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Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,736
Posted By laverda
That argument does not hold water at all. Most...

That argument does not hold water at all. Most colas contribute significantly to stomach ulcers. If it was true, we would not have a single cigerette company selling in the USA!! not to mention some...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,736
Posted By laverda
Yes that is true. What I am saying is most of the...

Yes that is true. What I am saying is most of the harmful stuff is removed by the sediment and carbon filters and our bodies do not benifit from zero TDS water.

AZDesertRat
As I said I would...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/10/2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,162
Posted By laverda
What is your alkalinity level. My bet is it is...

What is your alkalinity level. My bet is it is low. If you dose buffer it will lower you calcium levels but you need to know what your at before you do as you could make the problem worse.
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/10/2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,736
Posted By laverda
Why not use the waste water for your drinking...

Why not use the waste water for your drinking water. The first two filters are better then any refrigerator filter will be. I have heard drinking lots of pure RO/DI water can actually be hard on your...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/08/2008, 03:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 618
Posted By laverda
What do you have for filtration? If you have any...

What do you have for filtration? If you have any type of mechanical filtration start cleaning it every 3 days. Run with the lights off for a week if you don't have a bunch of corals. One reason you...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/06/2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By laverda
You do not need a pressure pump for a closed loop...

You do not need a pressure pump for a closed loop unless you are planning on using educators which require pressure. Pressure pumps are designed for situations where you need to pump water up in...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/05/2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By laverda
I have a brand new one I have never used in...

I have a brand new one I have never used in Irvine. I just never found the time to redo my plumbing.
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/01/2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 875
Posted By laverda
Filter socks should be cleaned every few days...

Filter socks should be cleaned every few days otherwise they are going to contribute to nitrate production. I would never uses soap to clean them. If you use bleach to clean them, sun drying is the...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/30/2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By laverda
I do not know about the activator you used...

I do not know about the activator you used specificly but the ones I have used are no problem once they have dried. The harmful part seems to evaporate off.
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/30/2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By laverda
I have some live rock and a little sand, posiably...

I have some live rock and a little sand, posiably more. I can also donate some leather frags.
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/28/2007, 02:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 705
Posted By laverda
Not sure why my bill jumped up so much this month...

Not sure why my bill jumped up so much this month but 1209 kWh cost us 257.55. Last month we used 1010 kWh at $204.74. 2 months ago it was 934 kWh and only 114.20, but the was at summer rates. It...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/21/2007, 03:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By laverda
I am interested in it also. Is it glass or...

I am interested in it also. Is it glass or acrylic? Can you PM me your phone #.
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/21/2007, 03:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,828
Posted By laverda
Bebo I am not trying to be nasty, but the odds I...

Bebo I am not trying to be nasty, but the odds I would offer any advice is pretty slim, as I don't read 99% of what you post as it in mostly meaningless post just get your post count up. So I do...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/20/2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By laverda
I have a wide asortment of power heads in Irvine....

I have a wide asortment of power heads in Irvine. 4 different seios, bunch of reguler power heads.
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/17/2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By laverda
I have 5 of McNeils Basslets and they really only...

I have 5 of McNeils Basslets and they really only come out front in the morning before the lights come one, feeding time and in the evening after lights out. They hide from everything even their own...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/16/2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By laverda
Way too many tangs for a tank that size. As they...

Way too many tangs for a tank that size. As they grow out they will kill each other off one by one untill you have two or maybe 3.
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/16/2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,743
Posted By laverda
For me it means people are willing to pay stupid...

For me it means people are willing to pay stupid amounts of money for little tiny frags. But thats just me!
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/11/2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By laverda
If you recently added the naso tang and your ALk...

If you recently added the naso tang and your ALk was as low as it was on Nov 1 that could have killed it and started a chain reaction in your system.
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/11/2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By laverda
GPS I think you would feel differently if you...

GPS I think you would feel differently if you were laid off tomorrow, because where you worked closed its doors for whatever reason.
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/11/2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By laverda
$20.00 one time fee. In Santa Ana off of Fairview...

$20.00 one time fee. In Santa Ana off of Fairview the first street south of Warner. Sorry I do not remember the street name. The are straight back on the right hand side at the end of the street.
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/09/2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By laverda
I would only use the returns you have the way...

I would only use the returns you have the way they are for a closed loop, unless you make them a lot taller. Check valves will help, but are not 100% reliable, unless cleaned on a reguler basis. To...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/09/2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By laverda
There are pages and pages in the lighting forum...

There are pages and pages in the lighting forum about this. Enough debate and information to make you go crazy. Basically it all depends on what you want and like. If you want growth 10K is the way...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/08/2007, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By laverda
Tunze will replace the broken ones with a new...

Tunze will replace the broken ones with a new design for you most lickely for free.
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/06/2007, 12:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By laverda
Doing a water change is not going to raise your...

Doing a water change is not going to raise your ALK if the new water is also 7 as you say. You need to add buffer to raise both your tank and your new water. A 10 gallon change will not have much of...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/03/2007, 01:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 726
Posted By laverda
gunnwong You can be the best chef in the world...

gunnwong
You can be the best chef in the world but you also need some one to run the busieness. It is great your sisters can help, but you will need more then ocasional help with that.

There are...
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