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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/07/2007, 03:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By michaeldaly
I change my bulbs at around 14-16 months

I change my bulbs at around 14-16 months
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/07/2007, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By michaeldaly
Is it sort of rotting? I had a leather coral...

Is it sort of rotting?

I had a leather coral start to decay and the only cure is too cut away the dead parts.

If the holes start to get bigger your best bet would be to frag the leather.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/07/2007, 03:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By michaeldaly
I use a moonlight over my tank for a few hours...

I use a moonlight over my tank for a few hours each night. My tank does however go to complete darkness for a few hours as I feel that this benifits some of the corals that only fully open when there...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/07/2007, 03:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 289
Posted By michaeldaly
I don't think there is any fixed rule. Buy enough...

I don't think there is any fixed rule. Buy enough live rock to create a nice rock structure in your tank andleave it at that. It's no use to go after certain lbs'g number if it will mean that your...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/07/2007, 03:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By michaeldaly
5500K, go to a large hardware store or lighting...

5500K, go to a large hardware store or lighting supplier. They should have MH's of around that colour.

They will be nice and cheap as well.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/07/2007, 03:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 820
Posted By michaeldaly
I'd imagine distilled water would be as good if...

I'd imagine distilled water would be as good if not better than RO/DI.

Even just a DI filter would work as well but would need frequent replacing.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/06/2007, 03:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By michaeldaly
2 150W BLV 14000K bulbs ...

2 150W BLV 14000K bulbs

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l101/michaelreef/pica.jpg
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/06/2007, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By michaeldaly
Why not just keep the 20000K bulb, it should be...

Why not just keep the 20000K bulb, it should be fine. 5500K will be really yellow.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/06/2007, 03:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 743
Posted By michaeldaly
If you can keep the water topped off the fish...

If you can keep the water topped off the fish should be able to survive 14 days without food, depending upon how established your tank is.
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/05/2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 868
Posted By michaeldaly
I would not say that using garlic is a waste of...

I would not say that using garlic is a waste of time. BTW you needednt use the expensive branded garlic, you could just crush your own.
Garlic is known to be an immune booster and as such should...
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/05/2007, 03:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 820
Posted By michaeldaly
It can be done, depending upon your tap water...

It can be done, depending upon your tap water quality.

I have been running my tank on tap water for the past two years without any major problems. I do have algae in my tank but I can keep it...
Forum: Reef Fishes 09/30/2007, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By michaeldaly
I have mine in a 65G (4 foot) and I find that...

I have mine in a 65G (4 foot) and I find that it's fine.
Forum: Photography 09/29/2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By michaeldaly
dslr advice

Which of these would you prefer and why?

Canon 350D
Nikon D40
Olympus E410
Pentax K100D
Forum: Reef Fishes 09/29/2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By michaeldaly
Great fish. I have one in my tank. I actually...

Great fish.
I have one in my tank. I actually baught it for algae control but mine does not eat any algae except for nori. I don't think it's a particularily difficult to keep fish. Mine eats out of...
Forum: Reef Discussion 09/29/2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By michaeldaly
lime green and pink

lime green and pink
Forum: New to the Hobby 09/29/2007, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By michaeldaly
That is very low (4.9 dkh) you need to get it up...

That is very low (4.9 dkh) you need to get it up to at least 7 (125ppm) for a reef tank
Forum: Reef Discussion 09/28/2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 374
Posted By michaeldaly
My 65g also looses about 1g a day.

My 65g also looses about 1g a day.
Forum: New to the Hobby 09/28/2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By michaeldaly
Personally I don not think that you current...

Personally I don not think that you current temperature swings are going to cause any problems.
Forum: New to the Hobby 09/28/2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By michaeldaly
Drift wood can leach tannins into the tank and...

Drift wood can leach tannins into the tank and will stain the water a horrible yellow colour.
Forum: New to the Hobby 09/28/2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 753
Posted By michaeldaly
I would not put an anemone in that size tank. I...

I would not put an anemone in that size tank. I had one in my 65 but had to give it away as it got to big for my tank.
Forum: New to the Hobby 09/28/2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 411
Posted By michaeldaly
I don't use gloves and it has never caused me...

I don't use gloves and it has never caused me problems but mabey I'm just lucky.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 09/28/2007, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By michaeldaly
Have a look at the Sander site there is a list of...

Have a look at the Sander site there is a list of links to retailershttp://www.aqua-sander.de
Forum: SPS Keepers 09/28/2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By michaeldaly
I don't oil mine I just rinse it in fresh water...

I don't oil mine I just rinse it in fresh water when I'm finished and dry it off. My pair is a little rusty but still gets the jod done.
Forum: SPS Keepers 09/28/2007, 04:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By michaeldaly
I use a pair of wire clippers.

I use a pair of wire clippers.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 09/28/2007, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By michaeldaly
Have a look in the diy forum. There are lots of...

Have a look in the diy forum. There are lots of threads by people who built their own skimmers.
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