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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 12/15/2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 328,804
Posted By Fish'InMN
Oh Mighty Grim, We're upgrading to a...

Oh Mighty Grim,

We're upgrading to a standard 75g from a 40g breeder, its an LPS-dominant mixed reef. We are torn between a T5 4-bulb IceCap retrofit ("normal" HO) or a T5 2-bulb retro and a VHO...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/24/2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Fish'InMN
Definitely a harmless sponge. They get quite...

Definitely a harmless sponge. They get quite large if given space to grow, especially in the 'shade'. Ours is quite large now, started tiny like yours but grew as the montipora cap above it grew.
...
Forum: Reef Discussion 11/23/2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 40,741
Posted By Fish'InMN
Excellent build and documentation, Hop, keep up...

Excellent build and documentation, Hop, keep up the good work! Your 'fish room' alone has more than a few ideas worth copying. How long do you think it will be before you are running out of room...
Forum: Advanced Topics 11/12/2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,725
Posted By Fish'InMN
Yeah, it sounds like you have the perfect setup...

Yeah, it sounds like you have the perfect setup (or nearly so) already in place. If you could somehow provide a constant, minimal water change as one of the links mentioned, by pumping water in from...
Forum: Advanced Topics 11/12/2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,725
Posted By Fish'InMN
http://www.ifmn.net/nachzuchten/garnelen_l_amboine...

http://www.ifmn.net/nachzuchten/garnelen_l_amboinensis_debelius.html
http://www.breedersregistry.org/Reprints/FAMA/v17_aug94/scarlet.htm
...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/24/2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 585
Posted By Fish'InMN
He responds to these threads because he has...

He responds to these threads because he has experience with the subject matter. He's not paid to answer these threads, he does this voluntarily.

Is it a coincidence that he writes the same thing...
Forum: Reef Fishes 10/23/2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 410
Posted By Fish'InMN
Cub Foods has it. Usually in the "International...

Cub Foods has it. Usually in the "International Foods" section (or w/e they are calling it these days) with the rest of the "Oriental" foods. I assume there aren't any sushi bars in TRF, so you are...
Forum: Nano Reefs 10/22/2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,244
Posted By Fish'InMN
That appears to be bryopsis. Nothing that will...

That appears to be bryopsis. Nothing that will fit in your tank will eat it. The only apparent solution is to raise your magnesium level above normal SW levels: Link....
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/22/2007, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By Fish'InMN
http://www.xantrex.com/support/howlong.asp ...

http://www.xantrex.com/support/howlong.asp

It all comes down to Amp-Hours of the battery, Voltage of the battery, and Wattage of your selected appliance. For instance, if I have a 12V, 50Ah...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 10/21/2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By Fish'InMN
Or if you're not always at the computer, all...

Or if you're not always at the computer, all dimensions in inches...

Volume (gallons) = Length * Width * Height / 231

As for the water change idea, why not have a bare 75 gallon tank plumbed in...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/21/2007, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Fish'InMN
http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.p...

http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1216536&highlight=salt+AND+testing

Your data would be worthless. A different source for every set of data alone introduces an...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/16/2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 700
Posted By Fish'InMN
When you say you "shut off" for feeding, are you...

When you say you "shut off" for feeding, are you turning off just the skimmer pump, or everything (including return pump)?

Consistent water height is a huge factor in skimmer performance.

EDIT:...
Forum: Do It Yourself 10/10/2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,327
Posted By Fish'InMN
Very nice work on the stand and floating base. ...

Very nice work on the stand and floating base. That will be one very clean setup!

Cheers,
Marty
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/10/2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Fish'InMN
How deep is it sitting in water? Its usually...

How deep is it sitting in water? Its usually recommended to keep it around 7 inches.

When was the last time you cleaned the interior of the body, the collection cup, and the pump, including the...
Forum: Advanced Topics 10/09/2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,957
Posted By Fish'InMN
Mmm, recycle pulp and clarifier sludge... I love...

Mmm, recycle pulp and clarifier sludge... I love being a ChE undergrad...

Anyways, back to watching you folks debate this again. :D
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/07/2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,437
Posted By Fish'InMN
I will second the recommendation of Gorilla Glue....

I will second the recommendation of Gorilla Glue. Just be sure to read and follow the instructions thoroughly. Wetting the area-to-be-glued is an important part of the glue's strength, though it...
Forum: Reef Discussion 10/04/2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Fish'InMN
http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a5/nmkranz/SW%20-...

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a5/nmkranz/SW%20-%2040%20gallon/July%2028th%202007/July28030.jpg

We're thinking about slowly siphoning out the deep sand bed over the next couple of months, as it...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 10/03/2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 96,663
Posted By Fish'InMN
Just read through the entire thread, probably for...

Just read through the entire thread, probably for the second or third time honestly. Simply amazing work you (both ;)) have done, as has been said many times before.

My only question is in...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/03/2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 291
Posted By Fish'InMN
Well, 25mm and 32mm are about 1in and 1.25in...

Well, 25mm and 32mm are about 1in and 1.25in pipe, respectively. Assuming you're going to get 4000lph (~1050gph) from the OR6500 after the split and with head loss, your pipe-size selection is good....
Forum: Anemones & Clownfish 10/02/2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By Fish'InMN
Our true percs host in a hammer and the female...

Our true percs host in a hammer and the female was caught doing the same thing only a month or so ago.

Now, she and her mate are doing very well, and she has stopped sucking on the hammer polyps. ...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 10/01/2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 291
Posted By Fish'InMN
A union directly above the pump would be a decent...

A union directly above the pump would be a decent addition, wish I had done that to my return. Additional unions on the return manifold up top would be nice but certainly aren't needed.

You may...
Forum: New to the Hobby 09/30/2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 703
Posted By Fish'InMN
Most pumps will not be harmed by restricting the...

Most pumps will not be harmed by restricting the output. Some may in fact operate their best when restricted slightly. But the T back to sump is a viable alternative.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 09/30/2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 378
Posted By Fish'InMN
Carbon first, GFO second. Carbon can (usually)...

Carbon first, GFO second. Carbon can (usually) take a higher flow-through rate because of the larger particle size. So, run a MJ900 or 1200 and adjust the valves on each reactor to get the perfect...
Forum: Do It Yourself 09/30/2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Fish'InMN
http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.p...

http://archive.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1149483&highlight=RS80+Mods

http://www.asmskimmer.com/modifications.htm
Forum: Reef Discussion 09/29/2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By Fish'InMN
It will slowly loose color and disappear (ie:...

It will slowly loose color and disappear (ie: slow, painful death) over the next week or two. Just keep the reactor running and enjoy a beverage. :beer: :thumbsup:
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