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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/08/2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By ccoons43
If its growing in those areas there is probably...

If its growing in those areas there is probably detritus and other stuff settling there. Maybe you can either add more flow or rearange a powerhead to keep everything in the water colum so it will...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/07/2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By ccoons43
you can siphon it out with water changes. But...

you can siphon it out with water changes. But you need to increase your flow to these areas and keep up on regular water changes.

How long has your tank been running?
What do you have for flow...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 735
Posted By ccoons43
I would not get spring or drinking water. The...

I would not get spring or drinking water. The drinking water from the same store had a TDS of 016 and the spring water was around 50. Like cd77 said get distilled.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 735
Posted By ccoons43
Also a friend of mine used the same bottled water...

Also a friend of mine used the same bottled water with no ill efects in his 29 gal.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 735
Posted By ccoons43
I used 1 gallon bottles of distilled water water...

I used 1 gallon bottles of distilled water water from my local store. the TDS on these was 002. Walmart also carries these. I saw no ill effects from its use. But at .69 a gallon they get expensive...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/06/2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 735
Posted By ccoons43
I used well water (tds 165) in my 55 (fowlr) when...

I used well water (tds 165) in my 55 (fowlr) when I first set it up. I had a very hard time with algae and cyno. When I decided to switch to a reef I used distilled water from the supermarket for a...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/05/2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By ccoons43
I agree with pea-brain check with your local...

I agree with pea-brain check with your local clubs. Our club has setup two tanks one in the public library and one in an elementery school. The one in the school is being turned over to the kids to...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/04/2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By ccoons43
i belive these are what you want ...

i belive these are what you want

http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1099596&perpage=25&pagenumber=1
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/01/2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By ccoons43
Your crab was just doing its job. Like...

Your crab was just doing its job. Like deltaforcehall said the fish died and the crab was eating the remains to keep the tank clean.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/01/2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By ccoons43
From Photo bucket you just copy and paste the img...

From Photo bucket you just copy and paste the img code (4th one) into the thread.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/30/2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By ccoons43
Its 3/4 of the way up the tank. I have 2 10k...

Its 3/4 of the way up the tank.

I have 2 10k and 2 50/50 bulbs. I also have an 18" actinic in side my canopy that I use for dusk and dawn. I have been leaving it on all day because I like the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/30/2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By ccoons43
coral help

I have a frag of what I believe to be a hammer coral (sold to me as frogspawn). The first pic is when I first got it in september. the second pic is from this month. I have it in a 55 gal. Its...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/28/2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By ccoons43
RocketEngineer What part of MD do you live in? I...

RocketEngineer What part of MD do you live in? I am down in southern MD (st marys). If you are down this way check out smmas. Its a great local club.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/28/2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By ccoons43
what part of maryland? There are three...

what part of maryland?

There are three groups in maryland

smmas in southern maryland www.smmas.org
cmas near baltimore www.cmas-md.org
wmas near DC www.wamas.org
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/15/2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By ccoons43
The Clear plastic tube had a clear arrow on it...

The Clear plastic tube had a clear arrow on it that I did not see at first.

The TDS was at 002 last time checked.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/15/2007, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By ccoons43
RO /DI Question

I recently purchaced a RO/DI unit and when I got it I hooked it up and had been running it for two days. Tonight I noticed that the DI cartridge was installed backwards.

Will this cause any...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/30/2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By ccoons43
I would think that you will have a problem with...

I would think that you will have a problem with the new fish if they are not healthy when you get them. Other than that I think you will be treating them for any problems while in QT.

I could be...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/26/2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By ccoons43
Thanks everybody. A friend of mine thought it...

Thanks everybody. A friend of mine thought it would not work so I thought it would be best to ask.
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/25/2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By ccoons43
Do I dare?

I have a fully-loaded 55 gallon reef tank on the stand (framework pictured below). I am thinking of cutting out the front center vertical support in order to remove and replace the 20 gallon (long)...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/06/2007, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By ccoons43
Thanks for all the help

Thanks for all the help
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/05/2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By ccoons43
Thanks everybody. I was concerned because on...

Thanks everybody. I was concerned because on melev's site he describes the branching hammer as "A very frail LPS coral ".
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/05/2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By ccoons43
ID help

This was sold to me as a purple tip frogspawn frag. But a friend told me it looks more like a branching hammer coral which I am told is a frail coral. Now I am not sure. Any help to settle the...
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/03/2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,258
Posted By ccoons43
Very Nice

Very Nice
Forum: Reef Discussion 07/01/2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By ccoons43
very nice

very nice
Forum: New to the Hobby 07/01/2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By ccoons43
I would either use the toothpick or I have used a...

I would either use the toothpick or I have used a mesh net to hold the frag to the rock. Just use a rubber band to hold the mesh in place.
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