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Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
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Forum: New to the Hobby 01/09/2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By NCguy
You need to check all of your water perimeters...

You need to check all of your water perimeters first to make sure that your tank has finished cycling.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By NCguy
But you dont know the owner of ironwalrus69's lfs...

But you dont know the owner of ironwalrus69's lfs so its probably not his best option.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By NCguy
I would NEVER dump someone elses water in my...

I would NEVER dump someone elses water in my tank. You never know what you might be adding to your tank.Whatever problem they may be having,you now have.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By NCguy
By the way...I wouldn't add more than 1 or 2 fish...

By the way...I wouldn't add more than 1 or 2 fish at a time in ordrer to let the tank get used to the new bioload.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By NCguy
Float the bag for about 30 mins. Then cut the bag...

Float the bag for about 30 mins. Then cut the bag open and pour the fish and water into a 5 gallon bucket. Tie a knot in an airline tube and run it from your tank to the bucket. Start a siphon and...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By NCguy
lol yeah they are kinda mean sometimes.

lol yeah they are kinda mean sometimes.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By NCguy
Thats why you put some bigger shells in the tank...

Thats why you put some bigger shells in the tank for them to move to when they need them.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By NCguy
5 emerald crabs would be plenty...The rest looks...

5 emerald crabs would be plenty...The rest looks fine.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By NCguy
Your tank is cycling so it's going to go through...

Your tank is cycling so it's going to go through many different algae stages..Wait until it's through and get a cleanup crew to clean the tank. (snails,crabs,shrimp)
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/08/2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By NCguy
The added flow probably just stirred up detritus...

The added flow probably just stirred up detritus in your tank..Give it time and your skimmer will take care of it.
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By NCguy
lol yeah i got tired of seeing it spit water out...

lol yeah i got tired of seeing it spit water out of the air intake and fill up the collection cup with water(a few times) so i tinkered around trying a few different things until raising the outlet...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By NCguy
I have an AquaC EV 120 that did the same thing...

I have an AquaC EV 120 that did the same thing during an off/on until i raised the outlet water pipe from the skimmer up out of the water just a little.Now it doesnt suck water back up during a...
Forum: New to the Hobby 01/07/2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By NCguy
I've had one of these before..It works but it...

I've had one of these before..It works but it tends to wet skim and then overflow so I'd be careful with it. There are a few mods you can do to it to make it perform better.Just do a search for them....
Forum: Photography 01/06/2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By NCguy
I'm using an XTi..I'm trying to get away from...

I'm using an XTi..I'm trying to get away from auto and try some different shots. I've got a long way to go. lol
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By NCguy
You're welcome

You're welcome
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By NCguy
That is correct.

That is correct.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By NCguy
Use a turkey baster or a small powerhead to blow...

Use a turkey baster or a small powerhead to blow it off the rocks then siphon it out. You can siphon it through a filter sock and dont have to do a water change.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By NCguy
You can wet or dry skim with any skimmer. Raising...

You can wet or dry skim with any skimmer. Raising the water level in the skimmer kneck..Increasing the air flow...Different settings skim in different ways. Wet skimming doesn't take the salt out of...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 22,630
Posted By NCguy
Thank you very much....My wife and I have enjoyed...

Thank you very much....My wife and I have enjoyed following along on your thread and we look forward to seeing you fill that tank up.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 22,630
Posted By NCguy
Ok j I took some ric pics for ya.... ...

Ok j I took some ric pics for ya....

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc236/34ncguy/rics8.jpg

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc236/34ncguy/rics7.jpg
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Forum: Photography 01/06/2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By NCguy
Might as well post some of my ric pics... ...

Might as well post some of my ric pics...

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc236/34ncguy/rics7.jpg


http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc236/34ncguy/rics6.jpg
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Forum: Photography 01/06/2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By NCguy
Figured it out. :D

Figured it out. :D
Forum: Photography 01/06/2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By NCguy
Testing

Just trying to post a pic to see if i can get this right lol..

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc236/34ncguy/rics8.jpg
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 22,630
Posted By NCguy
Oh yeah ricordeas are some of our...

Oh yeah ricordeas are some of our favorites...Probably have 60 or more..Couldn't help it we got a good deal so we jumped on it. I'll post some pics of them tomorrow in your thread if you don't mind.
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