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Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By Savas
I highly recommend a brittle starfish. They are...

I highly recommend a brittle starfish. They are excellent scavengers, low maintenance, and add something that most people enjoy watching - assuming your will be somewhat active like mine.
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By Savas
I order on Monday, so any advice is welcome.

I order on Monday, so any advice is welcome.
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/11/2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,570
Posted By Savas
I am working with Nanotuners right now on an...

I am working with Nanotuners right now on an upgrade for my AP 24. I hightly recommend calling and telling them your needs. They have great suggestions and can really help you pinpoint a solution. ...
Forum: Nano Reefs 01/10/2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By Savas
Lighting upgrade for my AP24...advice needed

Well it is that time of year when being cooped up in the house makes me wanna fiddle with my tank... I have decided to upgrade my stock lighting for nanotuners 4.32 upgrade. They are offering free...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/09/2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By Savas
Best lighting configuration...

I am upgrading my stock Aquapod 24 compact flourescent lighting to a nanotuners 4 by 32 watt kit. I need to keep my hood, so metal halide lighting is out of the question. This is doubling my...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Savas
They may not be the best, but I love the...

They may not be the best, but I love the integrated look of my Aquapods and my kids can't mess with the lights this way. They are a good compromise for me at this time.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Savas
So should I replace the actinic with a 10000k...

So should I replace the actinic with a 10000k white (day) light?
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By Savas
Our tank is our kitchen and she uses kitchen...

Our tank is our kitchen and she uses kitchen tongs to get them out of the tank...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By Savas
Hermits are the busiest thing in my tank. My...

Hermits are the busiest thing in my tank. My wife hate them and some days when I come home from work, she has one in a cup of saltwater on our counter. It is in a "timeout" because it was bothering...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Savas
I am using a kit similar to yours (API test kit)...

I am using a kit similar to yours (API test kit) and am interpreting the color results against the color cards to approximate a reading, which is in decimals.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/08/2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Savas
This is the third time I have asked this question...

This is the third time I have asked this question on a reefing board and I have yet to get an answer - any answer. Any thoughts are appreciated...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By Savas
Nothing likes dirty water! What is dirty...

Nothing likes dirty water!

What is dirty water anyway - full of food or "dirt"? I would ignore that comment completely.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By Savas
It could definately be stress than - time in your...

It could definately be stress than - time in your tank may just be what it needs.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By Savas
See the Post by Sk8tr in New to the Hobby -...

See the Post by Sk8tr in New to the Hobby - things not to use or buy during your first 6 months in the hobby: FYI; not that you are new to the hobby, but an interesting commentary.

See number 11.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By Savas
Here is what I know from looking at them but...

Here is what I know from looking at them but never actually owning one - they are commonly called an "advanced" coral and I do not yet have the confidence to try one. They like moderate flow and...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Savas
So why am I replacing my bulbs every 6 - 9 months?

Hello and happy new year. Can someone please explain why I am supposed to be replacing my compact flourescent and actinic bulbs every 6 - 9 months? Do the bulbs "wear out" or become less effective;...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/20/2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 901
Posted By Savas
I just looked at a yellow leather coral at a LFS...

I just looked at a yellow leather coral at a LFS this weekend. The owner said a yellow leather was for "advanced" aquarists and that they were "tricky". They are absolutely beautiful though.

Let...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/19/2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Savas
I have an aquapod 24 and have been running it for...

I have an aquapod 24 and have been running it for two years now with no mechanical filtration. I removed the sponge filter and bioballs in favor of live rock rubble. I tried the Fission nano...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/12/2007, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Savas
So, now the big question: should I buy live...

So, now the big question: should I buy live "Caribbean sand" or just a bag of play sand. I only need 40 pounds of sand among my three tanks.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/11/2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Savas
Sk8r, thank you for the advice. So, is it your...

Sk8r, thank you for the advice. So, is it your recommendation that I use sand instead of the crushed coral? And, why is it better? And lastly, what was the thinking that made crushed coral better...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/11/2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By Savas
My favorite new background is a mirrored one. It...

My favorite new background is a mirrored one. It allows you to see the backside of all those nice corals.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/11/2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Savas
How to move crushed coral bottom from 6 gallon to 20 gallon tank?

Merry Christmas to everyone!

I am planning to move my 6 gallon tank inhabitants to a new 20 gallon tank next week. I have a lot of dead rock (coral) lying around from trips to St. Thomas and...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/11/2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Savas
I will dare to start this thread - cyanobacteria...

I will dare to start this thread - cyanobacteria is the culprit. Search on this and you will find tons of information. It is probably the most common problem reefers have. First, use RO/DI water...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/03/2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,029
Posted By Savas
I prefer live rock to bioballs - you should give...

I prefer live rock to bioballs - you should give some good thought to switching them out.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/03/2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Savas
Think of it this way, Nudibranchs are for...

Think of it this way, Nudibranchs are for advanced aquarists; Nudibranchs have very specific needs and tolerances. Spend your money elsewhere.
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