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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/12/2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,113
Posted By ChadOwens
OOOPS.... A bunch of cake sprinkles just fell in my tank.... will things be okay???

So my tank is under a cabinet with some cooking stuff in it... ie.... cake sprinkles. Quite a few fell into my 12g nano.... I got all I could out of the tank. Anybody know if cake sprinkles are...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/10/2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,858
Posted By ChadOwens
Ok, I have Lugols solution.... How many drops do...

Ok, I have Lugols solution.... How many drops do i put in the bowl of water.

Thanks

Chad
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/10/2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,858
Posted By ChadOwens
How do i do an Iodine dip on my goniopora?

It apears my near blue goniopora has brow jelly on it. How do i do an Iodine dip on it? I have had it 3 days now and it has yet to open.... Is it a lost cause?


Thanks
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 01/09/2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By ChadOwens
75w viper head on 12g nano. Rose Bubble tip.......

75w viper head on 12g nano. Rose Bubble tip.... looks good and has bubble tips throughtout the day... hosts a clown fish... at night it loses some of its "bubble-ness." Tank has been established over...
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 01/09/2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By ChadOwens
Is it normal for a Bubble tip to close up for about an hour or 2 each day

I have had my bubble tip anenome for about a week now and it has been regularly closing up for a few hours towards the end of the light cycle and then re-opening. Is this normal...bad?


Thanks
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Forum: Buyer/Seller Feedback 10/28/2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,667
Posted By ChadOwens
Bill is great to work with and sell excellent...

Bill is great to work with and sell excellent corals. I accidentally gave the wrong shipping address so my shippment was delayed a day but everything still made it in good condition... even SPS. The...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/27/2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 320
Posted By ChadOwens
I got rid of the blue tang, added some bacteria,...

I got rid of the blue tang, added some bacteria, and added a bag of denitrate whish says also helps with nitrite

I did all this this morning.... How long until the nitrite will start falling....
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/26/2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 494
Posted By ChadOwens
Mine also got stuck in a power head once... he...

Mine also got stuck in a power head once... he didn't look so good.... his eye was almost gone and his spike were permanently stuck up on his head for a few weeks. Since then he has regrown an eye...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/26/2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 320
Posted By ChadOwens
0 ammonia - 0 nitrates yes, i am using...

0 ammonia - 0 nitrates

yes, i am using DT's... it smells really bad... thats normal....right?

I went to the LFS this morning and said that yes I have to many fish but that should not cause...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/26/2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 320
Posted By ChadOwens
nitrites

nitrites
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/26/2007, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 320
Posted By ChadOwens
No skimmer.... I am open to suggestions as...

No skimmer....

I am open to suggestions as to a more appropriate stock list for this tank. The Blue tang, clown, and scooter (they are all very small) are really the only things things I must...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/26/2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 320
Posted By ChadOwens
Filters are clean... plenty of flow (mj900 and...

Filters are clean... plenty of flow (mj900 and koralia in tank, +mj900 on chiller). Overfeeding can cause an immediate spike like this? I don't think I'm overfeeding... though I might be overdoing it...
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/25/2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 320
Posted By ChadOwens
LFS Water... I tested it and its fine. An...

LFS Water... I tested it and its fine.

An external one no... I have regular spong filter, organic filter, and chemipure in first chamber, Rubble and macro algea in second chamber(sort of a fuge)....
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/25/2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 320
Posted By ChadOwens
I have : coral: 1 large carnation coral 6...

I have :
coral:
1 large carnation coral
6 heads of frogspaw
Clam
Zoos
Green Clove polyps
Star polyps
toadstool
Forum: New to the Hobby 10/25/2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 320
Posted By ChadOwens
Nitrite keeps spiking... help! (Not a new tank)

I have been having problems with recent nitrite spikes..... I checked the water this morning and everything was perfect... 0 nitrites. Then, i noticed my blue tand and pipe fish acting all crazy so I...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 10/18/2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By ChadOwens
How do you keep your large aquariums clean... Anyone have a tall aquarium 5'h or more

I am in the process of deciding on what size and shape custom aquarium to build in wall. I have smaller aquariums now in which I clean the sand and scrap the glass etc. How do you guys do such things...
Forum: Zoanthids 10/12/2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By ChadOwens
okay... After further investigation i found tons...

okay... After further investigation i found tons of these little bugs all over the place and especially all over my zoos!

A couple of my colonies are completly destroyed as a result of these...
Forum: Zoanthids 10/12/2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By ChadOwens
Thanks for that link... good site. I found the...

Thanks for that link... good site. I found the things i was talking about in the pest gallery....amphipods i believe.

Are these the pods you were refering to gflat65? Should i get a little...
Forum: Zoanthids 10/12/2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By ChadOwens
Are thses bugs eating my zoanthids?

I noticed some really small clear spider like bug things crawling around in my tank. I have been trying to find what ever is eating my zoos for sometime but i'm not to sure what im looking for. What...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 10/11/2007, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By ChadOwens
Good info... thanks... i guess ill move it back...

Good info... thanks... i guess ill move it back into the light to an area with better flow.


Thanks

Chad
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 10/09/2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By ChadOwens
Okay... I moved it to a more shaded location...As...

Okay... I moved it to a more shaded location...As of now I'm feeding it phytoplankton 1-2x a day and I'll pick up some of the other foods you guys recommended.

Another question: Will this coral...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 10/08/2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By ChadOwens
Carnation Coral question

I just got a large red carnation coral and at present i placed it in a spot with direct light. I just read up a little bit on these corals and everything i found said they like to be in a more shaded...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/04/2007, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By ChadOwens
thats it! okay good to know. thanks chad

thats it! okay good to know.

thanks

chad
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/04/2007, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By ChadOwens
There is a bunch of scary looking red worms in my tank...what are they??

I just checked out my tank after the lights were turned off for they day and noticed a bunch of red worms things all over the place! What are these things...some of them are pretty big....up to 2...
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 09/29/2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By ChadOwens
My clown fish won't eat??

I have 2 clown fish and neither of them will eat (got them about 2 weeks ago). I have tried mysis, brine, and flake food. They chase the food around the tank and eat it but then spit it back out. Any...
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