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Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/11/2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,998
Posted By Putawaywet
Ken, you wouldn't believe what I saw. Totally...

Ken, you wouldn't believe what I saw. Totally common to see parents actually lifting kids up so they could stick their hands in coral lagoon (the "calm" tank that XTM posted above) so they could try...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/11/2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,998
Posted By Putawaywet
I really love the "Please Do Not Touch" signs on...

I really love the "Please Do Not Touch" signs on those cylinders. Stand there for 15 minutes and I can guarantee someone's finger WILL go into one of those tanks as soon as the volunteer turns their...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By Putawaywet
I've read a few reports that when they start to...

I've read a few reports that when they start to make more noise it's more then likely from a bit of build up on the movig parts. Soaking them in a vinegar solution for a bit is suppossed to clear up...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/11/2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,998
Posted By Putawaywet
Well, I know Fish and Game was looking to...

Well, I know Fish and Game was looking to prosecute one importer in particular. Apparently, his story was that they were all legally imported. F&G didn't seemed to agree. It was serious enough at the...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/11/2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,781
Posted By Putawaywet
Strictly Fish in Long Beach bought all of James'...

Strictly Fish in Long Beach bought all of James' dry goods outright and poss even some of his floor model tanks as well. All the stuff I saw looked like it had been sitting around for quite some time...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/11/2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,998
Posted By Putawaywet
A little back story on those Clarion's... ...

A little back story on those Clarion's...

They originally came from a confiscated alleged illegal shipment that passed thru L.A. about 3 years back. I won't get into specific numbers but the...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By Putawaywet
If you have them aligned properly I think they...

If you have them aligned properly I think they are pretty darn quiet. I can hear a slight humming as they ramp up and down but I have to be standing right next to mine.

As for the corner...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/11/2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Putawaywet
Sounds like he might have been running 2 smaller...

Sounds like he might have been running 2 smaller pumps instead of 1 larger one.

The sump's acrylic right?
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/11/2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By Putawaywet
Definitely wrong choice in paint. An epoxy based...

Definitely wrong choice in paint. An epoxy based spray would have probably been a better choice, but even then, no guarantees. I really can't think of much of any kind of paint off hand that will...
Forum: The Lounge 01/10/2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,386
Posted By Putawaywet
Funny thing Brian, I keep being told that too....

Funny thing Brian, I keep being told that too. But I really can't say that I'm feeling a real bond with this Google person.

Google never calls or writes.
Google has never joined me when I'm out...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/08/2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,126
Posted By Putawaywet
Yep, I would have been quite happy with something...

Yep, I would have been quite happy with something like that under my tank if it wasn't for that big Darth Vader looking black one that I put there instead.

Congrats on a heck of a nice sump!
...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/08/2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,126
Posted By Putawaywet
I know so many of you (expecially you Marc) who...

I know so many of you (expecially you Marc) who haven't had a chance to visit or see pics yet are probably trying to visualize some kind of mental picture of what all this hype is about. Well, here...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/06/2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,985
Posted By Putawaywet
I've located the problem with the lighting unit....

I've located the problem with the lighting unit. The manufacturer suggested I turn up the power supply for the fans one notch. When I went to do so I discovered the fans were not actually working. I...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/06/2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,985
Posted By Putawaywet
News travels fast! You didn't happen to have a...

News travels fast! You didn't happen to have a seat in a certain poker game tonight did you? :)

Ali hooked me up with a Lubbock wrasse, a Solar wrasse, a small Purple tang, and a Valentini puffer....
Forum: Southern California Reefers 01/04/2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,126
Posted By Putawaywet
Ken, those are some great shots. Glad to se Ali...

Ken, those are some great shots. Glad to se Ali took a moment to clean things up a bit knowing you were snapping away :)

Honestly, I haven't seen attention to detail like that since......

Well,...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/04/2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Putawaywet
Not sure I've ever seen any plans per se, so...

Not sure I've ever seen any plans per se, so there might not be any to find. They are all basically all custom made to order. Some stands have tabs welded on them so you can run screws into the...
Forum: Do It Yourself 01/04/2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Putawaywet
I just finished doing this last week. You can...

I just finished doing this last week. You can heat it over the stove, rolling it back and forth so it doesn't burn.

Then hold it in the shape you want while you cool it under cold water from the...
Forum: The Lounge 01/03/2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Putawaywet
Olivia Newton-John can fetch me a vegimite...

Olivia Newton-John can fetch me a vegimite sammich any day of the week :D
Forum: The Lounge 01/03/2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Putawaywet
From what I can tell they are relatively similar...

From what I can tell they are relatively similar with regard to long guns to CA gun laws. In a nutshell, semi autos and high capacity rifles carry more restrictions than single shots and lever guns....
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/30/2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,126
Posted By Putawaywet
Ahhh.... actually good business if you think...

Ahhh.... actually good business if you think about it. What better way to get rid of livestock that didn't make it thru acclimation :D

Brett
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 12/30/2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,985
Posted By Putawaywet
Ok, lights still shutting off after about an...

Ok, lights still shutting off after about an hour. Same pair of 2. Transformers seemed pretty cool. Certainly not hot enough to have a problem.

Guess I'll start moving bulbs around.
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/29/2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Putawaywet
JB weld 2-part epoxy, and a couple stainless hose...

JB weld 2-part epoxy, and a couple stainless hose clamps might do it. But even then, no guarantees. At best it might buy you a few days of time.

Brett
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/29/2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,126
Posted By Putawaywet
Sushi bar? Sure hope he's planning to knock...

Sushi bar?

Sure hope he's planning to knock a hole in the wall because he's already out of room.

I mean, it's a nice store, no doubt about it, but BIG he's not.

Brett
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 12/29/2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,985
Posted By Putawaywet
I wish. Running an experiment now. Got big...

I wish.

Running an experiment now. Got big fan pointed at little gray box. Waiting to see if lights shut off.
Forum: The Lounge 12/29/2007, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Putawaywet
How to simulate the life of a teenager

- Stand with refrigerator door wide open starring aimlessly inside for several minutes. Look disgusted that you can't find anything to eat.

- When asked to take out the trash be sure to grab only...
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