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Forum: New to the Hobby 01/11/2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,372
Posted By Volkman
If all you want to do is quite down the "gurgling...

If all you want to do is quite down the "gurgling noise," take a plastic straw, cut it long enough to have it hold tight in the over flow, and place it perpendicular to the water drain. You just...
Forum: The Fish Breeding Forum 01/08/2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,956
Posted By Volkman
My Bangaii released 5 fry 4 days ago and hasn't...

My Bangaii released 5 fry 4 days ago and hasn't done anything since. His mouth doesn't look entirely huge (like it did before), but he is also not eating. I have him in a breeders net hoping hill...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 01/08/2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,792
Posted By Volkman
I am aware of that they need zero amounts on both...

I am aware of that they need zero amounts on both and I am trying to lower those, but he is not new to the tank. He's been in there 3-4 months and seemed to be great!! (this is all-of-a-sudden) ...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/07/2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Volkman
What is the best way of setting up a safe QT tank...

What is the best way of setting up a safe QT tank quickly. How much "new" saltwater can I put in? I have a 20g I am going to use. Would only like to take 5-10 gallons out of the display tank, can...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 01/07/2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,792
Posted By Volkman
I don't have my log here at work, but: Am: ...

I don't have my log here at work, but:

Am: .01
Nitrate: .02
Nitrite: .04
Sg: 1.024
PH 8.3-8.4

That's all I can remember from my head. I know that some are a little high, but they have...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Volkman
I am putting one together as we speak.... lesson...

I am putting one together as we speak.... lesson learned!
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Volkman
Bump

Bump
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/05/2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Volkman
What if you don't have the option of setting up a...

What if you don't have the option of setting up a QT tank? What then? I do have the lights off above the breeder net that he's in, nobody bugging him, low flow...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/05/2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Volkman
Soak Nori sheets in garlic??

Soak Nori sheets in garlic??
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/05/2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Volkman
Exclamation Help! My Yellow Belly Tang is Laying on its Side

I'm not sure what's wrong with my yellow belly tang. He's laying on his side and breathing heavy. Looks like he got bitten pretty hard, one of his fins is almost all gone. At first, I thought he had...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 01/05/2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,792
Posted By Volkman
It doesn't look like it, the clowns are fine,...

It doesn't look like it, the clowns are fine, same with the other fish. Nothing new introduced into the tank except the goby, but he was in QT at the LFS which I trust pretty well. But one of the...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 01/05/2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,792
Posted By Volkman
Exclamation Help! My Yellow Belly Tang is Laying on its Side

I'm not sure what's wrong with my yellow belly tang. He's laying on his side and breathing heavy. Looks like he got bitten pretty hard, one of his fins is almost all gone. At first, I thought he had...
Forum: Do It Yourself 12/04/2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By Volkman
Thanks bud, I have started the build this last...

Thanks bud, I have started the build this last weekend, pictures to follow!! Going well!
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/29/2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By Volkman
Thanks Sharkbait, we wanted to keep as much room...

Thanks Sharkbait, we wanted to keep as much room as possible around the tank open to keep the room open, but I did think of that. Closing that in would make things nice and fun for maintainace...
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/28/2007, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By Volkman
That looks cool there my Aussie friend!! Is that...

That looks cool there my Aussie friend!! Is that free standing or is it on a wall? How cool would that be if it were free standing?!!! Here are a couple of old pics of my set-up that I am looking...
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/27/2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By Volkman
ME FIRST RICH!! HAHA, J/K!!!! :)

ME FIRST RICH!! HAHA, J/K!!!! :)
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/27/2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By Volkman
Canopy Build Plans

Who wants to share??? I have a 125g (72x18) that I need to build a canopy to house my lights in. Want to include fans, space to run modular tubing, etc.... Would like to have the top open(vents??)...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/20/2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Volkman
Found out what's in the water: Potassium...

Found out what's in the water: Potassium Bicarbonate, Calcium Chloride and Magnesium Chloride. These okay?? I am going to get a auto top-off system, when I get back. For sure!! I know not to...
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/20/2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Volkman
Leaving Wednesday morning, coming back Sunday...

Leaving Wednesday morning, coming back Sunday night. Usually I lose about 3-4 gallons every couple of days. So it'll be low.
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/20/2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Volkman
Sorry about the "pre-mixed" comment, I meant...

Sorry about the "pre-mixed" comment, I meant pre-mixed with my additives, not salt. I'll contact them and see what they put in and let you all know.
Forum: New to the Hobby 11/20/2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Volkman
Water top-off while gone.....

Ok, so the future Father-in-law is going to be taking care of the tank while we are gone for Turkey Day, showed him how to feed, all that stuff, but he is going to need to add water to the tank. Is...
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/11/2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Volkman
Thanks Jason for the advice.... simple now that I...

Thanks Jason for the advice.... simple now that I know what to do..... what do I do if that does not work?? I don't want to ruin the ballast.
By the way, love the Fat-Tony avatar!! ;)
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/11/2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Volkman
Ok, so I just need to run a (orange) wire from...

Ok, so I just need to run a (orange) wire from the orange on the ballast to the light?
Forum: Do It Yourself 11/11/2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By Volkman
Gosh I hate electrical..... So do I have to...

Gosh I hate electrical..... So do I have to re-wire the light so that it has orange wires coming out?? There are no orange coming from the light, just the ballast. Sorry if I am not...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 11/11/2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By Volkman
Nobody else has had this problem??? You are all...

Nobody else has had this problem??? You are all lucky!!
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