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Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 07/26/2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By drummereef
Agree, much cheaper and safer methods out there...

Agree, much cheaper and safer methods out there for maintaining alkalinity, calcium, and magnesium. I use Randy's 2-Part and love it. ;)
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/26/2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 153
Posted By drummereef
:wavehand: Hello learner! Post some pics of...

:wavehand: Hello learner! Post some pics of your tank when you get a chance. :)
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/26/2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By drummereef
I got stung by a hitchhiker anemone once that...

I got stung by a hitchhiker anemone once that litterally knocked me down. At first it felt like it was sticky just touching my hand. But, after a few minutes I had an unbelievable throbbing pain in...
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/26/2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By drummereef
Yep, zip ties are a reefer's best friend. :)

Yep, zip ties are a reefer's best friend. :)
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/26/2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By drummereef
Not necessary if it's an initial setup. Just...

Not necessary if it's an initial setup. Just keep your temp and salinity in check.
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/26/2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By drummereef
Depends on the salt mix brand but IO is 1/2 cup...

Depends on the salt mix brand but IO is 1/2 cup per gallon of water. This is not an accurate method of measurement though. You should be using a proplerly calibrated refractometer or at the very...
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/26/2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By drummereef
Re: Supplements ?

You need to find out your consumption rate of alkalinity and calcium in a 24 hour period. Once you know that you can dose a measured amount, daily, to keep up with the demand. Use the calculator...
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/26/2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 478
Posted By drummereef
Nice progress pics. Funny how the tank looks...

Nice progress pics. Funny how the tank looks nice in all of the photos. :)
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/26/2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 694
Posted By drummereef
I agree, possibly the worst addition one could...

I agree, possibly the worst addition one could make to a reef tank. There are much more suitable sand sifters for our tanks. ;)
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/26/2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By drummereef
Yup, low flow is essential for them to acclimate...

Yup, low flow is essential for them to acclimate and attach.
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/26/2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By drummereef
What salt mix are you using. Also, are you...

What salt mix are you using. Also, are you dosing any alkalinity supplements or buffers? Stop supplementing if you are and either do a water change or let it fall on its own. ;)
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/26/2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By drummereef
Do you have a pic of the area that's turning...

Do you have a pic of the area that's turning black? How deep is your sandbed? Don't disturb this area or you will release the hydrogen sulfide gas, which can be deadly. Get some more flow going...
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/26/2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By drummereef
I don't keep hermits anymore because of their...

I don't keep hermits anymore because of their opportunistic nature. If they need it, they will take a snail shell at any opportunity. ;)
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/26/2007, 01:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By drummereef
Stupid mantis.... :(

Stupid mantis.... :(
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/26/2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By drummereef
Safe range is 380-450ppm. I don't direct feed...

Safe range is 380-450ppm. I don't direct feed my frogspawn anything. I just give it light and a bit of flow and it's happy. The only thing I dose my tank is Randy's DIY 2-Part for alkalinity and...
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/26/2007, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By drummereef
You could make your own power center or spring...

You could make your own power center or spring for a controller. I'm lazy so I bought a controller. :)
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/26/2007, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By drummereef
:thumbsup: Let me know what the experts say.

:thumbsup: Let me know what the experts say.
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/26/2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By drummereef
The 'clear mesh top' method in the link above is...

The 'clear mesh top' method in the link above is about the best alternative you'll find. :)
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/25/2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By drummereef
I believe those would be cerith eggs. :)

I believe those would be cerith eggs. :)
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 07/25/2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By drummereef
That's why I order online. ;)

That's why I order online. ;)
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/25/2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By drummereef
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I'd wait a few days without water changes. Keep testing and...
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/25/2007, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By drummereef
You haven't cleaned the collection cup for...

You haven't cleaned the collection cup for months? :) Are your baffles doing their job in the sump?
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/25/2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By drummereef
Good question Andrew. You might want to give a...

Good question Andrew. You might want to give a shout out in the Chem Forum. Likely the dilution from dumping them down the toilet will be ok. You never know though.... :)
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/25/2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By drummereef
Add a couple Nassarius and Cerith snails. They...

Add a couple Nassarius and Cerith snails. They are good sifters. ;)
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/25/2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By drummereef
You should be using this calculator to help when...

You should be using this calculator to help when adjusting your alk, ca, or mag levels. The 2-Part should be used to maintain, not adjust you levels. You can use it, but it takes a lot. Kent Turbo...
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