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Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By Carlos
He probably overfed. Here is what you should...

He probably overfed.

Here is what you should do to get the tank back on track:

1. Clean all filters and change media.
2. Do a 20 gal water change when you get back home tonight.
3. Do 7 gal...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Carlos
Just because it has vegetation (macroalgae) does...

Just because it has vegetation (macroalgae) does not mean it is not cured.

You can scrub it with a regular plastic brush.

I would smell the rock and see if it was cured or not. If the rock...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Carlos
Debris buildup is due to low/bad circulation. ...

Debris buildup is due to low/bad circulation. Changing your sandbed will not fix that problem.

Carlos
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By Carlos
Again, you are scrubbing off the dead tissue and...

Again, you are scrubbing off the dead tissue and corals.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/10/2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By Carlos
We used to scrub off the rock to remove any dead...

We used to scrub off the rock to remove any dead tissue. Sometimes dead coral or plants or even clams or animals. The rock cures faster is you remove that stuff from it and let the skimmer take...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Carlos
They usually come from skimmers or from water...

They usually come from skimmers or from water agitation. There are ways such as sponges or bubble traps used to get rid of the bubbles. Sometimes, something as simple as repositioning the skimmer...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Carlos
Check out reefkeeping.com and the top threads in...

Check out reefkeeping.com and the top threads in this forum. They contain information specific for newbies.

Carlos
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/04/2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Carlos
How many watts is it? Most units out there do...

How many watts is it? Most units out there do little to prevent or even make a difference. In order for an UV machine to be effective, the wattage would have to be incredibly high and the water...
Forum: Southern California Reefers 12/20/2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By Carlos
We will take care of the issue. No need for you...

We will take care of the issue. No need for you all to make things worse by piling on.

You let us know what is going on and then we will take care of it. That is what we do and our job.
...
Forum: Central Illinois Marine Aquarists (CIMA) 12/13/2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 596
Posted By Carlos
Before someone says something they might regret. ...

Before someone says something they might regret.

Thread is closed.

Carlos
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/12/2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,157
Posted By Carlos
Looking good!!!

Looking good!!!
Forum: Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) 12/10/2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By Carlos
Move on!!!

Move on!!!
Forum: Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) 12/10/2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Carlos
Do you really want to go there??? Carlos

Do you really want to go there???

Carlos
Forum: New to the Hobby 12/07/2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Carlos
Do water changes and the pH should come down. ...

Do water changes and the pH should come down.

What is your dKH?

Carlos
Forum: Orlando Reef Caretakers Association (ORCA) 12/07/2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Carlos
Reef Central is not responsible for the sale or...

Reef Central is not responsible for the sale or purchase of items. At the same time, any problems between the two parties should be dealt in private.

Regards,

Carlos
RC Staff
Forum: Marine Aquarists Roundtable of Sacramento (MARS) 12/05/2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,176
Posted By Carlos
When the children cannot behave, the thread gets...

When the children cannot behave, the thread gets closed.

Carlos
Forum: Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) 12/05/2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By Carlos
A couple of folks spoil it for the rest. ...

A couple of folks spoil it for the rest.

Thread closed.

Carlos
Forum: Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) 11/30/2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By Carlos
Break the rules = you have to deal with us Call...

Break the rules = you have to deal with us
Call us names = you have to deal with us


Follow the rules = you wont know we exists
Go about your business and help others = you wont know we exists...
Forum: Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) 11/30/2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By Carlos
13 posts and already taking part of such...

13 posts and already taking part of such threads!!!!

Keep it up and your stay here will be a very short one!!!

Carlos
Forum: Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) 11/30/2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By Carlos
You guys don't see the bigger picture here. ...

You guys don't see the bigger picture here.

There are over 172 thousand people here. You know that not all of them follow the rules.

Say 1% of them does not follow the rules and need to be...
Forum: Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) 11/30/2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By Carlos
WRONG!!! RC does not burden me. For the...

WRONG!!!

RC does not burden me. For the most part, I really really enjoy what I do. 99% of the folks here are fantastic and we all have a great time. We have civil discussions and good exchange...
Forum: Chicagoland Marine Aquarium Society (CMAS) 11/30/2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By Carlos
You are right. RC is not free to me as I have to...

You are right. RC is not free to me as I have to work by dealing with people that cannot do something as simple as following the rules. It is not free to my family as I have to spend time away from...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/29/2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By Carlos
Add a sump!!! Sump is never a waste of money if...

Add a sump!!! Sump is never a waste of money if you add a good sump.

In terms of size, install the biggest sump you can, especially if you are looking to use part of it as a refugium.

The...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/26/2007, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By Carlos
[welcome] Lighting is way too subjective. ...

[welcome]

Lighting is way too subjective. It is pretty much whatever you like to see your corals under.

Carlos
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/20/2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By Carlos
Tank specs? Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate? ...

Tank specs? Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate? Temperature?

Ich is usually due to stress. Are any fish picking on the hippo? What are you feeding it?

Carlos
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