis will move. I am hoping to start a 120 or 125 gallon tank in the spring.
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/07/2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
I have 6 blue-green chromis (the largest is 1.25...

I have 6 blue-green chromis (the largest is 1.25 inches long) and a zebra dartfish. Oh, and a 1.5 inch bi-color blenny. So it's really 8. They are are very small fish and I careful when I feed. Small...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/07/2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
I picked up the EX100 and EX250 about a month and...

I picked up the EX100 and EX250 about a month and a half ago. The 100 is in my 20L and has been doing great service. I use the 250 for mixing salt water. I have no complaints. I really like the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/07/2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 689
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
The slow flow is about contact time the water has...

The slow flow is about contact time the water has with the media. The more time in contact, the more phosphates get removed. Also, high flow makes the media particles grind against one another and...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/07/2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
I have a 20L with 130W PC over it. I have a mix...

I have a 20L with 130W PC over it. I have a mix of discosoma, colt, kenya, nephthea, and ricordia florida. Also 7 fish, some crabs and snails. It's been a fun tank and it is looking real good....
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 11/07/2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
Most did not hatch yet. I collected 1 larva. The...

Most did not hatch yet. I collected 1 larva. The others I saw had disappeared. I did not cover the heater indicator light in the spawning tank as I had in the larva tank. Maybe the others who hatched...
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 11/07/2007, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
Six larvae so far. I shut off the pumps and...

Six larvae so far. I shut off the pumps and filters 30 minutes ago and the lights 10 minutes ago. Went out and bout a quart and a half of rotifers. I put half a quart in the larva tank (5 gal) along...
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 11/07/2007, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
Are you talking about feeding larvae or fry...

Are you talking about feeding larvae or fry (after metamorphosis)? From what I have read, there is a formula of a non-live food, but I think it is based on pulverized spirulina (from Wilkerson's...
Forum: Reef Fishes 11/06/2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,076
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
I have had a flame hawk and a spotted hawk in my...

I have had a flame hawk and a spotted hawk in my 65 gal for 4 months. No problems between the two. I love the flame!
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 11/06/2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
It might be the species of anemone. Here's...

It might be the species of anemone. Here's (http://www.bestfish.com/tips/032698.html) a link to a compatibility chart.

When I added a BTA to the tank with my tomato clowns, the next morning (after...
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 11/06/2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
Tomato Clowns hatchin Tonight

Hi everyone!

I acquired a spawning pair of tomato clowns a couple of months ago. After reducing the number of tankmates, they finally spawned for me.

This first clutch looks to have about 50...
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 11/06/2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By Jeff-in-Akron
I have a spawning pair in a 40 breeder. I started...

I have a spawning pair in a 40 breeder. I started out with the following tankmates:
6-8 inch BTA, a 6 inch Target Fish (Terapon Jarbua), a 2 inch Behn's Damsel (Neoglyphidodon Nigroris) a 2 inch...
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