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Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By meco65
Thanks for the help.

Thanks for the help.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By meco65
I dont think the filtered water has any nitrares...

I dont think the filtered water has any nitrares but I dont have a TDS meter yet, so I dont know how good the water is. As for now I am budget challended so this will have to do.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By meco65
Is two weeks to long.

Is two weeks to long.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 06:17 PM
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Views: 171
Posted By meco65
For now all I have is carbon block filter, one...

For now all I have is carbon block filter, one houseing only dose not get everthing but its better than tap. I plan to add a pre fiber type filter as soon as I can. Its a DIY thing.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By meco65
storing RO filter

Hello all, I need to know how to store the RO filter. My tank is a 29gal with 20gal sump the water volume is about 40gal after sand and rock, and for top off I use about 1\2 gal water so with 20%...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/03/2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 481
Posted By meco65
A simple 2 x 4 frame with ĺ inch plywood to cover...

A simple 2 x 4 frame with ĺ inch plywood to cover it would do great. Than you donít have to worry about stress on the stand or tank.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/03/2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 481
Posted By meco65
You can build a platform under the stand level...

You can build a platform under the stand level that first than the tank and stand will be level to start with.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/02/2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By meco65
I have never had a problem rinseing sand. If it...

I have never had a problem rinseing sand. If it is aragonite, I would rinse it and use the tank will have to cycle anyway.
Forum: The Lounge 12/25/2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 510
Posted By meco65
We were thinking about starting a tradition of...

We were thinking about starting a tradition of makeing a Birthday cake for Jesus, after all he is the reason for the season.
Forum: The Lounge 12/25/2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 743
Posted By meco65
Use the SW from your tank to water the wood chips...

Use the SW from your tank to water the wood chips with, the salt should kill the weeds.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/13/2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By meco65
More than likely the cycle is about 1/2 to 3/4...

More than likely the cycle is about 1/2 to 3/4 over. IMO you should wait 3 or 4 weeks before you add any thing else to the tank. Good luck with everything.
And [welcome]
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/12/2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By meco65
Yes this is normal probly pods and good for the...

Yes this is normal probly pods and good for the tank.
[welcome]
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/11/2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,224
Posted By meco65
Red Sea Max.

Red Sea Max.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/10/2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By meco65
Damsels are mean. They will stress out a fish...

Damsels are mean. They will stress out a fish untill he dies. I would get rid of the devil fish (damsel) and than get two new clowns. And you will want to get two small fish, the ...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/10/2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By meco65
[welcome]

[welcome]
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/10/2007, 02:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 337
Posted By meco65
You could get a big ice chest to put the fish,...

You could get a big ice chest to put the fish, corals, and inverts in to help keep the temp up.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/09/2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By meco65
29gal wal-mart special. Comes with everything ...

29gal wal-mart special. Comes with everything you need except pvc pipe for fish to hide in.
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/07/2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 39,011
Posted By meco65
WOW!!! That is the best custom stand I have saw,...

WOW!!! That is the best custom stand I have saw, If you donít mind me asking what was the total cost on the stand.
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/07/2007, 02:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 583
Posted By meco65
I think mine is 1/4 inch also its been up for 5...

I think mine is 1/4 inch also its been up for 5 to 6 months and is as good as the day I made it.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/07/2007, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By meco65
Wow great deal, myself I would go with the bigger...

Wow great deal, myself I would go with the bigger tank. The used tank being $550 and having all the equipment will save you enough money that you could pay for the extra LR/LS. If you figure in...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/07/2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 392
Posted By meco65
Yes you can add LR to the sump for better...

Yes you can add LR to the sump for better bio-filtering, and treat it like the LR in your tank blow the rock off every now and than.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/06/2007, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By meco65
[welcome]

[welcome]
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/06/2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 583
Posted By meco65
Thats the way I did mine, I did put it on a ...

Thats the way I did mine, I did put it on a little heavy just to be safe.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/06/2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By meco65
[welcome] Yes get LR it will help with the...

[welcome]
Yes get LR it will help with the cycle usually make the cycle shorter.
1 to 1.5 lbs per gallon. depending on how porous the rock is.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/06/2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,338
Posted By meco65
WOW now that is a nice tank. Cool DIY.

WOW now that is a nice tank. Cool DIY.
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