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Forum: SPS Keepers 01/09/2008, 11:22 AM
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Forum: SPS Keepers 01/08/2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By The Saltman
Can you get AEFW or Red Bugs from a Clam?

Hi guys,

I was wondering about the quarantine of clams with my sps and clam dominated tank. I will quarantine all incoming sps corals. I haven;t been able to find much about the quarantine of...
Forum: The Lounge 01/07/2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,245
Posted By The Saltman
Does anyone write off their tank expenses?

Hi guys,

Does anyone write off your aquarium expenses or energy that it costs to run your tanks? Just wondered if there was a way to do it.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/07/2008, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By The Saltman
Re: Need some ideas for a 180g

When you talk about electrical consumption and output, its hard to find a more bang for the buck pump than the tunze streams. I would put 2 6101's in there on a controller and be done with it. I...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By The Saltman
I am a firm believer in the more ways you can...

I am a firm believer in the more ways you can export nutrients, it can only be helping you. Its really tough to gauge just how much one is helping out over the other, but both of them are have the...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/06/2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By The Saltman
I would never run the line off of your DI...

I would never run the line off of your DI directly to your sump, you will asking for a disaster. If you do, I would not have a float switch controlling it. I would manually be doing it with a shut...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By The Saltman
Where can I get some garf grunge? Because I...

Where can I get some garf grunge? Because I prefer to not use any live rock rubble at all for the fear of pests. Its why I am going with all marco in the first place
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By The Saltman
I am still cooking it on the advice of some...

I am still cooking it on the advice of some others who have gotten marco rocks. They say in the first few months there are a lot of phosphates that leach off the rock.
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By The Saltman
LFS's will always sell you the items that "hide"...

LFS's will always sell you the items that "hide" the problems such as algae chemicals, filters etc. But one needs to understand the root cause of algae problems as some others have mentioned. When...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By The Saltman
So as long as I have a powerhead for water...

So as long as I have a powerhead for water movement, both should be alright for any period of time?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 808
Posted By The Saltman
Whats the best plan for my marco rocks??

Hi guys,

I am going to be getting a shipment of about 250#'s of marco rock and plan on cooking it all for 2 months. However, during this time I will be running my main display tank with water...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/06/2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By The Saltman
How long can you store made up Saltwater?

Hi guys,

In a properly sealed container such as a brute garbage can that is sealed, how long can it be stored? On the same question, how long can you store RO/DI water?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/03/2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By The Saltman
Marco Rocks

Hi guys,


I plan on using marco rock and seed 250#'s of it. Couldnt I just used a very small piece of rubble to seed? I know this will take a lot longer, but at least I know I will be pest free....
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/03/2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By The Saltman
I plan on using marco rock and seed 250#'s of it....

I plan on using marco rock and seed 250#'s of it. Couldnt I just used a very small piece of rubble to seed? I know this will take a lot longer, but at least I know I will be pest free. Someone said...
Forum: Large Reef Tanks 01/03/2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By The Saltman
Best Backup power option for loaded 210 reef?

Hi guys,

I'm looking into a backup power option for a 210 gallon reef. I want to know what is my best option for the $$$$. I don't want to invest in an entire home generator. I am only...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/02/2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By The Saltman
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Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/02/2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By The Saltman
I know running a UV on a larger system cannot...

I know running a UV on a larger system cannot hurt, but is there enough of a benefit to justify it on a large system of lets say 210 gallons running 24/7? My main display is going to be sps...
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/02/2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By The Saltman
Lab Grade test kits?

Hi guys,

I know Salifert are good kits to have. But is there a good place to get lab grade kits? Phosphate does not show up, but I know there is phosphate present. Also, I was wondering about...
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By The Saltman
Gabe, thanks for the link. I didn't know they...

Gabe, thanks for the link. I didn't know they had UV and ozone combo units. would this be better to get a combo unit that to run a separate uv and ozone unit?
Forum: Reef Discussion 01/01/2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By The Saltman
Aquarium maintenance practices

Hi guys,

Can you describe to me a good maintenance practice practice that you guys do with your reef as far as keeping salt creep off the tank and cleaning powerheads, etc. I see they have...
Forum: SPS Keepers 01/01/2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By The Saltman
I think running ozone and a uv in Quarantine...

I think running ozone and a uv in Quarantine would be ideal right? I thought I read that ozone will kill bacteria as well int he water.
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By The Saltman
What is the smallest unit that they make?

What is the smallest unit that they make?
Forum: Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment 01/01/2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By The Saltman
Best UV sterilizer?

Hi guys,

What would be the best UV sterilizer to get? I plan on running a UV in a Quarantine tank that would be 20 gallons.

Thanks
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/30/2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By The Saltman
Revive coral cleaner

Hi guys,

I've read some links about Revive coral cleaner. I've read some threads that claim this kills AEFW. Has anyone used this product and had great results with it?
Forum: SPS Keepers 12/30/2007, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By The Saltman
AEFW egg hatching time?

Hi guys,


I plan to quarantine all incoming sps frags. From my understanding, dips, etc will not kill the eggs. How long does it take for AEFW eggs to hatch so I can ensure I get all of them? ...
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