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Forum: New to the Hobby 01/12/2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,981
Posted By capn_hylinur
[QUOTE]<a...

[QUOTE]<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=11580336#post11580336 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by tmz
I use 2 4s with a Seio controller on 90 and it' very fine.
To those who equate best with...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/12/2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,568
Posted By capn_hylinur
I think you got lucky;) Try Joe's Juice on...

I think you got lucky;)

Try Joe's Juice on the aptasia--works great
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/12/2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,055
Posted By capn_hylinur
Agu, what would you personally consider too much...

Agu, what would you personally consider too much live rock?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/12/2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,055
Posted By capn_hylinur
your whole water column consists of the tank,...

your whole water column consists of the tank, sump and any refugiums. therefore you can spread out the live rock--it doesn't have to be just in the main tank to be working as a biological filter....
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/12/2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,473
Posted By capn_hylinur
that's good to know---I haven't seen my elegant...

that's good to know---I haven't seen my elegant wrasse in the last week--just disappeared--had it over a year now. There is no evidence of carpet surfing either.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,705
Posted By capn_hylinur
I agree--so it is a good idea to put some live...

I agree--so it is a good idea to put some live rock rubble in the refugium.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By capn_hylinur
Re: To cycle or not to cycle....?

if the live rock is from your existing tank also then there won't be much of a cycle

if it is recently purchased live rock then there will be some cycling

in any case I wouldn't waste the money...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,549
Posted By capn_hylinur
this is what I heard also. do you have a link to...

this is what I heard also. do you have a link to a seio controller --we don't seem to have access to them here.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By capn_hylinur
[QUOTE]<a...

[QUOTE]<a href=showthread.php?s=&postid=11580195#post11580195 target=_blank>Originally posted</a> by orbit
depending on the kind of light ( MH or T5), a full canopy will create alot of heat, u can...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By capn_hylinur
thanks a good graphic representation DrB--where...

thanks a good graphic representation DrB--where did you get it from?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By capn_hylinur
More is better when it comes to flow in the...

More is better when it comes to flow in the tank--the limitation being the corals that you want to keep--lps like between 20 and 40 times the tank gal per hour. SPs keepers like alot more then that....
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,549
Posted By capn_hylinur
I run three korilias--one #3 and 2 #4's giving me...

I run three korilias--one #3 and 2 #4's giving me 3200gph in the tank which is a good flow for lps corals
The disadvantage of the Korilias is that they can't be run on a wave or variable timer. The...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By capn_hylinur
You are right Lance--there is no magic bullet or...

You are right Lance--there is no magic bullet or way to control the algae--rather it is applying all the suggestions above in a long term consistent way.
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/11/2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By capn_hylinur
agreed---but the phosban will

agreed---but the phosban will
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By capn_hylinur
near the bottom of this thread is some pictures...

near the bottom of this thread is some pictures of my fug and sump set up--I posted them too much so I will give you the link:
...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By capn_hylinur
thats right---acutually one overflow from the...

thats right---acutually one overflow from the tank--teed into two each with valves to control the flow separtely. gravity feed from refug to sump. a 3600mag return pump
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,228
Posted By capn_hylinur
I hear you--thanks:lol:

I hear you--thanks:lol:
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By capn_hylinur
That is correct--the prime reason for lightly...

That is correct--the prime reason for lightly basting the rock and substrate is to get phosphates, nitrates, dissolved organics etc etc--back into the water column where ithey can be filtered...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 27,769
Posted By capn_hylinur
here is a good thread on sumps and refugiums: ...

here is a good thread on sumps and refugiums:

http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1207565
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 27,769
Posted By capn_hylinur
the picture above is a a plastic tote--what don't...

the picture above is a a plastic tote--what don't you understand about the setup?--I'll be happy to help you out

you don't need bioballs--good live rock is better

if the refugium is separate...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,228
Posted By capn_hylinur
i wonder if some of the confusion is around the...

i wonder if some of the confusion is around the difference between mechanical(chemical) and biological(live rock)

Alot of reefers state that the only mechanical filtration you need is a protein...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,228
Posted By capn_hylinur
I always thought this--but was corrected so many...

I always thought this--but was corrected so many times by others when I first joined RC that I started saying it was mechanical instead of chemical:confused:
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/10/2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,052
Posted By capn_hylinur
is this plain ordinary baking soda--that is...

is this plain ordinary baking soda--that is better to use the Kent super dKh:confused:
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/10/2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By capn_hylinur
---sorry I couldn't answer sooner --ever had a...

---sorry I couldn't answer sooner --ever had a good size long tip anemome get stuck in a power head--what a mess--glad is was the 30 gal 'what the heck did you buy that for" tank:eek2:
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 01/10/2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By capn_hylinur
I don't have a washing machine dedicated to...

I don't have a washing machine dedicated to filter socks and I don't have a blender dedicated to making home brew fish food----it just done when my wife is out:lol: :lol:

I soak all the sock in...
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