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Forum: SPS Keepers 12/10/2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By jessezm
Clearly all SPS have to get their energy from...

Clearly all SPS have to get their energy from somewhere, the question is, from where, and how much? There are many ways to skin a cat with SPS feeding. Many rely on the waste and other biological...
Forum: Reef Fishes 12/10/2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By jessezm
what's up with my blue tang???

I've been watching my Hippo tang today and he's been making runs at and attacking almost all his other tankmates all of a sudden, both smaller and bigger than he is.

The tank is a 200g reef, and...
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/10/2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By jessezm
I have a piece up high in my tank under T5s...

I have a piece up high in my tank under T5s (overdriven) and it has barely grown at all in several months. Color is OK, but could be better. I'll tag along to see if anyone has any other thoughts...
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/10/2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By jessezm
That's totally normal for birdsnest. They can be...

That's totally normal for birdsnest. They can be quite bushy.
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 12/06/2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,844
Posted By jessezm
sending pm

sending pm
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/05/2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 763
Posted By jessezm
That oughta do it! Try to remove your hermits,...

That oughta do it! Try to remove your hermits, shrimp, and other crabs if possible. FWIW, though, my fire shrimp, electric hermit, sally lightfoot, emerald, and pep. shrimp made it through two...
Forum: Used Equipment & Drygoods Selling 12/02/2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By jessezm
Nice! free bump.

Nice! free bump.
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/01/2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By jessezm
I'm sorry, PVC leaches phosphate into the...

I'm sorry, PVC leaches phosphate into the water??? I've never heard that, and would be very disturbed if it were true, given just about everyone plumbs their tanks with PVC (including me!)

Could...
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/29/2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By jessezm
You could also use aquarium putty that's used for...

You could also use aquarium putty that's used for mounting frags and sticking rocks together. I used a large tube of the stuff to cover up the encrusted areas of millepora that was encroaching some...
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/29/2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 18,003
Posted By jessezm
Very interesting findings, and encouraging

Very interesting findings, and encouraging
Forum: Reef Fishes 11/28/2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,034
Posted By jessezm
My watanabei angel pair, but I got them for a...

My watanabei angel pair, but I got them for a steal at $150 and my LFS. So I guess if you divide that in half I paid $75 each, so I guess my most expensive individual fish was my Scott's fairy...
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/28/2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By jessezm
I've used E-tropicals (DF&S) several times with...

I've used E-tropicals (DF&S) several times with great satisfaction. Good prices and great service.
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/26/2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 728
Posted By jessezm
Mine is a OM 4-way/Dart combonation just like...

Mine is a OM 4-way/Dart combonation just like hollback's. On my 200g tank, I was actually a bit disappointed, and have just added 2 vortechs. WOW, what a difference!!!
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/23/2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By jessezm
You could check your strontium levels--I think...

You could check your strontium levels--I think I've read that too low Sr can lead to brittle,fragile skeletal structure
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/20/2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By jessezm
What are the e-tail/retail sources for it? I...

What are the e-tail/retail sources for it? I can't find it, either...
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/20/2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,787
Posted By jessezm
Is there an added benefit to running it, or is it...

Is there an added benefit to running it, or is it more of a hindrance to allowing the system to work correctly?
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/20/2007, 09:30 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 18,003
Posted By jessezm
The Blu Coral method uses this hormone (HGH), the...

The Blu Coral method uses this hormone (HGH), the pappone method does not, though... Pappone is just the food part of the equation, plus amino acids, but without the HGH.
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/20/2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 18,003
Posted By jessezm
Oh, yes, I just starting looking at that and WOW,...

Oh, yes, I just starting looking at that and WOW, I'm still confused! Anyhow, the timing of my post is pretty funny, since my lights came on just now and I am noticing that the purple tips of my...
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/20/2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 18,003
Posted By jessezm
I don't mean to hijack this thread but I have a...

I don't mean to hijack this thread but I have a question related to the above statement--

I've been using the pappone method, which introduces samll amounts of sugar as a carbon source in the food...
Forum: The Reef Chemistry Forum 11/20/2007, 02:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By jessezm
I used PC-7 to construct some rockwork outside of...

I used PC-7 to construct some rockwork outside of my tank. It's a two-part that can be bought in pretty good quantities for cheap (comes in two separate tins). Anyhow, I contacted the manufacturer...
Forum: SPS Keepers 11/19/2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,787
Posted By jessezm
Never thought about that until today... I DO run...

Never thought about that until today... I DO run a phosphate reactor. But I also have been dosing extra sugar during the day to make sure a food source remains for the bacteria. My water is...
Forum: Advanced Topics 11/19/2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By jessezm
Yes, that too. and I was totally blown away this...

Yes, that too. and I was totally blown away this week by how clear the water has been lately.
Forum: Advanced Topics 11/19/2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By jessezm
Why not? I like sugar so much that I thought my...

Why not? I like sugar so much that I thought my fish would like it too! No, really--the theory behind sugar/vodka dosing is much better explained by others (I'm sure someone here can provide a...
Forum: Advanced Topics 11/19/2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By jessezm
I actually stopped using Selcon a few months ago...

I actually stopped using Selcon a few months ago when I ran out of PE mysis. Since then, I've been feeding the fish exclusively with Spectrum pellets and nori. I was actually thinking my hair algae...
Forum: Advanced Topics 11/19/2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By jessezm
Sounds just like me. I dose about that exact...

Sounds just like me. I dose about that exact amount (20 ml per night) in a bit under 240 total gallons (plus the pappone at night). The green hair fuzz is mostly on rocks that are shaded a bit, and...
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