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Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,237
Posted By Phyxius
Yeah he is probably hiding in the rocks since he...

Yeah he is probably hiding in the rocks since he is new to the environment and tank.



Mine love it too but have you ever thought about how you are feeding shrimp to shrimp........I guess its...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,237
Posted By Phyxius
My daughters 6 line in our tank disappeared for a...

My daughters 6 line in our tank disappeared for a few weeks. We searched the overflow, filters and floor and thought he was a dog snack. Started looking at the LFS around here for a replacement and...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By Phyxius
Great unit and the one I use. Give Jim a call or...

Great unit and the one I use. Give Jim a call or email and they will set you up with the right filters for it to start with. Some people need chloramine filters and others don`t. He will get you...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/10/2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By Phyxius
Radio shack sells the connectors that came with...

Radio shack sells the connectors that came with the Tunze kits. The come in a series of I think 8 connections and you just snap off 2 for use on the pump.
They are low voltage pumps so the way you...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/10/2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Phyxius
Nereaga, I run them on all my tanks and yes...

Nereaga,
I run them on all my tanks and yes they are complete systems. You can have the option of hooking it to a Kalk reactor or Tunze calcium dispenser down the road but its ready to go out of the...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/08/2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Phyxius
Looks like it would help flow but wondering if it...

Looks like it would help flow but wondering if it will. What pump are you going to use with this? I would think with piping that big and the number of holes it will slow the flow out of all of them...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Phyxius
You should be fine. Coraline will do that when...

You should be fine. Coraline will do that when exposed to air from being moved to a new tank and etc.
Just keep your levels up and the calcium in check and it will come back. In fact it will be all...
Forum: Central Ohio Reef Aquarists (CORA) 01/07/2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Phyxius
rob.holbrook, I`ll PM you about them. Just need...

rob.holbrook,
I`ll PM you about them. Just need a box or 2.
Forum: Central Ohio Reef Aquarists (CORA) 01/07/2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Phyxius
rob.holbrook, Yeah that may be the one your...

rob.holbrook,
Yeah that may be the one your thinking of. Its been years since I was there but it was a small building. You could see them making them standing at the counter
I think it was on Xenia...
Forum: Central Ohio Reef Aquarists (CORA) 01/06/2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Phyxius
OT: NC reefer Needs Dayton reefers help

Sorry this is off topic but I need the help of a Dayton or surrounding resident. I used to live in Dayton yrs ago in Centerville. My father was also born and raised there as well as my mother in Lima...
Forum: Northwest Ohio Reef Association (NORA) 01/06/2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By Phyxius
hllywd, Thanks for the tip. I couldn't remember...

hllywd,
Thanks for the tip. I couldn't remember if it was CORA or NORA I really needed to post into.

I`ll put a post over there and Thanks.
Forum: Propagated Corals & Tank Raised Livestock Selling 01/06/2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By Phyxius
Galaxea Frags in NC

Finally fragged up my Galaxea that was getting way to big for my tank. Pic has asking prices posted on it for the frag letter listed. Its a green tipped looking Galaxea that has grown very well for...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/06/2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Phyxius
Yeah its pretty much wait and see and some TLC....

Yeah its pretty much wait and see and some TLC. They are going to recover or not at their own pace. Just give it a little better lighting, some flow and like I said some TLC and see what happens.
...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/06/2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Phyxius
I usually find it easier to feed my trach and...

I usually find it easier to feed my trach and scolymia later at night when the lights have gone off. When my halides go off and actinics kick on they tend to swell a little more and then the feeders...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/06/2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Phyxius
Geo uses 1/2 PVC and directly glues it to the...

Geo uses 1/2 PVC and directly glues it to the intake portion of the maxijet. The out put portion is pushed into a smaller piece and then glued inside another coupler made of pvc. It allows removal of...
Forum: Northwest Ohio Reef Association (NORA) 01/05/2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By Phyxius
OT: NC reefer needs Dayton reefers help

Sorry this is off topic but I need the help of a Dayton resident. I used to live in Dayton yrs ago in Centerville. My father was also born and raised there as well as my mother in Lima Ohio.

Since...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/05/2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By Phyxius
Like others have said we do go a little overkill...

Like others have said we do go a little overkill on the stands, I know I did.
You could get away with 2x4s on the legs and possibly double them up using the second as supports for the shelf the tank...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/04/2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Phyxius
Glad to see you got it right and found the o...

Glad to see you got it right and found the o rings. You will ove the unit and easy to use. Next thing you know you will be buying the Geo calcium reactor!!
Great units and quality build along with...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/04/2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By Phyxius
Wont hurt anything two have 2. I have one in the...

Wont hurt anything two have 2. I have one in the regulator and one in my Geo unit also. Its nice to see how much is actually being released by the regulator and then adjust between the two.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/04/2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Phyxius
Which PVC parts you twist together are you...

Which PVC parts you twist together are you referring to? The white connectors that secure the pump assembly to the unit? It should have black rubber o rings on the one side of this white coupler. If...
Forum: Central Oklahoma Marine Aquarium Society 01/04/2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Phyxius
I have drip loops in all my cords for that...

I have drip loops in all my cords for that reason. Good thing the damage stopped where it did and you caught it. Son had a cheap power strip go up and burn his brand new carpet and luckily I was home...
Forum: LPS Keepers 01/04/2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Phyxius
Frogspawn in my tanks do best with med to med-low...

Frogspawn in my tanks do best with med to med-low flow and med light. They tend to retract with higher flow. Its not normal for things to host in them but its not uncommon to have one do it once in...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Phyxius
I`m pretty sure the 6 lines don`t bury in the...

I`m pretty sure the 6 lines don`t bury in the sand. The usually build a mucous cocoon and wedge themselves in the rock somewhere
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Phyxius
My daughter picked a 6 line as "Her" fish for our...

My daughter picked a 6 line as "Her" fish for our tank. I kid you not it disappeared once for 3 1/2 weeks and we thought it was gone and eaten up. Checked the overflows, sump, filter socks, floor and...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/04/2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Phyxius
Like poppin_fresh said the new Megaflow kits come...

Like poppin_fresh said the new Megaflow kits come with barbed fittings on the bulkheads. Not good if you use PVC or spa flex.
Its cheaper to buy the bulkheads and either make a durso or stockman...
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