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Forum: Reef Discussion 01/08/2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By lakwriter
how difficult is the driving/traffic from san...

how difficult is the driving/traffic from san fran to Monterey?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/07/2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By lakwriter
Going to San Fran...Aquarium of the Bay, Steinhart, or both?

I'm going to San Francisco for work next week for 10 days. I'll be staying very near the Wharf. I'm going to have a little sight-seeing time and of course, I want to check out the TWO ...count 'em...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/29/2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,357
Posted By lakwriter
very cool idea to do a "small fish" tank. nice...

very cool idea to do a "small fish" tank. nice aquascaping, too. looks great for having a recent move.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/21/2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By lakwriter
forgot to mention Ido

the tunze 6025 PH is for flow.

oops! forgot to mention I do have 3 blue leg hermits, too.

Yeah, I figured it'd be the phosphates, hands-down. I'm gonna get a cheap HOB filter and run some...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/21/2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 907
Posted By lakwriter
ditto.

ditto.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/21/2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By lakwriter
Uggggrrrrhhhh! Hair Algea! (lots of info)

I am in the throws of the Great Hair Algea Battle of 2007. Its been in progress for approximately 2 months. Here are my specs...

29 gal
2 green chromis, a pair of O. clowns
6 XL turbos, 2...
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/20/2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By lakwriter
I've used it with great results...but I don't...

I've used it with great results...but I don't have any corals. Just fish and inverts.
Forum: Reef Discussion 12/05/2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 7,719
Posted By lakwriter
45369 + 29 = 45,398

45369 + 29 = 45,398
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/29/2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,261
Posted By lakwriter
something that would remove the salt from waste...

something that would remove the salt from waste water from water changes so I could use the dirty water for the garden.

a website that's just for show and lists prices of things at 50% for showing...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/29/2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By lakwriter
hey! I have those too! no idea what they are,...

hey! I have those too! no idea what they are, though.
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/28/2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By lakwriter
if 1 is nearly silent, I'd say mine is a 2, but I...

if 1 is nearly silent, I'd say mine is a 2, but I don't have a sump. The only sounds are the quiet humming of the Tunze skimmer and nanostream.
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/23/2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By lakwriter
white spots sounds like ick. And yes, if a fish...

white spots sounds like ick. And yes, if a fish is stressed, it is more susceptable to ick.
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/04/2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By lakwriter
Have you thought about contacting a public...

Have you thought about contacting a public aquarium? They often have education programs and I'm sure they could connect you with someone...and they're open weekends, so you might be able to touch...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/25/2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By lakwriter
I'm in the market for a new heater...any suggestions?

I'm looking to buy a new heater for my 29g. I'd like it to have multiple temp settings (the one I have now is only 76 and 82 degrees).

Whats your favorite heater?
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/25/2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By lakwriter
Yes and no. They typically leave healthy and...

Yes and no. They typically leave healthy and happy cohabitants alone, but if one is sick, injured, etc, they eat their own, IME. I started out with three about 6 months ago. One morning I found...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/24/2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By lakwriter
and the ceriths outnumber the hermits...

and the ceriths outnumber the hermits...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/24/2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By lakwriter
Well, the hermits have plenty of shells to move...

Well, the hermits have plenty of shells to move into if they choose to do so. And they do. I have plenty of other snails that do not seem to share the same fate. My primary interest was related to...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/23/2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By lakwriter
do cerith snails do you any good?

Hi all, I've bought cerith snails a couple times now and they never seem to do anything. I'll put them in the tank, they'll stay in the same place for a day or more. Bury themeselves in the sand...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/19/2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By lakwriter
wow, I like the ziplock bag and PVC suggestions. ...

wow, I like the ziplock bag and PVC suggestions. Thanks!
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/19/2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By lakwriter
What's the best way to add sand to an existing system?

I want to add another inch or so to my existing 3" sand bed (established approx. 10 months). What is the best method and sand to do this? Live vs. not? All at once vs. staggered addition?

Is...
Forum: Pittsburgh Marine Aquarium Society 10/01/2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By lakwriter
Which LFS take trade-in livestock for store credit?

I have 2 peppermint shrimp that have become murderers and my extra feeding to compensate for them has made my water quality take a nose dive. Do any of the following LFSs take trade in livestock for...
Forum: Chemical Valley Reef Club 09/19/2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 686
Posted By lakwriter
Just got back from Fuji's. What a fabulous...

Just got back from Fuji's. What a fabulous store! Nicer than some of those we have in Pittsburgh! Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Reef Discussion 09/19/2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 705
Posted By lakwriter
I believe TUNZE has corrected this problem. I...

I believe TUNZE has corrected this problem. I was interested in one and asked in the TUNZE forum and they explained the several changes they made to production to eliminate the problem. This...
Forum: Reef Discussion 09/19/2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,012
Posted By lakwriter
I just used this one yesterday to explain why I...

I just used this one yesterday to explain why I wanted a new Tunze stream..."It uses half the electricity of my old one. So it'll pay for itself in no time."
Forum: Chemical Valley Reef Club 09/18/2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By lakwriter
grendl, if you decide to part-out, I might be...

grendl, if you decide to part-out, I might be interested in the RO/DI. What are the specifics? Brand, age, etc.
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