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Forum: Corallimorpharians 01/08/2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,159
Posted By blide
Either way would work... I prefer the fixture...

Either way would work... I prefer the fixture and picked mine up locally from a club member for $200.
Forum: Corallimorpharians 01/08/2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,159
Posted By blide
Yes, I do have overkill on equipment. I had a...

Yes, I do have overkill on equipment. I had a bigger tank going before I moved, so I just used the equipment I already had to setup the tank.

The TEK lights come with individual reflectors.
Forum: Corallimorpharians 01/08/2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,159
Posted By blide
4X24w T5's without a doubt! I've had a 250w MH...

4X24w T5's without a doubt! I've had a 250w MH (14k, 10K, & 20K) on my 20g and when I put my T5 fixture it looked so awesome I promised mysef I would never go back to MH. The T5's make the colors...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/07/2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,159
Posted By blide
Awesome! Nice wood work! :cool:

Awesome! Nice wood work! :cool:
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/03/2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,197
Posted By blide
Here's a pic of one of the dfwmas members tank. ...

Here's a pic of one of the dfwmas members tank. I thinks it's a 215g or bigger... Either way two massive colonies. :)

http://www.dfwmas.org/Forums/UpLoAdS/100_7618_162.jpg
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/03/2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,810
Posted By blide
It's the coral in the center of the tank.. :) ...

It's the coral in the center of the tank.. :) (It was about the size of a soccer ball before, but I chopped about 90% of it when I downgraded. )
...
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 01/02/2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 65,928
Posted By blide
My tank... ...

My tank...

http://www.dfwmas.org/Forums/UpLoAdS/fulltank_188.jpg
Forum: Corallimorpharians 12/30/2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 79,808
Posted By blide
Here's a FTS I took yesterday... No close up,...

Here's a FTS I took yesterday... No close up, but lots of rics...:D

http://www.dfwmas.org/Forums/UpLoAdS/fulltank_188.jpg
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 12/28/2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,351
Posted By blide
Holy cow! You might need to setup a camera to...

Holy cow! You might need to setup a camera to make sure that anenome and colt coral aren't jumping out and eating the neighborhood pets at night.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/28/2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By blide
reefdiva, Nice and clean I really like it. ...

reefdiva,

Nice and clean I really like it. Good job!
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 12/28/2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 757
Views: 155,311
Posted By blide
Looks like those corals look right at home......

Looks like those corals look right at home... :rollface:
Forum: Corallimorpharians 12/23/2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,159
Posted By blide
That's a big rock no wonder you said you paid a...

That's a big rock no wonder you said you paid a lot. :)
Forum: Corallimorpharians 12/23/2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,159
Posted By blide
I have agree with Azruel on the different colors...

I have agree with Azruel on the different colors of blue some are light, dark, and multi color. I've also found T5 actinic's really bring out the colors of ric's and give them a more full look.
...
Forum: Corallimorpharians 12/19/2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,080
Posted By blide
Yes, you're right I meant to say more...

Yes, you're right I meant to say more photosynthetic. :)

Didn't mean to contradict just trying to point out from expierence ric's don't really need to be hand fed food and live off "poop". I...
Forum: Corallimorpharians 12/19/2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By blide
I agree just cut it... The fishing line just...

I agree just cut it... The fishing line just prolonging the process. Use a sharp razor and make a clean cut and you shouldn't have to worry about recovery.
Forum: Corallimorpharians 12/19/2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,080
Posted By blide
I don't think inverts count... ...

I don't think inverts count...



Ricordea are photosynthetic..
Forum: Corallimorpharians 12/17/2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 79,808
Posted By blide
Ric's are the greatest! Here's one of mine: ...

Ric's are the greatest!

Here's one of mine:
http://www.dfwmas.org/Forums/UpLoAdS/newt52_127.jpg
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/14/2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 313,428
Posted By blide
Great thanks for info... Take care I'll be...

Great thanks for info... Take care

I'll be sure to post some pic's when I get it up and running.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/14/2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 313,428
Posted By blide
Thanks for the response... I'm really...

Thanks for the response...

I'm really wanting to move away from the MH though and just go with T5's to save on electricty, heat, and etc. So I guess my question was really what 4 bulb combo...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/14/2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 913
Views: 313,428
Posted By blide
Oh oh oh... Do me.... :) 20H Small...

Oh oh oh... Do me.... :)

20H Small Ricordia/SPS tank

Currently using a 250mh XM 20K - Electronic Ballast (ARO)

I was using a Hamilton 14k and my SPS colors were looking great, but my...
Forum: Dallas/Fort Worth Marine Aquarium Society (DFWMAS) 12/14/2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By blide
You can always do the shot glass trick... ...

You can always do the shot glass trick...

Put some rubble rock in a shot glass and place the frag inside and then cover it with some netting.
Forum: Dallas/Fort Worth Marine Aquarium Society (DFWMAS) 12/12/2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By blide
It should work I've done it in the past. Just...

It should work I've done it in the past. Just make sure the net isn't too lose because if the shroom turns upside down it will attach to the net. :rolleyes:
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 12/11/2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By blide
I've a couple of awesome white Rasta leathers in...

I've a couple of awesome white Rasta leathers in the past.
Forum: Soft Coral Keepers 12/11/2007, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By blide
Also your Alk maybe low... My leathers looked...

Also your Alk maybe low... My leathers looked like that one time when my Alk got real low.
Forum: Dallas/Fort Worth Marine Aquarium Society (DFWMAS) 12/10/2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,263
Posted By blide
Yes, just login and when you click the "You have...

Yes, just login and when you click the "You have new message" link on the main page (not the pop up) remove the "http://www.dfwmas.org" part from the url and replace it with http://216.97.46.103 and...
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