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Forum: Reef Discussion 04/14/2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 365
Posted By dbrann11
could overfeeding, or the flake food itself be...

could overfeeding, or the flake food itself be the issue?
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/10/2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By dbrann11
Base rock is essentially live rock without he...

Base rock is essentially live rock without he life, it was been dried out. So it depends on what you to do and how quickly you want the tank to mature. Base is cheap, Live is more expensive but...
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/10/2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 674
Posted By dbrann11
When i was 1st setting up my reef the LFS told me...

When i was 1st setting up my reef the LFS told me the absolute 1st piece of equipment i should get was U/V, even before a skimmer. I had already done some research but that prompted me to do more. ...
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/10/2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 595
Posted By dbrann11
Black! I waffled for a while then decided on...

Black! I waffled for a while then decided on black, I have blue on a FW tank. I just rolled on black rustoleum outdoor paint. After about 3 coats it was good to go.
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/10/2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By dbrann11
i saw "Frag Glue" on ebay... the pic was 3 tubes...

i saw "Frag Glue" on ebay... the pic was 3 tubes of Super Glue. I laughed.
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/10/2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By dbrann11
I had only 1 piece grow, something knocked it off...

I had only 1 piece grow, something knocked it off the rock weeks ago and i found it today after i increased flow, it was about 1 cm. I thought it was be delicate and was careful pulling it out. ...
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/10/2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 537
Posted By dbrann11
It sound like he has lots of coralline on his...

It sound like he has lots of coralline on his rocks just not on the glass. When i got my fiji rock the corraline was all bleached, within a month most colored up. Its been about 5 months and it...
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/10/2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By dbrann11
left behind, they have to be physically removed...

left behind, they have to be physically removed by algae, water changes, or a skimmer. Usually a combination of all 3 is used. Some people also use media that absorbs particular chemicals.
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/04/2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,351
Posted By dbrann11
I lurk on this board more than anything, and did...

I lurk on this board more than anything, and did pay after about 6 months because i couldn't search. I also bought 2 regarded reef books, and like every has said, they were expensive and provided a...
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/04/2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,831
Posted By dbrann11
oh now you did it... now you have to define...

oh now you did it... now you have to define pleasure in a non-human related manner. I suppose you could measure endorphins, if they have them.

The real question is.... do fish have gods
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/04/2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,831
Posted By dbrann11
The PMS book doesn't ensure that we "see" the...

The PMS book doesn't ensure that we "see" the same thing, but it does ensure that we agree on a reflected wavelength of light, mental interpretation is another thing. I've read previously about a...
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/02/2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By dbrann11
I read in a couple of places, but have no links...

I read in a couple of places, but have no links sorry, that fish have a very strong feeding response and snap at something they spit repeatedly because of the movement. I have an oscar that'll do...
Forum: Reef Discussion 04/02/2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,831
Posted By dbrann11
The whole fish have short memories so they don't...

The whole fish have short memories so they don't remember pain thing kills me. There are numerous records of fish being trained. Most of my fish go insane when i pull out food or even sit in front...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 03/31/2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 50,281
Posted By dbrann11
ok currently i'm running a 44g with a small sump....

ok currently i'm running a 44g with a small sump. I'm going to upgrade and add on a 20g plus a 20 fuge/sump. Total capacity 75-80g (minus rock volume ~90lbs). Obviously my seaclown has to go. ...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 03/27/2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 636
Posted By dbrann11
I hear ya there... In 5 months reefing I've...

I hear ya there... In 5 months reefing I've forgotten to turn off the RO/DI at least once per month. Then i proceed with the towel and box fan bonanza in the laundry room screaming about being an...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 03/27/2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 50,281
Posted By dbrann11
Cool, confusion averted. Thanks guys. the...

Cool, confusion averted. Thanks guys. the seaclone looks like it needed a few days of scum to build up and it's skimming again, but I am building a seperate stand for a fuge and a sump, I think...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 03/26/2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 50,281
Posted By dbrann11
Jebo 180 -...

Jebo 180 - http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=014&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&viewitem=&item=330102898405&rd=1&rd=1

Odyssea 160 (no 180 and no Jebo 160) -...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 03/26/2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 50,281
Posted By dbrann11
I am just curious, the focus seems to be on the...

I am just curious, the focus seems to be on the odyssea models, what about the jebo's? I made the mistake of cleaning my seaclone... it worked great before, now it doesn't even suck eggs, its not...
Forum: Reef Discussion 03/26/2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,832
Posted By dbrann11
Mine wouldn't understand... the crabs eat algae...

Mine wouldn't understand... the crabs eat algae wafers while lying on their backs... i think they are special.
Forum: Reef Discussion 03/26/2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,832
Posted By dbrann11
I would bet that by default ebay considers sharks...

I would bet that by default ebay considers sharks as tropical fish unless someone complains. Ebay only really pulls down auctions if they are brought to their attention through a report, attention...
Forum: Reef Discussion 03/26/2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 781
Posted By dbrann11
I got mine from liveaquaria.com for ~4 shipped. ...

I got mine from liveaquaria.com for ~4 shipped. The only LFS around here that i've been to that I would buy from wants 6.99 and its 45 minutes away, plus what they had wasn't exactly spectacular. I...
Forum: Reef Discussion 03/23/2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 957
Posted By dbrann11
Not to nit pick, but its not a giant squid, it's...

Not to nit pick, but its not a giant squid, it's a colossal squid they're actually 2 different species. Which I had no idea about until this story came out a couple of weeks ago.
Forum: Reef Discussion 03/11/2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By dbrann11
Yea Nassau, I was there a couple of years ago....

Yea Nassau, I was there a couple of years ago. The aquarium is the best part of the resort. I heard it was the largest captive marine environment in NA or the world, I forget, and that may have...
Forum: Reef Discussion 03/05/2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By dbrann11
I resealed a 44g hex, corner tank, it was a pain...

I resealed a 44g hex, corner tank, it was a pain but worked well. Getting all of the old silicone out is the hard part. But you'd definitely need to seal it from the inside, from the outside it...
Forum: Reef Discussion 02/27/2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 377
Posted By dbrann11
yea i have a CPR type overflow and it's a pain,...

yea i have a CPR type overflow and it's a pain, you'd think they'd be easier to deal with, but the u-tube is much simpler and lower maintenance.
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